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  • Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:12 AM

    The week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 30

    Firefighters responded at 2:46 a.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 17500 block of Noel Avenue in Hancock Township. A man was having respiratory difficulty. He was transported to an area hospital.

    At 3:57 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the ramp to northbound Highway 169 at East Main Street. Fuel had been spilled on the ramp. Mn/DOT applied sand to the ramp to avoid spin-outs.

    Thursday, Dec. 1

    A person on the 16600 block of Ohio Avenue in Hancock Township called for medical help at 3:29 p.m. Firefighters assisted with the man’s care. He was transported to an area hospital.

    At 9:28 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm on the 200 block of West State Street. They found smoke in an apartment and sinks plugged. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check the walls for excess heat from the stove.

    Friday, Dec. 2

    Firefighters responded at 8:46 a.m. to a report of a gas leak at a house on the 300 block of South Willow Street. The gas was from a grill that was left on.

    Saturday, Dec. 3

    Firefighters responded at 9:58 a.m. to a report of an explosion at the substation on North Market Street. A squirrel shorted out a transformer, knocking out power throughout the city and surrounding area.

    At 4:09 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a tractor fire near the intersection of Raven Road and 270th Street in Blakeley Township. A tractor plowing a field caught on fire. It was a total loss.

    Sunday, Dec. 4

    Firefighters responded at 2:46 p.m. to a report of a car fire near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard. The fire was out when firefighters arrived.

  • Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:11 AM

    The week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Nov. 28

    A person on the 900 block of Meadow Place reported at 1:22 p.m. a case of credit card fraud.

    Tuesday, Nov. 29

    A person on the 300 block of Evergreen Street reported at 3:39 a.m. a missing child. The child had snuck out of the house and was located at a friend’s house.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 7:49 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 9:52 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 10:53 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported a woman had run into a business, leaving an infant child and a dog in the vehicle. The officer advised the woman this was not acceptable.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:49 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Nov. 30

    A woman from Janesville, Minn. was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street at 12:34 a.m. for failing to stop at a stop sign. She was also cited for driving without a license and without proof of insurance.

    Thursday, Dec. 1

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:45 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police responded at 9:25 p.m. to a smoke-filled, flooded apartment on the 200 block of West State Street. They found the oven turned on high and the sinks overflowing. A person was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street reported a domestic dispute at 10:15 p.m. A man had been verbally aggressive and destroyed property. Police cited a 40-year-old man for domestic assault (intent to cause fear). He was gone when police arrived.

    Friday, Dec. 2

    Police took a report at 8:16 a.m. of a fight that took place during an activity the previous evening at a school on the 200 block of South Market Street.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street reported at 9:18 a.m. the theft of a cell phone. Police are investigating.

    A 20-year-old man from Gibbon, Minn. was stopped at 10:11 p.m. near the intersection of North Elm and East Main streets for a speeding violation. He was also cited for driving after license revocation and jailed on an outstanding arrest warrant from the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

    Saturday, Dec. 3

    A person on the 100 block of South Meridian Street reported at 7:24 a.m. someone smashed their vehicle’s windshield overnight. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 11:30 a.m. a possible violation of a restraining order. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street reported at 7:26 p.m. a group of children playing ding-dong ditch.

    A woman from Shakopee, 21, was stopped for speeding at 9:05 p.m. near the intersection of East Commerce Drive and South Elm Street. She was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Sunday, Dec. 4

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 7:04 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:22 AM

    The week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 31

    Firefighters responded at 9:19 p.m. to a fire alarm at a residence on the 300 block of North Cherry Street. False alarm. The alarm was triggered by steam from the shower.

    Tuesday, Nov. 1

    At 7:19 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire alarm at a residence on the 800 block of Horizon Court. False alarmed. Burned food. Firefighters ventilated the house.

    Wednesday, Nov. 2

    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:52 a.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 7700 block of 187th Street in San Francisco Township. They assisted with patient care. The person was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Nov. 6

    Firefighters responded at 7:22 p.m. to a report of a single-vehicle injury crash near the intersection of county roads 52 and 53 in San Francisco Township. One person was extracted from a vehicle. A person was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:21 AM

    The week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 31

    A person on the 1000 block of Morningside Way called for medical help at 9:36 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Nov. 1

    Police checked at 3:59 a.m. a vehicle parked in a private parking lot on the 1000 block of Old Highway 169 Boulevard. The officer found an inebriated 45-year-old Northfield woman in the vehicle. She was arrested for third-degree DWI.

    A 16-year-old boy on the 200 block of South Market Street was found in possession of a camouflage hunting knife on school grounds. The boy was cited for felony possession of a weapon on school property.

    Wednesday, Nov. 2

    Police are investigating a report at 12:14 p.m. of possible drug use around children on the 700 block of West Forest Street.

    Police assisted Carver County sheriff’s deputies at 1:30 p.m. and arrested a Belle Plaine man and woman, ages 25 and 24 respectively, on the 600 block of West Court Street. They were wanted in connection with a robbery in Chanhassen.

    A man, 55, on the 200 block of South Willow Street was jailed for domestic assault. Police were called to the scene at 7:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 3

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 9:05 a.m. near the intersection of Hickory Boulevard and East Main Street was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    A Belle Plaine woman, 59, on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive was cited at 12:26 p.m. for shoplifting liquor.

    Friday, Nov. 4

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail was reported at 5:04 p.m.

    A person on the 600 block of Butler Drive called for medical help at 10:09 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Nov. 5

    A person on the 1000 block of Scott Lane called for medical help at 4:02 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Nov. 6

    Two men, one from Belle Plaine and the other from Chaska, were cited at 12:52 a.m. on the 100 block of Main Street were cited for a violating an ordinance governing the possession of open alcohol containers outside a bar.

    A person on the 100 block of South Cedar Street called for medical help at 2:46 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 3:34 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of Riverview Lane hit a water main and caused it to break at 10:26 a.m.

  • Thursday, November 03, 2016 9:52 AM

    The week of Oct. 24-30, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 24

    A person on the 200 block of East Century Street called for medical help at 7:36 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of North Aspen Lane and East Main Street was reported at 10:36 a.m.

    A person on the 300 block of Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 12:53 p.m. The patient was checked over by ambulance staff but declined transport to an area hospital.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 3:18 p.m. near the intersection of North Walnut and East Forest streets was cited for excessive window tint. The driver, a Winthrop man, 36, was also cited for failure to provide proof of insurance. He was also arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant.

    A woman on the 100 block of Willow Street reported at 4:35 p.m. her daughter’s school-issued iPad had been hacked and information compromised. Police are investigating.

    Tuesday, Oct. 25

    A person on the 200 block Chestnut Street called for medical help at 6:44 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man, 39, on the 1000 block of Park Lane was arrested at 1:34 p.m. on two outstanding warrants.

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 3:38 p.m. in Belle Plaine Township with the arrest of a man wanted on a felony arrest warrant.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Meridian and Church streets was reported at 4:12 p.m. A driver backed into a street light pole.

    A Belle Plaine man, 32, was stopped near the intersection of Forest and Walnut streets at 5:34 p.m. for driving with a suspended license and failing to provide proof of insurance.

    Wednesday, Oct. 26

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 7:14 a.m. someone drove by the house and hit the car, knocking off the mirror. A Belle Plaine man, 25, was later charged with property damage, failing to stop for the collision and failing to transfer the title of a vehicle.

    A person on the 400 block of West Forest Street reported at 9:53 a.m. someone broke into a storm shelter. A man, 25, was located and arrested for the offense after drugs and a hypodermic needle were found with him. He was charged with fifth-degree possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

    Police served trespassing notices on two people caught shoplifting at a business on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane. Staff from the store requested the trespassing notices at 11:01 a.m.

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street reported a property-damage crash at 12:27 p.m. A boy lost control of his vehicle making a turn from Meridian on to Main streets, striking a parked car.

    A person on the 900 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 12:35 p.m. the theft of tires from the back of a vehicle.

    Property damage near the intersection of North Grove and West Beaver streets was reported at 1:05 p.m. Public works staff reported someone knocked over a hydrant.

    A person on the 200 block of South Elk Street reported at 8:24 p.m. a case of fraud after being notified of suspicious activity on her account by her bank.

    Thursday, Oct. 27

    A pedestrian walking a dog was hit at 6:47 p.m. while crossing the intersection of Meridian Street at Highway 169. The pedestrian declined medical assistance. The driver of the vehicle claimed he did not see the pedestrian or canine as he entered the intersection.

    A person on the 1000 block of West Main Street reported at 2:23 p.m. someone fraudulently used his bank card online. Police are investigating.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Enterprise Drive East and Laredo Avenue at 8:21 p.m. because it had an inoperable headlight. The driver was also cited for driving with an expired headlight.

    Friday, Oct. 28

    Citations were issued to two vehicles parked illegally downtown during street cleaning. One vehicle contained a sleeping inebriated 63-year-old man from Eagan. He was transported to an area inn. Both vehicles were towed.

    A person on the 400 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 1:35 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A vehicle was stopped at 8:33 p.m. near the intersection of Enterprise Drive and Hickory Boulevard. The driver, a 25-year-old woman from Le Center, was cited for driving after license revocation.

    Saturday, Oct. 29

    At the request of a business on the 800 block of East Main Street, police issued a no-trespassing order to a Belle Plaine man.

    Police assisted a state trooper at 1:04 p.m. with a report of a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and South Meridian Street.

    A person on the 100 block of South Walnut Street reported at 6:57 p.m. the theft of a bike. It was later found in a stream by a tunnel off Orchard Street.

    At 10:31 p.m., a Belle Plaine man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited for public consumption of liquor.

    A New Prague man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited at 10:47 p.m. for public liquor consumption.

    A child was cited near the intersection of Enterprise Drive and South Ash Street at 11:10 p.m. for reckless driving.

    Sunday, Oct. 30

    A man from Windom, Minn. on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited at 1:06 p.m. for public consumption of liquor.

    A woman and two men, all from Belle Plaine, on the 100 block of North Meridian Street were cited at 1:39 p.m. for public consumption of liquor.

    A property-damage crash – car vs. deer – on Highway 169 was reported at 5:04 p.m.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 2:15 p.m. near the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and Hickory Boulevard was cited for driving after license revocation.

    A person on the 1000 block of Prairie Oak Drive called for medical help at 6:01 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 500 block of West Forest Street reported at 8:22 p.m. damage to property. Someone used a pumpkin to smash a vehicle’s windshield.

    A man on the 300 block of West Court Street reported at 9:15 p.m. someone damaged his vehicle’s windshield using a pumpkin.

  • Thursday, November 03, 2016 9:50 AM

    The week of Oct. 24-30,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 24

    A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street reported at 3:50 p.m. a possible fire in a residence. Smoke was coming from the fuse panel. Firefighters used a thermal-imaging camera to check for excessive heat. They found none.

    Wednesday, Oct. 26

    Firefighters responded at 4:57 p.m. to a personal-injury crash at the intersection of Delaware Avenue (County Road 59) and Highway 169. Persons suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Oct. 27

    Firefighters were dispatched at 6:51 a.m. to a personal;-injury crash at the intersection of Meridian Street and Commerce Drive. One person suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

    Saturday, Oct. 29

    A single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street was reported at 1:07 p.m. Firefighters provided first-aid to six persons, all suffering non-life-threatening injuries.

     
  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:03 PM

    The week of Oct. 17-23,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Saturday, Oct. 22

    Firefighters responded at 2:32 p.m. to a call for help from a person the 9000 block of County Road 52 in San Francisco Township. A woman fell and broke her ankle. She was transported to an area hospital.

    At 5:16 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a crash near the intersection of East Main Street and Hickory Boulevard. They provided patient care and traffic control.

    Firefighters were dispatched at 5:26 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 200 block of South Eagle Street. They assisted with patient care.

    Sunday, Oct. 23

    At 9:03 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from a building on the 20400 block of Highway 169 in St. Lawrence Township. They found a wood-burning stove behind the building.

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:02 PM

    The week of Oct. 17-23, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 17

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 11:42 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 6:08 p.m. The driver lost control of the vehicle and hit and damaged a sign in the median. The driver was warned for driving without due care relative to the road and weather conditions.

    Tuesday, Oct. 18

    A person on the 100 block of South Willow Street called for medical help at 11:43 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A child near the intersection of South Walnut and Park Street was cited at 8:43 p.m. for underage tobacco use. The child’s parents were notified.

    Wednesday, Oct. 19

    A woman on the 900 block of South Walnut Street reported at 3:33 p.m. a possible hit-and-run crash. She was uncertain when or where the crash occurred.

    Thursday, Oct. 20

    A person on the 600 block of Butler Drive called for medical help at 10:43 a.m. Paramedics checked a woman’s condition. She declined transport to an area hospital.

    A person on the 500 block of East Main Street reported theft from a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive. A Belle Plaine woman, 59, was cited for theft and a Belle Plaine man, 29, was cited for aiding an offender. Police recovered the  $12 in stolen merchandise.

    A person on the 100 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 7:11 p.m. a dog bite. The victim did not require medical attention. Critter Getters took possession of the dog for the required quarantine period.

    Friday, Oct. 21

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:27 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A Brooklyn Center man was stopped at 10:49 p.m. after making an illegal turn at the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street. The man was cited for driving after license revocation and arrested on an outstanding Hennepin County arrest warrant.

    Saturday, Oct. 22

    A personal-injury crash near the intersection of East Main Street and Hickory Boulevard  was reported at 5:10 p.m. One vehicle stopped at a stop sign and was rear-ended. Minor injuries were reported.

    A person on the 200 block of South Eagle Street called for medical help at 5:17 p.m. The ambulance crew checked a man’s condition. A family member decided to drive the man to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Oct. 23

    A person near the intersection of West Main and North Meridian streets called for medical help at 10:39 a.m. A woman was checked over by the ambulance crew. She declined transport to an area hospital.

     
  • Thursday, October 13, 2016 10:35 AM

    The week of Oct. 3-9, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 3

    A person on the 100 block of South Willow Street called for medical help at 7:13 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of Cobblestone Lane called for medical help at 9 a.m. A child was choking. The blockage had been cleared by the time police arrived.

    A child on the 200 block of South Market Street was cited at 11:20 a.m. for possession of tobacco and drug paraphernalia on school property.

    Tuesday, Oct. 4

    A Belle Plaine man, 25, was stopped near the intersection of West Prairie and Meridian streets at 6:08 a.m. He was cited for driving with a suspended license and with an expired registration.

    A woman on the 900 block of Rushford Road was arrested at 9:31 a.m. for first-degree burglary and fifth degree possession of a controlled substance.

    Police responded to a report of a power line down near the intersection of South Linden and Prairie streets at 9:38 p.m.

    Wednesday, Oct. 5

    A person on the 700 block of North Linden Street called for medical help at 1:42 p.m. The ambulance staff cared for a man.

    A person on the 500 block of East Park Street reported at 5:04 p.m. property damage.

    Police responded at 5:22 p.m. to a report of a homeowner digging inadvertently cutting a natural gas line. Firefighters pinched the line. Eight homes were evacuated until all clear.

    A man on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 7:37 p.m. a hit-and-run crash from several days earlier. Police are investigating.

    Thursday, Oct. 6

    A Belle Plaine woman, 22, on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive was cited at 10:10 a.m. for theft after stealing $161 worth of merchandise from a store.

    A Belle Plaine woman, 31, was also cited for driving after license revocation after she was stopped on East Forest at 1:42 p.m. for speeding.

    A woman from Carver was stopped for speeding at 2:10 p.m. near the intersection of North Walnut and East Court streets. She was also cited for illegal window tint.

    Friday, Oct. 7

    Vehicles were cited at 3 a.m. and 3:07 a.m. for illegal parking during downtown street cleaning.

    A woman from Belle Plaine was cited for driving with an expired license after she was stopped at 9:47 a.m. near the intersection of North Walnut and East Forest streets.

    A person on the 100 block of South Elm Street called for medical help at 5:06 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Oct. 9

    A person on the 100 block of South Willow Street called for medical help at 7:44 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 12:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 9:53 p.m. The person was suffering a diabetic issue. Police assisted.

  • Thursday, October 13, 2016 10:34 AM

    The week of Oct. 3-9,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Tuesday, Oct. 4

    Firefighters responded at 9:48 p.m. to a report of a power line down near the intersection of South Linden and East Prairie streets. They secured the area until a crew from Xcel Energy approved to repair the line.

    Wednesday, Oct. 5

    Firefighters were dispatched at 5:24 p.m. to a report of a broken gas line on the 300 block of South Willow Street. They monitored gas levels and evacuated neighbors as needed until a crew from Centerpoint Energy came to repair the break.

    Firefighters responded at 9:25 p.m. to a two-vehicle crash on County Road 6 in Sibley County. They provided care for minor injuries, washed down the scene and traffic control.

    Thursday, Oct. 6

    Firefighters were dispatched at 6:47 p.m. to a report of a gas leak on the 300 block of North West Street. They shut off gas to the house, searched for victims and ventilated the house.

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  • Thursday, October 06, 2016 10:55 AM

    The week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Sept. 26

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    An officer assisted a person on the 200 block of North Market Street remove a fallen tree branch from a vehicle.

    An officer assisted sheriff’s deputies with a report of someone driving through a cornfield on Hickory Boulevard causing damage to the crop just before harvest.

    A person on the 500 block of South Maple Street reported receiving a scam phone call from a person claiming to work for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

    An officer updated the department’s registry of sex offenders living and working in Belle Plaine.

    A man on the 400 block of East Main Street was arrested for registration of a predatory offender, interfering with a police officer, and fourth-degree assault with a police officer.

    Tuesday, Sept. 27

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive reported a case of fraud. Police are investigating.

    Police updated the city’s registry of sex offenders living and working in Belle Plaine.

    A person on the 800 block of East Prairie Street requested assistance with a no-trespassing order.

    A person on the 100 block of Sunset Drive called for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Sept. 28

    A person on the 800 block of East Main Street reported a theft. The loss was valued at $71.

    A person on the 100 block of East Prairie Street reported receiving a scam letter.

    A person on the 700 block of East Forest Street reported receiving repeated IRS scam phone calls.

    A person stopped near the intersection of East Main and North Cedar streets was cited for driving with a suspended license and failing to change an address on a driver’s license within 30 days of moving.

    Thursday, Sept. 29

    A person on the 800 block of East Orchard Street reported receiving scam phone calls.

    Friday, Sept. 30

    A woman on the 1000 block of West Prairie Street reported receiving a scam phone call from a person claiming to work for the IRS.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of West Main Street was jailed on an outstanding arrest warrant.

    A man stopped near the intersection of South Walnut Street and East Commerce Drive for a traffic violation was also cited for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. He was subsequently arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    Saturday, Oct. 1

    A person on the 400 block of East Main Street reported property damage.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical assistance.

    A woman on the 100 block of West State Street reported her vehicle had been stolen. Her vehicle had been towed for parking in a no-parking spot.

    A person on the 1000 block of Prairie Oak Drive called for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash – car versus deer -- near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited for drinking on city streets.

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    Sunday, Oct. 2

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited for drinking on a city street.

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited for drinking on a city street.

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited for drinking on a city street.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited for drinking on a city street.

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited for drinking on a city street.

    After police observed a vehicle stopped in the wrong lane near the intersection of West State and North Cherry streets, the sleeping driver was arrested for DWI.

    A sheriff’s deputy assisted with an assault report from a person on the 200 block of East Church Street.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of West Forest and North Grove streets for a broken taillight was cited for driving after license cancellation.

    A person on the 200 block of North Meridian Street reported an unsuccessful attempt to break into a house.

  • Thursday, October 06, 2016 10:51 AM

    The week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 28

    Firefighters responded at 3:53 p.m. to a fire alarm on the 27400 block of German Road in Blakeley Township. The call was canceled en route.   

    Friday, Sept. 30

    A fire alarm sounded at 5:57 a.m. Firefighters found no sign of a fire.

    Saturday, Oct. 1

    Firefighters were dispatched at 4:45 p.m. to a report of a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue in St. Lawrence Township. They provided patient care (minor injuries) until an ambulance arrived.

    Firefighters responded at 6:01 p.m. to a report of a structure fire on the 800 block of East Main Street. A contractor was cleaning parking lot causing a lot of dust. There was no fire.

  • 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.

     

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