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  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:30 PM

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

     

    Monday, March 16

    Scott County probation called police at 11:27 a.m. seeking assistance arresting a man on the 600 block of West Main Street. The man was wanted on an arrest warrant. Sheriff’s deputies took the man into custody.

    Two men were arrested after police executed a search warrant at an apartment on the 100 block of North Meridian Street at 11:29 a.m. They were charged with second- and fifth-degree drug possession.

    A man on the 300 block of West Main Street reported at 3:38 p.m. criminal damage to property. He discovered dents in his truck and told police the dents were administered overnight.

    A man on the 700 block of East State Street reported at 7 p.m. several children hanging out at a house on the block and throwing screws and nails in the driveway.

    Tuesday, March 17

    An employee at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 10:02 a.m. receiving a bogus $10 bill. The counterfeit cash was handed over to the U.S. Secret Service.

    Police received a report at 10:20 a.m. from the Minneapolis Police Department of a woman in Belle Plaine wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant. She was located and transported to the county jail.

    A woman on the 100 block of West Church Street was arrested at 11:19 a.m. on outstanding warrants from Ramsey and Hennepin counties.

    Police executed at 2:33 p.m. a search warrant at an apartment on the 100 block of West Main Street. A man was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana.

    A person on the 500 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 8:26 p.m. A woman suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, March 18

    A man on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway called for medical help at 10:22 a.m. A woman fell. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of East Court Street called for medical help at 1:32 p.m. A man suffering side pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A search warrant at a house on the 300 block of South Walnut Street was executed at 7:37 p.m. Occupants of the house were cited for underage possession of alcohol, a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    Thursday, March 19

    A student at the senior high school on the 200 block of South Market Street was cited for theft at 9:46 a.m.

    The driver of a vehicle that accelerated gratuitously fast from a stop sign at the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and South Laredo Street was stopped at 10:54 p.m. The driver was cited for speeding and driving without a valid license.

    Friday, March 20

    A person on the 900 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 1:48 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 4:01 p.m. damage to property. His car was dented, most likely by the vehicle parked next to it.

    A woman on the 500 block of West Forest Street reported at 7:44 p.m. a four-person fracas. All four were cited for disorderly conduct/brawling.

    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 8:51 p.m. A man fainted twice. He was transported to an area hospital after the second episode.

    Saturday, March 21

    A person on the 900 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 12:40 p.m. A woman enduring sciatic nerve pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:56 p.m. A man fell and broke his nose.

    Sunday, March 22

    After witnessing vehicles nearly crash, the driver of one car was pulled over on the 400 block of East Main Street at 3:02 a.m. Two occupants, boys, were cited for curfew violations.

    A woman at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 12:01 p.m. A man slipped, fell and suffered a head injury. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 3:55 p.m. A woman was enduring respiratory distress. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 4:38 p.m. A woman suffering a deteriorating skin condition was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:29 PM

    The week of March 16-22, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Tuesday, March 17

    Firefighters were dispatched at 10:39 a.m. to a construction site on West State Street. Dust set off the alarm.

    Sunday, March 22

    Firefighters responded at 10:22 a.m. to a smoke alarm at a church on the 100 block of South Chestnut Street. Smoke from someone cooking pancakes set off the alarm. A firefighter reset the alarm.


     
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:23 PM

    The week of March 9-15, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, March 9

    A person on the 200 block of South Elk Street reported a domestic dispute at 5:17 p.m. A man used his vehicle to hit a woman’s vehicle as she drove by. He was arrested for assault, child endangerment and other traffic offenses.

    Tuesday, March 10

    At the request of Scott County Human Services, police conducted four sets of background record checks on applicants seeking daycare licenses.

    Police executed a search warrant at 11:02 a.m. at a residence on the 700 block of Shannon Lane. Evidence was removed from the house.

    Wednesday, March 11

    A man at Veterans Park (East Commerce Drive at South Meridian Street) reported at 9:46 a.m. vandalism to a flagpole.

    A woman on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway notified police at 12:21 p.m. of a man passing away.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped 2:13 p.m. on the 20400 block of Highway 169 was cited for driving after license revocation. Both passengers also had revoked driving privileges. They waited for a licensed driver to pick them up.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street notified police at 2:52 p.m. a person paid her with worthless checks. Charges are forthcoming.

    A person on the 300 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 5:24 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital for examination.

    Thursday, March 12

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of West State and North Hazel streets at 2:12 a.m. for a possible traffic violation. The driver admitted to driving without a valid license. The driver was cited.

    A man at the police station reported at 8:11 a.m. he’d received what proved to be a scam letter from the International Powerball. It directed him to cash a winning check for $125,000 and then send a portion back to cover the taxes on the winning. Police said there is no such thing as the International Powerball.

    Police arrest a man on the 400 block of East Main Street at 5:06 p.m.  He was wanted on an outstanding warrant.

    Police went to Jordan at 7:55 p.m. to assist with a call reporting a suicidal man with weapons on the 800 block of Heritage Trail.

    At 8:40 p.m., a woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help. A woman fell and suffered a head injury.

    Friday, March 13

    A citation for a vehicle parked illegally during downtown street cleaning was issued at 2:33 a.m. The vehicle was towed.

    Officers with the Southwest Metro Drug task force executed a search warrant at a house on the 400 block of South Meridian Street at 12:54 p.m. A woman is to be charged with possession.

    A person on the 400 block of North Cedar Street reported finding several syringes in a park just off West Forest Street. Police properly disposed of the syringes.

    Saturday, March 14

    A man on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 9:36 a.m. the overnight theft of an item from an unlocked vehicle.

    A man on the 300 block of West Main Street reported at 10:03 a.m. an additional item missing from a burglary reported last fall.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 9:27 p.m. men moving a table from a downtown establishment to the alley. The table was returned to the establishment.

    Sunday, March 15

    A person on the 900 block of West Main Street reported at 12:08 a.m. a spat between two inebriated men. The quarrel was settled and one of the men relocated.

    After a stop-sign violation near the intersection of East State and North Elm streets, a man was stopped at 3:08 a.m. He was cited for the rolling stop and open bottle and arrested for third-degree DWI.

    A man on the 500 block of Farmers Place reported at 10:32 a.m. the theft of a fire pit ring.

    A person on the 800 block of East Orchard Street reported at 3 p.m. the theft of two bicycles from a yard over the weekend. The bikes were later located near the John Deere implement dealership and returned to the owner.


     
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:24 PM
    The week of March 2-8, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, March 2
    A man on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported a domestic disturbance at 8:08 a.m. Information was sent to the county attorney’s office for possible criminal charges.
    A woman on the 700 block of O’Brien Parkway reported at 8:31 a.m. a property-damage crash.
    A person on the 100 block of South Linden called for medical help at 11:57 p.m. A woman suffering leg pain was transported to an area hospital.
    Tuesday, March 3
    A person on the 500 block of North Oak Street called for medical help at 10:39 a.m. A man suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.
    A property-damage crash at the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and Hickory Boulevard was reported at 4:53 p.m.
    A woman on the 500 block of West Forest Street reported at 5:11 p.m. finding a small amount of marijuana and pipe. Police brought the items back to the station to be destroyed.
    Thursday, March 5
    At 1:33 p.m., after detecting the strong odor of marijuana, police executed a search warrant at an apartment on the 100 block of West Main Street. They found drugs, drug paraphernalia and a gun in the apartment. A man was arrested for possession of the items.
    Friday, March 6
    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 4:11 a.m. A male patient was suffering a seizure and nausea. He was transported to an area hospital.
    A man on the 200 block of East Orchard Street reported at 7:01 p.m. a possible case of child abuse.
    Saturday, March 7
    A man on the 100 block of Oakwood Drive was cited at 7:38 a.m. for driving with a suspended license.
    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 11:33 a.m. a man violating a court-issued order for protection. B.P. police asked police in the town where the man lives to locate and arrest the man for multiple OFP violations.
    A man on the 600 block of Butler Drive called for medical help at 3:31 p.m. An elderly woman unexpectedly became unconscious. She was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 7:26 p.m. a man once again violating a court-issued order for protection. B.P. police mailed a citation for an OFP violation to the man’s house. They again asked police in the area where he lives to locate and arrest the man.
    A man on the 200 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 10:21 p.m. A woman fainted.
    Sunday, March 8
    A woman on the 100 block of West Main Street reported at 1:01 a.m. vandalism at her house. 
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:23 PM
    The week of Feb. 23-March 1, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, March 2
    Firefighters responded at 3:33 p.m. to a carbon monoxide alarm on the 400 block of West Court Street. They found CO in the house and vented it.
    Sunday, March 8
    Firefighters were dispatched at 3:46 a.m. to a structure fire on the 26500 block of Hickory Boulevard in Belle Plaine Township. A shed was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. Chickens and a skid steer were destroyed in the fire. Firefighters believe a heat lamp started the fire. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:13 PM

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

     

    Monday, Feb. 16

    A man found running on the sidewalk on the 200 block of South Willow Street at 7:39 a.m. was cited for possession of drugs and arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    A person called for medical help at 8:58 p.m. on behalf of a woman on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive. The officer could not find anyone needing medical attention. Dispatch informed the officer the caller transported the woman to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Feb. 17

    A man on the 100 block of South Walnut reported at 3:40 p.m. an attempted rip-off by mail using the IRS scam.

    After being warned several times, a homeowner on West Forest Street was issued a citation at 4:11 p.m. for violating a city ordinance.

    Wednesday, Feb. 18

    A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 6:06 a.m. A man suffering leg pain after a fall was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 7:39 a.m. after a woman fell and hit her head. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of Sunset Drive reported at 12:08 p.m. a possible case of fraud. Someone filed taxes under his social security number.

    A woman on the 900 block of Prairie Oak Drive reported at 12:32 p.m. an attempted scam. The caller told the woman that she won a $3.5 million prize. To collect, she was to send $350 to an address in Massachusetts. The woman didn’t fall for it.

    A woman on the 200 block of West Forest Street reported at 12:51 p.m. being harassed. She planned to renew a restraining order.

    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 1:24 p.m. A woman, possibly dehydrated, was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of South Elm Street called for medical help 4:42 p.m. A woman was feeling the effects of a fall she suffered earlier in the day. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of West State Street reported at 5:12 p.m. an abandoned vehicle. The owner of the vehicle is the subject of an arrest warrant. The vehicle has been parked in a lot for over three days. It was towed.

    Saturday, Feb. 21

    A woman was stopped near the intersection of East Main and South Walnut streets at 12:01 a.m. because her vehicle had tail lights out. She gave the officer a false name and date of birth to avoid arrest on an outstanding warrant. Her attempt at subterfuge failed. She was also cited for giving police false information.

    Police assisted paramedics at 12:23 p.m. with a person on the 600 block of West Main Street. A woman had an injury that required a trip to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 700 block of Farmers Way reported at 1:13 p.m. someone tried to extract money via the IRS phone scam. When the caller said she knew the call was fraudulent, the caller threatened to blow up her house. Police called the number back, but it was disconnected.

    A woman on the 300 block of South Elm Street reported at 8:30 p.m. a domestic dispute between a father and adult son. One of the men was jailed for assault.

    Sunday, Feb. 22

    A man on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane reported at 2:23 a.m. a woman sleeping in a vehicle. Police determined she was inebriated and thus, arrested.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Eagle Street called for medical help at 2:59 a.m. A woman loosened a tooth on her denture. The ambulance crew was cancelled.

     
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:56 PM

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

     

    Monday, Feb. 2

    A person on the 800 block of Farmers Way called paramedics at 10:49 a.m. A woman was in labor. The baby was born at home. The mother and child were transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Feb. 3

    A woman on the 500 block of Jaymie Court reported a domestic assault at 12:21 a.m. Police determined two people had been assaulted. A man was arrested for domestic assault.

    A man near the intersection of West Park and South Willow streets reported at 5:06 p.m. a person driving a snowmobile on municipal sidewalks and in a city park. The driver was cited for the offense.

    The driver of a truck with a broken taillight was stopped at 9:18 p.m. near the intersection of Orchard Circle and Orchard Street. The driver was cited for driving without a valid Minnesota license.

    Wednesday, Feb. 4

    By 1 a.m., police issued citations for 16 vehicles violating the city’s snowbird parking rule.

    A man on the 400 block of East Main Street was cited at 10:44 a.m. and will be charged for providing police with a false name and date of birth.

    A person on the 100 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 11:31 a.m. someone opened a credit card in his name. The credit card company promptly discovered the fraudulent card.

    A person on the 500 block of East Park Street reported at 2:03 p.m. a man driving with a suspended license. The information was forwarded to the driver’s home city where he was pulled over by police and cited for the offense.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Cedar Street called for medical help at 6:34 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Feb. 5

    A vehicle parked downtown during snow removal activity was cited at 2:59 a.m. and ordered towed.

    Police checked a house on the 200 block of East Main Street at 4:03 p.m. searching for a man wanted on active arrest warrants. They did not find him there.

    Friday, Feb. 6

    Police checked a vehicle parked at 8:25 a.m. near the intersection of Robert Creek Curve and Schoolhouse Drive with a lone occupant in it. The man did not have a driver’s license and the vehicle was reportedly used in a burglary in Le Sueur. The occupant of the vehicle was cited for driving without a valid Minnesota license and then arrested.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 11:10 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Feb. 7

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 2:14 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street for speeding and lane-use violations was cited for driving after license revocation and then arrested for DWI.

    A vehicle was stopped for a possible traffic violation at 2:45 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and east Main Street. A passenger was taken into custody on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    A person on the 200 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 8:29 p.m. A woman fainted.

    Sunday, Feb. 8

    A person on the 400 block of West State Street called for medical help at 5:29 a.m. A woman fell.

     

     
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:55 PM

    The week of Feb. 2-8, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, Feb. 2

    Firefighters responded at 11:03 a.m. to a report of a woman on the 800 block of Farmers Way in labor. Patient and baby were transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Feb. 3

    Firefighters responded at 2:26 a.m. to a fire alarm on the 200 block of West State Street. They searched the building, found nothing.

    Friday, Feb. 6

    At 1:37 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 200 block of West State Street. They found a significant amount of water flowing from a three-story apartment building. A broken sprinkler in the attic triggered the alarm.

     
  • Tuesday, February 03, 2015 2:50 PM

    The week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1,, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Jan. 26

    Police are investigating a report filed at 10:40 a.m. from a woman on the 600 block of West South Street. Her children received inappropriate pictures on their mobile telephones from a boy in the metro area.

    A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 11:26 a.m. A woman fell and was suffering hip pain. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash on the 700 block of Butler Drive was reported at 12:37 p.m. A truck rolled into a Xcel Energy power post.

    A woman on the 300 block of East Prairie Street reported at 2:27 p.m. the theft of a cell phone and two chargers from her vehicle.

    Tuesday, Jan. 27

    A man on the 400 block of South Meridian Street reported at 1:08 p.m. damage to property. A dryer was damaged.

    Wednesday, Jan. 28

    An officer was speaking with a woman on the 800 block of West Forest Street at 9:47 a.m. on a specific matter. The woman was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant not related to the original issue. She was taken into custody.

    An officer assisted a sheriff’s deputy at 3:09 p.m. with the delivery of an order for protection to a man on the 200 block of North Linden Street.

    Police issued a no-trespassing order at 3:26 p.m. to a man on the 200 block of West State Street.

    Despite his assertion he had paid all his fines and that his license to drive was once again valid, a man stopped near the intersection of Diversified Drive and Laredo Street at 6:15 p.m. was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Police assisted a man on the 500 block of Jaymie Court at 7:02 p.m. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Jan. 29

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 8:41 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 10:35 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Jan. 30

    An order for protection was delivered at 11:12 a.m. to a person on the 400 block of East Main Street.

    Saturday, Jan. 31

    A person on the 700 block of Heritage Lane reported at 2:41 p.m. a violation of an order for protection via Facebook. Information was sent to the county attorney’s office for possible charges.

    After police responded to a 9-1-1- hang-up at 6:48 p.m., a woman on the 700 block of Shannon Lane was arrested for interfering with a 9-1-1 call, domestic assault and possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

     

     
  • Tuesday, February 03, 2015 2:49 PM

    The week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Thursday, Jan. 29

    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:36 p.m. to Jordan on a mutual-aid call for a structure fire in Valley Green Park.

    Saturday, Jan. 31

    Firefighters responded at 8:54 a.m. to a report of a garage fire at a house on the 8200 Block of 240th Street in Belle Plaine Township. There were no injuries reported. The Minnesota State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

     
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:46 PM

    The week of Jan. 19-25, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Jan. 19

    A woman on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 8:38 a.m. a case of vandalism. A vehicle’s rear window was smashed.

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 1:32 p.m. A woman suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 2:16 p.m. seeing two boys in a red Toyota shooting a BB gun from the car. Police searched for the vehicle.

    A man on the 100 block of South Grove Street wanted on three active arrest warrants was taken into custody at 2:17 p.m.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail was reported at 5:55 p.m. A woman’s car hit a deer at it crossed the highway. The vehicle was towed from the scene of the crash. The woman was checked over by an ambulance crew and released.

    Tuesday, Jan. 20

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of South Meridian Street and East Commerce Drive was reported at 7:18 a.m. One vehicle was turning when another vehicle entered the intersection and hit it.

    A woman on the 400 block of South Meridian Street came to the police department at 11:08 a.m. to report a theft.

    A person on the 600 block of East Beaver Street called for medical help at 4:03 p.m. A woman having trouble breathing was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Jan. 21

    At 8:51 a.m., police investigated the reported passing of a woman on the 100 block of South Walnut Street. The woman passed away in her sleep.

    A person on the 400 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 5:15 p.m. A man was suffering a seizure.

    Thursday, Jan. 22

    Police received a report at 9:26 a.m. from the Scott County Community Corrections office that a man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street has a warrant out for his arrest. Officers are looking out for the man.

    A person at a business on the 600 block of East Park Street reported at 10:34 a.m. someone removed parts from vehicles overnight.

    A person on the 300 block of South Elm Street reported at 11:59 a.m. a non-resident dumping their refuse in an apartment dumpster.

    A man driving with a suspended license was stopped at 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and West 173rd Street. The man was arrested for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

    A woman on the 200 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 2:26 p.m. She was feeling dizzy and nauseous.

    A vehicle reported stolen last week in Prior Lake was recovered at the Belle Plaine boat landing at 5:28 p.m. The vehicle was stripped of valuable contents.

    Friday, Jan. 23

    A man on the 200 block of West Forest Street reported at 8:17 a.m. the overnight theft of a fish house.

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies on German Road at 10:10 a.m. with a report of a man trying to get his teenage girlfriend to leave the state with him. The man was provided a ride to a bus station without the child.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street reported at 10:20 a.m. an attempted case of fraud. A caller claimed to be from Publisher’s Clearing House and asked the woman for money.

    At the request of a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive, police issued at 6:17 p.m. a renewed no-trespassing order to a woman.

    Saturday, Jan. 24

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Meridian Avenue and Highway 169 at 12:54 a.m. The driver was under 18 and warned for a curfew violation. The passenger was cited for violating curfew. Their parents were notified.

    A man on the 500 block of Oak Village Court called for medical help at 12:35 p.m. A woman having trouble breathing was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Jan. 25

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:59 a.m. A woman fell and hit her head on a table. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 7:03 p.m. A man was having severe side pain. He was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:45 PM

    The week of Jan. 19-25, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Saturday, Jan. 24

    Firefighters responded at 7:11 p.m. to a report of a vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 19 and Lehnert Lane in Belle Plaine Township. A vehicle struck a deer. The driver suffered minor injuries but was not transported.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:57 PM

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

    Monday, Jan. 12

    A property-damage crash on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 10:03 a.m.

    The theft of merchandise over the previous weekend was reported at 12:09 p.m. by an employee of a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 12:25 p.m. An unresponsive woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman reported a man trespassing on the 200 West State Street at 3:32 p.m. Police filled out a no-trespassing order but have not located the man.

    A woman on the 300 block of South Market Street reported a property-damage crash at 6:34 p.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 13

    A person on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 1:47 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police stopped a vehicle at 10:38 p.m. near the intersection of East State and North Walnut streets without a working headlamp. The officer detected the smell of marijuana. Open bottles of alcohol and several types of drugs were located in the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle were arrested.

    Wednesday, Jan. 14

    A woman on the 900 block of Farmers Ridge Trail reported at 8:04 a.m. a property-damage crash on South Laredo and East Orchard streets. The driver of a truck rear-ended a minivan.

    A woman working for Union Pacific Railroad reported at 10:34 p.m. a trespasser on company property near the north end of North Walnut Street.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 9:29 p.m. A woman was having difficulty breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Jan .15

    A car vs. deer crash near the intersection of Union Trail and Quarry Trail was reported at 1:46 a.m. The deer was alive but injured. It was dispatched.

    A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 3:11 a.m. A woman had pain in her chest and trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 200 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 9:51 a.m. A woman was not breathing. Efforts to revive her were unsuccessful.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 4:55 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue called for medical help at 5:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police and sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on the 700 block of West Forest Street at 7:21 p.m. The man was arrested on the warrant plus two new drug charges.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Meridian and East Park streets at 8:38 p.m. when the driver made a turn without using the turn signal. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Friday, Jan. 16

    A woman at a business on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 5:02 p.m. a vehicle suspiciously parked in the parking lot. The driver was identified and arrested on an outstanding warrant and for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A person on the 200 block of West Raven Street called for medical help at 8:32 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 17

    A person on the 100 block of South Elk Street called for medical help at 9:42 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of East Court Street called for medical help at 10:08 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 700 block of Butler Drive reported at 6:32 p.m. someone opened a credit card in his name without his permission. The card was cancelled.

