FEB. 17

Drunken driving. A 26-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving, property damage and possession of drug paraphernalia after he crashed into the playground at Colony Preserve Park on the 1000 block of Fillmore Street NE.


FEB. 5

Theft. A 40-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman were arrested for possession of stolen property at Hwy. 169 and 117th Avenue.

Falcon Heights

FEB. 8

Traffic. A 22-year-old man was arrested and cited for texting while driving and driving after suspension in the area of Snelling and Roselawn avenues.

FEB. 10

Traffic. A driver was given a verbal warning for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk in the area of Larpenteur Avenue and Fry Street.

Ham Lake

FEB. 14

Theft. Mail was stolen from 14 residents in Flamingo Terrace Mobile Home Park on the 17100 block of Hwy. 65 NE.


FEB. 17

Theft. Steaks, valued at $100, were stolen from a freezer on the 8900 block of Duwayne Avenue.


FEB. 6

Property damage. A resident in the 1700 block of Onacrest Curve reported a screen on their home had been cut overnight.

Mounds View

FEB. 20

Terroristic threats. A 23-year-old man was arrested for terroristic threats involving a firearm on the 2600 block of Scotland Court.


FEB. 9

Animal complaint. A resident in the 4100 block of Goodwin Avenue was advised that it is against the law to shoot rabbits in his yard with a BB gun.

Assault. A man reported being called ugly and sprayed in the eyes with an irritant by someone he was meeting on a blind date at Marcus Oakdale Cinema, 5677 Hadley Av. He declined medical assistance and did not pursue charges.

St. Anthony

FEB. 12

Underage consumption. Officers responded to the 2500 block of 38th Avenue NE. regarding a welfare check of a juvenile down. Officers located four juveniles who had been drinking alcohol. Three boys, one 16 and two 17, and a 17-year-old girl were all arrested and cited for underage consumption. All the parents were contacted.

Theft. A 33-year-old woman was cited for theft after stealing hair extensions, valued at $185.99, from Sally Beauty Supply, 2700 39th Av. NE.


FEB. 9

Animal concern. Police captured and dispatched an apparently injured muskrat that had been reported charging at dogs and children in the 11000 block of Ivywood Trail.

FEB. 10

Unwanted customer. A customer at GameStop, 10150 Hudson Road, became upset and yelled at employees and other customers when he was informed of the store's return policy. According to a store employee the man had repeatedly bought games, used them for a short time and then returned them for other games. The customer left the store before police arrived. He was mailed a trespassing notice.

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.