The week of June 1-7, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:
Monday, June 1
A man on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 12:25 p.m. a hit-and-run property-damage crash. The suspect was located later and cited for failing to yield and leaving the scene of a collision.
A woman on the 700 block of Butler Drive reported at 4:13 p.m. a case of possible fraud. A person supposedly moving to Belle Plaine sent her a check for nanny services to be cashed. Police advised the woman not to cash the check.
Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 6:08 p.m. by taking a theft report at the police station.
Tuesday, June 2
A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:06 p.m. An elderly man was transported to an area hospital.
Police assisted the Buffalo, NY Police Department at 8:57 p.m. on a stolen vehicle case.
Wednesday, June 8
Police assisted a drunk man at 5:02 a.m. laying in the street near the intersection of East Main and North Chestnut streets. He was transported to a family member’s home to be cared for.
A man on the 300 block of Northeast First Street reported at 9:41 a.m. someone damaged the post supporting his mailbox.
A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 11:17 a.m. A man was choking on food, but able to take in some air. He was transported to an area hospital.
A property-damage crash at the intersection of Enterprise Drive and Hickory Boulevard was reported at 12:36 p.m. A vehicle was rear-ended at the stop sign.
A woman at a business on the 200 block of North Meridian Street reported at 3:26 p.m. an attempted case of fraud.
A property-damage crash at the intersection of West State and North Eagle streets was reported at 4:14 p.m.
Thursday, June 4
Police stopped a vehicle at 1:49 a.m. near the intersection of South Walnut and Shea streets for a speeding violation. The driver was cited for speeding and a curfew violation.
A man on the 700 block of South Meridian Street reported at 10:10 a.m. damage to the post supporting his mailbox.
A person on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway called for medical help at 12:52 p.m. An elderly man was in shock. He was transported to an area hospital.
A woman on the 500 block of East Orchard Street reported at 8:03 p.m. an assault at Heritage Park. A boy was cited for disorderly conduct.
While securing the restrooms at Union Square Park on the 400 block of West Prairie Street at 11:42 p.m., vandalism to the restrooms was discovered. Police are investigating.
Friday, June 5
Vandalism to the lights in the tunnel adjacent to Veterans Park below Highway 169 was reported at 8:28 a.m.
A person on the 500 block of East Orchard Street reported at 3:36 p.m. boys drinking in the park. At 4:13 p.m., police found one of the boys on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive. He was in possession of alcohol and drugs. The boy was arrested and his parents notified.
A woman on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 5:54 p.m. she and another woman were hit by water balloons thrown from passing vehicles. The balloons left welts on their skin.
A woman on the 200 block of East Church Street reported at 7:31 p.m. A man was trying to hang himself from a tree. Police spoke with the man, who indicated he was simply trying to climb the tree. They found the man to be cheerful and friendly.
A person on the 700 block of South Ash Street reported at 8 p.m. boys brawling at a park. A witness had cell phone images of the mayhem. One of the boys was cited for fighting.
Saturday, June 6
After stopping a vehicle at 12:24 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue for a failure to yield to oncoming traffic, police cited the driver and passenger of the vehicle stopped for curfew violations.
A woman on the 900 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 1:25 a.m. An intoxicated man was transported to an area hospital.
A woman on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 1:28 a.m.
Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of East Century Street and Hickory Boulevard at 1:24 a.m. after the driver crossed the fog line. The driver was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.
Police received a report at 11:34 a.m. of a person being bitten by a dog on the 200 block of South Meridian Street. While staff from Animal Control was evaluating the dog, the dog bit the person. The dog is under quarantine.
A person on the 10700 block of West 225th Street called for medical help at 1:55 p.m. A man was suffering a seizure. He was transported to an area hospital.
A person on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 9:20 p.m. someone egged, plastic wrapped and applied shaving cream to a vehicle.
A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 10:58 p.m. an inebriated man. Police helped the man home so his family could take care of him.
Sunday, June 7
Sheriff’s deputies arrested the driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine trail around 4:20 a.m. for DWI.
A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 6:22 a.m. A man suffering leg pain was transported to an area hospital.