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St Francis Police Department Daily Activity Report
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 18

Noise Complaint-2828 E. Bolivar Ave.

At approximately 12:52 a.m. 911 caller reports the smell of marijuana in the hallway and that there is noise, loud music with a beat coming from one of the apartments.  Officer reports music could be heard from the suspected apartment.  Officers attempted contact at apartment but there was no answer at the door.  Officers cleared.  The caller called back a few minutes later and stated the noise is still going on.  Officers attempted contact again at the suspected apartment and got no answer.  Officers made contact with the on-site manager. He advised he would follow-up with the suspected apartment.  The caller was advised of the same.  Officers cleared.

Suspicious persons-S. Kingan Ave. / E. Tesch Ave.

At approximately 1:05 a.m. Caller reports seeing two subjects (unknown description) walking toward Packard with flashlights. The caller was concerned they might be looking into parked vehicles. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate anyone walking with flashlights.

Domestic Incident-4500 block of S. Vermont Ave.

At approximately 5:08 a.m. Caller reports her husband is being verbally abusive to her and their children. Officer reports the two had got into a verbal argument, after the wife turned on the television and woke the husband up, who was sleeping on the couch.  The wife stated the argument was never physical, only that her husband was being argumentative. The husband agreed to leave the residence and stay at a relative’s house for the night.  

Harassment-4300 block S. Kansas Ave.

At approximately 8:21 a.m. Caller reports an ex-employee was harassing him and his wife this morning.  Officer reports speaking with the caller who stated the ex-employee was fired and is now harassing him and his wife over getting paid for the time he worked.  The caller wants the ex-employee advised to cease any contact with him, his wife, or the business and that he will be paid by check in the mail going out at the end of the week.  The ex-employee was contacted and advised.  He stated he would cease all contact.  

Mutual Aid-794/ E. Layton Ave.

At approximately 1:39 p.m. Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Dept. advised they had a 911 caller for a car vs wall at 794 NB Layton at the top of the ramp. Unknown if there are any injuries.  Officers and SFFD dispatched.  Sheriff’s Dept., arrived on scene a few minutes later and the accident was turned over to them.

Suspicious Vehicle-3000 block of E. Armour Ave.

At approximately 11:34 p.m. caller reports a suspicious vehicle, described as a white Mercedes sedan, driving in the area slowly, last seen in the alley between E. Armour Ave. and E. Van Norman.  Officer reports locating the vehicle in the alleyway behind an address on E. Bottsford Ave.  Officer made contact with the driver who was dropping a female off at the house there.  No problems.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 14

Animal Complaint-4000 block of S. Shannon Ave.

At 1:44 p.m. Caller reports the neighbor's dog came into his yard and attacked his dog.  Officer spoke with the caller who stated he was in his yard, which is fenced, with his dog. His dog barked and the neighbor's dogs, who were in the open garage across the alley came rushing into his yard, under the chicken wire fencing, and grabbed his dog by the neck.  The caller hit the dog with an object and then the dog released his dog.  The caller stated there was no injuries to his dog.   The caller requested a citation be issued.    Officer to follow up with the neighbor.  Report to follow.

Disorderly Conduct-4025 S. Packard Ave. (parking lot)

At approximately 6:47 p.m. Caller reports he was blocked in by another vehicle in his parking spot and got into an argument with the driver of the other vehicle.  The caller stated the other driver lifted his shirt to show him his waistband while stating that he would shoot him.  The caller stated he was positive he saw the butt of a gun.  Officer spoke to the suspect who denied having a firearm and that he would not shoot anyone.  The suspect stated he left the area because he did not know the individual who was confronting him and did not know what he was capable of.   The caller stated he wanted the incident only documented in case his cars get vandalized.  All parties warned and advised on how they handled the incident.

Welfare Check-3058 E. Layton Ave.

At approximately 9:06 p.m. Caller reports there has been a female passed out in a white car in the parking lot for an hour.  Officer made contact with the female driver who was passed out in the vehicle.  The fire department responded to assess the female.  It appeared the female may have overdosed on an unknown drug.  The 22yr old Milwaukee woman denied any drug use, stating she was tired from driving 6 hours and had not slept for two days.  She denied any further medical attention.  She was transported home and turned over to her roommate.   

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 14

Disorderly Conduct-3000 block of E. Cudahy Ave.

