Suspicious activity. A resident in the 9000 block of Knollwood Drive returned home from out of town at 8 a.m. to find a vehicle with several juveniles stuck in the snow in his driveway. Two of the juveniles were cited for minor consumption. One of the vehicle’s occupants was arrested on a Dakota County warrant for 5th-degree assault.
Compliment. The Sheriff’s Department received a call from someone in the 10 block of Garden Glen who wanted to pass along a “thank you” to the department. The caller said the male deputies are really nice guys and the females are nice, too.
Scam report. Someone called a man in the 15000 block of 122nd Street claiming to be his grandson and in trouble and in need of money. The man knew it was a scam because he has no grandson by the name given.
Suspicious activity. An arrow was reported stuck in a tree in the 6400 block of Kings Drive. A resident at the address, who didn’t want an officer to come on his property, admitted to shooting the arrow three years ago. He said he didn’t know it was illegal to use a bow and arrow on private property. He was verbally warned of the city ordinance prohibiting it.
Check welfare. An officer was dispatched to Burger King, 7051 10th St., to check on a report of a 14-year-old who had taken the wrong bus and was lost. The juvenile told the officer he took the wrong bus on his way to a birthday party. The host of the party was contacted and agreed to to pick him up.
Fraud. A resident in the 1600 block of Helena Road told police he received a phone call from a woman who said she was with a company who had overcharged him for work done on his computer. She said she needed his credit card number to reimburse him. Approximately $435 was removed from his account that day and he canceled the card.