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  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:36 AM

    The week of Feb. 6-12,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Tuesday, Feb. 7

    Firefighters responded at 8:30 a.m. to a report of a semi on fire near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street. The fire was squelched and firefighters spent time cleaning up spilled fuel.

     
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:35 AM

    The week of Feb. 6-12, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Feb. 6

    A person on the 100 block of West Commerce Drive reported at 7:38 a.m. the theft of copper from a construction site. Someone broke into a secured area and stole $5,665 worth of material. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 900 block of State Street called for medical help at 4:19 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of Church Street reported at 8:01 p.m. the theft of his wallet from a truck.

    Tuesday, Feb. 7

    While investigating a theft report on the 300 block of South Willow Street at 10:42 a.m., police determined the suspect, a 19-year-old man, was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant. He was taken into custody.

    Wednesday, Feb. 8

    A person on the 100 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:14 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 5:02 p.m., a person on the 800 block of Sunrise Lane reported a scam. The person paid a fraudulent bill over the phone and later realized it was a swindle. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 900 block of Cobblestone Lane called for medical help at 6:57 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 7:54 p.m., a person on the 300 block of South Elm Street called for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Feb. 9

    A property owner on the 300 block of South Walnut Street reported at 10:10 a.m. tenants had damaged the property before moving out. The property owner wanted the issue documented and will handle it through the civil process.

    A Belle Plaine woman, 44, was stopped at 11:02 a.m. near the intersection of North Walnut and East Main streets. She was cited for failing to stop for a stop sign and driving without a license.

    Police assisted a woman parked in a vehicle on the 800 block of East State Street at 12:55 p.m. The woman was suffering a medical issue. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 500 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 2:33 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Feb. 10

    A property-damage crash on private property on the 600 block of West Main Street was reported at 1:10 p.m. While one vehicle was backing out of a parking space, the driver hit the second vehicle that was driving behind her, causing minor damage to the front end.

    Saturday, Feb. 11

    A person on the 500 block of North Chestnut Street reported a domestic disturbance at 12:55 a.m. A man, 35, was arrested for third-degree domestic assault and interfering with a 911 call.

    A person on the 300 block of North Chestnut Street called for medical help at 8:15 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 300 block of East Orchard Street reported at 2:52 p.m. a case of fraud involving a Craigslist transaction. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 11:13 p.m. a possible violation of a court-issued order for protection. The county attorney’s office is reviewing the incident for possible criminal charges.

    Sunday, Feb. 12

    A person on the 500 block of Lindsey Lane called for medical help at 8:38 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Thursday, January 26, 2017 9:39 PM

    The week of Jan. 9-15,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Saturday, Jan. 21

    Firefighters responded at 5:44 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 600 block of East Forest Street. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, January 26, 2017 9:38 PM

    The week of Jan. 16-22, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Jan. 16

    A school staff member on the 1100 block of West Commerce Drive reported at 10:16 a.m. a person was dumping trash in the school dumpster. Police advised a man to discontinue the practice.

    At 8:17 p.m., a person on the 200 block of West State Street reported a domestic dispute. A man, 34, was arrested for domestic assault.

    Tuesday, Jan. 17

    A person on the 500 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 12:55 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of Court Street called for medical help at 10:24 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 of West State Street called for medical help at 10:59 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 300 block of North Meridian Street reported at 12:28 p.m. a case of credit card fraud. Someone in another state used the person’s credit card.

    A Waconia man, 45, was stopped near the intersection of North Walnut and East Main streets at 9:30 p.m. for a speeding violation. The person was also cited for driving with an expired license.

    Wednesday, Jan. 18

    Police took a report at 8:57 a.m. of a street sign that was hit and damaged by an unknown driver.

    A person on the 400 of North Cherry Street called for medical help at 6:31 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Jan. 19

    A Belle Plaine woman, 31, was stopped at 8:10 a.m. near the intersection of Ash and East Main streets for no working brake lights. She was also cited for driving with an expired license.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 7:46 p.m. she had been scammed while trying to buy tickets on Craig’s List.

