A resident in the 2300 block of Hollyhock Lane reported an attempted burglary sometime between 10:20 and 11:30 a.m. Feb. 7 after returning home to find a window halfway down and a splash guard kicked to the side. The resident thought that a suspect described as a white woman in her 20s in a tan Honda Civic had been casing the residence. No entry was gained to the residence.


Two pairs of shoes were stolen by an unknown suspect from Plato's Closet, 16750 W. Bluemound Road, at approximately 11:52 a.m. Feb. 4.

An 18-year-old man and two 16-year-old boys were referred to the district attorney’s office and juvenile court respectively for retail theft after attempting to conceal $1,155 worth of merchandise at Boston Store, 15875 W. Bluemound Road, at 5:07 p.m. Feb. 6. The man was also referred for one count of possession of a theft detection shielding device.

A 36-year-old man was taken into custody for retail theft after attempting to steal a gift box valued at $92 from Boston Store, 15875 W. Bluemound Road, at 1:20 p.m. Feb. 8.

A 31-year-old man was taken into custody for retail theft after attempting to steal a shirt valued at $35 from Kohl’s, 2315 N. 124th Street, at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

A sewing machine valued at $447 was stolen from Jo-Ann Fabrics, 16800 W. Bluemound Road, sometime before 11:41 a.m. Feb. 9.

A camera valued at $199 was stolen from Target, 12725 W. Bluemound Road, at approximately 3:11 p.m. Feb. 6 by a suspect described as a white woman wearing an orange Under Armour hoodie. The suspect left the scene in a vehicle described as a red Chrysler Pacifica with a license plate similar to 707-ZKW.

Six clothing items with a total value of $218.61 were stolen from Kohl’s, 2315 N. 124th St., at 1:38 p.m. Feb. 9 by a suspect described as a black man standing 6 feet, weighing 250 to 300 pounds and wearing a grey hoodie and bright blue sweatpants.

Approximately $1,000 worth of fragrances was stolen from Ulta Beauty, 16970 W. Bluemound Road, at 8:20 p.m. Feb. 9 by three suspects described as two black women and one black man. According to the complainant, when the suspects were confronted, the man stated, “You need to back off or you’re going to get hurt.”

An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from two students at Brookfield Central High School, 16900 Gebhardt Road, during a concert the evening of Feb. 8.

A GPS unit and approximately $5 in change was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 400 block of North Park Boulevard sometime between 4 p.m. Feb. 9 and 6 a.m. Feb. 10.

A 44-year-old woman was cited for retail theft and possession of stolen property after taking merchandise from multiple stores at Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Road, at 3:46 p.m. Feb. 11.


A number of customers, including a 3-year-old child, were almost struck by a driver at Chick-fil-A, 12625 W. Capitol Drive, after a suspect fled from police at 6:32 p.m. Feb. 11. Police approached the suspect due to him being parked in a handicap space. Upon being asked for identification, the suspect fled. The vehicle had been blocked from pulling backward by police, but the driver pulled forward onto the sidewalk, nearly striking the customers. The vehicle is described as a black 2009 Audi A5 with no license plate. The suspect fled eastbound on Capitol and is wanted for resisting arrest.


Drug possession

A 29-year-old woman was cited for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at Hampton Inn, 575 N. Barker Road, at 6:28 p.m. Feb. 11.


A 28-year-old man was cited for disorderly conduct after swearing at an employee and calling her names at Sam’s Club, 600 Springdale Road, at 2:53 p.m. Feb. 7.


No reports available by press time.

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