Police Beat: Milwaukee Woman Tries Her Luck Twice, And Fails

Incidents from the Menomonee Falls police reports.

The problem with greed is that one can never really acquire enough to completely quench the feeling. However, a run in with police is a good way to help solve that predicament.

At 4:37 p.m. Friday, a 30-year-old woman walked into and stole an undetermined amount of clothing from the store. On Saturday, she returned at 11:30 a.m. and attempted to steal 18 clothing items from the store, but was stopped by an employee.

The woman fled the area in a purple Dodge Durango; however, she was caught on surveillance camera.

Police located the woman at her residence in Milwaukee and she was arrested and taken back to the . She was booked and cited for shoplifting.

Also in the reports:

  • At 11 p.m. Monday, a suspect stole a car stereo and a GPS unit from a vehicle parked in lot at Harley Davidson, W156N9000 Pilgrim Rd. The suspect caused roughly $100 in damage to the vehicle, and items stolen were valued at $175.
  • A 27-year-old woman was pushed into a wall by her husband at 11 p.m. Monday in a home on the W13000 block of Ranch Road. The 40-year-old man was arrested and released after posting bond.
  • Two Menomonee Falls men were arrested for underage drinking at 6:26 p.m. Monday at a residence on N8000 Manchester Drive. One man was also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after officers found a pipe on him. Both received municipal citations for their offenses.
  • A loaded shotgun shell was found at 1:43 p.m. Sunday in the garbage at Great Lakes Laundry, N90W16939 Appleton Ave.
  • At 7:57 a.m. Monday, police responded to a home on the N8000 block of Hayes Avenue for a 27-year-old man who had fallen down the stairs. The fall occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m., and the man was refusing medical treatment, but could not recognize his family. He was later transferred to the hospital due to his inability to care for himself.
  • At 8 a.m. Oct. 15 a 32-year-old Milwaukee man stole $23.64 from Paul’s Mobil, N56W13920 Silver Spring Dr. The man prepaid for $10 worth of gasoline, but endd up pumping $33.64 worth. The man said it was the clerk’s responsibility to stop the pump, and not his.
  • A 46-year-old woman’s vehicle was broken into at 12:56 p.m. Saturday while parked at the , N84W17501 Menomonee Ave. Within an hour, the suspect attempted to use the woman’s credit card at Mayfair Mall.
  • Police stopped a 24-year-old woman at 9:58 a.m. Saturday at the corner of Silver Spring Drive and Lilly Road. The woman was stopped for not having a front plate, and expired registration. Officers also found a small bag of marijuana in her possession, and she also had a valid warrant with the Waukesha Police Department. She was cited with possession of marijuana.
  • Between 4:33 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday, a silver Dodge Caravan was broken into while parked in the lot at , W180N9393 Premier Ln. A $10 gift card, a black purse, a checkbook and other items were stolen from the vehicle. The total amount of lost property is estimated at $190.


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