Theft. Electronics were stolen from a locked camper in the 23600 block of University Avenue NE.


MAY 10

Suspicious activity. A resident on Dellwood Avenue reported that a man had stopped to collect packages delivered to them under his name. He told them it was a mistake that their address was on the packages.

Ham Lake

MAY 10

Theft. Tools were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 15200 block of NE. Highway 65.


MAY 13

Ordinance violation. A man in the 2400 block of Harvester Avenue was cited for burning garbage and arrested on a warrant.


MAY 10

Theft. Someone broke into a storage unit in the 900 block of 9th Avenue and stole a sliver dollar.

MAY 11

Criminal damage to property. An orange stripe was painted on a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Continental Drive.



Theft. A 1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera was stolen from a garage in the 22500 block of Zion Parkway NW. The keys were in the vehicle.



Animal complaint. A resident in the 6900 block of 137th Avenue NW. called police to report that a snake was in their yard. Officers removed the snake.


Theft. A woman reported that her cellphone was stolen or lost. Her phone was found at the police station, where she had left it while filling out a report.

Welfare check. Officers responded to a report of a 911 hang-up call at a home in the 6500 block of 164th Lane NW. The homeowner indicated that their young daughter had been on the phone.


Assist public. A person reported that a child was locked in a bathroom in the 16400 block of Uranimite Street NW. Officers arrived and were told that the child was no longer in the bathroom.


Lewd conduct. Officers found two people having sex in a vehicle at a city park and gave them a verbal warning. A short time later the two people were found having sex in the back seat of a vehicle parked at a business in the 9200 block of NW. Hwy. 10. This time, the 44-year-old man and 35-year-old woman were cited for lewd conduct.


MAY 13

Drugs. A 53-year-old man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, fleeing police and other charges, when a large amount of drugs and cash were found in a vehicle after he was stopped at Arona Street and Arlington Avenue. Officers had stopped the man for revoked license.



Suspicious activity. A resident in the 1400 block of Palisade Path reported a man with a camera underneath their deck. When the resident went out on the deck the man emerged, took a photo of a house under construction next door and rode off on a motorcycle.


Suspicious activity. Two people found lying in a truck bed in the 11000 block of Brookview Road told an officer that they were star gazing. They were advised to leave.

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.