Help MPD Identify Suspect Wanted in North Side Cell Phone Store Robbery

May 25th, 2017 by milwaukeepolice

Milwaukee Police are seeking a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery at Metro PCS, 3105 N. 27th Street, around 7:45 p.m. on May 22, 2017.

The suspect entered the store, implied a weapon, and stole cash from the register. The suspect is described as a black male, around 20-25 years-old, approximately 5’10” tall, and between 220-250 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans, and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.

MPD Searching for Missing Elderly Man with Dementia

May 25th, 2017 by milwaukeepolice

Milwaukee Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a critical missing man, JL Lindsey (B/M, 04/17/1939).  Lindsey was last seen in the 7900 block of W. Bender Avenue around 7:50 p.m. on May 24.  Lindsey suffers from dementia and is described as 5’08” tall, 140 pounds, with salt and pepper hair.  He was last seen wearing a gray and blue jacket, blue jeans, and a fedora hat.  A picture of Lindsey is below.  Anyone with information is asked to call MPD Sensitive Crimes Division at 414-935-7405.


MPD Investigates May 24 North Side Shooting

May 24th, 2017 by milwaukeepolice

Milwaukee Police are investigating a shooting that happened around 4:00 p.m. on May 24 in the 2900 block of N. Teutonia Avenue. A 52-year-old Milwaukee man was shot during circumstances that remain unclear at this time. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. MPD is currently searching for the suspect and seeking a motive.

Suspect Arrested in May 24 Northwest Side Homicide

May 24th, 2017 by milwaukeepolice

Milwaukee Police responded to the 4700 block of W. Brentwood Avenue on Wednesday, May 24th, around 1:00 p.m. to check for a child abuse suspect. The suspect is alleged to have previously struck a 5-year old family member causing serious injuries and hospitalization. The subject was believed to be armed with a firearm and inside of a residence. The Tactical Enforcement Unit and Crisis Negotiators responded to the scene and entry was made. A deceased female was found in the residence and her death is being investigated as a homicide. The suspect in both the child abuse and homicide is a 49-year old male and has been arrested by Milwaukee Police in Racine County. The investigation is ongoing.

Father Arrested After Child Shoots Self

May 24th, 2017 by milwaukeepolice

Milwaukee Police are investigating an accidental shooting that happened around 9:30 p.m. on May 23 in the 3400 block of N. 36th Street.  The victim is a 2-year-old male child who is currently being treated at an area hospital for a non-life threatening injury.  The child’s father left a handgun in a location that was accessible to the child and the child accidentally shot himself.  The father of the child was arrested and the case will be reviewed by the District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.




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