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  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015 11:25 AM

    The week of May 11-17,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, May 11

    A woman on the 200 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 8:39 a.m. An unresponsive man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 1:01 p.m., a person from a cleaning firm found three guns in a foreclosed house on the 200 block of South Cedar Street. The guns were turned over to police.

    Tuesday, May 12

    Police discovered at 3:09 a.m. three of the seven light bulbs in the tunnel under Highway 169 near Veterans Park were vandalized.

    Wednesday, May 13

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 10:08 a.m. cigarettes were stolen from his vehicle several days earlier.

    A man went to the police station at 2:43 p.m. to report items stolen from his house a few days earlier. He had roofers in the house to inspect the roof for leaks. After he had them leave, he discovered the missing items.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 7:27 p.m. a man violated a court-issued order for protection.

    Thursday, May 14

    A man on the 200 block of South Ash Street called for medical help at 9:06 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, May 15

    Executing a search warrant in Montgomery at 9:51 a.m., police arrested a man for several violations of court-issued orders for protection. Evidence of the alleged violations was also collected.

    Police cited the driver of a vehicle stopped at 5:33 p.m. near the intersection of East Commerce Drive and East Prairie Street for driving after license revocation.

    At 5:59 p.m., police stopped a driver on the 500 block of West Forest Street. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation.

    A woman on the 1000 block of East Enterprise reported a domestic dispute at 7:17 p.m. Police determined the dispute was verbal, but a man was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A woman at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 9:01 p.m. the theft of a cell phone and wallet from the business’s break room. Police are investigating.

    Saturday, May 16

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 1:17 a.m. near the intersection of East Main Street and South Hickory Boulevard was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

    A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 5:43 a.m. A woman fell out of bed. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 800 block of Shea Circle called for medical help at 10:56 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, May 17

    A man on the 900 block of South Cedar Street reported at 9:23 a.m. vandalism to a mailbox.

    A person on the 900 block of South Cedar Street reported at 9:50 a.m. vandalism to a mailbox.

    A man on the 800 block of East Forest Street reported at 12:55 p.m. the theft of a camera from a garage. Police are investigating.

     

     
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015 11:24 AM

    The week of May 11-17, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Saturday, May 16

    Firefighters responded at 8:25 a.m. to a report of smoke near the intersection of Highway 169 and Blakeley Trail (County Road 60)  in Blakeley Township. They found and extinguished  a small fire of unknown origin.

     

     
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015 2:37 PM

    The week of May 4-10,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, May 4

    A woman on the 300 block of South Willow Street reported at 1:33 p.m. someone scratched several smiley faces on the hood of a car. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 9:32 p.m. A resident who became combative was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 500 block of Oak Village Court called for medical help at 9:42 p.m. A woman was suffering a possible heart attack. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, May 5

    A woman on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 5:36 a.m. A man was vomiting blood. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Police performed criminal background checks on eight applicants for renewed city liquor licenses.

    Criminal background checks were performed on seasonal public works staff.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street call for medical help at 5:06 p.m. A woman suffered a fall. She declined medical attention.

    Thursday, May 7

    A woman on the 1200 block of Southridge Court reported at 7:21 a.m. a theft. She left property in someone’s car and they pawned it. Police are investigating.

    A fight involving four girls at Belle Plaine High School was reported at 10:17 a.m. The fight was recorded on another person’s cell phone. All four girls will be cited with disorderly conduct and their parents were also advised of the clash.

    A woman went to the police station at 2:40 p.m. to report a violation of an order for protection.

    A man on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 7:05 p.m. a person running with a gun. The person, a boy, was carrying an Airsoft gun with the orange safety tip at the end of the barrel removed. He was transported home to his parents.

    Friday, May 8

    A woman on the 500 block of Chatfield Lane reported at 6:26 p.m. a hit-and-run property-damage crash.

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 11:36 p.m. a domestic dispute. A man assaulted a woman, striking her several times. He then fled. Area police and sheriff’s deputies were alerted to arrest the man.

    Saturday, May 9

    Two women sitting in a vehicle on the 100 block of North Meridian Street enjoying drinks were cited for open bottle at 12:30 a.m.

    A person on the 1300 block of Robert Creek Curve called for medical help at 3 p.m. A boy reportedly had a piece of apple stuck in his throat. He was breathing OK when police arrived.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 10:29 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard was cited for driving after license revocation.

