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  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016 11:42 AM

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

     

    Tuesday, Aug. 23

    Firefighters responded at 8:50 p.m. to a fire at a house on the 500 block of East State Street. The house had been hit by lightning, creating a small fire at the gas meter. The homeowner squelched the fire. Firefighters checked for any additional fire and contacted Centerpoint Energy to repair damage to the meter.

    Wednesday, Aug. 24

    Firefighters responded at 9:01 a.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 8200 block of 195th Street in St. Lawrence Township. They assisted a person with a dislocated hip.

    Friday, Aug. 26

    Firefighters were dispatched at 4:44 p.m. to a report of a carbon dioxide alarm at a house on the 300 block of Shea Street. The house was vented and Centerpoint Energy notified.

    Saturday, Aug. 27

    Firefighters went to the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway at 4:27 p.m. after receiving a report of a carbon dioxide alarm. False alarm.

    Sunday, Aug. 28

    At 3:14 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a fire alarm at a house on the 100 block of South Elk Street. False alarm.

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016 11:41 AM

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

     

    Monday, Aug. 22

    Police stopped at a house on the 300 block of East Prairie Street at 1:23 a.m. seeking a person Burnsville police are looking for in connection with an incident in that city. The person was not at the house.

    A person on the West Prairie Street called for medical help at 9:05 a.m. Police assisted paramedics with the call.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 10:26 a.m. receiving a scam phone call from someone claiming to work for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

    Police responded at 12:43 p.m. to a report of an assault on the 600 block of West Church Street. After investigation, two people were cited for disorderly conduct.

    Tuesday, Aug. 23

    Police responded at 8:04 a.m. to a report of a property-damage crash on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane.

    A vehicle was stopped at 8:24 a.m. near the intersection of East Main and North Ash streets for a violation. The driver was cited for illegal window tint, driving without a Minnesota license and no insurance.

    A person on the 300 block of East State Street reported at 11:22 a.m. the overnight theft of a vehicle. Police are investigating.

    Police stopped at a house on the 100 block of East Prairie Street at 2:55 p.m. looking for a person wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant. The person was not at the house.

    A person on the 1100 block of Robert Creek Curve reported at 4:42 p.m. receiving several scam phone calls in one day from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    Police checked a house at 8:21 p.m. on the 400 block of West Main Street for a vehicle wanted in connection with an incident in Prior Lake. The vehicle and its driver were not present.

    Wednesday, Aug. 24

    A person on the 900 block of Prairie Oak Drive called at 10:55 a.m. for medical help. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Aug. 25

    A woman on the 1000 block of Prairie Oak Drive reported at 11:09 a.m. receiving three calls from persons claiming to work for the IRS.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped for speeding near the intersection of North Walnut and East Forest streets at 1:14 p.m. was also cited for driving with a cracked windshield.

    A person on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway called for medical help at 2:26 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Aug. 26

    Four vehicles parked on the 100 block of South Meridian Street during street cleaning were cited by 3:03 a.m.

    At 8:51 a.m., a person on the 700 block of East State Street called for medical help.

    Police received a report at 11:21 a.m. of damaged flag police at Veterans Memorial Park on the 1000 block of East Commerce Drive.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:30 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Police checked a house on the 100 block of East Prairie Street at 8:10 p.m. looking for a person wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant. The person was not at the house.

    Saturday, Aug. 27

    A person on the 300 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at  4:58 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    The driver of a vehicle  stopped near the intersection of North Walnut and Church streets at 8:31 p.m. was cited for an inoperable headlight. Police issued the citation because several warnings had already been written.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:01 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:56 PM

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

     

    Tuesday, Aug. 16

    Firefighters responded at 12:57 a.m. to a mutual aid call on the 1400 block of 160th Street in Louisville Township. They provided tankers for water transport to the scene of a pole barn fire.

    At 3:16 p.m., firefighters responded at 3:16 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 9800 block of Union Hill Boulevard. A child fell and suffered a minor head injury. The child was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Aug. 17

    Firefighters were dispatched at 3:24 p.m. to a property-damage crash on the 100 block of Aspen Lane. A vehicle hit a parked car. There were no injuries.

    Saturday, Aug. 20

    Firefighters responded at 9:59 a.m. to a report of a vehicle in the ditch near the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169. Firefighters provided traffic control. There were no injuries reported.

     
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:55 PM

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

     

    Monday, Aug. 15

    A property-damage crash on private property on the 800 block of East Main Street was reported at 2:02 p.m.

    An officer updated the city’s registry of sex offenders at 2:23 p.m.

