Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Officials say they noted signs of forced entry and that cash was stolen.
Port Washington police are investigating a burglary in which money was stolen from a Port Washington business while it was closed overnight. Police responded to a call at 7:48 a.m. Nov. 10 at Brooks Chiropractic Office, 1032 S. Spring St., after an employee reported a break-in that occurred overnight, according to police reports. Officers noted forced entry was made, and that cash was taken. No further details are available as the incident remains under investigation, officials said.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
A roundup of recent activity from the police blotter also includes a stolen fish fry sign and a caller concerned about people on the breakwall during potentially dangerous weather.
Condolences go out to the owner of this four-legged furball. The Port Washington resident reported at 8 p.m. Oct. 30 that his cat had been shot by someone using a pellet gun while the animal was roaming outside his South High Street resident. The owner did not know who was responsible for the shooting, and the cat had to be euthanized because of its injuries. More from the reports:
A Cedarburg woman, 21, is accused of stealing an iPhone while at Foxys Bar, then trying to mislead police officers by claiming another phone belonged to her.
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
A Cedarburg woman is accused of stealing another woman's iPhone from an area bar, then helping the woman try to find the phone. Lindsey C. Hansen, 21, was charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on Oct. 30 with one count of theft and one count of obstructing an officer. If convicted, she faces up to 18 months in prison and $20,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Jan. 5, the victim was at Foxys Bar, when she realized her iPhone 4 was missing. She made a notable fuss about the disappearance, including turning over a bench, and she was eventually asked to leave. Hansen was at the bar as well and while the victim was searching for the lost phone, she loaned her her mom's phone so she could call 911. Hansen then helped the …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Suspect, 30, allegedly used the debit card while taking care of the victim inside her apartment after she was released from the hospital.
A 30-year-old home care worker is accused of stealing nearly $500 from a patient so he could make a car payment on his own vehicle. Jimmy D. Davis Jr., of Milwaukee, was charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on Tuesday with one count of theft. If convicted, he faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Dec. 17, 2011, the victim was released from the hospital and picked up by Davis, who was an employee of Home Instead Care. He then took her to her apartment in the 300 block of West Walters Street, Port Washington, where he stayed with her for several hours that day and the next. Twice during the two days, Davis left the victim alone for some time so he could use the computer in the …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
An Ozaukee County man is charged after checks used to buy a car and a motorcycle — totaling more than $16,000 — were returned for insufficient funds
A 24-year-old Milwaukee man is facing charges after he police say he bought a car and a motorcycle from two different Ozaukee County dealers and paid for them with bad checks. Darin R. Bolander Jr. was charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court last week Monday with two counts of issuing a worthless check and two counts of theft through false representation. If convicted, he faces up to 19 years in prison and $40,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Aug. 31, Bolander went to Ernie Von Schledorn and purchased a 2005 Chevrolet Impala for $9,500, which he paid for with a check. The check was later returned to the dealership, which tried to make contact with Bolander but was unsuccessful. Saukville police officers were made aware…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
A roundup of recent activity from the police blotter also includes a stolen mailbox and some playground bullies.
It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt — or arrested. At 1:35 a.m. Saturday, two Milwaukee men, ages 32 and 34, were arrested after taking a Port Washington Marina golf cart without permission, according to Port Washington police reports. Both men admitted they had taken a little ride on the cart until arriving in the parking lot behind Schooner Pub, but, according to the report, neither man would provide the name of the person who had been driving it. Port police sent a request for theft charges against both men to the District Attorney's office, the report said. More from the reports:
Saturday, September 1, 2012
A roundup of crime during the month of August also includes men thought to be impersonating cops who turned out to be law enforcement, the drive-by theft of a kid's ball and a construction worker fending off a driver with a stick.
Weird crime happens. Patch's weekly OMG PD is evidence enough of just how strange things can get on a regular basis in the Milwaukee area, and — believe it or not — Port Washington and Saukville residents have made the cut before. Here's a round up of the top five crime stories in the area for the month of August:
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Three teenage men dining at the restaurant made a run for it without paying, but waitstaff were able to flag down a nearby sheriff's deputy to help.
Though they thought they had a solid getaway plan, three recent George Webb customers were inevitably caught for a classic case of dine-and-ditch. A 17-year-old Fredonia man, 18-year-old Saukville man and 18-year-old Fond du Lac man were dining at the restaurant early in the morning July 29. When the Fredonia man left the table, the waitress assumed he was going to smoke a cigarette, according to the police report. Instead, once outside, George Webb staff noticed him moving his truck to the gas station parking lot across the street. The other two men got up shortly after, telling the waitress money was left on the table, and running out the door, according to the report. The waitress said she "immediately became suspicious" of their …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Someone attempted to steal from the Port Washington Youth Baseball and Softball booth at Thomas Jefferson Middle School; luckily the group doesn't leave cash behind, but some candy is missing and there are no suspects.
Someone attempted to steal from a concession stand operated by the Port Washington Youth Baseball and Softball, and — while they didn't get away with much — police are still on the lookout for suspects. At 12:54 p.m. July 24, Organizer Patrick Modjeski called Port Washington police to report a break in at the concession stand building at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 1403 N. Holden St. Members of the group had visited the school earlier that morning to work on the fields, and noticed glass laying around the stand, Modjeski told police, according to the police report. Upon arrival, Modjeski and officers noticed that a hasp connected to a wooden window cover on the building was pried open, and the glass behind the wood was smashed to gain …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Police have no leads in the missing Playstation 3, among other stolen items; the victim was arrested on Fish Day for stealing money and medication, and faces charges in connection with that theft.
Several items were stolen from a 21-year-old Port Washington man's apartment while he was in jail — ironically enough, for stealing. Paul R. Nuedling called police on July 24 to report a Playstation 3, Sony recording device and friend's bicycle were missing from his apartment. He believed the items were stolen sometime before that Tuesday and Fish Day — when he was arrested for stealing money and medication from a craft booth at the fesitval. Nuedling was taken to jail after the Fish Day incident, and his apartment was left unlocked, according to the police report. He told police that his parents had gone to the apartment to lock it, but when they arrived the items were already gone. Open dresser drawers further convince Nuedling that …