Oak Creek Crime
Recent Crime News
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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