Theft report. A trolling motor was stolen off a boat docked at a residence in the 5000 block of Stillwater Boulevard.
Suspicious person. A resident in the 80 block of Dellwood Avenue reported a woman digging in the resident’s garbage. The woman was gone by the time police arrived.
Watercraft violation. The operator of a watercraft on White Bear Lake was cited for not having an operator permit for ages 14-17. He was also given warnings for having expired registration and being on the water less than one hour before sunset.
Texting and driving. An officer observed a driver texting while she was driving in the area of 12th Street and 3rd Avenue. The driver didn’t deny she was texting and told the officer she thought it was only illegal in California. She was given a citation.
River complaint. Police received a call about a buoy submerged in the St. Croix River south of the Interstate 94 bridge. The caller was concerned it might be dangerous to boaters.
Disturbance. Two juveniles were reportedly yelling obscenities at passing vehicles in the 500 block of Grospoint Avenue. An officer located one of the juveniles and discussed how his behavior could be considered disorderly conduct. The juvenile told the officer he would work on his behavior in public.
Suspicious persons. A woman reported to police that while loading her vehicle in the parking lot of the Menards at 3205 Hadley Av., a man in a blue Menards vest without a name tag assisted. When she got home and started unloading her vehicle the same man approached and asked her a sexually suggestive question. She yelled at him to leave and he did in a gold midsize vehicle. Police checked with Menards employees who said they didn’t know of an employee matching the suspect’s description.