Missing person. A 48-year-old woman from Oak Ridge Point NE. reported just before midnight that her 52-year-old husband was missing. She told officers that he had gone hunting in the Hinckley area and typically returned home between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. He was found at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake by police and Scott County Sheriff’s deputies.
Warrant arrest. A 28-year-old man with warrants in Ramsey, Hennepin, Anoka and Dakota counties was arrested in the area of Larpenteur and Prior avenues for driving after cancellation, having no proof of insurance and a registration violation.
Traffic. A driver in the area of Larpenteur and Snelling avenues was given a verbal warning for failing to signal a turn.
Suspicious activity. A resident in the 5800 block of Hackmann Avenue NE. reported that someone had driven a vehicle through a neighbor’s yard. After an investigation, it was discovered the suspect was the neighbor.
Theft. A 15-year-old boy was arrested for theft after stealing frozen chicken nuggets and video games from Wal-Mart, 8450 University Av. NE. He was taken home and released to his mother.
Theft. An unattended purse was stolen from Subway, 17543 Central Av. NE.
Possession of stolen property. Officers stopped a suspicious vehicle in the area of White Bear and Larpenteur avenues. Two males and a female were arrested for felony possession of stolen property.
Disorderly conduct. A 41-year-old woman was arrested for disorderly conduct at Mermaid, 2200 Mounds View Blvd.
Property damage. Someone threw a pumpkin at a mailbox in the 18800 block of Jasper Street NW.
Burglary. Cash and electronics were stolen from a home in the 22300 block of Xenia Street NW. Entry was gained through an unlocked door.
Disturbance. A husband and wife were reported arguing about their cat in the 6400 block of Upper 54th Street. An officer gave them advice on ways to resolve the conflict.
Hunting concern. A man was observed putting goose decoys in a field in the 7400 block of 40th Street, despite the fact that hunting is banned in the city. He told police he liked watching geese.
Littering. The owner of a business in the 1500 block of Woodlane Drive complained to police that another business was putting its discount stickers on his door and windows. A manager and employee from the other business admitted they were responsible and said they thought the place was closed. They were given a warning for littering because several stickers had blown off into the parking lot.
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.