A 34-year-old Milwaukee woman told a tall tale to police in an apparent attempt to get an acquaintance of hers in hot water, authorities say.
Greenfield Police Department
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Shoplifters all around Milwaukee - and the country - are pushing the limits to get their hands on expensive canisters that are often being resold by other business owners.
Thefts of baby formula have been occurring, well, as long as baby formula has been sold in stores. But a rash of recent thefts in the Milwaukee area and even across the country, appear to have escalated in terms of the boldness and brazenness — or maybe desperation — of the offenders. The most recent large-scale bust happened in April when police say Ebony Sims, 26, and Johnetta Webb, 23, both from Milwaukee, loaded 69 cans of formula into plastic totes they had grabbed off the shelves at Walmart in Greenfield and waltzed out of the store. Two days later, the same couple tried again, this time planning a “push out” of about 60 cans before ditching the cans when alerted by an accomplice that police were outside waiting for them. “I think …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Corey Neal, 19, is accused of selling Curtis Nelson, a 20-year-old Greenfield man, three bindles of heroin, according to court records. Nelson overdosed on the drug last week.
The heroin overdose of a Greenfield man has two men facing jail time, according to court records. On April 11, Greenfield officers were called to a home in the 5100 block of South 46th Street where Curtis Nelson, 20, was being tended by Greenfield paramedics for a possible drug overdose. Nelson’s grandfather, who also lives at the home, gave police permission to search the residence. Officers found drug paraphernalia consistent with heroin use. Once he recovered from the overdose, Nelson was arrested and later admitted to police that he had another bindle of heroin in his bedroom. Police returned to the home and found .07 grams of heroin in Nelson’s bedroom. Nelson told police he purchased three bindles of heroin from Corey Neal, a 19-year…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Greendale's Ryan Povlick passed out at the intersection of 76th Street and Layton Avenue in Greenfield shortly after, or while, shooting heroin Saturday, Greenfield police say.
Days before the Milwaukee County Sheriff Department said an East Troy man pulled over on the interstate near 84th Street to shoot heroin, the Greenfield Police Department believes it dealt with a nearly identical situation on 76th Street. A 26-year-old Greendale man is accused of possessing heroin and shooting it into his arm while driving or shortly before driving from downtown Milwaukee to Greenfield on Saturday. According to the police report, Greenfield police received a call from a woman who said she was parked behind a car that remained stopped at the intersection of 76th Street and Layton Avenue through two traffic light signals. The driver appeared to pass out or fall asleep. The witness told police prior to that she followed the …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The man entered the bank and gave the teller a note demanding large bills.
The Greenfield Police Department is looking for a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred at Associated Bank, 4811 S. 76th St., late last week. According to the department’s Facebook page and the police report, at approximately 5:10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, a slender black man, approximately 5-foot-4-inches tall and weighing 150 pounds, entered the bank and gave the teller a note demanding bills in denominations of 100s and 50s. The teller gave him money and the suspect left the bank. He was described as being 20 or 21 years old and was wearing a New York Yankees baseball hat over a mouton-style hat with ear flaps. He also had on dark pants, dark shoes and a black parka with a brown fur-lined hood over a second black and blue jacket with a …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Josephine Sardina had just smoked marijuana and was texting when her Cadillac Escalade hit David Budge on Oct. 15, according to the criminal complaint.
A 31-year-old Greendale woman faces 25 years in prison after striking and killing David Budge of South Milwaukee while Budge was walking on Loomis Road in October, police say. Josephine Sardina had just smoked marijuana and was texting when her Cadillac Escalade hit Budge on Oct. 15, according to the criminal complaint. Sardina was charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Friday. Sardina told Greenfield police, according to the complaint, she was traveling northeast on West Loomis road and that she saw Budge walking on the same side of the road but in the opposite direction. She felt a thud and thought she may have hit a parked car, she told police. She looked back and saw Budge on the …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Lines have already begun to form outside Best Buy in Greenfield.
Think you're going to be first in line at Best Buy on Black Friday? Think again. Customers have already set up six tents, as of Wednesday afternoon, near the store's west entrance in anticipation of Black Friday deals. The store opens at 2 p.m. Among those in line are Joe Butschli of Greenfield and his brother John Butschli of Appleton, whom Patch interviewed last November. They told TMJ4 and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel they have been camped out at Best Buy since Sunday and started the tradition four or five years ago. Greenfield police officers will once again be out on Black Friday, according to the department's Facebook page: Operation Candy Cane II. Officers will be out Thursday night delivering candy canes and hot coffee to …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The community gathering is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Konkel Park.
Update: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 On Tuesday, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced he and Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm will attend Greenfield's National Night Out from 6:30-7 p.m. “These events are important every year, but in the wake of the tragedies in Milwaukee County this past week it’s particularly important we stand together,” Abele said in a statement. Abele will also attend the candlelight vigil in Oak Creek at 8:30 p.m. to honor the victims of the Sikh Temple shooting. Original story Greenfield’s National Night Out, an annual event put on cooperatively by five of the city’s major departments, is slated for Aug. 7 at Konkel Park. The community gathering is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Highlights include a …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The bus driver told police two men swore at him repeatedly before making an unusual threat.
In Jamaica, apparently, they do things a bit differently. That’s at least according to one of two young Milwaukee men involved in an incident on a Milwaukee County bus on 76th Street in Greenfield on May 1. According to a Greenfield Police Department report, the bus driver said the young men, one 18 and the other 20, were shouting profanities at the bus driver, and when he asked them to stop, the 20-year-old allegedly said that in Jamaica, where he was from, they cut “mother (profanity) head’s off for this.” The 18-year-old man was apprehended near 76th Street and Holmes Avenue after the 20-year-old man ran in the direction of Southridge Mall. While Greenfield police spoke to the younger suspect, the older man called his cell phone and …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
John Macomber, 63, is facing two counts of armed robbery in connection to his alleged involvement in similar incidents at the Credit Union Service Center.
A 63-year-old Milwaukee man is in custody and facing charges of armed robbery after allegedly robbing the same Greenfield credit union twice in just over eight months. John Macomber was arrested near the Southridge Mall parking lot by the Greenfield Police Department on Dec. 29, shortly after allegedly robbing the Credit Union Service Center just off of 60th Street and Layton Avenue. According to the criminal complaint, Macomber entered the credit union, pointed a handgun at the teller and said, “Be good, cash.” Upon hearing from the teller the credit union had been robbed, another bank employee ran out the main door and observed Macomber get into his vehicle. She then yelled out that the bank had been robbed, and upon hearing this, two …