West metro police blotter
- July 9, 2013 - 4:25 PM
Burglary. Someone stole surveillance equipment and radios valued at $19,000 from an office in the Mustard Seed garden center, 10000 Great Plains Blvd.
Vandalism. Officers responded to a home on the 6300 block of Butterworth Lane regarding a vandalism report. Someone had put toilet paper in the trees, rubber bands in the driveway and their vehicle was covered with Silly String.
Underage consumption. Two males, ages 13 and 18, were cited for underage consumption of alcohol at the Edina Aquatic Center, 4300 66th St.
Theft. Teeth-whitening products valued at $676 were stolen from Walgreens, 6975 York Av. S.
Assist the public. Someone reported an open door at Birdstone Beads, 351 2nd St. No employees were in the business. It was discovered that the 54-year-old female owner left for lunch and forgot to lock the door.
Animal complaint. Someone called police for assistance in removing a squirrel from the ductwork of a house on the 100 block of Maple Street. Plunkett’s Pest Control arrived and removed the squirrel.
Theft. A rock was thrown through the window of a vehicle and a carton of cigarettes were stolen from inside on the 14700 block of 80th Avenue.
Burglary. Fishing equipment valued at $1,200 was stolen from an open garage on the 2200 block of Coldwater Crossing.
Animal complaint. Officers spoke to the owner of a dog regarding a barking complaint on Wind Ridge Trail.
Noise complaint. Someone was shooting off fireworks on Painter Road. Officers found them to be legal fireworks.
Check welfare. Officers responded to a home on Saunders Lake Drive regarding a 911 call. It was discovered that a child accidentally made the call.
Burglary. A safe and other items were stolen from an apartment on the 7700 block of Penn Avenue S. Entry was made through an unlocked window.
Assault. A 19-year-old Richfield woman was arrested for assault and property damage following a disturbance on the 6300 block of Bryant Avenue S.
Theft. A faucet valued at $189 was stolen from Menards, 7701 Nicollet Av. S.
Assault. A 27-year-old man was arrested for assault and disorderly conduct on the 6500 block of Oliver Avenue S.
Animal complaint. A deer was reported swimming in the water near the Narrows Bridge. Officers arrived and found the deer out of the water and on the rocks under the bridge.
Underage consumption. Two 18-year-old males were cited for underage consumption of alcohol on the 6200 block of Orchid Lane.
Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131
Items are selected from police reports and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime in a neighborhood or community.
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