AFTON

JULY 2

Animal concern. Someone called the Sheriff’s Department to see if it was OK for their 17-year-old son to shoot several raccoons in their barn to remove them. The caller, who was out of town, was advised the son needed to act in accordance with safe shooting requirements and proper disposal of the animals.

BAYTOWN TOWNSHIP

JULY 3

Driving complaint. A white Cadillac was reported swerving all over the road on 40th Street past Morning Dove Avenue. A deputy advised the driver, who showed no signs of impairment, to pay more attention to her driving.

HUGO

JULY 2

Suspicious situation. A big truck was reported parked sideways in a driveway in the 14000 block of Keystone Avenue. Authorities were unable to locate the truck.

JULY 6

Neighbor disturbance. A scream was reportedly heard and a juvenile was witnessed throwing electronics off the back deck of a home in the 4000 block of Education Drive. A deputy determined the incident was one sibling playing a joke on another.

LAKE ELMO

JULY 3

Suspicious activity. A deputy advised two males walking on a road in the area of 31st Street and Stillwater Boulevard that they were on private property. They explained they had missed their bus and were walking to Stillwater. The deputy gave them a ride to a nearby gas station.

JULY 4

Suspicious activity. A solicitor asking about bugs in the home in the 5000 block of Marquess Trail was found to not have a permit. His supervisor told a deputy he’d come and pick him up.

JULY 6

Suspicious activity. A man picking blackberries on land near Stillwater Boulevard and some railroad tracks was advised he was trespassing on railroad property.

MAY TOWNSHIP

JULY 3

Suspicious situation. A man in the 12000 block of Morris Trail chased a female out of his garage at 10:45 p.m. The man’s wife, who called authorities while he chased the female, thought the intruder may have come from a party on the block. The caller wanted to register a noise complaint about the party.

WEST LAKELAND TOWNSHIP

JULY 5

Suspicious activity. A man scared a driver on 10th Street near Inwood Avenue when he jumped out from behind a recycling cart with a flashlight.

WOODBURY

JULY 3

Suspicious activity. Several juveniles were reported jumping over a fence near the clubhouse in the City Walk development, 10225 City Walk Drive. Two juveniles were found in the area and told to leave and advised that further action could result in charges.

JULY 5

Littering complaint. An officer responding to a report of fireworks debris in the 7900 block of Drake Bay found a significant amount throughout the cul-de-sac and stretched onto Drake Road. Contact was made with a man who said he had been lighting off fireworks the previous night and was planning on cleaning up the surrounding area that day. He was advised to clean up the debris by the afternoon.

Theft of services. Four juveniles left Perkins, 7325 Currell Blvd., without paying for a $63 bill.

JULY 7

Suspicious situation. A resident in the 6100 block of Upper Afton Road reported hearing someone in her garage at 12:30 a.m. Police found a man, her husband, in the garage. He had come home early from work.

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.