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  • Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:11 PM

    The week of April 18-24,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, April 18

    A person on the 900 block of Ivy Hills Road called for medical help at 8:52 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person at a school on the 200 block of South Market Street called for medical help at 1:11 p.m. A parent transported a child to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, April 19

    After a person at a business on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane called police at 11:20 a.m., an officer issued a no-trespassing warning to a woman. The warning is valid for one year.

    Police assisted school staff on the 300 block of South Market Street at 11:39 a.m. with the recovery of a runaway student. The child was returned to school and a parent notified.

    Police stopped a vehicle with a non-functioning brake light at 2:15 p.m. on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive. A woman was cited for driving without a valid Minnesota license and driven back to her house.

    Wednesday, April 20

    Police assisted state troopers at 7:46 a.m. with a personal-injury rollover crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard. Minor injuries were reported.

    A child on the 200 block of South Market Street was cited for disorderly conduct at 11:15 a.m. after making threats toward the school.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 9:16 p.m. A woman suffering a diabetic reaction was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, April 21

    A man on the 200 block of South Walnut Street was arrested at 6:43 p.m. on an outstanding warrant citing a parole violation.

    Friday, April 22

    A woman on the 300 block of West Church Street called for medical help at 6:37 a.m. A male suffering post-surgery complications was transported to an area hospital.

    A man near the intersection of East Forest and North Walnut streets called for police and firefighters at 7:10 a.m. after a construction crew hit a 2-inch gas line. A nearby house was evacuated. The gas company and firefighters assisted with repairing the line.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of East Court and North Chestnut streets was reported at 3:10 p.m. Both vehicles were towed.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of North Cedar and East Main streets was reported at 4:31 p.m. The driver of one vehicle rear-ended the other.

    Saturday, April 23

    A vehicle was stopped at 3 a.m. on North Walnut Street near the city limit for a speeding violation. The driver was also cited for driving with an open bottle.

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 1:09 p.m. the theft of cash from a letter mailed to him.

    A vehicle was stopped for a moving violation near the intersection of East Commerce Drive and South Cedar Street at 10:13 p.m. The driver was also cited for driving without a valid license and possession of marijuana. The vehicle was impounded.

    Sunday, April 24

    An inebriated man was found at 2:34 a.m. sleeping in the entrance to an apartment on the 200 block of West State Street. He was transported home.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:44 p.m. A woman was not feeling well.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:15 a.m. A man was feeling lightheaded and dizzy. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of South Meridian Street reported at 1:31 p.m.  an assault.

    At 2:41 p.m., a woman on the 300 block of East Court Street called for medical help. A man suffering breathing difficulty was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:00 AM

    The week of April 18-24, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Wednesday, April 20

    Firefighters responded at 7:47 a.m. to a single-vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard. Minor injuries were reported.

    Friday, April 22

    Firefighters were dispatched at 7:12 a.m. to a gas leak near the intersection of East Forest and North Walnut streets. They secured the area until a crew from Centerpoint Energy arrived.

  • Friday, April 15, 2016 1:13 PM

    The week of April 4-10,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, April 4

    An officer escorted a boy out of the school on the 200 block of South Market Street at 10:32 a.m. because he was causing a disturbance.

    Police assisted Shakopee police on the 200 block of East Orchard Street at 1:39 p.m. with a search warrant.

    A man at a business on the 900 block of East Main Street reported at 1:56 p.m. someone trying to pass a bad check. Police investigated. No one is out any money at this time.

    A Jordan man stopped on the 300 block of South Meridian Street at 7:34 p.m. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of East Commerce Drive and Walnut Street at 10:25 p.m. because a taillight was not working. The driver was taken into custody on outstanding arrest warrants.

    Tuesday, April 5

    A woman on the 1000 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 12:49 p.m. a hit-and-run crash. The crash occurred a few days ago while she was shopping.

    Wednesday, April 6

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of North Linden and East Main streets at 10:20 a.m. for running a red light, reckless driving and speeding. The driver was also cited for driving with a cancelled license.

    A woman on the 300 block of East Main Street reported an attempted case of fraud. She said someone called claiming to work for the IRS.

    Thursday, April 7

    Having been warned several times, a man on the 300 block of North Cedar Street was cited for allowing his dog to roam the area unrestrained. An officer found the loose dog at 9:48 a.m.

    A woman on the 200 block of West State Street was cited at 6:54 p.m. for disorderly conduct.

    A man on the 900 block of Prairie Oak Drive called for medical help at 9:39 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, April 8

    Two vehicles were cited and ordered towed at 2:49 a.m. for illegal parking during downtown street cleaning.

