BLAINE

FEB. 24

Theft. Flea repellent was stolen from Fleet Farm, 10250 NE. Lexington Av.

CHANHASSEN

FEB. 22

Driving violations. A 20-year-old Victoria man was arrested for fleeing police in a vehicle and careless driving following a traffic stop at Powers Boulevard and Hwy. 5.

INDEPENDENCE

FEB. 23

Welfare check. A man requested that police check on his children at his home in the 6800 block of Rachel Ridge Court. The father explained that he was out of town and the children were not answering the phone. An officer went to the home and found several vehicles parked in the driveway and on the road for what appeared to have been a house party. The officer spoke with the daughter and told her to call her father, and the officer also told the father what he had found at the house. Several of the vehicles parked on the road were cited for seasonal parking violations.

JORDAN

FEB. 25

Underage consumption. Officers responded to a report of people walking and being loud on Rustle Road. They determined that the two men, ages 20 and 21, were intoxicated, and cited the 20-year-old for underage consumption. They were taken home and released to a sober party.

LEXINGTON

MARCH 9

Domestic. Officers responded to a report of a 911 call at a home in the 8900 block of N. Highway Drive. They discovered an argument between two brothers, ages 16 and 13, and mediated their dispute over video games.

MAPLE PLAIN

FEB. 25

Suspicious activity. Officers responded to a report of a woman who said she heard glass breaking and something being dragged across a parking lot in the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive. They couldn’t find any vehicles with broken windows, but they did notice icicles 8 to 10 feet in length that were hanging off a building and determined that the noise was that of icicles falling.

MAPLEWOOD

FEB. 17

Disorderly conduct. Police cited a resident in an apartment building in the 1200 block of Frost Avenue for disorderly conduct after speaking to her several times about keeping the noise down. The resident told officers that she was in her apartment and could do whatever she wanted.

NEW BRIGHTON

FEB. 21

Property damage. Someone tried to steal fuel from a delivery truck parked overnight in the 400 block of 2nd Street, causing $3,000 worth of damage to the vehicle’s fuel tank.

NEWPORT

FEB. 20

Suspicious person. A deputy responding to a report of a suspicious person at 3 a.m. in the area of 5th Avenue and 12th Street spoke to a man in front of his house, who said he was getting wood ready to cut and split in the morning. He assured the deputy that he would not use his chain saw until later in the day.

RAMSEY

FEB. 21

Animal complaint. Officers responded to a report of horses set loose amid traffic on a road in the 7200 block of NW. 175th Avenue. They were able to contain the horses until the owner arrived and took them home.

RICHFIELD

FEB. 24

Drunken driving. A 45-year-old Burnsville woman was arrested for drunken driving after nearly striking a squad car in a roundabout in the 1500 block of 66th Street E.

SCANDIA

FEB. 22

Suspicious activity. Authorities checked on a report of a man in a vehicle parked late at night in the 19000 block of St. Croix Trail. The man explained that he was an antique hunter waiting for an estate sale to open the next morning. A deputy advised the man to wait in his car at a nearby state park entrance.

SHAKOPEE

FEB. 27

Drugs. A 42-year-old Mankato man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and marijuana and driving after cancellation of license following a traffic stop at TraveLodge, 1251 1st Av.

Watertown

FEB. 22

Drugs. A 17-year-old girl was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia in the 300 block of S. Lewis Avenue.

 

Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131

and John Wareham • 612-673-7759

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.