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Theft

A garage door opener was reported stolen out of an unlocked vehicle in the 4200 block of West Grange Avenue at 1:05 p.m. March 7.

A Taurus .40-caliber handgun was stolen out of a vehicle parked outside Ultimate Great Kuts, 5121 W. Forest Home Ave., between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. March 3. The lock on the back door of the vehicle was broken, and the gun was stolen out of a gym bag that was lying in the back seat.

A bag containing $1,600 was stolen out of an unlocked office at House of Harley-Davidson, 6221 W. Layton Ave., between 10 a.m. Feb. 27 and 8:45 a.m. March 9.

Money was reported stolen out of a woman’s wallet at Walmart, 10600 W. Layton Ave., at 4:10 p.m. March 10. The woman stated she accidentally left her wallet behind in the bathroom, and when she returned to retrieve it $1,500 in cash was missing.

Police responded to Olive Garden Restaurant, 4760 S. 76th St., after a customer accused an employee of stealing $120 out of her purse at about 3:05 p.m. March 11. The woman’s purse was hanging on the back of her chair, and she left it there when she walked to her vehicle. When she came back inside to retrieve it, the purse was opened and the money was missing.

A man’s cell phone and wallet containing gift cards and a driver’s license were stolen out of his unlocked vehicle at McDonald’s, 4550 S. 108th St., while he was in the restroom at 9 a.m. March 13. The man was warned about his behavior after he initially accused other customers of the theft and was not allowed back inside the business for the rest of the day.

An iPhone 6 was stolen from a resident at South Pointe Health Care 4500 W. Loomis Road, between 8 p.m. March 16 and 6 a.m. March 17.

Assault

A woman was taken into custody for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the chest during an argument in the 6100 block of South 42nd Street at about 10:40 p.m. March 7. The woman initially called 911 and told police her boyfriend was stabbed in the chest and mugged while he was at the K-Ranch bar in Cudahy. A charge of second degree recklessly endangering safety was referred to the district attorney’s office.

A woman was taken into custody for domestic violence/battery for allegedly throwing something at her boyfriend during an argument in the 7200 block of West Southridge Drive at 4:50 a.m. March 18. She was also cited for possession of marijuana.

Drug possession

A man was taken into custody for possession of marijuana after a 911 caller reported seeing him drop empty plastic bags and rolling paper packaging out of a Honda Civic at Walgreens, 4405 W. Layton Ave., and then start rolling something in his lap at about 6:30 p.m. March 17.

OWI

A man was taken into custody for fourth offense OWI after his vehicle hit a snowbank in the 5000 block of West Forest Home Avenue at 1:35 a.m. March 14. He was taken to the hospital for a blood draw, booked, cited and taken to jail.

A man was taken into custody for OWI after he crashed his red Ford Mustang into a truck at Romine’s, 6125 S. 27th St., and then drove his vehicle up onto the median on South 27th Street at 5:30 p.m. March 16.  A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.15.

Accidents

Police went to a home in the 3600 block of South 34th Street after a resident reported her garage was struck by a vehicle sometime between the late evening hours of March 6th and the early morning hours of March 7. Officers discovered an 8-year-old boy who lives across the alley took his mother’s keys while she was sleeping and backed her vehicle into the caller’s garage.  The two neighbors exchanged information and no crash/accident report was filed.

Other

Police received a 911 call reporting a man was standing in the middle of the intersection of W. Forest Home and W. Howard avenues, half dressed and yelling at passing vehicles at about 7:30 p.m. March 7. Police checked the area but did not locate any loud, half-naked men.

A man in the 9500 block of West Van Beck Avenue who called 911 to complain about his neighbor calling the police on him was cited for unlawful use of 911 at about 10:30 p.m. March 7. The man’s neighbor called police about an hour earlier because he came to the neighbor's home and pounded on their patio door.

A highly intoxicated man called 911 because he was upset about being thrown out of Scott E’s Pub, 3800 S. 108th St., and was mad because his friend was still being served at 1:25 a.m. March 9. When police arrived the caller said his friend was supposed to drive him home and he didn’t want him to drive drunk. After being warned about the proper use of 911, one of the men walked home and the other was given a ride home by police.

A male employee at South Pointe Health Care, 4500 W. Loomis Road, was taken into custody for arguing with his girlfriend, who was also an employee, and allegedly trying to drag her out of the business at 11:30 p.m. March 11. He was cited for disorderly conduct and released.

Two men were cited for disorderly conduct for fighting at Los Mariachi’s, 4305 W. Layton Ave., at 12:30 a.m. March 12. The two apparently started fighting after one of the men bumped into the other on the dance floor.

Police received a report that a man shoplifted several cans of compressed air, took them into the restroom and started huffing them at Walmart, 10600 W. Layton Ave., at 7:20 p.m. March 12. The man, described as a five-foot, seven-inch-tall white male in his mid-30s wearing a green jacket with fur and jogging pants, was last seen entering the passenger side of a small, green vehicle that headed west on Layton.

A man was taken into custody for forgery after he was caught trying to cash a forged check at Educator’s Credit Union, 4000 W. Loomis Road, at about 11:50 a.m. March 13.

Greenfield and Milwaukee police responded to the parking lot at Greenfield Place shopping center in the 4900 block of South 74th Street to search for a missing male who left his parent’s home in Milwaukee armed with a .357 Magnum pistol, and left a suicide note behind at about 1:10 p.m. March 15. The male was found parked in front of JoAnn’s Fabrics, and the SWAT team was called out to assist. He quickly surrendered and was turned over to Milwaukee police. The gun was found under the front seat of the vehicle.

A female employee was taken into custody after a fight with a female coworker ended with one of them using pepper spray at Clement Manor, 3939 S. 92nd St., at about 8:20 p.m. March 15. She was cited for disorderly conduct and released.

Two growling dogs were reportedly running loose through the parking lot at Mad Dog Saloon, 4395 S. 76th St., at 12:10 p.m. March 16. The area was checked but the angry dogs were not found.

Greenfield police pursued a vehicle that failed to pull over for a traffic stop on West Cold Spring and West Loomis roads at about 10:40 p.m. March 18. Officers chased the vehicle northbound on Loomis until they were able to use a PIT maneuver to stop it. The occupants, three men and a girl, were taken into custody at gunpoint and transported to the police station. The driver was cited for eluding, failure to stop for a stop sign, speeding and driving with a revoked license. He was also taken into custody for a probation violation and taken to jail. The other two men were questioned and released, and the girl was found to be a missing juvenile in Milwaukee.

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