    Police assisted a sheriff’s deputy at 7:28 p.m. with a call for medical help from a person on the 11800 block of 240th Street in Belle Plaine Township.

    Tuesday, Aug. 16

    An officer assisted a sheriff’s deputy at 7:56 a.m. with a call for medical help from a person on the 300 block of First Street in Belle Plaine Township.

    A two-car property-damage crash on Old Highway 169 Boulevard was reported at 4:07 p.m.

    A person on the 200 block of West Prairie Street reported at 4:17 p.m. a bike that was missing or stolen.

    A person on the 400 block of North Elm Street reported at 5:05 p.m. receiving a scam phone call from a person claiming to work for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service

    Wednesday, Aug. 17

    An officer cited four children at 2:15 a.m. for curfew violations and trespassing at Belle Plaine High School.

    A person on the 700 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 9:55 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 10:04 a.m. the theft of a gift card.

    A minor property-damage crash at a business on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 3:21 p.m.

    A person on the 800 block of South Maple Street reported at 5:33 p.m. receiving a scam phone call from a person claiming to work for the IRS.

    Thursday, Aug. 18

    A person on the 1000 block of Provence Lane reported at 11:27 a.m. the theft of property. Jordan police arrested the suspects on other charges and the property was returned to the owner.

    A person on the 100 block of South Grove Street reported at 3:24 p.m. receiving a scam phone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    A person on the 100 block of South Willow Street reported at 4:39 p.m. receiving a scam phone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    Friday, Aug. 19

    A person on the 100 block of West Main Street reported at 10:21 a.m. the library was open but not staff was present. An officer stayed at the building until a staff person arrived.

    A person on the 300 block of West Forest Street reported at 10:55 a.m. receiving a scam phone call from a person claiming to work for the IRS.

    A person on the 800 block of Prairie Oak Drive reported at 11:06 a.m. receiving a scam phone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    A person on the 400 block of North Chestnut Street reported at 11:09 a.m. receiving a scam phone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    A person on the 900 block of Woodridge Drive reported at 1:38 p.m. receiving a scam phone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    At 7:05 p.m., a person on the 600 block of Main Street called for medical help. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Aug. 20

    Police assisted the driver of a vehicle in a ditch along Highway 169 at 9:55 a.m. After confirming the driver’s soberness, a citation was issued for driving with unsafe tires.

    Sunday, Aug. 21

    A person on the 300 block of South Cedar Street called for medical help at 10:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:05 AM

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

     

    Monday, Aug. 8

    Firefighters were dispatched at 9:25 a.m. to a report of a diesel fuel spill on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane. A vehicle hit a fuel pump causing the spill. Firefighters cleaned up the spill. The business took care of properly disposing of approximately 800 pounds of floor dry used to contain and clean up the spilled fuel.

    Tuesday, Aug. 9

    Firefighters responded at 10:40 p.m. to a report of a car fire on Highway 169 at Johnson Way in Blakeley Township. They found a small fire in the engine compartment. The fire was promptly extinguished and the vehicle was towed.

    Wednesday, Aug. 10

    Firefighters responded at 1 p.m. to a fire alarm at a house on the 100 block of South Elk Street. False alarm.

    Thursday, Aug. 11

    Firefighters responded at 8 p.m. to a report of a personal-injury vehicle rollover crash in the S curves on County Road 40 just east of Highway 25. One person was extricated and transported to an area hospital

    Saturday, Aug. 13

    Firefighters received a report at 10:48 a.m. of a possible vehicle fire near the intersection of Highway 169 and Stoppelmann Boulevard. They were unable to locate the vehicle.

    At 8:01 p.m., firefighters received a report of tree on the 100 block of West Prairie Street on fire from a nearby power line. Firefighters closed the street and provided lighting for an Xcel Energy crew to arrive.

    At 9:15 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a fire alarm on the 600 block of West Main Street. False alarm; burned food.

    Sunday, Aug. 14

    Firefighters were dispatched at 5:16 a.m. to a report of a fatal hit-and-run crash on Highway 169 near Belle Plaine Trail. They provided traffic control and cleared the scene.

     
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:04 AM

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

     

    Monday, Aug. 8

    Police responded at 9:23 a.m. to a report of spilled diesel fuel at a business on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane.

    An officer reported at 4:43 p.m. damage to a water fountain at a park on the 500 block of East Orchard Street.

    Tuesday, Aug. 9

    A person on the 1000 block of Old Highway 169 Boulevard reported at 6:48 a.m. damage to a fence, possibly from an attempted break-in.

    Wednesday, Aug. 10

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 3:04 a.m. on Walnut Street for a speeding violation was also cited for driving without a license in possession.

