Jewelry was reported stolen out of an apartment in the 3000 block of West Colony Drive at 10:50 a.m. Feb. 27. The burglary is still under investigation.


Batteries were reported stolen out of four vehicles parked in the old Budget Cinemas lot, 4475 S. 108th St., at 7:25 a.m. Feb. 27.

A package containing two cell phones was stolen out of the front door of a residence in the 3300 block of West Colony Drive between noon and 7 p.m. March 5.

Drug possession

Emergency personnel responded to a group home in the 5100 block of West Midland Drive after receiving a report that an older male overdosed on heroin at about 11:40 a.m. March 3. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. He is facing a possible charge of possession of heroin.


A woman was taken into custody for OWI after driving her vehicle off the roadway in the 7600 block of West Forest Home Avenue at 1:55 a.m. March 2. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.22.


A man was taken to West Allis Memorial Hospital after his vehicle struck several parked cars in the 4600 block of South 48th Street at about 2:05 p.m. March 4. Police believe a medical condition/event led to the collision.


Someone used a sledgehammer to smash the head off a life-size human statue by a rear storage area at Bluemel’s Garden & Landscape Center, 4930 W. Loomis Road, between noon Feb. 25 and 8 a.m. Feb 27. The sledgehammer was found next to the broken statue.


Police went to a home in the 11800 block of West Layton Avenue after a woman called 911 to report there was a raccoon in her family room at 4:10 a.m. Feb. 28. The raccoon left before police arrived, and the resident was advised to have the damper on her fireplace checked out.

Police were called to a Cloisters of Greenfield, 6100 W. Stonehedge Dr., after a resident reported a man she had a restraining order against was staring at her and allegedly threatened to arm himself at 7:10 p.m. March 1. He refused to leave his apartment or talk to officers when they arrived, and police called in the SWAT team after hearing what they believed was a pistol slide racking from inside his apartment. When hostage negotiators failed to get him to leave his apartment, police punched a hole in his door and use pepper spray to take him into custody. He was taken into custody for disorderly conduct, a restraining order violation, resisting/obstructing and failure to comply with police. No weapons were ever found in his residence.

A man threw a cup of hot coffee at five racks of new carpeting at Best Carpet Inc., 3771 S. 108th St., and fled the business in a small, red vehicle at about 4:15 p.m. March 3. According to police, the man was arguing with employees about not receiving a free area rug after ordering some carpet. He refused to speak to police about the incident and was cited for criminal damage to property.

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