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oct 19th

(NOT the actual clown painting from Shorewood)

October 3rd Village of Shorewood
A resident called police to report she was “scared of a clown painting” her roommate had brought home. Police told her there was nothing they could do about her roommate’s clown painting or her taste in décor.

October 9th City of Green Bay
A resident misdialed, accidentally calling 911. The caller told the dispatcher they accidentally dialed 911 while trying to get the phone number for Ben Carson's presidential campaign.

September 27th City of Chilton
A Robin Avenue resident called police to report they believed their television remote control was stolen. They told police they believed it was taken by a known party who was visiting for dinner. The remote was later located.

September 30th City of Sheboygan
Police responded to a call place from the west side McDonald's. A female customer was causing a disturbance and yelling something about ice cream.

September 30th Village of Jackson
A landlord called the police to inform them that one of his tenants was claiming that people were climbing over her balcony to steal spices.

September 15th Village of Jackson
A resident called police to report that his 89-year-old neighbor wanted him to remove some plants from his yard, insisting they were ragweed. He tried to explain that they were goldenrod plants and not harmful. The neighbor then cut the plants down and left a note, “This is ragweed and it causes hay fever. You have been warned and the cops have been called”.

October 13th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman called police to report someone posting inappropriate things on social media. The woman told police the unknown person was posting under the name "Zippy the Zipper Klown".

October 12th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A caller reported a clown on a swing set. Police determined it was a monster, not a clown, and that everything was all right.

October 13th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman reported seeing a man spray something on the street, drop the spray bottle and run. The man then came back and picked up the bottle. When police arrived, the man explained to officers that someone had stolen his gaming system and he was wetting footprints in the sand to see which direction the thief was heading.

September 30th City of Waukesha
Police responded to a report of a small group of protesters outside a bar using a bullhorn to warn against drinking and to preach about God.

September 25th City of Waukesha
A man reported that his 11-year-old daughter was "offended" by the sight of their elderly neighbor picking up sticks in his yard while wearing only a Speedo.

October 3rd Village of Pewaukee
Police were called to the County Technical College to meet with a teacher who said he made a student turn in “the crude beginnings of a 24-inch sword.” The teacher said it was unknown who made the sword, and it is against school policy to build weapons in class.

September 26th City of Sheboygan A resident called police to report that there was a man wearing a backpack in the parking lot of the Kwik Trip mooning passersby.
posted by: Rick and Len at 10:42 am Comment On This Post

oct 14th

September 26th City of Waukesha
Police spoke to a man who was walking around while examining a pair of women's underwear and reportedly put them on over his pants. A police report said the man told officers he found the underwear "a long time ago" and could not explain why he carries them around with him.

October 1st City of Marshfield
A taxi driver called police and reported that a woman recently complained to his boss about a cab ride he gave her. The woman told his boss that he told her that if she gave him a kiss and showed him her breasts, the cab ride would be free. The man told police this conversation never took place and that the woman was just upset with him because he would not take her through the drive-thru at McDonald’s.

September 22nd City of Neenah
A caller on Elmwood Drive complained to police that it appears as though someone broke into her house. Several items were misplaced, a table was moved and a cabinet door was left open. It was eventually revealed that the woman's husband was moving things around and didn't tell her.

October 3rd City of Sheboygan
Officers responded to a report of a drunk man dancing on top of a railroad car.

October 1st City of Beaver Dam
A 33-year-old man reported that a woman ran out of a house naked and slapped his car.

September 27th City of Greenfield
Police responded to a residence after a 911 caller reported her cat was stuck in her cabinets. After the cat was rescued by police, the caller was warned and advised about the proper use of 911.

September 26th City of Mequon
Five girls were cited for disorderly conduct after fighting in a hallway outside the cafeteria of the high school. The fight broke out after one of the girls tweeted that one of the other girl's had an ugly baby.

September 30th City of Marshfield
A man reported someone entered his home and took money, a cellphone charger, an extension cord, garbage bags, toilet paper, chicken breasts, and a frying pan.
posted by: Rick and Len at 10:49 am Comment On This Post

oct 10th

This week, we dedicated one of our Wisconsin Small Town Crime Wave segments to just some of the state's clown stories from the last week. 

October 5th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A local resident called police and asked to speak to an officer about clown activity in Wisconsin.

October 4th City of Beaver Dam
Someone told police that a person is dressed as a clown near Beaver Dam Middle School.

October 9th Village of Kimberly
A clown dressed in camouflage and carrying a hammer was spotted in Sunset Park.

October 8th City of Sheboygan
Police responded to a report of three clowns on 17th Street squirting mustard on vehicles.

October 4th City of West Bend
A seventh grade student representing herself as a clown, allegedly sent messages to six classmates. The messages from the "clown" included statements like "Do you want to play?" and "if you see a red balloon just know I was there". Police took the 12-year-old girl in to custody after she admitted sending the messages as a joke.

October 7th City of Sheboygan
Police charged a 20-year-old man who earlier in the week was found running through an alleyway with a clown mask and a kitchen knife. The man originally told officers he was just out for a run but later told them he had been attacked several nights earlier by a group of clowns and brought the 8-inch kitchen knife and his own clown mask to retaliate should he encounter any more clowns roaming the streets.

October 2nd Town of Marshfield
A 15-year-old boy reported a clown was in his backyard and then came to his door and rang the bell. Responding officers determined it was the boy's grandmother dropping off a birthday card.

October 7th City of Baraboo
A police captain from Baraboo, home of Circus World and the International Clown Hall of Fame, revealed that there have not been any creepy clown sightings in his city. According to the captain, "there are no laws preventing people from dressing like clowns in Baraboo. “We’d have a lot of folks in jail if that were the case."
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oct 3rd

September 27th City of Waukesha
Police responded to a 911 call about a domestic disturbance in progress. When police arrived at the home, they found the sole resident watching a replay of Monday night's presidential debate and screaming profanities at Hillary Clinton. The man’s anti-Clinton yelping was “so loud that it could be heard throughout the building where other tenants thought there was a domestic altercation occurring". The man told police he was just yelling the obscenities to prep himself for attending a Trump rally later in the day.

September 28th Village of Bellevue
Police arrested a 44-year-old Pound man who told investigators he stole more than dozen cars in Green Bay, Ashwaubenon and Howard to gain the respect of his meth-addicted son. The man told police he and his brother committed the thefts out of desperation to impress his 16-year-old son, whom he said admires people who live the "thug life," and would no longer talk to his father. The man said he created an alter ego for himself that committed crimes so his son would start talking to him again.

September 22nd City of Beaver Dam
A 51-year-old woman told police that she thinks her neighbor is stealing her cable and providing it to ISIS.

September 19th City of Greenfield
A resident reported a man came into his home and stole his dead wife’s ashes and rosaries. The victim told police the suspect, who said he was the son of the person who installed the victim’s roof a year ago, stated he needed to get inside the home to check on the status of the roof. The suspect was last seen leaving the area in a newer blue Chevy pickup truck while presumably in possession of the rosaries and the dead woman's ashes.

September 19th City of Waukesha
A woman told police someone was trying to kill her with "potato skins".

