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Red A. The Greenfield police and fire departments assisted Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office deputies who responded to a call at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, about an unresponsive person in a car at Kulwicki Park, 10777 W. Coldspring Road. A man walking his dog at the park noticed a man in a vehicle in a parking lot; 10 minutes later he noticed the man had not changed positions. After unsuccessfully trying to get the man’s attention, the dog-walker called 911. Greenfield Fire Department emergency personnel began CPR, but the man, identified as 72-year-old Richard A. Reynolds of Milwaukee, was declared dead at 9:11 a.m. The sheriff’s office said the death appeared to be from natural causes. Greenfield police closed the park during the investigation.
B. Police pursued and eventually stopped a vehicle that was listed as stolen through the Milwaukee Police Department shortly after midnight Dec. 19 in the 2900 block of South 13th Street. According to the report, the passenger was detained by police and the driver, a man in his early 20s, was taken into custody after a foot pursuit. The driver was arrested on several charges pertaining to possession of drugs, fleeing and resisting police, operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent, and violation of parole.
C. A resident in the 5200 block of South Honey Creek Drive reported that her Mazda 6 was stolen from her driveway the night of Dec. 23.
D. A woman was taken into custody for domestic violence-battery and assault on an officer Dec. 20 in the 4800 block of South 68th Street. The woman called 911 and said that her husband choked her, but police investigated and determined that the woman was the aggressor in the incident.
E. Security officers at Walmart, 10600 W. Layton Ave., reported that there was a break-in at the battery cage on Dec. 18. A male and female entered the cage and took 12 batteries and left in an older gray station wagon. Also at Walmart, on Dec. 21, the store detained a male for shoplifting. Police took him into custody.
F. A resident in the 4900 block of West Midland Drive reported Dec. 21 that his 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche was taken from his driveway with keys. OnStar reported the vehicle was located later that day in the area of West Lapham Boulevard and South Third Street.NEWSLETTERSThank you! You're almost signed up for News from NowKeep an eye out for an email to confirm your newsletter registration.>More newsletters>
G. A student was cited Dec. 19 for theft from the cafeteria at Whitnall High School, 5000 S. 116th St.
H. Two stores – Speedway, 4265 S. 60th St. and Walgreens, 4296 S. 76th St. – reported a theft of cigarettes close to the same time on Dec. 19. The suspect is thought to be the same in both. He’s described as a black male with a beard in his late 20s to early 30s wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with black shoulders, jeans and a black baseball hat.
I. An employee at Rogan’s Shoes, 4350 S. 76th St., reported Dec. 20 that one male and three females stole children’s shoes from the store and fled in a blue Chevy Impala.
J. Two males were taken into custody for retail theft Dec. 21 at Meijer, 5800 W. Layton Ave. Also at Meijer, in separate incidents Dec. 21, a 23-year-old woman was cited for retail theft and a 30-year-old male was cited for retail theft.
K. An employee of Puppy World, 4643 S. 27th St., reported that a person left the store with clothes that were not paid for Dec. 21.
L. An employee of Pick ‘n Save, 4279 S. 76th St., reported that while she was attempting to confront a male and female who were suspected of stealing merchandise on Dec. 21, the male struck her while attempting to knock her phone out of her hand. The male and female fled in a red Ford Taurus with a temporary license plate. In another incident at Pick ‘n Save, a 58-year-old woman was cited for retail theft Dec. 22.
M. A resident in the 10400 block of West Coldspring Road reported that the tires of his Toyota Prius were slashed during the night of Dec. 21.
N. A resident in the 5600 block of West Allerton Avenue reported that a package from Amazon containing a video game controller was stolen off his porch Dec. 22.
O. A security officer at TJ Maxx, 4200 S. 76th St., reported Dec. 22 that a suspect concealed men’s clothes and electronics. When confronted, he took off running. The suspect is described as a black male with dreadlocks, about 25 years old wearing a blue jean jacket and sweatpants.
