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Police Report: Lawn Decorations Stolen, Locker Room Thefts

The latest reports from the Whitefish Bay Police Department.

A series of minor thefts were also reported throughout the village last week, including the theft of a concrete planter, Christmas decorations and thefts from a locker room.

  • A concrete planter valued at $3,000 was stolen from a front lawn in the 1900 block of E. Cumberland Boulevard sometime between 4 p.m. Jan. 10 and 4 p.m. Jan. 11.
  • A wire Christmas decoration valued at $50 was stolen from a lawn in the 4600 block of Lake Drive sometime between 9 p.m. Jan. 9 and 8 a.m. Jan. 11.
  • A white, black and red mountain bike valued at $150 was stolen from outside sometime between 7:40 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Jan 11.
  • Valuables were stolen from unlocked lockers in the men's locker room of the  Thursday night. A wallet and cell phone were taken from one locker, and a cell phone was taken from the other two lockers. Two of the victims believe their phones were stolen between 6:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Thursday.

In other Whitefish Bay police news:

  • In addition to the caused by the first major snow of the year Thursday, another accident happened later in the night at 10:20 p.m. Thursday at Hampton Road and Marlborough Drive. The accident was caused by one of the drivers not stopping at a flashing red light. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
  • A Whitefish Bay student was followed home by several other kids and pushed, called names and punched in the face one time at 3:35 p.m. Friday. Police counseled and warned the kids and parents involved.
A WFB Resident January 18, 2012 at 07:40 PM
Punched in the face, punched and made fun of. This is the 4th time some thing of this nature has been published this school year. What kind of kids are parents in this community raising? Nice.
A WFB Resident January 18, 2012 at 07:41 PM
BTW police. This is assault
stopthemadness January 18, 2012 at 08:50 PM
@AWFBRESIDENT Actually it's not assault. It would be battery but it also depends on the ages of the victim/suspects if they're like middle school age the you can't really do anything about it!
Desiree Erickson January 19, 2012 at 07:06 PM
The jsonline crime report for the Northshore contains a few more details on this incident. It involved five 13 -14 year old WFB boys and a 14 year old Milwaukee boy. Over the 21 years I've lived in WFB, I've seen quite a few incidents of groups of children behaving inappropriately and I respond by holding up my cell phone and telling them that I am calling the police if they don't stop what they are doing. I hope others react the same way.

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