Animal concern. A deer with an injured leg was reported in a yard in the 15000 block of Afton Boulevard. The complainant said she did not want the animal dispatched. She was advised to leave the deer alone and that it should be able to survive on three legs.
Animal concern. A man in the 14000 block of Oakgreen Circle was bit by a stray cat he picked up in his garage. The cat got away and the man reported the area around the bite started to swell.
Suspicious activity. Someone in the 14000 block of Foxhill Avenue reported their doorbell ringing at 6:30 a.m. They were informed it was the Sheriff's Department, which was in the area at the time.
Suspicious activity. A man was reported ducking and hiding near a trail in a wooded area in the 13000 block of Fenway Boulevard. A deputy contacted the man who was cutting buckthorn in the area.
Suspicious situation. A man walking his dog in Sunfish Lake Park reported seeing a tent in the woods and a man near it who wanted to talk to him about religion. A deputy found an abandoned makeshift tent but was unable to locate the man.
Animal concern. The owner of a Jack Russell terrier in the 100 block of Iris Street contacted authorities about burns the dog sustained from an undetermined cause.
Parking complaint. Authorities received a call about an RV parked in the 800 block of Ledgestone Drive. The complainant was advised action will be taken when the city parking ordinance is violated.
Found street sign. A street sign for the intersection of Hallam Avenue and Hickory Street was found in a yard several blocks away. Public Works was notified.
Public assist. Someone called the Sheriff's Department asking if they could keep a turkey that was hit and killed by a vehicle in the area of Norell Avenue and 120th Street. The caller was advised to check with the DNR.
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Noise complaint. A loud party was reported in the 1000 block of Paris Trail at 3:15 a.m. A deputy found four people in a garage and asked them to turn down the music.
Neighbor complaint. A resident on Copper Cliff Trail called police after her neighbor hired a tree trimming company to cut back branches from a tree in her yard that were hanging over his property. She was upset that the trimmers entered her property to climb the tree. She was advised the neighbor could have her tree cut as long as it was only limbs that hung over his property. She was also advised she could take civil action against her neighbor and the tree company if they caused any damage to her property.
Noise complaint. Police received a report of a landscaping crew using power equipment to clean up sand from the New Life Academy parking lot, 6758 Bailey Road, at 5 a.m. A supervisor was contacted who said the crew would leave and come back later in the day.
Distracted driving. A deputy driving next to a woman in the area of Valley Creek Road and Bielenberg Drive watched as she looked down several times at her smartphone while driving. She denied she was using her phone but an investigation of the phone revealed she had been watching Oprah videos.
John Wareham • 612-673-7759
Items are selected from reports made to police departments and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime.