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  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:30 PM

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

    Monday, Nov. 17

    A man on the 100 block of West Main Street wanted on two Scott County arrest warrants was taken into custody at 4:48 p.m.
    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 10:52 p.m. A baby was having trouble breathing. The child was checked over by medics.
    A person on the 600 block of East Beaver Street called for medical help at 11:18 p.m. A woman was having difficulty breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Nov. 18
    A woman was stopped for a traffic violation near the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets at 1:27 a.m. She was cited for the violation and arrested on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    Wednesday, Nov. 19
    A property-damage crash on the 1000 block of East Enterprise was reported at 12:42 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 20
    Three vehicles were reportedly involved in a property-damage crash at 8 a.m. at the intersection of East Main Street and North Aspen Lane.
    A woman on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway reported at 4:52 p.m. an attempt to defraud her of money. A person called claiming to work for the IRS.
    A property-damage crash near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Main Street was reported at 4:56 p.m. A woman driver was inebriated. She was arrested for DWI and also cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana.
    A woman stopped at 7:09 p.m. near the intersection of East Main Street and South Hickory Boulevard for speeding was also cited for driving without a valid license.

    Friday, Nov. 21
    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and West 250th Street at 1:45 a.m. after the officer witnessed irregular driving performance. The driver was cited for driving without a valid license.
    A hit-and-run crash in a parking lot on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive was reported at 7:39 a.m.
    A man on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 8:27 p.m. the possible theft of medication.

    Saturday, Nov. 22
    After witnessing a vehicle cross the centerline several times, police stopped the vehicle near the intersection of East South and South Laredo streets at 2:18 a.m. The driver, a woman, was inebriated and jailed for DWI.
    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 4:46 p.m. after finding an unresponsive man. He was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:28 PM
    The week of Nov. 17-23, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Friday, Nov. 21
    Firefighters planned and participated a search along the river bottoms for a missing person. The effort ran from 10:30 a.m. until approximately 4:15 p.m.
    Sunday, Nov. 23
    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:42 a.m. to a report of a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm at a house on the 200 block of North Chestnut Street. After checking the house for elevated levels of CO, they determined the detector was faulty. 
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:49 PM

    The week of Nov. 10-16, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Nov. 10

    Police received information at 9:12 a.m. regarding a Belle Plaine woman wanted on a Scott County arrest warrant. She has not yet been located.

    At the request of Scott County Human Services, police did background checks on applicants for licensed daycare operations.

    At 11:47 a.m., a man on the 100 block of Hillcrest Drive reported he’d received a phone call intended to defraud him of money. It was unsuccessful.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Cedar Street reported at 8:18 p.m. a violation of a court-issued order for protection (OFP).

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 10:53 p.m. A woman suffering severe abdominal pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Nov. 11

    A woman on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 3:10 p.m. the theft of a bike.

    A person on the 100 block of South Eagle Street reported at 3:57p.m. a domestic assault. The suspect was gone when police arrived.

    Wednesday, Nov. 12

    Police issued a person a no-trespassing form at 10:05 a.m. to a man, prohibiting him from being at a business on the 800 block of East Main Street.

    A man on the 1000 block of West State Street reported receiving a phone call at 4:44 p.m. where the caller claimed to work for the IRS and attempted to fraudulently receive money from the man.

    Friday, Nov. 14

    An officer observed a driver cross  the highway’s centerline several times. The driver was pulled over at 4:14 p.m. on the 24700 block of Highway 169 and arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

    Saturday, Nov. 15

    An officer observed irregular driving behavior from a vehicle and pulled the driver over near the intersection of West Main and North Willow streets at 12:19 a.m. The driver was arrested for second-degree DWI.

    A man on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 2:36 p.m. An unresponsive man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 500 block of West Forest Street reported vandalism at 4:05 p.m. Someone had shattered the rear window of her minivan.

    Sunday, Nov. 16

    A man on the 300 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 8:55 a.m. A woman was enduring severe hip pain. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman at a business on the 1000 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 3:51 p.m. thefts during the week.


     
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:48 PM

    The week of Nov. 10-16, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, Oct. 10

    At 6:50 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a personal-injury crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Stoppelmann Boulevard. Minor injuries were reported.