September 17th City of Mequon
A 57-year-old woman was cited for disorderly conduct after yelling profanities in the drive-thru window at McDonald’s. The woman, who was described as intoxicated, reportedly was angry because her order was taking too long and because they “didn’t have f'n lemonade.”

September 19th City of Greenfield
Police went to a home after a caller reported there was a suspicious, occupied vehicle parked in the back yard at about 1:15 a.m. The man inside the vehicle told police his son, who lived in the home, gave him permission to park there to catch raccoons that were eating plums off his son’s plum tree.

September 22nd City of Marshfield
The manager of a car wash reported a man had dumped an orange substance down the drain in one of the wash bays. The manager reviewed the security footage and said the suspect had several large commercial grade plastic bags containing what looked to be orange juice. The manager asked officers to identify the man and to tell him to stop dumping bags of orange juice in the drains of his car wash.

September 27th City of Wisconsin Rapids
Officers on patrol encountered a man dressed all in black and crouching. The man told police he was “being chased by a lunatic”. The man then ran away into the woods.

September 23rd City of Wisconsin Rapids
A caller informed police that a man was kicked out of the strip club for "doing a line of coke on the bar" AND threatening to kill another patron.

September 25th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman told police her son took a chainsaw after a relative allegedly agreed to trade him a chainsaw for a sweatshirt.

September 30th City of Sheboygan
Police responded to a call place from the west side McDonald's. A female customer was causing a disturbance and yelling something about ice cream.

September 30th City of Sheboygan
A 20-something male on St. Clair Avenue called police because he believes a spider bit his big toe.

September 29th City of Sheboygan
Police received a report of a female wearing only underwear chasing a man down 11th Street.

September 1st Village of Jackson
A passerby reported that two teenagers appeared to be having sex inside an SUV parked outside of Subway. An officer found the couple in the backseat of the SUV "vigorously entwined".

September 29th Dane County
A cased rifle belonging to an officer has been returned. The officer had placed the rifle on the back of his squad car and inadvertently forgot to move it back into the squad car and the gun fell off into the roadway when he drove away. Realizing what had happened, the officer immediately went back to retrieve the weapon only to find someone had picked it up. The person who found the weapon has now been located in the rifle returned.
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sep 19th

September 9th City of Marshfield
Police received a report that a 32-year-old man entered a bank and demanded 42,000 gallons of water. The man then began to chase a bank teller and later demanded that the bank manager take off his shirt. When the manager did not take off his shirt, the man took his own shirt off and left the bank. Officers arrived and found the man in the middle of the street. He undressed until he was naked and yelled, “This feels good.”

September 12th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A grocery store owner called police to report a woman shoplifting cauliflower.

September 3rd City of Menasha
A Southfield Drive caller indicated she and her husband were involved in a disturbance with their neighbor. The caller's children often retrieve balls from the man's yard, which upsets him. Today, the caller thought the man confronted her child about this, which upset her. She confronted the neighbor, which led to a verbal argument where the neighbor was calling the woman and her husband names and then pushed the husband. As a result, the neighbor threatened to throw stain in the caller's pool.

September 12th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A caller reported a person walking and jumping in traffic. (Seriously, what kind of idiot does that?) The person was only described as "wearing a Chicago Bears shirt". (Oh.)

August 30th City of Greenfield Someone at the senior center called police to report the theft of bingo prizes including water guns and toilet paper.

September 3rd City of Waukesha
An argument between a male and a female over dead musicians inside an apartment apparently got so heated a caller reported the incident as a physical fight. A responding officer found everything was all right when he arrived but said the argument over who was better “Biggie" or "Tupac" continued.

September 15th Wood County
Police investigated a report that somebody's been illegally dumping their pig carcasses.

September 4th City of Menasha
Police were dispatched for a report of an out of control male threatening to break a coffee pot over his own head.

September 10th Village of Richfield
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a male subject standing next to a black Chevy Silverado with no pants on. However, the pantsless suspect was gone upon the squad’s arrival.

August 31st City of Waukesha
A woman returned from vacation to find two strangers sitting in her living room. A police report said the woman did not know how the strangers entered her home, but nothing appeared to be missing. The strangers claimed they were guests of the caller's friend, who lived at the house for a short time 10 years ago and might have been staying there without permission while the homeowner was on vacation.

September 1st City of Waukesha
Police advised a man on his behavior after the man admitted he had gone into his former girlfriend's house carried out a toilet and smashed it in the street in front of the home.

September 2nd City of Grafton
A 24-year-old Grafton woman was cited for OWI and disorderly conduct after she backed into a tree. As police arrived, the woman, who was naked from the waist down, got out of the car, touched herself indecently and refused to follow police instructions.

September 9th City of Mayville
A 21-year-old woman, upset that her mother had been terminated from the store, entered Old Fashioned Foods and began yelling, screaming, slamming doors, and calling employees derogatory names. The woman eventually fled the scene, taking with her, a box of crackers and some beef jerky.

September 10th City of Mayville
Between 1 and 2 AM, and unknown person entered Old-Fashioned Foods, tipped over display shelves, knocked merchandise onto the floor and ransacked the office before fleeing the store with a stolen birdhouse and teddy bear.

September 14th Dane County
A woman entered a busy sushi restaurant and yelled out that there was a bomb about to explode. The suspect began counting down from 10, and ordered people to "get on the ground, on your hands and knees." She loudly announced:" It's going to blow up!" The manager told the woman to leave, but she refused and police were called. The suspect struggled with officers and was taken to jail. There was no bomb and nothing exploded.
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sep 12th

August 29th City of Menasha
While on patrol, officers noticed patrons by Jitters Bar engaged in an argument about where cashews come from. The patrons, who were intoxicated, stated that there was no physical contact between them, only a spirited argument about cashews.

August 26th City of Waukesha
A woman apparently mistakenly thought that a hat and a fur coat hanging on a rack was a stranger in her home and reported a break-in. When police arrived they found no evidence of forced entry and none of the woman's property was missing. Officers observed the hat and coat and the woman later confirmed those were the items she initially thought were a burglar.

August 26th City of Waukesha
A woman reportedly caused some flooding in the homes of residents living below her after she broke her toilet by falling into it while attempting to use the bathroom at an apartment complex. A police report said the back half of the toilet broke off and "caused water to flow uncontrollably" down multiple floors of the building. The woman who fell was disabled but she and her live-in boyfriend apparently did nothing to halt the water flow. When police arrived, they were watching TV, as the water level in the apartment rose.

August 21st Village of Menominee Falls
An employee at Pet World called police and reported that a customer walked out of the store with a big snake in his pants.

August 17th Village of Omro
Authorities were dispatched to a Hawthorne Drive location to mediate an ongoing dispute between a homeowner and a fisherman. The homeowner was pointing a toy gun at the fisherman. From his boat, the fisherman couldn't tell that the gun was a toy and called police. When police determined that the gun was a toy the fisherman decided not to press charges.

August 31st City of Menasha
Police responded to a report of a theft from a resident on Railroad Street. The resident told responding officers that someone stole a cow statue from her rose garden. The resident described the statue as a black and white cement cow, with the word "GO" written on its side.

