Monday, December 3, 2012
Vandalism continues in the 8600 block of North Pelham Parkway and elsewhere in the village.
Stolen cement statues and smashed pumpkins are only some of the recent vandalism incidents in Bayside and now two mailboxes were smashed as well. Around 6:10 a.m. on Nov. 22, a Bayside officer responded to a vandalism complaint in the 8600 block of N. Pelham Parkway when a newspaper carrier discovered shattered pumpkins and a damaged mailbox, according to police reports. When the officer arrived, he noticed pumpkin pieces scattered on the roadway and it looked like a pumpkin had been thrown at the mailbox, leaving a large indentation on the front, right side forcing the flap open, the report said. The officer talked with the homeowner about what he found and she said the last time she had seen the mailbox was 6 p.m. the night before and …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
This family found their pumpkins smashed and a three-foot cement statue in an unlocked car that police later discovered belonged to a Fox Point family.
It was a not-so-happy Halloween for one Bayside family when they discovered vandalism and a strangely placed statue Nov. 1. A teenager in the 300 block of West Manor Circle told Bayside police someone smashed several pumpkins in the driveway and left a three-foot cement statue of a small boy with a bucket in the front passenger seat of his unlocked car, the police report said. He told police the statute didn’t belong to him and he had no idea where it came from. He said he called the only person he thought may have been involved, but that teen denied taking any part, the report said. Police noted that the boy he called was previously arrested for vandalism earlier in the year, including an incident the same residence. For more of our …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Here's a look at the top stories for the month of the October in Fox Point and Bayside.
Here's a look at the biggest stories from the month of October in Fox Point and Bayside. 1. UPDATE: Bank Robbers in Halloween Masks Hit Educators Credit Union Residents on Mall Road in Glendale, near the Fox Point border, are now able to leave their homes after being told to stay inside by local police following a bank robbery earlier today. Police say there were two men in Halloween masks who fled the scene and are possible suspects in the bank robbery. Find the follow-up from this story when Glendale police released photographs of the two suspected robbers here. 2. Philanthropic Fox Point and Baysiders Help Third-Grader With Leukemia Fox Point third-grader Audrey Parrott was diagnosed with leukemia. And while she spends most of her …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Two 17-year-old boys were arrested last week by Glendale police after a Nicolet student told administrators who was behind the homecoming week vandalism.
Two students have been arrested by Glendale police for vandalizing Nicolet High School during homecoming week. Police said a Nicolet student, who wishes to remain anonymous, reported to Principal Greg DePue that two specific students were involved in the vandalism that ultimately led to canceling the homecoming pep rally. According to police, one of the suspects is a 17-year-old Glendale resident who attends an Ozaukee County school, the other is a 17-year-old Glendale resident who attends Nicolet. Administrators spoke with the Nicolet suspect and he admitted to participating in the vandalism. During the interview with Glendale police, the Nicolet suspect admitted to defiling the press box with a homosexual slur, saying he knew it would …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Fox Point police are investigating recent vandalism on a local billboard with an uncanny resemblance to "Gangnam Style."
On Wednesday, Fox Point police discovered a vandalized billboard in the 8500 block of North Port Washington Road with an unusual resemblance to a popular, Korean pop star taking over American airwaves. Police found the red, spray painted man on the eastern billboard on the east side of Port Washington Road. The image appeared to have been made with a stencil and was done in red spray paint according to the report. Police have no suspects at this time. Looking for more weird crime? Check out our collection of strange stories here.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The Glendale Police Department is looking for tips regarding all the incidents of vandalism and thefts at Nicolet High School during Homecoming Week.
Do you know anything about who vandalized Nicolet High School? If you do, you could get up to a $1,000. The Glendale Police Department is looking for any information regarding the damage and thefts that took place during Homecoming Week at Nicolet. The North Shore Crime Stoppers — a group of citizens who raise funds as cash rewards for people able to furnish information about crime — is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of those responsible. The school liaison officer said Glendale police are investigating theft and damage, but the department has not released any official documents about the crimes. Students said in addition to a broken window, and a teacher's laptop tossed into the pool, …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Students confirm someone used a noose to hang a mannequin with the principal's name on it Friday, suggesting this was the cause for canceling the pep rally.
The stands were full for Nicolet High School's Homecoming football game Friday night against Grafton despite low morale and disappointment among students after their Homecoming pep rally was cancelled due to a "possible disruption." School officials are tight-lipped in providing more specific details on what happened Friday, but students told Patch at the game that there was quite a bit of vandalism at Nicolet leading up to the game which they believe, led administrators to cancel the pep rally. In addition to a broken window, and a teacher's laptop tossed into the pool, someone stole a mannequin and hung it outside the office, students told Patch. That mannequin had principal Greg DePue's name on it. After a meeting between administrators…
Monday, September 17, 2012
Three Bayside girls lit pages torn from books in the Little Free Library at Ellsworth Park Friday night, then ran away. Each nabbed a $681 fine.
Three Bayside girls each received a $681 fine after starting a fire at Ellsworth Park which they told police was because they started to “stay warm.” At 7:39 p.m. on Friday, Bayside Police and the North Shore Fire Department received a call for a fire at Ellsworth Park from someone who said they saw four girls who had lit a fire near the tennis courts and then ran away. Police searched the immediate area and found three girls running east along Fairy Chasm Road, directly north of the park. An officer stopped to talk with them and noticed they were all out of breath. They eventually admitted they had been at the park and had lit pages from a book on fire near the tennis courts. They all said they “Just lit the fire to stay warm.” For more …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Police discovered the vandalism and a Jewish Day School employee is checking to see if surveillance footage caught the identify of the vandal.
Editor's Note: This article was updated Sept. 11 to reflect the appropraite name of the building which was vandalized. A Fox Point police officer stumbled upon some spray painted vandalism near the Jewish Community Center on the Milwaukee Jewish Day School Field House, 6401 N. Santa Monica Blvd., just after 6 a.m. on Aug. 26. While an officer was completing routine searches around local business, he noticed a large, pink heart with “K+A” written in the middle was spray painted on the north side of the field house just past the front entrance. A surveillance camera attached to the outside of the building was visible just above where the damage occurred. A Jewish Day School employee said he will check to see if the surveillance caught the …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The West side of the club was spray painted with two profane phrases targeting women and police. The damage is estimated at $300.
Fox Point police are investigating more vandalism in the village, but this time, at the Fox Point Town Club. Police went to the club just before 8 a.m. on Thursday and met with the manager who said the building had been vandalized yet again. The West wall of the pool, facing Santa Monica Boulevard, had been spray painted with the words "TCV (expletive)" and "(Expletive) the Police," according to the report. The manager said the club closed around 10 p.m. the night before and nothing was reported by employees that evening. He said he doesn’t know who may have done the damage because he's not aware of any disgruntled employees, former employees or past or present members. The damage is estimated at $300. Police have no suspects at this …