BLAINE

AUG. 2

Theft. A flashlight and change were stolen from unlocked vehicles parked in a driveway on the 1100 block of 6th Street NE.

CHAMPLIN

AUG. 5

Theft. Tools were stolen from a vehicle on the 11800 block of Champlin Drive.

FALCON HEIGHTS

JULY 29

Traffic. A bicyclist in the area of Larpenteur and Fairview avenues was given a verbal warning for riding without sufficient light and reflective surfaces.

LAKELAND

JULY 29

Suspicious activity. Two men in a silver vehicle were reported looking into mailboxes in the 16000 block of 3rd Street. The complainant confronted them and was told they were looking for their uncle’s checkbook. A deputy searching the area was unable to locate the men.

LAUDERDALE

AUG. 1

Welfare check. A 2-year-old child was found walking down the street alone in the 1700 block of Malvern Street. Police spoke to the child’s mother and it was determined to be an isolated incident while visiting relatives.

MAPLEWOOD

AUG. 3

Disorderly conduct. Police were called after a former employee of McDonald’s, 2730 Minnehaha Ave., became upset and threatened to come back with a gun after being refused a discount at the restaurant.

MOUNDS VIEW

AUG. 12

Theft. A 32-year-old man was cited for theft after stealing $18 in gasoline from Holiday, 2732 Mounds View Blvd.

Drunken driving. Officers responded to the Mermaid, 2200 Mounds View Blvd., on a report of a female slumped in a vehicle. The 20-year-old woman was arrested for drunken driving, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

NEW BRIGHTON

JULY 27

Theft. Two deer rifles and a 2007 SUV were stolen from a home in the 2500 block of 17th Avenue.

AUG. 1

Theft. A bicycle left unattended was stolen from the front yard of a home in the area of Longview Drive and Cedar Drive.

NEWPORT

AUG. 3

Suspicious activity. Someone complained to authorities that a woman was taking pictures of them in a public space in the 1400 block of 10th Street. The caller was advised the activity was not illegal and there were several ways to handle the situation.

OAK GROVE

AUG. 7

Theft. A moped was stolen from 18300 block of Dahlia Street NW.

ST. ANTHONY

AUG. 6

Drugs. A 32-year-old woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and marijuana and for driving after revocation following a traffic stop at St. Anthony Boulevard and Stinson Boulevard.

SCANDIA

JULY 29

Suspicious activity. Authorities responding to an underage drinking party in the 19000 block of Olinda Trail removed all the alcohol from the gathering. All the participants were given a preliminary breath test but none tested above .08.

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.