Drug use

·A 25-year-old South Milwaukee man was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop in the 2400 block of East Ramsey Avenue at 10:20 p.m. Feb. 4.

·Three persons, including two brothers, were arrested after the South Shore Joint Tactical Unit executed a search warrant at a home in the 3600 block of East Edgerton Avenue at 10:05 p.m. Feb. 9. According to police reports, in the past nine months 'Cudahy police received more than 15 complaints from citizens (about) selling illegal narcotics from the residence.' The brothers, 38- and 20-year-old Cudahy men, were both arrested for possessing marijuana with intent to sell, and possession of drug paraphernalia, and both were transported to the Milwaukee County Jail. The older brother may also face charges of being a felon possessing a handgun. A 33-year-old Milwaukee woman, who occasionally stayed at the home, was cited for possession of marijuana. Police reported finding an unloaded handgun, $430 in cash, 54 grams of marijuana in individually wrapped baggies and 'one handwritten note showing prices.'

Drunken driving

·A 25-year-old St. Francis man was cited for operating while intoxicated in the 2400 block of East College Avenue at 11:32 p.m. Feb. 3. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.20.


·Police are still investigating an incident in the 3800 block of East Cudahy Avenue between 1:30 and 3 p.m. Feb. 8 when a car windshield was smashed. Damage was estimated at $1,000.


·A 39-year-old St. Francis man was arrested for disorderly conduct after breaking into an unlocked pickup truck in the 3500 block of East Bottsford Avenue at 3:08 a.m. Feb. 6. He was transported to the Milwaukee County Jail for jumping bail on a battery case.



·A resident of the 3500 block of East Tesch Avenue reported her car was stolen over the weekend of Feb. 5. The car was recovered by Milwaukee police Feb. 10.


·A St. Francis resident's car, which was reported stolen Feb. 7 while it was parked on Milwaukee's east side, was found in a parking lot at 3550 E. Tesch Ave. at 9:55 a.m. Feb. 8.



·About $500 worth of wire was taken from Everbrite, 315 Marion Ave., overnight Jan. 28 or 29. Access was gained by cutting barbed wire atop a fence.

·More than $3,000 worth of work-related equipment was taken from a van parked in the 2800 block of 5th Avenue. The van was taken while running at about 8 a.m. Feb. 1, it was recovered later that day, without the equipment.

·A bicycle valued at $500 was reported stolen in the 3600 block of 15th Avenue Feb. 1.

·About $90 worth of DVDs were taken from Walmart, 222 N. Chicago Ave., at 5:32 p.m. Feb. 2.

·Police are investigating thefts from three women's lockers at South Milwaukee High School, 801 15th Ave., between 3 and 5:10 p.m. Feb. 3. Items taken included two driver licenses, $10 in cash and an $8 gift card.

·A South Milwaukee man reported $180 in cash was taken from his car between 2:15 and 3:30 p.m. Feb. 6 while he worked out at Anytime Fitness, 2901 S. Chicago Ave.

·A 41-year-old Friendship woman was cited for retail theft at 7:20 p.m. Feb. 6 after taking four bottles of liquor with combined value of $88.66 from Pick 'n Save, 2931 S. Chicago Ave.

Drunken driving

·A 19-year-old South Milwaukee woman was cited for violating absolute requirements after she was stopped in the 1600 block of Menomonee Avenue at 3:44 a.m. Feb. 3.

·A 23-year-old Milwaukee woman faces state charges for operating while intoxicated in the 1200 block of Nicholson Avenue at 1:51 a.m. Feb. 6 after running a red light. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.13. She has one previous OWI conviction.

·A 24-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for operating while intoxicated after being found slumped over the wheel of a car in the 200 block of Southtowne Drive at 6:25 p.m. Feb. 7. He had not consumed alcohol, but had smoked marijuana.

·A 22-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for operating while intoxicated in the 1200 block of North Chicago Avenue at 10:37 p.m. Feb. 7. He admitted smoking marijuana less than two hours earlier.


·A driver's side mirror was knocked off a van in the 600 block of Manistique Avenue overnight Feb. 1 or 2. Damage was estimated at $200.

·A window on a home in the 1200 block of Michigan Avenue was broken overnight Feb. 4 or 5. Damage was estimated at $250.


·A counterfeit $20 bill was deposited Feb. 6 at Guardian Credit Union, 1025 Milwaukee Ave. The depositor told police he did not know when or where he received the bill.

·Police responded to five domestic violence incidents between Feb. 5 and 11.

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