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  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:46 PM

    The week of Jan. 19-25, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Jan. 19

    A woman on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 8:38 a.m. a case of vandalism. A vehicle’s rear window was smashed.

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 1:32 p.m. A woman suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 2:16 p.m. seeing two boys in a red Toyota shooting a BB gun from the car. Police searched for the vehicle.

    A man on the 100 block of South Grove Street wanted on three active arrest warrants was taken into custody at 2:17 p.m.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail was reported at 5:55 p.m. A woman’s car hit a deer at it crossed the highway. The vehicle was towed from the scene of the crash. The woman was checked over by an ambulance crew and released.

    Tuesday, Jan. 20

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of South Meridian Street and East Commerce Drive was reported at 7:18 a.m. One vehicle was turning when another vehicle entered the intersection and hit it.

    A woman on the 400 block of South Meridian Street came to the police department at 11:08 a.m. to report a theft.

    A person on the 600 block of East Beaver Street called for medical help at 4:03 p.m. A woman having trouble breathing was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Jan. 21

    At 8:51 a.m., police investigated the reported passing of a woman on the 100 block of South Walnut Street. The woman passed away in her sleep.

    A person on the 400 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 5:15 p.m. A man was suffering a seizure.

    Thursday, Jan. 22

    Police received a report at 9:26 a.m. from the Scott County Community Corrections office that a man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street has a warrant out for his arrest. Officers are looking out for the man.

    A person at a business on the 600 block of East Park Street reported at 10:34 a.m. someone removed parts from vehicles overnight.

    A person on the 300 block of South Elm Street reported at 11:59 a.m. a non-resident dumping their refuse in an apartment dumpster.

    A man driving with a suspended license was stopped at 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and West 173rd Street. The man was arrested for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

    A woman on the 200 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 2:26 p.m. She was feeling dizzy and nauseous.

    A vehicle reported stolen last week in Prior Lake was recovered at the Belle Plaine boat landing at 5:28 p.m. The vehicle was stripped of valuable contents.

    Friday, Jan. 23

    A man on the 200 block of West Forest Street reported at 8:17 a.m. the overnight theft of a fish house.

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies on German Road at 10:10 a.m. with a report of a man trying to get his teenage girlfriend to leave the state with him. The man was provided a ride to a bus station without the child.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street reported at 10:20 a.m. an attempted case of fraud. A caller claimed to be from Publisher’s Clearing House and asked the woman for money.

    At the request of a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive, police issued at 6:17 p.m. a renewed no-trespassing order to a woman.

    Saturday, Jan. 24

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Meridian Avenue and Highway 169 at 12:54 a.m. The driver was under 18 and warned for a curfew violation. The passenger was cited for violating curfew. Their parents were notified.

    A man on the 500 block of Oak Village Court called for medical help at 12:35 p.m. A woman having trouble breathing was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Jan. 25

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:59 a.m. A woman fell and hit her head on a table. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 7:03 p.m. A man was having severe side pain. He was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:45 PM

    The week of Jan. 19-25, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Saturday, Jan. 24

    Firefighters responded at 7:11 p.m. to a report of a vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 19 and Lehnert Lane in Belle Plaine Township. A vehicle struck a deer. The driver suffered minor injuries but was not transported.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:57 PM

    The week of Jan. 12-18, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Jan. 12

    A property-damage crash on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 10:03 a.m.

    The theft of merchandise over the previous weekend was reported at 12:09 p.m. by an employee of a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 12:25 p.m. An unresponsive woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman reported a man trespassing on the 200 West State Street at 3:32 p.m. Police filled out a no-trespassing order but have not located the man.

    A woman on the 300 block of South Market Street reported a property-damage crash at 6:34 p.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 13

    A person on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 1:47 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police stopped a vehicle at 10:38 p.m. near the intersection of East State and North Walnut streets without a working headlamp. The officer detected the smell of marijuana. Open bottles of alcohol and several types of drugs were located in the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle were arrested.

    Wednesday, Jan. 14

    A woman on the 900 block of Farmers Ridge Trail reported at 8:04 a.m. a property-damage crash on South Laredo and East Orchard streets. The driver of a truck rear-ended a minivan.

    A woman working for Union Pacific Railroad reported at 10:34 p.m. a trespasser on company property near the north end of North Walnut Street.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 9:29 p.m. A woman was having difficulty breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Jan .15

    A car vs. deer crash near the intersection of Union Trail and Quarry Trail was reported at 1:46 a.m. The deer was alive but injured. It was dispatched.

    A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 3:11 a.m. A woman had pain in her chest and trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 200 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 9:51 a.m. A woman was not breathing. Efforts to revive her were unsuccessful.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 4:55 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue called for medical help at 5:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police and sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on the 700 block of West Forest Street at 7:21 p.m. The man was arrested on the warrant plus two new drug charges.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Meridian and East Park streets at 8:38 p.m. when the driver made a turn without using the turn signal. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Friday, Jan. 16

    A woman at a business on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 5:02 p.m. a vehicle suspiciously parked in the parking lot. The driver was identified and arrested on an outstanding warrant and for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A person on the 200 block of West Raven Street called for medical help at 8:32 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 17

    A person on the 100 block of South Elk Street called for medical help at 9:42 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of East Court Street called for medical help at 10:08 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 700 block of Butler Drive reported at 6:32 p.m. someone opened a credit card in his name without his permission. The card was cancelled.

    A woman stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue for driving with a headlight burned out. She was cited for driving with a suspended license and for driving without a headlight.

    Sunday, Jan. 18

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 12:51 a.m. near the intersection of East Main Street and East Commerce Drive for driving without brake lights was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A man on the 100 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 8:18 a.m. A woman feeling dizzy and nauseous was transported to an area hospital.

    At 3:22 p.m., a man on the 200 block of North Market Street reported someone made unauthorized charges on his bank account.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:38 PM

    The week of Jan. 5-11, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Jan. 5

    A woman on South Chestnut Street was cited at 1:23 p.m. for a dog-at-large.

    A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 2:29 p.m. a lost, possibly stolen, school-issued i-Pad mini.

    A man on the 200 block of West Main Street reported at 5:12 p.m. an attempted scam using the often-used IRS method. It was unsuccessful.

    A woman stopped near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Enterprise Drive at 11:36 p.m. was cited for driving without insurance.

    Tuesday, Jan. 6

    By 12:52 a.m., police issued snowbird citations for 41 vehicles illegally parked during snowplowing in the city. One vehicle owner was cited later in the morning for failing to transfer the title of a vehicle.

    A man on the 500 block of Oak Village Court called for medical help at 10:07 a.m. A woman was suffering shortness of breath. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A man at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 4:11 p.m. a hit-and-run crash. A bus hit a business sign, damaged it and departed. The driver was unaware of the damage.

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 11:09 p.m., a man standing near the intersection of Meridian and Church streets swinging a machete. Police determined the man was not swinging a machete, but rather a pool cue. He was, however, cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Wednesday, Jan. 7

    Two vehicles parked in the downtown area were cited for snowbird violations at 3:56 a.m. One of the two was towed.

    At the request of Belle Plaine Public Works, a vehicle parked on North Cherry Street at 8:54 a.m. was cited for a snowbird violation and towed.

    A woman on the 800 block of Green Acre Court was arrested on two outstanding warrants at 12:25 p.m. A second woman was removed from the house. She was not to be in the house, per the homeowner.

    A person on the 200 block of South Linden Street reported at 1:32 p.m. a domestic dispute. A man broke a woman’s car rear window. The man was arrested for domestic assault.

    A woman on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 2:39 p.m. the theft of Social Security cards and a passport. Police found them in the possession of a man. He was arrested.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:56 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 7:58 p.m. A woman suffering leg pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Jan. 8

    An officer gave two children on the 300 block of East Orchard Street a ride to school at 8:39 a.m. to assist their mother. Her car was not working.

