OMG PD: The Odd and Odder From Police Reports

Sometimes police have to work really hard to solve small-town crimes. Other times, they get a "layup." There were a few of those this week.

If you think nothing interesting ever happens in the burbs, think again. Every week Patch highlights some of the more unusual crime news from throughout southeastern Wisconsin in our feature, "OMG PD."

‘I live in a small town’

A perpetrator in the middle of a grocery store parking lot. All he had to do was pass one check from this anonymous victim … who, it turns out, wasn’t that anonymous.

Um, could you repeat that please?

Some sharp police work . Detectives were able to complete the arrest upon careful examination of the evidence, which included the woman mentioning it during a visit to the station.

Took one hit too many

Greenfield police scored a heroin arrest with similarly painstaking work. This time, the scofflaw .

Pleasure and pain

Clearly, there was a reason for at the . And it’s probably best having no idea what that reason is.

Rounding third and heading for second base

It’s not clear if he partook of baseball’s Opening Day festivities, but on that night a man was — really wrong.

One Big Mac, one small fries, one large fraud, please

A customer at a McDonald’s drive through , but it had nothing to do with the food.


The above items are from reports from local police departments and criminal complaints. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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