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Beaver Dam Police Beat: July 28-30, 2018

August 2, 2018

False fight — Police received a report of two men fighting near North Center Street and West Maple Avenue at 2:44 a.m. on Saturday. An officer found it was not a fight, but family members talking and hugging.

Hit-and-run — A woman reported someone struck her vehicle overnight in the 300 block of Grove Street at 6:19 a.m. on Saturday.

Intoxicated driver — Police arrested a woman following a report of a possible drunken driver in the 100 block of Stone Street at 11:32 a.m. on Saturday.

Theft — A woman reported a suspect stole her Xbox and bicycle from the 100 block of Judson Street at 2:02 p.m. on Saturday.

Gas drive-off — A man prepaid for $4.20 in gas and bought a beverage at Kwik Trip, 2006 N. Spring St., around 3:40 p.m. on Saturday. He pumped the correct amount of gas at one pump and then backed up to another pump, where he filled up with $44.61 worth of gas and left without paying. The man drove a 2002 green Ford Ranger.

Animal complaint — Police made contact with a man about a dog left in his car with the window cracked in the 100 block of Frances Lane and advised him about how easily dogs can get sick in hot cars at 4:32 p.m. on Saturday.

Intoxicated person — A man was reported as visiting his mother while intoxicated at an assisted living home in the 100 block of Fakes Court at 4:42 p.m. on Saturday after being warned about not arriving drunk. Police advised the man to leave staff alone.

Drugs reported — Police recevied an anonymous report of people grilling outside with the smell of marijuana in the 100 block of Lakecrest Drive at 5:11 p.m. on Saturday. An officer made contact with the subjects, who were cooperative, and found no sign of marijuana use.

Fraud — Police received a report of a woman using a counterfeit $100 bill at BP, 821 Park Avenue, at 6:22 p.m. on Saturday. The suspect is a white woman, about 4-foot-11, with glasses and dark blonde hair. The woman also tried using the bill at Shell, 817 Park Avenue, but was denied.

Fight — Police assisted Dodge County officers with a reported fight between two woman on Kellom Road at 7:44 p.m. on Saturday.

Noise complaint — Police received a report of loud music coming from a residence in the 600 block of South Spring Street at 8:06 p.m. on Saturday. The residents were cooperative and turned down the music.

Fire — Police received a report of black smoke at 8:09 p.m. and found a controlled burn in a burn put on Roller Avenue. The fire department counseled the homeowners.

Unwanted person — Police received a report of a woman who wouldn’t leave Dino’s, 404 S. Center St., and went behind the bar to make her own drink at 9:27 p.m. on Saturday. Officers asked her to leave and she did so after a small argument. Police did not have probable cause for an arrest.

Child abuse — Police investigated a report of child abuse in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 9:38 p.m. on Saturday.

Trespassing — Police responded to a report of people with flashlights inside the fence of the location of the West Third Street fire at 10:32 p.m. Saturday. An officer did not locate anything.

Bar complaint — A man called police upset that a bartender in the 400 block of South Center Street told him to leave and dumped out his drink at 10:56 p.m. on Saturday. He wanted his money back. Police advised him that a bartender can refuse him service and that the issue was a civil one.

Fire — Police assisted in the response to the semi-truck fire on Highway 151 at 11:25 p.m. on Saturday.

Intoxicated person — A motorist reported seeing an intoxicated person falling down in the 200 block of South Center Street at 12:34 a.m. on Sunday. An officer located him and he was released to a responsible party.

Curfew — Three subjects fled on foot from an officer over a curfew violation at 2:35 a.m. on Sunday. Another officer apprehended one subject, who was returned home.

Suspicious activity — A caller reported an unknown woman was pitching a tent on their yard in the 200 block of Lacrosse Street at 11:35 a.m. on Sunday. The caller had no idea who the woman was. Police made contact with the woman who said she was setting up for a camping trip.

Vandalism — A man reported someone smashed a window on his house in the 300 block of Haskell Street at 3:36 p.m. on Sunday.

Hit-and-run — Police received a report of a vehicle that hit a railing on the steps at the middle school, 108 Fourth St., at 3:39 p.m. on Sunday. The vehicle was located and the driver was cited for operating with a suspended license and hit-and-run.

Hit-and-run — A man reported damage to the passenger side of his parked PT Cruiser in the 800 block of Park Avenue at 4:24 p.m. on Sunday.

Hit-and-run — A man said a vehicle struck his house in the 200 block of Eilbes Avenue on Thursday and reported it to police at 6:17 p.m. on Sunday. The suspect vehicle was located next door and an officer made contact with a woman there.

Retail theft — Police received a report that a woman rang items through self check-out at Wal-Mart, 120 Frances Lane, and walked out without paying at 7:02 p.m. on Saturday.

Lewd conduct — Police received a report of a man who was touching himself and entered a residence in the 200 block of Gould Street at 7:14 p.m. on Sunday. The man was cited for lewd and lascivious conduct.

Sex offense — Police investigated a reported sexual offense at Roller Park at 7:29 p.m. on Sunday.

Unwanted person — Police assisted county officers over an issue with an unwanted person in the 200 block of Linda Lane at 8:43 p.m. on Sunday.

Harassment — A woman reported her sister-in-law was harassing her in the 100 block of Elm Street at 9:18 am. on Monday. Police advised them to cease contact.

Fraud — On Monday, police continued to investigate a report of a woman who used a counterfeit $100 bill at a gas station a few days earlier. She claimed a man gave her the bill and their stories did not match. Police issued citations for theft and being a party to the crime of theft.

Neighbor dispute — A man reported the children next door throwing rocks and garbage over the fence. An officer made contact with their mother who wasn’t watching the children. The rocks were returned to the mother and police sent an informational report to human services.

Traffic stop arrest — A woman was taken to jail following a traffic stop at 10:49 p.m. on Monday. She was cited for operating with a suspended license and issue with child safety restraints. She was taken to jail on a warrant, felony bail jumping and cocaine possession.

Battery — Police are investigating a report from a man that another man attacked him at the Grand View Motel, 1510 N. Center. St., around midnight on Tuesday.

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