OMG PD: The Odd and Odder from Police Reports
A week when the streaker is the smartest one of the bunch.
If you think nothing interesting ever happens in the burbs, think again. Patch is highlighting some of the more unusual crime news from throughout southeastern Wisconsin in our feature, "OMG PD."
A naked student chose to jump the fence and run toward the field at the Waukesha North High School football game on Friday.
The incident, reported about 8:10 p.m., would have occurred about halftime. The Northstars were leading Mukwonago 10-0 at that time, scoring all 10 points in full uniform.
Why Not a Neon Sign Reading, “I Stole This”?
A Racine teen nearly succeeded in stealing, then selling, a PlayStation 3 last week.
The only things to identify him were his face on video surveillance, his ID, a text message he sent to a juvenile resident of the house where the theft occurred, and two witnesses.
Ignorance Might Be Bliss, But It’s a Lousy Defense
A Caledonia man faces two charges of receiving stolen property after a pair of stolen mini-excavators, each on a flatbed trailer, were found his backyard.
The man claimed he didn’t notice the $90,000 worth of equipment just outside his house, and had no idea how they got there.
John Chisolm Would Like to Ask You a Few Questions
A Lomira man’s story did not hold up to police scrutiny when questioned about his interest in a “Recall Walker” yard sign in Wauwatosa.
He tried to pass it off as a prank, saying that he was just standing by the sign for his daughter. Remarkably, the police saw through the ruse, and he admitted he was going to steal the sign. He was cited for trespassing.
The above items are from reports from local police departments. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.