Missing gun. A man in the 3000 block of Norman Avenue thought an unloaded pistol was taken out of his vehicle after he was involved in an accident. He said he had spoken to the towing company but they didn't know anything about the pistol.
Suspicious activity. After a car alarm went off at a home in the 8000 block of 105th Street the homeowner asked a deputy to check the basement because they thought they had heard something there. The deputy found two cats but nothing suspicious.
Suspicious activity. A vehicle owner in the 14000 block of Glenbrook Avenue called authorities concerned someone had put something into their gas tank. They found the gas cap removed and a crystal granular substance near the opening. A deputy advised installing a camera system and said the Sheriff's Department would run extra patrols in the area.
Suspicious activity. A unoccupied red truck was reported parked several days in a row at a bank in the 14000 block of Forest Boulevard.
Neighbor complaint. A resident in the 8000 block of 50th Street who called about two neighbor children on the lake in front of her house was told by a deputy it was public property. The father of the children also contacted the deputy and said he became upset and argued with the woman after she yelled at his two kids. He also said the kids were on the ice in front of their home, not hers.
LAKE ST. CROIX BEACH
Suspicious activity. Authorities received a report of people continuously going into and out of a house in the 1000 block of Racine Avenue. It was determined someone was moving into the home.
Suspicious behavior. Someone in the 60 block of Berwick Place reported knocking on their front door all night. A deputy checking the residence found a bill slipped in the door.
Poaching complaint. A caller reported seeing several tree stands in Big Marine Park Preserve in the area of May Avenue and 170th Street. However, a deputy was unsuccessful making contact with the caller to locate where the stands were.
Found property. A kitchen knife iced into a gutter was found by a deputy making a traffic stop in the area of Hilton Trail and 60th Street.
Suspicious/Unwanted person. A resident in the 7000 block of Newberry Court told police a man came to his front door and asked him if he was a vegetarian. When the resident told the man that he wasn't, the man offered to sell him meat for $3. He left in a black truck with a topper. The resident was concerned he was casing his home.
Suspicious activity. A Realtor called police about a suspicious woman who has shown up at recent open houses where jewelry and prescription drugs have gone missing. The complainant was advised to call the next time the woman turns up and to try to get a license plate number.
Ordinance violation. An officer observed a vehicle parked on a walking trail in the 6500 block of Scheel Drive. The owner, a man using a nearby ice rink, was given a verbal warning and moved the vehicle without incident.
Items are selected from reports made to police departments and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime.