An arrest or citation means police suspect 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.
Theft: A wooden planter barrel was stolen from the end of a driveway on the 9600 block of County Road 101.
Suspicious activity: A resident from the 22100 block of Oakdale Drive reported that their driveway alarm went off and barn lights were on. Officers discovered that their adult son had walked up the driveway and gone in the barn to borrow their Bobcat because his vehicle was stuck in snow in the roadway.
Suspicious activity: A person reported finding a plastic bag containing the remains of a deer on County Road 116 and Larkin Road. Officers determined the remains had been there awhile and disposed of the bag.
Theft: A 51-year-old Minneapolis woman was arrested for shoplifting at Target, 7000 York Av. S.
Burglary: Two electronic items were stolen from a vehicle parked in a garage on the 6600 block of Limerick Drive.
Theft: A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of theft, giving a false name to police and obstructing the legal process after he was caught shoplifting at Macy’s in Southdale Center.
Drugs: A 22-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance following a suspicious-activity report on the 7400 block of France Avenue S.
Theft: A leaf blower was stolen from the yard of a home on the 300 block of John Street.