North metro police blotter
- July 31, 2012 - 10:32 AM
Property damage. Someone cut down a tree and dug up a lawn at a home on the 1300 block of 156th Lane NW.
Theft. Two guns and ammunition were stolen from a home on the 1500 block of 118th Lane NW.
Drunken driving. Two drunken men were riding a scooter in the Life Time Fitness parking lot, 2100 Northdale Blvd. NW., and trying to start fights with people. Officers arrested a 21-year-old man for drunken driving and an 18-year-old man for underage consumption.
Theft. Someone stole a check that was left on the front door for the milkman at a home on the 12600 block of Uplander Street NW.
Theft. A wallet was stolen from a purse that was left unattended on a bench outside the gift shop at Mercy Hospital, 4050 Coon Rapids Blvd.
Theft. Someone stole 25 fish from a fish pond at a home on the 500 block of 111th Avenue NW.
Drunken driving. A 31-year-old woman was arrested for drunken driving on the 2000 block of Northdale Boulevard NW. She had her unrestrained 3-year-old child in the vehicle at the time. The child's grandfather picked him up.
Child endangerment. Officers responded to the 6500 block of University Avenue NE. regarding a baby left unattended in a vehicle. Officers found that three small children had been left in a vehicle while their 30-year-old mother was inside the nail salon waiting to get her nails done. She was advised of possible consequences.
Burglary. Two computers and cash were stolen from a home on the 100 block of Pilot Avenue NE.
Found. A canoe was found on the 6900 block of Hickory Circle NE.
Theft. A 50-year-old man was cited for theft after he put a television behind his feet on his electric wheelchair and fled the store at Menards, 5351 Central Av. NE.
Animal complaint. An alligator and tarantula are being kept as pets at an apartment on the 100 block of 83rd Avenue NE. The complex manager will deal with the situation.
Theft. A 1995 Honda Accord was stolen from a parking lot on the 7100 block of Silver Lake Road.
Property damage. A mixture of soap and water was poured into the gas tank of a vehicle parked in a driveway on the 6700 block of 189th Lane NE.
Drugs. A 20-year-old Bethel man was cited for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle after he was stopped for a traffic violation at Alpine Drive NW. and Barium Street NW.
Alcohol. An intoxicated 28-year-old woman was passed out at Wal-Mart, 3800 Silver Lake Rd. She had a 0.336 percent blood-alcohol concentration on a breath test. She was taken to a detox facility.
Theft. A 57-year-old man was cited after he attempted to steal a cart full of meat from Cub Foods, 3930 Silver Lake Road.
Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131 Items are selected from reports made to police and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime in a neighborhood or community.
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