    A man on the 400 block of East Main Street reported at 7:58 a.m. suffering chest pain. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A gas line break on the 800 block of East Court Street was reported at 1:06 p.m.

    A woman on the 900 block of East Main Street reported at 5:49 p.m. a woman possibly purchasing alcohol for underage consumers.

    Saturday, April 9

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street reported at 12:48 a.m. a person on parole drinking. The person was restricted from alcohol consumption. An arrest warrant was issued and the parolee taken into custody.

    A vehicle was stopped at 4:27 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and German Road for a headlight out. The driver was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 1:46 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Friday, April 15, 2016 1:12 PM

    The week of April 4-10, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Friday, April 8

    Firefighters were dispatched at 1:07 p.m. to a report of a broken gas line on the 800 block of East Court Street. The line was severed by a contractor working on a street project. CenterPoint Energy was notified for  repairs to the line.

  • Wednesday, April 06, 2016 9:49 AM

    The week of March 28-April 3,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, March 28

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Market and West Park streets at 3:13 p.m. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license and driving with no proof of insurance.

    Tuesday, March 29

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 12:13 p.m. an assault. A customer was arguing with an employee at the drive-thru window over the price of food when the customer grabbed the employee and pulled her toward the car. The employee suffered minor injuries. Police are investigating.

    At the request of a person on the 700 block of East Enterprise Drive at 6:56 p.m., police renewed a no-trespassing order. The order is good for a year.

    A woman on the 700 block of West Forest Street reported at 10:08 p.m. unwanted guests in her house. Police spoke with the unwanted guests.

    Thursday, March 31

    A man on the 800 block of West Main Street reported at 10:43 a.m. an unsuccessful attempt by scammers claiming to work for the IRS.

    A man on the 900 block of Lacy Court reported at 11:39 a.m. an unsuccessful attempt by scammers claiming to work for the IRS.

    An employee at a business on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane reported at 4:01 p.m. a possibly intoxicated customer. The officer found the man walking on the street a block away carrying an open beer can. The man was cited for carrying an open beer on the street. The can’s content was poured out.

    Friday, April 1

    A vehicle was cited at 3:26 a.m. and towed for overnight parking violations during downtown street cleaning.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 11:50 a.m. on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was cited for driving with a revoked license. The driver was told to notify the vehicle’s owner of the expired license plate tabs.

    Sunday, April 3

    At 3:20 a.m., police removed an unwanted guest who could not take care of himself from a residence on the 200 block of West State Street.

    A man on the 500 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:51 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 600 block of Butler Drive reported at 12:14 p.m. someone left broken eggs on her driveway and in the street. No property was damaged.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 7:29 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 11:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016 9:53 AM

    The week of March 21-27,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, March 21

    A woman on the 100 block of Sunset Lane reported at noon receiving fraud information. Her credit card company notified her by mail about her purchase of an automobile. The dealership said its staff incorrectly charged the purchase to the woman’s credit card because they have two clients with the same last name.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Main Street at 2:42 p.m. for a cracked windshield. The driver was cited for driving without a license and without proof of insurance. While talking with the officer, drug paraphernalia fell out of the driver’s pocket. The driver was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and a small amount of marijuana.

    A man on the 1000 block of West Court Street reported at 3:57 p.m. illegal dumping. Someone placed a commode in the middle of the circle on his block. The toilet was moved and public works notified.

    A man on the 800 block of East Main Street reported at 6:40 p.m. he purchased speakers from an unknown man. The speakers turned out to be broken.

    Tuesday, March 22

    A person using the drive-thru lane at a business on the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive was cited for disorderly conduct at 7:44 a.m.

    Wednesday, March 23

    Police assisted county sheriff’s deputies at 12:10 a.m. with a traffic stop near the intersection of West 230th Street and South Hickory Boulevard. Three children were cited for curfew violations.

    Police assisted state troopers at 8:46 a.m. with a report of a semi in the ditch along the 600 block of East Commerce Drive.

    A woman on the 600 block of East South Street called for medical help at 3:01 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, March 24

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 12:16 a.m. A woman needed help but was not transported.

    At 2:22 a.m., police had written a dozen snowbird citations for vehicles illegally parked during snow removal.

    A man on near the intersection of East South and Maple Street reported at 2:29 a.m. a property-damage crash. A light pole had been hit, likely because of road conditions.

    A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 3:37 p.m. a domestic dispute between a man and a woman. Officers determined both appeared to be at fault. The case is being reviewed for possible charges.

    A woman near the intersection of South Elk and West Park streets called for medical help at 5:47 p.m. Police and paramedics found a man on the ground on the 200 block of South Elk Street. Through investigation, they learned the man had driven home while inebriated and fell to the ground while attempting to walk to the house. He was arrested for fourth-degree DWI and third-degree refusal to submit to a test.

