Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A West Allis mother and daughter are accused of trying to steal $2,100 in merchandise from Target in Waukesha. Police say one woman admitted to similar thefts in Oak Creek, Greenfield and West Milwaukee, according to a criminal complaint.
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- Joe Petrie
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A West Allis mother may want look for different activities to do with her daughter after Waukesha police say they tried to steal more than $2,000 in merchandise from Target. Linda K. Hartleben, 56, and Larayne F. Hartleben, 20, were charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday with one count of felony retail theft. If convicted, they each face up to 1 ½ years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, a security officer at Target spotted the two in the electronics area of the store placing numerous items into carts they were each pushing. At 6:02 p.m., they walked past the checkout lanes and into a Starbucks located within the store, where they each bought coffee and remained in the …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Police say they found a baggie of cocaine behind Richard J. Rapos's car seat this summer.
A 51-year-old Greenfield man is facing charges after police say he was caught with cocaine inside his car. Richard J. Rapos was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Saturday with one count of possession of cocaine. If convicted, he faces up to one year in county jail and $5,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint, on July 15, Rapos was inside his car in the 9800 block of West National Avenue, when he was approached by a West Allis police officer. The officer looked inside the car and found a baggie of white powder behind the driver’s seat. The baggie weighed 1.4 grams and tested positive for cocaine, according to the report. Rapos will make his initial appearance in court Oct. 30.
Friday, August 17, 2012
Two men face charges after they allegedly stole $300 worth of energy drinks from a Greenfield Pick 'n Save.
Two Milwaukee men are finding out the hard way that Red Bull only gives you wings when you drink it—not steal it—after they were thwarted trying to allegedly steal energy drinks worth hundreds of dollars from a Greenfield Pick ‘n Save. Antonio Lavell Patton, 41, and Marvin Keith Smith, 48, were each charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of retail theft. If convicted, they each face up to nine months imprisonment and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Monday, a Pick ‘n Save security officer spotted the men enter the store and identified them from thefts of energy drinks at other stores. The two took a shopping cart and put a bottle of vodka on the bottom, then went to the drink aisle and …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Glen Markeith Daniel, 30, of Milwaukee admits to stealing items off of vehicles parked at businesses in West Allis and Greenfield.
A 30-year-old Milwaukee man is facing charges after he allegedly stole catalytic convertors off of vehicles at numerous area businesses. Glen Markeith Daniel was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with two counts of theft. If convicted, he faces up to 18 months in prison and $20,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: From August through October 2011, Daniel went to various area businesses in West Allis and Greenfield and stole catalytic convertors off of vans. Businesses hit included Jader Carpet, Quality Calibration and Crazy Jim Groh Auto. Daniel was interviewed by police about the thefts and he said “I know I (expletive) up. The crime was committed, I stole the catalytic convertors.” He told officers he stole …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Suspects allegedly had people go to pharmacies across the area and try to obtain Oxycodone. They were charged Tuesday along with seven others.
An Oak Creek woman and her boyfriend are facing charges after they allegedly headed up a widespread attempt to pass forged prescriptions for Oxycodone at pharmacies in Oak Creek, Milwaukee, Franklin, West Allis and Greenfield. Barbara C. Flanders, 34, of Oak Creek and Daniel Ellery Sonsthangen, 35, of Milwaukee, were charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Tuesday along with seven other people. Authorities say they obtained a stolen prescription pad and used it to pass fake prescriptions across Milwaukee County. According to the criminal complaint: Oak Creek police received word in February that forged prescriptions were being passed at pharmacies across Milwaukee County from a prescription pad stolen from the Shafi Medical Center, 1919 …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The suspect ran from police after they spotted his SUV parked down the road from the accident.
A 42-year-old Greenfield man is facing felony drunk driving charges after he hit a parked car while driving in West Allis last week. Fred J. Eblie was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Saturday with one count of fourth offense operating while intoxicated within a five-year period and one count of obstructing an officer. If convicted, he faces up to nearly seven years in prison and $20,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On May 10, Eblie was travelling southbound on South 74th Street near West Becher Street when he hit a parked car with his SUV and continued driving. Several witnesses flagged down a police officer who found Eblie’s vehicle parked in front of a house in the 2200 block of 74th Street. The officer saw…
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The 11-day fair begins today and runs through Aug. 14.
There's only one place in Wisconsin where you can find pig races, livestock shows, fried food on a stick and MC Hammer ... all in one spot. It's the Wisconsin State Fair! One of the most popular events of the summer is back as gates open at the fairgrounds at 8 a.m. today (most buildings open at 9 a.m.), and the best thing about it is that it's just a hop, skip and a jump away from anywhere in Greenfield. Here is your guide to State Fair food, entertainment, shopping and ticket deals: Be sure to share you State Fair pictures with Greenfield Patch by uploading them to this story or emailing them to David.Cotey@patch.com.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Four of the thefts were in the City of Racine and the other was in Caledonia.
Officials with the Greenfield Police Department are searching for a man who took cash from Loomis Food & Beverage last week. This isn’t the first time Faheem Babwari, 25, of West Allis, is accused of taking money from a business. He had just been released from jail in Racine County after the Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Babwari with several similar thefts, one of which was in Caledonia. All of the charges were misdemeanors and he wasn’t armed during any of the thefts. Babwari was released from jail on March 2 after he posted $500 bail. According to court records, Babwari was charged earlier this month with five counts of theft, moveable property, and obstruction after he stole cash from five different gas stations/…