At approximately 10:07 a.m. 911 caller reports a known female had stolen his medication and is throwing items around.   The caller advised the female left on foot.  Officer located the female in the area.   The 31 year old Cudahy woman had the caller’s meds on her.  The caller declined to pursue theft charges and requested the meds be thrown out.  The female was advised not to return to the caller’s residence.  She was transported to a bus stop.   She will be cited for Disorderly Conduct.  Report to follow. 

Sound of Gun shots fired-4200 block of S. McCarty Ave.

At approximately 11:57 p.m. caller reports hearing what he believed was a single gunshot coming from the area of S. Packard Ave. / E. Lunham. 5-7 minutes before calling.  The caller stated it sounded like it was from a pistol. Officer’s report checking the area extensively, nothing located.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 17

Domestic Incident-4025 S. Packard Ave.

At approximately 6:50 a.m. Caller reports hearing a verbal argument in one of the apartments with women screaming. Officer report male subject brought over a female over to his apartment to talk things out.  During their conversation the two began to argue.  The two engaged in mutual combat with the female suffering injuries from the male.  Officers arrived on scene as the female was chasing the male following the altercation to try and get her cellphone back.  Officers were able to make contact with the female, however the male fled back into the building.   A search of the building and area for the male was completed with negative results.  A Temporary Misdemeanor warrant was entered for the male subject for disorderly conduct and battery.  This case will be referred to the District Attorney’s Office for charging. Report to follow.

Suspicious Vehicle-3900 block of S. Pennsylvania Ave.

At approximately 10:22 p.m. caller reports a subject is in a vehicle in the parking lot of Diamond Electric that the caller did not recognize. The caller was concerned as the business was closed.   Officer spoke to the driver who was having trouble with his vehicle.  Advised on the complaint, sent on his way.    

Monday, March 30, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 22

911 hangups-3660 E. Denton Ave.

At approximately 11:08 a.m., SFPD dispatch received a 911 hang up call from the above location. Officers responded and confirmed there were no issues.

Juvenile Complaint-Deer Creek Intermediate School 3680 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

At approximately 12:40 p.m., an officer observed two juveniles walking through the parking lot that matched the description of the two juveniles caught on camera trespassing in the Seminary Woods causing damage. Upon seeing the officer, the juveniles fled on foot and were later located behind Sacred Heart. They stated they ran, because they had been smoking marijuana. No marijuana was found on their person. They were turned over to their guardian and also advised on trespassing at the Seminary.

911 hangups-4500 block S. Ahmedi Ave.

At approximately 1:46 p.m., SFPD dispatch received a 911 hang up call from the above location. On call back, the phone was disconnected. Officers responded and spoke with the resident who stated her 1 year old grandson had been playing with the phone. No cause.

Harassment-4074 S. Packard Ave.

At approximately 2:34 p.m., a citizen came to SFPD to report receiving harassing text messages from a known person and the same person has been calling her work trying to get her fired and posting vulgar things about her on Facebook/Twitter. The complainant wanted the person warned and advised. Officer provided the complainant with information regarding how to obtain a restraining order and attempted to call the 49 year old Pewaukee woman with negative results.

Disorderly Conduct-Value Village 3100 E. Layton Ave.

At approximately 5:10 p.m., an on duty fire fighter contacted SFPD to report a woman was outside the store swearing at people and being disorderly. Officers responded and spoke with a 45 year old Milwaukee woman who was warned and advised of the complaint and sent on her way.

Burning Complaint-1300 block E. Norwich Ave.

At approximately 5:57 p.m., a citizen called police to report someone was burning “non approved” materials in their fire pit creating black smoke and bad odor. Officer made contact at the residence and found the homeowner was burning wood and not in violation of the ordinance.

Suspicious Activity-4130 S. Lake Drive

At approximately 6:28 p.m., a citizen called police to report two men cutting/trimming trees along the lakefront. The citizen confronted the men who stated they had permission from the County. Upon officer arrival, the men were gone. It appeared the trees had been pruned. The citizen will follow up with the property management.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 24

Field Interrogation-St. Francis Brewery 3825 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

At approximately 11:27 a.m., an officer on patrol came upon an occupied vehicle parked in the parking lot at the above location. The occupants, a 63 year old Hartland man and a 29 year old Milwaukee woman, were found to be engaging in sexual activity. The man and woman were issued municipal citations for loitering and trespassing. Report filed.

Suspicious Activity-2000 block E. Cora Ave.

At approximately 11:44 a.m., a citizen called the health department, who in turn notified SFPD, that two men were going door to door putting political literature on people’s front doors. The citizen felt (and the health department concurred) that this was a violation of the “Safer at Home” order. Officers responded and spoke with a 35 year old man and a 36 year old man, both from Hales Corners, who were advised of the order and sent on their way.

Burglary-2812 E. Bolivar Ave.

At approximately 12:22 p.m., a citizen called police to report her storage locker was broken into. Officer responded and learned that sometime between 03/25/20 and 03/31/20 unknown person(s) removed the screws on the latch to the storage locker downstairs and took items without consent. Report filed.

Vehicle Theft-Pick n Save 4698 S. Whitnall Ave.

At approximately 2:48 p.m., a citizen called police to report while shopping at Pick n Save her son, a 34 year old Cudahy man, took her white 2014 Dodge caravan without her consent.  The complainant did not want to pursue criminal charges against her son and only wanted him to return the vehicle. At approximately 8:10 p.m., the complainant contacted SFPD to report her vehicle was located in Oconto, Wisconsin. 

Suspicious Activity-2300 block E. St. Francis Ave.

At approximately 4:51 p.m., a citizen called police to report observing an unknown male knocking loudly on her neighbor’s door. The male arrived in a white Ford Focus and the citizen felt this was suspicious. Officer responded and the male and the vehicle were gone upon arrival.

Noise Complaint-3600 block S. Kansas Ave.

At approximately 6:40 p.m., a citizen called police to report there was loud music coming from a blue Honda parked at the above location causing a noise disturbance.  Officer responded and spoke with a 27 year old St. Francis woman who denied playing loud music. She stated she accidentally hit the horn removing groceries from the car. She was advised of the complaint.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 13

Theft-4698 S. Whitnall Ave. (Pick N’ Save)

At approximately 11:57 a.m. Officer Reports checking on a report of a retail theft while conducting a business check at Pick N’ Save.  Officer was advised by two Pick N’ Save employees that a bottle of alcohol was taken from a subject's backpack.  The Manager had just arrived to work and had no further information at the time.  The manager stated he will check on things and will call the police department if an Officer is needed.                

Suspicious Activity-3775 S. Packard Ave.

At approximately 2:19 p.m. Caller reports a vehicle at the business running with its lights on since 6:15am this morning.  Officer made contact with owner of the vehicle who stated they just took it out of storage earlier in the day and didn't realize they didn't turn it off. 

Vehicle Complaint-3600 block of S. Ahmedi Ave.

At approximately 7:40 p.m. Anonymous caller reports five vehicles where revving their engines and racing. They were last seen going west on E. Elizabeth Ave.
Officer checked the area and were unable to locate any vehicles matching the description given by the caller.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 14

Suspicious Activity-4100 block of S. Lake Dr.

At approximately 11:43 a.m. Caller advised there was a male subject, wearing all black, who attempted to enter the unbuilt building at The Landing apartments.  Officer spoke to the subject who was out for a walk.  He admitted looking in windows and pulling on one of the doors of the new building being built to see the progress on it.   He was advised to stay on public sidewalks.  The construction crew checked the building and did not notice any damage.

Vehicle Complaint-S. Lake Dr. / E. Howard Ave.

At approximately 1:21 p.m. Caller reports someone with on a motorcycle has been driving up and down Lake Drive for the past half hour. It sounds like they are driving at a high rate of speed. Caller did not see the motorcycle. The area was checked and the motorcycle was unable to be located.

Disorderly Conduct-S. KInnickinnic Ave. / E. Waterford Ave.

At approximately 10:31 p.m. CUPD advised a female called on the behalf of a male subject who was reporting he was driving s/b at the above location and a M/W in his 20's driving a grey/tan sedan pointed a gun at him. The male complainant provided a plate for the suspect vehicle but it did not match the description given. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle. Officer spoke with male complainant via an interpreter on the phone.  Investigation found the incident occurred on the S/B off ramp of 794 at Howard Avenue.  The incident was turned over to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Dept.

Welfare Check-4600 block of S. Whitnall Ave.

At approximately 11:44 p.m. Caller reports there is banging and kids crying at the apartment next to his.  He is concerned for kid’s welfare. Officer reports contact was made with a female subject who was advised of the complaint. Officers observed the children running around and playing. She was advised to quite them down for the night.  Officer followed-up with the complainant and advised him that the children were fine, just playing around.