OMG PD: The Odd and Odder From Police Reports

Given the chance to think hard about the consequences of their actions, a few folks decided they would go ahead and take the leap anyway. With dire results.

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."

Cops Tasered the, um … heck out of this guy

A twice-Tasered shoplifting miscreant at Greedale’s Boston Store left much for police to remember him by: A punch in the face, for one, and then

Whatever happened to good-old street sign theft?

Department of Transportation video was all the proof police needed to arrest a man for .

Google Map fail

A Milwaukee woman when she claimed her residence was in the 24200 block of Pacific Coast Highway. The bank bought it, but only briefly.

A ‘pro/con’ list can help at these moments

Caught by police and about to drive drunk, a Brookfield man made the only call he could when . He bolted.

And at these

Some Greendale High School students decided there was no reason to play hooky on a sparkling early spring day, when they .


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.

Sarah Worthman March 19, 2012 at 07:18 PM
I have to say, I have not been tasered. I have, however, watched other people tasered in police academy classes and that looks PAINFUL! Ouch!
Sarah Millard March 19, 2012 at 08:01 PM
Yes, yes it is painful. I will never do that again!
Beth David March 20, 2012 at 02:37 AM
Sorry but I laughed so hard with the first story, wonder if he'll think twice about ever stealing again.


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