West metro police blotter

  • November 27, 2012 - 7:04 AM



Theft. A vehicle belonging to the Minnesota Department of Transportation was stolen while the MnDOT employees were working on the Hwy. 41 bridge. The vehicle was found in another city.


OCT. 8

Theft. Numerous tires were stolen from a storage area of a business on the 19900 block of 75th Avenue N. Surveillance video shows the suspects and their vehicle leaving the parking lot with a trailer full of tires.

OCT. 11

Theft. A 20-year-old Rockford man was arrested for theft on the 7600 block of County Road 116.


NOV. 5

Burglary. A laptop, television and jewelry were stolen from a home on the 4000 block of Kipling Avenue.

NOV. 7

Theft. Three credit cards were stolen from a purse left on the floor at Panera Bread, 3345 Hazelton Road.

NOV. 11

Theft. A 14-year-old boy was arrested for stealing clothes from JCPenney's at Southdale Center.


OCT. 4

Suspicious vehicle. Someone reported a silver van going into numerous driveways on the 3800 block of Linden Drive E. Officers found the vehicle and the driver explained he was delivering the morning newspapers.

OCT. 8

Suspicious vehicle. A vehicle was found running and unoccupied on the 100 block of Summit Avenue. It was found to have been stolen in the city of Buffalo.

OCT. 12

Drunken driving. A 17-year-old Plymouth boy was arrested for drunken driving on County Road 101 and Prairie Creek Drive. A passenger, a 17-year-old Plymouth boy, was cited for minor consumption of alcohol.

Fire. A large grass fire was extinguished by the Hamel and Loretto fire departments on the 3200 block of Pin Oak Road.


OCT. 7

Theft. A washer and dryer were stolen from a home on the 9900 block of 26th Avenue N.

OCT. 12

Burglary. A purse was stolen from an apartment on the 9800 block of 45th Avenue N. There were no signs of forced entry.

OCT. 17

Theft. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 1900 block of W. Medicine Lake Drive.


NOV. 5

Disturbance. A 40-year-old man was cited for disorderly conduct at a home on the 6400 block of Blaisdell Avenue S. after being involved in a dispute with his neighbor.

NOV. 6

Theft. A woman reported more than $2,000 worth of items were stolen from her home on the 7000 block of Cedar Avenue S. by her boyfriend of six months. She let him stay at her house while she went to work and when she returned, he and her items were missing.

Theft. A 20-year-old Richfield woman was arrested for stealing merchandise from Sports Authority, 1150 78th St. W.

NOV. 10

Noise complaint. Officers responded to a home on the 7300 block of 14th Avenue S. regarding a report of shots fired. A large party with approximately 200 juveniles was taking place, and someone had thrown fireworks into a recreational fire. The homeowner was cited for a noisy gathering and illegal fireworks.

NOV. 13

Burglary. Electronics, jewelry, tools and more than $5,000 in cash was stolen from a home on the 7200 block of 18th Avenue S.

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.

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