Police went to US Bank, 4333 S. 27th St., for a report of a robbery at 11:40 a.m. Sept. 3. The suspect handed a demand note to an associate and left the bank with $4,000. Police found the suspect walking in the 2200 block of West Bolivar Avenue and took him into custody. The money was recovered and returned to the bank.
Power tools were reported stolen out of a garage in the 5400 block of West Cold Spring Road at 8:35 a.m. Aug. 29.
An iPad Mini and a JBL Bluetooth speaker were stolen from garage in the 5600 block of West Allerton Avenue between the late evening hours of Aug. 29 and 6:05 a.m. Aug. 30. Several power tools were also taken out of the garage and were placed outside the garage, as if the suspect planned on returning for them. The suspect entered the garage through an unlocked service door.
Bingo prizes, including candy, clothing and water guns and some toilet paper were reported stolen from the basement at United Seniors of Wisconsin, 4515 W. Forest Home Ave., at 9:55 a.m. Aug. 30. The items were stolen between Aug. 28 and Aug. 30.
A generator and a circular saw were stolen from a garage in the 7900 block of West Bottsford Avenue between Aug. 25 and Sept. 1.
Power tools were reported stolen from a garage in the 4300 block of South Placid Drive at 2:40 p.m. Sept. 2.
A 2005 Chrysler Pacifica was stolen at Speedway, 3390 W. Loomis Road, at 6:55 a.m. Sept. 3. The suspect, a slim, black male in his 20s with a short Afro, got out of a tan vehicle occupied by two other males and jumped into the Chrysler, which was left running outside the business.
A patron’s purse was reported stolen at Scott E’s Pub, 3800 S. 108th St., at 1:10 a.m. Aug. 30.
A semi-automatic handgun was stolen from a home in the 4800 block of South 43rd Street between 8 and 11 p.m. Aug. 28.
A wallet was reported stolen out of a woman’s purse while she was eating at Panera Bread, 7840 W. Layton Ave., at 1:20 p.m. Aug. 31. The suspect(s) used the victim’s credit card to fraudulently purchase about $515 worth of merchandise and a $500 gift card at Walgreens.
A bag containing soccer equipment was stolen by a group of people in a dark blue minivan at Zablocki Park, 3717 W. Howard Ave., at about 5:15 p.m. Aug. 31. Police located the suspect’s vehicle driving west on Howard Avenue and chased it to West Greenfield Avenue and South Layton Boulevard, where the pursuit was ended. Police found a bag containing some of the items on South 36th and Howard, and discovered the minivan the suspects were driving was reported stolen in Wauwatosa.
A man was taken into custody for disorderly conduct and battery after he got into a fight with a bartender and the manager at Club Paragon, 3578 S. 108th St., and bit one of them on the hand at about 8:25 p.m. Aug. 30.
A man was taken into custody for sixth offense OWI after he was pulled over for driving 60 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone in the 4700 block of West Forest Home Avenue at 12:40 a.m. Aug. 30. He was also cited for disorderly conduct for urinating on a police officer’s leg. He was taken to the hospital for a blood draw and then taken to jail.
An elderly man driving a Toyota Camry was taken into custody for eighth offense OWI after he was seen throwing beer cans out of his car, and then pulled into the lot at Best Buy, 4610 S. 76th St., and stumbled into the store at about 3:55 p.m. Aug. 30. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.33.
Graffiti was spray-painted on 20 vehicles, several garages and fences, a mailbox and two buildings between the late evening hours of Aug. 28 and the early morning hours of Aug. 29. The vandalism occurred from South 66th Street to South 72nd Street between West Cold Spring Road and West Allerton Avenue.
Electrical wiring and light fixtures were reported damaged at a construction site in the 3800 block of South 116th Street at 1:10 p.m. Aug. 30.