Suspicious light. A resident in the 400 block of Apple Orchard Road called about a strange light in the area. It was determined that the light was from a cellphone tower.
Abandoned boat. A boat was found in a ditch in the 13000 block of Ironwood Avenue. A check on the boat revealed it was not stolen.
Suspicious activity. A van following a school bus was reported near 125th Street and Goodview Avenue. Authorities contacted the owner of the van, who explained she was driving with her mother and following the bus so that the older woman could see her great-grandchildren when they got off the bus.
Vandalism. The tires of a boat trailer were reported punctured in the 16000 block of 6th Street.
Written warning. The driver of a vehicle near Mahtomedi Avenue and Juniper Street was given a written warning for speeding as well having illegal taillights, a cracked windshield, darkly tinted windows and an obstructed rearview mirror. He was given seven days to make the repairs.
Counterfeiting. A man purchased $355 of computer equipment with counterfeit $50 bills at Best Buy, 8301 3rd St. At the same time a woman tried to make a purchase from another cashier with a counterfeit $50 bill. The woman snatched the bill out of the cashier’s hand and left the store when the cashier attempted to verify the bill.