Man burglarized and vandalized ex's home, police say

Feb. 27, 2013

A homeowner in the 6600 block of West Center Street came home to a burglary, furniture destruction and an ominous letter at 12:13 a.m. Feb. 19.

According to the Wauwatosa police report:

The door's deadbolt was smashed off, a couch was sliced to ribbons, a television and wallet were missing and the stench of spilled bleach permeated the home. Damage is estimated at $2,100, loss at $930.

A note was left that made reference to a man the homeowner was seeing and alleging that the homeowner owed the writer $9,200.

The homeowner told police she believes the perpetratorto be her ex-boyfriend, a 25-year-old Milwaukee man who hadshot at her a few days earlier.

Police found the man in his vehicle outside his home but when he saw them he sped off.

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