    Firefighters responded to a fire on the 1000 block of 230th Street. A large woodpile was illegally set ablaze.

    Firefighters responded at 11:17 p.m. to a fire alarm at a vacant house on East Orchard Street. False alarm.

    Monday, Nov. 10

    Firefighters responded to a vehicle crash near the intersection of County Road 40 and Riley Lake Road at 5:26 p.m. A Belle Plaine man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash.

    Firefighters were dispatched at 8:32 p.m. to a fire near the intersection of Carver County roads 52 and 53. A controlled burn was out of control.

    Tuesday, Nov. 11

    At 6:01 a.m., firefighters were sent back to the intersection of Carver County roads 52 and 53. A brush fire rekindled.

     

     
  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 1:08 PM

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

    Monday, Nov. 3

    A man driving a vehicle stopped at 1:06 a.m. near the intersection of Sunrise Lane and South Hickory Boulevard was cited for driving without a valid license and driving without insurance and then arrested for possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    A person on the 1000 block of Creekview Lane called for medical help at 2:37 p.m. A man was having trouble breathing. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 700 block of Shannon Lane reported at 8:43 p.m. a male needing possible medical help after text messages indicated he might harm himself. Two were cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Tuesday, Nov. 4

    A man near the intersection of Meridian Street and Highway 169 reported at 6:37 a.m. a vehicle was driven off the roadway, hit a pole and crossed a field and back on to the road. Police found the vehicle later and are waiting for the owner to retrieve it.

    A woman on the 500 block of West Forest Street reported a domestic dispute at 11:47 a.m. Police found both participants in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, and thus, both were arrested.

    A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 5:22 p.m. A woman fell and was unable to get up.

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 7:43 p.m. A woman was suffering a pain in her neck. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street – car vs. deer – was reported at 11:15 p.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 5

    A woman on the 800 block of Sunrise Lane called for medical help at 8:42 p.m. A child was suffering chest pain.

    Thursday, Nov. 6

    A person on the 300 block of West State Street called for medical help at 8:31 a.m. A woman suffering a fever and dizziness was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Main Street reported at 12:19 p.m. damage to property. A delivery truck struck a mailbox.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Elm Street reported at 5:43 p.m. she’d received a scam telephone call from someone claiming to represent the IRS.

    Friday, Nov. 7

    A vehicle was stopped at 9:59 a.m. near the intersection of East South Street and Lindsey Lane. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    A person on the 300 block of West State Street called for medical help at 12:59 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 900 block of Farmers Ridge Trail reported at 5:44 p.m. he’d received an attempted scam telephone call unsuccessfully using the IRS scam.

    Saturday, Nov. 8

    Police stopped the driver of a vehicle near the intersection of Hickory Boulevard and Enterprise Drive at 10:16 a.m. The driver was inebriated and arrested.

    A person on the 300 block of West State Street called for medical help at 5:12 p.m. A woman enduring severe body pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 10:11 p.m. An infant was suffering seizures related to a fever. The child was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 1:06 PM

    The week of Nov. 3-9, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, Nov. 3

    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:50 a.m. to the 17000 block of Noel Avenue in Hancock Township for a grain dryer fire

     

     
  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 12:13 PM

    The week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Oct. 27

    A man stopped on the 100 block of West Church Street at 3:14 a.m. was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Police executed a search warrant on the 100 block of West Main Street. They removed narcotics, paraphernalia and stolen money.

    Police executed a search warrant at a residence on the 300 block of North Cherry Street. Drugs, paraphernalia and stolen items were all confiscated.

    While executing a search warrant at a residence on the 100 block of North Linden Street, police recovered narcotics.

    Tuesday, Oct. 28

    A single-vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Union Trail and West State Street was reported at 3:07 a.m. The vehicle was unoccupied. The woman who drove the vehicle was found later, uninjured, at a residence in Belle Plaine.

    A person on the 1000 block of Scott Lane called for medical help at 12:54 p.m. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street was cited for disorderly conduct at 2:53 p.m. after speaking to a tenant with vulgar language.

    Wednesday, Oct. 29

    A person on the 300 block of South Market Street reported the theft of a wallet. The wallet was eventually located. A girl was reportedly responsible for its disappearance. The child’s parents will be informed of her actions.

