Friday, April 19, 2013
A 30-year-old Milwaukee man accused of stealing a kayak, tools and other items from a Greenfield home, has been charged with felony burglary.
A 30-year-old Milwaukee man accused of stealing a kayak, tools and other items from a Greenfield home, has been charged with felony burglary. Scott Michael Kasulke admitted to police he pawned some of the items he stole and resold the others. He was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on April 10, with one count of burglary of a building or dwelling, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of 12 ½ years of imprisonment and $25,000 in fines, if convicted. According to the criminal complaint, the burglary occurred in the 4100 block of West Barnard Avenue in Greenfield on or about March 16. The home’s owner said he first noticed missing items March 30 and reported them to police April 3. He told police he was missing a Beretta 12-…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Peter Cresci, 18, of Milwaukee, is accused of breaking into a Greenfield man's home and taking a safe containing $1,800. During the break-in, the victim told police he was struck with a crowbar and punched repeatedly.
An 18-year-old Milwaukee man has been charged with felony burglary after police say he and two others broke into a Greenfield home, struck a man who lived there in the head with a crowbar and stole the man’s safe. Peter Cresci was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on March 14, nine days after the victim identified Cresci and other evidence pointed to him as one of the three men who broke in. The two other suspects remain at large. According to the Greenfield Police Department report, the victim, who lives in the 4400 block of South 43rd Street, told police he was in his bedroom around noon March 5, when he heard someone trying to enter into the side door. The victim went out into the hallway, where he saw three men. He ran back …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Leander James Esser was charged with felony burglary in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Friday after police say he broke into Nolan Accounting in December.
DNA samples taken from bloodstains on the wall of a Greenfield accounting office that was burglarized in December have a 53-year-old Milwaukee man facing jail time for the crime. Leander James Esser was charged with felony burglary in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Friday. According to the criminal complaint, Esser broke into Nolan Accounting, 4262 S. 108th St., during the evening hours of Dec. 7 or early morning hours of Dec. 8. He entered the building either through the front glass door he broke or a rear door he damaged. Once inside, Esser took a laptop computer, a computer projector, a stereo system, a typewriter and approximately $220 in cash. Greenfield police officers found bloodstains on the wall and on a desk inside the office …
Friday, January 4, 2013
A resident in the 4800 block of South 39th Street had a tool chest stolen from his home.
A Greenfield resident in the 4800 block of South 39th Street learned bad guys don’t take the holidays off. According to the Greenfield Police Department report, the man left his house around 1 p.m. Christmas Day only to return a little after 10 p.m. to find police at his home. A neighbor had called police to report the rear entrance of the home was forced open. When the victim walked through the basement with police officers, he discovered a red Craftsman tool chest and tools with an estimated value of $250 was missing. Damage to the door was estimated at $200. No suspects are in custody for the burglary.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Milwaukee police officers accuse a Greenfield man of breaking into his friend's home after he calls his friend to make sure he isn't there.
A 22-year-old Greenfield man is accused of burglarizing a friend’s Milwaukee home when he knew the victim would be gone. Justin M. Cheske was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Friday with one count of burglary. If convicted, he faces up to 7 ½ years in prison and $25,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Dec. 3, a man living in the 3300 block of South 57th Street contacted the Milwaukee Police Department after he came home and found someone had broken into his home via a sun room and stolen an Xbox gaming console. Cheske was interviewed the next day and admitted to the theft. Cheske said he broke into the victim’s home because he had called him earlier in the day and knew his friend wouldn’t be home. He’s currently …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Police say the suspect stole $1,500 in Best Buy gift cards from the victim's home, then spent and sold them.
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Saturday, November 17, 2012
A 36-year-old South Milwaukee man is accused of burglarizing a Muskego man. The defendant had just been fired from a lawn care company tending to the victim’s yard. Leonard J. Caruso was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Wednesday with one count of burglary. If convicted, he faces up to 7 ½ years in prison and $25,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On May 7, a man contacted the Muskego Police Department to alert them to a possible burglary of his friend’s house in the W16400 block of Oakhill Trail. The man said he went to his friend’s home to pick up a toy that belong to his son and when he arrived there was a Mercury Cougar parked nearby and the door to the home was unlocked. The man entered the home and saw a …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Tenants in three different office suites reported break-ins or something missing after the incident that occurred either Aug. 13 or 14.
Police are still looking for suspects in an office burglary committed earlier this month after tenants reported a large amount of cash, personal checks and a computer hard drive missing. According to the Greenfield Police Department report, police responded to an office building at 2741 W. Layton Ave. after some of its occupants reported their suites has been broken into between 7 p.m. Aug. 13 and 7 a.m. Aug. 14. An attorney in the building told police the door to his first-floor office had been kicked in, hard enough that the door knob put a hole in the wall behind the door. The tenant, however, reported nothing missing. Officers then went to two doctor office suites on the second floor. At one, employees reported more than two-dozen …
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Joseph Erie of Greenfield, already facing charges for recent thefts and a drug overdose, is charged yet again after he allegedly broke into a Milwaukee apartment.
A 25-year-old Greenfield with a history of running afoul of the law is facing charges yet again after he allegedly burglarized a Milwaukee apartment. Joseph J. Erie was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Friday with one count of burglary and one count of bail jumping. If convicted, he faces up to 13 years in prison and $35,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On July 13, the victim came home from work to his apartment in the 4100 block of West Morgan Avenue and found someone had broken in by removing a window on a spare bedroom and stealing money out of a dresser. However, one of the victim’s coworkers was driving by the apartment around noon and saw Erie holding a screen window and trying to place it back on the …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The suspect allegedly burglarized Forest Home Beer and Liquor on July 2. A similar incident occurred in Franklin on Monday.
A burglary suspect who made off with more than $2,600 worth of cigarettes and $15,000 in scratch-off lottery tickets from a Greenfield gas station July 2 is still on the loose. And he may have struck again this week in Franklin. "We think he's responsible for several similar incidents in the area," Greenfield Police Sgt. Ray Radakovich said. According to the Greenfield Police Department report, the suspect forced entry through the front door of Forest Home Beer and Liquor, 5612 W. Forest Home Ave., at 3 a.m. July 2. Survelliance video shows that once inside, the man, described as a black male in his late 30s to mid-40s with a bald head and glasses, removed a large blue mesh bag and went behind the counter and fills it with numerous cartons…
Friday, June 29, 2012
Wauwatosa police seek charges against a West Allis man who was captured later the same day in the act of a burglary in Greenfield.
A West Allis man is in custody and likely will be charged Friday or Saturday with at least two counts of burglary, one in Greenfield and one in Wauwatosa, and possibly with one count of armed robbery in the Wauwatosa case. Wauwatosa police say the victim has positively identified him as the man who pulled a knife on him when the suspect awakened him during a break-in. Wauwatosa police were able to identify him as a strong suspect within hours, and by nightfall learned that he had been arrested in Greenfield during a burglary investigation there. According to reports from both departments: Wauwatosa police were called at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday to an apartment in the 12200 block of Blue Mound Road by a man who said there was a knife-wielding …