Stinky Fruit Mistaken By Neighbor As Possible Meth Lab

Waukesha Police Department calls from March 9 and 11, 2014.

An exotic fruit with a unique smell caused a neighbor to be concerned that a meth lab was operating in an apartment building in the 300 block of West Newhall Avenue.

The caller reported at 6:46 p.m. Sunday that the entire building smelled like cat urine, however, the tenants in the building are not allowed to have animals. The caller googled the smells and one of the possibilities was a meth lab.

However, police found the pungent odor came from an exotic fruit. The fruit’s owner agreed to throw the fruit in the garbage.

In other Waukesha Police Department calls:

  • A person was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving after a man was found sleeping in a car in the 300 block of Carroll Street at 2:52 p.m. Sunday.
  • A vehicle’s window was smashed out at 3:08 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of Fleetfoot Drive.
  • A woman reported at 8:19 p.m. Sunday that her grandmother’s cat went missing in the 200 block of Carroll Street after the woman opened the door. The grandmother believed that another tenant in the building had stolen her cat and other items in the building, as well as dealing prescription medication. The cat returned home on its own and no further police assistance was needed.
  • A hatchet and a hammer were stolen from a car in the 400 block of Fairview Avenue. The incident was reported at 2:34 p.m. Monday.
  • A man was reportedly urinating behind a building in the 500 block of Wisconsin Avenue at 6:19 p.m. Monday. The man was gone upon police arrival.
  • A man was arrested after it was reported that he was violating his electronic monitoring at 9:12 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Frame Avenue.
  • An arrest was made at 9:52 p.m. Monday in the 2600 block of Lancaster Drive.
  •  A person was arrested at 11:49 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Madison Street after a vehicle was reportedly in a parking lot for several hours. A man who was found in the vehicle naked and covered in feces was reportedly transported for medical attention.
  • A person was arrested is on suspicion of intoxicated driving during a traffic stop at 2:11 a.m. Tuesday at Patricia Lane and Pleasant View Avenue.
Jon Heil March 12, 2014 at 10:33 AM
ha got to love nosey neighbors who think they know it all, maybe a government or state worker :D


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