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Police Report: March 4

March 4, 2014

BURGLARY

· A break-in/attempted burglary occurred at at First Weber, 10521 W. Layton Ave., between Feb. 22 and 8:30 a.m. Feb. 24. The doors of two businesses, Castle Home Care and American Industrial Medical, on the second floor were jimmied open but it was unknown if anything was stolen from those businesses at the time of the report.

· Two snowboards and a helmet were taken from locked storage locker at an apartment building in the 7000 block of West Forest Home Avenue prior to 1:35 p.m. March 1.

THEFT

· All four wheels were taken off a minivan at Schlossmann's Honda City, 3450 S. 108th St., between Feb. 22 and 3:15 p.m. Feb. 24.

· A wallet was taken from a vehicle in the 3500 block of South River Glen Lane between late evening Feb. 25 and noon Feb. 26.

· A caller posing as an Internal Revenue Service official scammed a resident in the 3100 block of West Mangold Avenue out of money prior to 3:35 p.m. Feb. 26. The caller claimed the resident owed back taxes and must purchase $2,295 worth of Money Pak cards to pay off the debt.

· Two unidentified females shoplifted an undisclosed amount of merchandise at Party City, 5058 S. 74th St., and then fled the store at about 4:40 p.m. Feb. 27. The suspects were last seen traveling northbound on South 74th Street in a vehicle.

· At least two people in a red truck with a white stripe stole a large vacuum from the back of the building at South Pointe Health Care, 4500 W. Loomis Road, between 1 and 2 p.m. Feb. 27.

· A woman's wallet was stolen at the Southwest YMCA, 11311 W. Howard Ave., prior to 5:40 p.m. Feb. 28. One of her credit cards was subsequently used to make fraudulent purchases.

· An unidentified man shoplifted two 29-inch LED TVs at Walmart, 10600 W. Layton Ave., at about 11:10 p.m. Feb. 28. The suspect, described as white and 6 feet 4 inches tall, loaded the TVs into an older, black Ford Explorer before fleeing the lot.

· A woman's wallet was taken at Speedway, 6000 W. Layton Ave., prior to 3:40 p.m. March 1. The victim stated she accidentally left her wallet on top of a gas pump and when she returned several minutes later it was gone.

ASSAULT

· Police responded to a residence in the 4800 block of South Katelyn Circle after multiple callers reported a fight in an apartment at 1:45 a.m. Feb. 25. According to the police log, a man was punched in the face by a known male subject, and a woman was also injured. The suspect fled before police arrived and an arrest warrant was issued. The male victim, who was treated on scene by Greenfield fire and rescue personnel, refused transport to the hospital.

· A juvenile male was arrested and cited for battery after he physically assaulted another student at Greenfield Middle School, 3200 W. Barnard Ave., at 10:10 a.m. Feb. 25.

DRUG POSSESSION

· A person was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and for operating a vehicle after license revocation during a traffic stop in the 3900 block of West Loomis Road at 1:20 a.m. Feb. 24.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

· A woman was arrested for drunken driving in the 5200 block of South 76th Street at 1:50 a.m. Feb. 28. Her preliminary blood alcohol content was 0.16.

· A man was arrested for drunken driving (third offense) and operating a vehicle after license revocation in the 9000 block of West Layton Avenue at 1:50 a.m. Feb. 28. His preliminary BAC was unavailable.

· A man was arrested for drunken driving after he struck a parked vehicle in the 3100 block of West Loomis Road at about 2:25 a.m. March 1. His preliminary BAC was 0.13.

· A man was arrested for drunken driving in the 4900 block of South 27th Street at about 2:55 a.m. March 2. His preliminary BAC was unavailable. A passenger in his car was also taken into custody for having a warrant through the St. Francis Police Department for disorderly conduct and a bench warrant through the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office for operating a vehicle after license revocation .

· A man was arrested for drunken driving (second offense) after a motorist reported seeing a reckless driver in a white vehicle on South 43rd Street and West Loomis Road at about 2:55 a.m. March 2. He refused chemical breath testing and was taken to the hospital for a legal blood draw, the results of which were unavailable.

ACCIDENTS

· A man called police to report he was injured by a driver near Red Lobster on South 76th Street and West Layton Avenue at about 1:55 p.m. Feb. 27. The victim stated he had to walk around a black truck that was parked over the sidewalk, and some angry words were exchanged between him and the driver before the driver "ran over" him. The victim stated he then started walking toward the bus stop when the truck drove past him and the female passenger threw snow at him. The vehicle was last seen traveling northbound on South 76th Street. The report did not state what type of injuries the victim sustained. He was taken to West Allis Memorial Hospital by Greenfield fire and rescue personnel.

VANDALISM

· A taillight on a vehicle was smashed in the 3500 block of South 34th Street prior to 3:45 p.m. Feb. 25.

FIRE

· The Greenfield Fire Department and police responded to an apartment building in the 7300 block of West Southridge Drive after a resident reported the basement was full of smoke at 1:05 p.m. March 1. Red Cross, Milwaukee Fire Bell and the MCTS were contacted for two buses to be placed at the scene for evacuees.

OTHER

· A man in his 40s was seen coming in and out of the women's restroom several times, over a 90-minute period, at McDonald's, 4550 S. 108th St., prior to 10:50 p.m. Feb. 27. He told an employee that he was expecting another employee to meet him in the women's restroom. The man was asked to leave the business and was advised he had no business in the women's restroom.

· A manager at McDonald's, 4550 S. 108th St., called police at 7:40 a.m. Feb. 28 to report an employee was in the safe taking money and/or employee paychecks, and then fled in a green Ford Taurus. The vehicle was pulled over by police in the 2800 block of West Euclid Avenue, where a police investigation revealed the male subject took his own paycheck out of the safe without permission, and then had a slight altercation with the manager on duty. He was arrested and cited for disorderly conduct.

· Police received a report that two "crying," and possibly rabid, coyotes were standing by the pavilion in Konkel Park, 5151 W. Layton Ave., at about 1:30 p.m. Feb. 28. An officer observed one coyote running away from the area. It was not located.

· The principal at Edgewood Elementary School, 4711 S. 47th St., called police at about 3:15 p.m. to report a group of coyotes was standing near the south side of the playground, and she was concerned because children were being released in a few minutes. An officer was dispatched to the area.

· A 15-year-old boy was arrested for disorderly conduct after his mother called police to report he was causing a disturbance, throwing popcorn and soda, at his brother in the 3500 block of South 123rd Street at about 8:45 p.m. March 1.

· A resident in the 5600 block of South 43rd Street called police to report her son was just assaulted by a neighbor at about 2:25 p.m. March 2. The caller stated her neighbor struck her son with a broom and got snow inside of his truck. The neighbor left before police arrived at the residence, but flagged down an officer on South 43rd and West Layton Avenue, where he claimed that the caller's son threw a can at him and assaulted him with a broom. Police determined these complaints were part of an ongoing neighbor dispute, and the root of this particular problem seemed to be a snow fence between the two properties. Both the caller's son and the neighbor were given the option of both being arrested for disorderly conduct or dropping their complaints against each other. They were warned and advised about their conduct toward each other after they opted for the latter.

· Greenfield police responded to two domestic violence calls and assisted with six rescue calls and one fire call between Feb. 24 and March 2.

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