Police Report: Intoxication, Theft and Internet Stalking
The following items are brief summaries from police department reports from late Friday until early Monday morning, Aug. 19-22.
Please note that in all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
- A 25-year-old Oconomowoc man was taken into custody Friday evening for his second offense of operating while intoxicated after he had been driving eastbound on Capitol Drive and pulling into Mitchell Park’s little league parking lot. The police report said that the man was uncooperative and that he failed a field sobriety test.
- A 27-year-old man was arrested for operating while intoxicated on Saturday at 1:13 a.m. near 124th Street and West Capitol Drive during the city’s special traffic enforcement targeting impaired drivers.
- A Brookfield man was cited for operating under the influence Sunday at 10:12 p.m. after a caller reported seeing a car go around a corner at a high rate of speed, going off the road, landing in the ditch and possibly striking a nearby tree in the 3000 block of Arbor Drive.
Retail theft: Police are looking for a Milwaukee woman who is suspected of stealing from Old Navy at Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Road, Sunday 11 a.m. After being confronted by a manager of the store about putting items into a bag without paying for them, the woman pushed her cart at the manager, running over the manager’s foot and tearing her shoe, and left with her husband and children.
Theft of wallets and other items
- A Brookfield woman reported that her brother’s camcorder and her Coach purse containing money, medication, credit cards and her driver’s license were stolen out of an unlocked car sometime between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Sunday while parked in Mitchell Park, 3140 Mitchell Park Drive.
- A Milwaukee woman reported the theft of her wallet containing money, credit cards and driver’s license while she was shopping at TJ Maxx, 17460 W. Bluemound Rd., Sunday afternoon.
- A wallet was stolen from an unlocked car in the 21300 block of Cambridge Circle early Monday morning. The wallet contained a driver’s license, credit cards and $100 cash. The car’s owner saw the suspect flee in a blue Honda Civic.
- A 2011 BMW was keyed Saturday night while it was parked near Bartlett Drive and Oxford Court. The owner had no idea who could have done the keying.
- A mailbox was damaged in the 4100 block of North 126th Street Monday morning at 1 a.m.
- A house was toilet-papered in the 15000 block of Phoenix Avenue at 2:11 a.m. Monday morning.
Car fire: A station wagon caught fire in the 600 block of South Elm Grove Road around noon on Saturday. The car’s owner told police the car had been running rough so she decided to not drive it anymore, leaving it at a friend’s house. Fifteen minutes later, the car was on fire. Brookfield firefighters extinguished the fire.
Dog left in car: Police advised the owner of a small terrier after the dog was found locked in car with the windows up in the Sports Authority parking lot in the 16300 block of Bluemound Road on Saturday afternoon.
Internet stalking: A Brookfield woman called police Saturday afternoon to report that her ex-husband was stalking her via Facebook and doing background checks on her current husband through a court record website. Police advised the woman to delete her Facebook account and told her that there was nothing they could do about her former husband using the public court record site.
Road rage: A man was arrested and released following a road rage incident reported at 6:12 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 300 block of North Moorland Road. A man who was stopped at the light reported that a driver from another car exited his car and struck his car with his fist, leaving a mark. The man then got back into his car, made a U-turn and drove south on Moorland.
Party night? Two households were warned about excessive noise Saturday night, one in the 15900 Smith Drive and the other in the 16000 block of Brentwood.
ATV trouble: Two men driving were advised by police Sunday in the 1400 block of Revere Drive when a caller complained that they were driving an ATV on private property without permission.
After hours: Two teenage men, a 18-year-old and 19-year-old, were warned by police about being in Mitchell Park after hours after police received a call about reckless driving and screeching tires on River Road Monday morning at 1 a.m. The two told police they had been cruising on Highway 100 but denied being on River Road, stating they entered the park from Capitol Drive.
Texting while driving: A driver westbound on Capitol Drive was pulled over by another police department Sunday 9:15 a.m. after a driver called Brookfield police about a possible drunk driver. The caller told police the car almost ran a stop sign and also crossed the center line. It was determined that they were texting while driving. Brookfield police reports do not indicate whether the person was cited.