Suspicious activity. Deputies were unable to locate a group of juveniles who were reported screaming and running at horses in a pasture in the 4000 block of Mendel Avenue.
Road hazard. Nails that had spilled out of a construction truck were reported in the road in the 8800 block of 170th Street. The complainant, along with a neighbor, had picked up most of the nails by the time a deputy arrived.
Dangerous situation. Someone reported vehicles making dangerous U turns in the middle of the road while waiting to get in to Vali-Hi Drive-In, 11260 Hudson Blvd. A deputy checking on the report observed a large crowd at the drive-in but no other issues.
Neighbor dispute. A deputy on patrol observed a woman upset and screaming. She was mad that the neighbor's loose cats were killing birds in the neighborhood. The neighbor told the deputy the cats were meant to be outside. She was advised they were not allowed to roam freely outdoors.
Suspicious activity. Someone called authorities about activity in the bathroom of the Landfall Teen Center, 58 Aspen Pt., believing the center was closed. It was determined there was an event going on at the center that evening.
Neighbor dispute. A man was arrested on a warrant after he called to report that his neighbor threatened to harm him. The man had tried to play a prank on the neighbor but the neighbor became angry. At this point authorities realized the caller had the warrant. He agreed to apologize to his neighbor.
Suspicious item. A backpack was reported on the ground near the entrance to Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 3400 Century Av. It was gone by the time authorities arrived.
Animal complaint. A deputy chased four cows from the roadway and into a nearby open lot in the 22000 block of Lofton Avenue.
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Neighbor complaint. A resident in the 1000 block of Newberry Avenue wanted something done to slow down vehicles in front of his home. He was advised to call when the problem was occurring and not to confront drivers on his own.
Animal concern. An injured crow was reported hit by a car in the 8500 block of Valley Creek Road. An officer observed a crow that was bleeding and not moving at the location but it flew off when he tried to capture it.
Suspicious activity. A resident of an apartment building in the 10000 block of Retreat Lane reported overhearing four juveniles entering the building's parking garage talking about whether there were cameras there. The group ran away when the caller asked them if they lived in the building.
Animal concern. A large turtle was reported trying to cross the road at the roundabout at Lake Road and Woodbury Drive. The turtle was able to cross safely.
Theft. A bicycle that was reported stolen from the parking lot of the YMCA, 2175 Radio Dr., was found returned when the caller went back to the lot.
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.