The week of May 9-15, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:
Monday, May 9
A man on the 700 block of West Prairie Street reported at 8:22 a.m. the possible theft of freon from air-conditioning units.
A man in a park parking lot was cited for reckless driving, driving without proof of insurance and excess vehicle noise after a nearby resident called police at 6:31 p.m. reporting he was whipping around the parking lot.
At 8 p.m., police updated the registry of sex offenders living in the community.
A woman on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 11:59 p.m. after suffering a fall. She declined transport to an area hospital.
Tuesday, May 10
At 12:24 a.m., police updated the registry of sex offenders living in the community.
A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 7:10 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
Police office staff performed 10 criminal background checks on seasonal employees.
A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:34 p.m. Officers assisted the ambulance crew with an uncooperative patient.
At 4:12 and 4:30 p.m., police updated the registry of sex offenders living in the community.
A man on the 400 block of East Main Street was detained at 4:30 p.m. on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.
At 8:07 p.m., police updated the registry of sex offenders living in the community.
Wednesday, May 11
Office staff performed 11 criminal background checks on seasonal employees.
A man on the 200 block of East Church Street reported at 12:46 p.m. the theft of cash. Suspect was seen on camera and police are investigating.
Police updated at 5:22 p.m. the registry on sex offenders living in the community.
Thursday, May 12
Police updated at 12:10 a.m. the registry on sex offenders living in the community.
A woman on the 200 block of West State Street was arrested 10:12 a.m. for damage to property. She allegedly turned the sink on in her apartment and then left, causing water damage to at least two units.
At 11:40 a.m., police responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle near the intersection of Hickory Boulevard and East Main Street. The vehicle had sustained heavy damage and was left in the turn lane.
Friday, May 13
Citations were issued to four vehicles illegally parked downtown during street cleaning. At 3:04 a.m., three of the vehicles were ordered towed.
Police responded at 3:24 a.m. to a report of three cows walking down Main Street. Once the cows’ owner was located, an officer provided lights so the cows could be returned home.
A single vehicle property-damage crash triggered by a broken vehicle axle was reported at 9:26 a.m. near the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169. The driver hit two road signs.
During a warrant search of a property on the 200 block of South Elk Street at 1:51 p.m., a woman was cited for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Saturday, May 14
A man on the 300 block of North Elm Street reported at 8:49 a.m. he’d received a potentially fraudulent check. The bank is investigating.
A citation was written at 1:49 p.m. for a vehicle parked on the 200 block of South Market Street. The vehicle was parked in a spot reserved for police only.
After a man on the 300 block of East Main Street called for help at 4:04 p.m., an inebriated woman was placed on a health-and safety-hold because she was unable to care for herself.
Sunday, May 15
Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 5:24 p.m. with a call for medical help. A woman on the 100 block of First Street Northeast was transported to an area hospital.