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Thursday May 14 | via Greenfield
Police responded to Target, 4777 S. 27th St., after Target corporate loss prevention reported a burglary in progress at 2:16 a.m. May 8. A man wearing dark-colored clothing used a pickaxe to break out the front glass doors, went inside and stole an undisclosed amount of iPads and fled the lot in a white SUV. A male was taken into custody for operating a vehicle without the owner's consent after he was seen driving a stolen vehicle on West Forest and West Morgan avenues at 3:30 p.m. May 4. The suspect fled the traffic stop and police pursued the vehicle. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via St. Francis
An unidentified man took $122 from Speedway, 4944 S. Packard Ave., at 12:57 a.m. April 30 after implying he was armed. Three unlocked vehicles along South Delaware Avenue were entered overnight April 30 or May 1. A pack of cigarettes and $8 in change were taken from a pickup truck in the 6200 block, while about $1 in change was taken from each of two vehicles in the 6000 block. Comment?
Tuesday May 5 | via Greendale
The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. 2Two men were taken into custody for attempted theft after they tried to use counterfeit money to purchase merchandise at Boston Store, 5300 S. 76th St., at about 8:05 p.m. April 24. 3Three bicycles were reported stolen from the lower level entrance at J.C. Penney, 5300 S. 76th St., at 8:55 p.m. April 28. 4A 1996 Acura Integra was reported stolen from the north parking lot at Sears, 5200 S. 76th St., at 9:22 p.m. April 28. The vehicle was located in the 2200 block of West Forest Home Avenue at about 11:05 p.m. after it was involved in a hit-and-run accident. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via Greendale
One of the men was taken into custody, and police are still seeking the other suspect. 2A man was cited for theft after he stole video game accessories and other items from his roommate in the 5800 block of Ramona Drive at about 6:55 p.m. April 17. One of the victim's video game controllers was recovered from Media Exchange in Greenfield, where the suspect sold it for cash. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Greenfield
A Milwaukee man is facing a felony charge after he used pepper spray on employees who were trying to detain him for shoplifting at a Greenfield grocery store on April 19. The suspect, Thomas J. Farrell, 55, concealed several bottles of alcohol inside his jacket and walked out of Pick 'n Save, 4279 S. 76th St., at about 10:25 a.m. The suspect took off running after a female employee followed him into the parking lot and then several other male employees gave chase. When one of the employees grabbed Farrell's arm in an attempt to stop him, he pulled out a can of pepper spray and sprayed it at all the employees. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via OakCreek
2A credit card was stolen out of a man's wallet at Xperience Fitness, 8601 S. Howell Ave., at about 9:30 p.m. April 13. The wallet was inside an unlocked locker at the business when the theft occurred. Police reviewed video surveillance and identified one of the suspects. Comment?
Nov 8, 2010 | via South Milwaukee
St. Francis police are looking for a third suspect who was involved in a robbery at Advance America Cash Advance Center, 4698 S. Whitnall Ave., about 9:30 a.m. Nov. 6. The men obtained an undisclosed amount of money from an employee leaving with a bank deposit bag. No weapons were displayed during the incident. Comment?
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