September 5th City of Marshfield
A woman called police to report finding a marijuana pipe while sorting her husband's clothes. Police contacted the husband who admitted the marijuana pipe was his. Police are recommending charges be brought against the husband.

September 4th Dane County
An 83-year-old woman had just finished shopping when a 26-year-old woman came up from behind. The stranger punched the 83-year-old woman in the head and grabbed a hold of her purse strap. The 83-year-old woman punched the 26-year-old woman in the face and grappled with her until several people came to her aid, chasing the criminal away. The 83-year-old woman maintained possession of her purse.

August 27th Village of Jackson
An officer was dispatched to the Comfort Inn to meet with a 55-year-old who said that his wife and adult stepdaughter had visited a Peruvian resort where they were given an herbal brew that may have contained a psychedelic compound. The man told officers that the two women are now into Satan and believes his wife is “infecting” him with the devil and attempting to poison him with the Peruvian concoction. After the women returned from their trip they convinced him to go to the same resort and consume the same herbal brew after which, he said, people would come into his room at night flashing lights in his eyes and he saw devils and witches dancing. He then became increasingly agitated and needed to escape and eventually made his way back to his home where he burned his luggage and almost everything associated with his trip to Peru. The man said he then sought help from priests at Holy Hill. He then told his wife that he doesn’t feel safe at home and suggested the two of them seek refuge at the Comfort Inn. The man didn’t receive the solace that he had hoped for because he began getting agitated again and believed that his wife was engaging in satanic rituals and was spiking his cigarettes and tea with the Peruvian herb. The officers were given permission to search the room, including the cigarettes, and nothing suspicious was located.

August 30th City of Waukesha
A man apparently injured himself when he got angry while trying to buy cigarettes a local Walgreens pharmacy and shattered a jar of pennies he brought into Walgreens to pay for a pack of smokes. In the process, the man cut himself on glass from the broken jar and was bleeding in the store. Police were unable find the man, and Walgreens management didn't make a formal complaint.
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sep 6th

August 14th City of Chilton
A caller on Court Street told police they thought someone was shooting at Sandhill cranes behind their house. Police made contact with the suspect who said he was only shooting at cucumbers, not at cranes.

August 16th City of Neenah
A mail carrier reported seeing a cat inside a parked car on Clairmont Court with no windows open. An officer spoke with the registered owner of the vehicle who informed him that the cat…is fake.

August 21st City of Neenah A caller on East Forest Avenue called police to report that someone entered their vehicle during the night and took a homemade pillow.

August 24th City of Waukesha
A woman called police because she was reportedly worried that while he was "tripping on acid", an unidentified man had stolen some of her personal belongings, then told her he was going to make a voodoo doll of her and burn it.

August 14th City of Glendale
A 79-year-old man demanded authorities move a barricade and allow him to drive his vehicle onto the parade route during the Village Days Parade. The suspect honked his horn multiple times; became loud and boisterous; called an auxiliary police officer a derogatory name; and accused the village of “imprisoning” him for not allowing him to drive around the barricades and onto the parade route. The man was taken into custody and cited for disorderly conduct and unnecessary use of a horn.

August 27th City of Greenfield
Police responded to a report of a man dressed all in black and wearing a clown mask driving recklessly on a moped. Responding officers searched the area but did not find any clowns driving mopeds.

August 24th City of Oak Creek
A man was taken into custody and cited for disorderly conduct for yelling and throwing things at passing vehicles while standing in the middle of the roadway with a shopping cart full of beer.

August 28th City of Franklin
A 46-year-old woman who was found lying in the roadway threatened to kill several witnesses. When asked why she was lying in the roadway, the woman told police she was “trying to work things out with God.”

August 28th City of Oconomowoc
Police were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance. The disturbance began when a 21-year-old man returned home and learned his father had thrown away his bong.

August 24th Village of Pewaukee
A woman called police to report that she was talking to the neighbor man, which his wife didn't like, so the neighbor woman hit her with a pumpkin.

August 29th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman called the police to report she was having ongoing problems with her sister's cat.

August 24th 2:00am City of Antigo
Officers responded to a 911 call reporting that a female subject had fallen off a railing. When officers arrived, they found the female, who was apparently intoxicated, had squatted down to urinate over the railing of the stairwell but fell backwards and landed on her head. The woman was transported to the hospital.

August 24th 3:21am City of Antigo
Officers responded to a call from the emergency room at the hospital asking for assistance with the woman who had fallen off the railing while urinating and was now quite agitated and causing a disturbance.

August 26th City of Racine
A 35-year-old man was in court for a July 28th burglary of a liquor store. The man reportedly made off with the cash register, valued at $1000, and its contents believed to be about $300 cash. In the process, the man's likeness was captured on the security camera AND he left behind a T-shirt with his name on it. Using the name on the T-shirt, police were able to match a photo on file to the individual seen on store surveillance video and arrested him.

July 16th City of Verona
Police and sheriff's deputies responded to a rollover crash involving a 25-year-old man. The man was uninjured, and evidence at the scene he indicated that a combination of alcohol and Pokémon GO were a factor.

July 24th City of Verona
A man called police and reported seeing a turtle in a parking lot “running at large”. An officer was able to capture the "running" turtle and released it in a pond.
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aug 29th

August 20th City of Greenfield
Police were called to a home where a resident reported having a fight with his mother over a frozen pizza. Police discovered the caller and his elderly mother were arguing about who purchased the Tony’s Frozen Supreme pizza she just made. Police spoke with both residents and the mother agreed to go out and buy another Tony’s Supreme pizza for her son.

August 17th City of Waukesha
Officers were dispatched to a home in response to a call from a woman, who said her neighbor's spirit "crawled through her window to throw an evil mind thought at her." According to the police report, officers told the woman that she could better prevent "evil spirits" from entering her home by reinforcing her windows.

August 16th City of Antigo
Police were called to the scene where a woman was yelling obscenities at a girl bouncing on a trampoline.

August 8th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A caller reported a man came out of the woods, sat on a swing at Sandlot Park and began hitting himself.

August 14th City of Brown Deer
Police were called to a home by a resident who reported seeing a naked man in his backyard taking photographs of his plants.

August 24th Village of Nekoosa
Police were called to the scene where a woman who did not want neighborhood children riding their bikes on her property was threatening to rip their tongues out.

August 15th City of Greenfield
Police responded to a report of a man who was walking in and out of traffic. An officer spoke to the man who stated he was just walking that way to keep his pants up, which he said he fell down anytime he walked in a straight line.

August 19th City of Waukesha
Police were called a residence where a man allegedly broke his grandmother's stove top and television. The man it's already facing charges for an incident last fall when he was accused of stealing three vehicles, causing thousands of dollars in property damage and leading police on an hours-long manhunt. At that time, the man told police he did it because he thought he was God and was playing Grand Theft Auto.

July 26th City of Greenfield
Police were called to McDonald's where a woman who was apparently upset because her sandwich was made incorrectly, responded by yelling obscenities at the employees and knocking all the cookies on the floor.

August 18th City of Antigo
Officers responded to a report of a used feminine hygiene product and a quarter left on a car's windshield. Police say there have no suspects at this time.

