Twin Cities north metro police blotter
- April 1, 2014 - 2:28 PM
Theft. A passport was stolen from an unsecured vehicle on the 16800 block of Argon Street NW.
Weapon. A 40-year-old man, in a home on Kerry Street NW., accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning the gun. He was taken to the hospital with a noncritical injury.
Arson. Someone started a fire in the first-floor stairwell of an apartment building on the 200 block of 99th Avenue NE. There were no injuries.
Theft. A snowmobile was stolen from the 15400 block of Rendova Street NE.
Burglary. A furnace, water heater and other appliances were stolen from a vacant, foreclosed home on the 2000 block of 221st Avenue NW.
Burglary. Jewelry and cash were stolen from an unsecured home on the 2300 block of 175th Lane NE.
Disorderly conduct. An intoxicated 54-year-old man was cited for disorderly conduct after he was found walking in the middle of the street on Griggs Avenue. He had allegedly assaulted a passing driver and jumped on the side of a vehicle after a motorist tried to leave the area. He was released to a family member.
Theft. A 38-year-old woman was cited for theft after she was unable to pay her cab fare on County Road H2.
Theft. A Bobcat, valued at $18,000, was stolen from the 2200 block of Woodale Drive.
Curfew violation. Two 14-year-old boys and a 16-year-old boy were cited for violating the curfew ordinance at Montclair Avenue and Glenhaven Lane.
Drunken driving. A 28-year-old woman was arrested for drunken driving and fleeing in a motor vehicle after she was stopped on Old Hwy. 8 and County Road H.
Fraud. A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of passing counterfeit bills at the Wynnsong 15 movie theater, 2430 County. Rd. 10.
Theft. Firewood was stolen from the yard of a home on the 20200 block of Rum River Boulevard NW.
Theft. Officers responded to a home on 159th Lane NW. on a report of theft of services. A cabdriver reported giving a ride home to a man who went inside without paying the $60 fare. An officer was able to get the apparently intoxicated man to pay the fare and he apologized to the driver.
Public intoxication. Officers responded to Village Pub, 2720 Hwy. 88., on a report of an intoxicated male. The 59-year-old man was taken to the hospital for evaluation. He had a 0.265 alcohol concentration.
Weapons. A 21-year-old man was arrested for carrying a pistol without a permit, illegal transportation of a firearm and possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle after a traffic stop on Silver Lake Road and County Road E.
Robbery. Two males robbed a woman of her wallet and fled after punching her and pushing her down on the 3800 block of Chandler Drive. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.
Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131
Items are selected from reports made to police and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime.
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