    A woman on the 800 block of Green Acre Court was arrested at 9:37 a.m. on two outstanding Ramsey County felony warrants.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard was reported at 2:11 p.m.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 5:23 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 10:20 p.m. a violation of a court-issued order for protection. Police said the man breaching the order would be cited and arrested because of multiple violations of the OFP.

    Friday, Jan. 9

    By 6:30 a.m., police issued 13 snowbird violations to vehicles parked illegally around the city during snowplowing work.

    A woman on the 300 block of West Main reported at 3:58 p.m. a failed attempt by fraud. A caller unsuccessfully used the IRS method.

    The driver of a vehicle with a headlight not working was stopped at 8:06 p.m. near the intersection of North Cedar and East Main streets. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Saturday, Jan. 10

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 3:08 a.m. A woman suffering pain in her abdomen and legs was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 900 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 11:27 a.m. A woman was experiencing numbness in her legs. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 200 block of South Market Street called for medical help at 11:30 a.m. A girl at the junior-senior high school suffered a dislocated knee.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:36 PM

    The week of Jan. 5-11, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Thursday, Jan. 8

    Firefighters received a report of a farmhouse fire on the 9000 block of Union Hill Boulevard in Belle Plaine Township. One victim rescued from the structure and transported to an area hospital.

    At 2:13 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a single vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard in St. Lawrence Township. There were no injuries reported.

    Saturday, Jan. 10

    At 11:52 a.m., firefighters responded to a call for a lift assist on the 900 block of South Walnut Street. They were canceled en route.

    At 2:17 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire alarm on the 800 block of West Main Street. The alarm was set off by burned food.

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:29 PM

    The week of Dec. 29-Jan. 4, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Dec. 29

    Citations were issued to a half-dozen vehicles illegally parked during snow removal Monday morning. At 3:42 a.m., four of the six were towed.

    Tuesday, Dec. 30

    A woman was stopped near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East South Street at 12:56 p.m. She was cited for driving after license revocation.

    A man on the 900 block of Cobblestone Lane called for medical help at 8 p.m. A woman suffering abdominal pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Jan. 31

    Police assisted a probation agent at a house on the 400 block of North Linden Street at 1:45 p.m. after she found drugs in the home of one of her clients. The man fled out the back door of the house. A field test of the drugs indicated it was methamphetamine. A warrant for the man’s arrest was issued.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 4:19 p.m. a man violated an order for protection. Police spoke with the man later in the day by telephone and advised him of the violation. A citation was mailed to him.

    Thursday, Jan. 1

    After an officer witnessed several driving violations, a woman was stopped at 2:14 a.m. near the intersection of North Cedar and East Church streets. She was arrested for third-degree DWI and jailed.

    A person on the 600 block of South Maple Street called for medical help at 8:26 a.m. after a woman passed out, fell and hit her head.

    A man on the 700 block of Butler Drive reported at 4:07 p.m. a case of fraud. The man’s brother took three checks, wrote them out to himself and then cashed them.

    A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 10:29 p.m. A woman suffering sharp abdominal pains was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Jan. 2

    A woman on the 900 block of Prairie Oak Drive reported receiving at 3:45 p.m. a scam phone call.

    A woman on the 200 block of North Elk Street called for medical help at 5:28 p.m. A man was conscious but unresponsive.

    Paramedics responded at 7:06 p.m. to a call for medical help on the 800 block of West Prairie Street. A woman fell and broke her leg. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:58 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 3

    A woman on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 1:12 p.m. a burglary. A safe was tampered with and items were missing from it.

    A person on the 100 block of South Grove Street called for medical help at 6:37 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Jan. 4

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 1:43 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital

     

     
  • Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1:28 PM

    The week of Dec. 29-Jan. 4, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Thursday, Jan. 1

    Firefighters responded at 9:30 p.m. to a kitchen fire in a house on he 600 block of Butler Drive. They found the homeowner had extinguished flames before their arrival. Firefighters searched for additional fire with a thermal imaging camera. None were found.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:45 PM

    The week of Dec. 22-28, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, Dec. 22

    Firefighters responded at 8:16 p.m. to a report of a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm at a house on the 100 block of South Walnut Street. They tested the house for CO and found none in the house. They determined the CO detector was faulty.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:44 PM

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

    Monday, Dec. 22

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:06 p.m. A man was having trouble with levels of his blood sugar. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Dec. 23

    A vehicle was stopped at 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of East Church and North Ash streets. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation, driving without valid registration and with no proof of insurance.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:39 p.m. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A police officer took a call at 4:07 p.m. from a woman in another community who was contacted by a Belle Plaine man. The woman has a no-contact order against the man.

    A person on the 700 block of Butler Street called for medical help at 4:10 p.m. A man suffered a stroke. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Dec. 24

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street reported at 2:06 a.m. a fight outside an establishment. Three men were cited for disorderly conduct. A man and a woman were cited for underage consumption.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 7:52 a.m. A woman suffered a fall and injured a hip. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:36 a.m. An elderly person suffering flu-like symptoms was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of Shea Circle reported at 9:35 a.m. the theft of an in-ground basketball hoop. Police are investigating whether the hoop was mistaken as being part of a foreclosed property next door.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 10:31 a.m. the theft of items from a garage.

    Thursday, Dec. 25

    An expectant woman on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 3:37 p.m. She was having trouble breathing and felt her heart was beating irregularly. The woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Officers and paramedics responded at 5:11 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 800 block of West Main Street.

    A woman on the 100 block of Chatfield Circle reported at 5:50 p.m. a man she had an order for protection against was still calling her and sending text messages. His local police department arrested the man for violating the OFP.

    A person on the 800 block of East Forest Street called for medical help at 6:48 p.m. A woman suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Dec. 26

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive was served with a no-trespassing warning at 12:16 a.m.

    A person on the 300 block of South Chestnut Street was arrested at 11:14 p.m. for violating a harassment restraining order in Swift County.

    Saturday, Dec. 27

    A single vehicle property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 10:32 a.m. The driver of a truck spun out of control and hit a light post.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:38 a.m. A woman was suffering back pain. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 1000 block of Lacy Lane reported at 3:37 p.m. a hit-and-run crash. The vehicle’s license plate remained behind, lodged in the rear hitch of the vehicle that was hit. Police are trying to contact the owner of the vehicle.

    Sunday, Dec. 28

    At 8:23 a.m., an officer assisted a woman on the 800 block of West Prairie Street who had suffered a fall.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 9:55 a.m. A man suffering pneumonia was having trouble breathing. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A domestic assault on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive was reported at 5:45 p.m. A man was arrested for third-degree assault and domestic assault

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 12:23 PM

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

    Monday, Dec. 15

    Police are investigating a report filed at 3:04 a.m. that a stolen vehicle was driven through the police department parking lot and community nativity scene adjacent to the department. The vehicle was found near the intersection of Church and Walnut streets, unlocked with the keys under the seat.

    A man on the 800 block of West Main Street reported at 8:03 a.m. possible exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

    A man near the intersection of East Main Street and South Hickory Boulevard reported a property-damage crash at 3:30 p.m.

    After a woman on the 200 block of East Forest Street filed a complaint at 3:30 p.m., two men were cited for hunting small game within city limits from a truck with a firearm.

    A woman on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive was arrested at 3:47 p.m. for violations of a restraining order.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 8 p.m. the theft of a vehicle. The woman was gone upon the officer’s arrival.

    Tuesday, Dec. 16

    A man on the 600 block of East Forest Street reported at 6:14 a.m. the overnight theft of power tools from a vehicle.

    A woman on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive was arrested at 9:38 a.m. for violating a restraining order.

