Wednesday, May 15, 2013
About $5,000 in property was stolen from a home in the 4900 block of Oakland Avenue at 10:58 a.m. May 7.
A man living in the 4900 block of Oakland Avenue was taking a shower on a Tuesday morning when he heard strangers in his house. At 10:58 a.m. on May 7, he heard what sounded like a 19-year-old man yell "Let's get the (expletive) out of here!" Then he heard them run down the front stairs and out of the house, slamming the front door behind them, according to the police report. They stole $5,000 worth of property, including a laptop computer and expensive golf clubs from the unlocked entryway of the house. They also stole two bicycles that had been cabled together outside of the house. Whitefish Bay police were able to gather partial fingerprints from the scene, but have so far been unable to find the burglar. Neighboring residents did not …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Last week's police logs also show electronics were stolen from United Methodist Church and a home on Glendale Avenue was burglarized.
Rocks were thrown through the windows of two different cars on the east side of the village late Friday night: In other Whitefish Bay police news:
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Burglaries have been an increasing problem in Shorewood, Whitefish Bay, Fox Point and the east side of Milwaukee.
The second burglary of the past month was reported last week in Whitefish Bay, this time on Ardmore Avenue. Burglaries have been increasing across the North Shore area recently, with nine burglaries in two weeks in Shorewood; one Whitefish Bay burglary on Cramer Street on Sept. 24; two in Fox Point and an increasing number on Milwaukee's East Side. The burglary in the 4800 block of Ardmore Avenue reportedly occurred overnight between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. Oct. 3. The burglars took a laptop, an iPod Nano and a Memorex microsystem for an iPod. The intruder appeared to enter the house by cutting a window screen and entering through an inner window, which was unlocked and opened about an inch to air out the house, according to the police report. …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
A laptop, briefcase and wallets were stolen from a house on Cramer Street last week.
A Whitefish Bay home was struck by a burglar in the middle of the night last week while the residents were upstairs. Whitefish Bay police responded to the 4600 block of Cramer Street shortly after receiving a report of a burglary at 4:33 a.m. Sept. 24. One of the residents told police he was startled by a sound at 4 a.m. Sept. 24. He went downstairs and saw that the back motion light was on, and about 18 minutes later, he heard what sounded like a car door closing. The resident then went back downstairs and discovered that his laptop, briefcase and wallets containing cash and credit cards were missing, according to the police report. The homeowner told police he last saw the items when he went to bed at 11 p.m. the night before. The …
Monday, July 30, 2012
Drunk driving, racist propaganda and a fistfight also made the Whitefish Bay police log last week.
Whitefish Bay police investigated a burglary and a theft from vehicle that occurred last week. Police also stopped a potential burglary from occurring: In other Whitefish Bay police news:
Monday, July 23, 2012
A CVS wine thief and a bird house burglary were also among the reports Whitefish Bay police responded to last week.
A television and a recorder were stolen in a burglary that occured at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the 1500 block of East Hampton Avenue. Whitefish Bay police have identified a 28-year-old Milwaukee man as the suspect. The man entered the house by forcing a first floor window air conditioner out of the window. Whitefish Bay police have also received information from Wauwatosa police about the man's involvement in two burglaries in Wauwatosa. In other police news:
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
An unidentified burglar smashed a glass door in the Berkeley Building to steal a safe containing cash and checks sometime Friday night or Saturday morning.
The owners of Indulge Studios arrived at their building at 407 E. Silver Spring Dr. to find smashed glass and a missing safe Saturday morning. The burglary occurred sometime between 10 p.m. Friday night and 7:45 a.m. Saturday morning. The glass door in the first floor of the main hallway was smashed to gain entry to the business. The only item taken was a $200 safe containing $221 in cash and checks totaling $647.86. Police are continuing to investigate the burglary, and Patch will provide more details about the burglary when a full report is released.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Whitefish Bay police are investigating two burglaries on the west end of the village last week. In both cases, the burglar entered through an unsecured window.
Whitefish Bay police continue to investigate two home burglaries reported last week: With the warmer weather, the village is reminding residents to take extra safety precautions:
Friday, June 8, 2012
The latest in Whitefish Bay police reports also includes a drunk driver failing to yield to a pedestrian and evidence of a home entry on Bartlett.
Three Whitefish Bay teenagers were caught by police after they spray-painted graffiti on several doors at Whitefish Bay High School. The two 18-year-old men and a 17-year-old boy were arrested shortly after the incident occurred at 10:20 p.m. May 30. All three were cited with underage drinking and criminal damage to property. Whitefish Bay custodians spent five hours cleaning up the damage, totaling $250 in restitution. Drunk driver doesn't yield to pedestrian A 62-year-old Whitefish Bay man's blood alcohol content was double the legal limit when he failed to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk at Marlborough Drive and Birch Avenue, near the Whitefish Bay Library, at 3:10 p.m. May 29. He was taken into custody for operating while …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
They tried to burglarize a Fox Point garage, then led police on a chase using the K9 unit that ended near Cardinal Stritch University.
After a lengthy chase through Fox Point, a Whitefish Bay and Glendale teen were cited after stealing a jeep and rummaging through a Fox Point garage. At 7 p.m. Jan. 8, a woman in the 200 block of West Indian Creek Court in Fox Point returned home to find a young man running down her driveway from the open garage, jump into a Jeep and take off. According to the Fox Point police report, the driver of the Jeep actually waved to the homeowner as she drove into the driveway. After the teen took off, she went into the garage and noticed the passenger-side door of her husband's car was ajar. A leather wallet with no money in it was missing from the car. While a Fox Point officer was interviewing the woman, a dispatcher told officers that Glendale…