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Police Report: April 29

April 29, 2013

CUDAHY

THEFT

A $350 smartphone and $5 cash were stolen from a locked locker at YMCA, 3244 E. College Ave., between 4:30 and 7 p.m. April 19.

A $200 smartphone and $120 cash were stolen from a locked locker at YMCA, 3244 E. College Ave., between 5 and 6 p.m. April 19.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 30-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving, second offense, after an officer saw her asleep in a parked but running van blocking an alley in the 4700 block of South Fifth Street at around 3 a.m. April 16. The results of her blood test were not available. The registration of the vehicle was also suspended.

A 31-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for drunken driving in the parking lot of Pick 'n Save, 5851 S. Packard Ave., where he had pulled in to call the police to tell them that he had hit a nearby light post on the street and had knocked it over at 2:46 a.m. April 25. The man said that he swerved into the post to avoid an animal in the street. The post will cost about $1,000 to repair. His BAC was 0.16.

VANDALISM

Three panes of glass over the same the window were broken when a rock was thrown through them into a residence in the 3700 block of East Somers Avenue, at around 1 a.m. April 19. The windows will cost about $100 to replace. Police suspect that the rock may have been thrown at a Puerto Rican flag hanging in the window as a curtain.

OTHER

A 32-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for trespassing, around 4 p.m. April 23, at Pick 'n Save, 5851 S. Packard Ave., for violating a legal promise he signed to not return to any Roundy's stores after numerous incidents in which was caught stealing.

A 16-year-old Cudahy boy was arrested for disorderly conduct at Cudahy High School, 4950 S. Lake Drive, around 10 a.m. April 25, after he arrived to school late after being missing for three days and became verbally belligerent toward students and faculty. The boy was also arrested April 21 for six different crimes in St. Francis after he and another man broke into a vacant building, damaged windows and set a small fire. He went missing after he was turned over to his mother and was absent from school until the morning of this incident.

The Cudahy Police Department responded two incidents of domestic violence last week.

ST. FRANCIS

THEFT

Five catalytic converters were stolen from five separate U-Haul trucks while they were parked in the lot of Greg's True Value, 3050 E. Layton Ave., between April 24 and April 25. Employees filed one report when they noticed one missing April 24, and then filed another report when four more went missing during the overnight hours of April 25. The converters were cut out from the exhaust systems from beneath the trucks.

The catalytic converter of a truck owned by Schoofs Plumbing, 3753 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., was stolen while it was parked in the company lot. The theft was reported April 26 and could have taken place anytime in the past two months, but police suspect that it is connected to the preceding theft reports of converters from U-Haul trucks. The repairs and replacement will cost $950.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 27-year-old Cudahy man was arrested after he was seen asleep and slumped over his steering wheel but motionless with his foot pressed against the brake pedal in traffic at Howard and Pennsylvania avenues, around 8 a.m. April 27. He was awake and outside of his car when police arrived. His BAC was 0.16 and this was his first offense.

VANDALISM

Two cars were damaged by rocks while they were parked in the 3700 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue, sometime between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 20. Both cars had about $200 in damage, including a broken rear window on one and a shattered outside mirror and four impact marks in the other.

An 18-year-old Cudahy man and a 16-year-old Cudahy boy were arrested in a vacant office building, 4188 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., for breaking into the building, damaging a glass door, shattering three 2-foot by 2-foot window panes, breaking several fluorescent light bulbs and igniting a small fire on the floor. The two males caused about $350 in damage to the building.

OTHER

A 23-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for driving under the influence of narcotics, first offense, during a traffic stop at Whitnall and Pennsylvania avenues, at around 1 a.m. April 24. Cudahy police have not yet received the results of the man's blood test to determine what drug he was using.

A 26-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for driving with a suspended license during a traffic stop in the 3900 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue while he was driving with license plates that did not belong to him or the car he was driving around 7 a.m. April 26.

The St. Francis Police Department responded to one incident of domestic violence last week.

SOUTH MILWAUKEE

BURGLARY

A set of 21-inch tire rims was stolen from a residential garage in the 800 block of Marquette Avenue sometime between April 17 and April 20.

Cash of $1,811 was stolen from a locked box in a residence in the 2400 block of 10th Avenue, around midnight April 24. Other areas where cash is kept in the home were left untouched.

A television set worth $80 was reported stolen from a locked, residential garage in the 800 block of Lakeview Avenue, around 8:30 a.m. April 24.

THEFT

A $20 cellphone was stolen from a resident at Willowcrest Care Center, 3821 S. Chicago Ave., sometime before 9:30 a.m. April 20.

An 18-year-old man, a 16-year-old boy, a 14-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl, all from South Milwaukee, were arrested for shoplifting items from PJ's Variety Store, 921 Milwaukee Ave., around 7 p.m. April 21.

Two bottles of Jack Daniel's whiskey worth $58 were stolen from Pick 'n Save, 2931 S Chicago Ave., sometime on April 21.

Twelve alprazolam pills were reported stolen from a residence in the 1300 block of Manitoba Avenue, at around 2 p.m. April 22.

A $100 GPS system was stolen from an unlocked car while it was parked in the 1000 block of Marquette Avenue, before 1 a.m. April 25.

A Red Bull display container was stolen from Speedway, 2301 10th Ave., at around 4:30 a.m. April 25.

A vehicle registration sticker was cut from a license plate while it was parked in the 300 block of Southtowne Drive some time on April 25.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 44-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving, fifth offense, at her home in the 2400 block of 14th Avenue, after a witness had seen her swerving across lanes a couple blocks away, around 1 p.m. April 20. She had just arrived home several minutes earlier and said that she consumed a half-pint of vodka after she arrived, but she already having slurred speech. Her BAC was 0.21.

VANDALISM

A window of South Milwaukee High School, 801 15th Ave., was reported to have been damaged with a BB gun around 7:30 a.m. April 23.

About $200 in damage was inflicted on a window and a side-view mirror of a truck while it was parked in the 2300 block of Fourth Avenue, during the early morning hours of April 23.

A car was damaged while it was parked in the 500 block of Marshall Avenue sometime during the early morning hours of April 24. Although the contents of the vehicle had been rummaged through, the owner reported that nothing was taken and no serious damage was done to the car.

A car was damaged while it was parked in the 1200 block of Minnesota Avenue around 10:30 p.m. April 26.

OTHER

A 26-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for disorderly conduct outside of Speedway, 2301 10th Ave., at around 2:30 a.m. April 20, after police spotted him in a heated argument with several other people there.

The South Milwaukee Police Department responded to two domestic violence incidents last week.

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