Police Report: April 15

April 15, 2014

City of Brookfield


1A man took three purses from T.J. Maxx, 17460 W. Bluemound Road, about 4:30 p.m. April 8. Three T.J. Maxx security devices that appeared to be cut off of purses were found in a ditch in the 17500 block of West Wisconsin Avenue about 9:30 p.m. the same day.

2A woman took a diamond ring worth $8,250 from Kohl's Department Store, 2315 N. 124th St., about noon April 9. Video surveillance showed the woman asking to see the ring, then swapping it for a fake ring while a man asked the employee a question.

3Pick 'n Save staff believe the same woman stole from two stores, at 12735 and 17295 W. Capitol Drive, about 4:15 and 4:25 p.m. April 9. The woman reportedly concealed multiple items, including baby formula, in her purse.

4A man was taken into custody for possession of stolen property after he was spotted sitting on a curb with his belongings in the road outside U.S. Bank, 205 N. Moorland Road, about 11:20 a.m. April 10.

5Two girls were cited for retail theft after taking clothing from J.C. Penney at Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Road, about 4:15 p.m. April 10.

6A man and woman tried to take merchandise from Burlington Coat Factory, 12575 W. Capitol Drive, about 5 p.m. April 12. They took merchandise into a fitting room, where they concealed the items in a shopping bag. When staff tried to stop them, the man reportedly dropped the merchandise, held up clenched fists, then fled.

7Two tires and rims, a value of $4,920, were taken from Soerens Ford, 18900 W. Capitol Drive, between 6 p.m. April 12 and 11:20 a.m. April 14. Video surveillance is being reviewed.


8A Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia near Lorien Court and Misty Mountain Parkway about 2 a.m. April 10 after someone told police they thought someone was hiding in a house under construction.


9A Milwaukee woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated with her 10-year-old daughter in the vehicle in the 12500 block of West North Avenue about 1:30 a.m. April 10.


10A car's window was shattered and paint chipped at Brookfield Hills Clubhouse, 16075 Pinehurst Drive, between 7:15 and 10 a.m. April 9. It appeared someone had shot it with a BB gun.

11A resident in the 4600 block of North Cherokee Drive told police his neighbor was driving on his lawn about 7:50 a.m. April 9. The resident said he put up stakes to stop this, but his neighbor removed them and left track marks in his yard.

12A syringe and bent spoon were found in the grass near the pedestrian path on Brookfield Road near Wisconsin Avenue. A Wisconsin Hills Middle School student reported finding the syringe about 10 a.m. April 9.

13A man near Interstate 94 and Moorland Road holding a sign that said he was homeless and wanted donations was advised by police that he could not do that in the city of Brookfield and was sent on his way with a warning about 3 p.m. April 11.

14Police were called because a man was screaming and crying at T.J. Maxx, 12575 W. Capitol Drive, about 6:20 p.m. April 12. He told police he was upset because he couldn't find his purse. He then found his purse. Nothing was missing.

15A home in the 18900 block of Chimney Rock Court appeared to be struck by lightning about 3:30 a.m. April 13. The only damage reported was a temporary malfunction of the garage door, which caused a resident to think there was a burglary in progress.

Town of Brookfield


16Police are investigating two women who may have taken a customer's wallet at Olive Garden, 18180 Bluemound Road, about 2:15 p.m. March 16. The credit cards were used shortly after at a Target in Waukesha to buy more than $3,000 worth of items in separate transactions. Video surveillance captured the transactions.

17Two golf drivers, worth about $500 each, were taken from Golf Galaxy, 19030 W. Bluemound Road, about 11:25 a.m. April 3. The manager said he suspects two men who have been seen taking clubs at other stores. One man puts the head of the club in his pocket and the shaft down his pants, while the other distracts employees.


18A Sussex man and women were arrested for possessing marijuana and paraphernalia after they were pulled over because the woman was driving with suspended registration and a suspended license near Bluemound Road and Plaza Court about 3:45 p.m. April 2. Police smelled marijuana and found a pipe and 0.20 grams of marijuana in a pill bottle. The man said he and the woman had bought the pot.

19A Brookfield man was arrested for possession of crack pipes in the 1100 block of Gray Fox Hollow after his mother called police because she believed he was over-medicated about 12:15 p.m. April 5.

20A Waukesha man was arrested for drunken driving and possession of marijuana at Moreland Boulevard and Springdale Road about 11:30 p.m. April 5 after he was pulled over for speeding. His blood-alcohol content was 0.14.

21A Waukesha man was arrested for possession of marijuana near Springdale Road and Interstate 94 about 4:12 p.m. April 7. When asked if there was marijuana in the car, the man replied, "No?" When asked how much marijuana was in the car, he said there was a "nug." Police found 0.60 grams of marijuana.

22A 17-year-old Waukesha man was cited for possession of marijuana and a pipe after he was pulled over for speeding in the 1000 block of Barker Road about 11:40 p.m. April 11.


23An Illinois man was arrested for drunken driving in the 19600 block of West Bluemound Road about 2 a.m. April 9. His BAC was 0.13.

24A West Allis woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated near Bluemound Road and Main Street after a hit-and-run accident about 6:30 p.m. April 11. The police report indicated she would later be issued several citations related to the hit and run. Police believe she was under the influence of something, possibly related to a potpourri product in the passenger seat that matched the color of the film on her tongue. The case was referred to the Waukesha County District Attorney's Office.

25A Waukesha woman was arrested for drunken driving near Watertown and Doral roads about 1:40 a.m. April 12 after police saw her car crossing onto the gravel. Her BAC was 0.17.


26A West Allis man was arrested for disorderly conduct and battery after chasing down another man's car, hitting the back of it with his hand and getting into a fist fight with the driver outside 7-Eleven, 21350 W. Capitol Drive, about 4:10 p.m. March 30. The West Allis man said the driver had touched his girlfriend and he was protecting her.

Village of Elm Grove


27An employee's wallet was stolen from her purse at Wine Cellar, 12910 Bluemound Road, about 8:30 p.m. April 8. Police are reviewing surveillance footage.


28A woman was arrested for drunken driving in the 14900 block of Bluemound Road about 2:20 a.m. April 11 after she was pulled over because her vehicle had a defective headlamp. Her BAC was 0.10.

29A man was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the 14000 block of Bluemound Road about 2 a.m. April 12 after he was pulled over because his vehicle had a defective headlamp. He said he had been drinking and smoking marijuana.


30An employee at Yamato Sushi House, 12900 W. Bluemound Road, went to the restaurant drunk about 12:05 p.m. April 9, demanding to be paid. The owner paid him and said he did not want the man to ever return.

31A resident in the 1500 block of Greenway Terrace told police she had a duck in her living room about 11:30 a.m. April 10. She then placed a trail of crackers to the front door, and the duck left.

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