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Police Report: Nov. 29

Nov. 29, 2011

BURGLARY

A video game system, video games and other items were stolen from a residence in the 4000 block of West Mangold Avenue prior to 3:15 p.m. Nov. 23. There was no sign of forced entry.

THEFT

An employee of Fox Services reported someone stole a hose and handle for a lawn vacuum in the 4000 block of South 35th Street at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 21.

A 21-year-old woman and a 25-year-old woman were arrested for shoplifting clothing and cosmetics, valued at $592, at Target, 4777 S. 27th St., at 7:10 p.m. Nov. 21. The 25-year-old woman was also cited for resisting arrest.

A 15-year-old youth was arrested for shoplifting a digital media player at Greenfield High School, 4800 S. 60th St., at 2:27 p.m. Nov. 22.

A 24-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting after he hid video games in his coat and entered the restroom at Best Buy, 4610 S. 76th St., at 1:45 p.m. Nov. 23.

A resident reported one of her credit cards was used to make fraudulent purchases at Kmart, 4777 S. 27th St., and her debit card was used at several other Greenfield businesses on Nov. 22. Police obtained a license number from the suspect's car from video surveillance at one of the businesses.

A license plate was stolen off a vehicle in the 3300 block of West Vogel Avenue prior to 10:45 a.m. Nov. 24.

A 22-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting makeup at Pick 'n Save, 4279 S. 76th St., at 2:45 p.m. Nov. 24.

A 17-year-old youth and a boy were arrested for shoplifting after they were seen hiding items in the electronics department at Kmart, 4601 S. 27th St., at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 26.

An employee at Stein Garden Center, 3725 S. 108th St., reported the theft of money from a customer shortly before 6:30 p.m. Nov. 26. The employee told police a male customer was purchasing a gift card from another female customer and she fled with his money.

The driver of a light-colored sedan left without paying for $41 of gas at BP, 4405 W. Loomis Road, at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 26.

A resident called police to report her husband was chasing two subjects who were rummaging through their vehicles in the 3600 block of South 51st Street shortly before 2 a.m. Nov. 27. Nothing was reported missing from the cars.

A woman's purse and a digital camera were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 4100 block of South 66th Street prior to 2 am. Nov. 27.

Prescription medication was stolen from a vehicle in the 3500 block of South 51st Street prior to 3:35 a.m. Nov. 27.

Change was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 6500 block of West Plainfield Avenue between the late evening hours of Nov. 26 and early morning hours of Nov. 27.

Change was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 4200 block of South 64th Street between the late evening hours of Nov. 26 and early morning hours of Nov. 27.

Change was stolen from a vehicle in the 6700 block of West Leroy Avenue prior to 1:45 p.m. Nov. 27.

A 24-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting clothing, valued at $20, at TJ Maxx, 4200 S. 76th St., at 2:25 p.m. Nov. 27. She was also cited for resisting arrest after she fled security at the store.

DRUG POSSESSION

A 26-year-old man was arrested for possession of marijuana in the 4700 block of South 76th Street at 10:10 p.m. Nov. 21.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 42-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving on 36th Street and Cold Spring Road at 12:30 a.m. Nov. 22. An officer pulled the suspect over after he saw front-end damage on his car and his airbag was deployed. The suspect admitted possibly striking a fire hydrant. His blood alcohol content was 0.16.

A 23-year-old woman was arrested for drunken driving in the 4600 block of South 84th Street at 1:45 a.m. Nov. 24. She refused sobriety and blood testing.

A 53-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving on Loomis Road and Howard Avenue at 2:15 a.m. Nov. 26. His BAC was unavailable.

A 29-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving in the 4400 block of South 76th Street during a traffic stop at 2:55 a.m. Nov. 26. His BAC was unavailable.

ACCIDENTS

A 26-year-old man was cited for failure to yield the right-of-way when he exited a parking lot in the 4900 block of South 108th Street and was struck by a vehicle driving northbound on South 108th Street at 5:40 p.m. Nov. 23. The driver of the striking vehicle, a 74-year-old Milwaukee man, was taken to the hospital for treatment.

VANDALISM

An employee at Verlo Mattress, 6501 W. Layton Ave., reported a window was shot out sometime over the weekend at 9:55 a.m. Nov. 22.

A rear window was smashed on a vehicle in the parking lot at Kershek Law Office, 10777 W. Beloit Road, prior to 12:45 a.m. Nov. 26.

Graffiti was reported under the bridge on Bike Path and Beloit Road at 2:20 a.m. Nov. 26.

A window of a vehicle was broken while it was parked in the 4600 block of South 76th Street prior to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 26. Nothing was reported missing.

OTHER

Recall Walker canvassers in the 7500 block of West Layton Avenue called police to report being verbally abused by an unknown woman prior to 4:20 p.m. Nov. 21. The suspect was no longer on the scene when police arrived, but petitioners were advised to call back if she returned.

The owner of Layton Plaza, 7515 W. Layton Ave., called police after he received complaints about participants collecting signatures for the Recall Walker effort shortly before 5 p.m. Nov. 23. An officer spoke to two canvassers who were on the sidewalk and not obstructing businesses or traffic. Police then spoke to a manager of a business who was concerned about people parking in the lot, but no signs were posted limiting parking to customers only. The property owners were advised that the canvassers had the right to be there.

A resident in the 9300 block of West Forest Home Avenue called police to report Recall Walker petitioners collecting signatures on private property at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 23. The resident told police she felt the petitioners who were collecting signatures on the sidewalk were on condo property because her condo fees pay for plowing the sidewalk. When police arrived no one was standing near the condos or on the sidewalk.

Police received a report that two boys, a 12-year-old and a 15-year-old, were camping in a blue at Best Buy without adult supervision shortly before 10 p.m. Nov. 23. A parent was on the scene when officers arrived and no citations were issued.

A 39-year-old man was arrested for obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct after he was involved in a disturbance at the entrance of Target, 4777 S. 27th St., at 12:10 a.m. Nov. 25. While being chased by an officer, the suspect fell on his face and possibly knocked out a tooth. After the suspect was medically cleared at St. Luke's Hospital, he was brought to the station, booked, cited and released.

A 39-year-old woman called police to report her 17-year-old daughter was being pushed and threatened by a female shopper while in the checkout line at Office Depot, 4940 S. 76th St., shortly before 4 a.m. Nov. 25. An officer advised all parties regarding their behavior in line and no citations were issued.

A caller reported the driver of a blue van purposely swerved toward a woman collecting signatures for the Recall Walker campaign in the 5000 block of West Layton Avenue. The van was last seen driving westbound on Layton Avenue.

An 82-year-old resident in the 4700 block of West Maple Leaf Circle reported on Nov. 25 that someone in Florida used her deceased husband's identity to file for a tax return in 2009.

A 40-year-old woman and a 37-year-old woman were arrested for prowling after a caller reported seeing one of the women urinating in a parking lot in the 6700 block of West English Meadows Drive at 4 a.m. Nov. 26.

Greenfield police responded to one domestic violence call and assisted with two rescue calls and one fire call between Nov. 21 and Nov. 27.

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