Police Report: June 17

June 17, 2013



· A $1,500 40-inch television, a $120 pair of Nike tennis shoes and a $100 pair of DC tennis shoes were stolen from an unlocked residence in the 4900 block of South Packard Avenue between 9 and 11 p.m. June 8. The victim suspected that the items were stolen by a friend to whom he owed $30 for a previous methadone purchase. The television set was found at the residence in the 3700 block of Edgerton Avenue where the suspects lives, around 12:30 a.m. June 9. That suspect has not yet been arrested.

· A 22-year-old Milwaukee man, two 16-year-old Cudahy boys and a 15-year-old Cudahy boy were arrested between June 8 and June 12 after they all admitted in separate interviews to having taken part in a burglary of a residence in the 3700 block of East Barnard Avenue, around 2 p.m. June 5. The suspects said that the primary objective of the burglary was to get marijuana, but they also stole four $65 Xbox video games, a $50 Xbox controller and a $25 cord charger, as well as two glass water pipes worth $130 and $50, two cigarette lighters worth $25 and $10, and an $85 pair of shoes. All of the items were recovered except for the lighters and the shoes.


· A $500 lawnmower was stolen from the front yard of a residence in the 3400 block of East Lunham Avenue, around 6:30 p.m. June 7, after the owner went inside the house and left the mower unattended for about five minutes.

· A 32-year-old Cudahy man was arrested at Pick 'n Save, 5851 S. Packard Ave., after he attempted to steal a $31, 2.2-pound bag of shrimp, around 1 p.m. June 6. The man was cited for the attempted theft and arrested for a contempt of court warrant in South Milwaukee. The man also had his 3-year-old son with him when he was arrested, who was put in the custody of a friend of the man.


· A 44-year-old Cudahy woman was arrested for battery and disorderly conduct after she drunkenly kicked a pregnant woman in the stomach while she was with her small child on the sidewalk in the 3600 block of East Layton Avenue, around 9 p.m. June 7. The arrested woman verbally disparaged the victim while she walked with her child and another woman on the sidewalk, threw trash at them, and then attacked them, grabbing the victim by the arm, and kicking her in the abdomen just as a man intervened and was pulling them apart. The woman continued to drunkenly argue with the victim after police arrived, and she registered a blood alcohol content of 0.17 at the Cudahy Police Station. The victim declined medical attention.

· A 28-year-old woman from Sharon, Wis., was arrested at St. Luke's South Shore Hospital, 5900 S. Lake Drive, after she punched two hospital employees, around 11:30 p.m. June 13. The woman was a patient in the hospital's behavioral health division. The woman was caught using an off-limits phone in the hospital, punched a nurse in the shoulder, escaped and attacked a unit coordinator, pulling out a chunk of that employee's hair and punching her. The woman was taken to the Winnebago Mental Health Facility for treatment on June 14.


· A 30-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for drug possession at his residence in the 2700 block of East Adams Court around 7 p.m. June 7, after police found a pill bottle with marijuana in his residence while investigating a domestic dispute. The pill bottle contained 2 grams of marijuana.


· A 55-year-old Cudahy woman was cited for criminal damage to property after she was seen dealing three hammer-blows to the windshield of a car parked in the 3500 block of East Squire Avenue around 3:30 p.m. June 9. Confronted by police over the phone, the woman denied involvement and requested a citation by mail. The windshield will cost $300 to replace.

· Graffiti was found on the wall of a nonresidential building in the 5400 block of South Buckhorn Avenue around 6 a.m. June 13. The words "cocaine," "kobe" and other symbols were spray-painted on the southern brick wall with white and black paint, sometime between 11 p.m. June 12 and 6 a.m. June 13. The paint will cost about $50 to remove.


· A 29-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for disorderly conduct after he had a loud, drunken argument with another passenger and refused to exit the bus that had parked at Packard and Somers avenues for private security and police officers to escort the man off of the bus, around 12:30 a.m. June 4. At the police station, the man yelled at police and kicked the door of his cell, covered the security cameras in his cell with wet toilet paper, covered the window of his cell with a blanket and urinated at the door of his cell so that a puddle would form at the other side of the cell door. The man was restrained in a chair, was moved back to his cell after he agreed to cooperate, again became loud and disorderly, and was again restrained in a chair. In his attempts to free himself from the chair, the man was able to remove the seat belts and pull the chair's anchors out of the concrete floor, rendering it unusable. The man was cited twice for disorderly conduct and once for damage to property.

· A 34-year-old man was arrested and a 33-year-old woman cited for obstructing an officer at their residence in the 3100 block of East Adams Avenue, after they both lied about the man's identity to police to keep him from being arrested for a warrant, around 5 a.m. June 6. They both gave three separate names for the man to police while police were investigating a noise complaint. The man was wanted over a drunken driving case with the Milwaukee County Sherriff's Department. The woman also had a warrant in Greenfield for shoplifting.

· A 15-year-old Cudahy girl was arrested at Cudahy Middle School, 5530 S. Barland Ave., for disorderly conduct after she hit an officer attempting to restrain her, around 10:30 a.m. June 7. After a loud dispute in the hallway with another student, the girl was told that she was being sent home and was attempting to push past an officer and hit him in the shoulder in the process.

· A 52-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for trespassing after entering Pick 'n Save, 5851 S. Packard Ave., after having been banned from all Roundy's stores, around 5 p.m. June 7. The man told police that he thought he could re-enter the store since he had been banned more than a year ago. The man was cited on the scene and then released.

· The Cudahy Police Department responded to five incidents of domestic violence between June 7 and June 15.


No reportable incidents.



· A snowblower was stolen from a residential garage in the 300 block of Marshall Avenue, sometime between June 8 and 11 a.m. June 10. The snowblower was returned to its owner.