    A man on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:20 p.m. A man fell and hit his head. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, March 25

    A person on the 300 block of East Prairie Street called for medical help at 7:49 a.m. Her son transported her to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of South Eagle Street reported someone filed a tax return using his name and social security number. He is working with the IRS on the issue.

    Saturday, March 26

    A person on the 500 block of South Ash Street called for medical help at 10:41 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, March 27

    A woman on the 900 block of Cobblestone Lane reported at 10:31 a.m. someone had gone through two unlocked vehicles overnight. Nothing of importance was taken.

     
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:33 AM

    The week of March 14-20, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Tuesday, March 15

    Firefighters assisted at 7:13 a.m. with a call for medical help from a person on the 900 block of Park Drive. A man was not breathing. Firefighters and police assisted with CPR. The man passed away.

    Friday, March 18

    Firefighters responded at 9:30 p.m. to a report of strong odors on the 200 block of South Ash Street. A person was using brake cleaner in the basement. Firefighters used positive ventilation to clear the building.

    Saturday, March 19

    Firefighters were dispatched at 7:46 a.m. to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 169 near its intersection with Park Drive in St. Lawrence Township. Firefighters were canceled en route.

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:33 AM

    The week of March 14-20,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, March 14

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:39 a.m. A man suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported a hit-and-run property-damage crash at 1:42 p.m.

    Police assisted county sheriff’s deputies near the intersection of East Orchard and South Chestnut streets at 3:17 p.m. After a traffic stop, a man was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant from Dakota County. A woman was jailed for drug possession.

    A member of the BPHS staff reported at 5:02 p.m. a man cursing and yelling at school staff on the 200 block of South Market Street. Police are investigating.

    Tuesday, March 15

    A man pulled over at 12:43 a.m. on East Main Street near the city limits for speeding was cited for driving after license revocation and warned of driving too fast. A passenger with a valid license drove the vehicle away from the traffic stop.

    Police responded at 7:12 a.m. to a report of a deceased male on the 900 block of Park Drive.

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies at 8:25 a.m. in the execution of a search warrant at a house on the 200 block of South Elm Street. Methamphetamines  were found in the house. A woman is facing drug charges.

    Police executed a search warrant at a house on the 1000 block of South Chestnut Street at 4:13 p.m. Two people were charged with fifth-degree drug possession.

    Wednesday, March 16

    A man on the 400 block of East Main Street reported at 8:56 a.m. a possible violation of a court-issued restraining order that occurred last July. The county attorney will review a report for possible charges.

    A man on the 500 block of West Forest Street was arrested for a probation violation. Police were dispatched at 8:59 a.m. to a report of a verbal domestic dispute and found the person had been drinking. The man’s probation included a prohibition on alcohol consumption.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 11:27 a.m. A woman suffering chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, March 17

    A woman on the 900 block of Sunrise Lane reported at 10:36 a.m. Someone in Washington had made fraudulent charges to her credit card. The card company reimbursed the funds and issued her a new credit card.

    A Belle Plaine officer working in Helena Township stopped a vehicle near the intersection of West 260th Street and Helena Boulevard at 10:37 p.m. after the driver ran two stop signs. The driver was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Friday, March 18

    Police brought three drug-sniffing canines from Sibley, Carver and Dakota counties to BPHS at 8:49 a.m. for a random search. Nothing was found.

    A woman in Belle Plaine reported at 10:16 p.m. her daughter had been assaulted. Investigation confirmed the assault and a man was charged with misdemeanor domestic assault. An alert has been sent out for his arrest.

    Saturday, March 19

    A woman on the 1000 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 10:05 a.m. receiving a scam telephone call.

    Police were notified at 2:11 p.m. of a possible ordinance violation on the 300 block of North Cedar Street. The city is investigating.

    Sunday, March 20

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 12:20 a.m. A man was hurt in a fall. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman near the intersection of West Forest and North Meridian streets called for medical help at 3:45 p.m. after a boy fell into ravine and suffered a cut on his jaw. His parents transported the boy to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Elm Street called for medical help at 4:14 p.m. A woman was suffering an accelerated heart rate. She was transported to an area hospital.

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9:25 AM

    The week of March 7-13, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Monday, March 7

    At 6:59 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a single-vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of county roads 11 and 28 in Derrynane Township. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, March 9

    Firefighters were dispatched to a two-vehicle personal-injury crash at 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of county roads 1 and 6 in Blakeley village. The injuries were minor and nobody was transported.

    Thursday, March 10

    Firefighters responded at 7:21 a.m. to a report of a burning smell on the 700 block of West Forest Street. They used a thermal imaging camera to search residence but found no fire.

