Police responded to a strong armed robbery at Citgo, 9530 W. National Ave., at about 10:50 p.m. June 12. The clerk told police he told an intoxicated man to leave the business when the man shouted racial slurs at him. When the man refused to leave, the clerk armed himself with a metal baseball bat. However, the man overpowered the clerk, took the bat away from him and started punching the clerk and beating him with the bat. The man then went behind the cash register, grabbed multiple packs of cigarettes, and fled the store. The suspect is described as a five-foot, 10-inch-tall, 170-pound white male with brown hair parted in the middle.

A boy was robbed and punched by two males in the 6000 block of West Arthur Avenue at about 4:40 p.m. June 16. The boy stated one of the males, whom he knew only by his first name, walked up to him with another male who threatened him and told him to empty his pockets. The boy took an iPod out of his pocket and threw it at the male, who picked the iPod off the ground and punched the boy in the face. The suspect who robbed the boy is described as a six-foot- to six-foot, two-inch-tall, skinny, 17- to 18-year-old Hispanic male with a tattoo on his cheek.


Two TVs, $650 worth of jewelry, three gaming consoles and $500 worth of video games were stolen from an apartment in the 1700 block of South 71st Street between 8 p.m. June 9 and 5 p.m. June 12.

A box full of jewelry and personal checks were stolen out of a locked residence in the 2300 block of South 56th Street between 9 and 10:30 a.m. June 14. The rear door was kicked in.

A Dewalt cordless drill, battery and battery charger, and rolls of black tape were stolen during a burglary in the 6500 block of West Burnham Street between 3 p.m. June 13 and 8:30 a.m. June 14. The building was entered after a panel on the garage door was removed.


A wallet containing $100 and miscellaneous cards was stolen at Scooter’s Tap, 9000 W. National Ave., between 3 and 8:30 p.m. June 9.

A window air conditioner was stolen at Greenfield Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1455 S. 97th St., between 7 p.m. June 8 and 9 a.m. June 10.

A 2002 Chevy Impala was stolen in the 2200 block of South 73rd Street between 8 p.m. June 12 and 7 a.m. June 13. A suspect has been identified.

A wallet containing a driver’s license and credit cards was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle in the 2400 block of South 72nd Street between 5 p.m. June 13 and 5:30 a.m. June 14.

A male shoplifted multiple boxes of Snickers candy bars, valued at $360, at Speedway, 5712 W. Burnham St., at about 2:30 p.m. June 15. The suspect, described as a black male with medium dreadlocks and wearing a blue T-shirt and jeans, fled in a white minivan that was last seen traveling east on West Beloit Road.

A wallet containing $500, a driver’s license and Social Security card, was stolen at Bro’s Petro Mart, 6819 W. Lincoln Ave., after the owner accidentally left it sitting on the cashier’s counter at about 8:15 a.m. June 15. Surveillance footage showed a heavyset black female in her mid-30s took the wallet off the counter right after the owner walked out of the business.

A man took $347 worth of power tools off the shelves at Home Depot, 11071 W. National Ave., and tried to fraudulently return them for cash about 2:30 p.m. June 16. When the return was denied, he walked out of the store with the tools.

A green Mitsubishi Eclipse was reported stolen from the 1100 block of South 61st Street at 4:35 p.m. June 17. The vehicle, which was stolen sometime after midnight, was involved in a crash at South 17th Street and West Lincoln Avenue in Milwaukee, where two females were seen running away from the collision before police arrived.

An electric scooter was reported stolen from the rear of a home in the 2400 block of South 63rd Street at 12:45 p.m. June 18.

A brown 2007 Ford Explorer was stolen in the area of South 72nd and West Walker streets sometime during the afternoon hours on June 18. The vehicle owner’s grandson, who had borrowed the Explorer, stated he was attacked by three males who stole the vehicle.


An 18-year-old man was assaulted by a man with a gun while he was walking in the area of South 90th and West Rogers streets at about 11:10 p.m. June 12. The victim told police a dark-colored Jeep pulled up behind him and a man jumped out, pointed an AK-47 style rifle at his head and stated, “You better give my girl the money you owe her.” When the victim begged the man not to shoot him, the man hit him in the left side of his head with the rifle, jumped back into the Jeep and fled the area. The suspect and the woman driving the Jeep were former neighbors of the victim, but he told police he did not owe them any money. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. Police are still looking for the suspects.

A 43-year-old West Allis man and a 17-year-old Wind Lake boy were stabbed during an altercation on South 59th Street and West Burnham Avenue at about 7 a.m. June 16. Police later took a 21-year-old Milwaukee man into custody for reckless injury and a 17-year-old Milwaukee girl for obstructing an officer.

