Top Hits: Mailboxes, Deer, and — Oh, Yeah — the Mayor

Muskego police blotter indicates a bad week for "cars v. fill-in-the-blank."

If you're a body shop owner, this week's police blotter could make you smile.

Two separate indicidents involving mailbox damage were reported, along with a car vs. deer, and car vs. mayor likely has the vehicles' owners in need of their services.

On Friday, Oct. 5, a homeowner in the S6600 block of Hillendale Drive reported he came home to find his lawn and mailbox damaged by an unknown vehicle. The following day, an officer on patrol found a mailbox in the road in the area of College Avenue and Martin Drive, which had been struck and damaged by an unknown vehicle.

A tow truck operator also reported striking a deer on Hillendale Drive at Sunnyhill Drive on Tuesday, Oct 9.

In addition, as earlier reported, the Mayor Kathy Chiaverotti was involved in an accident Tuesday night after a meeting at City Hall. She received minor injuries after she was struck by a car driven by an 85-year-old Muskego man while walking across the parking lot and is expected to make a full recovery.

Other incidents reported in the past week include:

Saturday, Oct. 6 -

  • A 21-year-old Greenfield man who was reported to be walking in the area of Woodland Place and Janesville Road, and appeared disoriented, was found to be suffering from a heroin overdose. The man received medical attention, and faces charges of possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia.
  • Officers were unable to locate the source of fireworks reported in the area of Durham and HiView drives.

Sunday, Oct. 7 –

  • A resident in the S7200 block of Daisy Drive reported damage to her vehicle.
  • A 38 year old Muskego man was arrested for drunken driving after rear ending another vehicle on Durham Drive at Easy Street. An 18-year-old Waukesha woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle that was struck, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for underage drinking.
  • A 65-year-old Muskego man was arrested for his second drunken driving offense on Racine Avenue and Prospect Drive, after being called in by an off-duty Muskego officer.

Wednesday, Oct. 10 - Walmart called to report the theft of a television which occurred on Oct. 9.

Thursday, Oct. 11 – A license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the S8400 block of Challenger Drive.


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