West metro police blotter excerpts

  • Updated: April 1, 2014 - 2:20 PM

An arrest or citation means police suspect that a crime has occurred; they are allegations and still must go before a judge. 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.

CORCORAN

MARCH 6

Missing person: A parent reported a 14-year-old daughter missing from the 7800 block of Maple Hill Road. An officer located her at school.

EDINA

MARCH 3

Burglary: Tools were stolen from a house being remodeled on the 100 block of Paddock Road.

MARCH 4

Drugs: An 18-year-old Edina man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia following a traffic top on Dovre Drive and Lincoln Drive.

EXCELSIOR

MARCH 19

Theft: Someone stole 12 pairs of designer jeans, valued at $2,100, from the House of Amore & Fede, 226 Water St.

LAKETOWN TOWNSHIP

MARCH 1

Underage drinking: Multiple citations were issued for underage consumption after officers responded to a report of an underage drinking party on the 8000 block of Scandia Road.

MEDINA

MARCH 6

Animal complaint: A resident from the 3200 block of Carriage Drive reported having an ongoing issue with a raccoon. The resident was provided with a live trap.

PLYMOUTH

FEB. 27

Weapon: A 14-year-old boy was arrested after school officials and an officer found a knife in his backpack at Plymouth Middle School, 10011 36th Av. N.

MARCH 5

Drunken driving: A 44-year-old Plymouth man was arrested for drunken driving after his vehicle was found stuck in a snowbank on the 3700 block of Pilgrim Lane.

Theft: A billfold was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 3800 block of Plymouth Boulevard.

MARCH 12

Burglary: Jewelry and electronics were stolen from a home on the 300 block of Sycamore Lane. Entry was gained through an unlocked door.

RICHFIELD

MARCH 12

Theft: While walking on 65th Street and Oliver Avenue S., a woman flagged officers and reported she had been carjacked, driven into Minneapolis and dropped off at a gas station. The vehicle stolen was a 2011 Dodge Avenger. It was later found in Minneapolis.

Robbery: Officers responded to 66th Street and Nicollet Avenue S. regarding suspicious males. Three men, all 26-year-olds from Florida, were arrested on suspicion of robbery after officers found a replica handgun, ski masks and burglary tools in their possession.

MARCH 16

Drunken driving: A 24-year-old Richfield man was arrested for drunken driving after officers found him passed out at the drive-through window at Wendy’s, 6500 Lyndale Av. S.

MARCH 18

Robbery: A suspect put a knife to the back of an employee at SuperAmerica, 7720 Nicollet Av. S., and demanded that the cash drawers be opened. The suspect fled with the cash.

TONKA BAY

MARCH 19

Theft: Prescription medications were stolen from the mailbox of a home on Birch Bluff Road.

WACONIA

MARCH 8

Drunken driving: A man from Cologne was arrested for drunken driving on a snowmobile at Maple Street S. and Hwy. 5. He was also cited for a snowmobile ordinance violation.

 

Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131

 

An arrest or citation means police suspect that a crime has occurred; they are allegations and still must go before a judge. 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.

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