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Police Report: April 15

April 17, 2013

MEQUON

DRUG POSSESSION

A 41-year-old St. Louis man was arrested for possession of 0.5 gram of marijuana after a report of people getting out of a car while drinking beer at Homestead High School, 5000 W. Mequon Road, at 5 p.m. April 6. There was a strong odor of marijuana in the car and the man, a passenger, admitted the marijuana found was his.

A 19-year-old Shorewood woman was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and warned for suspended registration on Pioneer and Wauwatosa roads at 1:20 a.m. April 8. Marijuana residue was found in a large jar, a plastic bag and scattered throughout the car. The woman said it all belonged to friends who smoked it in the car but she hasn't smoked it since high school. A pill jar with Prednisone was found in a backpack which she said belonged to her ex-boyfriend and she was keeping it for him.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 60-year-old Mequon man was arrested for drunken driving after hitting a culvert in the 11500 block of North Lake Shore Drive at 11 p.m. April 4. A resident called police after he came to the door, appearing confused saying he'd hit a deer. There was no evidence of that although air bags were deployed and beer cans found on the ground near his car. The man, who admitted having a couple of beers, failed field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol content of 0.09. He was taken for a blood draw.

An 18-year-old De Pere man was arrested for violation of absolute sobriety, underage drinking and disorderly conduct at McDonald's, 11250 N. Port Washington Road, at 3:33 a.m. April 7. The man had placed an order at the drive-thru and when told at the pay window to drive ahead and wait, he slammed the window shut. He admitted drinking in his dorm room at Concordia University but denied hitting the window. His BAC was 0.15. Two 19-year-old male passengers of Horicon and Sheboygan Falls were arrested for underage drinking with BACs of 0.06 and 0.08.

A 29-year-old Port Washington man was arrested for drunken driving, refusal to take a breath test, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, with a prior conviction, and bail jumping after yelling at an employee at the drive-thru window at McDonald's, 11250 N. Port Washington, at 12:40 a.m. April 12. The man fled the scene and stopped at a nearby parking lot followed by police who told him to turn off his engine and throw his keys out the window which he did. The man had just been released from jail that morning after being taken into custody for possession of child pornography. Police found a pipe with residue and 3.5 grams of synthetic marijuana in the man's possession.

OTHER

A 17-year-old Mequon girl was cited for failure to obey a street closing sign after driving around that sign and getting stuck in water more than a foot deep in the 12800 block of North River Forest Drive at 7:15 p.m. April 11. Mequon Fire and Rescue arrived and got the girl and an 18-year-old Mequon woman, a passenger, out of the car safely. The car had to be towed out of the water. The girl said her friend told her to drive into the water - that it would be OK.

THIENSVILLE

DRUG POSSESSION

A 20-year-old Thiensville man was arrested for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia in the 300 block of Heidel Road after Thiensville Rescue was called to the home due to the man's drug overdose at 11:48 a.m. April 8. He was transported to the hospital for treatment, and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections placed a hold on him for violating the terms of his probation. Heroin and drug paraphernalia were found in the man's vehicle.

OTHER

A 27-year-old Mequon man was observed paddle boarding over the Thiensville dam, 250 Elm St., at 6:21 p.m. April 11. Due to the large amount of rain and the swift river, the area was unsafe and posted closed to all people. The subject stated he was a professional rafter and didn't see the warning signs. The matter will be referred to the Department of Natural Resources.

A 16-year-old Milwaukee boy and a 32-year-old Milwaukee man were warned to stay off the Milwaukee River during flood conditions after an overturned kayak was found overturned and jammed into some trees on the Milwaukee River at 11:29 a.m. April 13. An officer spoke to two people in Village Park,250 Elm St., who said they saw someone in the kayak about 10 minutes before the officer arrived with another kayaker who appeared to be having trouble. The Thiensville Fire Department was paged to assist in searching for the kayakers. A short time later, Mequon police stated they found a kayak in a group of trees on the Milwaukee River south of Mequon Road. Contact was made with a 16-year-old Milwaukee boy and a 32-year-old Milwaukee man. Both stated that they launched their kayaks from the boat launch in the 100 block of South Main. They intended to paddle to Good Hope Road. The third kayak belonged to a resident that lives in the 600 block of Riverview Drive and it had drifted away from their residence. The two Milwaukee men were warned about their activities.

A 70-year-old Mequon woman was arrested for open intoxicants, obstructing an officer and littering after another driver reported that the woman had thrown a beer can out her window in the 300 block of Riverview Drive at 12:50 p.m. April 13. The caller got a good description of the vehicle, which was located at a store in Mequon. The woman denied throwing the beer can and stated she only drove over a beer can. She was intoxicated and not allowed to drive from the store.

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