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Police Report: Dec. 3

Dec. 3, 2012

CUDAHY

THEFT

An electronic tablet, cash, two pairs of shoes, prescription drugs and other items were taken from a car in the 5000 block of South Nicholson Avenue before 11:16 a.m. Nov. 23. Loss is estimated at more than $1,200.

A 35-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia in the 5600 block of South Packard Avenue at 4:42 p.m. Nov. 24. Syringe needles, a blue rubber band, tea light, cotton balls and other items associated with drug use were found in his possession.

Five pieces of jewelry were taken from a home in the 6000 block of South Crosswinds Drive before 11 a.m. Nov. 27. The items are valued at $850. Police found four of the items had been pawned for $250, and were able to recover them for the owner. Officers know the identity of the man who pawned the jewelry - he is an acquaintance of the owner - and are continuing their investigation.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 27-year-old St. Francis woman was arrested for drunken driving in the 4600 block of South Packard Avenue at 2:11 a.m. Nov. 26. Her blood alcohol content was 0.17. She had been pulled over for driving 43 mph in a 25 mph zone.

A 53-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for drunken driving, third offense, in the 2200 block of East College Avenue at 12:50 a.m. Nov. 30. He had been pulled over for making an improper U-turn. His BAC was 0.19.

VANDALISM

A bus shelter's glass pane was shattered in the 5900 block of South Lake Drive before 12:21 a.m. Nov. 23. Damage is estimated at $200.

OTHER

A 21-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for obstructing an officer in the 4900 block of South Packard Avenue at 4 a.m. Nov. 21. He ran away from an officer trying to apprehend him on a felony warrant.

A 47-year-old Shawano woman and a 52-year-old Cudahy woman were arrested for child neglect Nov. 23. The Shawano woman was responsible for caring for her 3-year-old granddaughter while her daughter was in the hospital. Just before 1 p.m., the 3-year-old rang a doorbell in the 5600 block of South Swift Avenue, and asked the residents if they could take her home. The residents saw she was accompanied by the Cudahy woman, who they said appeared to be drunk and at one point fell onto the child. They called police and the woman took the child and left. Officers found the child in a car with two strangers, pulled over on the side of the road. The motorists said the little girl flagged them down and was cold and inappropriately dressed for the weather, as well as scared and wanting to go home. The grandmother told officers she had fallen asleep on the couch with the girl on her lap the night before, and that when she woke up at 7 a.m. the child was gone. When officers went to the home the grandmother was staying, they found her 52-year-old Shawano boyfriend in another room with marijuana. He was arrested for drug possession.

A 21-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for disorderly conduct at Speedway, 6265 S. Pennsylvania Ave., at 3:24 a.m. Nov. 28.

ST. FRANCIS

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 23-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving in the 4000 block of South Packard Avenue at 3:09 a.m. Nov. 18, after he struck two parked cars. His BAC was 0.20.

VANDALISM

A locked gate at Tim's Towing, 4417 S. Kansas Ave., was driven through between 1:40 a.m. and 2:56 a.m. Nov. 22. Damage is estimated at $1,000. Police have a suspect. If the DA pursues charges, he will be arrested.

A string of holiday lights was cut outside a home in the 4400 block of South New York Ave., before 2 p.m. Nov. 26. Damage is estimated at $19.

OTHER

A 39-year-old St. Francis woman was cited for negligent handling of burning materials after an apartment fire in the 3700 block of Denton Avenue at 1 p.m. Nov. 13. Food left cooking on a stove started the fire.

SOUTH MILWAUKEE

THEFT

A storage locker was broken into and items were taken in the 3400 block of South Chicago Avenue before 3:15 p.m. Nov. 25.

A South Milwaukee man reported that a bottle of prescription medication was stolen from him while visiting an apartment on Fifth Avenue before 9 p.m. Nov. 27. The owner could not give a more exact location for the apartment.

A book bag containing a wallet, cellphone and charge cards was taken from a vehicle in Grant Park, 207 Lake Drive, before 11:30 a.m. Nov. 28. The passenger-side window was broken to get to the bag.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 45-year-old Racine man was arrested for drunken driving at Chicago and Sherman avenues at 1:54 a.m. Nov. 25.

VANDALISM

Several boats were rummaged through at the South Milwaukee Yacht Club, 101 Marshall Ave., before 4:30 p.m. Nov. 28. Plastic coverings and boat interiors were damaged.

OTHER

A resident of the 1300 block of James Circle reported seeing a man in a camouflage jacket pointing what appeared to be a handgun at houses about 2:20 p.m. Nov. 28. Officers found a man in the area wearing such a jacket; he had a hawk on his arm. He had a device with a pistol-style grip that is a telemetry unit to track his hawk, which has sensor devices on it. The man had his hawk out hunting and was just trying to get it back when the resident saw him. He was advised to find a more rural area for this activity.

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