Police Report: Man Threw Bottle in High-Speed Road Rage on Capitol Drive

The latest police reports also include a fake $50 bill, Craigslist dispute, shot fired, drugs at skate park and thefts.

Police were investigating a possible road rage case in which the driver of a sporty new car threw a water bottle at another car and sped 100 mph on Capitol Drive.

A Menomonee Falls man said during the noon hour Sunday a red 2012 Chevy Corvette cut off his Silverado three times on westbound Capitol Drive. He said the Corvette's driver threatened he was going to "kick your (expletive)" and threw a full water bottle, hitting the side of the Silverado.

He described the driver as a large man with blonde hair. The Corvette listed to a Capitol Drive residence in the Village of Pewaukee, but police were unable to find the man or the car at that residence. 

In another Capitol Drive traffic dispute, a 55-year-old man was warned after "flipping off" another motorist during evening rush hour traffic Friday on West Capitol Drive near North 135th Street.

In other recent calls to Brookfield police:

Shot fired into neighboring apartment: A man unloading his shot gun accidentally fired it, sending buckshot into the next-door apartment unit in the 18100 block of Lakeview Dr. about 10 a.m. Friday. No one was in that unit and no one was injured.

Counterfeit money: A fake $50 bill was passed about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at by two teenage girls who bought two sandwiches and drove away in a black Jaguar.

Marijuana at Skate Park: A police officer checking the Skate Park, 2505 Pilgrim Rd., about 6:30 p.m. Friday issued a municipal citation for marijuana possession to a 20-year-old man.

Raccoon stuck in sink: A homeowner in the 18100 block of Milwaukee Ave. called police and animal control for help removing a raccoon stuck in his kitchen sink. The raccoon was removed from the home within a half hour of the 9 p.m. call Friday.

"Punk kids" shooting off fireworks: An anonymous male caller used profanity to criticize youth he said were shooting off fireworks shortly before 10 p.m. Friday and police he complained were failing to stop them. The man threatened to "beat the (expletive)" out of the juveniles if they messed with his Druid Court home. Officers searched the area but could not find or hear any fireworks.

Egged car, home: Permanent damage was done to a 2010 black Nissan Infinity that was egged Friday in the 18800 block of Emerald Drive, the car's owner said. On Sunday, a homeowner in the 16500 block of LaVela Circle Upper reported that overnight someone threw eggs at the house. One hit the front window, one fell short. There was no damage.

Wallet stolen from employee break room: An employee at , 695 W. Main St., reported Saturday that somone had stolen her wallet from her purse in an unlocked employee break room locker Friday evening. She later learned from her bank that $450 in unauthorized charges were made in West Allis and she lost about $150 in cash and gift cards from the wallet.

Missing? Or just studious? A Club Circle resident called police about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, concerned that she could not reach her boyfriend nor his two roommates and that she hadn't heard from him all day. Ten minutes later she called back to say she found him: he had been studying overnight at the Marquette library.

Log out of email on public computers: A 77-year-old Continental Drive man said somone used his email account to send a profane email to his elderly sister in Florida Saturday. The man said he had used a free public computer at the , 3960 N. Brookfield Rd., to email his sister. He later learned that he had not logged out of his email account before leaving and another person likely used his account.

Stealing dog sweaters: Two women stole five dog sweaters from , 18610 W. Blue Mound Rd., about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Employees said they didn't realize the pet items were missing until they found empty hangers. Store video caught the theft on camera and police were investigating.

Craigslist dispute: A woman living in the 4000 block of N. 124th St. asked police for help Saturday, saying she had sold an Xbox on Craigslist to a man who was unhappy with the purchase and was harassing her with phone calls "at all hours." Officers advised it was a civil matter but to call police if she showed up at her residence.

Man damages own car so he can get to court: A 73-year-old Anders Lane man called police for help getting into his locked, running car about 9 a.m. Thursday, saying he needed to get to court in Waukesha by 10 a.m. Police said they don't provide that service but offered the name of a locksmith. Although dispatchers urged him not to break his own window and risk injury, the man did break his car window in order to get to court on time.

Drug message intercepted? A Lincrest Drive woman on Saturday gave police a phone number from which she unwittingly received two text messages she believed were drug deals in Milwaukee intended for another subject. She said the messages advised "there was candy in a bag on the passenger seat of the vehicle."

Cemetery theft: Someone stole a 79-year-old woman's purse from an unlocked car as the woman was visiting the cemetery at , 13235 W. Capitol Dr., after 4 p.m. Saturday. The woman learned someone quickly made fraudulent charges at two stores.

Officer, I can't find my car: A Milwaukee man flagged down a police officer about 1:30 a.m. Sunday at , 1240 S. Moorland Rd., saying he thought his black 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix was stolen. The officer helped him find it where he left it: in the Champps parking lot.

Juvenile prank: A homeowner in the 13100 block of Tremont St. called police at 2 a.m. Sunday to say she saw a car park near her home, youth run around and the car speed off. She then found aluminum cans tied to a string and patio furniture moved to the road ditch. Officers could not find the juveniles.

Loud basketball in middle of night: Police got a complaint about two people being loud as they played basketball and hit golf balls at 3:23 a.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of Greenway Terrace. The woman and man, both 24, agreed to stop.

Rushing water: A man called police about 11 a.m. Sunday to report water was bubbling up in a culvert near West Lane and Maple Hill Lane and there were no fire hydrants in the area that could be open. It turned out to be a neighbor who was draining a pool.

Threatening phone call: A Leanore Lane woman said her ex-husband left a voice mail message Sunday afternoon threatening to kill her, as well as her new husband and any police officers who would be "shot in the street."

Suspicious man at grocery store: A customer at , 17630 W. Blue Mound Rd. said a man in the parking lot was taking pictures of women on Oct. 11. The man, 54, denied that, saying he was eating food he had just purchased inside the store. The store told him he was no longer welcome there.

Nigerian lotto scam: A man reported Wednesday he got a letter claiming he had won $1.2 million in the International Lotto Commission. Officers explained it was a scam based in Nigeria and told the man, who lives in the 4000 block of N. 143rd St., to shred and ignore it.


  • A $40 prepaid phone from Best Buy Mobile, 95 N. Moorland Rd. about 7 p.m. Wednesday.
  • A push lawn mower and copper art wall hanging from a shed in 18800 block of Glenwood Lane in last two weeks (reported Wednesday).
  • About $560 worth of extension cords and two wire cutters from a cargo trailer burglarized between 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday. Somone pried open a padlock on the trailer outside the former Quebecor printing plant, 12821 W. Blue Mound Rd.
  • Baby formula from , 12735 W. Capitol Dr. by a mother with a baby and son, 5, about 4 p.m. Thursday.
  • About $2,325 worth of brass discs from inside the Pentair plant, 20580 Enterprise Ave. between Wednseday and Thursday.


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