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Continued: Washington County police blotter

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  • Last update: March 29, 2014 - 5:02 PM

FEB. 24

Down fence/Cows in road. Several loose cows were reported wandering on the road, and hard to see, in the area of Square Lake Trail and Saint Croix Trail. The caretaker of the cows explained to a deputy that some are able to jump the fence but always seem to find their way back home.


FEB. 22

Animal complaint. An officer was sent to the parking lot of Caribou Coffee, on an animal cruelty complaint involving a dog left in a vehicle. The officer found the car with a dog and a child inside. The juvenile said he had been in the vehicle for an hour and a half while waiting for his mother but that he and the dog were warm. The officer contacted his mother inside the coffee shop and she said she would pack up and leave.

FEB. 24

Animal complaint. Someone in the 6900 block of 4th Street reported seeing two coyotes in her back yard. An officer advised her to leave them alone or attempt to haze them with loud noise.

FEB. 26

Theft. The owner’s manuals, among other items, was taken overnight from two unlocked vehicles in the 7000 block of 30th Street and the 6900 block of Upper 69th Street.



Ted Foss Move Over Law. The driver of a vehicle on Interstate 94 near Stagecoach Trail was cited for not moving over while two squad cars helped with a semi blocking a lane. The driver explained that he saw the emergency lights and flares but didn’t have enough time to move over despite there being three lanes and no other traffic.


FEB. 25

Suspicious circumstances. A dead rabbit was found on top of a snowbank in the 11000 block of Traverse Circle. The caller thought it might have been placed there by someone.

John Wareham • 612-673-7759

Items are from reports to police and are not a full crime picture.

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