August 13th City of Glendale
Police were called to Pick 'n' Save where a 23-year-old woman became upset when a store employee asked her to stop smoking her cigar right outside the store entrance. The woman responded by yelling at the store employee and then went to the deli department where she began screaming.
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aug 23rd

August 2nd City of Neenah
A North Park Avenue caller informed police that a large group of people were trespassing in her yard playing Pokémon Go. The caller told the dispatcher that she had turned her sprinkler on to get them off her property.

August 5th City of Brookfield
A resident reported that sometime before 4am on August 5th someone came into her yard and cut the cord on her Christmas lights.

August 9th City of Oak Creek
Police went to Kohl’s in response to a report of a white male in his 50s wearing sunglasses, white shorts, no shirt, and a blue baseball cap who was hiding in the bushes behind the store and clucking like a chicken.

August 7th Dane County
Police were called to a sports bar where witnesses say a man who was shooting pool had been loudly yelling Donald Trump's name as he voiced support for the candidate. Another man responded by also uttering Trump's name, but according to the police report, he used a word that "rhymes with truck" in front of the candidates name. This caused the first man to lift his Hawaiian shirt, exposing a handgun that was tucked in the waistband of his khaki shorts.

August 15th City of Sheboygan
Police were called to Fountain Park where a woman who had been sitting in the middle of the road in her pajamas was now bathing in the fountain.

August 4th City of Menasha
Officers responded to a report of a male and female physically fighting in a parking lot on Midway Road. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the parties who denied having a physical fight, but confirmed they were arguing over Papa Murphy's being closed.

August 12th City of Sheboygan
Police told a woman who was allegedly causing a disturbance at McDonald's to leave and she would be cited or arrested if she returned. The woman told police she doesn't think it works that way.

July 19th City of Greenfield
A man walked into an auto repair shop, stood very close to the register and wouldn’t speak to employees, then screamed “cigarettes!” and walked out. Police found the man sitting across the street waiting for a bus. The man did not speak English, and did not have an explanation for yelling "cigarettes!".

August 9th Village of Germantown
Police were called to the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot for a report that two males and two females were crawling around in front of patrons’ vehicles and harassing them about praying. Police located the praying suspects and they agreed to leave the parking lot and pray someplace else.

August 17th City of Madison
An officer on foot spotted an SUV being driven fast on State Street where regular traffic is not allowed. The officer jumped into her squad and pulled the driver over. According to police, when instructed to get out of the car, the 42-year-old female driver instead just cracked open a fresh can of beer and began drinking.

August 6th City of Chilton
Police were called to break up a disturbance involving two occupants at a nursing home physically fighting in wheelchairs. Police gave both occupants a lecture bout respecting each other as they live in such a confined space.

July 27th City of Greenfield
Police responded to a bar after an employee reported a woman struck another woman in the head with a martini glass. The women allegedly started arguing after one of them yelled at the other’s child for touching the shuffleboard table while they were using it.

August 5th City of Marshfield
Officers responding to the scene of a domestic disturbance determined a woman had become upset when her boyfriend accidentally called her by his ex-girlfriend's name. The man was trying to calm the woman down and, during the "conversation", the residence's door was broken. Police took the man to a different location to spend the night.

August 7th City of Sheboygan
Police were called to assist after a man on 20th Street who needed his colostomy bag changed became combative.

August 6th City of Sheboygan
Police were dispatched to the old Brat Days parade route to inform people waiting for the Brat Days parade that it would not be coming their way and if they wanted to see the Brat Days parade they should move to the new Brat Days parade route.

August 7th City of Neenah
A caller told police that for the last day a gas can has been sitting next to the stop sign at the intersection of Third Street and East Forest Avenue. An investigation by police revealed that the gas can was empty, and that the owner had put it out by the curb for free for whomever wanted it. The officer suggested attaching a sign that read "free gas can".

August 15th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A resident called police to report her 92-year-old mother's neighbor walks around her property with a baseball bat and asks people if they keep their money in a cookie jar.

August 8th City of Waukesha
Police were called to a city park where a man was upsetting other park goers by repeatedly screaming at them that he was "fishing for snapping turtles".
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jul 25th

Why did the chicken cross the road? It did Nazi where it was!

July 10th Village of Harrison
A resident on Schmidt Road called police to report finding a baby chick in the roadway. According to the caller, the baby chick appeared to have a blue swastika painted on its back.

July 6th Town of Brillion
A caller reported he was passed by a motorcyclist going in excess of 120 miles an hour. The caller told an officer that he himself then sped up to 95 miles an hour to get the motorcyclist's license plate number. The officer told the caller he couldn't speed just to get a license plate number. According to the officer, he would have to cite both of them for speeding or neither of them. As a result, the caller decided not to report the incident, as he did not want a citation himself. However, the officer did contact the motorcyclist who explained that the only reason he was traveling at a speed in excess of 120 miles an hour is he only had his temporary license and wanted to get home before dusk.

July 10th City of Neenah
A caller on Main Street reported receiving a call from her daughter who said there was "blood everywhere". The woman told police her daughter is with three children, 10, 7 and 1. The caller called back a short time later and told the dispatcher that it was just a hot flavored Cheeto that got into one of the kids' eyes. There is no blood and no emergency.

July 11th City Waukesha
A woman called police and asked officers to give her a ride to her friend's house to get away from her family's dog who "kept coming after her because she was on her period".

July 19th Village of Pewaukee
Police were called to Mattress Firm after three boys, all approximately 12 years of age, entered the store and began jumping on the beds. When told to stop jumping on the beds, the boys left saying something about heading to Menards to cause trouble there.

July 14th City of Waukesha
Two men, one of whom was now bleeding, had gotten into a fist fight outside their cars in a McDonald's drive-thru where one of the men thought the other wasn’t driving thru the drive thru fast enough.

July 23rd City of Plymouth
A Tallgrass Lane resident called police and reported a woman entered her home, yelled something about her grandmother, and then went and laid on the neighbors' lawn.

July 15th Village of Germantown
Police responded to McDonald's after a 911 caller reported the occupant of a vehicle went through the drive-thru lane wearing a Hillary Clinton mask.

July 22nd City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman called police to report finding a set of keys in her garage. She told officers the set of keys were attached to a pair of men's pants. The woman indicated that she knew neither to whom the keys or pants belonged.

July 22nd Village of Grand Rapids
A woman reported a man, going in and out of a garage and pounding his feet on the ground.

June 30th Town of Menasha
A 29-year-old Maplecrest Drive man was charged with obstructing after he falsely reported to officers that he was kidnapped and assaulted. The man admitted to making up the story because he was stressed out.

July 11th City of Brown Deer
Police were called about two 16-year-old boys who were trespassing after a witness reported them on the roof of the Brown Deer United Church of Christ. The boys told responding officers they are on the roof of the church searching for a Pokémon.

July 13th City of Mequon
A 26-year-old man was cited for carrying a concealed weapon, suspended registration and failure to transfer the car's title. The man said he just purchased the car and had to drive it right away in order to buy a cake at the Dairy Queen for his wife's birthday.

July 13th City of Waukesha
Police arrested a man who drove his car through a fence and crashed it into a tree near Gander Mountain. The man left the car and went to a nearby McDonald’s where he ordered and ate a hamburger before police arrived and arrested him. Alcohol appeared to a be a factor.
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jul 18th

July 11th City of Marshfield
A woman called police and reported someone took her driver's license, birth certificate, Social Security Card and son's birth certificate. The woman told police she had put the items in her vacuum cleaner, but she could no longer find them.

July 5th City of Waukesha
Police received a call from an employee of a downtown law office who reported there was a man outside flapping his arms and grooming himself like a bird.

July 3rd City of Greenfield
Police advised a resident to stop firing his Civil War cannon in his yard because neighbors were complaining that it was making their homes shake.

July 5th Village of Jackson
An officer responded to a report of a man driving a lawn tractor in the street. The officer found a 78-year-old man astride his tractor in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot. The man explained that he’d lost his license to drive a car after having a stroke; his caregiver was at Summerfest; and he “wanted a damned lottery ticket” but it was too far to walk, so he used the lawn tractor. The officer followed the man as he drove the tractor home but warned him not to do it again.

June 28th City of Neenah
A caller on West Winneconne Avenue stated the back doors were open on a beer truck and kegs were falling out into traffic. They stated there were about five kegs so far and more fell out when going through the roundabout on Green Bay Road. An officer checked the area, but was unable to locate the truck or any kegs.

June 30th City of Brookfield
A man was at Half Price Books trying to sell a stack of books that appear to have been checked out of the public library. An officer called the public library where they confirmed that the books had just been checked out.

June 29th Village of Jackson
A man called police and reported that he had been recording a 48-year-old man launching illegal fireworks in his neighborhood. When the fireworks launcher discovered he was being recorded, he confronted the caller in his backyard, and yelled profanities. Despite being recorded launching the fireworks, the man insisted to police that someone else had launched the fireworks.

June 28th City of Waukesha
Police responded to a report of a man leering at people and photographing children at a park. Officers suggested the man "follow the golden rule". However, despite the warning, the man told police he would not alter his behavior even if it made people uncomfortable because he was "on a crusade against youth in the park" and their alleged "gang tactics".

June 22nd Town of Brillion
A resident called police because their neighbor’s chicken crows between 4 and 7 daily and they were wondering if the barking dog statute would cover that. Apparently, since chickens are not members of the dog family, it does not. The neighbors, however, plan to take care of the problem but butchering the chickens.

July 5th City of Waukesha
Two drunk men attempted a donut jacking at a local Mobil gas station. According to the police report, the men were harassing the delivery driver and trying to steal his donuts. The drunk men eventually just grabbed the donuts and threw them around the station.

July 5th City of Greenfield
A suspect described as a five-foot, three-inch-tall, 50-year-old white woman with blonde hair pulled back in a ponytail, reportedly stole two baskets of begonias hanging outside a local residence before making her getaway on a bicycle.

July 7th Village of Jackson
A concerned resident reported to police that a vehicle stopped by some children and one of the occupants yelled about they're being free ice cream. An officer located the vehicle nearby, occupied by teenagers, who explained that one of them dropped his Dilly Bar on the ground and joked to the children about “free ice cream”.

July 15th City of Wisconsin Rapids
An anonymous caller reported a man who is singing so loudly inside his own home that it could be heard outside his home. The caller did not appreciate the man's singing.

July 8th City of Antigo
Police responded to a report of a bread truck driver who lost his buns.

July 11th City of Sheboygan
Feuding neighbors on Geele Street called police to report an ongoing controversy. Police told the neighbors if they called again they would be cited. The neighbors called again and they were cited.
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jul 13th

July 5th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A man called police to report finding what appeared to be a suspicious looking potato in his yard. The man described the suspicious tuber to police by saying it appears to be a potato wrapped in black electrical tape.

June 28th Village of Pewaukee
A woman called police and reported being bitten by a stray pig that wandered into the Stop N Go Convenience store.

July 5th City of Green Bay
Officers were called to a South Baird Street residence to assist a man with diarrhea.

June 30th City of Waukesha
Police received a report of a man who locked himself inside a gas station bathroom for half an hour. According to the police report, the man was "shouting and clapping his hands in the bathroom and later dancing in the street".

June 17th City of Chilton
Police were called after a known subject struck the caller in the face with a fish.

July 7th City of Sheboygan
A caller reported a suspicious customer at Pick n’ Save. The caller told police the customer was buying lots of whiskey and rope.

June 25th City of Waukesha
Police caught a couple having sex in broad daylight on the baseball field at St. Mary's Catholic school. Officers found the couple going at it on the third baseline.

June 24th City of Delafield
Police received a report of loud adults on an apartment patio. When police arrived, officers found four adults drinking outside. An apartment resident then showed police his new Frisbee golf baskets. Officers "advised the man that they were very neat" but told the group to keep the noise down.

July 1st City of Green Bay
Police were called and alerted to the fact that a group of 10-year-old girls on Ashland Avenue where doing cartwheels in traffic.

June 14th City of Chilton
A caller reported smoke coming from his car. Responding officers discovered a subject had lit a smoke bomb in his hand, panicked and dropped it. The smoke bomb rolled under the caller's car and went off. The subject then ran away but later came back and explained to the car owner what had happened.

June 26th City of Waukesha
A man agreed to remove a sign from his camper that read "free candy inside" after an anonymous caller told police it looked suspicious. The man told officers his boss taped the "free candy" sign to the back of the camper as a joke and he had left it up.

July 5th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman told police that her daughter had been stealing items from her home and stole her special heating pad that the caller indicated she cannot sleep without.

June 21st Village of Antigo
Woman reported to police that she was the victim of a hit-and-run when a black Ford struck her car while it was parked in an area business. After wiping a layer of dirt and bugs off the woman's car, she determined there were no dents or scratches. It appears that the layer of dirt and bugs may have protected the woman's car against hit and run damage.

July 8th City of Green Bay
An older male customer at Wal-Mart on West Mason Street approached the Wal-Mart greeter and told him he would blow up the whole store if the greeter didn't fix his television set.

June 28th City of Waukesha
An anonymous caller told police they thought a man who is cutting his grass while wearing nothing but a Speedo was dressed inappropriately. Police located the man who told them that there was nothing indecent about his Speedo.

June 30th Village of Jackson
A bank employee reported that a man was pacing up and down the sidewalk of their business. The caller informed police that the man had hit a curb while driving through a roundabout flattening a tire. When police arrived, the 43-year-old man told the officer that when he called his wife for help, she hung up on him. When the officer called the man’s wife, she started yelling and screaming at him, “Why in the hell are the police involved? What the hell is going on?” When the officer asked the woman if she was going to assist her husband, she again started yelling, saying that he should learn to take care of himself.
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jul 1st

June 29th City of Manitowoc
Police arrested a woman on suspicion of threatening her neighbor with a pistol over a dispute about a missing duck. The 69-year-old woman allegedly approached her neighbor, a 36-year-old man, to demand he prove he did not have her missing pet waterfowl. The woman wanted her neighbor to search his garage and see that her duck was not on his property. She then drew a pistol from her shirt pocket and pointed it toward his stomach. The neighbor reacted by disarming the woman and pushing her to the ground. The woman told police she was aware that bullets were in the gun and that the gun safety was off.

