A PS4 gaming system was stolen out of a locked apartment in the 3800 block of West Loomis Road between 9:30 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. July 6. The apartment was entered by someone who broke a hole through the kitchen wall from the storage/laundry area.

Six storage lockers were broken into at an apartment building in the 3800 block of West Loomis Road between 9:30 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. July 6. Electronics were stolen out of one unit, several thousand dollars’ worth of car parts and tools were stolen out of another unit, and four units were broken into and rummaged through.


Police received a report that a woman in a black pickup truck was stealing sandbags from the Fourth of July fireworks display/set up area at Konkel Park, 5151 W. Layton Ave., at about 8:30 p.m. July 3. The woman left before police arrived and was not found.

A delivered Amazon package was stolen from outside a residence in the 3800 block of West Loomis Road between 9:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. July 6.

A 2013 Black Caravan utility trailer was stolen from a residence in the 4600 block of South 48th Street between 5:30 p.m. July 4 and 10:15 p.m. July 5.

A change box was reported stolen out of a vacuum at Welks Automotive, 8333 W. Layton Ave., at 4:35 p.m. July 8.

Two bicycles were stolen in the 4900 block of South Meadow Park Lane between 5 and 7 p.m. July 8.


Two men were taken into custody after a fight in the 6100 block of South 42nd Street at 6:45 p.m. July 4. One of the men was cited for disorderly conduct for spitting at his girlfriend’s mother, and the girlfriend’s brother was cited for battery for starting the fight in the driveway.

A man was taken into custody for battery after a he started fighting with a friend at Konkel Park, 5151 W. Layton Ave., at 10:45 p.m. July 4. The man was apparently upset after finding out his friend had a shady criminal record. The man’s friend was also taken into custody for having three warrants in Kenosha County. Both men were drinking alcohol when the incident occurred.

Police went to a home in the 4000 block of South 43rd Street after a girl called 911 to report her father, who had been kicked out of their house, just came back to the house, dragged her mother out of her bed and was choking her at 2:15 a.m. July 8. The man, who already has a warrant with the Greenfield Police Department, fled before police arrived. He is wanted for domestic violence/disorderly conduct and strangulation, and a felony warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Drug possession

A woman was taken into custody for possession of cocaine after the vehicle she was driving in was pulled over for displaying stolen license plates on South 27th Street and West Cold Spring Road at 6 a.m. July 3.

Police investigating a suspicious, occupied vehicle in the parking lot at Walgreens, 4296 S. 76th St., took a male into custody for possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and prowling at about 4:20 a.m. July 7.


A Honda Accord crashed into a building at American Colony Apartments, 3124 W. American Drive, at about 4:55 p.m. July 8. The driver apparently suffered some kind of medical condition, possibly a seizure or a stroke, when the crash occurred.


The front window of a residence was shot with a BB gun in the 10300 block of West Howard Avenue at about 11 p.m. July 2.

The rear window of a truck was damaged by a BB gun between 10:30 and 11 p.m. July 2.


Emergency personnel responded to a home in the 4500 block of South 119th Street after a caller reported finding her neighbor lying in her backyard, bleeding from the ears at 7:55 p.m. July 3. Police discovered the man had a gunshot wound, and a firearm was found lying in the grass. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two males found a cloth coin purse containing personal identification, credit/bank cards and $406, and brought it to the Greenfield Police Department, 5800 W. Layton Ave., at 8:35 p.m. July 3. Police contacted the owner of the coin purse, and she gratefully retrieved her purse and its contents.

A vehicle that fled a traffic stop in the 5900 block of South 27th Street was briefly pursued by police before it rammed a police squad in the parking lot at Steins Garden Center on South 27th Street at about 12:55 a.m. July 7. Two females inside the vehicle, the driver and her passenger, were both taken into custody after police found baskets full of stolen merchandise from Walmart inside the vehicle. The driver is facing charges of eluding, two counts of recklessly endangering safety, receiving stolen property and possession of marijuana. A very young child was also in the front seat of the vehicle, unrestrained, during the pursuit and crash.

A woman was taken into custody for disorderly conduct for banging on doors at the Golden Key Motel, 3600 S. 108th St., and asking people for beer at 5:05 a.m. July 7.

Police went to the 4100 block of South 68th Street after a resident called 911 to report her neighbor went over the lot line and cut her grass at 9:50 a.m. July 7. An officer told the caller that if she was that worried about the neighbor cutting an extra inch or two of her grass she should get a survey of her property. She was also told not to call 911 again for non-emergencies, or she would be cited.

Two men were taken into custody for disorderly conduct for fighting behind Applebee’s, 5100 S. 76th St., and then fighting behind Skechers Factory Outlet, 5000 S. 76th St., at about 6:05 p.m. July 8. The men got into a verbal argument while working on some landscaping job in Greendale, which turned into a physical fight while they were driving down South 76th Street in their work truck.  

A man was taken into custody for felony possession of a firearm after his vehicle was pulled over for running a red light and speeding on South 27th Street and West Cold Spring Road at 1:30 a.m. July 9. The man was a convicted felon and was not allowed to have a gun.

A man came to the Greenfield Police Department to speak to an officer about not being able to return an eggplant at Meijer, 5800 W. Layton Ave., at 7:25 a.m. July 9. He was told to take his complaint back to Meijer.


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