City of Brookfield
1At least $1,500 worth of copper piping was reported taken from a building at 16985 W. Bluemound Road between 4 p.m. Dec. 18 and 6 a.m. Dec. 19. It looked as though someone forced open a plywood door on the west side of the building.
2A purse was taken from a car in the 14300 block of West Capitol Drive about 12:30 p.m. Dec. 19. A window was smashed to gain entry.
3A laptop computer and bag of clothes were taken from a van outside the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 15760 W. Capitol Drive, about 12:40 p.m. Dec. 19, but the items were later found. A window had been smashed.
4A resident of the 17200 block of Patricia Lane reported that two people came to his house about 12:30 p.m. Dec. 20 while he was home, banged on the doors and windows, stole a sign that said "corvette parking only" and used it to hit a light post and mailbox, causing damage.
5A bank envelope containing cash was taken from a woman's purse while she was at Fuddruckers, 16065 W. Bluemound Road, about 6 p.m. Dec. 18.
6A man took six beef steaks without paying for them at Pick 'n Save, 12735 W. Capitol Drive, about 9:30 a.m. Dec. 19. He was arrested for retail theft after a short chase in the parking lot. The steaks were valued at $73.70.
7PNC Bank reported the theft of a "large amount of money" from the vault area of the bank, 17375 W. Capitol Drive, about 10:30 a.m. Dec. 19, in what may have been an internal theft, though there are no suspects yet. Police are investigating.
8A resident of the 20500 block of Coventry Drive reported that someone took the $20 she had left taped to her garbage can lid for the man who collects the garbage about 11:45 p.m. Dec. 20.
9Merchandise was taken from J.C. Penney at Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Road, about 2 p.m. Dec. 20.
11A woman took two packages of Packers T-shirts, a value of $100, after removing their anti-theft tags at J.C. Penney at Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Road, about 8 p.m. Dec. 20.
12A man called police saying his car was missing from the parking lot outside Chipotle, 15375 W. Bluemound Road, about 6:20 p.m. Dec. 21, before realizing that he drove a different car to the restaurant.
13A man was arrested for taking wool socks concealed in his jacket from REI, 13100 W. Capitol Drive, about 7 p.m. Dec. 21.
· A Brookfield father called police about 3 p.m. Dec. 19 when he saw that his teenage son was talking to people on Facebook chat about selling and buying marijuana and mushrooms. Police advised him to search his son's room and confiscate any drugs and paraphernalia, and call police if he found any.
14Someone calling from Sears, 115 S. Moorland Road, about 3:30 p.m. Dec. 18, reported seeing a 17-year-old girl get struck by her ex-boyfriend, who then ran away. Police are investigating.
15Police were called to a noise complaint at Grasch Foods, 13950 W. North Ave., about 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Employees there had to move cart corrals so the lot could be plowed and were yelling to encourage each other to get them loose. Police asked them to keep it down.
16A mother in the 16500 block of West Bluemound Road called police about 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17 because her 6-year-old son would not get in his seat in the car. Police were able to calm him down and get him in the seat.
17A woman visiting a friend at Brookfield Rehabilitation & Specialty Care, 18740 W. Bluemound Road, was escorted out by police and cited for disorderly conduct about 2 p.m. Dec. 18 after she refused to leave and attempted to strike staff as they tried to make her leave. She continued screaming, swearing, striking and kicking at officers.
18Several callers contacted police about 10:30 p.m. Dec. 18 to report a van that was passing people on the shoulder, going about 70 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone, and even riding up on the grass to get around cars near Capitol Drive and Springdale Road.
19A caller reported finding a trail of blood in the snow at Mound Zion Park, 14550 W. North Ave., about 10 a.m. Dec. 19. She said the blood led to a pool where a vehicle may have parked, and she found impressions in the snow where it looked like someone had dragged a toboggan. She was advised the blood was from a deer.
20An employee at Pick 'n Save, 12735 W. Capitol Drive, said she found two counterfeit $20 bills in a cash drawer about 8 p.m. Dec. 19.
21Police took a woman in the 15500 block of Grandview Drive to the hospital due to her level of intoxication about 9:30 p.m. Dec. 19 after her father said she drank half a bottle of vodka and threw a dish.
Town of Brookfield
22Thirteen handguns, 14 pieces of jewelry valued at more than $70,000, and a box containing birth certificates, Social Security cards and legal documents were taken from a house in the 1100 block of Hawthorne Ridge Drive before 9:20 p.m. Dec. 10. The door to the garage and door connecting the home had been forcibly opened.
23A man missing his wedding ring said the last place he remembered leaving it was in the cup holder of his car before working out. He suspects it may have been taken when he took his car to the Full Service Car Wash, 19050 W. Bluemound Road, about 2 p.m. Nov. 26.
24A Brookfield man was arrested for drunken driving at Kossow Road and Moreland Boulevard about 2:10 a.m. Dec. 19 after an officer pulled him over for expired registration.
25A 20-year-old Brookfield man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia about 10 a.m. Dec. 8 in the 700 block of Rackwood Drive. Police were called to the scene after the man injected himself with heroin. He was taken to the hospital, and police found a syringe and several pills at his residence.
26A 35-year-old Waukesha woman was arrested for working as an escort without a license at the Quality Inn, 20150 W. Bluemound Road, about 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17. A police officer found her ad while looking through a website that commonly runs escort ads. The ad read, "Looking for older gentleman to have fun with and help me out!!!!" The officer who responded to the ad arrested her when she said she did not have an escort license.
Village of Elm Grove
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