July 12th Dane County
A 26-year-old woman with a box full of guinea pigs walked into a pet store and tried to put her guinea pigs in with the store guinea pigs. When the store manager told her she couldn't do that, the woman became angry and told him it was not his store but rather it "belongs to the animals". When police arrived, they tried to coax the woman out of the store. However, the woman yelled "I am sorry, my babies" and hurled the box of guinea pigs at officers. Police arrested the woman. The box of guinea pigs were unharmed.
August 14th Town of Emmet
A resident called the sheriff’s department to report someone has left empty McDonald's bags in his driveway. The area McDonald's was contacted to have them check their surveillance video recordings to see if they could identify a suspect based on the time on the receipt left in one of the bags. Deputies were unable to obtain the security video needed to aid in the investigation at this time.
August 15th City of Sheboygan
Police were called to a residence where a drunk mother and daughter were cutting watermelon. The drunken mother reportedly became angry and grabbed the knife. When police arrived the mom was in the backyard and the rest of the family was hiding.
August 9th Town of Menasha
An officer was sent to a residence on Ann Street around 11:30pm after a neighbor called to report loud music. The officer had spoken with two women outside and told them to tell the people inside to turn the music down. A short time later the music was turned up even louder than before. A person looked outside but refused to open the door. When asked to turn the music down, the man replied that all cops are "fascist pigs" and proceeded to turn the music even louder. The man then began chanting on a microphone, "I know my rights. I know my rights." A citation for loud music was issued to the resident.
August 16th Dane County
Police were called to the Henry Villas Zoo after a 24-year-old woman who loves giraffes, climbed over a fence into the giraffe enclosure. Wally, a two-year-old, 12 foot tall giraffe, licked the woman's cheek before turning around and kicking her in the face. The woman was not seriously injured. It is unclear if the kick to the face dampened her love of the tall mammals.
August 7th City of Franklin
Several condominium residents called police and reported they were yelled and sworn at by another resident. Officers determined the man was angry over the placement of bird feeders.
August 5th Village of Shorewood
Police were called to break up a disturbance between two men who were fighting over one of them using the other man's laundry detergent.
August 6th City of Oak Creek
A man called police after he confronted an unknown male who entered his parked car in an apartment complex parking lot and stole a quarter. When the caller told him to put the money back the suspect fled on foot with the quarter leaving behind his bicycle.
August 7th City of Wauwatosa
Police were called to the Boston Store where they arrested a male construction worker for concealing lingerie and a bottle of nail polish in an empty cordless drill case while remodeling the store.
August 3rd City of Waukesha
A man called police and told them he had misplaced his prescription medication and wanted an officer to bring a drug sniffing dog to his house to find it.
August 4th City of Waukesha
A caller told police he could hear neighbors arguing and pounding on the walls. Police learned the argument between a man and woman was over whether to leave the back entry door open or closed.
August 4th City of Waukesha
A resident call police at 11:30 PM to complain that his neighbor was showering too loud. He also told officers that he felt 11:30 PM was an “unreasonable time for people to be awake”.
August 6th City of Waukesha
Four people called police after hearing a man screaming. The man told police he was just excited about having a winning scratch-off lottery ticket.
August 12th Town of Oak Grove
A man called the Dodge County sheriff’s department to report a stray chicken keeps coming on his property and defecating on his porch.