Drunken Woman Tries to Pick Up Child From School

The following arrest information was supplied by the Lakewood Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Drunken driving

A woman was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, drug abuse and child endangering at Emerson Elementary School at around 3:30 p.m. Jan. 23 after she tried to pick up her child while driving drunk. The child was released to a grandparent.


A man was charged with petty theft after he was caught stealing razor blades from the Walgreens on Detroit Avenue at around 7:30 a.m. Jan. 24.

Dogs chasing kids

Police received a report of two dogs chasing children near Madison Park at around 3:20 p.m. Jan. 24. The dogs were caught and returned to the owner.

Breaking and entering

A home in the 1200 block of Cook Avenue was broken into and stripped of copper pipes on Jan. 24.


Police received a report that a home in the 1200 block of Ethel Avenue had been burglarized at around 9:20 p.m. Jan. 24. The back door had been broken open, however nothing was reported stolen.

Copper pipes stolen

Police received a report that copper pipes had been stripped from a home in the 1300 block of Lakeland Avenue at around 11 a.m. Jan. 25. 

Snowball fight gets out of hand

A snowball fight in the 1400 block of Alameda Avenue got “out of hand” at around 7:50 p.m. Jan. 25. Police talked to the children involved in the snowball fight.

For questions about this blotter, email colin.mcewen@patch.com.   

The original Bill January 30, 2013 at 12:52 PM
That's Emerson Elementary School. You need to update your files. It was converted a few years ago.
Colin McEwen January 31, 2013 at 05:32 AM
I updated the post, but the files are fine. Bill, my favorite anonymous online friend, my brain needs updated. Maybe a reboot. ;)
The original Bill February 02, 2013 at 04:12 PM
Yeah I noticed when I clicked the link that it actually did say elementary. Thanks for correcting the post. I guess I am a little OC about stuff like that. Love this site BTW


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