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  • 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.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:29 PM

    The week of Dec. 29-Jan. 4, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Dec. 29

    Citations were issued to a half-dozen vehicles illegally parked during snow removal Monday morning. At 3:42 a.m., four of the six were towed.

    Tuesday, Dec. 30

    A woman was stopped near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East South Street at 12:56 p.m. She was cited for driving after license revocation.

    A man on the 900 block of Cobblestone Lane called for medical help at 8 p.m. A woman suffering abdominal pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Jan. 31

    Police assisted a probation agent at a house on the 400 block of North Linden Street at 1:45 p.m. after she found drugs in the home of one of her clients. The man fled out the back door of the house. A field test of the drugs indicated it was methamphetamine. A warrant for the man’s arrest was issued.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 4:19 p.m. a man violated an order for protection. Police spoke with the man later in the day by telephone and advised him of the violation. A citation was mailed to him.

    Thursday, Jan. 1

    After an officer witnessed several driving violations, a woman was stopped at 2:14 a.m. near the intersection of North Cedar and East Church streets. She was arrested for third-degree DWI and jailed.

    A person on the 600 block of South Maple Street called for medical help at 8:26 a.m. after a woman passed out, fell and hit her head.

    A man on the 700 block of Butler Drive reported at 4:07 p.m. a case of fraud. The man’s brother took three checks, wrote them out to himself and then cashed them.

    A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 10:29 p.m. A woman suffering sharp abdominal pains was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Jan. 2

    A woman on the 900 block of Prairie Oak Drive reported receiving at 3:45 p.m. a scam phone call.

    A woman on the 200 block of North Elk Street called for medical help at 5:28 p.m. A man was conscious but unresponsive.

    Paramedics responded at 7:06 p.m. to a call for medical help on the 800 block of West Prairie Street. A woman fell and broke her leg. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:58 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 3

    A woman on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 1:12 p.m. a burglary. A safe was tampered with and items were missing from it.

    A person on the 100 block of South Grove Street called for medical help at 6:37 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Jan. 4

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 1:43 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:28 PM

    The week of Dec. 29-Jan. 4, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Thursday, Jan. 1

    Firefighters responded at 9:30 p.m. to a kitchen fire in a house on he 600 block of Butler Drive. They found the homeowner had extinguished flames before their arrival. Firefighters searched for additional fire with a thermal imaging camera. None were found.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:45 PM

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

    Monday, Dec. 22

    Firefighters responded at 8:16 p.m. to a report of a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm at a house on the 100 block of South Walnut Street. They tested the house for CO and found none in the house. They determined the CO detector was faulty.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:44 PM

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

    Monday, Dec. 22

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:06 p.m. A man was having trouble with levels of his blood sugar. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Dec. 23

    A vehicle was stopped at 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of East Church and North Ash streets. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation, driving without valid registration and with no proof of insurance.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:39 p.m. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A police officer took a call at 4:07 p.m. from a woman in another community who was contacted by a Belle Plaine man. The woman has a no-contact order against the man.

    A person on the 700 block of Butler Street called for medical help at 4:10 p.m. A man suffered a stroke. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Dec. 24

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street reported at 2:06 a.m. a fight outside an establishment. Three men were cited for disorderly conduct. A man and a woman were cited for underage consumption.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 7:52 a.m. A woman suffered a fall and injured a hip. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:36 a.m. An elderly person suffering flu-like symptoms was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of Shea Circle reported at 9:35 a.m. the theft of an in-ground basketball hoop. Police are investigating whether the hoop was mistaken as being part of a foreclosed property next door.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 10:31 a.m. the theft of items from a garage.

    Thursday, Dec. 25

    An expectant woman on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 3:37 p.m. She was having trouble breathing and felt her heart was beating irregularly. The woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Officers and paramedics responded at 5:11 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 800 block of West Main Street.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 5:50 p.m. a man she had an order for protection against was still calling her and sending text messages. His local police department arrested the man for violating the OFP.

    A person on the 800 block of East Forest Street called for medical help at 6:48 p.m. A woman suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Dec. 26

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive was served with a no-trespassing warning at 12:16 a.m.

    A person on the 300 block of South Chestnut Street was arrested at 11:14 p.m. for violating a harassment restraining order in Swift County.

    Saturday, Dec. 27

    A single vehicle property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 10:32 a.m. The driver of a truck spun out of control and hit a light post.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:38 a.m. A woman was suffering back pain. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 1000 block of Lacy Lane reported at 3:37 p.m. a hit-and-run crash. The vehicle’s license plate remained behind, lodged in the rear hitch of the vehicle that was hit. Police are trying to contact the owner of the vehicle.

    Sunday, Dec. 28

    At 8:23 a.m., an officer assisted a woman on the 800 block of West Prairie Street who had suffered a fall.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 9:55 a.m. A man suffering pneumonia was having trouble breathing. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A domestic assault on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive was reported at 5:45 p.m. A man was arrested for third-degree assault and domestic assault

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 12:23 PM

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

    Monday, Dec. 15

    Police are investigating a report filed at 3:04 a.m. that a stolen vehicle was driven through the police department parking lot and community nativity scene adjacent to the department. The vehicle was found near the intersection of Church and Walnut streets, unlocked with the keys under the seat.

    A man on the 800 block of West Main Street reported at 8:03 a.m. possible exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

    A man near the intersection of East Main Street and South Hickory Boulevard reported a property-damage crash at 3:30 p.m.

    After a woman on the 200 block of East Forest Street filed a complaint at 3:30 p.m., two men were cited for hunting small game within city limits from a truck with a firearm.

    A woman on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive was arrested at 3:47 p.m. for violations of a restraining order.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 8 p.m. the theft of a vehicle. The woman was gone upon the officer’s arrival.

    Tuesday, Dec. 16

    A man on the 600 block of East Forest Street reported at 6:14 a.m. the overnight theft of power tools from a vehicle.

    A woman on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive was arrested at 9:38 a.m. for violating a restraining order.

    A man on the 600 block of East Forest Street reported at 2:35 p.m. someone went through an unlocked vehicle and stole items from it.

    Wednesday, Dec. 17

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was arrested at 2 p.m. on an outstanding warrant for a probation violation.

    A person on the 800 bock of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:27 p.m. A woman was having trouble breathing and suffering a fever. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Dec. 18

    A woman on the 800 block of East Forest Street reported at 10:37 a.m. damage to property. A witness saw a vehicle hit a mailbox and drive away.

    A person on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway called for medical help at 5:07 p.m. A woman suffering a hernia was transported to an area hospital.

    A girl was reported as a runaway at 6:52 p.m. The child was located and returned home.

    Friday, Dec. 19

    A woman on the 300 block of West Court Street reported at 3:49 p.m. receiving a telephone call from someone who said police officers were coming to her house to arrest her unless she paid the IRS money. The woman was told the call is a scam.

    Police and sheriff’s deputies responded to a call for medical help at 11:03 p.m. from a woman on the 11800 block of West 240th Street. The call said the woman was laying in her yard not breathing. Police found her upright and walking around. She declined medical assistance.

    Saturday, Dec. 20

    A woman near the intersection of North Market and West State streets reported at 10:32 a.m. someone had broken into a storage garage and stolen items. The door was damaged.

    A woman on the 700 block of Shannon Circle having trouble breathing called for medical help at 11:46 a.m.

    Sunday, Dec. 21

    Police assisted a state trooper near the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169 at 2:07 a.m. The trooper stopped a vehicle and smelled marijuana in the vehicle. The leafy green substance was located during the search.

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:01 a.m. A man suffering a high fever was transported to an area hospital.

    A man sleeping in a vehicle on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was awakened at 4:21 a.m. and, following conversation with police, was ultimately cited for drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A man at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 8:30 a.m. someone passed a fake $20 bill over the weekend.

    At 9:40 a.m., police located a boy who ran away from home. He was taken back home.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 2:23 p.m. A boy was suffering neck pain.

     

     

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