1 One Waukesha resident in the 700 block of Sylvan Terrace nearly burned out their car battery when they turned on their car to warm it up overnight Nov. 27, decided not to take it anywhere then forgot about it and left the car running until around 1:43 p.m. the same day. A police report said the resident turned it off once they were made aware of the situation.
2 A semi-truck reportedly struck a light pole around 3:52 p.m. Nov. 27 and turned it around near Sunset Drive and West Avenue. According to a police report, the traffic signal was on the northeast corner of the intersection and should have been controlling southbound traffic but was facing the opposite direction. The power company was advised.
3 Someone broke into an apartment in the 200 block of Hinman Avenue and stole a game system and tried to take a TV around 6:46 p.m. Nov. 27. A police report said the victim reported the incident. No suspects or leads were mentioned.
4 A man reportedly had a seizure and fell off his bike while pedaling in traffic near Carroll Street and North East Avenue around 8:17 p.m. Nov. 27. No injuries were mentioned in a police report.
5 A resident in the 1700 block of Elder Street was startled awake by a possible burglar in his home around 6:31 a.m. Nov. 28. According to a police report, the resident heard crashing noises, woke up and saw a man running out of his house. The report said police were unable to find the suspect.
6 Staff at Banting Elementary School, 2019 Butler Drive, counseled a third-grade student after the boy threatened to bring a gun to school around 9:01 a.m. Nov. 28. A police report said Banting staff determined the boy was talking about a Nerf gun and the issue was resolved.
7 A man reportedly stole cash out of the register at Antiques and Uniques on Main, 250 W. Main St., early in the morning Nov. 28. The theft was reported around 11:16 a.m. According to a police report, the incident was caught on a surveillance camera in the store and officers found a finger print and other evidence from the scene. A suspect was not named in the report.
8 Two men got into a shouting match inside the bathroom at the E.B. Shurts Environment Education Center, 810 W. College Ave. around 1:49 p.m. Nov. 28 when one of them became upset about how much time the other was taking while using the stall. A police report said the man who instigated the argument had left by the time police arrived.
9 Staff at Les Paul Middle School Central Campus, 325 Carroll St., found an "inappropriate" image on one student's school-issued iPad around 1:58 p.m. Nov. 28. A police report did not specify what the image was, but said the boy was counseled and deleted the image. His mother was notified of the incident.
10 Police arrested a man after he reportedly shoved his girlfriend and spat in her face around around 10:49 p.m. Nov. 28 in the 2700 block of Keri Court. No citations or criminal charges were specified in a police report.
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11 Apparently incensed after being told she was double parked, a woman reportedly menaced a mother and daughter, who complained about the parking situation, by following them in her car around the city after all three left the Post Office, 300 E. Broadway St., around 2:47 p.m. Nov. 29. No one was injured, according to an incident report, but police said they would advise the woman on her behavior.
12 A man was thrown from his motorcycle and injured in a two-vehicle crash around 3:29 p.m. Nov. 29 near Northview Road and Grandview Boulevard. Police found the man laying in traffic, a police report said, suffering from chest pain.
13 A man reportedly tried to steal a Kohl’s security guard’s phone after the guard chased the man out of the store, 2200 W. St. Paul Ave., for shoplifting around 5:56 p.m. Nov. 29. The man allegedly tried to get away with a stolen jacket. A police report said the man dropped the jacket then punched the security guard and tried to take his phone and ran away. The report didn’t specify whether police found the man.
14 A woman was seen swerving her car through traffic, and her vehicle nearly struck a curb around 5:33 p.m. Nov. 30 near Highway 59 and East Sunset Drive. According to a police report, she reportedly was staring down at her phone for directions. Officers spoke to the woman about her driving and she agreed to pull into a parking lot to check her GPS.
15 Police arrested a Carroll University student for drug possession inside one the school’s dorms at 221 N. East Ave. around 12:30 a.m. Dec. 1. A police report said Carroll’s public safety office reported the incident. The report didn’t indicate whether the student was cited or criminally charged.
16 A woman was reportedly struck by a car while crossing the street but uninjured around 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1 near Broadway and East Avenue. A police report did not indicate whether officers were able to find the vehicle that hit the woman.
17 A woman told police someone destroyed some of her property around 4:04 p.m. Dec. 1 at her home in the 1700 block of Butler Drive. According to a police report, the woman said she thought she knew who caused the damage but wasn't able to provide any proof.
18 A man nearly caused an accident and almost struck the curb various times while reportedly filling out a job application while driving around 4:26 p.m. Dec. 1 near Merrill Hills Road and Summit Avenue. A police report said the anonymous caller who reported the incident thought the man was driving drunk, but he passed every field sobriety test administered to him by police. No citations were issued.
19 A woman told police someone, possibly her drug-addicted significant other, stole $700 out of her apartment in the 600 block of East Broadway around 8:33 p.m. Dec. 1. A police report did not specify whether officers the victim's partner was responsible for the theft.
20 A teenager reportedly ripped the leg off a desk in the Waukesha Public Library, 321 W. Wisconsin Ave., then bashed the desk with it possibly in a fit of rage around 3:04 p.m. Dec. 2. The boy's parents agreed to handle the issue privately, according to a police report. No citations were issued.