Tosa police say driver obeyed traffic laws during chase

Jan. 29, 2013 10:44 a.m. | A suspect led police on a less-than-dangerous pursuit through the 100 block of North 92nd Street at 2:36 a.m. Saturday.

According to the Wauwatosa police report:

After trying to pull over a car driving 10 mph over the speed limit with expired registration, the officer was led on a pursuit that reached speeds of 30 mph and involved full stops at stop signs.

The suspect calmly drove with an officer flashing his lights and blaring his siren. When the officer called in and said he was in a pursuit due to expired registration, dispatch advised him to cut off the chase.

Officers came to the vehicle owner's house later and towed the suspected fleeing vehicle. The owner's mother was at the house and refused to answer any questions or let police into her home.

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Dog walk leads to recovery of stolen truck

Jan. 29, 2013 10:20 a.m. | A man took his dog for a walk and ended up witnessing a burglary and helping find a stolen truck.

According to the Wauwatosa police report:

A man walking his dog in the 2600 block of North 85th Street saw a man park a truck in a driveway, move the truck to another driveway and walk through several front yards before heading to a back yard at 8 p.m. Jan. 22.

He memorized the truck's license plate number and called police.

The driver then got in the truck, drove past the man and threw several mason jars out the window.

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