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Off-Duty Officer Stops Home Burglar Fleeing From Scene

An Milwaukee Police officer stopped a potential burglary on North 109th Street.

According to police, the officer was driving near his home when he saw a suspicious subject in the 6700 block of N. 109th Street around 3:45 PM on Tuesday.

The officer witnessed the suspect pushing on the door of a home and trying to enter it before he stole a package from the front porch and began to flee.

The suspect, a 24-year-old Milwaukee man, was taken into custody by the officer.

The suspect had a stolen handgun on him at the time of the arrest and faces potential charges of Attempted Burglary, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Theft.

MPD will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.

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