    Friday, Jan. 20

    A person on the  300 block of North Cedar Street called for medical help. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 400 block of East Forest Street reported at 10:05 a.m. a missing person. The man was later located. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    A man from Jordan, 52, was caught stealing items from a business on the 100 block of East Enterprise Drive. The man was issued a no-trespassing order and cited for theft. The loss was $26.

    A Montgomery man, 29, was stopped at 10:38 p.m. near the intersection of West State and North Meridian streets. He was cited for driving after license revocation.

    Saturday, Jan. 21

    While investigating a report of a domestic dispute near the intersection of South Meridian Street and West Commerce Drive at 7:59 a.m., police discovered an Oakdale man, 35, left the scene. He was later located and cited for driving after license revocation.

    A man reported at 9:53 a.m. graffiti on the entrance wall to the tunnel beneath Highway 169.

    At 5:43 p.m., a person on the 600 block of East Forest Street called for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A Belle Plaine police officer working a special patrol in New Prague arrested a Montgomery man, 20, for underage consumption, possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    A property-damage crash on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 11:57 p.m. A man hit a concrete post.

    Sunday, Jan. 22

    A man, 26, on the sidewalk along the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited at 1:12 a.m. for having an open beer on a public sidewalk.

    A person on the 400 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:15 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:08 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Friday, January 13, 2017 2:35 PM

    The week of Jan. 2-8, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Jan. 2

    A person on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane called for medical help at 6 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman was stopped at 8:26 a.m. near the intersection of Old Highway 169 Boulevard and East Main Street. She was cited for driving after license cancellation and driving without proof of insurance.

    Police stopped the driver of a vehicle near the intersection of South Walnut and East Main streets at 2:14 p.m. The vehicle had excessive window tint. Because the driver had been previously warned about the tint, he was cited for illegal window tint.

    A person on the 900 block of Cedar Street called for medical help at 6:58 p.m. A girl was transported to an area hospital.

    A Belle Plaine man, 20, was cited for careless driving in the area of Shea and South Walnut streets after police received a call at 9:29 p.m. He was arrested after police found drugs, drug paraphernalia, and liquor in the vehicle. He was also cited for driving after license revocation.

    Tuesday, Jan. 3

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 7:55 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Jan. 4

    A property-damage crash on the 500 block of Jaymie Court was reported at 1:10 a.m. after a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Belle Plaine man crashed through two fenced yards. He was transported to an area hospital. Police cited him for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Additional charges may be forthcoming as the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street reported at 1:16 p.m. an altercation between two neighbors. A man, 30, was cited for fifth-degree assault.

    Thursday, Jan. 5

    A person on the 200 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 12:10 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 5:39 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Jan. 7

    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 6:20 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Jan. 8

    A girl from Le Center was cited at 2:14 a.m. for an illegal U-turn at the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street. She was also warned for excess speed.

     
  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:44 AM

    The week of Dec. 12-18,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Dec. 12

    Firefighters responded at 1:38 p.m. to a call for medical help on the 22700 block of Delaware Avenue in St. Lawrence Township. A man, 42, was not breathing. The man passed away.

    Friday, Dec. 16

    Firefighters were dispatched at 9:47 a.m. to a fire alarm on the 600 block of West Main Street. They were cancelled en route. Burnt toast.

    Saturday, Dec. 17

    At 2:07 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a semi truck leaking fuel northeast of the intersection of Stopplemann Boulevard and Highway 169 in Belle Plaine Township. The truck had run off the road and hit a sign. The broken sign punctured the truck’s fuel tank. Firefighters secured the leak and provided traffic control. There were no injuries reported.

     
  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:44 AM

    The week of Dec. 12-18, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Dec. 12

    A person on the 800 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 10:59 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Police stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation near the intersection of East Main and North Walnut streets at 11:29 p.m. The driver, a 30-year-old Belle Plaine man, was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and inoperable headlamps. He forfeited $100 in cash.

    Tuesday, Dec. 13

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 3:30 a.m. A woman was checked by the ambulance crew but declined transport.

    A person on the 500 block of South Maple Street called for medical help at 11:20 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 3:18 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of Laredo Avenue and East Orchard Street was reported at 3:31 p.m.

    A person on the 300 block of South Market Street called for medical help at 11:03 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Dec. 14

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 11:03 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 400 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 6:51 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Dec. 15

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 4:44 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 300 block of South Willow Street called for medical help at 7:32 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of South Willow Street reported at 4:23 p.m. the theft of medication from a mailbox. Police are investigating.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Meridian and East Raven streets at 4:55 p.m. for driving without headlights after sunset. The driver, a Belle Plaine man, 29, was also cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    A person on the 300 block of East Century Street called for medical help at 8:18 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 10:13 p.m. A vehicle slid on ice and snow, crossing two lanes and hitting a guardrail.

    Friday, Dec. 16

    Police requested at 1:16 p.m. a vehicle parked on the 500 block of West Court Street be towed. It had not been moved in over a week. Officer issued another 48-hour parking violation.

    A three-car property-damage crash near the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and South Laredo Street was reported at 6:49 p.m. Two of the three vehicles were damaged.

    Saturday, Dec. 17

    Eleven vehicles were cited for parking in the street during a snow emergency.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:34 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:51 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A Shakopee man, 23, was stopped at 7:06 p.m. near the intersection of East Commerce Drive for an equipment violation. He was also cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant.

    Sunday, Dec. 18

    A person on the 100 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 11:36 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:12 AM

    The week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 30

    Firefighters responded at 2:46 a.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 17500 block of Noel Avenue in Hancock Township. A man was having respiratory difficulty. He was transported to an area hospital.

    At 3:57 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the ramp to northbound Highway 169 at East Main Street. Fuel had been spilled on the ramp. Mn/DOT applied sand to the ramp to avoid spin-outs.

    Thursday, Dec. 1

    A person on the 16600 block of Ohio Avenue in Hancock Township called for medical help at 3:29 p.m. Firefighters assisted with the man’s care. He was transported to an area hospital.

    At 9:28 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm on the 200 block of West State Street. They found smoke in an apartment and sinks plugged. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check the walls for excess heat from the stove.

    Friday, Dec. 2

    Firefighters responded at 8:46 a.m. to a report of a gas leak at a house on the 300 block of South Willow Street. The gas was from a grill that was left on.

    Saturday, Dec. 3

    Firefighters responded at 9:58 a.m. to a report of an explosion at the substation on North Market Street. A squirrel shorted out a transformer, knocking out power throughout the city and surrounding area.

    At 4:09 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a tractor fire near the intersection of Raven Road and 270th Street in Blakeley Township. A tractor plowing a field caught on fire. It was a total loss.

    Sunday, Dec. 4

    Firefighters responded at 2:46 p.m. to a report of a car fire near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard. The fire was out when firefighters arrived.

  • Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:11 AM

    The week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Nov. 28

    A person on the 900 block of Meadow Place reported at 1:22 p.m. a case of credit card fraud.

    Tuesday, Nov. 29

    A person on the 300 block of Evergreen Street reported at 3:39 a.m. a missing child. The child had snuck out of the house and was located at a friend’s house.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 7:49 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 9:52 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 10:53 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported a woman had run into a business, leaving an infant child and a dog in the vehicle. The officer advised the woman this was not acceptable.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:49 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Nov. 30

    A woman from Janesville, Minn. was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street at 12:34 a.m. for failing to stop at a stop sign. She was also cited for driving without a license and without proof of insurance.

    Thursday, Dec. 1

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:45 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police responded at 9:25 p.m. to a smoke-filled, flooded apartment on the 200 block of West State Street. They found the oven turned on high and the sinks overflowing. A person was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street reported a domestic dispute at 10:15 p.m. A man had been verbally aggressive and destroyed property. Police cited a 40-year-old man for domestic assault (intent to cause fear). He was gone when police arrived.

    Friday, Dec. 2

    Police took a report at 8:16 a.m. of a fight that took place during an activity the previous evening at a school on the 200 block of South Market Street.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street reported at 9:18 a.m. the theft of a cell phone. Police are investigating.

    A 20-year-old man from Gibbon, Minn. was stopped at 10:11 p.m. near the intersection of North Elm and East Main streets for a speeding violation. He was also cited for driving after license revocation and jailed on an outstanding arrest warrant from the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

    Saturday, Dec. 3

    A person on the 100 block of South Meridian Street reported at 7:24 a.m. someone smashed their vehicle’s windshield overnight. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 11:30 a.m. a possible violation of a restraining order. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street reported at 7:26 p.m. a group of children playing ding-dong ditch.

    A woman from Shakopee, 21, was stopped for speeding at 9:05 p.m. near the intersection of East Commerce Drive and South Elm Street. She was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Sunday, Dec. 4

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 7:04 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:22 AM

    The week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 31

    Firefighters responded at 9:19 p.m. to a fire alarm at a residence on the 300 block of North Cherry Street. False alarm. The alarm was triggered by steam from the shower.

    Tuesday, Nov. 1

    At 7:19 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire alarm at a residence on the 800 block of Horizon Court. False alarmed. Burned food. Firefighters ventilated the house.

    Wednesday, Nov. 2

    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:52 a.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 7700 block of 187th Street in San Francisco Township. They assisted with patient care. The person was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Nov. 6

    Firefighters responded at 7:22 p.m. to a report of a single-vehicle injury crash near the intersection of county roads 52 and 53 in San Francisco Township. One person was extracted from a vehicle. A person was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:21 AM

    The week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 31

    A person on the 1000 block of Morningside Way called for medical help at 9:36 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Nov. 1

    Police checked at 3:59 a.m. a vehicle parked in a private parking lot on the 1000 block of Old Highway 169 Boulevard. The officer found an inebriated 45-year-old Northfield woman in the vehicle. She was arrested for third-degree DWI.

    A 16-year-old boy on the 200 block of South Market Street was found in possession of a camouflage hunting knife on school grounds. The boy was cited for felony possession of a weapon on school property.

    Wednesday, Nov. 2

    Police are investigating a report at 12:14 p.m. of possible drug use around children on the 700 block of West Forest Street.

    Police assisted Carver County sheriff’s deputies at 1:30 p.m. and arrested a Belle Plaine man and woman, ages 25 and 24 respectively, on the 600 block of West Court Street. They were wanted in connection with a robbery in Chanhassen.

    A man, 55, on the 200 block of South Willow Street was jailed for domestic assault. Police were called to the scene at 7:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 3

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 9:05 a.m. near the intersection of Hickory Boulevard and East Main Street was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    A Belle Plaine woman, 59, on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive was cited at 12:26 p.m. for shoplifting liquor.

    Friday, Nov. 4

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail was reported at 5:04 p.m.

    A person on the 600 block of Butler Drive called for medical help at 10:09 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Nov. 5

    A person on the 1000 block of Scott Lane called for medical help at 4:02 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Nov. 6

    Two men, one from Belle Plaine and the other from Chaska, were cited at 12:52 a.m. on the 100 block of Main Street were cited for a violating an ordinance governing the possession of open alcohol containers outside a bar.

    A person on the 100 block of South Cedar Street called for medical help at 2:46 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 3:34 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of Riverview Lane hit a water main and caused it to break at 10:26 a.m.

  • Thursday, November 03, 2016 9:52 AM

    The week of Oct. 24-30, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 24

    A person on the 200 block of East Century Street called for medical help at 7:36 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of North Aspen Lane and East Main Street was reported at 10:36 a.m.

