If you think nothing interesting ever happens in the burbs, think again. Every week Patch highlights some of the more unusual crime news from throughout southeastern Wisconsin in our feature, "OMG PD."
Stupid, Yet Cathartic and Understandable
Green Bay Packers fans reacted to the playoff loss to the New York Giants with all manner of anguish. But not many would have taken measures this drastic.
When You’d Prefer to See An Angry Ex
In Caledonia, a man who had been overserved was trying to break into an apartment at 1 a.m. because he thought it was his. The person to whom it really belonged was not the sort of person you want to startle that way.
Once again in Caledonia, police arrested a 20-year-old for underage drinking after finding him walking down Highway 38. They tried to cite him and take him home, but he threw the citation twice and told police to “go catch some bad guys.”
Not Buying What He’s Selling. On Two Levels.
Telling police that you’re “not a bad person, I just smoke a lot of pot” is unlikely to engender sympathy, or a free pass.
Orientation Did Not Cover This
Just a week into a new job in Wauwatosa, a Greenfield woman arrived at the office to find what she believes was a cross-dresser lying between her desk and her wall.
Mom, Guess What I Learned at School Today!
A Milwaukee man crossing the street in front of a bus full of Maple Dale Elementary schoolchildren gave them a quick lesson that’s not part of any standard curriculum.
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.