1The brick border of a driveway was damaged by a hit-and-run driver in the 1000 block of Washington Avenue on March 17 or 18. Bricks and other debris were scattered about.
2A fence was damaged after possibly being hit by a car at a business in the 6700 block of Fair Street on March 18 or 19. A post was missing from the location and damage was about $100.
A resident reported receiving a message on his computer saying it had a virus and he needed to pay $375 to get it removed March 19. He sent his bank information to the “caller” and was then asked for more information. He was about to send that as well when his wife told him it was a scam. He then notified his bank to stop payment on the fraudulent charge.
3A 23-year-old Grafton woman was cited for shoplifting after she was seen pushing a cart out of the store with items valued at $467 at Target, 1250 N. Port Washington Road, at 4:50 p.m. March 15. Earlier, a man entered the store and filled the cart with the items. He then turned the cart over to the woman, who admitted knowing the items were not paid for. Charges are being sought on the man.
A resident reported an ID fraud after receiving an offer to buy iTunes and instructed to send her social security number, a credit card number and bank information to the “seller” March 17. She did that and then realized it was a scam and cancelled the credit card and notified her bank. No money was lost.
A resident reported that someone applied for a credit card using her name and social security number using information from where she worked more than eight years before March 17. That person then asked for the card to be “routed” to someone in the Netherlands. The card was denied and no loss was reported.
4A 34-year-old town of Grafton man was cited for OWI and suspended registration after he was seen weaving in traffic on Maple Street at 12th Avenue at 2:17 a.m. March 18. There was a very strong odor of alcohol in the car and the man was taken for a blood draw. At the hospital he became “irate” and yelled obscenities.
5A 32-year-old Belgium man, described as “highly intoxicated,” was cited for disorderly conduct after he was found in the snow with his pants half-way off in the 1500 block of Wisconsin Avenue at 2:29 a.m. March 18. When he became aware, police asked him if he knew where he was and he said, “Right here.” His BAC was 0.197 and he was treated at a hospital.
6A 26-year-old Milwaukee man has been referred to the DA on allegations of theft of dozens of DVDs valued at more than $2,100 from his employer, Meijer, 1600 Port Washington Road, on March 19. The man was seen on video taking the DVDs, removing the wrappings and hiding them in his clothing beginning Feb. 15. He also took nachos and hot pockets. The man posted himself with the DVDs offering them for sale on his Facebook page. He also posted the inside of his car piled with DVDs. He has also not come to work recently.