    A man on the 600 block of East Forest Street reported at 2:35 p.m. someone went through an unlocked vehicle and stole items from it.

    Wednesday, Dec. 17

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was arrested at 2 p.m. on an outstanding warrant for a probation violation.

    A person on the 800 bock of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:27 p.m. A woman was having trouble breathing and suffering a fever. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Dec. 18

    A woman on the 800 block of East Forest Street reported at 10:37 a.m. damage to property. A witness saw a vehicle hit a mailbox and drive away.

    A person on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway called for medical help at 5:07 p.m. A woman suffering a hernia was transported to an area hospital.

    A girl was reported as a runaway at 6:52 p.m. The child was located and returned home.

    Friday, Dec. 19

    A woman on the 300 block of West Court Street reported at 3:49 p.m. receiving a telephone call from someone who said police officers were coming to her house to arrest her unless she paid the IRS money. The woman was told the call is a scam.

    Police and sheriff’s deputies responded to a call for medical help at 11:03 p.m. from a woman on the 11800 block of West 240th Street. The call said the woman was laying in her yard not breathing. Police found her upright and walking around. She declined medical assistance.

    Saturday, Dec. 20

    A woman near the intersection of North Market and West State streets reported at 10:32 a.m. someone had broken into a storage garage and stolen items. The door was damaged.

    A woman on the 700 block of Shannon Circle having trouble breathing called for medical help at 11:46 a.m.

    Sunday, Dec. 21

    Police assisted a state trooper near the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169 at 2:07 a.m. The trooper stopped a vehicle and smelled marijuana in the vehicle. The leafy green substance was located during the search.

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:01 a.m. A man suffering a high fever was transported to an area hospital.

    A man sleeping in a vehicle on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was awakened at 4:21 a.m. and, following conversation with police, was ultimately cited for drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    A man at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 8:30 a.m. someone passed a fake $20 bill over the weekend.

    At 9:40 a.m., police located a boy who ran away from home. He was taken back home.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 2:23 p.m. A boy was suffering neck pain.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 12:22 PM

    The week of Dec. 15-21, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Saturday, Dec. 20

    At 10 a.m., firefighters responded to the 100 block of West Beaver Street and once again assisted with the search for a missing person. The person was not located.   

    Sunday, Dec. 21

    Firefighters responded at 9:06 a.m. to a report of smoke near Highway 169 and Blakeley Trail. They searched the area and nothing was found.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:38 PM

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

    Monday, Dec. 8

    A person on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane reported at 12:11 a.m. a domestic dispute. A man was arrested and charged with felony domestic assault.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street during a traffic stop at 2:49 a.m. was also cited for driving without a valid license.

    A person on the 400 block of East Spring Street called for medical assistance at 4:09 a.m. A woman suffering chest pain and a headache was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash in a parking lot on the 800 block of East Main Street was reported at 11:05 a.m.

    An officer helped an elderly woman on the 200 block of West State Street at 11:18 a.m. after she suffered a fall.

    Police stopped the driver of a vehicle without a taillight near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail at 8:26 p.m. The driver was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, both on his person and in the vehicle, and for driving without insurance.

    Tuesday, Dec. 9

    A person on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 2:20 p.m. damage to property. One student struck the backpack of another student. An electronic device inside the backpack was damaged.

    A two-vehicle property-damage crash at the intersection of West Main and North Grove streets was reported at 3:49 p.m. A vehicle was rear-ended as the driver stopped to allow a pedestrian to cross the street in a crosswalk.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 5:18 p.m. A man was having trouble breathing. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 5:55 p.m. a trespasser on the property. The man was located and issued a trespassing notice. He was then taken to jail on two outstanding Scott County arrest warrants.

    Wednesday, Dec. 10

    A woman on the 600 block of West Court Street reported at 9:48 a.m. an attempted phone scam. The caller claimed the government would give her $1,000 and all she had to do was provide her bank account number so the money could be deposited. The woman declined the offer.