A 30-year-old man was taken into custody for domestic violence/disorderly conduct for picking up a bed his girlfriend was sitting on and throwing it, causing her to fly into the wall during an argument at their residence at about 10:45 p.m. June 13.

A girl pulled out a container of pepper spray and sprayed two other children in the face during an argument at the playground at Morgan Grove, 11029 W. Wildwood Lane, at 7:45 p.m. June 14. The girl ran away before police arrived, but was later taken into custody. She is facing charges of disorderly conduct and causing bodily harm by use of an oleoresin device.

A 17-year-old boy who was being disrespectful and cursing at his mother outside their residence in the 1600 block of South 81st Street, punched a neighbor in the mouth several times after the neighbor came over and tried to de-escalate the situation at about 12:05 p.m. June 15. The boy fled on his bicycle before police arrived, and he was issued a citation for assault.

A 23-year-old woman was taken into custody for domestic violence/disorderly conduct for punching and scratching her boyfriend during an argument at their residence in the 7100 block of West Greenfield Avenue at about 3:25 p.m. June 15.

A 42-year-old woman was taken into custody for domestic violence/disorderly conduct for punching her live-in boyfriend in the face on South 76th Street and West Hicks Street at about 9 p.m. June 16. She then chased her boyfriend to the 7100 block of West National Avenue, where police took her into custody.

Police responded to a report of a loud argument and a woman screaming for help at a residence in the 10400 block of West Greenfield Avenue at 12:40 a.m. June 18. Officers had to force their way into the home to speak to the woman, who stated her live-in boyfriend threw her cellphone at her eye, causing redness and swelling over a bruise from another recent domestic assault. The 33-year-old man was found hiding inside the bathroom, and had to be physically taken into custody. He is facing two counts of domestic violence/battery and resisting/obstructing police. He was also taken into custody for having an outstanding warrant.

Police responding to a fight in the parking lot at Kmart, 6900 W. Greenfield Ave., took a 20-year-old woman into custody for assaulting her live-in girlfriend at about 3:35 p.m. June 18. The two were allegedly arguing over some property, which led to the assault. She is facing a charge of domestic violence/disorderly conduct.

A boy who threw a pine cone at a woman, threatened to beat her up, and intentionally chest bumped her in the 11000 block of West Wildwood Lane was taken into custody for disorderly conduct at about 7:20 p.m. June 18.

Drug possession

A 26-year-old man who was found passed out in a booth, surrounded by needles and drug paraphernalia at McDonald’s, 8301 W. Greenfield Ave., was taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia at about 7:30 a.m. June 12. The man also had a warrant for his arrest and was taken to jail.

Emergency personnel responded to the 1300 block of South 72nd Street after receiving a report that an unconscious man was lying on the sidewalk at 6:25 p.m. June 12. The 31-year-old man regained consciousness after Narcan was administered, and police discovered he had overdosed on heroin inside a vehicle prior to passing out on the sidewalk. He was taken into custody for having a warrant for a parole violation and was cited for obstructing for lying to police.

A 30-year-old woman was taken to the hospital for treatment after overdosing on heroin in the bathroom at Dollar General, 7100 W. Lincoln Ave., at 10:55 a.m. June 15. Police found a crack pipe, three used syringes and a tourniquet in her possession. She was later taken into custody for possession of drug paraphernalia, and for having a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia with the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Department.

A 46-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man were taken into custody for possession of drug paraphernalia after police found needles, tin cookers and tourniquets in their possession at Kwik Pantry, 6000 W. National Ave., at 8:20 p.m. June 15. Police went to the business after receiving a report that an intoxicated woman was wandering around the parking lot.

A 26-year-old man was taken into custody for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver when police found 20 individual bags of THC in his vehicle during a traffic stop in the 2400 block of South 75th Street at 2:20 a.m. June 16.

A 24-year-old man who was found passed out in an alley in the 6100 block of West Mitchell Street is facing possible drug charges after police found syringes and a brown, powdery substance believed to be heroin in his pockets at 8:45 p.m. June 16. He was given Narcan and was taken to the hospital for treatment.


An officer who pulled over a Lexus that was driving on a flat front tire on South 62nd Street and West National Avenue took the driver, a 32-year-old man, into custody for OWI at about 12:45 a.m. June 17. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.27.

A 36-year-old woman was taken into custody for OWI after a motorist reported following a vehicle that was swerved into oncoming traffic and drove up onto the median in the area of 84th and National at 6:30 p.m. June 18. Police found her passed out inside her vehicle in a parking lot in the 11000 block of West National Avenue, where she was taken into custody, cited and released to a sober adult.


The rear driver’s side window was broken out on a Jeep Liberty parked in the 2200 block of South 69th Street at 2:35 a.m. June 14. Nothing was stolen from inside the vehicle.

