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Police Blotter 11/17/09
Village of Hartland
Burglary - Someone entered a detached garage at an apartment complex at 716 S. Imperial Drive between 1 and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and stole an in-dash CD player from an unlocked vehicle, owned by Tracy Westerland of that address. Also, the perpetrator kicked five holes in the drywall of the garage. The value of the CD player was listed at $250 and the damage was estimated at $400.
While police were at the garage, a neighbor, Michael Allen of 728 S. Imperial Drive, informed police that someone had kicked in his garage door a day earlier.
Graffiti - Someone used a permanent marker to write obscenities on a slide and animal rides at Nixon Park, 343 Maple Ave. The vandalism was discovered Nov. 1.
Disorderly - Police cited Christopher Albert, 34, of Port Washington, for creating a disturbance Nov. 1 at 139 Cottonwood Ave.
Michael Mills, who owns a business at that location, reported he asked Albert to come to the business because he wanted to get $70 back from Albert. Mills said he gave $70 as a loan and in return Albert gave Mills a guitar, the report said.
Mills said he wanted to get his money back and give Albert back his guitar, the report said. Mills said Albert created a disturbance and threw the guitar on the floor, cracking it. Albert then left the business.
Underage drinking - Two Oconomowoc brothers were cited for underage drinking following a traffic stop Oct. 30.
According to the report, an officer saw a car take several turns at a high speed in the area of Highway 83 and West Capitol Drive at about 8:20 p.m. and stopped the vehicle. As the officer talked with driver Travis Peartree, 20, of 515 S. Concord Road he could smell intoxicants coming from the vehicle. Police determined Peartree and his brother, Tyler, 18, had been drinking alcohol.
Vandalism - Someone caused about $2,500 damage to a Jaguar, owned by Christopher Ovide of Wauwatosa, that was parked outside Palmer's Steakhouse, 122 E. Capitol Drive., between 8:30 and 10:15 p.m. Nov. 7. Molding on the car was damaged, and there were scratches and scuff marks on it as well.
Vandalism - A window was damaged at the Sarah Smith residence, 1216 Sunnyslope Drive, sometime late Nov. 6 or early Nov. 7. The damage was listed at $250.
Vandalism - A tree in Nixon Park was found broken off Nov. 7. The damage was estimated at $200.
City of Delafield
Theft - Police cited Wendy Mooney, 47, of 601 Prairie View Dr., North Prairie, for retail theft for attempting to steal about $20 worth of food products from Sentry, 3255 Golf Road, Oct. 30.
Theft - Two Milwaukee teens were cited for retail theft after they attempted to steal about $200 worth of clothing from Kohl's, 3105 Golf Road, on Oct. 10. A 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old Milwaukee boy attempted to steal two pairs of jeans, a sweatshirt and a shirt.
Theft- Police cited Kimberly A. Bartnett, 24, of Merritt Island, Fla., for retail theft for attempting to steal about $45 in food products, including salads and a submarine sandwich, from Sentry, 3255 Golf Road, on Oct. 8.
Theft - Wendy Mooney, 47, of 601 Prairie View Drive, North Prairie, was cited Oct. 30 for retail theft for attempting to steal $20 worth of food items from Sentry, 3255 Golf Road.
Theft - John Sauson of 2835 Ridley Road reported to police Oct. 29 that someone smashed out the driver's side window of his car and stole a video projector, valued at $2,000. Police found a softball-sized rock near the car.
Theft - Someone removed a GPS unit from an unlocked vehicle at the Jack Mahnke residence, 1821 Bark River Drive. The theft occurred between noon Oct. 30 and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 31.
Theft - Police are recommending the Waukesha County District Attorney's Office charge a 28-year-old Madison man with retail theft for attempting to steal five DVD box sets from Target, 2553 Sun Valley Drive, on Oct. 10. The total value of the DVDs was listed at about $370. The man has a criminal record that includes theft and forgery, according to court records.
Vandalism - Swastikas were painted on the back of a vacant business and on a stop sign in the Heritage Drive area recently.
According to reports, the symbol of Nazi Germany was found on a door in the back of a strip mall at 2841 Heritage Drive early Oct. 19; the following day, the symbol was found on a sign in the alley behind 2846 Heritage Drive. Also, the number 1488 was painted on the sign.
Theft - Police were notified recently that five "vote no" signs regarding the dredging referendum were stolen in the city.
Theft - A trailer valued at $2,700 was stolen from outside Divine Redeemer Lutheran School, 31385 Hill Road, between 11:30 a.m. Oct. 18 and 8 a.m. Oct. 19. The trailer is owned by Michael Oldenburg of 1009 Hilger Road, Hartland.
Theft - Police cited Timothy Gropp, 18, of Milwaukee, and a 17-year-old City of Oconomowoc girl Oct. 16 for retail theft from Walmart, 2863 Heritage Drive.
According to the report, Gropp stole a cell phone converter, cell phone charge and deodorant from the store. Gropp was stopped by store personnel but ran out of the store. Police found him a short time later.
The value of the items was listed at about $33.
The girl acted as a lookout for Gropp, the report said.
Theft - Kristine White of 210 E. Laurel Circle reported to police that between late Oct. 19 and early Oct. 21 someone entered her car and stole a backpack containing books, a calculator and $20.
Theft - Shelley Lueck of 216 Karin Drive, North Prairie, reported Oct. 26 that while at Lake Country School, 1800 Vettelson Road, that day someone entered her car and stole a just-filled prescription of Vicodin. Lueck said the prescription was in a bag that was left on the passenger side floor. Lueck said she thought she had locked her car, but there were no signs of forced entry.
City of Pewaukee
Theft - Street name signs at Paces Drive and Lyles Drive were reported missing Oct. 5. An officer also discovered street name signs missing at Arrowhead and Hilltop and the name plate at Highview Court also gone.
Theft - Maria Ramirez Parra of Milwaukee reported the license plate on her vehicle was stolen while it was parked at Milwaukee Marriot West, W231 N1600 Corporate Court, on Oct. 9. She parked her car at about 7:30 a.m. and noticed the license plate missing at about 6:20 p.m.
Theft - An iPod valued at $250 was stolen from a locked vehicle parked at Comfort Suites, N14 W24121 Tower Place, between 5 p.m. Oct. 17 and 10:15 a.m. Oct. 18. The front passenger window of the car, owned by David Pugh of Clintonville, was smashed out. The matter is under investigation.
Damage - Three mailboxes in the W23300 block of Greenbriar Court, were damaged sometime late Oct. 17 or early Oct. 18. The matter is under investigation.
Damage - A broken 19-inch Panasonic television set owned by Eugene N. Sauer of N25 W25178 Bluemound Road was found in the recycling bin next to the residence's garage on Nov. 3. According to the police report, Sauer kept the television in the mobile home trailer on his property. The TV, with a built-in VHS player, is valued at $200. There is a suspect.
Theft - Someone stole a loveseat owned by Gwendolyn J. Taylor of N29 W27438 Peninsula Drive. The loveseat was last seen at about 11 a.m. Oct. 30 and was noticed missing at about 3 p.m. Nov. 1.
Theft - Police were called to the urgent care area of Aurora Health Care, W231 N1440 Corporate Court, for a report of theft on Nov. 13. A nurse said that a lock on a cart was cut and a 10-mg syringe of diazepam, also known as Valium, was missing. The drug had not been ordered for any patients the day of the theft or the day before. Aurora Health Care is conducting an internal investigation into the theft.
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