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  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:00 AM

    The week of Aug. 17-23, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Friday, Aug. 21

    Firefighters responded at 8:57 a.m. to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm at a house on the 300 block of South Walnut Street. They used a gas monitor to check the area and nothing was found.

    Saturday, Aug. 22

    Firefighters were dispatched at 10:16 a.m. to a report of a minor personal-injury crash at the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Enterprise Drive. There were minor injuries reported but no one was transported.

     

     
  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:04 AM

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

     

    Monday, Aug. 10

    A person on the 100 block of South Willow Street called for medical assistance at 2:37 a.m. A woman suffering the effects of high blood pressure was transported to an area hospital.

    Police assisted a woman on the 100 block of West Church Street at 2:56 p.m. with a report of a do-not-contact order violation. An officer contacted the man and advised him to stop all contact with the woman.

    Vandalism was reported at Heritage Park on the 500 block of East Orchard Street at 6:19 p.m. Three boys burned toilet paper, clogged the toilets and sprayed soap around the restroom. They agreed to clean up the restroom.

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 8:35 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of West Church Street reported at 10:42 p.m. a violation of a court-issued order for protection. A woman was cited.

    Tuesday, Aug. 11

    While on routine patrol, an officer observed at 12:18 a.m. a vehicle with mustard and bread spread all over the vehicle. The officer documented the incident.

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 3:22 p.m. a trespasser. A woman was cited. She was then arrested on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    A woman on the 800 block of Orchard Circle reported at 10:35 p.m. a man with a broken leg. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Aug. 12

    A boy on the 500 block of Scott Circle was arrested at 10:09 a.m. on an outstanding Scott County warrant. He was also cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    Thursday, Aug. 13

    A man on the 100 block of South Eagle Street reported at 3:16 p.m. someone shot out a car window with a BB gun.

    Friday, Aug. 14

    A woman on the 200 block of West State Street called the police department at 12:49 a.m. after purchasing a box of Twinkees and discovering they smelled bad. The officer noted the expiration date on the Twinkees was two days earlier. The officer advised the woman to try and return the product for a refund.

    Police issued citations at 2:58 a.m. to three vehicles parked downtown during street cleaning and ordered them towed.

    A woman at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 3:16 p.m.

    At 9:02 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and Quaker Avenue, police cited drivers of two vehicles heading south on Highway 169 from Jordan gauged at 90 mph. Both drivers received speeding tickets.

    A woman on the 900 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 9:14 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 15

    A man on the 100 block of South Eagle Street reported at 7:22 a.m. someone went through his vehicle overnight. He found the car door open. The man said nothing was taken from the vehicle and there was no damage to it.

    A man on the 1000 block of Scott Lane responded to a call for medical help at 11:26 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 11:32 a.m.

    A person on the 100 block of South Grove Street reported at 11:59 a.m. theft from vehicles. A wallet was stolen from one vehicle. Nothing was taken from the second vehicle.

    A man on the 100 block of South Eagle Street reported at 1:50 p.m. someone had gone through a vehicle overnight. Nothing was taken.

    A person on the 200 block of South Eagle Street reported at 2:53 p.m. someone went through a vehicle overnight.

    A person on the 300 block of East Evergreen Street called for medical help at 3:31 p.m. A girl was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the  800 block of East Main Street reported at 4:03 p.m. a property-damage crash. A vehicle was backing out of a parking spot and hit another vehicle. The driver was driving after license revocation and without insurance. The driver was cited for both offenses.

    Sunday, Aug. 16

    Police assisted Carver County deputies at 1:41 p.m. with a report of a personal-injury crash on County Road 40 near its intersection with Highway 25.

    A person on the 200 block of East Evergreen Street reported at 7:25 a.m. the theft of a black, seven-speed bike.

     

     
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:00 AM

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

    Thursday, Aug. 13

    Firefighters responded at 8:28 a.m. to the 22300 block of Union Trail (County Road 6). A contractor hit a two-inch gas line. Firefighters secured the area until workers from Centerpoint Energy arrived.

    Friday, Aug. 14

    Firefighters responded at 11:31 a.m. to a fire alarm at a  church on the 100 block of South Chestnut Street. False alarm.

    Saturday, Aug. 15

    Firefighters were dispatched to the 600 block of West Main Street at 10:36 a.m. Burnt food set off a fire alarm.

    Sunday, Aug. 16

    Firefighters responded at 1:41 p.m. to a personal-injury motorcycle crash near the intersection of Highway 24 and County Road 40 in San Francisco Township. The rider suffered minor injuries and was not transported to the hospital.

    Firefighters were dispatched at 6:18 p.m. to the 100 block of West Church Street. Power lines were sparking. They secured the area until a crew from Xcel Energy arrived.

     

     
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:58 AM

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

     

    Monday, Aug. 3

    A person on the 200 block of North Cedar Street asked police at 2:25 a.m. to help them remove a bat from a house. The bat was removed without harm to anyone.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 7:48 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    The driver of a vehicle with an expired registration was stopped on the 21700 block of Highway 169 at 9:51 p.m. The driver was also cited for driving with a suspended license. The vehicle was deemed a hazard on the road so it was towed.

    A vehicle driven by a person police knew to be driving without a license was stopped at 9:58 p.m. near the intersection of North Market and West Court streets. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation and failing to change their legal address.

    Tuesday, Aug. 4

    A homeowner on the 300 block of North Cedar Street was cited at 12:19 p.m. for city ordinance violations dealing with off-street parking, outside storage and creating a public nuisance.

    A person on the 200 block of South Elm Street reported at 7:04 p.m. three peddlers. The trio did not have city-issued permits for peddling, and thus were cited.

    A man on the 800 block of Sunrise Lane reported at 8:46 p.m. receiving fraudulent information. Police advised him to closely monitor his credit reports, Social Security and bank accounts for suspicious activity.

    Wednesday, Aug. 5

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 9:28 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    An order for protection was delivered at 2:37 p.m. to a person on the 100 block of West Church Street.

    A woman on the 100 block of Sunset Drive called for medical help at 6:07 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 6

    A woman on the 100 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 10:46 p.m. A man was suffering a possible seizure.

    Friday, Aug. 7

    The driver of a vehicle traveling 106 mph in a 65 mph zone was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Delaware Avenue in St. Lawrence Township at 1:16 a.m. The driver was cited for speeding, driving after license cancellation and also served with a previously undelivered order for protection.

    Two vehicles left parked in the downtown area were cited at 3:30 a.m. and towed for parking violations during municipal street cleaning operations.

    A homeowner on the 800 block of Green Acre Court was cited at 8:37 a.m. for violating a city ordinance governing outside storage.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 1:43 p.m. someone fraudulently took $396 from her bank account. Police are investigating.

    Saturday, Aug. 8

    A person on the 1000 block of Scott Lane called for medical help at 10:27 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 3:40 p.m. someone took $6 from the console of a vehicle.

    Police assisted a sheriff’s deputy at 10:21 p.m. with a report of an unoccupied vehicle in the ditch near the intersection of Goshen Boulevard and West 225th Street. After discussion with the driver and his wife, the driver was arrested for DUI.

    Sunday, Aug. 9

    An inebriated man was found at 12:15 a.m. walking home near the intersection of North Willow and West Main streets. The officer assisted the man with the final half-block of the trip where a person could care for him.

    Police received a report at 9:55 p.m. of a woman driving south on Highway 169 through the construction zone cutting people off and hitting the cones. The woman was found in Belle Plaine near the highway’s intersection with West Second Street. The woman told police she was sleepy. She was cited for careless driving.

     

     

     
  • Wednesday, August 05, 2015 9:36 AM

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

     

    Monday, July 27

    A woman on the 700 block of Farmer Ridge Trail reported at 9:26 a.m. the theft of items from inside a vehicle parked in a garage.

    Tuesday, July 28

    A woman on the 900 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:38 a.m.

    A woman at a business on the 900 block of East Main Street reported at 3 p.m. a case of fraud.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Enterprise Drive at 3:35 p.m. for speeding. The driver was also cited for driving with an expired license.