A Dodge Caravan and a Chrysler Cirrus were vandalized during an apparent theft attempt at Allis Automotive, 6205 W. Lincoln Ave., between the late evening hours of June 13 and 9 a.m. June 14. Both vehicles had the driver’s side door locks and ignitions punched out, and a screwdriver was found in the Chrysler’s ignition. A neighbor reported seeing a man in a silver van looking into cars on the lot at about 2:35 a.m.

The driver’s side tires on a Toyota Rav4 were slashed while it was parked in an alley in the 1500 block of South 76th Street at 10:50 p.m. June 14. The suspect, described as a taller white male in his mid-20s weighing about 210 pounds, was seen running south through the alley.

The rear driver’s side window was broken out on a 2016 GMC Yukon parked in the 10100 block of West Cleveland Avenue between 9 p.m. June 14 and 6:15 a.m. June 15. Damage is estimated at $500.

Someone threw a rock through a front door window pane in the 1800 block of South 76th Street at about 6:05 p.m. June 15.


A 35-year-old man was taken into custody after he confessed to starting a fire inside an apartment in the 5900 block of West Burnham Street at about 6:30 p.m. June 15. He is facing charges of arson and resisting/obstructing police.


Police went to a residence in the 8600 block of West Greenfield Road after a caller reported the mother of her boyfriend’s 4-year-old child climbed into her apartment through an unlocked window and removed the child at 4:35 p.m. June 12. The child’s mother and father were apparently involved in a child custody dispute earlier that day. The suspect, a 23-year-old woman, who was verbally abusive to police and refused to cooperate, was cited for criminal trespassing.

A loaded chrome Jennings J22 semiautomatic handgun was found lying next to some bushes outside Motor Service, 6919 W. Burnham St., at 8:50 a.m. June 13.

A man and his girlfriend were taken to the hospital for treatment after they were bitten by his mother’s dog in the 1300 block of South 89th Street at 10:30 a.m. June 13. The two were having a verbal fight when the dog, “Gribble,” bit the girlfriend on the forearm. When the man tried to pull Gribble off his girlfriend the dog bit him on both forearms. The two then ran outside with the dog in pursuit, and Gribble bit the man several more times before he was able to contain the dog in the basement. The dog was quarantined and the dog owner was issued an order prohibiting dangerous dogs.

Police responded to a report of a dog bite at a home in the 900 block of South 73rd Street at about 10:15 p.m. June 13. The resident’s dog, “Arti,” bit an intoxicated woman on the face at least six times, causing puncture wounds on her eyes and forehead. The dog was seized and transported to the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Commission for quarantine.

A 38-year-old woman was taken to Froedtert Hospital for treatment of a large head laceration after she tripped and fell off a three-foot concrete retaining wall at McDonald’s, 8333 W. Greenfield Ave., at 11 p.m. June 14.

Police received a report that a man tried to lure a girl into a vehicle in the 11200 block of West Greenfield Avenue at 12:33 p.m. June 15. The man, described as a black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, pulled up ahead of a teenage girl as she was walking west towards Nathan Hale High School and stated, “Come here and get in the car.” The girl turned around and ran the opposite direction, and the van was last seen turning north on a side street west of South 116th Street.

A man was taken to Froedtert Hospital after being stabbed by his live-in girlfriend at their residence in the 8400 block of West Greenfield Avenue at about 7 p.m. June 18. The man told police his girlfriend, a 53-year-old woman, stabbed him with a knife after he told her he was leaving. During questioning, the woman told police she remembered arguing with her boyfriend but didn’t remember stabbing him. However, a neighbor told police the woman admitted stabbing her boyfriend before she left the building. She was taken into custody for domestic violence/second degree recklessly endangering safety. The man, who was treated for a 2- to 3-inch stab wound under his left clavicle, is expected to survive.

Police went to Able Industries, 1650 S. 108th St., after an employee reported a black male wearing a Samurai sword was inside the business at about 12:20 a.m. June 19. The caller, who locked himself in an office until police arrived, told police the man stated, “Your security sucks,” while scooting himself around on an office chair, wearing the sword and holding a beer. Police searched the building and surrounding area but didn’t find the sword-wearing, beer-swilling intruder.

Police went to the 1700 block of South 64th Street after two males were seen trying to break into a vehicle parked in the alley at 2:20 a.m. June 19. The suspects, a 20-year-man and a boy, were later found and taken into custody. They were cited for prowling and hindering.

A plastic bag containing a 29.6 grams of cocaine was found inside the trunk of a squad car at the West Allis Police Department, 11301 W. Lincoln Ave., at 3:30 a.m. June 19. The bag appeared to have been dropped through an opening in the partition from the rear passenger’s seat. Police are trying to determine who ditched the bag inside the squad.

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