    A hit-and-run crash in the parking lot of a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive was reported at 11:25 a.m.

    A person on the 300 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 1:24 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of First Street Northeast called for medical help at 4:51 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped on East Main Street at 8:40 p.m. was cited for possession of marijuana in the vehicle.

    Thursday, Aug. 11

    A person on the 200 block of East Court Street called for medical help at 8:45 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person stopped on the 200 block of East Orchard Street at 2:46 p.m. was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Friday, Aug. 12

    Police issued a citation at 3:02 a.m. for illegal parking during downtown street cleaning. The vehicle was towed.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped on Enterprise Drive at 4:14 p.m. for an inoperable taillight was cited for driving without proof of insurance.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street reported at 6 p.m. she’d received a scam phone call.

    Saturday, Aug. 13

    Police assisted a woman on the 900 block of South Elm Street at 11:07 a.m. She cut her foot. They assisted until an ambulance crew arrived.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped on Park Street East at 1:28 a.m. for an inoperable headlight was cited for driving without proof of insurance.

    Sunday, Aug. 14

    At 4:48 a.m., police assisted sheriff’s deputies and state troopers at the the intersection of a fatal hit-and-run crash. A Belle Plaine man, 29, was killed in the crash.

    A person on the 100 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 2:22 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 3:10 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 300 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 4:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of Riverview Lane reported at 5:51 p.m. receiving a possible scam letter.

     
  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 8:31 PM

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

     

    Monday, Aug. 1

    Firefighters responded at 8:08 a.m. to an injury crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street. They assisted with patient care (minor injuries).

    At 6:38 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a report of a crash near the intersection of Lindsey Lane and South Street. The firefighters were cancelled en route.

    Tuesday, Aug. 2

    Firefighters responded at 10:05 a.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 900 block of West Main Street. They assisted paramedics with patient care.

    Wednesday, Aug. 3

    At 9:16 a.m., firefighters were sent to a report of a burning railroad tie near the intersection of Union Trail and Quarry Trail in Blakeley Township. The fire was extinguished and railroad was notified of the damage.

    Friday, Aug. 5

    Firefighters responded at 8:53 p.m. to a report of a motorcycle-car crash at the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169 ramp. The motorcycle driver was killed in the crash. Firefighters assisted with lighting, scene wash-down, and patient care.

    Firefighters also responded at 8:58 p.m. to a report of a two-vehicle crash at Scenic Byway at County Road 5 in Faxon Township.

    Saturday, Aug. 6

    At 1:17 p.m., firefighters responded to a house fire on the 1000 block of South Chestnut Street. The house fire started in a woodpile on the side of the garage. Flames spread to the garage and garage attic. There were no injuries reported.

    Sunday, Aug. 7

    A car fire near the intersection of Sibley County roads 6 and 5 in Faxon Township was reported at 7:02 a.m. The vehicle’s engine compartment was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. They put out the fire and then washed leaking oil from the roadway.

    Firefighters were dispatched at 10:10 p.m. to a smoke alarm at a house on the 300 block of East Orchard Street. The alarm sounded because of faulty batteries. The residents were advised to replace the batteries.

     
  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 8:30 PM

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

     

    Monday, Aug. 1

    At 8:05 a.m., a person reported that a vehicle on Highway 169 rear-ended another vehicle. The driver received a citation for careless driving.

    A person on the 400 block of Evergreen Street reported at 2:46 p.m. the theft of property.

    A personal-injury crash on Lindsey Lane was reported at 6:36 p.m. One vehicle had stopped and was rear-ended. The driver of the first vehicle that hit the second was cited for careless driving.

    Tuesday, Aug. 2

    A person on the 900 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 9:50 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of West State Street was arrested at 12:58 p.m. after police learned of an outstanding arrest warrant for a probation violation.

    Wednesday, Aug. 3

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 8:02 p.m. A woman declined medical care and was transported home since she was able to care for herself.

    Thursday, Aug. 4

    A person on the 800 block of Enterprise Drive reported at 8:07 a.m. a property-damage crash.

    At 11:27 a.m., a person on the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive reported the theft of $80 from a wallet.

    Friday, Aug. 5

    A person on the 200 block of Ash Street updated a vandalism report at 12:32 p.m.

    A person on the 900 block of South Elm Street reported at 3:55 p.m. receiving two phone calls in one day from people claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service.

    A person on the 200 block of North Cedar Street reported at 8:12 p.m. a domestic dispute. Information from the incident was forwarded to the county attorney’s office for possible charges.

