Oak Creek Crime
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Tuesday Sep 1 | via OakCreek
Damage to the door and frame is estimated at $750. The victims were attending their son's funeral when the burglary occurred, and some of the property belonged to their deceased son. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via OakCreek
Editor's note: Due to space limitations, police maps are not included this week but are expected to return next week. A woman was assaulted and carjacked by two males at PDQ Food Store, 6300 S. 27th St., at about 11:25 p.m. Aug. 12. The victim was emptying garbage out of her vehicle near the air pumps behind the store when two males ran up and punched her in the eye, threw her to the ground and stole her red Kia Optima. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via OakCreek
The Oak Creek Police Department is issuing a warning to commercial landscape and construction companies working in Oak Creek. Oak Creek Police Department and much of Milwaukee County have seen an increase in theft of equipment left unattended at work sites. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via WauwatosaNOW.com
Otis P. Taylor, 29, of Milwaukee was charged with first degree recklessly endangering safety and possession of a firearm by a felon. According to the criminal complaint, around 1:40 a.m. Aug. 8, an officer responded to the bowling alley, located at 11737 W. Burleigh Street, for a shooting complaint. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | via India.com
On Aug. 5, the third anniversary of the tragic Oak Creek, Wis., gurdwara shooting , a vigil was held at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin honoring the memories of victims Paramjit Kaur Saini, Sita Singh, Ranjit Singh, Prakash Singh, Suvegh Singh Khattra and Satwant Singh Kaleka. Members of Congress and several Sikh organizations issued statements on the occasion. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via India.com
Washington, Aug 8: Combating incidents of violent extremism such as the "tragic" Wisconsin gurudwara shooting in which six worshippers, including Indians, were killed has been a top priority of the Obama government, the White House has said. "This administration has made countering violent extremism, like the violent extremism that we saw in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, a top priority," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said yesterday. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via The Las Vegas Sun
On Aug. 5, 2012, a white supremacist murdered six Sikh-Americans at their Gurdwara, or place of worship, in Oak Creek, Wis. We need to alter our policies - and our political discourse - to make sure such a tragedy never occurs again. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Members of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin gathered to observe the 3rd anniversary of the shooting massacre at their sanctuary in Oak Creek. White supremacist gunman Wade Michael Page killed six worshipers on August 5th of 2012, and shot himself to death just a split after a policeman's bullet struck him. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 5 | via WISN-TV
People will gather an an Oak Creek temple to remember a quiet Sunday morning in 2012 that was shattered by gunfire. Six people were killed at Sikh temple Wisconsin on Aug. 5 as Wade Michael Page opened fire on temple members. Comment?
Aug 4, 2015 | via Roll Call
For the second time on Capitol Hill, staffers, lawmakers and citizens gathered in the Rayburn foyer, removed their shoes, donned orange head scarves and participated in a centuries-old Sikh tradition. The second "Langar on the Hill" recently drew roughly 350 people for the tradition centered around equality, in which attendees sit on the floor and share a meal regardless of racial or socioeconomic barriers. Comment?
Aug 1, 2015 | via USA Today
Rest assured, that broken-hearted tweet from Amy Schumer was not all she has to say about gun violence following the July 23 shooting at a Lafayette, La., movie theater showing her comedy Trainwreck. Schumer on gun violence fight: 'I'm on it' Rest assured, that broken-hearted tweet from Amy Schumer was not all she has to say about gun violence following the July 23 shooting at a Lafayette, La., movie theater showing her comedy Trainwreck. Comment?
Aug 1, 2015 | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Investigators say in a court filing they started the John Doe because Walker's Milwaukee County office was "uncooperative and obstructed" probe into theft of veterans money. Members of the Oak Creek and Sihk community gather in the parking lot of the Wisconsin Sihk Temple in August, 2014, to remember the murders of temple members. Comment?
Jul 31, 2015 | via Switched
This Wednesday, Aug. 5, will mark three years since a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, claimed the lives of six worshippers. It was one of the deadliest mass killings at a house of worship, and the most recent one until the June 17 church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. Comment?
Jul 28, 2015 | via OakCreek
2Two men were taken into custody for an armed robbery at Walgreens, 9449 S. Howell Ave., at 11:10 a.m. July 23. The men, one armed with a handgun, jumped the counter and stole multiple cartons of cigarettes on July 18. One man is also facing a state charge of retail theft for shoplifting $1,800 worth of cigarettes at the Ryan Road Pick 'n Save on July 16. 3A male employee at Wasserman & Associated, 8375 S. Howell Ave., printed and forged a payroll check for $620 and then cashed the check at the Franklin Walmart on July 17. The suspect was taken into custody on July 23 and is facing a state charge of forgery. Comment?
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