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North Metro police blotter

  • April 2, 2013 - 12:55 PM

BLAINE

MARCH 7

Theft. Gasoline was siphoned from two vehicles on the 11400 block of Quincy Street NE.

MARCH 8

Theft. Tools were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 3300 block of 92nd Avenue NE.

Theft. The manager at Kwik Trip, 1355 85th Av. NE., reported a man pumped $52 worth of gasoline and left without paying. Officers went to the home of the vehicle’s registered owner. He told officers that his 20-year-old daughter and her boyfriend had the vehicle. He agreed to go pay for the gas and deal with his daughter.

COLUMBUS

MARCH 1

Theft. Two tires were stolen off a vehicle in a business parking lot on the 14800 block of Lake Drive NE.

MARCH 3

Illegal dumping. A large pile of garbage was located at Camp 3 Road and Zodiac Street NE. A deputy spoke to a 34-year-old Ham Lake man after finding receipts in the trash with his name on them.

EAST BETHEL

MARCH 5

Theft. A snowmobile was stolen from the back yard of a home on the 20300 block of Durant Street NE. The key was hidden in the seat.

FRIDLEY

MARCH 8

Fire. A kitchen stove was on fire at a home on the 1300 block of Fireside Drive NE. A grease fire occurred while a woman was making fried chicken and French fries. No one was injured.

MARCH 9

Check welfare. A child was left unattended in a vehicle parked at Pawn America, 789 53rd Av. NE. The keys were in the ignition. Officers located the mother inside the pawnshop.

MARCH 10

Medical. A woman from a home on the 100 block of Rice Creek Way NE. was feeling dizzy and weird after taking street drugs. She was taken to the hospital.

Dispute. Officers responded to an apartment on the 100 block of 83rd Avenue NE on a report of two females arguing in the laundry room. They were advised that their laundry concerns were not a police matter and to go back to their apartments.

MARCH 13

Check welfare. Two children were placed in protective custody after police said their mother was found intoxicated and unable to care for them at an apartment on the 1200 block of Norton Avenue NE. The mother was taken to a detox facility.

LEXINGTON

MARCH 1

Drugs. A 22-year-old woman was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and having no proof of insurance after her vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation on Lake Drive at Griggs Avenue.

MOUNDS VIEW

MARCH 9

Property damage. Someone spray painted on a recreational vehicle in the 7700 block of Greenwood Drive.

OAK GROVE

MARCH 4

Weapon. An apparently intoxicated 59-year-old man from a home on Gypsy Valley Road NW. was taken to the hospital with an accidental gunshot wound to the leg. All guns were seized from the home, and the case was under investigation.

ST. ANTHONY

MARCH 13

Drugs. An 18-year-old man was arrested for possession of marijuana in a vehicle after he was stopped for a traffic violation at 33rd Avenue NE. and Stinson Boule­vard.

MARCH 17

Medical. Officers responded to Applebee’s, 2800 39th Av., regarding an intoxicated male. Officers found a 73-year-old man with a .292 blood-alcohol concentration, police said. He was taken to the hospital.

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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