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  • 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.

     

     
  • Tuesday, October 07, 2014 1:33 PM

    The week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Tuesday, Sept. 30

    Firefighters responded at 12:52 p.m. to an alarm on the 100 block of South Elk Street. The alarm was triggered by burned food.

    Sunday, Oct. 5 

    Firefighters were dispatched at 8:49 p.m. to a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 16 and Park Boulevard. They washed down the roadway.

     

     
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:36 PM

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

    Monday, Sept. 22

    A personal-injury crash at the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets was reported at 8:13 a.m.

    A woman on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 8:45 a.m. the theft of an iPod and iPad. A search warrant was executed at another location later in the afternoon. A suspect was cited for theft and also possession of drugs.

    A woman on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 4:02 p.m. a domestic dispute. A woman was arrested for domestic assault.

    Tuesday, Sept. 23

    At 6:15 a.m., a man on North Walnut Street near the city limit called for medical help. A man was having trouble breathing. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of East Main Street reported at 10:38 a.m. someone had damaged the screens on his house.

    A woman on the 100 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 4:51 p.m. She fell and injured her arm. She was transported to a nearby clinic.

    Police performed checks and verifications on offenders living and/or working in the city.

    Wednesday, Sept. 24

    A woman on the 400 block of East Orchard Street called for medical help at 12:05 p.m. A man was arrested for domestic assault.

    A man on the 600 block of West Forest Street asked police at 12:53 p.m. to do a welfare check at a residence. A woman was cited for fifth-degree possession of marijuana. Her children were placed with their grandmother.

    Thursday, Sept. 25

    A woman on the 400 block of West State Street called for medical help at 12:42 a.m. A boy was suffering an asthma attack. The condition was under control when the inhaler was administered.

    A woman on the 100 block of Sunset Drive reported at 10:47 a.m. receiving scam calls.

    A man on the 600 block of East Church Street reported at 3:59 p.m. he received an attempted scam phone call.

    A man on the 200 block of East Raven Street called at 7:32 p.m. for medical help for a woman.

    A vehicle was stopped on North Walnut Street near the city limit at 11:01 p.m. for excess speed. The driver displayed signs of inebriation and failed field sobriety tests. The driver was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of East Main and South Ash streets at 11:35 p.m. after a couple of traffic violations was also cited for driving after license revocation and arrested for second degree DWI. The man’s 1997 Dodge truck is being held for forfeiture.

    Friday, Sept. 26

    A woman on the 700 block of East Forest Street reported at 9:08 a.m. someone had egged a vehicle parked on the street.

    An officer assisted a state trooper at 5:22 p.m. with a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of North Walnut and East Spring streets.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 6:16 p.m. A man was having trouble breathing.

    A woman on the 900 block of Ivy Hills Road called for medical help at 8:26 p.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 27

    A man on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 11:21 a.m. a stolen vehicle. Police determined the vehicle was not stolen, however one person was arrested and formally charged with felony drug possession.

    A woman on the 800 block of Sunrise Lane reported a domestic dispute at 4:55 p.m. A man was jailed for domestic assault.

    Sunday, Sept. 28

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 2:08 a.m. A man fell and hit his head. He was taken to an area hospital to be checked.

    A person on the 300 block of North chestnut Street called for medical help at 1:11 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital for chronic pain issues.

    Police performed checks and verifications on offenders living and/or working in the city.

    A person on the 500 block of West Forest Street called at 11:43 p.m. for medical help. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital

     

     
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:35 PM

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

    Monday, Sept. 22

    Firefighters were dispatched at 8:15 a.m. to a report of an injury crash at the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets. They were canceled en route.

    Thursday, Sept. 25

    A vehicle fire was reported at 4:04 a.m. on the 25600 block of 200th Street in Faxon Township. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading to nearby vehicles or structures.


     
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:44 PM

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

    Monday, Sept. 15

    Police removed several campaign and business advertising signs placed in the city’s road right-of-way in violation of city ordinance. The signs were placed in the department’s storage garage at 9:43 a.m. for the owners to claim them.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane reported at 11:26 a.m. someone used a gas card stolen from a company in another county.

    Wednesday, Sept. 17

    A man on the 400 block of West Forest Street reported at 7:19 a.m. someone shot a hole in the house’s front window and shot out the rear window of a car.

    An officer removed signs from boulevards after confirming the signs were placed without permission. The signs were placed in the police department’s storage garage at 12:41 p.m. for the owners to claim them.

    While investigating a separate issue on the 100 block of North Meridian Street at 1:14 p.m., police discovered a man they were talking to was wanted on a Scott county arrest warrant. He was taken into custody.

    A man stopped at the police station at 1:56 p.m. to report he’d been victimized by a scam. The man thought he was participating in a secret shopper program. The program was not legitimate.

    A man on the 800 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 4:14 p.m. an attempted scam. A caller claimed to be from the Internal Revenue Service demanding immediate payment of a portion of taxes owed.

    Thursday, Sept. 18

    A woman on the 200 block of North Grove Street called for medical help at 4:10 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 9:01 a.m., an officer removed two signs placed in the public right-of-way, a violation of city ordinance, along Hickory Boulevard and placed them in the police department garage for storage.

    A property-damage crash in a parking lot on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 12:56 p.m.

    A person stopped at the police department office on the 400 block of East Main Street at 2:09 p.m. and reported an attempted, but unsuccessful, IRS fraud scam.

    A woman swimming with her pooch in a fountain at a park on the 100 block of South Meridian Street was cited at 4:04 p.m. for providing the officer with a false name.

    Friday, Sept. 19

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street reported at 8:19 a.m. someone slashed two tires on a vehicle.

    A woman on the 200 block of North Grove Street called for medical help at 9:09 a.m. A man suffering back and abdominal pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 800 block of South Maple Street reported at 12:56 p.m. receiving two voicemail messages from callers unsuccessfully attempting the IRS scam.

    Police assisted Scott County sheriff’s deputies at 9:28 p.m. with a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail.

    Saturday, Sept. 20

    A woman walking along the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive reported at 9:38 a.m. a man in a white mini van touching himself inappropriately for her to see. The man pulled away after the inappropriate behavior.

    A man on the 500 block of West Prairie Street reported at 3:50 p.m. a caller attempting the IRS scam.

    Sunday, Sept. 21

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 3:22 a.m. with a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Union Hill Boulevard and Galena Avenue. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 5:59 a.m. an unknown man asleep on her porch. Police awoke the man, who seemed dazed and confused as to where he was. The man was cited for trespassing and sent home.

    A woman on the 500 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 9:18 a.m.

    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 11:39 a.m. A woman passed out. She was transported to an area hospital.


     
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:43 PM

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

    Thursday, Sept. 18

    Firefighters responded at 2:23 p.m. to a car-deer crash near the intersection of Hickory Boulevard and 260th Street. They were cancelled en route.

    Saturday, Sept. 20

    Firefighters were dispatched at 5:15 p.m. for weather spotting.

    Sunday, Sept. 21

    Firefighters responded at 3:39 a.m. to a report of a single-vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Union Hill Boulevard and Galena Avenue. One person was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


     
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:39 PM

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

    Monday, Sept. 8

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:52 a.m. A woman in respiratory distress was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 4:04 p.m. criminal damage to property. The woman believes someone she knows inflicted the damage for personal reasons.

    Tuesday, Sept. 9

    Police assisted Carver County sheriff’s deputies, state troopers at 6:27 a.m. with a reported personal-injury crash at the intersection of Highway 25 and County Road 40. Two women were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The state patrol said the driver on County Road 40 will be cited for failing to yield from the stop sign. 

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 12:03 p.m. near the intersection of Daniel Drive and East Orchard Street was also cited for driving after license revocation and without proof of insurance.

    Police arrested a man and woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street at 5:33 p.m. Both were wanted on Scott County arrest warrants.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 5:54 p.m. receiving a call from a scammer pretending to work for the Internal Revenue Service. The caller demanded money from the person toward their taxes. No money was paid. 

    Wednesday, Sept. 10

    A woman at a business on the 100 block of South Ash Street reported at 9:01 a.m. receiving two counterfeit $20 bills. They both had red ink dye on them. Carver County investigators were notified as well as Klein Bank.  The bills were issued to a customer by mistake.

    A report of a possible assault of a person on the 1200 block of Southridge Court is under investigation. Police responded to a call at 5:43 p.m. A man the victim knows left when the officer arrived.

    Thursday, Sept. 11

    After police were called at 12:38 p.m., a resident of the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway was cited for allowing a dog-at-large after the canine walked into another dog owner’s yard, causing a disturbance.

    A man on the 100 block of Sunset Drive reported at 1:22 p.m. receiving attempts to defraud him of money via a caller claiming to work for the IRS.

    At 3:38 p.m., a woman on the 1100 block of West State Street reported a caller claiming to work for the IRS tried to defraud her of money. The caller claimed they would have the woman’s husband arrested if she did not pay them $1,400.

    Police assisted with traffic control at 3:40 p.m. while a woman from Jordan picked up over 20 bales of hay that fell from a vehicle near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street. Because the bales of hay were not tied to the vehicle, the woman was cited for driving with an unsecure load.

    Friday, Sept. 12

    An officer assisted a deputy at 8:30 p.m. serve order-for-protection papers on the 900 block of South Elm Street. The subject of the order left the address after receiving the OFP.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue at 11:47 p.m. for having several lights out. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Saturday, Sept. 13

    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 11:08 p.m. A man was having a diabetic episode. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Sept. 14

    A woman on the 100 block of South Walnut Street reported at 5:06 a.m. an inebriated man on her lawn. He had tried to enter the house. The man, who was also confused, was given a ride home.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped on the 900 block of East Main Street at 6:07 p.m. was cited for driving with a suspended license and jailed on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court for driving after revocation. The person was also cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving with no proof of insurance.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Ash Street called for medical help at 8:43 p.m. An inebriated man fell and hurt himself. He was transported to an area hospital.


     
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:37 PM

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

    Tuesday, Sept. 9

    At 6:23 a.m., firefighters responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 25 and County Road 40. Two women -- one from Hamburg, the other from Minnetonka --  were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

     

     
  • Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:28 PM

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

    Monday, Sept. 1

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:02 a.m. A man suffering a seizure was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of East Church Street reported at 12:40 p.m. the theft of power tools from an unlocked garage.

    A woman on the 1000 block of West State Street reported at 1:06 p.m. a dispute between roommates. A man was arrested on a probation violation.

    A woman on the 300 block of North Grove Street reported at 1:36 p.m. an attempted burglary.

    A man near the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169 reported at 2:42 p.m. a property-damage crash.

    At 6:09 p.m., a man on the 200 block of South Elm Street reported a burglary.

    Tuesday, Sept. 2

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street was served at 9:51 a.m. with a no-trespassing notice for a business on the block. The notice is valid for one year.

    A man on the 2000 block of East Park Street was taken into custody at 5:40 p.m. on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    Wednesday, Sept. 3

    A woman on the 500 block of South Maple Street reported at 10:23 a.m. the theft of a pool filter.

    A man on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 12:46 p.m. receiving a fraudulent phone call.

    A woman on the 1100 block of West Commerce Drive reported an altercation at 3:48 p.m. A man was transported to the county jail on assault charges.

    Thursday, Sept. 4

    A woman on the 600 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 11:49 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 2:30 p.m., a man was issued a no-trespassing order for a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive. The order is good for one year.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise reported at 5:42 p.m. three boys throwing things off the East Main Street bridge over Highway 169. The trash landed in a grassy area below the bridge. The boys were required to clean up the items.

    A vehicle was stopped at 6:09 p.m. near the intersection of West Main and North Eagle streets after the driver ignored a stop sign. The driver was cited for the offense and also for driving after license cancellation. The vehicle’s license plates were impounded.

    Friday, Sept. 5

    While on the 200 block of Elk Street, at 11:52 a.m. an officer witnessed a man wanted on a Scott County arrest warrant. The officer arrested the man.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 3:15 p.m. someone broke the water spigot on the side of her house. A screwdriver was found in the rocks next to the broken spigot.

    A man on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 4:39 p.m. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Sept. 6

    Three children at a park on the 500 block of East Orchard Street were cited for curfew violations at 1:24 a.m. and released to their parents.

    A woman on the 900 block of South Elm Street called for medical help at 7:20 a.m.  A man suffering an allergic reaction was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 900 block of South Cedar Street reported at 5:59 p.m. three unwanted guests causing a disturbance. They left after speaking with the officer. The driver of the vehicle was driving carelessly when he left. He was cited for the offense.

     
  • Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:26 PM

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

    Thursday, Sept. 4

    Firefighters responded at 1 p.m. to an alarm on the 100 block of South Elk Street. They found no reason for the alarm.

    Saturday, Sept. 6

    At 3:16 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 300 block of South Market Street for a gas leak. The pilot light on a stove was out.

     
  • Tuesday, September 02, 2014 12:48 PM

    The week of Aug. 25-31, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Tuesday, Aug. 26

    A person at an establishment on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 9:19 p.m. a woman had left her child in a vehicle unattended for longer than 30 minutes. The officer checked on the child, who appeared to be OK. The mother was located and advised of the call. She was then cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Wednesday, Aug. 27

    A person on the 800 block of Sunrise Lane called for medical help at 3:54 a.m. Before officers arrived, the man needing medical help fled. Police searched for the man but could not find him. An investigation ensued.

    Police arrested a man on the 800 block of East Main Street just before 11 a.m. He was allegedly riding a stolen motorcycle and was wanted by police in Cottonwood County.

    Thursday, Aug. 28

    A man on the 200 block of North Meridian Street reported at 11:32 a.m. an attempted scam via telephone. No valuable information was given out.

    A woman on the 300 block of South Market Avenue called at 5:30 p.m. for medical help. A person was not feeling well.

    A vehicle was stopped at 6:39 p.m. on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive for a speeding violation. The driver was cited for driving without a Minnesota license and warned for driving with excess speed.

    Friday, Aug. 29

    An officer conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near the intersection of North Eagle and West Court streets at 12:39 a.m. The driver and passenger were boys, ages 16 and 17. They were cited for curfew violations and taken home.

    At 3:33 a.m., police cited three vehicles parked on North Meridian Street during downtown street cleaning. Two of the vehicles were towed, the other moved by its owner.

    A woman on the 800 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 1:19 p.m. A man was having seizures. He was transported to an area hospital.

    At 9:48 p.m., police issued two girls on the 100 block of South Grove Street no-trespassing warnings for a business on North Meridian Street. The warnings are valid for one year.

    After performing a random license plate check, police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street at 10:17 p.m. after the registered owner of the vehicle was listed as having a revoked license. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation.

    Saturday, Aug. 30

    A woman on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 1:32 p.m. fraudulent charges from businesses in Maple Grove and Rogers, Minn. and Des Moines, Iowa were on her credit card.

    A man on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 4:01 p.m. A woman suffered a dislocated knee. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person near the intersection of South Eagle and West Main streets reported at 7:11 p.m. a boy fell off his bike and suffered an open fracture to the left leg below the knee. He was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Tuesday, September 02, 2014 12:46 PM

    The week of Aug. 25-31, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Tuesday, Aug. 26

    At 8:33 a.m., firefighters responded to the 17000 block of Market Avenue for a medical assist. A person was injured after falling off a horse. The person was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Aug. 28

    Firefighters were dispatched at 4:38 p.m. to a report of smoke near the intersection of Union Trail and Blakeley Trail. They could not find any smoke.

    Friday, Aug. 29

    Firefighters responded at 10:49 p.m. to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm at a house on the 200 block of North Walnut Street. They found a faulty alarm and no CO.

     
  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:27 PM
    The week of Aug. 18-24, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Aug. 18
    A woman on the 400 block of North Meridian Street reported at 10:06 a.m. someone had gone through her unlocked vehicle over the previous weekend and some items were missing.
    Police learned at 1:15 p.m. a vehicle parked on the 300 block of West Court Street was gone through. The owner indicated nothing of value was taken.
    A man on the 13600 block of West 230th Street called for medical help at 4:14 p.m. An officer assisted a sheriff’s deputy who also responded to the call.
    A man on the 900 block of Prairie Oak Drive called for medical help at 8:36 p.m. A woman suffering chest pain was taken to an area hospital.
    Tuesday, Aug. 19
    A man was stopped at 9:14 a.m. near the intersection of East Church and North Elm streets for a possible traffic violation. He was also cited for driving after license revocation.
    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 11:16 a.m. trespassers smoking on the roof of a business.
    Two area residents stopped by the police station at 11:20 a.m. and 12:34 p.m. to turn in scam letters they received in the mail.
    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 9:15 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Wednesday, Aug. 20
    A woman on the 900 block of Farmers Ridge Trail was cited at 9:21 a.m. for running a daycare without a license.
    A woman on Woodridge Drive reported at 11:03 a.m. someone overseas opened a credit card account under her name and began accruing charges. Police report the credit card company is not holding the woman responsible for the charges.
    Thursday, Aug. 21
    A person on the 300 block of South Meridian Street issued at 2:45 p.m. a complaint of poor driving by another motorist. A man was subsequently arrested for fourth-degree DWI.
    Friday, Aug. 22
    An officer observed a vehicle at 8:32 a.m. near the intersection of East Main and North Chestnut Street with a passenger wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant. The vehicle was stopped and the passenger taken into custody.
    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 2:11 p.m. A woman was having trouble breathing. She was transported to an area hospital.
    A man at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 6:21 p.m. someone paid a bill using counterfeit currency. The man who paid the bill said he got the funny money as payment for work he did.
    A woman on the 1000 block of West Prairie Street reported at 7:31 p.m. an attempted case of fraud. A male caller claimed to be working for an investigative tax fraud firm and asked for her personal information.
    Saturday, Aug. 23
    A woman on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 11:54 a.m. a property-damage crash. While backing up, a driver hit a parked vehicle.
    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 11:41 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and West 280th Street for a possible traffic violation was cited for driving without proof of insurance.
    Sunday, Aug. 24
    An officer assisted a couple walking on the 200 block of North Meridian Street at 2:29 a.m. The man was concerned someone had put something in his wife’s beverage, contributing to a sudden change in her behavior. The officer made certain the pair made it home safely.
    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:55 a.m. A woman suffered a fall. She was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman stopped at 12:39 p.m. near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Enterprise Drive for a speeding violation was also cited for driving with a suspended license and no proof of insurance.
    Police stopped a vehicle at 2:33 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 25 and Sibley County Road 6. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation. The license plates were impounded because of a previous DWI violation and the vehicle towed. 

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