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  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:16 PM

    The week of Oct. 20-26, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Oct. 20

    Police responded at 3:12 a.m. to a report of a burglary at a house on the 400 block of South Chestnut. The report was false. A welfare check on a woman in the house was performed.

    A woman on the 600 block of West Church Street reported at 8:38 a.m. the theft of a large amount of cash from the center console of an unlocked vehicle.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 10:40 a.m. a theft had occurred.

    A burglary at a house on the 300 block of West Main Street was reported at 12:15 p.m. Items were taken from the garage and house.

    Police responded at 5:18 p.m. to a report of a woman confronting a man over her son’s stolen bike near the intersection of Meridian and Park streets.

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 5:53 p.m. violation of a harassment restraining order. A report was issued and sent to the county attorney for possible charges.

    A woman on the 400 block of East Beaver Street reported at 6:18 p.m. a person walking around the neighborhood with a gun. Scott County Sheriff’s deputies took the call, found the person and determined the person was carrying a BB gun.

    Tuesday, Oct. 21

    Police stopped a vehicle at 1:38 p.m. near the intersection of South Cedar and East Prairie streets. The man was cited for possession of narcotics and taken into custody on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    Police stopped a vehicle at 7:56 p.m. on the 800 block of East Main Street. The driver cited for possession of drugs and arrested for violating a court-issued restraining order.

    Police issued no-trespassing orders at 8:06 p.m. to two men at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive after video footage showed them accessing items behind the counter.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Hickory and East South Street at 10:08 p.m. for driving with taillights out. The officer determined the vehicle to have impounded license plates. The plates were taken and the vehicle towed.

    Wednesday, Oct. 22

    A person on the 500 block of West State Street called for medical help at 12:36 a.m. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A property damage crash involving a dump truck turning around and striking a fence on Southridge Trail was reported at 10:32 a.m.

    Police executed search warrants at 2:43 p.m. at a residence on the 21200 block of 325th Street in Henderson. The search was related to a case in Belle Plaine. Drugs and stolen items were recovered.

    At 2:45 p.m., a search warrant was executed at a residence on the 400 block of West Main Street. Drugs and stolen items were recovered. Officers also conducted searches on the 400 block of West Main Street, the two locations on the 100 block of North Meridian Street, and the 200 block of South Ash Street. Drugs and stolen property was recovered. A woman was also arrested on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 5:30 p.m. a man violating a harassment order. The man was cited for the offense.

    A woman on the 600 block of East South Street reported at 9:22 p.m. a case of theft. A woman took money to fix her car but never had the repairs performed. She also left threatening voice messages.

    Thursday, Oct. 23

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 8:49 a.m. a property-damage crash that occurred three weeks ago. The report is needed for insurance coverage.

    Friday, Oct. 24

    An officer on patrol at 3:53 a.m. saw a man near the intersection of South Meridian and East Park streets loading bags from the Epilepsy Foundation donation box into his truck. The man claimed he was told he could have the items laying outside the box. Unimpressed, the officer cited the man for theft and the items were collected and brought to the police department for storage.

    A man on the 400 block of North Linden Street wanted on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrants was taken into custody at 7:48 a.m.

    A man on the 100 block of South Grove Street reported at 11:57 a.m. someone fraudulently opened a Frontier account using his personal information.

    At 2:21 p.m., officers responded to a cat fight between neighbors on West State Street. The dispute was over a pet feline. One person was cited for disorderly conduct, the other for a cat-at-large.

    A person on the 100 block of Robert Circle called for medical help at 11:16. A man suffering abdominal throbbing was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Oct. 25

    A man displaying poor driving conduct on  Highway 169 near Meridian Street was pulled over at 2:30 p.m. He was cited for underage consumption, possession of tobacco, driving violations and then arrested for DWI.

    During a traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street at 3:25 a.m., a child was cited for underage consumption and released to a parent.

    Sunday, Oct. 26

    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street reported at 2:34 p.m. a woman passed out in a vehicle. The woman was inebriated and arrested for DWI.

