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Police report: Nov. 10

Nov. 16, 2011

BURGLARY

1A mountain bike valued at $200 was taken from an open garage in the 1500 block of Church Street between noon Oct. 30 and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 5.

2A watch and jar of pennies, valued at $303, were taken from a home in the 2500 block of North 71st Street between 5:30 and 8:15 p.m. Nov. 4. A door had been forced open.

3Two televisions, valued at $798, were taken from a home in the 2500 block of North 66th Street between 3:45 and 10 p.m. Nov. 4.

4Two televisions and a computer, valued at $5,500, were taken from Alpha NeonX Sign and Lighting, 11607 W. Dearbourn Ave., between 6 p.m. Nov. 4 and 7:15 a.m. Nov. 6. An employee entrance had been opened.

THEFT

A Wauwatosa woman's credit card was used to fraudulently purchase men's clothing valued at $422 from a New York shop prior to 3:50 p.m. Oct. 17. All items were shipped to China. The woman called the store and was told her money would be refunded to her card, but she hasn't seen a credit.

5Two women took eight to 10 pairs of jeans valued at $1,000 from Dry Goods in Mayfair Mall;, 2500 N. Mayfair Road, at 10:20 a.m. Oct. 31. A witness identified a vehicle and license plate number, which connects to a Milwaukee woman who is under a Mayfair ban order dating back to 2008.

6An iPad valued at $400 was reported taken from the Wauwatosa West High School library, 11400 W. Center St., between 11:15 and 11:45 a.m. Oct. 31.

7A unsecured bicycle valued at $450 was taken from outside Wauwatosa East High School, 7500 Milwaukee Ave., between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 1.

8A 40-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for retail theft and violating probation after he walked out of Walgreens, 2275 N. Mayfair Road, carrying a basket full of merchandise valued at $84 at 1:26 a.m. Nov. 2. He had a warrant for violating the parole from a prior retail theft. He has been arrested for shoplifting 19 times.

9A credit card and cash valued at $439 were taken from a night custodian's lunch box at Eisenhower Elementary School, 3231 N. 91st St., between 2:30 and 5:10 a.m. Nov. 2. The credit cards were used later that day at a Home Depot in Menomonee Falls.

10A laptop computer, gym bag and computer accessories, valued at $2,280, were taken from a vehicle in the 10000 block of Innovation Drive between 9 and 10:20 a.m. Nov. 2.

11A 15-year-old Milwaukee girl was arrested for retail theft and trespassing at Macy's in Mayfair Mall for taking clothing valued at $250 at 5:43 p.m. Nov. 2. She violated a five-year ban from the mall following a similar arrest in August 2010. The ban was extended until November 2016.

12Six cases of Pepperidge Farms snack products and four cases of coupons, valued at $244, were taken from a delivery van at Pick 'n Save, 1717 N. Mayfair Road, about 9:45 a.m. Nov. 3. A lock had been damaged.

13A cell phone valued at $400 was taken from a woman's restroom near the food court at Mayfair Mall between 6:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 3. Her husband found it listed for sale on Craigslist.

14A 44-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for retail theft after she made 31 fraudulent returns to Macy's between Sept. 24 and Nov. 3. She worked at the store and would purchase clothing. She would keep the items but scan in the receipt and refund the money to her credit card or that of her daughter, who also worked at the store. She used her daughter's and a fellow employee's codes without their knowledge in some instances to process the returns, which totaled $1,136.

15A man took credit cards from an employee's purse at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7625 W. North Ave., at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 4. He was seen closing the door to her office. When she approached he said he was looking for help with a lost library card. After he left, she checked her office and discovered the cards missing. They had been used at a Milwaukee gas station.

16Two 17-year-old Milwaukee boys were arrested for retail theft after they took jeans valued at $180 from Macy's at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5. One of the boys would pull the jeans from the rack and hand them to his friend in a wheelchair, who would hide them in a shopping bag on his lap.

17A wallet was taken from a purse from Macy's when the owner left it in a fitting room while she picked out more items to try on between 2:45 and 3 p.m. Nov. 5.

