Police Report: Underage Drinking, Stray Chickens and Freak Accidents
The following items are brief summaries from local police and fire department reports from Monday to Wednesday, August 22 through 24.
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 16-year-old Brookfield boy was brought to Elmbrook Memorial Hospital 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, nearly incoherent and smelling of alcohol and vomit, after a suspected underage drinking party in the Village of Pewaukee.
The Pewaukee man who brought the teen to the hospital said he found the teen lying on the side of the road. However, after talking to the teen’s mother, who said the teen was supposed to be staying with a friend in Pewaukee, and after investigating the house where the drinking may have taken place, police determined the man they thought was a just a helpful motorist was actually a roommate in the house where the party was held.
Pewaukee police cited the 21-year-old Pewaukee party planner for supplying alcohol to minors. Additionally, police are considering obstruction charges for the man who brought the teen to the hospital.
Jogger hits truck, appears surprised: A truck driver reported that his truck was hit by a jogger on Gebhardt Road Tuesday morning. The driver was driving down Gebhardt in his work truck when he saw the man, about 24 years old and wearing headphones, jogging down the street and beginning to cross. The driver noticed that the jogger didn’t appear to see his truck and stopped. The jogger ran into the driver’s side door of the truck, striking the mirror. According to the driver, the jogger looked surprised but then continued on his way, apparently unhurt. The driver just wanted it reported.
Stray chicken: A chicken had flown its coop and was found roaming in the 13700 block of Oak Hill Road 10 a.m. Monday morning. Police found the chicken’s home a couple of block away on Lilly Road.
Gas leak: A gas leak shut down part of Davidson and Brookfield roads for about an hour Monday morning while We Energies fixed the leak.
Elderly argument: Police were called to assist emergency medical services Monday afternoon after a verbal argument between two 86-year-old women, one in a wheelchair and the other using a walker. One of the women, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, had hit her head, leading her to accuse the other of hitting her.
No payment, no phone: A man refused to leave the Sprint PCS store, 16075 W. Bluemound Rd., Monday afternoon after a disagreement with the store about his payment. Sprint wouldn’t re-activate his phone until his payment went through, causing the man to become argumentative. Police advised the man to leave and not return to the store.
Retail theft: A 19-year-old woman was cited for retail theft following an incident at Kohl’s, 2315 N. 124th St., Tuesday afternoon.
Car theft: A 85-year-old Brookfield man reported Wednesday morning that his girlfriend stole his brand new Cadillac after he let her borrow it. The man told police that in numerous phone calls, the woman said she would return it.
Kitchen fires: A kitchen grease fire in the 800 block of Oakwood Lane was put out by the Fire Department around 6 p.m. Monday night. Another kitchen stove fire in the 2700 block of Burlawn Parkway was contained around noon on Tuesday.
Toliet-papering: Two house were toilet-papered sometime Monday night or early Tuesday morning, in the 4300 block of Cherokee Drive and the 17700 block of Bedford.