    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 5:16 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:14 PM

    The week of Oct. 20-26, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, Oct. 20

    Firefighters responded to the 700 block of East State Street at 7:56 p.m.  for a report of a gas leak. They checked the area with four gas monitors and determined the odor was fertilizer being spread on nearby fields.

    At 8:41 p.m., a person on the 600 block of West Main Street reported a gas leak. It was manure being spread.

    Tuesday, Oct. 21

    Firefighters were dispatched at 3:02 p.m. to the MVEC substation just south of the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue in St. Lawrence Township. A power box was smoking. They waited for the appropriate MVEC staff to arrive.

    Wednesday, Oct. 22

    A two-vehicle property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue in St. Lawrence Township was reported at 2:34 p.m. Firefighters were cancelled on the scene by sheriff’s deputies.

    Thursday, Oct. 23

    Firefighters were dispatched at 2:40 p.m. to a report of a combine fire in a field near the intersection of Highway 25 and Sibley County Roads 60 in Faxon Township. The fire started in the engine compartment.

    Friday, Oct. 24

    Firefighters were dispatched at 3:28 p.m. to a report of a combine fire in a field near the intersection of Sibley county roads 6 and 5 in Faxon Township. The fire started in the engine compartment.

    Saturday, Oct. 25

    Firefighters responded at 12:37 p.m. to a mutual aid call in Carver near the intersection of county roads 40 and 52 in San Francisco Township. A lawn mower on fire spread to nearby brush.

    Sunday, Oct. 26

    Firefighters responded at 12:59 a.m. to a report of burning leaves in the middle of 235th Street in Belle Plaine Township. They squelched the blaze and cleared the pile of debris.

     Firefighters were dispatched at 7:55 a.m. to a report of a crash near the intersection of County Road 40 and 188th Street in San Francisco Township. They were cancelled en route.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:35 PM
    The week of Oct. 13-19, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Oct. 13
    A woman stopped on North Walnut Street near the city limit was taken into custody at 1:22 a.m. She was wanted on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.
    An officer assisted Scott County deputies at 4:17 a.m. with an out-of-control child on the 600 block of Valley View Drive.
    Tuesday, Oct. 14
    A person on the 800 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 11:27 a.m. A man was having trouble breathing and was feeling dizzy. He declined transport to an area hospital.
    Wednesday, Oct. 15
    A woman on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 9:52 a.m. the theft of a purse. The thief entered through an unlocked rear door.
    A man on the 300 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 2:52 p.m. the theft of a purse.
    A woman was stopped near the intersection of North Cherry and West Forest streets at 3:48 p.m. She was cited for various driving violations and then taken into custody on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.
    A man on the 600 block of West Main Street was arrested at 10:09 p.m. on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.
    Thursday, Oct. 16
    A person at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive called police at 12:07 a.m. when three people declined a request to leave the business. One was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant. The other two decided to wait for a ride elsewhere.
    A vehicle with a broken taillight was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard at 4:16 a.m. The driver was cited for driving after license cancellation.
    A person on the 1300 block of Robert Creek Curve called for medical help at 7:31 a.m. A woman enduring stomach pain was transported to an area hospital.
    At 3:38 p.m., a person on the 100 block of Sunset Drive called for medical help. A woman suffered a fall. She was transported to an area hospital.
    Friday, Oct. 17
    Citations were issued to five vehicles parked downtown during street cleaning operations. At 3:21 a.m., police ordered them towed.
    A woman driving a car stopped at 11:25 a.m. near the intersection of East Church and North Meridian streets was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant.
    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 12:44 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 300 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 1:42 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 300 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help. A man suffered a head wound. He was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medial help at 6:54 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Saturday, Oct. 18
    Police cited three children on East Enterprise Drive at 3:37 a.m. for curfew violations.
    A man on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 10:57 a.m. the theft of a laptop and purse from an unsecured house.
    The driver of a vehicle without working brake lights was pulled over on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane at 2:55 p.m. The driver was also cited for driving without a Minnesota license or insurance.
    Police stopped a man’s vehicle at 9:10 p.m. on northbound Highway 169 near its intersection with German Road (County Road 53). The driver was arrested for DWI.
    Sunday, Oct. 19
    Police responded at 1:55 a.m. to a call for help regarding a person on the 25400 block of Highway 25. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Responding at 2:50 a.m. to a 911-hangup call from a person on the 500 block of West Forest Street, police arrested a man for domestic assault. A woman was transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries.
    A man on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 8:16 a.m. A man fell during a diabetic seizure. He was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 100 block of South Elk Street reported at 10:54 a.m. someone stole sports equipment from a vehicle.
    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 4:52 p.m. after a toddler fell and hit his head. The child was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 10:43 p.m. A man was suffering numbness in his right hand. He was transported to an area hospital. 
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:34 PM
    The week of Oct. 13-19, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Wednesday, Oct.15
    Firefighters responded at 7:31 p.m. to a report of a fire near the intersection of Delaware Avenue (County Road 59) and 240th Street. The fire was a controlled burn. The property owner had secured a permit for the fire.
    Saturday, Oct. 18
    At 9:34 a.m., firefighters responded to a call for medical help from a person on the 14000 block of 270th Street. The person was deceased. 
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:36 PM

