Police Report: Dec. 26

Dec. 26, 2011


An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen during a burglary at Carl's Catering, 5110 W. Loomis Road, the night of Dec. 19.

An air compressor, a Disney toy box, bottles of liquor and miscellaneous other items were stolen from a locked garage in the 5500 block of West Allerton Avenue between 6:30 p.m. Dec. 20 and 6 a.m. Dec. 21. The side door to the garage was pushed in to gain entry.


A 28-year-old man was arrested after he was seen concealing video games at Best Buy, 4610 S. 76th St., at 10:42 a.m. Dec. 19.

A boy was arrested for shoplifting at Pick 'n Save, 4279 S. 76th St., at 1:47 p.m. Dec. 19.

A resident's credit card was used fraudulently in South Milwaukee, Oak Creek and Racine after it was lost at Speedway on 60th Street and Layton Avenue prior to 6:25 p.m. Dec. 19.

A resident's credit card was used fraudulently to make online purchases. The owner reported the thefts at 7 p.m. Dec. 19.

A catalytic converter was stolen off a vehicle in the 5300 block of West Forest Home Avenue prior to 8:30 a.m. Dec. 20.

A 29-year-old man was arrested at Greenfield News & Hobby, 6815 W. Layton Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 20 for receiving stolen property. A woman wanted for passing numerous bad checks at the business fled on foot.

Mail was reported stolen from a residential mailbox in the 3800 block of South 35th Street at 1:31 p.m. Dec. 20.

An employee reported two unidentified people had shoplifted a camera at Art's Cameras Plus, 4981 S. 76th St., at 2:25 p.m. Dec. 20. The suspects, described as two black males, fled westbound on Holmes Avenue in a maroon Cadillac. Police have a license plate number and are investigating.

Two unidentified black females were seen shoplifting at Plato's Closet, 7820 W. Layton Ave., at 6 p.m. Dec. 20. Police checked the area but were unable to find them.

A political campaign sign was stolen from a yard in the 5800 block of South 43rd Street the evening of Dec. 20.

A 27-year-old woman and a 33-year-old woman were arrested for shoplifting after they were seen concealing underwear and watches at Kmart, 4601 S. 27th St., at 10:50 p.m. Dec. 20.

An unidentified person shoplifted merchandise at Aldi, 4615 W. Layton Ave., at 12:19 p.m. Dec. 21. The thief is described as a 6-foot-4, black male weighing about 280 pounds and wearing a brown "Roca" jacket, blue hat and glasses. He fled on foot.

Prescription medication was reported stolen from a home in the 4600 block of South 109th Street at 3:57 p.m. Dec. 21.

A woman's purse was stolen at JoAnn Fabrics, 7305 W. Southridge Drive, prior to 10 p.m. Dec. 21.

Metal parts were stolen from two air-conditioning units in the 3400 block of West Alvina Avenue prior to 10 a.m. Dec. 22.

A backpack was reported stolen from a locked car in the 6100 block of West Layton Avenue at 10:17 a.m. Dec. 22.

A 2008 Pontiac G8 was stolen in the 3600 block of South 108th Street prior to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 22.

A resident's credit card was used fraudulently. It was reported at 2:28 p.m. Dec. 22.


A 33-year-old woman was cited for possession of marijuana after police arrested her for shoplifting at Kmart, 4601 S. 27th St., at 10:50 p.m. Dec. 20. She also was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant.

A 20-year-old man was arrested for possession of marijuana in the 6000 block of West Layton Avenue at 2:08 p.m. Dec. 22.

A 20-year-old man was cited for possession of heroin after police took him into custody during a warrant arrest in the 4600 block of South 49th Street at 10:20 p.m. Dec. 22.


A 45-year-old woman was arrested for drunken driving in the 4600 block of West Morgan Avenue at 1:49 a.m. Dec. 22. Her blood-alcohol content was unavailable at press deadline.

A 40-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving in the 4100 block of West Loomis Road at 2:56 a.m. Dec. 22. He was taken to the hospital for a blood draw, the results of which were unavailable at press deadline.


A car's windows were smashed and three of its tires slashed in the 9800 block of West Layton Avenue between 4 p.m. Dec. 18 and 5:45 a.m. Dec. 19.

Two milkshakes were thrown at a vehicle in the 4400 block of South 51st Street the night of Dec. 18.

A vehicle's tire was slashed in the 5000 block of South Greenbrook Terrace the evening of Dec. 20.

A vehicle struck a Greenfield street sign, an AT&T converter box for underground cable and an electrical pole in the 3100 block of South 100th Street prior to 1:30 a.m. Dec. 21. Police checked the area but were not able to find the offender.

A vehicle struck and damaged a mailbox in the 4600 block of South 36th Street at 10:35 p.m. Dec. 21.


Two 24-year-old men, a 39-year-old man and a 43-year-old man were arrested for disorderly conduct after they got into a fight and one of the suspects armed himself with a knife at Genesis Family Restaurant, 3740 S. 108th St., at 2:23 a.m. Dec. 10. Two of the men attempted to run off, but they were taken into custody in the back parking lot.

A woman threatened to come through the drive-thru and beat up an employee because the drive-thru line was taking too long at Burger King, 4555 W. Forest Home Ave., prior to 4:35 p.m. Dec. 19. The employee gave the license plate number of the woman's vehicle to police.

An 18-year-old man and a male juvenile were cited for obstructing an officer after they came to pick up property (a knife) and gave an alias at the Greenfield Police Department, 5300 W. Layton Ave., at 1:44 p.m. Dec. 22.

Greenfield police responded to one domestic violence call and assisted with two rescue calls between Dec. 19 and Dec. 22.

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