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Continued: Washington County police blotter

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  • Last update: June 7, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Motorcycle racing complaint. Thirty-five or more motorcycles were reported to be lined up at a stop sign and set to race in the area of Square Lake Trail and Paul Avenue. A deputy observed the riders pass by and determined all were moving below the speed limit.



Squad vs. turkey. A wild turkey flew up from the side of Stonebridge Trail near Oakgreen Avenue and struck a sheriff department’s squad car, damaging the driver’s side mirror.



Littering. A driver in the area of Radio Drive and Lake Road was reported throwing an empty soda can from his window. The complainant wanted police to speak to the offender but the license plate they provided was not on record.

Solicitor complaint. Someone in the area of Starlight Drive and Sunrise Drive reported that salespeople for a pest control company stopped at their house three times in one day. An officer checked the area but didn’t find any solicitors.


Neighbor complaint. A resident called police to report multiple vehicles speeding through the area of Settlers Ridge Parkway and Valley Creek Road and not fully stopping at stop signs. The complainant admitted to swearing and flipping off one of his neighbors due to the driving issue. He was advised to find a better way to channel his frustrations.


Suspicious activity. A man scraping license tabs off a vehicle was reported in the area of Parkside Drive and Preserve Trail. An officer made contact with the man who explained he was changing the tabs on his vehicle.


Solicitor complaint. A resident in the area of Deephaven Drive and Whitewater Drive reported a man and a woman soliciting at his home without permits. The complainant said the man was rude. An officer made contact with the pair, who attempted to claim the company they worked for was a nonprofit, when it wasn’t. The pair also claimed the company collects cash donations, but it was clear they were selling magazine subscriptions.

John Wareham • 612-673-7759

Items are selected from reports made to police departments and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime.

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