    A person on the 300 block of Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 12:53 p.m. The patient was checked over by ambulance staff but declined transport to an area hospital.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 3:18 p.m. near the intersection of North Walnut and East Forest streets was cited for excessive window tint. The driver, a Winthrop man, 36, was also cited for failure to provide proof of insurance. He was also arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant.

    A woman on the 100 block of Willow Street reported at 4:35 p.m. her daughter’s school-issued iPad had been hacked and information compromised. Police are investigating.

    Tuesday, Oct. 25

    A person on the 200 block Chestnut Street called for medical help at 6:44 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man, 39, on the 1000 block of Park Lane was arrested at 1:34 p.m. on two outstanding warrants.

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 3:38 p.m. in Belle Plaine Township with the arrest of a man wanted on a felony arrest warrant.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Meridian and Church streets was reported at 4:12 p.m. A driver backed into a street light pole.

    A Belle Plaine man, 32, was stopped near the intersection of Forest and Walnut streets at 5:34 p.m. for driving with a suspended license and failing to provide proof of insurance.

    Wednesday, Oct. 26

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 7:14 a.m. someone drove by the house and hit the car, knocking off the mirror. A Belle Plaine man, 25, was later charged with property damage, failing to stop for the collision and failing to transfer the title of a vehicle.

    A person on the 400 block of West Forest Street reported at 9:53 a.m. someone broke into a storm shelter. A man, 25, was located and arrested for the offense after drugs and a hypodermic needle were found with him. He was charged with fifth-degree possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

    Police served trespassing notices on two people caught shoplifting at a business on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane. Staff from the store requested the trespassing notices at 11:01 a.m.

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street reported a property-damage crash at 12:27 p.m. A boy lost control of his vehicle making a turn from Meridian on to Main streets, striking a parked car.

    A person on the 900 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 12:35 p.m. the theft of tires from the back of a vehicle.

    Property damage near the intersection of North Grove and West Beaver streets was reported at 1:05 p.m. Public works staff reported someone knocked over a hydrant.

    A person on the 200 block of South Elk Street reported at 8:24 p.m. a case of fraud after being notified of suspicious activity on her account by her bank.

    Thursday, Oct. 27

    A pedestrian walking a dog was hit at 6:47 p.m. while crossing the intersection of Meridian Street at Highway 169. The pedestrian declined medical assistance. The driver of the vehicle claimed he did not see the pedestrian or canine as he entered the intersection.

    A person on the 1000 block of West Main Street reported at 2:23 p.m. someone fraudulently used his bank card online. Police are investigating.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Enterprise Drive East and Laredo Avenue at 8:21 p.m. because it had an inoperable headlight. The driver was also cited for driving with an expired headlight.

    Friday, Oct. 28

    Citations were issued to two vehicles parked illegally downtown during street cleaning. One vehicle contained a sleeping inebriated 63-year-old man from Eagan. He was transported to an area inn. Both vehicles were towed.

    A person on the 400 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 1:35 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A vehicle was stopped at 8:33 p.m. near the intersection of Enterprise Drive and Hickory Boulevard. The driver, a 25-year-old woman from Le Center, was cited for driving after license revocation.

    Saturday, Oct. 29

    At the request of a business on the 800 block of East Main Street, police issued a no-trespassing order to a Belle Plaine man.

    Police assisted a state trooper at 1:04 p.m. with a report of a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and South Meridian Street.

    A person on the 100 block of South Walnut Street reported at 6:57 p.m. the theft of a bike. It was later found in a stream by a tunnel off Orchard Street.

    At 10:31 p.m., a Belle Plaine man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited for public consumption of liquor.

    A New Prague man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited at 10:47 p.m. for public liquor consumption.

    A child was cited near the intersection of Enterprise Drive and South Ash Street at 11:10 p.m. for reckless driving.

    Sunday, Oct. 30

    A man from Windom, Minn. on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited at 1:06 p.m. for public consumption of liquor.

    A woman and two men, all from Belle Plaine, on the 100 block of North Meridian Street were cited at 1:39 p.m. for public consumption of liquor.

