Police Report: Nov. 21

Published on: 11/20/2013

1 A man who parked his car at Family Dollar, 139 E. Broadway St., called police at 7:06 p.m. Nov. 12 saying a woman pointed a gun at him for no reason. When police met with the man he said he came to Family Dollar and left his keys in the ignition and walked to Family Video. He said he walked through the lot toward White Rock Avenue to visit his mother and was approached by an unknown woman "who looked at him with a menacing look." The man originally told police she had a gun, but later changed his story. Police asked why he would leave his keys in his car ignition and walk to his mother's instead of parking at her house. The man said, "Cuz there ain't no parking over there and this way I can get my daily stroll in." According to the report, the man made up the story to get his ex girlfriend back who according to the report, took his keys out of his van.

2 A resident at 2112 Macarthur Road called police at 6:49 p.m. after he came home and found his door forced open and things moved around.

3 A woman came into the Waukesha Police Department, 1901 Delafield St., at 5 p.m. Nov. 12 to report fraud. She said a men named James Silver and Tom Topper called her wanting her to purchase $500 in Walmart gift cards. The woman said the men told her to buy the cards and call them back and they would send someone to her house to pick them up. The woman said the men told her they would give her "5 something million and a Mercedes Benz." The woman actually lives in New Berlin and police told her to contact the New Berlin police if she was contacted again.

4 Burglary was reported at 133 Lasalle St. #B at 2:01 p.m. Nov. 12. The caller said there were no signs of forced entry but $700 in cash, medication and clothes were taken.

5 An employee at Hallmark, 2120 E. Moreland Blvd., called police at 1:55 p.m. Nov. 12. They said a man "attempted to pass a washed $5 bill that was reprinted as $100." The clerk refused the sale and the suspect left with the bill.

6 A storage unit was broken into at 1925 Bonnie Lane #103 and a bike was reported taken at 12:01 p.m. Nov. 12.

7 A resident at 101 Kilps Court E called police at 9:12 a.m. Nov. 12 to report that someone entered her house over the weekend and stole several items.

8 Police were called to 2109 Kensington Drive at 4:19 a.m. Nov. 14 on a report of a possible fight between a man and woman. The caller said they could hear a male yelling at a female and what sounded like slapping noises. When police arrived at an apartment at this address they contacted the resident who said he was alone singing and taking shots of tequila to celebrate his 39th birthday. Police checked the apartment to confirm the man was alone and left him to enjoy his birthday but advised him on being too loud.

9 A resident at 212 Harrison Ave. #A called police at 5:18 a.m. Nov. 15 to report burglary. The caller said she woke up to find her purse missing. She thinks someone gained entry to her home from a basement door.

10 A basement window at 854 Martin St. was reported broken at 12:50 p.m. Nov. 14. The caller said the top of a safe inside was broken off and items were taken.

11 A resident at 315 S. Hartwell Ave. called police at 8:10 p.m. Nov. 17. They said they just returned from a two week vacation and two televisions and possibly some jewelry are missing from the home. They said there are no signs of forced entry, but there is mud on the carpet.

12 A caller at 1704 Patricia Lane called police at 2:18 p.m. Nov. 17 to report a suspicious person. They said they saw a man wearing army pants and boots with a pitch fork go to the dead end of the road and was possibly burying something. Police weren't able to locate anything suspicious.

13 A landlord at 1263 W. Sunset Drive called police at 10:41 a.m. Nov. 17 to report their tenant moved out and took the stove and refrigerator.

14 An employee at 1445 White Rock Ave. called police at 10:13 p.m. Nov. 15 just to report it was suspicious that four men came in and bought 35 cents worth of gas. The caller said they didn't do anything wrong, but thought it was strange that they rang up 33 cents in gas, paid 35 cents and said to keep the change.

15 A resident at 148 S. East Ave. called police at 5:06 p.m. Nov. 15 to say sometime the night before someone broke into their house and stole a laptop and Kindle.

16 A resident at 1925 Bonnie Lane called police at 4:53 p.m. Nov. 18 and said someone stole gas from her gas tank.