DEC. 5

Weapon. A 51-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the abdomen when he was removing a firearm from a new holster he had just received. He was transported to the hospital.

DEC. 14

Property damage. Lights and wires to a large Christmas display were cut in the front yard of a home on the 11700 block of Jefferson Street NE.


DEC. 9

Theft. Eight empty beer kegs were stolen from the Well Sports Tavern and Grill, 35 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW.


DEC. 20

Assist family. Officers mediated an argument between a man and his wife at their home. The man was upset because his wife always slams the toilet seat, waking him up and causing sleepless nights. Officers suggested they invest in a padded toilet seat and the two separated for the night.


DEC. 13

Theft. A trailer was stolen from the front yard of a home on the 5200 block of Irondale Road.

DEC. 16

Theft. Tools were stolen from a vehicle on the 2200 block of County Road 10.

DEC. 17

Theft. A 46-year-old Mounds View woman was arrested on suspicion of stealing a GPS unit from DealSmart, 2553 Cty. Rd. 10.

DEC. 20

Drugs. Two Minnetrista women, ages 20 and 22, were arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and prescription fraud at Walgreens, 2387 Cty. Rd. 10.

DEC. 22

Theft. A 29-year-old Blaine man was arrested on suspicion of theft, driving after revocation and displaying license plates for another vehicle after he allegedly drove off without paying for gas at SuperAmerica, 2640 Cty. Rd. I. The passenger, a 33-year-old Blaine man, was also arrested for a warrant in Anoka County.


DEC. 6

Theft. An officer saw a man and a woman walking with a Coborn's shopping cart on Armstrong Boulevard NW. The woman was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and lewd conduct after allegedly attempting to urinate, as well as for theft and liquor consumption in a public place. The man was cited for theft and liquor consumption in a public place. The shopping cart was returned to the store.

DEC. 13

Property damage. A snowmobile caused damage to the greens at holes 13 and 14 at the Links at Northfork, 9333 Alpine Dr. NW. The snowmobile tracks were followed to a home on Inverness Lane NW. The homeowner was advised to stop driving his snowmobile on the golf course.


DEC. 28

Alcohol violation. An 18-year-old man was cited for underage consumptions after officers responded to a loud party complaint at a home on 38th Avenue. He was taken home and released to an adult.

Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131

Items are selected from reports made to police departments and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime.