1 A woman in the 1100 block of Baxter Street called police after her husband, who had been threatening to divorce the woman all week, walked into their home and shut off the power around 8:33 p.m. July 23 to try to force the woman to leave. Police were able to restore power to the home. The man was not charged or cited for any crime, an incident report said.
2 A bathroom emergency apparently got a man out of a traffic ticket when he was pulled over around 10:52 p.m. July 23 in the 1900 block of Madera Street but resulted in an arguably worse punishment for him. According to a police report, the man was pulled over for driving recklessly and explained to a police officer he was doing so while trying to get home before he defecated on himself. Because of the traffic stop he did not make it home in time, the report said, and “figuring that was a greater penalty” the officer let the man go with a warning.
3 Someone slashed all four tires on a Jeep parked overnight July 23-24 in the 2200 block of Lander Lane. The owner of the vehicle reported the incident to police around 8:19 a.m. July 24. No suspects or leads were mentioned in a police report.
4 Police determined two vagrants in Waukesha Springs Park, 600 N. Hartwell Ave., did little more than violate the sensibilities of an anonymous caller, who reported the men were possibly drunk and one was sleeping on a picnic table around 11:25 a.m. July 24. According to a police report, “other than being less than aesthetically pleasing,” officers determined the men were not violating any city ordinances.
5 An unidentified person reportedly threatened to harm and possibly shoot a local teenage girl and her family after the girl denied the person’s recent request to video chat. The girl, a resident in the 300 block of Richard Street, told police about the threats around 3:51 p.m. July 24. A police report said the girl met the person through a teenage dating website.
6 An extremely intoxicated man fell asleep on the sidewalk outside Waukesha State Bank, 151 E. St. Paul Ave., around 2:14 a.m. July 25 and had to be given a ride home after police found him snoozing. An incident report said the man was uninjured, but did have a blood alcohol content of 0.266 — more than three times the amount considered legal proof of intoxication.
7 A truck was spilling oil as it drove following a collision with a light pole near Frame Park around 10:01 a.m. July 25. According to a police report, the truck drove for more than three miles after the accident, spilling oil the entire way and possibly causing some cars caught in the slick to spin out. The report does not indicate whether the truck driver was issued any citations.
8 Goodwill employees found something strange when sifting through donation bins around 3:54 p.m. July 25 at the store, 1400 Nike Drive. According to a police report, someone donated a “large amount” of ammunition to the store, possibly by accident. Police removed the bullets.
9 A concerned resident reported two young men who were driving slowly through the caller’s neighborhood and taking pictures of various homes around 7:09 p.m. July 25 in the 1200 block of Foxwood Trail. Police found the men and discovered they were just playing Pokemon Go. The men were told not to play while driving and were cooperative, a police report said.
10 A police officer on patrol spotted a women trying to move a large desk by herself around 8 p.m. July 25 and stopped to help her. The officer helped the woman move the desk into her home near Fox River Parkway and West Sunset Drive.
11 Police stopped and talked a group of teenagers who were carrying a full-size trampoline down the street around 12:25 a.m. July 26 in the 300 block of Shoshone Drive. The teenagers told the officer they were carrying the trampoline from one friend’s house to another because they wanted to sleep on it. A police report said they were advised on “appropriate times to carry out such activities.”
12 An anonymous caller reported a window was shot out at a building in the 200 block of Wilmont Drive around 11:11 a.m. July 26. A police report did not mention any leads.
13 Impatience in the drive-thru line at McDonald’s, 2047 Silvernail Road, led to a stern conversation with police for one Waukesha man. According to a police report, the man told officers he shouted at McDonald’s employees around 6:51 p.m. July 26 while waiting, presumably longer than he would’ve liked, for a grilled chicken wrap. Officers advised him on his potential disorderly behavior.
14 A caller reported a teenager pulled down his pants and urinated in the street in front of the caller’s house around 7:39 p.m. July 26 near Western and Summit avenues. According to a police report, the man was upset because he said he had daughters and did not want them “exposed” to that kind of behavior. However, the man did not wish to make a formal complaint.
15 One woman was injured following a two-car accident around 10:47 a.m. July 27 near Northview Road and Grandview Boulevard. According to an incident report, the woman had cuts on her face and scratches on her arms as a result of the crash. Airbags in both vehicles deployed, the report said, and both cars were towed.
16 Two intoxicated men passed out while at Dave’s Family Restaurant, 316 W. Broadway, around 4:52 p.m. July 27. According to a police report, one man was sleeping at the counter and the other was snoozing outside.
17 Someone egged a house and a destroyed a resident’s mailbox around 7:58 a.m. July 28 in the 1600 block of Chestnut Lane. An incident report did not mention whether police suspected anyone in particular for the damage.
18 A man told police around 9:02 a.m. July 28 that someone had broken into his car in the 200 block of Carriage Drive and stolen his XM radio and all his loose change. No suspects were mentioned in a police report.
19 A woman reportedly walked into a stranger’s house and urinated on the floor around 7:52 a.m. July 29 in the 400 block of North East Avenue. The woman was arrested for disorderly conduct, a police report said.
20 The west side of Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Avenue, temporarily went into lockdown around 6:46 p.m. July 29 as police searched for a suspect in a domestic abuse incident who might have followed his former girlfriend to the hospital in an attempt to harm her. A police report indicated the man was found and arrested.