    A property-damage crash – car vs. deer – on Highway 169 was reported at 5:04 p.m.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 2:15 p.m. near the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and Hickory Boulevard was cited for driving after license revocation.

    A person on the 1000 block of Prairie Oak Drive called for medical help at 6:01 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 500 block of West Forest Street reported at 8:22 p.m. damage to property. Someone used a pumpkin to smash a vehicle’s windshield.

    A man on the 300 block of West Court Street reported at 9:15 p.m. someone damaged his vehicle’s windshield using a pumpkin.

  • Thursday, November 03, 2016 9:50 AM

    The week of Oct. 24-30,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 24

    A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street reported at 3:50 p.m. a possible fire in a residence. Smoke was coming from the fuse panel. Firefighters used a thermal-imaging camera to check for excessive heat. They found none.

    Wednesday, Oct. 26

    Firefighters responded at 4:57 p.m. to a personal-injury crash at the intersection of Delaware Avenue (County Road 59) and Highway 169. Persons suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Oct. 27

    Firefighters were dispatched at 6:51 a.m. to a personal;-injury crash at the intersection of Meridian Street and Commerce Drive. One person suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

    Saturday, Oct. 29

    A single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street was reported at 1:07 p.m. Firefighters provided first-aid to six persons, all suffering non-life-threatening injuries.

     
  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:03 PM

    The week of Oct. 17-23,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Saturday, Oct. 22

    Firefighters responded at 2:32 p.m. to a call for help from a person the 9000 block of County Road 52 in San Francisco Township. A woman fell and broke her ankle. She was transported to an area hospital.

    At 5:16 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a crash near the intersection of East Main Street and Hickory Boulevard. They provided patient care and traffic control.

    Firefighters were dispatched at 5:26 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 200 block of South Eagle Street. They assisted with patient care.

    Sunday, Oct. 23

    At 9:03 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from a building on the 20400 block of Highway 169 in St. Lawrence Township. They found a wood-burning stove behind the building.

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:02 PM

    The week of Oct. 17-23, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 17

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 11:42 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 6:08 p.m. The driver lost control of the vehicle and hit and damaged a sign in the median. The driver was warned for driving without due care relative to the road and weather conditions.

    Tuesday, Oct. 18

    A person on the 100 block of South Willow Street called for medical help at 11:43 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A child near the intersection of South Walnut and Park Street was cited at 8:43 p.m. for underage tobacco use. The child’s parents were notified.

    Wednesday, Oct. 19

    A woman on the 900 block of South Walnut Street reported at 3:33 p.m. a possible hit-and-run crash. She was uncertain when or where the crash occurred.

    Thursday, Oct. 20

    A person on the 600 block of Butler Drive called for medical help at 10:43 a.m. Paramedics checked a woman’s condition. She declined transport to an area hospital.

    A person on the 500 block of East Main Street reported theft from a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive. A Belle Plaine woman, 59, was cited for theft and a Belle Plaine man, 29, was cited for aiding an offender. Police recovered the  $12 in stolen merchandise.

    A person on the 100 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 7:11 p.m. a dog bite. The victim did not require medical attention. Critter Getters took possession of the dog for the required quarantine period.

    Friday, Oct. 21

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:27 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A Brooklyn Center man was stopped at 10:49 p.m. after making an illegal turn at the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street. The man was cited for driving after license revocation and arrested on an outstanding Hennepin County arrest warrant.

    Saturday, Oct. 22

    A personal-injury crash near the intersection of East Main Street and Hickory Boulevard  was reported at 5:10 p.m. One vehicle stopped at a stop sign and was rear-ended. Minor injuries were reported.

    A person on the 200 block of South Eagle Street called for medical help at 5:17 p.m. The ambulance crew checked a man’s condition. A family member decided to drive the man to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Oct. 23

    A person near the intersection of West Main and North Meridian streets called for medical help at 10:39 a.m. A woman was checked over by the ambulance crew. She declined transport to an area hospital.

     
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