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Written by Ozaukee Press   
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 18:28

A Port Washington woman was cited for failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian or bicyclist after an Oct. 8 incident near Lincoln Elementary School, according to police.

    Police said a 46-year-old Port man was crossing James Drive near Theis Lane on his bicycle when a 28-year-old woman who lives in Port Washington came around the corner and nearly struck the man.

    A witness told officers the woman came “flying around the corner” and the man had to get off his bike to avoid being struck, police said. The man, who reported the incident to police, gave officers the license plate number of the woman, adding he has had issues with her in the past, according to authorities.

    The woman said she was waiting for the man to cross the road, but when he stopped she proceeded down the street, police said.

    In other police news:

    • Police arrested two people who broke into a vacant house on North Crowns Street Oct. 13.

    According to police, a 15-year-old girl knew the house was vacant when she and an 18-year-old Port Washington man who was homeless broke badgeinside about 2:20 p.m.

    Police have referred the case to the district attorney’s office, seeking charges of trespassing, possession of marijuana and two counts of possession against the man.

    They referred the Port Washington girl to juvenile court.

    • Police are investigating an Oct. 10 incident during which someone dug up an evergreen bush that had been planted alongside the driveway leading to the police station.

    The bush was found about 3 a.m. on the sidewalk along West Jackson Street.

    • Officers were called to the area of Hales Trail and Sunrise Drive about 9 p.m. Oct. 12 for a report that a group of eight to 10 youths dressed in black was walking through backyards and, if someone turned their lights on, running.

    Police found the youths, who explained they were “booing” in the area — ringing doorbells and leaving bags of candy behind for the property owner to find.