    A hit-and-run crash on the 100 block of West Main Street was reported at 3:33 p.m. There were no injuries reported and the damage was minor. The suspect driver will be located and the driver cited for leaving the scene of a crash.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of North Meridian and East Main streets at 8:35 p.m. for driving with a headlight out was cited for driving without insurance.

    Thursday, Oct. 30

    A man on the 900 block of South Cedar Street reported at 5:39 p.m. a case of vandalism.

    Friday, Oct. 31

    A vehicle parked illegally during downtown street cleaning was cited and ordered towed at 3:28 a.m.

    A person on the 100 block of East Commerce Drive reported vandalism – boys breaking lights in the tunnel beneath Highway 169.

    Responding to a call for medical assistance, a woman on the 400 block of East Main Street reported at 11:39 p.m. her daughter was inebriated at a party.

    A person on the 800 block of East Forest Street reported at 11:55 p.m. a possible underage drinking party. None of the attendees present appeared to be drunk, but one child admitted to smoking marijuana.

    Saturday, Nov. 1

    A vehicle was stopped for speeding at 2:56 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and 145th Street. The driver was also cited for driving with an invalid license.

    A minor property-damage crash near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Enterprise Drive was reported at 11:56 a.m.

    Sunday, Nov. 2

    The driver of a vehicle driving without a taillight was stopped at 12:50 a.m. on the 100 block of Aspen Lane North. The driver was cited for driving without a license.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Raven Street reported at 9:31 p.m. a domestic assault. Police found injuries and damage to property. Police are searching for suspect.

     

     
  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014 12:12 PM

    The week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    There were no fire calls last week.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:16 PM

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

    Monday, Oct. 20

    Police responded at 3:12 a.m. to a report of a burglary at a house on the 400 block of South Chestnut. The report was false. A welfare check on a woman in the house was performed.

    A woman on the 600 block of West Church Street reported at 8:38 a.m. the theft of a large amount of cash from the center console of an unlocked vehicle.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 10:40 a.m. a theft had occurred.

    A burglary at a house on the 300 block of West Main Street was reported at 12:15 p.m. Items were taken from the garage and house.

    Police responded at 5:18 p.m. to a report of a woman confronting a man over her son’s stolen bike near the intersection of Meridian and Park streets.

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 5:53 p.m. violation of a harassment restraining order. A report was issued and sent to the county attorney for possible charges.

    A woman on the 400 block of East Beaver Street reported at 6:18 p.m. a person walking around the neighborhood with a gun. Scott County Sheriff’s deputies took the call, found the person and determined the person was carrying a BB gun.

    Tuesday, Oct. 21

    Police stopped a vehicle at 1:38 p.m. near the intersection of South Cedar and East Prairie streets. The man was cited for possession of narcotics and taken into custody on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    Police stopped a vehicle at 7:56 p.m. on the 800 block of East Main Street. The driver cited for possession of drugs and arrested for violating a court-issued restraining order.

    Police issued no-trespassing orders at 8:06 p.m. to two men at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive after video footage showed them accessing items behind the counter.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Hickory and East South Street at 10:08 p.m. for driving with taillights out. The officer determined the vehicle to have impounded license plates. The plates were taken and the vehicle towed.

    Wednesday, Oct. 22

    A person on the 500 block of West State Street called for medical help at 12:36 a.m. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A property damage crash involving a dump truck turning around and striking a fence on Southridge Trail was reported at 10:32 a.m.

    Police executed search warrants at 2:43 p.m. at a residence on the 21200 block of 325th Street in Henderson. The search was related to a case in Belle Plaine. Drugs and stolen items were recovered.

    At 2:45 p.m., a search warrant was executed at a residence on the 400 block of West Main Street. Drugs and stolen items were recovered. Officers also conducted searches on the 400 block of West Main Street, the two locations on the 100 block of North Meridian Street, and the 200 block of South Ash Street. Drugs and stolen property was recovered. A woman was also arrested on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 5:30 p.m. a man violating a harassment order. The man was cited for the offense.

    A woman on the 600 block of East South Street reported at 9:22 p.m. a case of theft. A woman took money to fix her car but never had the repairs performed. She also left threatening voice messages.