June 14th City of Neenah
A Melrose Court caller reported having problems with neighbor children always trespassing in her yard. According to the caller, the children sometimes sit at her picnic table and once left a bicycle propped against her house. They have been spoken to in the past, but the caller wanted a police officer to speak with them.

June 29th City of Wisconsin Rapids
An anonymous caller told police a woman on her block swears all the time, and the caller can't even go outside because of all the swearing.

June 29th City of Sheboygan
A caller on St. Clair Avenue told police their neighbor threatened to shoot them in a dispute over a shopping cart.

June 15th City of Glendale
Police were called to a Pick n Save where a loss prevention officer had an alleged shoplifter in custody. The woman admitted to stealing $42 worth of seafood. She told the arresting officer she only did it because she was "addicted to shrimp".

June 29th City of Beaver Dam
An officer was waved down by a citizen near the Fleet Farm and informed that his car had just been vandalized with maxi pads typically used for feminine hygiene.

June 29th City of Sheboygan
Police were dispatched after receiving a report of a woman rolling in the grass.

June 15th City of Neenah
A caller stated an intoxicated male entered St. Paul Lutheran Church on Commercial Street. The caller indicated they got the man to leave and locked the church, and now the man is outside pounding on the church doors. Contact was made with the drunk man, who stated he is having a rough time and wanted to pray in the church. He was advised to go home and pray and come back to the church to pray when he is sober.
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jun 27th

June 24th City of Greenfield
A woman called 911 to request police assistance because she and her husband were being held hostage by their cat. The woman told the 911 operator, “The cat attacked my husband and we're kind of hostage in our house and we're just wondering who we should call to do something, to get rid of the cat or help us". Police ended the hostage situation by capturing the cat and turning over to animal control.

June 24th City of Appleton
A city resident witnessed a driver pull up behind a convenience store on South Oneida Street where the driver rolled down the window and littered by tossing out a lit cigarette butt. The vehicle the culprit was driving was described as a black and white car with red and blue lights on the top and the words "Appleton Police" on the side.

June 24th City of Sheboygan
A woman on 8th Street called police to report the devil had been in her apartment but had now left and gone to the library.

April 2nd City of Verona
A 41-year-old driver was cited after she struck a tree. The woman told police she became lightheaded after swallowing funny while eating cereal and talking on the phone while driving and had tried to pull over but passed out, causing her to strike a mailbox before crossing the street into oncoming traffic, and then hitting the tree.

March 18th City of Verona
A Belleville woman reported her brother had threatened to urinate and spit on their mother’s grave in the Verona cemetery. The officers documented the incident but observed there was no indication the man, who lives in Stoughton, would have the means to get to Verona in order to spit and urinate on the mother's grave.

June 19th City of Franklin
A 27-year-old man was taken into custody for disorderly conduct after he caused a disturbance in the pool area at the apartment complex where he resides. The man, who was drunk, became upset when he was thrown out of the pool for splashing children.

March 20th City of Verona
A woman called police and reported she smelled marijuana at her ex-husband's residence while dropping off their son. Hey responding officer determined that what the woman smelled was a vanilla candle.

June 20th City of Oak Creek
A caller reported a group of kids lying in the middle of the road on a busy street. The children were reportedly doing so to get drivers to stop to purchase the lemonade they were selling.

April 6th City of Verona
A caller reported seeing a man and woman chasing each other naked down the street in the middle of the afternoon. A man at a nearby address told officers he had hired an escort who had tried to get additional money from him before leaving the residence and getting in the car with another man. The man said he had closed and locked the door so they couldn’t get back inside, and they left. There was no explanation for why they were now running and naked.

June 3rd Village of Harrison
A caller told police he put up a fence to keep the neighbor's dog out of the yard. The neighbor sprayed Round Up on their plants. A dead rhubarb plant was blamed on the subject and thrown over the fence to the other side. Yelling profanities was also observed and a "no trespassing" sign with a derogatory comment was posted. Both neighbors were warned by police did not have any contact with each other, even I contact, or disorderly conduct citations would be given out.

June 24th Sheboygan County
Authorities were called to a residence where a man had left town on a trip and in his absence his mother and sister were trying to kick the man's wife out of her own home.

June 13th City of Waukesha
An 85-year-old man was spotted sunbathing naked in his driveway. A police report said the man was intoxicated, "extremely uncooperative" and argumentative with officers who spoke to him. He did, however, confirm that he tans nude in his driveway.

June 22nd City of Marshfield
A man reported a 60-year-old woman hit him in the head with a baking pan. The woman admitted to striking the man with the baking pan but told police it was only to get his attention.

June 3rd Village of Hilbert
A 94-year-old woman called police to report she is feeling harassed by a man who has been calling her several times a day and asked her out on a "romantic date".

June 22nd Village of Nekoosa
A woman called for police assistance after finding a large spider in her residence.

June 13th City of Brookfield
A woman reported to police that while she was viewing a Facebook page intended for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students trying to find roommates, she observed a picture of a man described as being of Iranian ethnicity standing in a dorm room. The woman was advised there was nothing illegal in the picture.
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jun 21st

Not an actual menasha pig...

June 9th City of Menasha
Officers were dispatched to an Elmwood Drive address to check the welfare of a dog that a neighbor said had been barking outside for several days. When they arrived at the residence, officers found what appeared to be a large pool with fish in it in the dog owner's basement, and a very large adult pig sleeping in the living room.

June 7th Village of Germantown
A resident told police someone called and told him his wife was in a terrible accident, and they needed him to put money in his shoe and place it beneath a street sign on a cul-de-sac. The man said he put $500 in cash and a few prepaid Wal-Mart cards in his shoe and placed the show inside a paper bag at the predetermined location before hearing from his wife who was ok, at which point he started to think it might be a scam. Responding officers were able to locate and retrieve the man's shoe.

June 12th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A caller told police that a family member had climbed through their window claiming he was being chased by ninjas wearing white masks. The caller told police they believed the man might've been hallucinating.

June 7th City of Menominee Falls
Police were called to a hospital were a woman who was not pleased with the care she received responded by throwing rubber gloves around the room. By the time officers arrived, the woman had thrown three boxes of rubber gloves on the floor and picked up a handful of brochures that she then threw all over the foyer as she was leaving.

June 10th Village of Jackson
An officer recognized a 23-year-old Sheboygan man who was holding a pitcher of beer during the Action in Jackson festivities. The man had assaulted the same officer without provocation and is now on probation, and prohibited from consuming alcohol. When the officer smelled alcohol on the man’s breath and tried to arrest him, the man put his bicycle between them and took off on foot. An hour later, the man posted a taunting message on Facebook about eluding the cops leading to a Sheboygan County deputy going to the man's home and arresting him. The man claimed he wasn’t in Jackson and had “no idea” why he was being arrested. He was chagrined when the officer told him that he had a “screen shot” of his taunting Facebook post.

June 16th Dane County
A firm that manages an apartment building hired a service to "trim" a tree in the yard, but a 59-year-old woman refused to remove herself from the tree's base leading to a request from the trimmers for police intervention. An officer tried to convince the woman the crew was not going to chop down the tree, but only "give it a haircut of sorts". The woman still would not budge, explaining targeted branches shade her porch. The officer suggested alternatives for shade like an umbrella or an awning. But the woman told the officer one of the main reasons she picked this apartment was for the trees. She was not interested in a human-made canopy and insisted police take her to jail...which they did. 

June 6th City of Brookfield
Police were called to respond to a report of a man wearing fatigues running through yards, hiding under trees and taking pictures of houses. Police made contact with the subject, a 34-year-old man, who advised officers he was just trying to determine whose dog was defecating in neighborhood yards.

June 15th City of Sheboygan
Police received a report of a woman on Main Street attempting to steal a bicycle while wearing a black sweatshirt that had been "Bedazzled".

June 16th City of Beaver Dam
A man called police and reported that another man came up to him and told him that he is spying on him. He told police this has happened more than once.

June 14th Village of Arpin
A resident requested a welfare check on a small child locked in a car, because the child had been in the vehicle at least a half hour and wasn't moving. Deputies determined the child... was a mannequin. June 9th City of Menasha Officers were dispatched for a report of a male who was walking down the sidewalk yelling and throwing bricks.

June 14th City of Marshfield
A woman reported to police that an unknown person texted her an obscene message. The messages sender called the woman "Monica" which the caller told police is not her name.
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jun 13th

May 26th City of Greendale
A 77-year-old man was cited for lewd and lascivious behavior after a police officer found him masturbating in front of a 61-year-old man in the men's bathroom in the picnic area of a park. According to police, the 61-year-old man was facing the suspect and "rooting him on".

June 6th Dane County
Police responded to a report of a burglary. The culprit appears to have entered the home through an unlocked door; stole a gun, ammunition and money and dumped the homeowner's father's ashes in a frying pan on the kitchen stove.

June 5th City of Shawano
A woman on West 5th Street called police to report her boyfriend moved out of their shared dwelling and took all the remote-controls with him.

May 25th City of Neenah
A caller informed police there is a female in a vehicle ON one of the roundabouts on Breezewood Lane. When the caller asked the woman if she needed help, the woman just swore at her.

June 7th City of Delafield
An anonymous caller reported two men "having a hippie music festival" in the median of Highway 83. The caller was concerned the men might be a traffic hazard, however, he noted that the banjo skills of one of the men were "not too bad".

June 6th City of Waukesha

An intoxicated man reportedly tried to start an Uber driver's car without the keys. The driver had removed the keys because the man injured himself by hanging onto the outside of the vehicle while it was moving before climbing into the car.

June 10th City of La Crosse
Police responded to a 911 call from a woman who reported that her jealous boyfriend just set fire to a car belonging to a man who gave her a ride home from the bar. When police arrived, the jealous boyfriend was sitting on the porch watching the vehicle burn while drinking a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon.

May 28th City of Waukesha
A man told police he was napping and did not need medical attention when someone called to report the man was lying unconscious on the sidewalk. The man was awake when police arrived and told officers he was very upset someone had contacted police on his behalf because they were concerned about his well-being.

June 4th City of Oak Creek
A woman flipped over some flower planters, pulled out newly planted flowers and threw them on the roof of a home. The woman was reportedly angry because the residents of the home didn't answer their doorbell.

May 29th City of Wauwatosa
A man called police and reported that he left his gold teeth on the table at Denny's and somebody took them. The man's missing gold teeth were valued at $1260.

June 4th Village of Germantown
A resident called police to report someone had vandalized their Christmas decorations.

June 8th City of Beaver Dam
Police were called to Swan City Park were a resident reported seeing a 14-year-old boy kick a soda machine. When an officer arrived at the scene of the crime, he located the 14-year-old boy, who admitted to having kicked the soda machine, and his friend. Police banned both the soda machine kicker and his friend from the park for 60 days.
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jun 6th

May 27th City of Delafield
A women asked police to speak to a worker at the Highway C construction site who she said would consistently blow kisses at her as she was driving through the construction zone. The woman wanted the worker to stop blowing her kisses. Officers were unable to find the kissy construction worker.

June 3rd City of Sheboygan
Police were called to an Indiana Avenue location to assist with a man's disengaged colostomy bag.

May 25th City of Franklin
Officers responded to an apartment building where a 58-year-old woman allegedly stole her neighbor's patio chairs then threatened to hit him with a baseball bat and cut off his wiener. Police told to the woman not to have any more contact with her neighbor. Shortly after officers left, the woman phoned her neighbor and used obscene language while yelling at him for getting her in trouble.

June 5th City of Oshkosh
Police received a report of a highly intoxicated man driving a motorized wheelchair near 10th and Main. The man reportedly mistook his credit card for his cigarette and was trying to light it.

May 28th Waupaca County
The sheriff’s department received a report of a man who flashed a gun doing a confrontation with another man who was picking asparagus in a ditch.

June 1st City of Wisconsin Rapids
A man called police and reported he was at a tavern in his boxers and wanted to go to jail, because he had nowhere to go and no pants. The man told police a friend threw his pants in a tree while he was swimming at the friend's house.

May 22nd Village of Shorewood
A 49-year-old man, described as intoxicated, was causing a disturbance in a grocery store telling people he had a pet snake in a bag. Police escorted the man out of the store but verified that the man did have a very small snake.

May 22nd City of Whitefish Bay
Police were called after a man became disorderly while demanding a refund because there was no cheese on his sandwich at Jimmy Johns. After police arrived, the cheese was added to his sandwich and the man left without further disruption".

May 30th City of Oak Creek
A male was taken into custody after he allegedly threatened his parents, shoved them, and threatened to fight any officers who were called to the home. The suspect was allegedly upset because his parents wouldn't allow him to go "hang out".

May 20th City of Menomonee Falls
A 40-year-old man was taken into custody after he damaged his mother's vegetable garden by pulling several plants out by the roots. The suspect was apparently angry with his mother and brother because they transplanted two small trees without his permission.

May 27th City of Beaver Dam
Someone called and reported to police that there was a man wearing a dress at Kwik Trip.

May 27th City of Beaver Dam
A man who bought and paid for a live hog online called police complained to police that the on-line business he bought it from doesn't exist and he never got his live hog.

May 30th Village of Port Edwards
Police responded to a report from someone in Ripple Creek Park of seeing a man talking to the trees.

May 30th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman called police to report that a neighbor attacked her boyfriend while he was on a riding lawnmower.
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may 31st

May 22nd City of Greenfield
Police were called to the Petco with three young boys were taking turtles out of their cages, then taking them into the restroom and watching them swim in the toilets.

May 23rd City of Wisconsin Rapids
A man called police and reported his neighbor woman threatened to have someone beat him up if he didn't stop photographing her dog's feces.

May 29th Village of Howard
A 30-year-old Suamico man, who had reportedly been drinking, crashed his car into a concrete highway barrier on the flyover connecting northbound I43 to northbound I41. The man then left his car and jumped over the guardrail, apparently not realizing he was 43 feet above the ground. Amazingly, the man was not seriously injured but did receive two broken wrists and an OWI.

May 18th Village of Jackson
Officers met with a 32-year-old woman who informed them that the man who used to live in the apartment below hers was half-human, half-demon.

