June 17th City of Portage
A woman on Armstrong Street called police to report a theft of French fries. The woman told police she was walking from the Friendly Tavern with an order of fries when someone approached her and told her she either had to give him the fries or get into a truck. She told the officer she chose to give the man the fries.
June 14th Town of Harrison
A Firelane 9 resident called police to report someone put a homemade Scott Walker sign in their yard without their permission nine days after the recall election. The caller told police they have a suspect in mind.
June 22nd City of Waupun
Police responded to a report of parents lighting sparklers for their children on East Main Street. Police found no laws being broken.
June 11th Village of Sherwood
Police responded to a report of a large black umbrella lying in a ditch.
June 24th Village of Bowler
Police received a report of a porcupine named “Spike” gnawing on the foundation of the Education Center on the Stockbridge Munsee reservation. Shawano County Sheriff’s Deputies were told the porcupine would be difficult to capture because he is quite intelligent.
June 29th City of Mequon
An 82-year-old man was cited for disorderly conduct at a water park. The man became angry with a woman who was sitting on the edge of the pool with her legs in the water, saying she was blocking his swimming lane and cursed at her in both Russian and English.
June 23rd City of Beaver Dam
Police investigated a report that a man dropped off a live animal in a trap on Park Avenue. Police found the “live animal” in the trap was actually a bag of soda cans.
June 22nd City of Wauwatosa
A 48-year-old man was arrested for retail theft after allegedly stealing a package of breast pump bags and then returning them for a refund.
June 21st City of Wauwatosa
Police received a report of a man “wearing a full winter hat, two shirts and heavy green overcoat”. The man told the investigating officer he just always wears coats and he was wearing a hat because he HATES his hair!
June 16th City of Glendale
A 72-year-old Neshkoro man was arrested for disorderly conduct during a recital at Cardinal Stritch University. The woman sat in front of the man and while whispering to friends, he yelled at her to quit jumping around. When she whispered again to a friend, he smacked her on the back of the head.
June 20th City of Portage
Police investigated a report of the theft of $2 in cash from a Henry Drive home. A 29-year-old woman was cited for obstructing an officer after she allegedly lied to police during the investigation of the missing $2.00.
June 24th City of Portage
Police investigated a report of overly aggressive sales tactics by children selling Kool-Aid on West Franklin Street.
June 20th City of Wauwatosa
A 32-year-old man was arrested for vandalism after he spread honey across a desk, damaged a computer mouse pad and threw a Bible and religious brochures on a desk at Hall Automotive. A nail had been driven through the bible, the brochures and the mouse pad to bind them together. When apprehended and searched, the man was found to be carrying a backpack full of chicken bones.