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Parking complaint. An officer responded to a report of a junk boat parked near Upper 35th Street and Garden Boulevard. The complainant said the boat had been parked there last summer. A parking violation citation was given to the boat’s owner, who said he would move it off the street.
Suspicious activity. A man was observed getting out of a red Honda Civic and putting a license plate over the existing rear plate in the 1300 block of Hilo Avenue. The vehicle may have been involved in a gas drive-off around the same time.
Criminal damage to property. A man was reported using a bat to break windows on a vehicle in a parking lot in the 1600 block of Granada Avenue. An officer made contact with the owner of the vehicle, and he admitted to smashing the windows of his car because he was upset it wouldn’t start and was having a bad day. He was told to pick up the glass and use better judgment.
Theft. Several large landscaping stones were reported taken from a yard in the 2800 block of Wimbledon Ridge. The complainant explained the stones had gradually disappeared over the past year and only half of what she originally had remained.
Bear concern. A resident in the 11000 block of Brookview Road told police her neighbor thought there was a bear in her back yard because the bird feeders were knocked off a tree. No bear was seen.
Suspicious activity. Police checked on multiple calls of suspicious activity that ended up being related to a juvenile Nerf war taking place throughout Woodbury. In several instances, juveniles were walking or running through yards. Police contacted the youths and were able to get them to stop.
John Wareham • 612-673-7759
Items are selected from reports made to police and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime.