Theft. An unsecured dirt bike was stolen from the yard of a home in the 3100 block of Bunker Lake Boulevard NW.
Theft. A snowmobile was stolen from the 200 block of 120th Lane NE.
Disorderly conduct. Police responded to a report of a neighbor yelling in the 1400 block of Larpenteur Avenue. They found an intoxicated 24-year-old man on the ground who registered a .38 alcohol concentration reading. The man was transported for medical treatment.
Child found. Officers responded to a report of an unattended 3-year-old boy in the 5200 block of Third Street. They found the boy’s 26-year-old brother asleep and woke him up; apparently the brothers had been taking a nap and the boy woke up first. Officers contacted the parents and told them what happened.
Underage consumption. An officer at Unity Hospital, 550 Osborne Rd. NE., was told of an intoxicated 17-year-old boy who had been brought there. The officer contacted the boy’s father and took the boy home.
Assist public. Officers responded to a report of a man who had locked his wife out of their home in the 1000 block of South Circle NE. They spoke with the couple, the man let her back inside the house, and they agreed to separate for the rest of the evening.
Theft/Disorderly conduct. An intoxicated man went into the kitchen of a restaurant in the 3000 block of White Bear Avenue and started making his own food. After being told to leave, he went into the freezer and started taking food. Police stopped him at the front door, where they found frozen macaroni and cheese, mozzarella sticks and chicken nuggets in his pockets. They cited him for theft and disorderly conduct.
Property damage. Someone cut the wiring for Christmas lights outside a home in the 1500 block of Myrtle Street.
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Animal concern. Authorities received a report of a deer that had gotten its antlers stuck while trying to jump a fence near the entrance to the Jackson Meadows development. The deer was able to free itself without help.
Theft. A 1999 Ford SRW was stolen from the 4800 block of Mustang Circle.
Theft. An unknown person took a pickup truck for a test drive in the 1500 block of 26th Avenue and never returned.
Theft. A chainsaw was stolen from an unlocked garage in the 19700 block of Cleary Road NW.
Suspicious activity. A resident in the 21000 block of Pomroy Avenue reported that their outside faucet had been turned on overnight.
Theft. A large amount of cash was stolen from the safe at Smashburger, 3900 Silver Lake Rd. Information on employees that had access to the safe was given to the police, who are investigating.
John Wareham • 612-673-7759
and Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131
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.