OMG PD: The Odd and Odder From Police Reports

When the amusing and unusual stories from suburban Milwaukee police files lead to references to Clara Peller and Stumpy Peeps ... it must be worth a read.

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."

Where’s the beef? Um, well, actually …

Oak Creek police cited two people for a hot ’n juicy act at Wendy’s that did not involve hamburgers.

A case better left unsolved?

A Greenfield man ran afoul of the concealed carry law, which by itself is not usual. But the , very much were.

This is your brain on drugs

A plan by two young men to convert a Muskego marijuana buy into a theft . It ended with one man bruised, scraped, covered in mud and walking from the scene, and the other with his car both T-boned and on fire. Along with the obligatory felony charges.

Strip malls are just so convenient

One thief in Brookfield did not get far from the scene of the crime, .

A full-service law enforcement professional

While on her way home from work, a Racine County dispatcher actually she took regarding a one-car accident.

Did he want it on his face?

In Waukesha, a man arrested for selling drugs to an informant . But what he did want would probably be the first clue to suggest he wasn't going to get away with the sale.


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.

Peter Egan Jr. March 14, 2012 at 12:06 AM
In the famed words of radio hosts Walton & Johnson, "Criminals is stupid".
Tom Garrard April 07, 2012 at 03:37 AM
To the author about "This is your brain on drugs": you cannot conclude that any of the people involved in the incident were actually under the influence of mind-altering substances while the unsuccessful theft occurred.


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