Wednesday, May 15, 2013
As part of Police Week, law enforcement honors those who were disabled or died in the line of duty.
With this week being Police Week, a number of Fox Point and Bayside community members have offered their heartfelt thanks to the men in blue this week. As part of Police Week, law enforcement honors those who were disabled or died in the line of duty. More than 19,000 names of fallen law enforcement officers are etched into the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial — and more are added every year. Members of the Fox Point and Bayside police departments put their lives on the line every day and we put out a call on Facebook to offer the opportunity for the community to show their support for the men in blue. Here's what you had to say: Julie Olson This is a shout-out to the entire Fox Point police dept. Not only did they …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Fox Point police arrested a man May 1 for retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia after he allegedly stole from Best Buy, and police discovered several items used to consume heroin.
Fox Point police fielded some unlikely help May 1 as they pursued a man on foot, suspected of stealing from Best Buy. According to a police report, Fox Point police responded to a report of a retail theft in progress at about 12:58 p.m. at the electronics chain in the River Point Shopping Center, 8755 N. Port Washington Rd. The suspect left on foot before police arrived, however police spotted him walking westbound on West Brown Deer Road after receiving a suspect description. When an officer asked the man to stop, he fled west toward Indian Hill School. While in chase, the officer witnessed the suspect pull a box from a camouflage bag on his back, and drop it on the ground. Police later recovered the box that contained a $200 Beatspill …
Friday, May 10, 2013
About $300 was grabbed during a burglary at Bayside Floral Design overnight on April 25.
Bayside Floral Design was the target of a burglary overnight on April 25, Fox Point police say. The flower shop owner told police an employee recognized something was wrong after she rang up a sale the morning of April 26 and realized there was no money in the business' cash register. The owner told police about $100 was taken from the cash register, and another $200 in a drop safe, which was missing from the shop located at 333 W. Brown Deer Rd., in the Audobon Court Shopping Center. Fox Point police say there are signs of forced entry to a backdoor. They believe a pry tool was used to gain entry through the locked entrance. Police are investigating a similar incident at a café in Mequon.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
After being arrested for making inappropriate comments to customers at McDonald's, a man was able to avoid charges because he is a marine slated to be deployed.
After being arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting police officers, a man will not be charged because he is a marine slated to be deployed, according to Fox Point police. On April 25 at 7:50 p.m., Fox Point police responded to McDonald's in the Riverpoint Shopping Center, 8739 N Port Washington Rd., for a report of a man making inappropriate comments to patrons at the fast food restaurant. A victim told police the man came over and asked if a 3-month-old infant was her daughter. She said yes and he responded by saying if he got a girl pregnant, he would abort the baby. He also made comments about breastfeeding and touched the infant several times after being asked not to touch her. Upon police arrival, the man refused to answer …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
A roundup of the latest from the Fox Point police reports.
Fox Point police arrested a man April 14 for drunken driving during a traffic stop for failing to come to a complete stop at flashing red lights. At 2:55 a.m. a police squad was parked in the 7600 block of North Port Washington Road when he witnessed the driver fail to completely stop at a nearby intersection. Police made a traffic stop on the southbound I-43 on-ramp. The driver told police he didn’t have a valid driver’s license, and that’s when police say they could smell alcohol on the man. He failed field sobriety tests and registered a 0.13 blood alcohol content during a Breathalyzer. He was also cited for driving after suspension, and warned for speeding and a stop light violation. Also in the police report:
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Fox Point police make a operating while intoxicated arrest after finding a woman sleeping in her car, and respond to a report of counterfeit cash found at a local bank.
Fox Point police arrested a woman for drunken driving March 30 after they say she was found intoxicated and sleeping in her car. At 3 a.m., police say an officer observed a car parked on the side of the roadway in the 7000 block of North Clair Court with its headlights on. There appeared to be no one in the car and the engine was turned off. The officer returned about an hour later to find the car still parked, with it headlights on, but this time, the engine was running. The officer made contact with the woman who police say smelled of alcohol and slurred her words when she spoke. She told police she was in the area visiting her boyfriend, and hadn't had much to drink. She failed on-scene sobriety tests and registered a 0.17 blood …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Fox Point police arrested a man for first offense drunken driving March 16, following a traffic stop for expired registration and swerving on the roadway.
Fox Point police arrested a man for first offense drunken driving March 16, following a traffic stop for expired registration and swerving on the roadway. At 4:50 p.m., a squad was parked near Maple Dale Middle School when an officer observed a car drive past with damage to a side mirror and the passenger side of the car. The officer began following the car, ran the plates, which came back as expired, and later witnessed the driver swerve on the roadway. A traffic stop was made in the 500 block of West Bradley Road. Upon police contact, an officer said the driver smelled of alcohol and slurred his speech, but it was unclear if it was related to a medical condition the driver suffered from. Following limited sobriety tests, the driver …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Police say a 16-year-old girl lifted a microphone and recording interface — valued at $300 — from the Riverpoint Shopping Center store on Feb. 27.
A 16-year-old girl was arrested Feb. 27 after police say she stole a microphone and recording equipment — claiming she needed the items because she is a rapper. According to the police report, at 4:44 p.m. an officer was dispatched to a report of a retail theft in progress at Best Buy in the Riverpoint Shopping Center, 8755 N. Port Washington Rd. Upon arriving, the officer observed three girls walking out of the store that fit a description of those involved in the incident. The officer told the three he needed to speak with them inside the store. Once inside the store, the officer asked the 16-year-old to open a bag she was carrying and observed two boxes, one of which was a microphone box. The officer then advised her she was under …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Concerned someone was stranded on I-43, a Fox Point police officer followed footprints in the snow leading from the freeway, to find a couple safe, but intoxicated and underage.
Concerned someone was stranded on I-43, a Fox Point police officer followed footprints in the snow leading from the freeway, to find a couple safe, but intoxicated and underage. Police took the two — a 19-year-old woman and 20-year-old man — into custody Feb. 22 for underage drinking. According to the police report: An officer was traveling northbound in the 8500 block of North Port Washington Road when he saw a pair of footprints in the snow. Concerned someone was stranded and left the freeway looking for help, he followed the prints which led him to the River Point Shopping Center, near McDonalds. The officer found two subjects who assured him they were fine, and walked to the gas station to purchase cigarettes. However, the officer said…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
A run of license plates during routine traffic stop reveals car was stolen from Milwaukee.
Fox Point police recovered a car stolen from Milwaukee, after the car was initially pulled over for driving with no headlights Feb. 4. According to the police report, as an officer was concluding a traffic stop in the 7800 of North Port Washington Road at 5:45 p.m., he observed a oncoming car driving with dimmed headlights and no taillights on. The officer flipped on his emergency lights and the car pulled over, striking the curb in the process. Police ran the plates on the car, which revealed it was a stolen car. Officers conducted a high-risk stop and put the driver in handcuffs. The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and an open felony warrant, and issued a citation for operating while …