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

    Monday, Oct. 6

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 5:56 a.m. A person was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on South Walnut Street went to the police station at 9:18 a.m. to report a case of fraud.  The victim gave money to a woman via a MoneyGram.

    Tuesday, Oct. 7

    A man was issued a no-trespassing warning from a business on the 100 block of East Commerce Drive at 2:17 p.m. after making threats to staff.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Ash Street reported boys throwing rocks at vehicles. Police advised the boys and their parents of the consequences of their actions.

    A woman on the 1100 block of West State Street reported at 6:44 p.m. someone tried to deceitfully obtain money and personal information via the IRS scam.

    Wednesday, Oct. 8

    A woman on the 1000 block of North Aspen Lane called for medical help at 9:56 a.m. after a man fell and hit his head entering a business. A member of the man’s family transported him to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of West Church Street reported at 2:42 p.m. receiving phone calls from scammers.

    A person on the 300 block of South Willow Street called for medical help at 3:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 3:41 p.m. vandalism in Veterans Park. Two flagpoles were knocked down.

    At 5:17 p.m., police arrested a man on the 200 block of East Main Street wanted on a Scott County arrest warrant.

    A person on the 200 block of South Elk Street called for medical help at 11:40 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Oct. 9

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:14 a.m. A person was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of North Eagle Street was arrested at 6:56 p.m. on a Department of Corrections parole violation.

    A woman on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 7:47 p.m. someone called claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and demanded money.

    Friday, Oct. 10

    At 3:32 a.m., police issued citations to two vehicles parked in the downtown area during street cleaning and ordered them towed.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 6:56 a.m.

    A person on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 4:25 p.m. the theft of a bicycle.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of South Ash and East South streets was reported at 5:42 p.m.

    A vehicle was stopped at 8:28 p.m. near the intersection of South Walnut and East Main streets for an equipment violation. The driver was cited for underage consumption and driving. The passenger was cited for underage consumption.

    Saturday, Oct. 11

    Vehicles parked in the no-parking area along the half-marathon course were ordered towed at 8:28 a.m.

    A man on the 100 block of West Main Street reported at 4:47 p.m. a case of vandalism to property. A former girlfriend later admitted to the defacement and agreed to pay for the damage.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of West 260th and Helena Boulevard at 7:44 p.m. The driver was cited for driving without insurance.

    Sunday, Oct. 12

    A woman on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 9:14 a.m. overnight vandalism to a mailbox.

    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 150 p.m. A man suffering a diabetic issue was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Meridian Avenue and Highway 169 was reported at 5:06 p.m.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 5:34 p.m. near the intersection of North Broadway and East Fourth streets was cited for driving without seatbelts and driving after license revocation.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:35 PM

    The week of Oct. 6-12, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, Oct. 6

    Firefighters responded at 6:01 p.m. to a report of a three-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue (County Road 59). They could not find a crash scene and the call was cancelled.

