Suspicious activity. A nickel taped to the front window of a home was reported in the 10 block of High Point Road. The homeowner had no idea how long it had been there.
Driving violation. A 47-year-old woman was cited for speeding after she was observed going 104 mph on I-494. She told the officer she was leaving class and on her way home.
Drugs. A 24-year-old woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop in the 5200 block of Edina Industrial Boulevard.
Theft. A 2004 Ford truck was stolen from the 5200 block of Central Avenue NE.
Suspicious person. A deputy responding to a report of someone knocking on doors in the area of Falcon Circle and Oneka Parkway at midnight located a juvenile who explained that he got lost looking for his girlfriend’s house and his phone stopped working due to the cold weather. He was taken home.
Suspicious vehicle. An officer observed a vehicle parked near the water tower at Spirit Hill Cemetery on Sunset Drive at 2:27 a.m. The occupants of the vehicle, an adult female and juvenile male, told the officer they stopped on their way home from work to play Pokemon Go. The boy’s father was contacted and was aware his son was getting a ride with the woman. The boy was advised of the curfew violation and given a warning.
Damage to property. A resident in the 800 block of Jewel Avenue told authorities his juvenile son had a gathering at their home with friends from school. He said other unknown parties, from a different school, came to the home. When the resident broke things up some revelers fled, taking shoes and jackets that didn’t belong to them. One also took a chair from the front porch and threw it on the driveway.
Disturbance. Officers responded to a report of a disturbance at McDonald’s, 21044 Kenrick Av., between a customer and management over coffee not being ready. No arrest was made.
Drugs. A 37-year-old man was arrested for driving after cancellation following a traffic stop at 190th Street W. and Cedar Avenue. During a search of the vehicle, officers found suspected crack and cocaine. The suspect was also charged with third-degree controlled substance for sale.
Obstructing the legal process. Police used force to gain entry to a room at the Emerald Inn, 2025 County Road D, to arrest a 42-year-old man who had reported two officers shot by Hell’s Angels dressed as police. A hotel employee confirmed no one had been shot; he said he believed the caller was under the influence of drugs. The man, who also had a warrant, would not let police into his room and made it clear he didn’t believe they were actual officers.
Medical. Officers responded to a report of a staple stuck in an 18-year-old woman’s finger in the 300 block of Clydesdale Trail. An ambulance arrived and a paramedic removed the staple.
Drunken driver. Police checking on the welfare of a driver slumped over in the driver’s seat of a running vehicle parked in a no-parking zone in the 700 block of 1st Avenue arrested a 28-year-old man for drunken driving.
Theft. The tab sticker from the front license plate was reported stolen off a vehicle parked in the 1200 block of 10th Street.
Theft. The hood was stolen off a vehicle in the 4300 block of Colorado Street.
Disorderly conduct. A 39-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for disorderly conduct and obstructing the legal process at Pullman Club, 124 1st Av. W.
Drugs. A 15-year-old boy was cited for possession of marijuana at Shakopee High School, 100 17th Av.
Child found. A public works employee reported that he found a 5-year-old girl walking in the 1400 block of Vanadium Street NW. The officer located her home and was able to wake up a 25-year-old uncle to take care of the child.
Drugs. A 50-year-old man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, driving after cancellation and a warrant following a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Pahl Avenue.
Theft. Magic cards were stolen from Game Stop, 2701 39th Av.
Suspicious activity. A resident in the 18000 block of Layton Avenue reported a truck drove by his residence twice and the driver rolled down his window and spat.
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.