    Sunday, May 10

    At the request of the New Prague Police Department, a man on the 700 block of Maple Circle was arrested at 1:50 a.m. for violating an order for protection. He was transported to Jordan and transferred to a New Prague police officer.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Elk Street reported at 5:13 a.m. someone banging on a garage door. The man was taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant from Carver County.

    A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 10:30 a.m. a man assaulting a woman. He then fled. Alerts were sent out to area police departments, sheriff’s offices to arrest the man.

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 5:41 p.m. hearing gunshots. Police found two boys shooting cans with BB guns. They were advised of city ordinance prohibiting the activity.

     

     
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015 2:35 PM
    The week of May 4-10, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Wednesday, May 6
    Firefighters responded at 4:18 p.m. to a fire alarm on the 600 block of West Main Street. It was a false alarm. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 1:03 PM

    The week of April 27-May 3,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Tuesday, April 28

    Responding at 12:36 a.m. to a report of a verbal domestic dispute on the 300 block of South Market Street, police arrested one of the participants, a man, on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    A man on the 100 block of O’Brien Parkway called for medical help at 4:58 a.m. A woman suffering a possible heart attack was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Elk Street reported at 12:45 p.m. vandalism to a vehicle. Someone poured paint and paint thinner on a vehicle. Police are investigating.

    A woman on the 800 block of Green Acre Court reported at 3:09 p.m. a possible scam. Someone offered her $50,000 to sell her home. No personal information was exchanged.

    Wednesday, April 29

    An officer conducted a traffic stop at 10:18 a.m. near the intersection of West Main and North Grove streets. The driver was known to be driving after license revocation. The vehicle’s license plates were impounded and the driver walked home.

    A woman on the 300 block of North Ash Street reported at 9:31 p.m. a domestic dispute. After investigation, a man was arrested for domestic assault.

    Responding at 10:33 p.m. to a report of a burglary in progress on the 100 block of East Church Street, police arrested the reporting person for assault, obstruction with force and damage to property.

    Thursday, April 30

    A man on the 100 block of South Eagle Street reported at 12:28 p.m. someone used the wood in his woodpile for a bonfire. Police issued four citations for theft.

    Police assisted the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office at 3:27 p.m. with a possible burglary call. A man entered a house on the 25400 block of Sibley County Road 6. He gave the woman living in the house his name and phone number. The woman did not know the man. He took a beer from the house and left. The man appeared to be having a medical issue.

    A man on the 700 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 4:22 p.m. A woman collapsed and was not fully alert. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, May 1

    A citation was issued at 3:24 a.m. to a vehicle that was parking in the way of street cleaning. It was towed.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:43 a.m. A woman suffering high blood pressure was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, May 2

    A man at the intersection of North Walnut and East Forest streets reported a property-damage crash at 9:29 a.m.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chestnut Street reported at 11:54 a.m. a man in another community violated an order for protection. Police in the man’s community were contacted and asked to arrest the man.

    Responding at 5:09 p.m. to a report of a property dispute in the 300 block of South Market Street, police arrested a woman for domestic assault.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chestnut Street reported at 9:34 p.m. a man in another community violated an order for protection. A citation was issued and police in the man’s community were contacted and asked to arrest the man.

    Sunday, May 3

    A woman on the 200 block of North Chestnut Street reported a domestic dispute at 5:31 p.m. A man was arrested for domestic assault.

    A woman met a police officer at the police department at 6:18 p.m. She was so upset and belligerent about her son being arrested, the officer cited her for disorderly conduct.


     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 1:00 PM

    The week of April 27-May 3, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, April 27, 

    At 4:39 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a brush fire on the 20500 block of 265th Avenue in Faxon Township. The fire was contained to a small wooded area.

    Thursday, April 30

    Firefighters responded at 4:44 p.m. to a report of a call for medical help on the 700 block of East Church Street. They assisted with patient care. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, June 2

    Firefighters were dispatched at 10:10 a.m. to a report of an oven fire at a house on the 900 Block of South Cedar Street. The fire was contained to the oven. Firefighters used a thermal camera to check for any additional fire. They found none.

    At 1:51 p.m., firefighters responded to a minor motorcycle injury crash along County Road 40 just east of Highway 25 in San Francisco Township. The rider was not transported.


     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:19 PM

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

     

    Monday, April 20

    A man on the 100 block of South Cedar Street reported at 2:16 a.m. someone knocking on the door and then leaving. Police found the man, who was inebriated. He was looking for a friend’s house. The man was located and transported home.

    A man on the 100 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 9:16 a.m. someone vandalized flowerpots in front of his office. Police are investigating.

    Tuesday, April 21

    A person at a business on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 9:57 a.m.  the theft of a security camera during a power outage on April 18. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 11:45 a.m. A woman fell. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 3:48 p.m. a violation of an order for protection (OFP). Police advised law enforcement in the suspect’s hometown to locate and arrest the perpetrator.

    A person on the 100 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 8:03 p.m. A woman suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, April 23

    An officer observed at 1:57 a.m. the lights in the tunnel in Veterans Park below Highway 169 were not working, likely because of vandalism.

    A woman on the 800 block of East State Street reported at 8:13 p.m. an attempted IRS phone scam. The woman did not fall for the attempted flimflam.

    A woman near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail reported at 10:57 p.m. a property-damage crash.  Three deer were hit by traffic.

    Saturday, April 25

    After receiving information from Jordan police, a vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue at 1:46 a.m. The driver admitted to driving after license revocation and to driving without proof of insurance. The driver was cited for both offenses.

    A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for help at 4:54 a.m. after a fall. Police and an ambulance crew assisted the woman with treatment for injuries.

    A man on the 500 block of East Church Street reported at 8:19 p.m. a dog bite. Information from an emergency room nurse was passed along to animal control.

    Sunday, April 26

    At 2:28 a.m., a person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported a woman fell and hit her head on the sidewalk. A family member transported the woman to an area hospital.

    A woman at the west end of Beaver Street called for medical help at 12:35 p.m. A woman who was potentially ill or injured yet refused assistance was walking into the woods.

    After a woman on the 300 block of North Elm Street reported a possible trespasser at 2:03 p.m., a man was issued a no-trespassing order.

    A person on the 300 block of West State Street called for medical help at 9:05 p.m. A man was feeling weak and unable to walk. He was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:18 PM

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

    Friday, April 24

    At 1:56 a.m., firefighters responded to a mutual-aid call at a house fire on the 24000 block of St Thomas Road in Derrynane Township. They brought truckloads of water to the scene.

    Sunday, April 26

    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:49 a.m. to a two-vehicle property-damage crash at the intersection of Delaware Avenue (County Road 59) at Old Highway 169 Boulevard in St. Lawrence Township. They washed down the crash scene and helped with traffic control.

     

     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:44 PM

    The week of April 13-19, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, April 13

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of North Chestnut and East Church streets at 1:20 p.m. The man driving the vehicle was violating limitations placed on his driving privileges. He was also driving without proof of insurance. The man was cited for both offenses.

    A person on the 200 block of South Elm Street reported at 4:19 p.m. the theft of $10 in change from an unlocked vehicle overnight.

    Wednesday, April 15

    The driver of a vehicle stopped on the 100 block of West Main Street at 10:46 a.m. was cited for driving after license revocation.

    A man on the 600 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 11 a.m. the possible theft of used grease from a tank behind a restaurant. Police are investigating.

    A man on the 800 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 11:08 a.m. a possible telephone scam. A person claiming to be an EMT from another state asked the man to send money to help the victim of a car crash caused by the man’s wife. He declined the request.

    A person on the 100 block of South Cedar Street called for medical help. A woman suffered a fall. She hit her head and possibly broke an arm. The woman was transported to an area hospital.

    An officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of North Elm and East Main streets at 10:19 p.m. after the driver failed to signal a turn. The driver was also cited for driving after license revocation.

    Thursday, April 16

    The driver of a vehicle with only one working headlight was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail at 3:35 a.m. The driver was also cited for driving without a valid license.

    A woman driver was stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and North Aspen Lane at 8:13 a.m. She was cited for driving without proof of insurance and arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Grove Street called for medical help at 12:01 p.m. An infant was reportedly having trouble breathing. The child was alert and conscious when police arrived.

    Friday, April 17

    Police stopped the driver of a vehicle operating with only one working headlight near the intersection of East Church and North Elm streets at 8:50 p.m. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation.

    At 11:19 p.m., police cited the driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169. The driver was cited for not moving over to an open lane when passing an officer conducting a traffic stop.

    Saturday, April 18

    At 7:24 a.m., police assisted with locating a runaway.

    Sunday, April 19

    A person at a business on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 12:35 p.m. the theft of a TV from the Hometown Inn. An investigation is ongoing.

    A person at a business on the 300 block of East Enterprise reported at 1 p.m. damage to property. A window screen and headboard were damaged at a hotel.

    A person on the 300 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 4:20 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:42 PM

    The week of April 13-19, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Thursday, April 16

    Firefighters responded at 9:22 a.m. to a report of a truck crash on Carver County Road 40, about half-mile northeast of Highway 25. The driver was transported to an area hospital where he was treated and released.

    At 12:04 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a gas leak at a commercial building on the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive. A leak was detected. They turned off the gas and notified CenterPoint Energy. Firefighters ventilated the building. There were no injuries reported.

    Saturday, April 18

    A person on the 1100 block of West Commerce Drive reported at 12:04 p.m. something burning in a building. Firefighters investigated the building but found nothing burning.

    A person on the 200 block of east Main Street reported at 4:45 p.m. a gas leak in the area. Firefighters checked the area and reportedly found gas in the sewer lines. CenterPoint Energy was notified.

     

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:27 PM

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

     

    Monday, April 6

    A man near the intersection of North Walnut and East Forest Street reported at 6:11 p.m. two girls were hanging off the Highway 25 bridge. The girls told an officer they were taking pictures. The officer advised the girls learning too far over the edge of the bridge is dangerous.

    Tuesday, April 7

    A man on the 200 block of East Orchard Street reported at 7:11 a.m. someone he knew took something from his home. The officer took a theft report in case the item is not returned.

    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 4:57 p.m. A woman was having difficulty breathing and was coughing up blood. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, April 8

    Police conducted a license plate check on a vehicle near the intersection of North Linden and East Main streets at 3:40 p.m. They found the plates were revoked. A citation was issued.

    A man on the 100 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 9:03 p.m. A person was having an allergic reaction.

    Thursday, April 9

    A person on the 500 block of East Beaver Street called for medical help at 9:17 a.m. A man was feeling dizzy and was unable to walk. He was transported to an area hospital.

    The driver of a vehicle that ran a stop sign was stopped on the 200 block of North Linden Street at 2:27 p.m. The driver was cited for running a stop sign and for driving with a suspended license.

    A person went to the police station at 3:34 p.m. to report the violation of an order for protection. The suspect is to be arrested when located.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Willow Street reported a case of fraud. Someone in Omaha, Neb. opened a fraudulent account using the name and social security number of the Belle Plaine woman. A report will be sent to Omaha police for their investigation.

    Friday, April 10

    A person at a business on the 800 block of East Main Street reported at 12:32 p.m. a theft. A woman was cited for the offense.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 4:23 p.m. a violation of an order for protection. A man has been charged for the offense and an alert for his arrest has been issued.

    Saturday, April 11

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of East Main Street and South Hickory Boulevard at 12:10 a.m. for a speeding violation, 80 in a 55 mph zone. The driver was cited for speeding. A passenger was cited for a curfew violation.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and South Meridian Street – car vs. deer -- was reported at 5:59 a.m. The damage to the car was minor.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:49 a.m. A woman was feeling ill and taken to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Cedar Street called at 5:25 p.m. for medical help. A man suffered a fall. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 300 block of West Church Street reported at 8:09 p.m. a fight involving a boy.

    The driver of a vehicle that ran a stop sign was stopped near the intersection of East Court and North Chestnut streets at 9:51 p.m. The driver was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Sunday, April 12

    A man on the 300 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 2:08 a.m. A woman was suffering flu-like symptoms. She was transported to an area hospital.


     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:26 PM

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

    Sunday, April 12

    Firefighters were dispatched  at 4:15 p.m. to a house fire on the 500 block of East Main Street. Minor damage. No injuries.


     
  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015 9:10 AM

    The week of March 30-April 5, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, March 30

    A person on the 400 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 9:17 a.m.  A woman was suffering stomach pain and was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Pine Street reported at 12:33 p.m. someone violated  a no-contact order. The person was cited.

    Tuesday, March 31

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 12:15 a.m. A man suffering shortness of breath was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of Aspen Lane reported at 7:27 p.m. the theft of a purse from an unlocked, running vehicle.

    A man on the 1000 block of South Chestnut Street was arrested at 10:55 p.m. on an outstanding arrest warrant.

    Thursday, April 2

    A person on the 800 block of Daniel Drive called for medical help at 8:25 a.m. A woman was experiencing heart issues. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A hit-and-run crash on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was reported at 12:52 p.m.

    A woman on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 7:20 p.m. an unlawful entry. A man was located in the building and cited. He was then arrested on an outstanding Hennepin County warrant.

    Friday, April 3

    A woman on the 700 block of East Forest Street called for medical help at 10:06 a.m. A man suffering severe back pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 300 block of East Century Street reported a domestic dispute at 2:23 p.m. A man was arrested.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 9:45 p.m. near the intersection of East Main and North Cedar streets for running a stop sign was also cited for driving after license cancellation.

    At 10:45 p.m., police cited the driver of a vehicle that did not move to an open lane near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard while passing an officer conducting a traffic stop.

    Saturday, April 4

    A man on the 300 block of South Market Street reported at 10:36 a.m. the theft of his e-cigarettes and flavor refills from an unlocked vehicle.

    Sunday, April 5

    A woman stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue at 1:48 a.m. was cited for not pulling over to an open lane when passing an officer conducting a traffic stop. She was also cited for driving without a license.

     

     
  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015 9:09 AM

    The week of March 30-April 5, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Wednesday, April 1

    Firefighters answered a mutual aid call at 5:10 p.m. to assist Green Isle Fire Department with a grass fire near Curran Lake.

    Firefighters responded at 6:10 p.m. to a property-damage crash on the 1000 block of West State Street. They were cancelled en route.

    At 8:07 p.m., firefighters were dispatched for severe weather spotting in the area.

     
  • Thursday, April 02, 2015 9:42 AM
    The week of March 23-29, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, March 23
    By 1:06 a.m., citations were written for 11 vehicles illegally parked around the city during snow removal.
    An officer met with a boy at the junior-senior high school at 2:24 p.m. regarding possible drug use. Police are investigating.
    A man on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 7:25 p.m. after a woman fell and injured her knee. She was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman near the intersection of South Street and Hickory Boulevard reported at 7:39 p.m. a property-damage crash.
    Officers went to a house on the 600 block of East South Street at 8:51 p.m. looking for a woman wanted on a McLeod County arrest warrant. The woman was not located.
    Tuesday, March 24
    A woman on the 100 block of South Grove Street reported at 12:25 a.m. she had been assaulted by another woman. The investigating officer learned the assault stemmed from a clash the previous day. The investigation was ongoing.
    A person on the 900 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 10:11 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman near the intersection of Highway 169 and West Second Street reported a driving complaint at 5:55 p.m. The subject of the complaint was located, pulled over and found to be intoxicated. He also had an open bottle of wine in the vehicle. The man was cited for the open bottle and jailed for fourth-degree DWI.
    Wednesday, March 25
    A woman on the 700 block of West Forest Street reported a domestic dispute at 12:02 a.m. A man was arrested for domestic assault and interfering with a 911 call.
    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Old Highway 169 Boulevard and East Main Street was reported at 8:26 a.m. The vehicles sustained moderate damage.
    A woman on the 700 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 2:32 p.m. A man was not breathing. He was transported to an area hospital.
    At 1:40 p.m., police investigated a report of marijuana being sold from one student to another at the junior-senior high school. The county attorney is reviewing the case for criminal charges.
    A man at an establishment on the 100 block of East Main reported at 3:13 p.m. a man once again writing bad checks.
    Thursday, March 26
    Police executed at 8:58 a.m. a search warrant at a house on the 200 block of East Main Street.
    A person at a business on the 800 block of East Enterprise reported at 1:49 potential fraud. A person in Belle Plaine may have used the identification of a person in Le Sueur.
    A property-damage crash on the 800 block of East Main Street was reported at 3:14 p.m. The driver of a vehicle pulled into an intersection that was a two-way stop thinking it was a four-way stop intersection. A semi-tractor truck with the right-of-way hit the vehicle.
    Friday, March 27
    Police issued a citation to a vehicle parked downtown during snow removal. It was ordered towed at 2:46 a.m.
    The driver of a vehicle with inoperable equipment was stopped at 10:10 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street. The driver admitted to driving the vehicle after license cancellation and was cited accordingly.
    Saturday, March 28
    A man at an apartment building on the 100 block of West State Street reported at 11:30 a.m. the theft of art from a hallway wall.
    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise called for medical help at 5:45 p.m. A woman suffering elevated blood pressure was transported to an area hospital.
    A man at an establishment on the 100 block of West Main Street called at 8:50 p.m. for assistance with a woman too inebriated to walk home. Police gave the woman a ride home and left her in the care of her brother.
    Sunday, March 29
    A person on the 300 block of East Court Street reported at 3:34 p.m. an abandoned vehicle parked outside the house. The registered owner did not respond to police attempts to contact him. The tires were chalked and the vehicle will be relocated if not moved in 48 hours.
    A man on the 100 block of South Meridian Street reported at 10:50 p.m. an inebriated man pounding on doors looking for his sister. The woman was found shortly thereafter in a nearby establishment, drunk and passed out. They were taken to their hotel for the evening. 

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