West metro police blotter excerpts
- April 29, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Burglary: Three computers, valued at $3,050 total, were stolen from Cooks of Crocus Hill, 3925 50th St.
Theft: A 64-year-old Mendota Heights man was arrested on suspicion of theft after allegedly stealing a backpack from an open trunk of a vehicle on the 7200 block of Metro Boulevard.
Theft: Paintings valued at $2,652 were stolen from an apartment on the 3400 block of Parklawn Avenue.
Assault: A person was hit by an acquaintance at a party held in a home on the 5300 block of Malibu Drive.
Theft: A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in a parking lot on the 9800 block of Maple Grove Parkway.
Theft: A trailer was stolen from the yard of a home on the 6500 block of Hemlock Lane.
Animal complaint: Officers located two dogs running at large and were able to find their owner at a home on the 1500 block of Medina Road. The resident was given a verbal warning.
Burglary: A 2003 Dodge Stratus was stolen from an underground garage on the 3900 block of Plymouth Boulevard. It was later recovered in another city.
Burglary: Jewelry and electronics were stolen from a home on the 900 block of Windemere Drive. Entry was gained through an unlocked garage door.
Underage drinking: A 16-year-old girl was cited for minor consumption after officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on the 1300 block of Black Oaks Lane.
Underage drinking: A 16-year-old boy, two 17-year-old girls and two 17-year-old boys were cited for alcohol violations after officers responded to an alarm at a home on the 1100 block of Evergreen Lane N.
Drugs: A 16-year-old boy was cited for possession of marijuana after he was stopped for a traffic offense on County Road 10 and Sycamore Lane N.
Weapon: A 25-year-old Richfield man was arrested on suspicion of assault after allegedly pointing a gun at people on the 7400 block of Cedar Avenue S.
Robbery: A robbery occurred at Walgreens, 12 66th St. W. The suspect fled with $600 cash.
Drunken driving: A 28-year-old Richfield man reported to police that he was a victim of a hit and run and that the driver fled on foot in the 1000 block of 77th Street E. Officers determined that the complainant was actually the driver; he was arrested for drunken driving.
Drugs: Officers responded to 66th Street W. and Lynwood Blvd. regarding a report of two males smoking marijuana. A 19-year-old Minneapolis man was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and a 19-year-old Richfield man was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Weapon: A 24-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested for assault following a report of an incident involving a handgun on the 6300 block of Pleasant Avenue S.
Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131
An arrest or citation means police suspect a crime has occurred; they are allegations and still must go before a judge. Items are selected from reports made to police departments and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime in a neighborhood or community.
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