Monday, April 29, 2013
Phone chargers, money and other items were stolen from vehicles in the south end of the village Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.
The south end of the village was hit by a string of auto entries Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. The thieves broke the windows of three cars, and entered another 11 cars by opening unlocked car doors. Here are the details of the auto entries reported to Whitefish Bay police:
Monday, November 26, 2012
Police have apprehended suspects that may be responsible for the recent spree of thefts from unlocked cars across the village.
Two weeks ago, on a Friday night when a dozen vehicles were entered, a Whitefish Bay police officer responded to a resident's call about a suspicious man on Woodruff Avenue. After arriving in the area, the police officer saw a man walk up several driveways in the 4800 block of Elkhart Avenue to look into vehicles. In one driveway, the man seemed to find something that caught his interest, so he opened the driver's door, got in the vehicle and started rummaging through the center console. The officer then arrested the man at gunpoint at 11:46 p.m. on Nov. 9. The 20-year-old Milwaukee man told the officer he was looking for change because he was homeless and hungry. Before he was arrested, he told officers that he looked into about 20 cars…
Monday, November 12, 2012
Twelve vehicles were hit on Bay Ridge and Kent avenues, but police did catch a suspect entering a car on Elkhart Avenue during the same time period.
More than a dozen vehicles were entered overnight Friday in the west end of Whitefish Bay. The good news is Whitefish Bay police were able to catch one man in the act. According to Whitefish Bay police reports, an officer caught a 20-year-old Milwaukee man walking into yards, looking in vehicles, and eventually entering a vehicle parked in a driveway in the 4800 block of North Elkhart Avenue at 11:53 p.m. Friday. The man was arrested for theft, receiving stolen property and loitering. Whitefish Bay Police Chief Michael Young, who was sworn in today, said the department is investigating the suspect's potential link to other recent auto entries in the village, including 12 auto entries over the weekend on Bay Ridge Avenue and Kent Avenue:
Monday, November 5, 2012
Credit cards, electronics and loose change were stolen from some cars, while other cars were rummaged through without any theft.
Unlocked vehicles continue to be targeted in Whitefish Bay. In last week's police report, 20 vehicles were reportedly entered in the time between Oct. 21 through Oct. 29. Two cars were stolen and eventually recovered in Milwaukee. Shorewood police have also seen recent car break-ins and auto thefts. Whitefish Bay police received another 10 reports of illegal vehicle entries in the past week:
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:
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The latest reports from the Whitefish Bay Police Department.
Five teenagers were cited for underage drinking Saturday night on the 4800 block of North Larkin Street. Police were called to the house at 11:17 p.m. when a girl was heard screaming in an argument with her boyfriend. Both the boy and girl had left by the time police arrived. In other Whitefish Bay police news: