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Police Report: Nov. 19

Nov. 19, 2013

BURGLARY

· A .40-caliber Glock handgun was stolen from an apartment in the 3800 block of South 35th Street between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15. A locked rear door was broken to gain entry.

THEFT

· A caller reported he was selling a piece of jewelry to someone in the parking lot by the Jewelry Center, 7477 W. Layton Ave., and the buyer grabbed the bracelet and fled in a blue Trailblazer at 10:25 a.m. Nov. 11. The buyer was found by police near 26th Street and Layton Avenue, where he was arrested for the theft, resisting an officer and obstructing, and was taken into custody for having a felony burglary warrant through the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.

· A woman reported her son broke into her residence in the 4400 block of South 46th Street and stole prescription medications at 4:40 p.m. Nov. 11. Police were trying to find the suspect at the time of the report.

· A woman was arrested for shoplifting after she was seen concealing merchandise in a bag at Pick 'n Save, 4279 S. 76th St., and then fled eastbound on West Coldspring Road in a green Toyota Corolla at 5:55 p.m. Nov. 11. Police quickly found the vehicle and took the suspect into custody.

· A woman reported her purse was stolen after she left it in a shopping cart at Walgreens, 4296 S. 76th St., and then returned to the store and found it was missing at about noon Nov. 12.

· A caller reported her purse was stolen at VICI Aveda Institute, 4111 S. 108th St., and the unknown suspect(s) made fraudulent purchases on her credit and debit cards at about 2 p.m. Nov. 13.

· A man was arrested for shoplifting after he attempted to steal a five-quart container of oil at Walmart, 10600 W. Layton Ave., and then fled the store and headed into a wooded area south of 108th Street and the freeway at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Police found the man along the bike path and took him into custody.

· A woman was arrested for shoplifting $128 worth of toilet paper and laundry detergent at Pick 'n Save, 4279 S. 76th St., at 6:20 p.m. Nov. 13.

· A female shoplifted an unknown amount of groceries at Pick 'n Save, 4279 S. 76th St., at 11 a.m. Nov. 14. The suspect fled northbound on South 76th Street in an older gold Lexus.

· A woman reported her purse was stolen at Kyoto Japanese Restaurant, 7453 W. Layton Ave., between 1:30 and 1:45 p.m. Nov. 15.

· A man reported two ladders were stolen from his residence in the 3500 block of South 34th Street at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 15. The man stated the ladders were locked down with a cable when they were stolen by an unknown suspect(s).

· A wallet was reported stolen from a vehicle at Speedway, 4265 S. 60th Street, at 12:25 p.m. Nov. 16, and the victim's credit card was used to fraudulently purchase items online.

· A woman reported her black clutch/wallet containing $50, a Wisconsin driver's license and credit and debit cards, was stolen out of her cart while she was in the parking lot at Pick 'n Save, 4279 W. 76th St., at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17.

DRUG POSSESSION

· A person was arrested for possession of marijuana after the vehicle he/she was riding in was pulled over for a traffic violation in the 5900 block of South 28th Street at 1:45 a.m. Nov. 14.

· Police responding to an anonymous caller reporting possible drug activity in the 3700 block of South 56th Street arrested one person for possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia and another person for possession of drug paraphernalia at 12:20 p.m. Nov. 17.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

· A man was arrested for drunken driving in the 5400 block of West Layton Avenue at 2:50 a.m. Nov. 14. He refused chemical breath testing and was taken into custody.

· A man was arrested for drunken driving (second offense) after he struck a parked vehicle in the 4000 block of South 84th Street at about 12:25 a.m. Nov. 17. His preliminary blood alcohol content was unavailable at the time of the report.

· A man was arrested for drunken driving (second offense) on Beloit Road and 108th Street at about 2:40 a.m. Nov. 17. He was taken to the hospital for a blood draw, the results of which were unavailable.

VANDALISM

· Graffiti was reported on the west side of a vacant building in the 4200 block of South 76th Street at 10:10 a.m. Nov. 14.

· A man reported his truck window was smashed while it was parked in the 7100 block of West Coldspring Road at 11:35 p.m. Nov. 16.

OTHER

· A counterfeit $5 bill was passed at Best Buy, 4610 S. 76th St., on Nov. 10.

· A man was arrested and cited for disorderly conduct after he repeatedly made threatening phone calls to Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals, 3670 S. 108th St., where his dog was being treated at 7:45 p.m. Nov. 13.

· An employee reported an unknown male attempted to return a damaged TV set at HH Gregg, 4585 S. 76th St., became upset when the business would not give him a refund, and then attempted to damage TV sets in the store and shoplift one at 11:45 a.m. Nov. 14. The suspect was last seen driving northbound on South 76th Street in a gold or silver four-door vehicle with no license plates.

· An employee reported an unknown man passed a counterfeit $10 bill at Burger King, 4651 S. 27th St., at about 6:25 p.m. Nov. 14.

· Officers responded to a residence in the 3800 block of West Ramsey Avenue after receiving three 911 calls that shots had been fired from a vehicle at 10:15 p.m. Nov. 15. Witnesses stated that a black male in his 20s wearing a zip-up hoodie and a Hispanic female wearing a pink bath robe and shorts got out of an older, white Chevy Blazer and began pounding on the door of the residence stating that they were just robbed. A second vehicle, described as a black Monte Carlo, was also involved in the incident, but witnesses stated the shots were fired from the white blazer occupied by the male and female. Both vehicles were last seen heading eastbound on Parnell toward South 27th Street; police checked the area but were unable to find the suspect vehicles.

· An employee at Red Robin, 7575 W. Edgerton Ave., called police after a highly intoxicated female customer left her purse inside the restaurant and was found rolling around on the ground outside at about 6 p.m. Nov. 17. The woman went back inside the restaurant before police arrived and they escorted her to her bus stop and told her she was not allowed to return to the restaurant.

· Greenfield police responded to five domestic violence calls and assisted with 11 rescue calls and three fire calls between Nov. 11 and Nov. 17.

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