OMG PD: The Odd and Odder From Police Reports
Families stick together, though not always with the best results.
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."
The 13-Year-Old Was Left There On Purpose, However
Much to her embarrassment — but to understanding nods from some other parents — a woman left a Brookfield Walgreens without her 3-year-old daughter.
She returned five minutes later to retrieve the girl.
It’s 11 p.m., Do You Care Where Your Children Are?
Police in Greenfield were shocked to learn two boys — ages 12 and 15, or possibly 13 and 16 — were camping out in front of Best Buy beginning Tuesday, in anticipation of Black Friday.
Their mother defended them, saying the 16-year-old had done it “in another state we were at.”
Only 2,926 More to Go, Per the 2010 Census
A 34-year-old woman was cited for OWI about 3 a.m. Nov. 12 after parking in two different Fox Point driveways.
Neither driveway was hers. Neither was the community, actually; she’s from Milwaukee.
Those Munchies Will Get You Every Time
Police arrested a Sussex man for marijuana possession after he rolled his car onto a Mequon lawn.
The accident was caused when he reached for a cookie on the passenger seat.
Luckily, They Weren’t Camped Out at Best Buy
Two brothers in Caledonia, ages 25 and 28, were arrested following what police say was an armed standoff over a pack of cigarettes.
One brother armed himself with a 5-foot sword; the other responded by brandishing a .40-caliber pistol. Police arrived before anyone was injured.
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.