    Thursday, Oct. 23

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 8:49 a.m. a property-damage crash that occurred three weeks ago. The report is needed for insurance coverage.

    Friday, Oct. 24

    An officer on patrol at 3:53 a.m. saw a man near the intersection of South Meridian and East Park streets loading bags from the Epilepsy Foundation donation box into his truck. The man claimed he was told he could have the items laying outside the box. Unimpressed, the officer cited the man for theft and the items were collected and brought to the police department for storage.

    A man on the 400 block of North Linden Street wanted on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrants was taken into custody at 7:48 a.m.

    A man on the 100 block of South Grove Street reported at 11:57 a.m. someone fraudulently opened a Frontier account using his personal information.

    At 2:21 p.m., officers responded to a cat fight between neighbors on West State Street. The dispute was over a pet feline. One person was cited for disorderly conduct, the other for a cat-at-large.

    A person on the 100 block of Robert Circle called for medical help at 11:16. A man suffering abdominal throbbing was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Oct. 25

    A man displaying poor driving conduct on  Highway 169 near Meridian Street was pulled over at 2:30 p.m. He was cited for underage consumption, possession of tobacco, driving violations and then arrested for DWI.

    During a traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street at 3:25 a.m., a child was cited for underage consumption and released to a parent.

    Sunday, Oct. 26

    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street reported at 2:34 p.m. a woman passed out in a vehicle. The woman was inebriated and arrested for DWI.

    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 5:16 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:14 PM

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

    Monday, Oct. 20

    Firefighters responded to the 700 block of East State Street at 7:56 p.m.  for a report of a gas leak. They checked the area with four gas monitors and determined the odor was fertilizer being spread on nearby fields.

    At 8:41 p.m., a person on the 600 block of West Main Street reported a gas leak. It was manure being spread.

    Tuesday, Oct. 21

    Firefighters were dispatched at 3:02 p.m. to the MVEC substation just south of the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue in St. Lawrence Township. A power box was smoking. They waited for the appropriate MVEC staff to arrive.

    Wednesday, Oct. 22

    A two-vehicle property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue in St. Lawrence Township was reported at 2:34 p.m. Firefighters were cancelled on the scene by sheriff’s deputies.

    Thursday, Oct. 23

    Firefighters were dispatched at 2:40 p.m. to a report of a combine fire in a field near the intersection of Highway 25 and Sibley County Roads 60 in Faxon Township. The fire started in the engine compartment.

    Friday, Oct. 24

    Firefighters were dispatched at 3:28 p.m. to a report of a combine fire in a field near the intersection of Sibley county roads 6 and 5 in Faxon Township. The fire started in the engine compartment.

    Saturday, Oct. 25

    Firefighters responded at 12:37 p.m. to a mutual aid call in Carver near the intersection of county roads 40 and 52 in San Francisco Township. A lawn mower on fire spread to nearby brush.

    Sunday, Oct. 26

    Firefighters responded at 12:59 a.m. to a report of burning leaves in the middle of 235th Street in Belle Plaine Township. They squelched the blaze and cleared the pile of debris.

     Firefighters were dispatched at 7:55 a.m. to a report of a crash near the intersection of County Road 40 and 188th Street in San Francisco Township. They were cancelled en route.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:35 PM
    The week of Oct. 13-19, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Oct. 13
    A woman stopped on North Walnut Street near the city limit was taken into custody at 1:22 a.m. She was wanted on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.
    An officer assisted Scott County deputies at 4:17 a.m. with an out-of-control child on the 600 block of Valley View Drive.
    Tuesday, Oct. 14
    A person on the 800 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 11:27 a.m. A man was having trouble breathing and was feeling dizzy. He declined transport to an area hospital.
    Wednesday, Oct. 15
    A woman on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 9:52 a.m. the theft of a purse. The thief entered through an unlocked rear door.
    A man on the 300 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 2:52 p.m. the theft of a purse.
    A woman was stopped near the intersection of North Cherry and West Forest streets at 3:48 p.m. She was cited for various driving violations and then taken into custody on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.
    A man on the 600 block of West Main Street was arrested at 10:09 p.m. on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.
    Thursday, Oct. 16
    A person at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive called police at 12:07 a.m. when three people declined a request to leave the business. One was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant. The other two decided to wait for a ride elsewhere.
    A vehicle with a broken taillight was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard at 4:16 a.m. The driver was cited for driving after license cancellation.
    A person on the 1300 block of Robert Creek Curve called for medical help at 7:31 a.m. A woman enduring stomach pain was transported to an area hospital.
    At 3:38 p.m., a person on the 100 block of Sunset Drive called for medical help. A woman suffered a fall. She was transported to an area hospital.
    Friday, Oct. 17
    Citations were issued to five vehicles parked downtown during street cleaning operations. At 3:21 a.m., police ordered them towed.
    A woman driving a car stopped at 11:25 a.m. near the intersection of East Church and North Meridian streets was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant.
    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 12:44 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 300 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 1:42 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 300 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help. A man suffered a head wound. He was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medial help at 6:54 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Saturday, Oct. 18
    Police cited three children on East Enterprise Drive at 3:37 a.m. for curfew violations.
    A man on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 10:57 a.m. the theft of a laptop and purse from an unsecured house.
    The driver of a vehicle without working brake lights was pulled over on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane at 2:55 p.m. The driver was also cited for driving without a Minnesota license or insurance.
    Police stopped a man’s vehicle at 9:10 p.m. on northbound Highway 169 near its intersection with German Road (County Road 53). The driver was arrested for DWI.
    Sunday, Oct. 19
    Police responded at 1:55 a.m. to a call for help regarding a person on the 25400 block of Highway 25. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Responding at 2:50 a.m. to a 911-hangup call from a person on the 500 block of West Forest Street, police arrested a man for domestic assault. A woman was transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries.
    A man on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 8:16 a.m. A man fell during a diabetic seizure. He was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 100 block of South Elk Street reported at 10:54 a.m. someone stole sports equipment from a vehicle.
    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 4:52 p.m. after a toddler fell and hit his head. The child was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 10:43 p.m. A man was suffering numbness in his right hand. He was transported to an area hospital. 
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:34 PM
    The week of Oct. 13-19, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Wednesday, Oct.15
    Firefighters responded at 7:31 p.m. to a report of a fire near the intersection of Delaware Avenue (County Road 59) and 240th Street. The fire was a controlled burn. The property owner had secured a permit for the fire.
    Saturday, Oct. 18
    At 9:34 a.m., firefighters responded to a call for medical help from a person on the 14000 block of 270th Street. The person was deceased. 
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:36 PM

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

    Monday, Oct. 6

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 5:56 a.m. A person was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on South Walnut Street went to the police station at 9:18 a.m. to report a case of fraud.  The victim gave money to a woman via a MoneyGram.

    Tuesday, Oct. 7

    A man was issued a no-trespassing warning from a business on the 100 block of East Commerce Drive at 2:17 p.m. after making threats to staff.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Ash Street reported boys throwing rocks at vehicles. Police advised the boys and their parents of the consequences of their actions.

    A woman on the 1100 block of West State Street reported at 6:44 p.m. someone tried to deceitfully obtain money and personal information via the IRS scam.

    Wednesday, Oct. 8

    A woman on the 1000 block of North Aspen Lane called for medical help at 9:56 a.m. after a man fell and hit his head entering a business. A member of the man’s family transported him to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of West Church Street reported at 2:42 p.m. receiving phone calls from scammers.

    A person on the 300 block of South Willow Street called for medical help at 3:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 3:41 p.m. vandalism in Veterans Park. Two flagpoles were knocked down.

    At 5:17 p.m., police arrested a man on the 200 block of East Main Street wanted on a Scott County arrest warrant.

    A person on the 200 block of South Elk Street called for medical help at 11:40 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Oct. 9

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:14 a.m. A person was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of North Eagle Street was arrested at 6:56 p.m. on a Department of Corrections parole violation.

    A woman on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 7:47 p.m. someone called claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and demanded money.

    Friday, Oct. 10

    At 3:32 a.m., police issued citations to two vehicles parked in the downtown area during street cleaning and ordered them towed.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 6:56 a.m.

    A person on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 4:25 p.m. the theft of a bicycle.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of South Ash and East South streets was reported at 5:42 p.m.

    A vehicle was stopped at 8:28 p.m. near the intersection of South Walnut and East Main streets for an equipment violation. The driver was cited for underage consumption and driving. The passenger was cited for underage consumption.

    Saturday, Oct. 11

    Vehicles parked in the no-parking area along the half-marathon course were ordered towed at 8:28 a.m.

    A man on the 100 block of West Main Street reported at 4:47 p.m. a case of vandalism to property. A former girlfriend later admitted to the defacement and agreed to pay for the damage.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of West 260th and Helena Boulevard at 7:44 p.m. The driver was cited for driving without insurance.

    Sunday, Oct. 12

    A woman on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 9:14 a.m. overnight vandalism to a mailbox.

    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 150 p.m. A man suffering a diabetic issue was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Meridian Avenue and Highway 169 was reported at 5:06 p.m.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 5:34 p.m. near the intersection of North Broadway and East Fourth streets was cited for driving without seatbelts and driving after license revocation.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:35 PM

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

    Monday, Oct. 6

    Firefighters responded at 6:01 p.m. to a report of a three-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue (County Road 59). They could not find a crash scene and the call was cancelled.

    Friday, Oct. 10 

    A two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Ash and South streets was reported at 5:46 p.m. Firefighters cleaned up fuel leaking from one of the vehicles.

     Sunday, Oct. 12

    Firefighters responded at 1:55 p.m. to a call for medical help on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive. They were cancelled en route.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 07, 2014 1:34 PM

    The week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Sept. 29

    A woman on the 900 block of West Main Street reported at 9:23 a.m. damage to property. Someone removed and hid a screen from a window on the house.

    A man known to be driving with a suspended license was stopped at 2:57 p.m. near the intersection of West Prairie and South Willow streets. He was cited for the offense.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 3:23 p.m. near the intersection of East Main and South Walnut streets was cited for driving after license suspension.

    A man on the 700 block of East Orchard Street reported at 5:15 p.m. someone stole jewelry and pawned it. The jewelry was recovered and the case remains under investigation.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Church Street reported at 6:06 p.m. an unsuccessful fraud attempt. A caller claimed to work for the IRS and that the woman and her husband were under investigation for failing to pay their taxes.

    Tuesday, Sept. 30

    A man at a business on the 200 block of West Main Street reported at 10:58 a.m. the business had received a counterfeit $20 bill. The funny money was sent to the U.S. Secret Service.

    Wednesday, Oct. 1

    A woman on the 300 block of South Meridian Street reported at 10:15 a.m. damage to property. Someone broke a window on the house.

    A man on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive asked police at 7:34 p.m. to perform a welfare check on a person. The person was found unable to care for himself and was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Oct. 2

    A person on the 100 block of West Main Street reported at 4:04 p.m. a woman chasing some children and yelling obscenities at them. The woman was located, identified and jailed for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

    A man on the 1000 block of West State Street reported at 4:32 p.m. an attempted fraud using the IRS scam. He played a recorded message left on the voicemail for an officer.

    A woman stopped at 9:51 p.m. near the intersection of West Church and North Willow streets on a possible traffic violation was arrested on a Scott County warrant.

    A man driving a vehicle stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and West Second Street at 11:14 p.m. was cited for driving after license revocation. A driver with a valid license drove the car away from the scene.

    Friday, Oct. 3

    A woman on the 6000 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 7:54 a.m. A man, 60, was having a seizure.

    A woman on the 700 block of Butler Drive reported at 5 p.m. receiving a scam phone call from a payday loan company claiming she owed them money.

    A woman on the 1000 block of Sunrise Lane reported at 5:20 p.m. someone tried to break in to the house. She was uncertain when the attempted break-in occurred or who might have done it. Police are investigating.

    Saturday, Oct. 4

    A woman on the 3000 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 10:24 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of East Main Street asked police at 12:52 p.m. to do a welfare check on a woman. They found a woman at the residence. She was ill and was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Oct. 5

    An officer observed the driver of a vehicle driving poorly at 2:40 a.m. The vehicle was stopped near the intersection of South Laredo and East South streets. The man driving the vehicle was inebriated and arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

     

     

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