May 20th City of Oak Creek
Police responded to a home after a woman reported a teenager was ringing her doorbell and then acting like a bush. The boy, who was wearing a camouflage ghillie suit, was given a verbal warning and turned over to his mother.

May 11th City of Menomonee Falls
Officers were called to the Hallmark Store where a man was caught in the act of shoplifting Wizard of Oz figurines.

May 22nd City of Beaver Dam
A resident called police to report seeing a 42-year-old man in Swan City Park wearing thermal underwear with tape around him, rolling on the ground and talking to people who are not there. The man was told not to do it again and banned from all city parks for 60 days.

May 10th City of Neenah
A caller reported her mother broke her phone and kept it. After speaking with the caller, she admitted the phone actually belonged to her mother.

May 29th City of Plymouth
A resident called police to report her neighbor is planting varmints in her yard.

May 23rd City of Beaver Dam
A woman reported to police that someone came to her residence and put a bobby pin in the doorbell so that it would not stop ringing.

May 23rd City of Beaver Dam
A woman on Henry Street called police to report seeing a man putting a long gun case in a car. A responding officer discovered that the "long gun case" was actually a pool cue.

May 14th City of Mayville
A 63-year-old man reported that his birdhouse, which had been placed on a 15-foot post, had been tipped over and ripped apart. The officer observed screw drivers, hammers, a cordless drill, a photo album and three peanut butter jars near the damaged bird house. The officer made contact with two twin 6-year-old boys who lived across the street who claimed they had been trying to “repair the birdhouse". The boys’ father paid $60 in restitution for the damages.
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may 27th

May 12th City of Waukesha
Two anonymous callers were concerned about a male they saw lying down on the sidewalk because they thought he might not be breathing. Officers spoke to the male, who said he lays down on the sidewalk from time to time when he gets tired while walking home. He told police he might make a sign saying, "It's OK, I'm not dead," to set out when he lays down on the sidewalk in the future to avoid any more confusion or concern.

May 19th City of Green Bay
Police responded to a report of a bare naked man running up the southbound ramp on Atkinson Drive.

May 18th City of Sheboygan
Police were called to retrieve a cocktail shaker left on a sidewalk.

May 7th City of Waukesha
A friendly gesture almost came to a bad ending around after a women told police some of her jewelry and a purse were stolen from her home. According to police, the woman found out after reporting the theft that her roommate had taken the items to be professionally cleaned for her for Mother's Day and returned them to the woman. The caller chose not press charges.

May 7th Village of Germantown
A caller reported finding a dead badger on the side of the road and asked if he could claim it. Police contacted the Wisconsin DNR who said that no one can legally possess a badger because it is an endangered species.

May 14th Village of Pewaukee
Police received a call from a man who complained that his McDonald's food was cold. Police contacted the McDonald's manager, who said that the man, who has made frivolous calls in the past, was no longer welcome at the restaurant.

May 15th Village of Pewaukee
A 25-year-old man "flipped off" a police officer while riding his bike in the middle the road. When the officer stopped him, the bicyclist explained he was upset about a previous arrest. A police report said the man ultimately apologized to the officer and promised not to flip him off ever again.

May 17th Village of Arpin
A woman reported finding between 25 to 35 bottles of a brownish liquid in what had been an empty dumpster. An investigation by a deputy determined the brownish liquid was chewing tobacco spit.

May17th Wood County
A caller reported someone in his neighborhood was chasing and hitting birds with sticks.

May 18th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A man reported a neighbor was watering his lawn and the caller thinks the neighbor's water is bad.

May 18th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A man called police and reported someone stole his car. Officers determined the man was drunk and suggested he take a nap and think really hard about the car's location.

May 16th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A man called police and reported he had been locked out of his apartment for about an hour and there is a pizza baking in his oven. Police were able to help the caller get back into his apartment, however, the pizza was believed to be a total loss.

May 16th Grand Rapids in Wood County
A police officer spoke to a property owner who had placed a pile of pine needles in the road. The woman told the officer she would have her son remove the pine needles from the road as soon as possible.

May 11th City of Antigo
Officers responded to a 911 hang up call. When they spoke to the male subject, he was given a stern warning about making 911 hang up calls. This was the sixth hang up call the man had made to 911 since December. The man was told he may receive a citation for misuse of 911 if he did it again. The man then told the officer that next time he was just going to say he was calling in a drunk driver. The officer then gave the man a warning about calling in false information.

May 14th City of Antigo
Police received a 911 call from a man who told them he was taking a nap and must've accidentally dialed 911 in his sleep. The call was the same man police gave a stern warning to three days earlier about misuse of 911. This was the man's 7th 911 call since December. He told officers to just give him a ticket. 12 minutes after police left the man's home...he called 911 again and hung up.

May 21st City of Sheboygan
A woman called police to report her granddaughter was out-of-control and trying to bite her.

May 13th City of Beaver Dam Police received a report that an intoxicated man drove up to the drive through window at Wendy's and tried to order a beer.
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may 16th

Photo is NOT the moped helmet wearer from story below.

May 7th City of Marshfield
A 78-year-old landlord came into the Police Department to a report a dispute with one of his tenants. The landlord alleged that, during an argument, the tenant flipped the top of landlord's moped helmet down and walked away. The tenant stated that he did not touch the 78-year-old landlord's moped helmet and that the helmet fell down on its own several times while the two were arguing.

May 9th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A resident called police to report that someone below his apartment was pushing his floor up. The caller also indicated that his upstairs neighbors were pushing his ceiling down.

May 11th City of Sheboygan
Police responded to a report of a man sitting outside of Wendy's, talking to himself and throwing water at passersby.

May 12th City of Marshfield
A man called police and reported his wife was throwing his items into the garbage contrary to a previous agreement made with officers that she would not throw away the man's things. The woman had reportedly thrown out her husband's nozzle.

May 14th City of Sheboygan
A vehicular chase on Kentucky Avenue ended with the driver throwing his hat over a fence.

May 6th Village of Pewaukee
A cleaning crew at the county technical college caught a student security officer in the act of eating two bags of potato chips and drinking a soda.

May 5th City of Delafield
A representative for an area company called police to report the theft of 600 pounds of used cooking oil.

April 25th City of Neenah
A caller reported a female walked out of the grocery store with a cart full of groceries she didn’t pay for. The woman then left the groceries sitting in the parking lot and got into a vehicle and left.

April 27th City of Neenah
The principal of a school called police and reported some sort of blue marker was used to write graffiti on different parts of the school. Based on the height of the graffiti, it is likely a fifth-grade student or younger and not gang related.

May 1st City of Neenah
A resident called police about a problem she was having with a robin's nest above her porch light. The birds are attacking her when she goes outside. She has requested assistance from the landlord and stated they are bird lovers so will not help her. An officer assisted in moving the robin’s nest to a nearby tree.

May 2nd City of Waukesha
A caller reported that the boy living in a neighboring apartment was yelling "I am going to kill you," and "I am going to stab you in the head." Police talked to the boy and he told them he was saying those things while playing a computer game with his on-line friend — not to anyone in the home. Police advised the boy to have more self-control.

May 7th City of Marshfield
A man told police that a woman threatened to have him incarcerated because he ate at Burger King instead of buying her son a new pair of shoes.
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