P. A resident in the 3700 block of West Grange Avenue reported that a game system and a laptop were stolen from his house Dec. 22.
Q. The manager at Aldi, 4615 W. Layton Ave., reported a retail theft Dec. 23. Police located the suspect’s vehicle in the 4500 block of West Loomis Road and mailed the owner a citation for retail theft and driving with a suspended license.
R. A resident in the 5700 block of Clover Lane reported to police Dec. 17 that the prior evening a neighbor pulled the fence surrounding their garden partly out of the ground; the resident captured the incident on surveillance video. Police cited the neighbor for harassment and trespassing. The resident called police the following day and reported that their neighbor was flipping them off on the cameras and pulled on their fence again. Police issued the neighbor another citation.
S. A security officer at Kohl’s, 5300 S. 76th St., detained two women in connection with a retail theft at 5:49 p.m. Dec. 21. One was cited for retail theft; the other for being a party to the crime. In a separate incident, about two hours later in the parking lot near Kohl’s, a police officer requested additional squads for a noncompliant retail theft suspect. One woman was cited for retail theft; another woman was cited for retail theft and resisting an officer, both physical and verbal.
T. A man was cited for OWI, possessing open intoxicants in a motor vehicle, and being in a county park after hours at 1:13 a.m. Dec. 15 at Root River Parkway and West Grange Avenue.
U. A male was cited for retail theft of more than $200 Dec. 15 at Macy’s, 5400 S. 76th St.
V. A male was cited for OWI at 2:27 a.m. Dec. 16 in the 5000 block of West College Avenue; he also had three warrants from the Greenfield Police Department.
W. A woman was cited for OWI at 11:34 p.m. Dec. 16 in the parking lot of the American Legion Post/Ray & Dot’s Tap, 6351 W. Grange Ave., after her friend reported to police that the woman was trying to back into her vehicle.
X. A woman was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia Dec. 17 at Speedway, 5490 S. 76th St., after an anonymous caller told police there was a gold Chevy Malibu parked on the east side of the building in which it looked like people were selling drugs.
Y. A man was cited for second-offense OWI Dec. 18 at the College Square Apartments, 6210 S. 51st St., after a caller told police it looked like a male was passed out behind the wheel of an older model truck.
Z. An employee at McDonald’s, 6000 S. 108th St., said a female customer who came through the drive-thru at 6:25 a.m. Dec. 20 yelled at her, accused the restaurant of raising the prices specifically for her, and threw a jelly packet at the employee. The employee said the woman comes to the restaurant frequently and acts that way.
Blue A. Police received a call at 10 p.m. Dec. 18 about a verbal altercation at Hales Corners Lutheran Church, 12300 W. Janesville Road, which ended with a firearm being displayed in the church parking lot. Those involved had left the area by the time police arrived.
B. A male was cited for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at 12:54 a.m. Dec. 19 at South 108th Street and West Parnell Avenue.
C. Forest Home BP, 9835 W. Forest Home Ave., reported a theft of NFL and Major League Baseball caps on Dec. 19.
D. A male was cited for OWI at 12:13 a.m. Dec. 20 on South 108 Street at West Rockne Avenue.
E. A female was cited for possession of marijuana at 2:20 a.m. Dec. 22 following a traffic stop at South 108th Street and West Abbott Avenue.
F. The owner of Krueger’s Bar, 9900 W. Forest Home Ave., contacted police at 1:45 a.m. Dec. 25 about an intoxicated woman sitting outside in front of the bar and was concerned for her welfare due to the extreme cold. Police responded and arrested the woman after finding out she had a warrant with the Franklin Police Department for resisting or obstructing an officer.
G. An employee at Jetz Mart, 6101 S. 108th St., reported Dec. 25 that an older white male wearing a blue puffy jacket and black cap stole six to 12 Red Bull energy drinks from the store. The man was seen leaving in a green vehicle, possibly a Honda.
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