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Greendale Police: Prowling, Paintball and Train Heist

The following items are brief summaries from the police call log for Oct. 19-Oct. 26.

The Greendale Police Department responded to a variety of calls this past week, including a prowling incident, an errant paintball and theft of money from the Southridge train.

Prowling: A 54-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for prowling after a caller reported seeing the man go through a pick-up truck parked in a lot in the 6100 block of Highland Lane Oct. 19 at 9:24 p.m. Nothing was taken from the vehicle and there was no damage.

Paintball: A 19-year-old West Allis man was cited for verbal obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct following a call from a Greendale resident that her car had been hit with a paintball on West Loomis Road and the Root River Parkway Oct. 20 at 10:50 p.m.

Train heist: Theft of cash from the bank deposit bag for the train at Southridge Mall was reported Oct. 23 at 10:25 a.m. An employee’s purse was also stolen. The thefts were believed to have occurred overnight.

OWI: A 49-year-old Greenfield man was cited for operating while intoxicated 11:44 p.m. Oct. 22 at West Grange Avenue and 60th Street.

Retail thefts

One man was arrested for retail theft Oct. 23 at 4:46 p.m. at Southridge Mall.

A 49-year-old Chicago man was arrested for identity theft, forgery and obstructing officers following a call from Macy’s regarding credit fraud Oct. 24 at 4:09 p.m.

Two men were cited for retail theft at JC Penney’s Oct. 24 at 8:58 p.m.

Two juvenile females were arrested at Kohl’s for retail theft Oct. 20 at 8:13 p.m. The girls were arrested for state retail charges and released to their parents.

In incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is only an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Thomas October 30, 2012 at 06:28 PM
Wow! Bad mouthing a cop and shooting someone's car? What happened to common sense? Seriously. I hate it when people misuse Paintball Markers. It makes the players and the sport look horrible. A lot of sites promote education and safety in order to prevent this misconception like http://www.airsplat.com/airsoft-safety.htm.
Matthew Jackson October 31, 2012 at 11:05 PM
Unfortunate...you just wish that people would be more careful when it comes to toy guns and stuff, i know when i play with my guns from http://airsplat.com/ im always extra careful with who and where i play.

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