April 3rd City of Marshfield
Police responded to a report from a Buyer’s Guide employee of telephone abuse. The employee reported receiving numerous vulgar voice mail messages from a 55-year-old man who did not receive a Buyers’ Guide newspaper.
March 28th City of Stevens Point
A caller told police that members of the household found a 38-year-old man sleeping on their couch. Police determined the man had sleep-walked to their house and had no idea how he’d gotten there.
March 31st City of Wisconsin Rapids
A man reported his neighbor was drunk, pounding on his door and threatening to harm him. The drunken neighbor later called saying he was angry that someone was drilling holes into his walls.
March 30th City of Waupun
A man driving by Main and Bly streets called police to report he saw a man in black digging through the garbage bin out by the curb. A responding officer discovered the man was just looking for his fiancé’s grandmother’s obituary.
March 28th City of Oak Creek
Police were called after a woman at Kohl’s Department Store told a boy repeatedly that his shoelaces were untied. The boy’s mother told the woman they would take care of it, but as they were leaving the store the woman said “I’ll show you what happens if you don’t tie your shoes,” and then stepped on the boy’s shoelaces, causing him to trip into his mother. The boy was not injured.
March 25th City of Waukesha
Police were called because a woman reported her UPS package was stolen off her front porch. The UPS website said it was signed for by “Shrek.”
March 22nd City of Glendale
A man was arrested for drunken driving and refusal to take a breath test after he was seen driving erratically. An officer followed him with lights and siren but the man kept driving. When he finally pulled over and the officer pulled up behind him, he backed into the squad car, but there was no damage. Just then his phone rang and the man grabbed a garage door opener, put it to his ear and said, “Hello, hello.”
March 23rd City of Shorewood
A man was arrested for theft of three registration stickers he cut from license plates. The man, who was already intoxicated at noon, was asked how long he’d been drinking. The man replied, “Since 1976.”