Counterfeit money. Two men in a green van paid for a Craigslist purchase with counterfeit money in the 15000 block of Afton Hills Drive. The complainant sold the men two 8-foot heaters and didn’t realize the money, five folded $20 bills, was counterfeit until they drove off.
Snowmobile accident. Two people were thrown from a snowmobile after hitting part of a broken down fish house on Forest Lake No. 2. The snowmobilers didn’t see the remains of the structure as there was no standing wall. Both were slightly injured.
Abandoned snowmobile. Police checked on a snowmobile that had been reported left in a ditch in the 8000 block of Jamaca Avenue for two days. The registered owner was contacted and said he sold it in 2002. The snowmobile, which had some front-end damage, was towed.
Slumper. Police checked on a report of someone lying down in a vehicle in the 15000 block of Forest Boulevard. The man was a private investigator conducting an investigation.
K9 assist/apprehension/warrant arrest. A K9 unit was used to track a man with a warrant for his arrest who was hiding in a tree in the 10000 block of Hudson Boulevard.
Extra patrol/suspicious activity/criminal damage to property. Police responded to a report of footsteps in the snow leading to a travel trailer in the back of a property in the 9000 block of 31st Street. Police discovered someone had broken into the trailer. Police agreed to keep an eye on the trailer while on patrol in the area.