Beaver Dam Police Beat: Nov. 21-25, 2018
Retail theft — At 10:47 p.m. Wednesday, an employee at Kwik Trip, 1504 N. Center St., reported that someone stole two veggie trays.
Vandalism — At 12:55 a.m. Thursday, a man reported damage to his windshield in the 500 block of Madison Street.
Noise complaint — At 2:36 a.m. Thursday, police received an anonymous report of somebody sitting in a car in a driveway blasting music around East Third Street and North University Avenue. When an officer arrived, the person was not playing music but was revving the engine. The person was advised of the complaint.
Subject stop — At 2:37 a.m. Thursday, an officer saw a woman running down the road. She was going to her friend’s house. She was cited for underage alcohol use and released to a responsible party.
Suspicious behavior — At 3:41 a.m. Thursday, a man reported someone in a red sweater was on his porch and making his dog bark. The person ran off through the backyard.
Suspicious activity — At 2:52 p.m. Thursday, a caller reported they entered a store in the 200 block of Industrial Drive and that no employees were around. The store was not supposed to be open, but somebody apparently forgot to lock up.
Domestic incident — At 7:49 p.m. Thursday, a caller reported that a man and a woman were in a domestic incident in the 400 block of West Street. Officers made contact with both of them and found their stories did not add up. They were separated for the night. On Friday afternoon, the woman was reported to be at a house in the 200 block of Chatham Street, trying to get her belongings, with the man pushing and shoving her and taking her keys. Officers found the stories did not match, there were no injuries and there was no probable cause for arrest. The man was taken to jail on a probation hold.
Unwanted person — At 11:25 p.m. Thursday, a woman reported a man was outside ringing her doorbell and knocking on the windows for an hour in the 500 block of West Maple Avenue. Officers did not locate the man, but were to follow up with him.
Animal complaint — At 11:19 a.m. Friday, police received a report of two dogs getting into a fight at the dog park on Fletcher Road. A man was bit trying to break them up and treated at Beaver Dam Community Hospital. The dogs were fine and up to date on their shots.
Theft — At 7:52 p.m. Friday, a woman reported she left $20 in change at the self-checkout at Wal-Mart, 120 Frances Lane. When she went back, it was gone. The security cameras showed that a man behind her in line took it.
Battery — At 2:13 a.m. Saturday, a woman reported sustaining injuries from a man hitting her face and pulling her hair. Police were unable to make contact with the man.
Vandalism — At 5:08 a.m. Saturday, a man reported shaving cream on his mailbox, trees and bushes in the 800 block of May Street. His property was also toilet papered.
Disorderly conduct — At 3:51 p.m. Saturday, a man reported another man sucker punched him walking out of a business in the 1600 block of North Spring Street. He knew the man, but not his name. He wanted the incident noted.
False theft — At 10:58 p.m. Saturday, a man reported someone stole his shopping cart from Wal-Mart, 120 Frances Lane, as he was trying to put his child in the car seat. An officer arrived and discovered the cart had just rolled across the parking lot.
Burglary — At 6:34 a.m. Sunday, police received a report of a broken door and broken glass at Trinity Auto, 319 Madison St. Police made contact with the key holder, who discovered that items were missing. Later in the day, police received new information about a juvenile suspect. Police made contact with the suspect and recovered some of the items that were missing.
Family trouble — At 5:40 p.m. Sunday, police received a report of a man yelling and a woman crying in the 400 block of Madison Street. They were uncooperative with officers.
Disorderly conduct — At 1:33 a.m. Monday, a caller reported a woman was breaking things in a man’s apartment with a bat in the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The complainant did not want to press charges.
Family trouble — At 2:14 a.m. Monday, an employee at Johnny’s Lounge, 519 Madison St., reported two men were in the back parking lot yelling about a stolen $450 WWE Wrestling belt and kicking the bar door. Police were to follow up about the theft.
Noise complaint — At 4:38 a.m. Monday, a man reported a man was banging on the walls and yelling in the 100 block of Elm Street. Police made contact with the suspect and warned him for his behavior.