    Police stopped a vehicle on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive at 4:07 p.m. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation and no proof of insurance.

    A person on the 200 block of East Orchard called for medical help at 4:22 p.m. A baby was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, July 29

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 12:50 a.m. A woman having trouble breathing was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 400 block of East Main Street reported at 9:41 a.m.  vandalism to property. Solar lights were damaged.

    A vehicle was stopped at 10:25 a.m. near the intersection of Belle Plaine Trail and Highway 169 for a speeding violation. The driver was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

    At 5:09 p.m., a man on the 100 block of Aspen Lane reported the wrongful use of a business-issued gas card. A former employee used it for his personal use.

    A property-damage crash near at the intersection of North Elm and East Church streets was reported at 8:48 p.m.

    Thursday, July 30

    A man on the 300 block of Shea Street reported at 1:39 p.m. fraudulent withdrawals from his bank account. The withdrawals were out of Thailand.

    Police cited a driver stopped on Highway 169 near Bluff Drive at 6:32 p.m. for following too close. The driver said he was in a hurry to deliver something to a business before it closed.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 10:36 p.m. near the intersection of South Ash and East Main streets because of an inoperable headlight was also cited for driving after license revocation.

    Friday, July 31

    A man on the 900 block of South Elm Street reported at 3:22 p.m. someone placed fraudulent phone calls using the IRS scam. He did not return the calls.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:32 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Aug. 2

    A woman on the 100 block of South Cedar Street reported at 11:06 a.m. a case of vandalism. Someone scratched a vehicle using a key overnight.

    A man on the 200 block of East Park Street reported at 1:02 p.m. the theft of a 26 inch Beach Cruiser from a yard.

    A man near the intersection of East Main and South Walnut streets was arrested at 8:50 p.m. on an outstanding Scott County warrant.

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

     

     
  • Wednesday, August 05, 2015 9:35 AM

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

    Monday, July 27

    Firefighters responded at 3:30 p.m. to a car fire near the intersection of East Main Street and Highway 169.

    Wednesday, July 29

    Firefighters responded at 2:05 a.m. to a carbon monoxide alarm on the 700 block of West Main Street. They cleared the house.

     

     
  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:27 PM

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

    Tuesday, July 21

    Firefighters responded at 1:42 p.m. to a report of a broken gas line on the 400 block of West Forest Street. The line was pinched until CenterPoint Energy workers arrived.

    Wednesday, July 22

    Firefighters and police were dispatched to a fire alarm on the 800 block of West Prairie Street at 9:43 p.m. Burned popcorn.

    Sunday, July 26

    Firefighters responded at 6:23 p.m. to a fire on the exterior of a building on the 300 block of South Meridian Street. The building sustained minor damage. The fire’s cause is unknown. The state fire marshal is investigating.

     

     
  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:27 PM

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

     

    Monday, July 20

    Police responded at 2:38 a.m. to several 911 calls from a house on the 800 block of Daniel Drive. Two inebriated people were arguing.

    At the request of city code enforcement, police cited at 8 a.m. the owner of a house on the 900 block of East Orchard Street for several code violations.

    Police were presented with driver’s licenses, student ID, debit cards, wallets, a Fitbit, cell phones and other items found during the Bar-B-Q Days festivities.

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 1:06 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police staff ran background checks on applicants for daycare licenses in the city.

    Tuesday, July 21

    A man near the intersection of Mallard Lane and Dove Court was arrested at 10:14 a.m. on an outstanding warrant from Chisago County.

    A man on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway reported at 1:16 p.m. a girl wearing headphones and riding a bike hit a vehicle. The collision damaged the vehicle. The girl left the scene.

    A man reported at 2:52 p.m. the overnight theft of a global positioning system (GPS) device from an unlocked vehicle parked on the 200 block of East Orchard Street.

    A man on the 300 block of North Cedar Street reported at 9:26 p.m. the theft of firewood. Police spoke to the suspect. A report of the incident will be sent to the suspect’s probation officer.

    Wednesday, July 22

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 3:57 p.m. A woman suffered a fall. She declined transport to an area hospital.

    A man on the 200 block of South Eagle Street reported at 7:50 a.m. vandalism to a bathroom at Union Square Park.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 3:12 p.m. on North Walnut Street for a speeding violation was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

    A person on the 800 block of Green Acre Court reported at 3:33 p.m. the theft of two solar yard lights.

    Thursday, July 23

    Police escorted an inebriated woman found at 1:44 a.m. near the intersection East Church and North Meridian streets to her house.

    A person on the 300 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 8:16 a.m. overnight vandalism to a concrete lawn ornament.

    A woman on the 1200 block of Southridge Court reported at 6:57 p.m. the theft of Bose speakers the previous Saturday. Suspect information was provided.

    A woman on the 600 block of West Court Street reported at 7:21 p.m. the theft of a child’s bicycle. It was last seen two days earlier.

    Friday, July 24

    A man at the intersection of East Main and South Walnut streets reported at 1:59 p.m. a property-damage crash.

    A person near the intersection of West Court and North Cherry streets reported at 4:13 p.m. the theft of an iPad from a vehicle.

    A person on the 700 block of South Ash Street called for medical help at 4:39 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person near the intersection of East Main and North Walnut streets reported at 6:39 p.m. a vehicle crash that occurred a week before. Insurance information was exchanged at the time, but now the person is experiencing pain believed to be resulting from the crash.

    Saturday, July 25

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:10 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 300 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 3:12 p.m. A man was suffering post-surgical pain. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Three people near the intersection of North Meridian and West Forest streets were cited just after 2 p.m. for selling magazines without a city-issued permit. A fourth person on the 200 block of South Elk Street was also cited at 3:37 p.m. They were told to leave Belle Plaine.

    Sunday, July 26

    A woman on the 800 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 4:31 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2015 11:53 AM

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

     

    Monday, July 6

    Police placed a written warning on the windshield of a vehicle parked for more than 48 hours on the 300 block of North Grove Street at 7:42 a.m. City ordinance says the vehicle was to be moved or towed.

    A person at a business on the 1000 block of Old Highway 169 Boulevard reported at 2:07 p.m. the theft of a lawnmower. Police are investigating.

    A man on the 100 block of East Forest Street reported at 3:17 p.m. damage to property.

    A man on the 100 block of South Market Street was taken into custody at 4:18 p.m. on a Scott County arrest warrant.

    Tuesday, July 7

    A boy on the 800 block of Green Acre Court was cited for a curfew violation just after 3 a.m. and released to his mother.

    A man near the intersection of North Cherry and West Forest streets was cited at 2:01 p.m. for leaving the scene of an accident.

    A man on the 300 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 8:04 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, July 8

    A man on the 800 block of Morningside Place was cited at 12:56 a.m. for violating his probation. A report on the incident was sent to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for possible charges.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Raven Street reported at 2:03 a.m. the theft of her car keys by a man. Police found the man. After investigation, the woman was cited or domestic assault and the man given a ride home.

    Police responded at 9:50 a.m. to a disturbance on the 200 block of South Market Street. A girl was cited for disorderly conduct after police determined she wrote offensive material on school property.

    A woman stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and Old Highway 169 Boulevard at 12:44 p.m. was cited for driving without a license or insurance.

    A woman on the 500 block of West Court Street reported at 7:37 p.m. vandalism to property. A boy, who was identified by witnesses, admitted to breaking a window. One of his parents agreed to pay for the damage.

    Police witnessed at 8:58 p.m. a man known to be driving after license revocation. He was seen at the intersection of West State and North Meridian streets. They mailed him a citation for the offense.

    A woman on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 11:09 p.m. a possible burglary. A woman came home and found her window screens missing, but nothing in the house was disturbed or missing.

    A woman on the 1000 block of Park Lane reported at 11:39 p.m. a possible e-mail fraud scam.

    Thursday, July 9

    Police executed at 12:13 a.m. a search warrant at a house on the 200 block of South Elk Street.

    A man on the 200 block of East Pine Street reported at 11:26 a.m. a missing piggy bank.

    Police executed at 1:33 p.m. a search warrant on the 400 block of West Main Street. A woman will be charged with fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.

    A person on the 100 block of East Church Street called for medial help at 9:51 p.m. A woman was not feeling well.

    Friday, July 10

    A man on the 1000 block of East Enterprise called for medical help at 12:09 p.m. A woman just released from the hospital fainted. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A domestic dispute between a man and woman on the 100 block of West Church Street was reported at 7:25 p.m. The woman was arrested for second-degree assault and domestic assault.

    A man on the 600 block of East Park Street called for medical help at 7:45 p.m. A man broke his leg during a softball game. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, July 11

    A woman on the 100 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 1:21 a.m. A man was injured after he fell off his bike. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 900 block of Ivy Hills Road reported at 1:36 a.m. his car and driveway had been egged.

    A woman on the 900 block of Prairie Oak Drive reported at 9:11 a.m. vandalism to property. Lawn ornaments were damaged. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 800 block of Horizon Court reported at 9:52 a.m. vandalism to property. Yard lights were removed. They were found nearby, broken in the road.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 11:36 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and South Maple Street was jailed for third-degree DWI.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street reported at 3:12 p.m. the possible theft of medication. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 5:48 p.m. A woman was suffering stomach pain.

    Sunday, July 12

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 5:52 a.m. A woman suffering possible food poisoning was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash on North Walnut Street was reported at 8:57 a.m. One vehicle hit another after passing a line of tractors on the Highway 25 bridge.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Grove Street reported at 1:14 p.m. the theft of cash and credit cards. Police are investigating.

    A property-damage crash on Highway 169 near its intersection with Meridian Street – car vs. deer -- was reported at 1:20 p.m.

    A woman on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:37 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person near the intersection of North Meridian and East Main streets reported at 10:47 p.m. two brawling women.

     

     
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2015 11:51 AM

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

    Monday, July 6

    Firefighters responded at 4:15 p.m. to a crash just south of the intersection of Highway 169 and County Road 59 (Delaware Avenue) in St. Lawrence Township. Three people were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

    Friday, July 10

    Firefighters responded at 12:13 p.m. to a report of an unresponsive woman on the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive. The woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, July 11

    Firefighters responded at 2:41 p.m. to a motorcycle crash on Carver County Road 40 just east of Highway 25. One person was transported to an area hospital.

     

     
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:56 AM

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

     

    Monday, June 15

    Police office staff performed a background check at 10:21 a.m. on an applicant for a city liquor license.

    Office staff also performed background checks on city seasonal employees.

    Police cited a woman on the 200 block of North Cedar Street at 2:49 p.m. for violating city ordinance regarding outside storage.

    Tuesday, June 16

    Police stopped a vehicle on the 1000 block of Old Highway 169 Boulevard at midnight because the vehicle had an inoperable taillight. The driver, a child, was cited for a curfew violation and advised to have the taillight repaired.

    A man on Woodridge Drive informed police at 12:29 p.m. his mailbox was damaged by the driver of a truck turning around in a cul-de-sac.

    Police performed records checks on applicants for foster care.

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 4:33 p.m. He informed police he would take himself to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of Aspen Lane reported at 9:46 p.m. someone damaged his vehicle.

    Police assisted an inebriated man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street at 11:37 p.m. The man was bleeding but not taking care of the injury. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, June 17

    A man came to the police station on East Main Street at 10:10 a.m. and reported receiving a scam phone message.

    A man on the 700 block of Shannon Lane called for medical help at 5:20 p.m. An drunken woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, June 18

    Police and an ambulance crew assisted a woman on the 200 block of East Orchard Street at 12:02 a.m. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A criminal background check on a part-time officer was conducted at 9:09 a.m.

    A background check was performed at 3:15 p.m. on a firefighter candidate.

    Friday, June 19

    A vehicle without a front license plate was stopped near the intersection of Old Highway 169 Boulevard and East Main Street at 10:40 a.m. Police determined the driver was driving outside of his license restrictions. He was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Saturday, June 20

    Police stopped a vehicle at 12:03 a.m. near the intersection of West State and North Eagle streets for a stop sign violation. The driver was arrested for third-degree DWI.

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 10:07 a.m. serving an arrest warrant on the 200 block of West Forest Street. The suspect was not located.

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 1:53 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital with a sore leg.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 6:05 p.m. She was concerned about the level of a man’s intoxication. Police and ambulance staff determined the man was medically OK. But he was in violation of his probation for alcohol intake.

    A woman on the 500 block of South Ash Street called for medical help at 11:14 a.m. A man was complaining of chest pain.

    Sunday, June 21

    At 1:24 a.m., police cited a man holding an open bottle of liquor while exiting a vehicle parked near the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets for open bottle.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 2:34 a.m. for running a stop sign on South Walnut Street was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and arrested for third-degree DWI.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Meridian Street reported at 3:24 a.m. an unwanted guest. The inebriated man had nobody to care for him. He was transported to an area detoxification facility.

    A person on the 300 block of North Grove Street reported at 5:11 p.m. to men brawling. They were cited for disorderly conduct.

     

     
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:55 AM

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

     

    Sunday, June 21

    At 12:18 p.m., firefighters resp

    onded to a personal-injury crash on the 8200 block of County Road 52 in San Francisco Township. Participants endured minor injuries. Firefighters washed down the scene after treating the injured.

     
     
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 1:30 PM

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

     

    Monday, June 8

    Police issued a man on the 200 block of East Main Street a no-trespassing warning at 9:01 a.m.

    A man on the 200 block of South Meridian Street was transported to a detox facility after an officer was informed at 1:36 p.m. the man could not care for himself. Police will notify the man’s probation officer of the trip to detox and several other violations the officer reportedly observed.

    A homeowner on West Forest Street was cited at 2:01 p.m. for violating a city ordinance regarding outside storage.

    A boy on the 500 block of East Orchard Street was cited for underage tobacco use (an E-cigarette) at 5:08 p.m.

    Tuesday, June 9

    At the request of the Jordan Police Department, police performed background checks on six people who applied for reserve officer positions with the JPD.

    Thursday, June 11

    A person near the intersection of Ash and Court streets reported at 12:53 a.m. two boys stealing street signage. Police are investigating.

    Police assisted Jordan police in the search for a suspect who reportedly tried to break into a house on the 800 block of Stone Creek Drive.

    Police executed a search warrant at a house on the 1000 block of West Main Street at 10:40 a.m. During the search, they also served a person an order for protection during an investigation of a case they are investigating.

    Police executed a search warrant at a house on the 900 block of South Chestnut Street at 11:15 a.m.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:47 p.m. A woman enduring chest and jaw pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 9:18 p.m. An elderly man was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, June 13

    A fatal motorcycle crash at the intersection of Lindsey Lane and Lacy Court was reported at 12:57 a.m.

    A man near the intersection of Main and Meridian streets was reportedly assaulted at 2:17 a.m. A man was arrested and has been charged with third-degree assault.

    Sunday, June 14

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 12:59 a.m. with a report of a domestic dispute on the 16300 block of Elm Way.

    A person on the 700 block of West Court Street called for medical help at 3:42 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    An officer working a special shift found at 4:10 p.m. a vehicle submerged in the Minnesota River. The officer notified the Carver County Sheriff’s Office of the vehicle’s location.

    Between 7:06 p.m. and 7:26 p.m., police performed address verifications on three sex offenders living in Belle Plaine.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue at 11:09 p.m. for an equipment violation was cited for driving without a valid license.

     

     
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 1:29 PM

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

    Thursday, June 11, 

    Firefighters responded at 9 p.m. to a call for medical help regarding a choking baby from a person on the 19400 block of Whitetail Lane in San Francisco Township. The baby was fine when firefighters arrived. 

    Saturday, June 13

    Firefighters were dispatched at 1:04 a.m. to the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash at the intersection of Lindsey Lane and Lacy Court. They shut off the gas to the house after the motorcycle hit it and provided lighting for the scene.

     
  • Wednesday, June 10, 2015 3:36 PM

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

     

    Monday, June 1

    A man on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 12:25 p.m. a hit-and-run property-damage crash. The suspect was located later and cited for failing to yield and leaving the scene of a collision.

    A woman on the 700 block of Butler Drive reported at 4:13 p.m. a case of possible fraud. A person supposedly moving to Belle Plaine sent her a check for nanny services to be cashed. Police advised the woman not to cash the check.

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 6:08 p.m. by taking a theft report at the police station.

    Tuesday, June 2

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:06 p.m. An elderly man was transported to an area hospital.

    Police assisted the Buffalo, NY Police Department at 8:57 p.m. on a stolen vehicle case.

    Wednesday, June 8

    Police assisted a drunk man at 5:02 a.m. laying in the street near the intersection of East Main and North Chestnut streets. He was transported to a family member’s home to be cared for.

    A man on the 300 block of Northeast First Street reported at 9:41 a.m. someone damaged the post supporting his mailbox.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 11:17 a.m. A man was choking on food, but able to take in some air. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of Enterprise Drive and Hickory Boulevard was reported at 12:36 p.m. A vehicle was rear-ended at the stop sign.

    A woman at a business on the 200 block of North Meridian Street reported at 3:26 p.m. an attempted case of fraud.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of West State and North Eagle streets was reported at 4:14 p.m.

    Thursday, June 4

    Police stopped a vehicle at 1:49 a.m. near the intersection of South Walnut and Shea streets for a speeding violation. The driver was cited for speeding and a curfew violation.

    A man on the 700 block of South Meridian Street reported at 10:10 a.m. damage to the post supporting his mailbox.

    A person on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway called for medical help at 12:52 p.m. An elderly man was in shock. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 500 block of East Orchard Street reported at 8:03 p.m. an assault at Heritage Park. A boy was cited for disorderly conduct.

    While securing the restrooms at Union Square Park on the 400 block of West Prairie Street at 11:42 p.m., vandalism to the restrooms was discovered. Police are investigating.

    Friday, June 5

    Vandalism to the lights in the tunnel adjacent to Veterans Park below Highway 169 was reported at 8:28 a.m.

    A person on the 500 block of East Orchard Street reported at 3:36 p.m. boys drinking in the park. At 4:13 p.m., police found one of the boys on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive. He was in possession of alcohol and drugs. The boy was arrested and his parents notified.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 5:54 p.m. she and another woman were hit by water balloons thrown from passing vehicles. The balloons left welts on their skin.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Church Street reported at 7:31 p.m. A man was trying to hang himself from a tree. Police spoke with the man, who indicated he was simply trying to climb the tree. They found the man to be cheerful and friendly.

    A person on the 700 block of South Ash Street reported at 8 p.m. boys brawling at a park. A witness had cell phone images of the mayhem. One of the boys was cited for fighting.

    Saturday, June 6

    After stopping a vehicle at 12:24 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue for a failure to yield to oncoming traffic, police cited the driver and passenger of the vehicle stopped for curfew violations.

    A woman on the 900 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 1:25 a.m. An intoxicated man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 1:28 a.m.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of East Century Street and Hickory Boulevard at 1:24 a.m. after the driver crossed the fog line. The driver was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

    Police received a report at 11:34 a.m. of a person being bitten by a dog on the 200 block of South Meridian Street. While staff from Animal Control was evaluating the dog, the dog bit the person. The dog is under quarantine.

    A person on the 10700 block of West 225th Street called for medical help at 1:55 p.m. A man was suffering a seizure. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 9:20 p.m. someone egged, plastic wrapped and applied shaving cream to a vehicle.

    A woman on the 200 block of East Main Street reported at 10:58 p.m. an inebriated man. Police helped the man home so his family could take care of him.

    Sunday, June 7

    Sheriff’s deputies arrested the driver of a vehicle stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine trail around 4:20 a.m. for DWI.

    A person on the 700 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 6:22 a.m. A man suffering leg pain was transported to an area hospital.

     

     

     

     

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