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Burglary

Someone broke into Literski & Rogaczewski LLP, 4745 W. Forest Home Ave., and stole a checkbook between 2:20 and 3:45 p.m. Nov. 15.

Police responded to a burglary alarm at the ITT Technical Institute, 6300 W. Layton Ave., at 10:50 a.m. Nov. 16. When officers arrived they found someone had pried open a door on the north side of the building. However, nothing was stolen or reported missing.

An undisclosed amount of money was reported stolen from a residence in the 5800 block of West Edgerton Avenue between Nov. 11 and Nov. 18.

Theft

A female employee at Carrabbas, 4765 S. 76th St., was taken into custody for taking another employee’s credit card and using it to make fraudulent charges at several stores at 4:40 p.m. Nov. 14.

A black car caddy containing reading glasses, a hat and a pair of gloves was stolen out of a locked vehicle parked in the lot at Alta View Vet Clinic, 7330 W. Forest Home Ave., between 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17. The suspect broke into the vehicle by smashing out a window.

A backpack containing two laptop computers was stolen out of a locked Chevy Avalanche parked at Carrabbas, 4765 S. 76th St., between 6:10 and 7:10 p.m. Nov. 17. The suspect smashed out the passenger side window to get inside.

Vandalism

Police received a report that the windshield of a vehicle was smashed in the 3500 block of South 46th Street at 6:25 a.m. Nov. 14.

The back rear windshield was reported smashed out on a 2012 Chevy parked in the 3000 block of West Colony Drive at 6:10 p.m. Nov. 20.

Fire

Emergency personnel responded to a vehicle fire in the driveway of a home in the 4900 block of South 30th Street at 5:20 p.m. Nov. 14. The owner told police the vehicle was having mechanical issues several days earlier, and when he turned it over the engine started on fire. No injuries were reported.

Other

A truck driver who struck a deer on the freeway in Washington County and continued driving because he didn’t believe his vehicle had any significant damage drove to the Greenfield Police Department, 5300 W. Layton Ave., after a passing motorist told him the animal was still stuck in the grill of his truck at 12:25 a.m. Nov. 14. Greenfield officers helped the driver remove the deceased deer from his vehicle.

Police received a report that a heavy-set white male in his 40s who was parking his older blue Pontiac in a parking lot in the 4800 block of South 76th Street was pouring “stuff” down the sewers and cleaning his clothes in puddles at about 2 p.m. Nov. 15. Police searched the area but were unable to locate the man.

Officers went to the 5200 block of South Tuckaway Boulevard after a 911 caller reported a man, who was possibly drunk, was standing in the parking lot and “dropping his pants at people” at 4:10 p.m. Nov. 16. Police spoke to the man, who did not have his pants down, and took him to the Milwaukee Rescue Mission.

Police went to a residence in the 6400 block of West Layton Avenue after a caller reported a large raccoon crawled up onto his second story balcony at about 9:25 p.m. Nov. 16. The officer escorted the raccoon off the balcony and told the resident to remove the bird feeder, which caused the raccoon to climb up to the apartment.

A caller reported a man driving a silver vehicle pointed a handgun at them while they were driving on South 76th Street and West Cold Spring Road at about 2 p.m. Nov. 19.

A man and a woman were taken into custody for child neglect after they left their three young children—a six-year-old, a five-year-old and a newborn—alone inside a Ford Explorer in the lot at Olive Garden, 5760 S. 76th St., at about 7:50 p.m. Nov. 20. The children were left inside the vehicle, with the windows rolled down, while their mother tried several times to get her boyfriend out of the bar. The man was also taken into custody for domestic violence/disorderly conduct for allegedly grabbing the woman around the neck during an argument about his drinking. After the man and woman were taken into custody the children were turned over to Child Protective Services.

Greenfield police assisted the fire department with six rescue calls and three fire calls between Nov. 14 and Nov. 20.

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