· An apartment in the 200 block of Southtowne Drive was entered sometime between 12:30 and 4:30 a.m. June 12. The subject broke a $200 bedroom window, but the victim did not report anything missing inside.


· Jewelry and tools valued at about $8,950 were reported to have been stolen from a residence in the 1100 block of North Chicago Avenue sometime between February and April. The incident was reported on June 14. The victim said that family and friends frequently stayed at the residence while one of the owners was in in the hospital during that time frame, and suspects a guest stole the items.

· A $1,900 motorized scooter was reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of Marion Avenue around 5:30 p.m. June 8. The scooter had already been recovered by police the previous day and was returned to its owner.

· A 15-year-old boy was arrested at his residence in the 600 block of Manistique Avenue around 4 p.m. June 10, after his mother reported that he had stolen $300 from her. While police searched the boy's room, they recovered a $300 cellphone that had been reported stolen the same day, while the owner was in the 1000 block of Marquette Avenue.

· A car was entered and miscellaneous items stolen from inside while the car was parked in the 100 block of Hawthorne Avenue around 7 p.m. June 10. The victim was not on the scene, but later reported that her wallet and a $500 camera were stolen.

· Two bikes valued at $40 were reported stolen from the backyard a residence in the 700 block of Badger Avenue around 7:30 p.m. June 10.

· The passenger side window of a car was smashed and a fishing pole, a tackle box, lures and four tires collectively valued at $1,475 were stolen from inside, while the car was parked in the 3300 block of Sanctuary Drive sometime between midnight and 3 a.m. June 11.

· A 27-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart, 222 N. Chicago Ave., around 5 p.m June 11, after he attempted to conceal items he was trying to steal with his 6-year-old daughter and urged her to take items as well. The girl was placed in the custody of his mother.

· A $50 set of jumper cables was stolen from an unlocked car parked in the 300 block of Southtowne Drive, sometime during the evening of June 11 or the early morning of June 12.

· Tools and equipment valued at $1,900 were stolen from a padlocked trailer in the 3000 block of Fifth Avenue, sometime between midnight and 4 a.m. June 12.

· A debit card was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the 3000 block of Fifth Avenue, around 4 a.m. June 12.

· A car was found to have been broken into while it was parked in the 400 block of Southtowne Drive, around 4:30 p.m. June 12. Five Lorazepam pills were stolen from inside, but a stereo was left behind.

· A man attempted to steal a set of Magic cards from Pink Bunny Games, 1204 Minnesota Ave., around 5 p.m. June 12. The man was unsuccessful, but left the store before police arrived.

· Miscellaneous items were found to have been stolen from the trunk of a car while it was parked in the 600 block of Manistique Avenue around 8:30 p.m. June 13.


· A 48-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving during a traffic stop in the 700 block of Hawthorne Avenue just after midnight June 8, after police saw her driving extremely slow in the shoulder. The woman was reported by another driver who saw her swerving across a double line and then back onto a curb. The woman had a blood alcohol content of 0.23.

· A 22-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, second offense, during a traffic stop in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue around 4:30 a.m. June 9, after police followed him and twice saw him wobbling on his motorcycle and nearly crash. The man's BAC was 0.15.


· Two 18-year-old men, a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year boy from South Milwaukee and a 16-year-old Milwaukee boy were cited for disorderly conduct after they threw eggs at four residences and one car across South Milwaukee between 10 and 11 p.m. June 9. The residences were in the 400 block of Hemlock Court, the 600 block of Sycamore Avenue, the 900 block of Fairview Avenue and the 1700 block of Edgewood Avenue. The car was in the 600 block of Marion Avenue. The man and boys were finally caught when police passed their car as they were getting out of their car, one of them holding a carton of eggs, in the 800 block of Park Avenue, just after 11 p.m. They all reported to the South Milwaukee Police Department after one confessed.

· The window of a backyard shed in the 1600 block of Menomonee Avenue was broken sometime between 9:30 a.m. June 9 and 1:30 p.m. June 10. The window will cost $200 to replace.

· The entry porch of a residence in the 500 block of Lake Drive was found with graffiti drawn on with marker, around 1:30 p.m. June 11. The owner had already washed off the marker when police arrived to investigate the incident.


· A 21-year-old South Milwaukee man was cited for disorderly conduct after he was caught urinating in bushes in the 2800 block of Fifth Avenue around 2:30 a.m. June 8.

· A 38-year-old Union Grove man was arrested for disorderly conduct after he was involved in a fight outside of Bottoms Up Tavern, 500 Madison Ave., around 11:30 p.m. June 8. The man was harassing women at the bar as well as trying to pick fights with male patrons. When police arrived, the man cursed at the officers and tried to push past them to get back into the bar. He was also found with a concealed knife without a permit.

· A 31-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for disorderly conduct after he tried to start a fight inside and outside of Johnny Mo's Bar and Grill, 1301 Milwaukee Ave., around 1:30 a.m. June 9. No injuries were reported.

· A 16-year-old South Milwaukee boy was arrested for obstructing an officer after he was caught smoking in the 1300 block of Milwaukee Avenue, around 5 p.m. June 12. The boy continually pulled away from police as they tried to pat him down and changed his story to officers multiple times.

· The South Milwaukee Police Department responded to six incidents of domestic violence between June 7 and June 15.


· An item on the kitchen floor of a residence in the 3400 block of Blakewood Avenue started on fire around 6:30 p.m. June 12, causing flames three feet high. The sole occupant, a 22-year-old man, was sleeping at the time and could not account for why the fire had started. The man was not injured and the fire was quickly put out by the South Milwaukee Fire Department.

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