Suspicious activity. Someone reported a vehicle pulling into several driveways in an area near children in the 15000 block of Afton Hills Drive. Authorities contacted the vehicle’s owner, who explained that he was an Uber driver who had the wrong address and was stopping to figure out the correct one.
Theft. A handgun was stolen from a vehicle in the 11700 block of Georgia Avenue.
Theft. A shotgun was stolen from a deer stand in the 20800 block of Durant Street NE.
Alcohol violation. An officer spotted a suspicious vehicle parked in a lot at Hwy. 7 and Division Street. A 17-year-old Excelsior girl, a 17-year-old St. Bonifacius boy and a 16-year-old Minnetonka boy each were cited for possession of alcohol.
Suspicious activity. Authorities received reports of suspicious males knocking on front doors and footprints apparently leading to several homes in the area of 145th Circle and 145th Alcove. A deputy talked to two juveniles who said they were going door-to-door hoping to get hired to shovel driveways.
WEEK OF OCT. 28-NOV. 3
Drugs. Four individuals were arrested for possession of a controlled substance at Dodd Boulevard and Heritage Drive. Officers found approximately 9 pounds of heroin in the vehicle.
Theft. A customer left a gift card with a cashier at a gas station in the 2400 block of Larpenteur Avenue and promised to return after pumping gas. Instead, the customer drove off and the gift card was declined.
Suspicious vehicle. An officer spotted a vehicle parked at 73rd Avenue and Eagle Lake Boulevard and a woman with the car urinating on the side of the road. The 25-year-old woman was cited for public urination.
Theft. Two trail cameras were stolen from the St. Paul Ski Club, 1285 Sterling St.
Hit and run. A driver reported to police that his vehicle was hit from behind in the area of Beam Avenue and Swanson Street by another vehicle that he had honked at moments before when it appeared it wasn’t going to stop for him. The driver said the suspect vehicle closely followed him down the street before striking his vehicle.
Suspicious activity. An officer responded to a report that someone rang a doorbell just before midnight at a home on Northome Drive. The officer located two men in costumes and determined they were acquaintances of the homeowner who were playing a prank.
Suspicious activity. A resident reported hearing music upstairs at her home on Games Trail. An officer found that the music was coming from a clock radio in an upstairs bedroom.
Theft. License plates were stolen off a vehicle parked overnight in the 1400 block of 10th Street.
Drugs. A 28-year-old St. Paul woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and counterfeit currency, as well as on a warrant, at Mystic Lake Drive NW. and County Road 42.
Drugs. A 23-year-old Shakopee woman was arrested for possession of heroin and a hypodermic needle, theft and Scott County warrants.
Theft. A resident from the 3900 block of Silver Lake Road reported that while she was out of town, her 27-year-old daughter used her debit card to withdraw $1,200 from her checking account. The case is under investigation.
Drugs. An 18-year-old Waconia man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, marijuana and drug paraphernalia at Oak Avenue and Hwy. 5.
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Suspicious activity. A resident in the 1000 block of Paris Avenue reported that someone had placed political signs in her yard without permission. She took them down.
Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131
John Wareham • 612-673-7759
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.