Officers from the Menomonee Falls Police Department on Friday set up a perimeter around the home of a highly intoxicated man who was threatening to cut off his toes.
Officers were dispatched to a home on the N8000 block of Thomas Drive at 12:37 p.m. Friday. According to reports, a 30-year-old man was threatening to cut his toes off and cauterize the wounds with a blowtorch. When officers arrived, they set up a perimeter around the home.
The man did not answer the door, but officers obtained a key from his girlfriend to check on his welfare. They found the man highly intoxicated and had injuries to his toes and thumb. The man took a preliminary breath test and had a blood-alcohol content of 0.44, which is more than five times the legal limit.
The man was transported to , and later to the Waukesha County Mental Health Facility.
Also in the reports:
- A 42-year-old Hartford man entered a 42-year-old Falls woman’s locked garage and stole a power tool sometime between midnight March 1 and 5:30 p.m. March 15. The man and woman had dated prior and had a business relationship. However, they were amidst an ongoing dispute over money, and the man stole to power tool to “send a message” to the woman. The tool was returned, but the man was ticketed for theft.
- At 2:57 p.m. Sunday, a police aide was called to the W14000 block of Menomonee Avenue for a lost backpack. A laptop, books, and unopened Christmas cards were found inside. The backpack was later turned over to its owner.
- At 2:42 p.m. Saturday, a 48-year-old woman reported that her boyfriend had pushed her into a bathtub in a home on the W16000 block of Main Street. The 46-year-old man was later located in Germantown and taken into custody.
- While conducting a follow-up at with an 18-year-old Menomonee Falls woman at 9:13 p.m. March 14, officers confirmed the woman had two felony warrants and was in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arrested and transported to jail.
- At 2:17 p.m. March 8, four suspects stole a coffee maker and three vacuum cleaners from . The suspects simply placed the items in a shopping cart and pushed it out the door without paying. The theft was caught on camera and the two were cited. Police are still working to find the remaining two.