    Thursday, Dec. 11

    A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 7:24 p.m. A woman suffered a fall and was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Dec. 12

    A woman on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 7:13 a.m. medication stolen while on a bus trip.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 8:16 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Dec. 13

    A vehicle was stopped at 1:08 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and West 150th Street. The driver was also cited for driving after license revocation. A passenger was cited for a curfew violation.

    A vehicle was stopped for a speeding violation at 1:41 a.m. near the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets. Along with the speeding citation, the driver and two passengers were cited for curfew violations.

    A man on the 100 block of South Walnut reported at 10:42 a.m. the theft of coins from his home office. The information was sent to the county attorney’s office for a charging decision.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:37 PM

    The week of Dec. 8-14, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, Dec. 8

    Firefighters responded at 9:57 a.m. to a fire alarm on the 7600 block of 190th Street. The call was cancelled en route.

    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:33 a.m. to a call for medical help on the 2000 block of Hillcrest Lane. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Dec. 11

    Firefighters were sent to an apartment building on the 200 block of West State Street at 8:13 p.m. A person was stuck in an elevator when the power went out.

    Friday, Dec. 12

    A person on the 28000 block of Highway 25 called for medical help at 1:18 p.m. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    Firefighters assisted the county sheriff’s office at 8:35 a.m. with a search for a missing person.

    A carbon monoxide alarm on the 300 block of South Meridian Street sounded at 5:36 p.m. Firefighters found small amounts of CO in the building. Centerpoint Energy was notified to respond.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 12:21 PM

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

    Monday, Dec. 1

    A woman at a business on the 800 block of East Prairie Street reported at 10:30 a.m. an abandoned vehicle in the businesses’ parking lot. Police assisted the caller by identifying the owner of the vehicle.

    Tuesday, Dec. 2

    At 11 a.m., police spoke with a man selling food out of his truck without a solicitor’s permit. The man is aware he cannot sell food from his truck without a city-issued permit.

    A woman stopped at the police station at 3:50 p.m. to report an attempted case of fraud. Wednesday, Dec. 3

    Police spoke with a woman on the 900 block of Cobblestone Lane at 10:04 a.m. The woman is the subject of a Scott County arrest warrant for an unpaid fine. She was advised to go to the county jail and pay the fine.

    An officer stopped at a house on the 500 block of Lindsey Lane at 10:31 a.m. to meet with the subject of a Scott County arrest warrant. The officer was told the person attends school in another state. The family was encouraged to have the person take care of the warrant.

    A woman on the 700 block of O’Brien Parkway reported at 4:44 p.m. she received a call from a person claiming to work for the IRS. The woman claimed the caller said she owned the government money. The woman told the caller she knew the call was fraudulent. The caller abruptly hung up.

    Friday, Dec. 5

    A man on the 1000 block of East Orchard Street reported at 4:04 p.m. a stop sign at the intersection of Orchard Street and Hickory Boulevard had been knocked down.

    Saturday, Dec. 6

    A man on the 200 block of South Eagle Street reported at 11:31 a.m. someone entered an unlocked house and took his medication.

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street called for help at 11:49 p.m. after suffering a fall and hitting his head.

    Sunday, Dec. 7

    A woman on the 100 block of South Cedar Street called for medical help at 2:03 a.m. A man was having trouble breathing.

    A person on the 900 block of Riverview Lane called for medical help at 8:49 p.m. A woman was suffering chest pains. She was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 12:20 PM

    The week of Dec. 1-7, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Tuesday, Dec. 2

    Firefighters responded at 2:20 p.m. to a report of an oven fire at a house on West Court Street. The fire was out by the time firefighters arrived. The house was ventilated.

    Sunday, Dec. 7

    Firefighters were dispatched at 6:05 a.m. to a mobile home fire on the 600 block of West Forest Street. The fire was contained to the front half of the house. Its  cause is unknown. There were no injuries reported. The state fire marshal’s office is investigating the fire.

     

     

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