police blotter

ANDOVER

NOV. 12

Theft. A riding lawn mower was stolen from a yard on the 17700 block of Swallow Street NW.

NOV. 13

Burglary. Jewelry was stolen from a home on the 17800 block of Hanson Blvd. NW. Forced entry was gained through a service door.

CENTERVILLE

NOV. 8

Theft. A garbage can was stolen from the 7200 block of Centerville Road.

Drugs. After a traffic stop on Lake Drive and Griggs Avenue, the driver, an 18-year-old woman, was cited for underage possession of alcohol. A passenger, a 15-year-old boy, was cited for possession of marijuana and released to a guardian. Another 15-year-old boy was booked at the juvenile center for possession of alcohol.

NOV. 11

Theft. Tools were stolen from a garage on the 7100 block of Brian Drive.

CIRCLE PINES

NOV. 15

Arson. Four juveniles were released to their parents after they were detained for being in a city park after hours on the 100 block of Center Road. One boy, 15, was cited for arson.

COON RAPIDS

NOV. 9

Theft. A boat was stolen from the side of a garage on the 500 block of 105th Avenue NW.

NOV. 10

Noise complaint. Officers responded to the 9900 bock of Redwood Street NW regarding a noise complaint. A woman was in her vehicle listening to Christmas music loudly. She was given a verbal warning.

EAST BETHEL

NOV. 11

Drugs. A 32-year-old Wisconsin woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of a stolen firearm and giving false information to police after the vehicle she was driving was stopped for speeding and illegal window tint at Sims Road NE. and Hwy. 65. Officers searched the vehicle and found a large amount of cash, narcotics and a stolen gun, the report said.

FRIDLEY

NOV. 3

Drugs. An employee at Cub Foods, 246 57th Av. NE., reported finding five small bags of possible narcotics on the floor. The substance tested positive for heroin and was placed into police evidence.

Vandalism. A taxi driver reported to police that a female passenger had vomited inside the cab near Unity Hospital, 550 Osborne Rd. NE, and he wanted her to pay for cleaning the vehicle. An officer advised him that a crime had not been committed and she was not obligated to pay for cleaning.

NOV. 6

Medical. An apparently intoxicated 35-year-old man was taken from North Circle NE. to the hospital for a cut on his arm. He had put his arm through a glass door.

LEXINGTON

NOV. 15

Drugs. A 24-year-old man was cited for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and no proof of insurance after he was stopped for a traffic violation on Woodland Road and Lake Drive.

MOUNDS VIEW

NOV. 13

Burglary. A shotgun and electronics were stolen from the garage of a home on Landmark Circle.

NOV. 14

Assault. A 14-year-old boy was arrested for alleged domestic assault near the 5400 block of Jackson Drive.

Items are selected from police reports and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime.