Neighbor complaint. A resident in the 700 block of Birchwood Avenue reported an ongoing issue with a neighbor pushing snow onto her property. Authorities checked the area and confirmed that snow was being pushed across the street in violation of city code. A citation was mailed to the neighbor.
Disorderly conduct. An intoxicated 32-year-old man was cited for disorderly conduct and trespassing, and was taken to a detox facility after refusing to leave the Northtown Mall.
Disorderly conduct. A 50-year-old man was cited for disorderly conduct at a home in the 11400 block of Elmwood Avenue.
Theft. Two snowmobiles and a trailer were stolen from property in the 14000 block of Lake Drive NE.
Burglary. Jewelry was stolen from a home in the 16100 block of Dunkirk Street NE. Entry was gained by forcing the front door open.
Welfare check. An officer checked the welfare of a man who was said to be standing outside a home, without a coat and hugging a pillow, on Valley Green Park. The caller was concerned when the man did not respond. An officer arrived and found that the man in question was actually a cutout of the “My Pillow” spokesman.
WEEK OF FEB. 24-MARCH 2
Theft. A laptop and purse were stolen from a vehicle in the 9000 block of 214th Street W.
Theft. Catalytic converters were stolen off two vehicles at the Metro Transit Park and Ride facility, 185th Street W. and Kenrick Avenue.
Animal complaint. An officer checking on a dog left in a vehicle for a long period in the 1600 block of Carl Street was bitten by the dog after its owner arrived and released it. The 29-year-old man appeared agitated by the officer and refused to remain at the scene. He was arrested for endangering an animal, obstructing the legal process and disorderly conduct.
Suspicious activity. A deputy woke up a woman sleeping late at night in a vehicle with its lights on near Stillwater and Kindross roads. The woman appeared to be very intoxicated and explained she was waiting for someone to pick her up. The deputy held her car keys until her driver showed up.
Counterfeit money. A customer trying to buy a bag of Doritos at Cub Foods, 100 County Road B, was told that the $20 bill he was trying to use was fake. He apologized, denied knowing the bill was counterfeit and left his name and cellphone number. Police attempts to contact him using the name and number proved unsuccessful.
Drunken driver. Police responded to a report of a man who had gotten his car stuck in the parking lot and was arguing with other customers at Doghouse Bar and Grill, 2029 Woodlynn Av. The man, who appeared intoxicated, told police that he didn’t know how his car got stuck but denied that he had done it. Several people in the bar told police they had watched him get stuck. He was arrested and booked for refusing to take a blood alcohol test.
Underage consumption. An officer spotted two teenagers walking along County Road 110 W. after curfew and found that both had been drinking. A 17-year-old girl and an 18-year-old man were cited for underage consumption, and the girl was warned about violating curfew.
Fire alarm. Police responding to an alarm arrested a 28-year-old man for tampering with a fire alarm system in the 700 block of 1st Avenue.
Warrant. A 47-year-old woman was arrested on a warrant by police who were responding to a request for medical assistance in the 2300 block of Palmer Drive.
Traffic. A 26-year-old man was arrested for failing to stop for a school bus in the 300 block of Old Hwy. 8.
Robbery. Officers responded to a report of a fight in a parking lot at Dolphin Pool and Spa, 3405 Hwy. 169. They learned a 17-year-old boy had been apprehended in the parking lot after stealing cash from the business.
Assault. A 21-year-old Eagan man was cited for domestic assault and disorderly conduct, and a 16-year-old Shakopee girl was cited for domestic assault, disorderly conduct and giving police a false name, at Mystic Lake Hotel, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.
Drugs. A 30-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for possession of heroin, driving after revocation and on Scott County warrants, following a traffic stop in the 400 block of Sarazin Street.
Susan Hilliard • 612-673-7131
and 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.