    A woman stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue for driving with a headlight burned out. She was cited for driving with a suspended license and for driving without a headlight.

    Sunday, Jan. 18

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 12:51 a.m. near the intersection of East Main Street and East Commerce Drive for driving without brake lights was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A man on the 100 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 8:18 a.m. A woman feeling dizzy and nauseous was transported to an area hospital.

    At 3:22 p.m., a man on the 200 block of North Market Street reported someone made unauthorized charges on his bank account.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:38 PM

    The week of Jan. 5-11, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Jan. 5

    A woman on South Chestnut Street was cited at 1:23 p.m. for a dog-at-large.

    A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 2:29 p.m. a lost, possibly stolen, school-issued i-Pad mini.

    A man on the 200 block of West Main Street reported at 5:12 p.m. an attempted scam using the often-used IRS method. It was unsuccessful.

    A woman stopped near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Enterprise Drive at 11:36 p.m. was cited for driving without insurance.

    Tuesday, Jan. 6

    By 12:52 a.m., police issued snowbird citations for 41 vehicles illegally parked during snowplowing in the city. One vehicle owner was cited later in the morning for failing to transfer the title of a vehicle.

    A man on the 500 block of Oak Village Court called for medical help at 10:07 a.m. A woman was suffering shortness of breath. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A man at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 4:11 p.m. a hit-and-run crash. A bus hit a business sign, damaged it and departed. The driver was unaware of the damage.

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 11:09 p.m., a man standing near the intersection of Meridian and Church streets swinging a machete. Police determined the man was not swinging a machete, but rather a pool cue. He was, however, cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Wednesday, Jan. 7

    Two vehicles parked in the downtown area were cited for snowbird violations at 3:56 a.m. One of the two was towed.

    At the request of Belle Plaine Public Works, a vehicle parked on North Cherry Street at 8:54 a.m. was cited for a snowbird violation and towed.

    A woman on the 800 block of Green Acre Court was arrested on two outstanding warrants at 12:25 p.m. A second woman was removed from the house. She was not to be in the house, per the homeowner.

    A person on the 200 block of South Linden Street reported at 1:32 p.m. a domestic dispute. A man broke a woman’s car rear window. The man was arrested for domestic assault.

    A woman on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 2:39 p.m. the theft of Social Security cards and a passport. Police found them in the possession of a man. He was arrested.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:56 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 7:58 p.m. A woman suffering leg pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Jan. 8

    An officer gave two children on the 300 block of East Orchard Street a ride to school at 8:39 a.m. to assist their mother. Her car was not working.

    A woman on the 800 block of Green Acre Court was arrested at 9:37 a.m. on two outstanding Ramsey County felony warrants.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard was reported at 2:11 p.m.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 5:23 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 10:20 p.m. a violation of a court-issued order for protection. Police said the man breaching the order would be cited and arrested because of multiple violations of the OFP.

    Friday, Jan. 9

    By 6:30 a.m., police issued 13 snowbird violations to vehicles parked illegally around the city during snowplowing work.

    A woman on the 300 block of West Main reported at 3:58 p.m. a failed attempt by fraud. A caller unsuccessfully used the IRS method.

    The driver of a vehicle with a headlight not working was stopped at 8:06 p.m. near the intersection of North Cedar and East Main streets. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Saturday, Jan. 10

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 3:08 a.m. A woman suffering pain in her abdomen and legs was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 900 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 11:27 a.m. A woman was experiencing numbness in her legs. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 200 block of South Market Street called for medical help at 11:30 a.m. A girl at the junior-senior high school suffered a dislocated knee.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:36 PM

    The week of Jan. 5-11, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Thursday, Jan. 8

    Firefighters received a report of a farmhouse fire on the 9000 block of Union Hill Boulevard in Belle Plaine Township. One victim rescued from the structure and transported to an area hospital.

    At 2:13 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a single vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard in St. Lawrence Township. There were no injuries reported.

    Saturday, Jan. 10

    At 11:52 a.m., firefighters responded to a call for a lift assist on the 900 block of South Walnut Street. They were canceled en route.

    At 2:17 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire alarm on the 800 block of West Main Street. The alarm was set off by burned food.

     

     

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