Oak Creek Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Oak Creek police report: April 16, 2015 issue

    Wednesday Apr 15 | via OakCreek 

    5A man was arrested for shoplifting after two employees at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., saw him conceal $82 worth of merchandise before walking out of the store at 4:05 p.m. April 8. 6A wallet containing a driver's license, debit/credit card and about $5 was taken from an unlocked vehicle in the 6900 block of South 20th Street between 4 p.m. April 7 and 7 a.m. April 8. The credit card was subsequently used to make multiple fraudulent purchases. 7Numerous tools were taken from a vehicle in the 500 block of West Riverwood Drive between 7 p.m. April 8 and 7:50 a.m. April 9. 8Multiple tools were taken from a locked vehicle at Aldi's, 6810 S. 27th St., between 2:15 and 2:40 p.m. April 9. A window was smashed for entry.


    Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI

  • Oak Creek police report: April 9, 2015 issue

    Tuesday Apr 7 | via OakCreek 

    A resident in the 8500 block of South Whitney Drive called police to report a bicycle was left in his garage at about 9:25 p.m. April 1. During the investigation, the resident noticed his wife's bicycle, a purple and blue Columbia mountain bike, was missing from his garage. After reporting the burglary, another officer in the area saw a man riding the stolen bike and took him into custody.


    Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI, Milwaukee, WI

  • police report: April 2, 2015 issue

    Wednesday Apr 1 | via Franklin 

    Police believe the same suspect is responsible for the theft of three PS4 gaming systems on March 23 and are investigating. 3A male stole three PS4 game systems, valued at $1,647, and used keys to take them out of a locked cabinet, at Wal-Mart, 6701 S. 27th St., at about 9:50 a.m. March 23. The male removed the PS4 gaming systems from the boxes and placed them inside different product boxes after removing the serial numbers.


    Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI, Brookfield, WI, Greenfield, WI

  • Religious ignorance can have serious consequences

    Monday Mar 30 | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal 

    In 2012, Oak Creek became the site of the worst instance of domestic terrorism since the Oklahoma City bombing when a loan gunman killed six people and seriously injured several others at the Sikh temple where I worship. My community - our community - lives with the consequences of this hate-filled act every day.


    Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI, Religion, Sikh, Opinion

  • Oak Creek police report: March 26, 2015

    Wednesday Mar 25 | via OakCreek 

    4Approximately 20,000 football and basketball cards with an estimated combined value of $5,000 were stolen from an apartment storage locker at 195 W. Puetz Road prior to 6 p.m. March 17. 5Two men attempted to take $41.45 worth of groceries from Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at 3:37 p.m. March 18. When confronted they fled in a waiting car.


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  • police report: March 26, 2015 issue

    Tuesday Mar 24 | via Franklin 

    2A male juvenile was arrested for stealing a laptop computer out of another student's locker at Franklin High School, 8222 S. 51st St., at about 1 p.m. March 17. The theft occurred March 12. 3Two personal checks were stolen from a resident in the 6400 block of South 35th Street, and one of the checks was cashed at Tri-City Bank in Oak Creek for $94 on March 15. The victim gave police the name of a possible suspect. 4A backpack and prescription sunglasses, valued at $325, were stolen out of a locked vehicle while the owner was working out at Planet Fitness, 6529 S. 27th St., at 5:40 p.m. March 17. The suspect broke a window to gain access to the property.


    Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI, Franklin, WI, Drugs, Milwaukee, WI

  • Oak Creek police report: March 19, 2015 issue

    Mar 18, 2015 | via OakCreek 

    4A woman reported her wallet was stolen out of her purse while she was shopping either at Aldi, 6810 S. 27th St., or Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., between 12:30 and 1:40 p.m. March 9. The victim discovered someone attempted to use the Chase credit card at a Pick 'n Save and a Fish N Chicken in Milwaukee between 2:50 and 6:30 p.m. March 9. 5A male was arrested for shoplifting after he was seen concealing three pairs of cubic zirconia earrings, valued at $50, in his pants pocket at Kohl's, 9035 S. Howell Ave., at about 2:35 p.m. March 11. 6A woman was arrested for shoplifting $460 worth of clothing items at Kohl's, 9035 S. Howell Ave., at about 7:05 p.m. March 12. During the incident search police also found six old syringes and a rubber tourniquet in her purse that she admitted using to inject heroin, and she was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.


    Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI, 9, Milwaukee, WI

Oak Creek Law

Is it wrong for the judge to order an ignition interlock device when bac is <.15
This is a 1st owi with child under 16 b.a.c. was .14. Milwaukee county
I think you should be glad you're not in jail! Judges have wide latitude to order things like IIDs.
24 year cdl driver. Just got popped for first dui. Must fight it. Want the absolute best. Please no sell jobs. Whose the best?
I absolutly cant go down on this thing. Who really is the best of the best. Thanks.
Impossible to answer that question on a site like this, but you're starting in the right place. Call around and set up...
I was subjected to a humiliating roadside sobriety test, which because of my profession could have ruined my career. 0.0% BAC
Abuse of authority, a lie and a clear violation of my constitutional rights to not have my person searched. He claimed a "strong odor of alcohol on my breath" which is clearly false. Numerous controlled studies show clearly that officers cannot detect alcohol on someone's breath even if the person is extremely intoxicated. They can detect a smell if the person just swallowed and still has some liquid in their mouth, bu the intent of the "smell test" is as a predictor of lung/blood alcohol, not a mint that could be construed to smell like schnapps. I got no ticket, so it seems I have no means to hold this cop accountable for breaking the law and jeopardizing my professional reputation. What's more, I've learned this cop is notorious for automatically giving sobriety tests without cause.
It is unclear what, if any, question you have here. You could certainly file a complaint with the police department...
Is it common for blood test to not be labeled or sealed while shipping to lab?
owi and use of dangerous weapon while being intoxicated. Samples only identified via paperwork
No, it is not. Labels and seals help establish chain of custody as well as integrity of sample. Absence, however, will...
Chances of getting Interlock devise removed early.
I was give 2 year suspension and 2 year iid for 3rd offense DUI. Before I was convicted I was given an administrative suspension of 6 months. This counted towards the 2 year suspension. Post conviction, now 18 months later I will get full driving privileges back - no longer restricted to Occupational license. However the iid remains for 6 months. My new job will have me travel to CA this summer. They will want me to have a rental. I believe I can't drive any car that has no iid. I've had the IID for 18 months of the 24. Is it worth while going to court and ask the iid requirement to be shortened now that I have my regular license back?
Given your history I doubt if you'll be successful. Speak to your attorney.
I recived a ticket for dui they did give me a court day to appear infont of a juge
So, do you have a question about that?
When you have a Wisconsin occupational license, for what purposes are you NOT allowed to drive?
The Wisconsin DMV website states "You may not use an occupational license for recreational purposes." How is "recreational" defined? Obviously you are allowed to go to school, work, church, grocery shopping, etc. (If you check all the boxes), but I'm standing up in a wedding. Is going bridesmaid dress shopping allowed, or going to a salon to get your hair done for the wedding, going to buy my husband a suit, etc? It is a responsibility... Or is that recreational?
The items you list should be fine. Attending a wedding shower at a tavern would not.