    Friday, Oct. 10 

    A two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Ash and South streets was reported at 5:46 p.m. Firefighters cleaned up fuel leaking from one of the vehicles.

     Sunday, Oct. 12

    Firefighters responded at 1:55 p.m. to a call for medical help on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive. They were cancelled en route.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 07, 2014 1:34 PM

    The week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Sept. 29

    A woman on the 900 block of West Main Street reported at 9:23 a.m. damage to property. Someone removed and hid a screen from a window on the house.

    A man known to be driving with a suspended license was stopped at 2:57 p.m. near the intersection of West Prairie and South Willow streets. He was cited for the offense.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 3:23 p.m. near the intersection of East Main and South Walnut streets was cited for driving after license suspension.

    A man on the 700 block of East Orchard Street reported at 5:15 p.m. someone stole jewelry and pawned it. The jewelry was recovered and the case remains under investigation.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Church Street reported at 6:06 p.m. an unsuccessful fraud attempt. A caller claimed to work for the IRS and that the woman and her husband were under investigation for failing to pay their taxes.

    Tuesday, Sept. 30

    A man at a business on the 200 block of West Main Street reported at 10:58 a.m. the business had received a counterfeit $20 bill. The funny money was sent to the U.S. Secret Service.

    Wednesday, Oct. 1

    A woman on the 300 block of South Meridian Street reported at 10:15 a.m. damage to property. Someone broke a window on the house.

    A man on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive asked police at 7:34 p.m. to perform a welfare check on a person. The person was found unable to care for himself and was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Oct. 2

    A person on the 100 block of West Main Street reported at 4:04 p.m. a woman chasing some children and yelling obscenities at them. The woman was located, identified and jailed for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

    A man on the 1000 block of West State Street reported at 4:32 p.m. an attempted fraud using the IRS scam. He played a recorded message left on the voicemail for an officer.

    A woman stopped at 9:51 p.m. near the intersection of West Church and North Willow streets on a possible traffic violation was arrested on a Scott County warrant.

    A man driving a vehicle stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and West Second Street at 11:14 p.m. was cited for driving after license revocation. A driver with a valid license drove the car away from the scene.

    Friday, Oct. 3

    A woman on the 6000 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 7:54 a.m. A man, 60, was having a seizure.

    A woman on the 700 block of Butler Drive reported at 5 p.m. receiving a scam phone call from a payday loan company claiming she owed them money.

    A woman on the 1000 block of Sunrise Lane reported at 5:20 p.m. someone tried to break in to the house. She was uncertain when the attempted break-in occurred or who might have done it. Police are investigating.

    Saturday, Oct. 4

    A woman on the 3000 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 10:24 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of East Main Street asked police at 12:52 p.m. to do a welfare check on a woman. They found a woman at the residence. She was ill and was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Oct. 5

    An officer observed the driver of a vehicle driving poorly at 2:40 a.m. The vehicle was stopped near the intersection of South Laredo and East South streets. The man driving the vehicle was inebriated and arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 07, 2014 1:33 PM

    The week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Tuesday, Sept. 30

    Firefighters responded at 12:52 p.m. to an alarm on the 100 block of South Elk Street. The alarm was triggered by burned food.

    Sunday, Oct. 5 

    Firefighters were dispatched at 8:49 p.m. to a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 16 and Park Boulevard. They washed down the roadway.

     

     
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:36 PM

    The week of Sept. 22-28, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Sept. 22

    A personal-injury crash at the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets was reported at 8:13 a.m.

    A woman on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 8:45 a.m. the theft of an iPod and iPad. A search warrant was executed at another location later in the afternoon. A suspect was cited for theft and also possession of drugs.

    A woman on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 4:02 p.m. a domestic dispute. A woman was arrested for domestic assault.

    Tuesday, Sept. 23

    At 6:15 a.m., a man on North Walnut Street near the city limit called for medical help. A man was having trouble breathing. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of East Main Street reported at 10:38 a.m. someone had damaged the screens on his house.

    A woman on the 100 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 4:51 p.m. She fell and injured her arm. She was transported to a nearby clinic.

    Police performed checks and verifications on offenders living and/or working in the city.

    Wednesday, Sept. 24

    A woman on the 400 block of East Orchard Street called for medical help at 12:05 p.m. A man was arrested for domestic assault.

    A man on the 600 block of West Forest Street asked police at 12:53 p.m. to do a welfare check at a residence. A woman was cited for fifth-degree possession of marijuana. Her children were placed with their grandmother.

    Thursday, Sept. 25

    A woman on the 400 block of West State Street called for medical help at 12:42 a.m. A boy was suffering an asthma attack. The condition was under control when the inhaler was administered.

    A woman on the 100 block of Sunset Drive reported at 10:47 a.m. receiving scam calls.

    A man on the 600 block of East Church Street reported at 3:59 p.m. he received an attempted scam phone call.

    A man on the 200 block of East Raven Street called at 7:32 p.m. for medical help for a woman.

    A vehicle was stopped on North Walnut Street near the city limit at 11:01 p.m. for excess speed. The driver displayed signs of inebriation and failed field sobriety tests. The driver was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of East Main and South Ash streets at 11:35 p.m. after a couple of traffic violations was also cited for driving after license revocation and arrested for second degree DWI. The man’s 1997 Dodge truck is being held for forfeiture.

    Friday, Sept. 26

    A woman on the 700 block of East Forest Street reported at 9:08 a.m. someone had egged a vehicle parked on the street.

    An officer assisted a state trooper at 5:22 p.m. with a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of North Walnut and East Spring streets.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 6:16 p.m. A man was having trouble breathing.

    A woman on the 900 block of Ivy Hills Road called for medical help at 8:26 p.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 27

    A man on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 11:21 a.m. a stolen vehicle. Police determined the vehicle was not stolen, however one person was arrested and formally charged with felony drug possession.

    A woman on the 800 block of Sunrise Lane reported a domestic dispute at 4:55 p.m. A man was jailed for domestic assault.

    Sunday, Sept. 28

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 2:08 a.m. A man fell and hit his head. He was taken to an area hospital to be checked.

    A person on the 300 block of North chestnut Street called for medical help at 1:11 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital for chronic pain issues.

    Police performed checks and verifications on offenders living and/or working in the city.

    A person on the 500 block of West Forest Street called at 11:43 p.m. for medical help. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital

     

     
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:35 PM

    The week of Sept. 22-28, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, Sept. 22

    Firefighters were dispatched at 8:15 a.m. to a report of an injury crash at the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets. They were canceled en route.

    Thursday, Sept. 25

    A vehicle fire was reported at 4:04 a.m. on the 25600 block of 200th Street in Faxon Township. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading to nearby vehicles or structures.


     
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:44 PM

    The week of Sept. 15-21, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Sept. 15

    Police removed several campaign and business advertising signs placed in the city’s road right-of-way in violation of city ordinance. The signs were placed in the department’s storage garage at 9:43 a.m. for the owners to claim them.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane reported at 11:26 a.m. someone used a gas card stolen from a company in another county.

    Wednesday, Sept. 17

    A man on the 400 block of West Forest Street reported at 7:19 a.m. someone shot a hole in the house’s front window and shot out the rear window of a car.

    An officer removed signs from boulevards after confirming the signs were placed without permission. The signs were placed in the police department’s storage garage at 12:41 p.m. for the owners to claim them.

    While investigating a separate issue on the 100 block of North Meridian Street at 1:14 p.m., police discovered a man they were talking to was wanted on a Scott county arrest warrant. He was taken into custody.

    A man stopped at the police station at 1:56 p.m. to report he’d been victimized by a scam. The man thought he was participating in a secret shopper program. The program was not legitimate.

    A man on the 800 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 4:14 p.m. an attempted scam. A caller claimed to be from the Internal Revenue Service demanding immediate payment of a portion of taxes owed.

    Thursday, Sept. 18

    A woman on the 200 block of North Grove Street called for medical help at 4:10 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 9:01 a.m., an officer removed two signs placed in the public right-of-way, a violation of city ordinance, along Hickory Boulevard and placed them in the police department garage for storage.

    A property-damage crash in a parking lot on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 12:56 p.m.

    A person stopped at the police department office on the 400 block of East Main Street at 2:09 p.m. and reported an attempted, but unsuccessful, IRS fraud scam.

    A woman swimming with her pooch in a fountain at a park on the 100 block of South Meridian Street was cited at 4:04 p.m. for providing the officer with a false name.

    Friday, Sept. 19

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street reported at 8:19 a.m. someone slashed two tires on a vehicle.

    A woman on the 200 block of North Grove Street called for medical help at 9:09 a.m. A man suffering back and abdominal pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of South Maple Street reported at 12:56 p.m. receiving two voicemail messages from callers unsuccessfully attempting the IRS scam.

    Police assisted Scott County sheriff’s deputies at 9:28 p.m. with a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail.

    Saturday, Sept. 20

    A woman walking along the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive reported at 9:38 a.m. a man in a white mini van touching himself inappropriately for her to see. The man pulled away after the inappropriate behavior.

    A man on the 500 block of West Prairie Street reported at 3:50 p.m. a caller attempting the IRS scam.

    Sunday, Sept. 21

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 3:22 a.m. with a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Union Hill Boulevard and Galena Avenue. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 5:59 a.m. an unknown man asleep on her porch. Police awoke the man, who seemed dazed and confused as to where he was. The man was cited for trespassing and sent home.

    A woman on the 500 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 9:18 a.m.

    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 11:39 a.m. A woman passed out. She was transported to an area hospital.


     
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:43 PM

    The week of Sept. 15-21, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Thursday, Sept. 18

    Firefighters responded at 2:23 p.m. to a car-deer crash near the intersection of Hickory Boulevard and 260th Street. They were cancelled en route.

    Saturday, Sept. 20

    Firefighters were dispatched at 5:15 p.m. for weather spotting.

    Sunday, Sept. 21

    Firefighters responded at 3:39 a.m. to a report of a single-vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Union Hill Boulevard and Galena Avenue. One person was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


     
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:39 PM

    The week of Sept. 8-14, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Sept. 8

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:52 a.m. A woman in respiratory distress was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 4:04 p.m. criminal damage to property. The woman believes someone she knows inflicted the damage for personal reasons.

    Tuesday, Sept. 9

    Police assisted Carver County sheriff’s deputies, state troopers at 6:27 a.m. with a reported personal-injury crash at the intersection of Highway 25 and County Road 40. Two women were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The state patrol said the driver on County Road 40 will be cited for failing to yield from the stop sign. 

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 12:03 p.m. near the intersection of Daniel Drive and East Orchard Street was also cited for driving after license revocation and without proof of insurance.

    Police arrested a man and woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street at 5:33 p.m. Both were wanted on Scott County arrest warrants.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 5:54 p.m. receiving a call from a scammer pretending to work for the Internal Revenue Service. The caller demanded money from the person toward their taxes. No money was paid. 

    Wednesday, Sept. 10

    A woman at a business on the 100 block of South Ash Street reported at 9:01 a.m. receiving two counterfeit $20 bills. They both had red ink dye on them. Carver County investigators were notified as well as Klein Bank.  The bills were issued to a customer by mistake.

    A report of a possible assault of a person on the 1200 block of Southridge Court is under investigation. Police responded to a call at 5:43 p.m. A man the victim knows left when the officer arrived.

    Thursday, Sept. 11

    After police were called at 12:38 p.m., a resident of the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway was cited for allowing a dog-at-large after the canine walked into another dog owner’s yard, causing a disturbance.

    A man on the 100 block of Sunset Drive reported at 1:22 p.m. receiving attempts to defraud him of money via a caller claiming to work for the IRS.

    At 3:38 p.m., a woman on the 1100 block of West State Street reported a caller claiming to work for the IRS tried to defraud her of money. The caller claimed they would have the woman’s husband arrested if she did not pay them $1,400.

    Police assisted with traffic control at 3:40 p.m. while a woman from Jordan picked up over 20 bales of hay that fell from a vehicle near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street. Because the bales of hay were not tied to the vehicle, the woman was cited for driving with an unsecure load.

    Friday, Sept. 12

    An officer assisted a deputy at 8:30 p.m. serve order-for-protection papers on the 900 block of South Elm Street. The subject of the order left the address after receiving the OFP.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue at 11:47 p.m. for having several lights out. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Saturday, Sept. 13

    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 11:08 p.m. A man was having a diabetic episode. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Sept. 14

    A woman on the 100 block of South Walnut Street reported at 5:06 a.m. an inebriated man on her lawn. He had tried to enter the house. The man, who was also confused, was given a ride home.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped on the 900 block of East Main Street at 6:07 p.m. was cited for driving with a suspended license and jailed on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court for driving after revocation. The person was also cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving with no proof of insurance.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Ash Street called for medical help at 8:43 p.m. An inebriated man fell and hurt himself. He was transported to an area hospital.


     
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:37 PM

    The week of Sept. 8-14, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Tuesday, Sept. 9

    At 6:23 a.m., firefighters responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 25 and County Road 40. Two women -- one from Hamburg, the other from Minnetonka --  were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

     

     
  • Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:28 PM

    The week of Sept. 1-7, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Sept. 1

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:02 a.m. A man suffering a seizure was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of East Church Street reported at 12:40 p.m. the theft of power tools from an unlocked garage.

    A woman on the 1000 block of West State Street reported at 1:06 p.m. a dispute between roommates. A man was arrested on a probation violation.

    A woman on the 300 block of North Grove Street reported at 1:36 p.m. an attempted burglary.

    A man near the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169 reported at 2:42 p.m. a property-damage crash.

    At 6:09 p.m., a man on the 200 block of South Elm Street reported a burglary.

    Tuesday, Sept. 2

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was served at 9:51 a.m. with a no-trespassing notice for a business on the block. The notice is valid for one year.

    A man on the 2000 block of East Park Street was taken into custody at 5:40 p.m. on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    Wednesday, Sept. 3

    A woman on the 500 block of South Maple Street reported at 10:23 a.m. the theft of a pool filter.

    A man on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 12:46 p.m. receiving a fraudulent phone call.

    A woman on the 1100 block of West Commerce Drive reported an altercation at 3:48 p.m. A man was transported to the county jail on assault charges.

    Thursday, Sept. 4

    A woman on the 600 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 11:49 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 2:30 p.m., a man was issued a no-trespassing order for a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive. The order is good for one year.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise reported at 5:42 p.m. three boys throwing things off the East Main Street bridge over Highway 169. The trash landed in a grassy area below the bridge. The boys were required to clean up the items.

    A vehicle was stopped at 6:09 p.m. near the intersection of West Main and North Eagle streets after the driver ignored a stop sign. The driver was cited for the offense and also for driving after license cancellation. The vehicle’s license plates were impounded.

    Friday, Sept. 5

    While on the 200 block of Elk Street, at 11:52 a.m. an officer witnessed a man wanted on a Scott County arrest warrant. The officer arrested the man.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 3:15 p.m. someone broke the water spigot on the side of her house. A screwdriver was found in the rocks next to the broken spigot.

    A man on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 4:39 p.m. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Sept. 6

    Three children at a park on the 500 block of East Orchard Street were cited for curfew violations at 1:24 a.m. and released to their parents.

    A woman on the 900 block of South Elm Street called for medical help at 7:20 a.m.  A man suffering an allergic reaction was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 900 block of South Cedar Street reported at 5:59 p.m. three unwanted guests causing a disturbance. They left after speaking with the officer. The driver of the vehicle was driving carelessly when he left. He was cited for the offense.

     

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