Four unauthorized charges totaling $459 were made from Spain to a Wauwatosa resident's credit card prior to 2:54 p.m. Nov. 6.

18Tools valued at $4,686 were taken from a work van in the 4000 block of North Delco Avenue prior to 6:32 a.m. Nov. 7.

Police responded to four thefts of items valued at less than $100 in the past week.

DRUG POSSESSION

19A 14-year-old Wauwatosa boy was arrested for possession of amphetamine pills at Honey Creek Parkway and 70th Street 9:43 a.m. Nov. 3. A driver had seen the boy vomiting and stumbling, but the boy said he thought he had the flu. He gave officers a fake name, so he was also arrested for resisting arrest. He was taken to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

20A bag containing 0.9 grams of marijuana was found in the pocket of clothing donated to Goodwill Industries, 12121 W. Ferrick St., prior to 2:46 p.m. Nov. 3. The drugs were turned over to police to be destroyed.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

21A 46-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving following a hit-and-run accident at 60th Street and North Avenue at 10:06 a.m. Nov. 4. His vehicle struck two others and drove off, but was stopped by Milwaukee police after he failed to stop for a red light. He said he was on the way home from the liquor store and didn't recall being involved in a crash. His blood alcohol content was 0.15. He had been arrested for drunken driving a few weeks earlier, but since the case was not complete this arrest was not considered a second offense.

22A 30-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving after his vehicle rear-ended the car in front of him in the drive-thru at McDonald's, 6631 W. North Ave., at 8:08 a.m. Nov. 5. He had a BAC of 0.21.

23A 54-year-old Wauwatosa man was arrested for drunken driving, second offense, when he failed to stop for a red light at Harwood and Harmonee avenues at 1:25 a.m. Nov. 6. He refused a breath test, so blood was drawn and sent for analysis.

ACCIDENTS

24A 27-year-old woman was taken to Froedtert Hospital for head, back and knee pain after her vehicle was struck by another, causing the car hood to buckle at 67th Street and North Avenue at 5:54 p.m. Nov. 1. The driver of the striking vehicle, a 62-year-old woman, was cited for failing to yield from a stop sign.

25A 48-year-old West Allis woman and her 55-year-old female passenger from Milwaukee received emergency room care at Froedtert Hospital from a hit-and-run accident at Wauwatosa and North avenues at 7:13 p.m. Nov. 2. Witnesses said the driver was completing a left turn when a vehicle traveling south on Wauwatosa Avenue hit the turned vehicle and left the scene.

26A 49-year-old woman was taken to Froedtert Hospital for back and neck pain after her vehicle was struck from behind as she slowed for a stop sign near 87th Street and North Avenue at 1:59 p.m. Nov. 3. The driver of the striking vehicle, a 33-year-old woman, was cited for following too closely.

VANDALISM

27Six people were seen spray-painting graffiti near Washington Elementary School, 2166 N. 68th St., at 6:40 p.m. Nov. 4. A neighbor saw the vandals, who drew male genitalia on the city sidewalk, covered a high-voltage sign on a telephone pole and left a swastika and more genitalia drawings on a tree by the playground.

OTHER

28A safe that had been taken from a West Allis home during a burglary in August was found in Jacobus Park, 6501 Hillside Lane, at 5:16 p.m. Nov. 1. The safe had been pried open and had empty prescription pill bottles, coin folders and envelopes inside.

29A 15-year-old boy was arrested for disorderly conduct after he repeatedly hit another resident of Carmelite Home for Boys, 1214 Kavanaugh Place, at 8 p.m. Nov. 3.

30A 17-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy from Milwaukee were cited for habitual truancy from Wauwatosa West High School at 10:24 a.m. Nov. 4. Since the beginning of the school year, the girl reportedly has been absent on all or part of 13 days while the boy has been truant on all or part of 21 days.

31A counterfeit $20 bill was taken in at Outpost Natural Foods, 7000 W. State St., on Nov. 4.

Police responded to eight domestic violence incidents in the past week.

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