Theft. Tires were stolen from the Recycling Center, 1825 Crosstown Blvd. NW.
Assist public. A man called police to ask about getting a ride home from 102nd Lane NE. and University Avenue NE., because it was raining. He declined the ride after learning that officers would not take him shopping on the way home.
Theft. A purse was stolen from a vehicle in the 7300 block of 111th Avenue.
Drugs. A 58-year-old man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, drunken driving, speeding and carrying a pistol under the influence of alcohol, following a traffic stop at 44th Avenue and NE. Main Street.
Animal complaint. A tortoise was reported missing in the 900 block of Overton Drive NE.
Suspicious activity. Residents in the 11000 block of Hillcrest Court reported receiving an alert that their home alarm had sounded. They returned home to find the garage door open and footprints in the garage. Nothing appeared to be missing.
Theft. A 2016 Dodge Ram pickup truck was stolen from the 16800 block of Jenkins Circle NE. The keys had been left inside the truck.
Traffic. A deputy pulled over a vehicle shortly before midnight after seeing it cross over the median in the area of 10th Street and Keats Avenue. The driver admitted he had recently smoked marijuana, and turned over a baggie containing a small amount. He also admitted violating restrictions on his driver's license, which allowed him to drive only to work and treatment. He was cited for possession of marijuana, violating license restrictions and failing to install an ignition interlock.
Fraud. A 78-year-old man received a phone call from someone claiming to be his grandson who said he had been in a car accident, was in jail and needed money to get out and pay for damage done to the other vehicle. The man believed him, bought $1,900 worth of gift cards and relayed the card information to the caller in subsequent calls.
Curfew. Police found a juvenile male out after curfew, carrying a lighter and fireworks, in the 2300 block of White Bear Avenue. They took the boy home.
Property damage. A vehicle in the 1100 block of County Road D was damaged by someone trying to steal its catalytic converter.
Theft. Clothing was stolen from an unattended washing machine in the 1800 block of Old Hwy. 8.
Theft. Dirt was stolen from property in the 19900 block of Ferret Street NW.
Theft. A bag was stolen from the beach in the 21700 block of Lake George Boulevard NW.
John Wareham • 612-673-7759
and 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.