    Police assisted the state patrol at 8:47 p.m. with an injury crash on East Main Street at Highway 169.

    Saturday, Aug. 6

    A person on the 900 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 7:45 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Aug. 7

    A person on the 400 block of East Prairie Street called for medical help at 4:17 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:30 PM

    The week of July 18-24,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, July 18

    A woman on the 400 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 12:16 a.m. a young child walking his bike in the area. An officer located the child and took the boy home to his mother.

    A person on the 1000 block of Prairie Oak Drive called for medical help at 5:38 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A vehicle left on the 1000 block of Park Lane longer than 48 hours was ordered towed at 8:31 a.m. and a citation issued to its owner.

    A person on the 900 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help. A man was injured after a fall. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane reported at 1:19 p.m. unauthorized charges on her credit card made in California.

    A man on the 700 block of East Forest Street reported at 3:01 p.m. he’d received a call from someone claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

    A man on the 200 block of South Eagle Street reported at 3:05 p.m. someone cut down vines on the fence at Tiger Park during the Bar-B-Q Days fireworks. Police are investigating.

    A man on the 600 block of Farmers Place reported at 3:10 p.m. a vehicle was keyed while it was parked in Belle Plaine overnight. Police are investigating.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of East Church and North Elm streets was reported at 5:53 p.m. One of the drivers was cited for failing to yield.

    A man on the 500 block of Haralson Drive called for medical help at 9:31 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, July 19

    A woman on the 400 block of East Main Street reported at 9:04 a.m. receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    A woman on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 9:42 a.m. receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    A man on the 300 block of West Main Street reported at 10:22 a.m. receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    Police arrested a man near the intersection of North Willow and West Forest streets at 11:01 a.m. He was wanted on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    A man on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane reported at 7:27 p.m. receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    Wednesday, July 20

    A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 1:52 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Linden Street reported at 3:33 p.m. receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    A vehicle was stopped on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane at 7:15 p.m. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license and arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant.

    A man on the 900 block of Farmers Ridge Trail reported at 10:12 p.m. a person violating a court-issued order for protection. A woman was arrested for violating the OFP.

    Thursday, July 21

    A woman on the 900 block of West Prairie Street reported at 9:18 a.m. receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    Friday, July 22

    A woman on the 300 block of North Eagle Street called for medical help at 5:28 a.m.

    A woman on the 700 block of Shannon Circle reported at 8:44 a.m. receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    A person on the 300 block of Ash Street called for medical help at 10:43 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, July 23

    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 1:12 p.m. a person dining and leaving without paying for the meal.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 4 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of East Court and North Walnut streets at 9:25 p.m. for running a stop sign. The driver was cited for the violation, for driving without insurance and driving with a suspended license. The driver was also arrested on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of North Walnut and East Forest streets at 9:28 p.m. for an equipment violation. The driver was cited for the violation and for driving after license cancellation.

    Sunday, July 24

    While working a special shift in Prior Lake, a Belle Plaine police officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Highway 13 and Eagle Creek Parkway at 12:05 a.m. for failing to use a turn signal. The driver was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:29 PM

    The week of July 18-24,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Thursday, July 21

    Firefighters responded at 9 a.m. to a fire alarm at a business on the 800 block of Enterprise Drive. It was a false alarm and the call was cancelled en route. 

     
  • Thursday, July 07, 2016 3:01 PM

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

    Sunday, July 3

    Firefighters responded at 10:22 a.m. to a report of a travel trailer fire on the 400 block of West Forest Street. The homeowner knocked down the fire with a garden hose and firefighters extinguished the rest of the fire. Siding on the house was melted so firefighters use the thermal imaging camera to see if any fire spread to the house. It did not.

    Firefighters were dispatched at 3:03 p.m. to a motorcycle crash on Carver County Road 40 in the curves just east of County Road 40’s intersection with Highway 25. Two people were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Thursday, July 07, 2016 3:01 PM

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

     

    Monday, June 27

    A woman on the 300 block of East Raven Street called for medical help at 12:17 a.m. A man with difficulty breathing was transported to an area hospital.

    A driver was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street at 1:54 a.m. The driver was cited for a myriad of violations, including speeding, crossing a divided highway, expired registration and failing to drive with due care.

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 8:48 a.m. fraudulent charges on his business credit card.

    City staff performed background checks on a seasonal employee and liquor license applicants.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 2:09 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:07 p.m.

    Wednesday, June 29

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street was transported at 11:22 a.m. to an area hospital.

    Police stopped a vehicle on the 800 block of Highway 169 at 2:23 p.m. The driver was cited for driving at 111 mph in a 65 mph zone on Highway 169.

    Thursday, June 30

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 7:55 a.m. with a warrant arrest during a traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 169 and Blakeley Trail.

    Police executed at 2:29 p.m. a search warrant at a house on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane.

    Residents of the 300 block of North Ash Street reported at 4:23 p.m. receiving scam phone calls from people claiming to work for the IRS.

    A man on the 100 block of South Ash Street reported at 5:13 p.m. the theft of a hay wagon. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called at 7:41 p.m. for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, July 1

    A person on the 300 block of North Grove Street reported at 1:08 p.m. receiving a call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    Saturday, July 2

    Police stopped a vehicle on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane at 8:42 p.m. for speeding. The driver was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

     
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:42 AM

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

    Monday, June 20

    Firefighters responded at 1:09 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 800 block of Daniel Drive. The patient was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, June 23

    Firefighters were dispatched at 6:04 p.m. to a report of a single-vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and West 250th Street in Blakeley Township. A person suffered minor injuries but was not transported to a hospital. Firefighters washed down the crash scene.

    Saturday, June 25

    Firefighters responded at 3:29 p.m. to a report of a crash near the intersection of Highway 25 and Sibley County Road 6 in Faxon Township. They were cancelled en route. 

     At 4:57 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a report of a tow truck ablaze near the intersection of Park Boulevard and Highway 169 in St. Lawrence Township. They extinguished the fire and washed down leaking hydraulic fluid on about 900 feet of Highway 169.

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:41 AM

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

     

    Monday, June 20

    A woman on the 800 block of Daniel Drive called for medical help at 12:57 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 2:32 p.m., a man who failed to slow down or change lanes when passing a police officer on the shoulder of Highway 169 near its intersection with Blakeley Trail was stopped and cited for the offense.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 5:53 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, June 21

    A person on the 100 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 9:24 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 12:13 p.m. receiving a fraudulent phone call from a person claiming to work for the IRS.

    A man on the 800 block of West Church Street reported at 8:45 p.m. someone hit his truck and drove away. Police are investigating.

    A vehicle bearing impounded license plates was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street at 10:55 p.m. The driver was cited for the offense; the plates were impounded and the vehicle towed.

    Wednesday, June 22

    A person on the 900 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 2:06 p.m. several scam phone calls from local telephone numbers. When the local numbers were called, the call went to an out-of-town tele-marketer and not the local person.

    Police received a report at 12:11 a.m. of a Department of Corrections arrest warrant out on a person on the 100 block of East Prairie Street. The person was located and taken into custody.

    Thursday, June 23

    A person on the 100 block of West Main Street was transported to an area hospital for medical help at 6:36 p.m.

    A woman on the 800 block of East Main Street reported at 8:50 p.m. a possible assault. Police are investigating.

    Friday, June 24

    Police attempted at 9:35 a.m. to locate a person on the 100 block of West Main Street. The person is the subject of an arrest warrant.

    A person on the 300 block of West Church asked police at 12:10 p.m. to issue a no-trespassing order to another person. The order was processed and served.

    A person on the 500 block of East Church Street called at 12:40 p.m. for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of South Eagle Street reported at 3:59 p.m. receiving a fraudulent phone call from someone claiming to work for the IRS.

    A woman at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive requested at 7:28 p.m. a no-trespassing order be served to a person caught stealing soda pop.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and Hickory Boulevard at 11:23 p.m. The driver was cited for driving without headlights after dark.

    Saturday, June 25

    A person on the 900 block of Prairie Oak Drive called for medical help at 2:09 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, June 26

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies with a suspected inebriated driver stopped at 1:25 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and Chestnut Boulevard.

    A person on the 200 block of East Main Street was transported at 1:56 p.m. to an area hospital.

    Police stopped a vehicle on North Walnut Street near the city limits at 5:56 p.m. The driver was cited for an improper U-turn, speeding, possession of a small amount of marijuana and arrested for second-degree DWI.

     
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 9:55 AM

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

    Thursday, June 16

    Firefighters responded at 8:30 p.m. to a call for help after a smoke alarm sounded at a house on the 900 block of Meadow Place. Cooking set off the alarms. Firefighters checked the alarms and found they were old.

    Firefighters were dispatched at 2:27 p.m. to a report of a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Highway 169. They provided first-aid for minor injuries until Ridgeview ambulance arrived.

    Sunday, June 19

    At 3:42 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash – car vs. motorcycle – near intersection of Carver County Rd 40 and Kelly Lake Road in San Francisco Township. Carver fire was on scene so BPFD cleared.  One patient transported to an area hospital.

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