Suspicious activity. Someone reported to police that a man was sitting on a blanket in a cemetery at 5:56 a.m. An officer found three people in the cemetery who were playing on a game board. They were advised of the cemetery's hours and left.
Theft. Jewelry valued at $6,850 was reportedly stolen from a hotel room at the Westin, 3201 Galleria.
Theft. A woman reported that her purse was stolen from Chuck E. Cheese, 7505 France Av. S. She had left the purse unattended.
Theft. A woman reported to police that her grandson and his friend had taken her vehicle during the night from her home on the 100 block of Blake Road N. She did not want to report the vehicle stolen but requested help in locating the vehicle. The vehicle was found at the Minneapolis impound lot.
Found. An ATM machine reportedly was found dumped behind a business on the 1000 block of S. 6th Street.
Theft. A 2002 Ford van was stolen from outside a home on the 18100 block of 70th Avenue.
Theft. Propane tanks were stolen off a fish house on the 5800 block of Hwy. 12.
Civil matter. A 43-year-old man from a home on the 200 block of Cherry Hill Trail reported to police that his ex-wife was refusing him visitation rights to their dog. An officer explained that since there was nothing in their divorce decree regarding visitation of the dog, it was a civil matter.
Burglary. Copper wiring and a water pipe were stolen from a business on the 2700 block of Hwy. 55.
Shots fired. An officer heard six to seven shots from a shotgun on the 4700 block of Sycamore Trail. The officer located three males who were legally hunting crows nearby.
Animal complaint. Horses were reported loose along County Road 92. Officers were unable to find them.
Found. A bone was found along Eagle Bluff Road and turned over to the medical examiner. It was determined not to be from a human.
Drunken driving. A 21-year-old Chaska man was arrested for drunken driving after he crashed his vehicle on Hwy. 7 near Buck Lake Road.
Disturbance. Someone was peeking into the window of a home on the 7400 block of 4th Avenue S. Officers searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspects.
Assault. Officers took a report of a 6-year-old girl allegedly assaulted several times by a boy in her classroom at Richfield S.T.E.M. School, 7020 12th Av. S. The case was under investigation.
Burglary. A safe containing $200 in quarters was stolen from a home on the 7100 block of Nicollet Avenue S. Suspects entered the home by kicking in the front door.
Theft. A cellphone and mattress were stolen on the 6300 block of Lyndale Avenue S.
Shooting. Shots were heard near Lake William off of Ferncroft Drive. Officers located a man who said he had fired at a beaver. The case was forwarded to the city attorney.
Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131
Items are selected from reports made to police departments and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime in a neighborhood or community.