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Police Report: Aug. 13

Aug. 13, 2012

THEFT

1The driver of a gray Chevrolet Blazer left without paying for $52 worth of gas at BP, W156 N11190 Pilgrim Road, at 11:40 a.m. Aug. 6.

2A 29-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart, W190 N9855 Appleton Ave., at 4:20 p.m. Aug. 9.

3The driver of a dark-colored Audi A8 left without paying for $78 worth of gas at Speedway, W178 N9653 Riversbend Lane, at 5:40 p.m. Aug. 9.

4The driver of a white Chevy Malibu left without paying for $41 worth of gas at Speedway, W178 N9653 Riversbend Lane, at 8:50 p.m. Aug. 9.

5A 23-year-old woman carrying her 3-year-old daughter was cited for shoplifting at Walmart, W190 N9855 Appleton Ave., at 8:55 p.m. Aug. 9.

6A 65-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting at Fleet Farm, N96 W18200 County Line Road, at 6 p.m. Aug. 10.

7A street sign was stolen at Pheasant Run and Thorn Apple Row between the late evening hours of Aug. 11 and 10 a.m. Aug. 12.

8A lawn mower was stolen in the W151 N11600 block of Valley Court between Aug. 9 and Aug. 12.

DRUG POSSESSION

9Three 17-year-old boys were arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at Alt Bauer Park, W165 N10749 Wagon Trail, at 9:35 p.m. Aug. 10.

10A 23-year-old man was arrested for possession of marijuana in the N132 W17300 block of Rockfield Road at 5:45 p.m. Aug. 11.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

11A 27-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving, second offense, after he lost control of his car and it left the roadway in the W196 N13700 block of Fond du Lac Avenue at 11:45 p.m. Aug. 10. His blood-alcohol content was unavailable.

ACCIDENTS

12A 19-year-old Milwaukee woman was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries after her SUV rolled over on northbound Highway 41 just north of County Line Road at 5:52 a.m. July 23. The woman was attempting to avoid a collision with a car that merged in front of her when she overcorrected and her vehicle rolled over. No one was cited in the accident.

13An 80-year-old Racine man was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries after he abruptly changed lanes, causing a three-car accident at Lannon and Maple roads at 11:37 a.m. Aug. 9. The drivers of the other vehicles were uninjured. The Racine man was cited for unsafe lane deviation.

14A 48-year-old Germantown woman was arrested for drunken driving, hit and run and driving with a suspended license after she rear-ended a car stopped at County Line Road and Appleton Avenue, then maneuvered her car over the median and crossed traffic to flee the scene at 12:40 p.m. Aug. 3. A few minutes later, she was found speeding on Mequon Road, where she fled officers who attempted to stop her car. Officers pursued her vehicle, conducted a high-risk stop and took the woman into custody.

15A 56-year-old Hartland woman was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries after her car was rear-ended by a vehicle at Pilgrim and Donges Bay roads shortly after 5 a.m. Aug. 5. The driver of the striking vehicle, a 21-year-old Milwaukee man, told police he fell asleep before striking the other car. He was taken to the hospital with injuries and was cited for inattentive driving and a seat belt violation.

VANDALISM

16A caller reported someone removed four of five lug nuts on his car while it was parked at Walmart, W190 N9855 Appleton Ave., causing the wheel to fall off on Capitol Drive at 10:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Police reviewed surveillance video from the store but did not see anyone remove the lug nuts or approach his vehicle.

OTHER

17The driver of a Honda hit a woman in the face with a drink in the W159 N11000 block of Legend Avenue at 2:50 p.m. Aug. 6. The driver, who was speeding, threw the drink at the victim after she told him to slow down.

18A 50-year-old resident of the W211 N11000 block of Hilltop Drive was cited for disorderly conduct after he called police officers obscene names during a phone conversation shortly after 5 p.m. Aug. 6. He had called police to report trouble with his siblings, then began to call the officer vulgar names.

19A counterfeit $10 bill was passed at Pick 'n Save, N112 W16200 Mequon Road, before 2:50 p.m. Aug. 9.

20A counterfeit $20 bill was passed at Speedway, W164 N11233 Squire Drive, before 4:40 p.m. Aug. 9.

21A resident in the W196 N11400 block of Shadow Wood Drive called police after an opossum got stuck in his bird feeder at 8:25 a.m. Aug. 11. An officer responded and set the opossum free.

22A 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were arrested for underage drinking after a resident reported someone lying in her front yard in the N106 W15800 block of Creek Terrace at 6:55 a.m. Aug. 13.

FIRE CALLS

23Police and firefighters responded to a vehicle fire at Mequon Road and Forest Drive at 1:42 p.m. July 28. The driver of the car, a 71-year-old Cedarburg woman, told police she pulled over after her car malfunctioned, and then was told by a passerby that her car was on fire. Firefighters responded and put out the fire. No one was injured.

24Police, fire and utility workers responded to a water main break between Mohawk and Council Bluffs drives at 4:25 p.m. Aug. 7. Roads were closed and some residents and businesses had limited water pressure until the main was fixed by the water department.

25Police and fire department personnel responded to a gas leak at Countryview Apartments, N96 W16130 County Line Road, shortly after 3 p.m. Aug. 9. A fire department official determined the leak was coming from a gas water heater. The gas was shut down until the apartment complex management could repair the leak.

Germantown police responded to two domestic violence calls and assisted with 13 rescue calls between Aug. 5 and Aug. 13.

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