Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Police say a Shorewood home was burglarized, with entry gained through a rear window, and TVs, laptops and other electronics stolen.
More than $1,700 in property was stolen from a Shorewood home during a daytime burglary on Friday. Police say there were signs of forced entry to a locked rear window of the house in the 2200 block of East Beverly Road. The burglary occurred sometime between 8:10 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. An $800 TV, $500 laptop and $150 iPod were among a list of items taken, totaling $1,780. Nobody was home at the time of the burglary and police have no suspects.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
A roundup of the latest from the Shorewood police log.
Police arrested a man Friday in connection with a string of car break-ins and a burglary at Blockbuster Video. According to police, the man entered the locked front entrance to the video store located at 4108 N. Oakland Ave. at 3:32 a.m. by pushing through window panels next to the door, causing $500 in damage to the frame. He quickly fled the store, however, after the alarm system activated, police say, leaving the scene empty-handed. Police say he was later found, around 3:40 a.m., in the rear parking lot of the River Park Apartments, 1600 E. River Park Ct., in possession of stolen property from a illegally entered car. Several cars were found illegally entered in the parking lot, according to police. They were all unlocked at the time. …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Shorewood police are slated to meet with the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office soon to discuss possible charges.
Milwaukee police have arrested a man, believed to be connected to a burglary at Luther Memorial Chapel, according to Shorewood police. The man was arrested last week during an unrelated incident. Shorewood police are slated to meet with the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office soon to discuss possible charges. On March 28, more than $1,200 in property was taken during a burglary at the Shorewood church located at 3833 N. Maryland Ave., including a laptop, Apple iPhone and Bible.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Items worth more than $1,200 were taken Thursday during a burglary at Shorewood's Luther Memorial Chapel.
More than $1,200 in property was taken Thursday during a burglary at a Shorewood church. Sometime between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., Luther Memorial Chapel, 3833 N. Maryland Ave., was entered and $1,260 worth of property was taken, according to police. Police say a laptop, Apple iPhone, leather bag, books and a Bible were snatched from an office in the church. Church officials told police the office was locked, but police say there were no signs of forced entry. A police investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Police say a double pane window on the business at 1602 E. Capitol Dr. was cracked, the window trim removed and the window taken down to gain entry.
More than $2,000 in cash and several packs of cigarettes were pocketed overnight on Thursday, during a burglary at Shorewood’s Citgo gas station. According to the police report, sometime between 9 p.m. on Wednesday and 6:46 a.m. on Thursday, a double pane window on the business at 1602 E. Capitol Dr. was cracked, the window trim removed and the window taken down to gain entry. Once inside, 30 packs of Newport cigarettes worth $224, several cigars and $2,195 in cash were stolen. A police investigation is ongoing. The gas station has been targeted in burglaries in the past, particularly two incidents a little over a year ago, where bricks were thrown through the front door and a combined $2,650 worth of cigarettes stolen.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
An apartment until in the 3900 block of North Cramer Street was burglarized Friday night, though nothing was reported stolen.
An apartment unit in the 3900 block of North Cramer Street was burglarized late Friday night, according to police. Police say just before midnight, several exterior windows were smashed out to gain entry to the apartment unit. However, nothing was found missing. A police investigation is ongoing. Shorewood residents have fallen victim to a rash of home burglaries over the past several months. Click here for safety tips from police.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Police say a burglar made off with a cable box, red leather bag and black purse containing a debit card, swipe key card and keys to Shorewood High School.
A Shorewood woman came upon a man in the act of burglarizing her home Monday night, according to police. At approximately 9:45 p.m. police say the man used an unlocked front door to illegally enter the home on the 1800 block of East Jarvis Street. There he stole a black AT&T cable box, red leather bag and black purse containing a debit card, swipe key card and keys. Officers were called and dispatched but were unable to locate the suspect. A police investigation into the burglary is ongoing. In the wake of a slew of home burglaries in the past several months, police are reminding residents to take measures to avoid becoming a victim including locking doors and windows and keeping porch and entranceways well-lit. Click here for more tips.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The village has experienced a slew of home burglaries, including 14 in one month, but this is the first reported incident since Oct. 30.
Police say owners of a home in the 2200 block of East Newton Avenue didn’t realize their home had been burglarized overnight on Sunday until a stolen credit card was used fraudulently. Along with the credit card, a $40 purse, checkbook and personal identification were taken when the unlocked home was entered through a side door sometime between 10 p.m. on Sunday and 7 a.m. on Monday. The village has experienced a slew of home burglaries, including 14 in one month, but this is the first reported incident since Oct. 30.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Police say two purses were stolen from the dining room table of a North Stowell Avenue home while its residents were in another room.
Shorewood's 12th home burglary in just a little more than a month came Thursday as a home was illegally entered while residents were in another room. The burglary occurred sometime between 5 and 7 p.m. at a home on the 4400 block of North Stowell Avenue. Police say two purses were snatched from a dining room table. Entry was gained through an unlocked back door. The purses contained two wallets, $100 in cash, a $200 iPod Nano, cell phone, medication and credit cards that were used to rack up fraudulent charges. Residents told police they didn't see the culprit(s), but the family dog started barking when the home was illegally entered.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Police are still gathering details on items stolen from a North Oakland Avenue yoga over the weekend, but say the burglary isn't connected to the nine the village had experienced over the last few weeks.
Police say the door to a local yoga studio was pried open and the business burglarized sometime over the weekend. The owner of CYGA Yoga reported that sometime between 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and 7:25 a.m. on Sunday the business at 3575 N. Oakland Ave. was illegally entered and property taken from its business office. An exterior door was unlocked but an interior door was forced open to gain entry. Police say they are still gathering details on the items stolen from the business and possible damage done to the property. There are no indications that the burglary is connected to the several Shorewood had experienced over the past few weeks, according to police.