    Saturday, March 12

    At 3:50 p.m., firefighters responded to a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 25 and County Road 40 in San Francisco Township. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, March 13

    At 9:15 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 100 block of North Meridian Street. Someone smelled burning plastic. Firefighters searched the building with thermal imaging camera but found no fire.

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9:24 AM

    Street at 1:52 a.m. was cited for a curfew violation and transported home.

    A person on the 300 block of South Elm Street called for medical help at 10:51 a.m. An inebriated woman needed assistance. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A vehicle was pulled over near the intersection of North Elk and West Main streets at 10:54 a.m. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation and driving without proof of insurance. She was also arrested on two outstanding warrants.

    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street reported at 6:06 p.m. the overnight theft of change from a vehicle.

    A woman on the 200 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 8:55 p.m. A man passed out. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 11:12 p.m. An inebriated man trying to walk home was found lying in street with a head wound. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, March 11

    A woman on the 100 block of North Aspen Street reported at 12:37 a.m. receiving threatening text messages. Police investigated. The messages turned out to be her son’s idea of a prank.

    Saturday, March 12

    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 11:15 a.m. after a woman fainted. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person near the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets called for medical help at 1:31 p.m. after a young boy passed out. The boy’s parents reportedly transported him to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane called for medical help at 4:07 p.m. after a woman reportedly collapsed twice in the store.

    A person near the intersection of East Church and North Meridian streets called for medical help at 4:30 p.m. An intoxicated woman fell and hit her head. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:24 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man near the intersection of East Orchard Street and South Hickory Boulevard reported at 6:17 p.m. an inebriated person.

    A man on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 6:36 p.m. a brawl. All the combatants were intoxicated. A sober person drove one injured person home.

    A person on the 500 block of West Forest Street called for medical help at 8:17 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 8:55 p.m. two women fighting. Police are reviewing information for possible charges of disorderly conduct and brawling.

    Sunday, March 13

    A man on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 10:51 a.m. A woman suffering stomach pain was transported to an area hospital.

  • Wednesday, March 09, 2016 12:06 PM

    The week of Feb. 29-March 6,  Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Feb. 29

    A person near the intersection of West State and North Hazel streets reported at 6:43 p.m. the driver of a truck with loud mufflers takes off from stop signs excessively fast. The driver was identified and his guardians notified that future complaints would result in a citation.

    Tuesday, March 1

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 8:23 a.m. near the intersection of South Elk and West Prairie streets was cited for driving after license revocation and no proof of insurance.

    A person on the 100 block of South Elm Street called for medical help at 3:21 p.m. A man fell at cut his head. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, March 2

    A man on the 200 block of West Main Street reported at 8:06 a.m. an overnight burglary. The safe was broken into and money stolen. Police are investigating.

    Thursday, March 3

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 12:14 a.m. A woman fell and hurt her hip. She was transported to an area hospital.

    Police assisted school staff on the 1100 block of West Commerce Drive at 8:09 a.m. A student was attempting an unscheduled departure.

    At 11:18 p.m., a woman on the 800 block of West Church Street called for medical help. A man was having difficulty breathing. He was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, March 4

    A woman on the 100 block of North Linden reported at 9:26 a.m. an overnight hit-and-run crash.

    An officer escorted a student on the 200 block of South Market Street out of the building at 9:57 a.m. for causing a disturbance in a classroom.

    A man on the 300 block of North Grove Street was arrested at 10:36 a.m. on an outstanding warrant.

    A man was stopped near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Enterprise Drive at 2:02 p.m. for driving without a seatbelt. The driver was also cited for driving after license revocation.

    A woman on the 800 block of East Forest Street reported at 10:04 p.m. someone was banging on her windows. A group of children was warned about the inappropriate behavior.

    Saturday, March 5

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 12:45 a.m. a man passed out in a downtown establishment and was barely responsive. He was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 5:13 p.m. being taken advantage of financially.  Police will discuss the issue with the man’s caseworker.

    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 9:37 p.m. a domestic assault. The suspect left before police arrived. An alert for his arrest was issued.

    Sunday, March 6

    A person on the 900 block of Park Drive called for medical help at 12:58 a.m. A man suffered a head injury trying to free a cat stuck in a ravine. The man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 10:10 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

  • Wednesday, March 09, 2016 12:05 PM

    The week of Feb. 29-March 6, Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the calls that included:

    Friday, March 4

    Firefighters responded at  12:37 a.m. to a single-vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Highway 25 and County Road 14 in Faxon Township. One person was transported to an area  hospital.

    Sunday, March 6

    Firefighters were dispatched  at 3:26 p.m. to a grass fire on the 17400 block of  263rd Street in Blakeley Township.

  • Wednesday, March 02, 2016 10:41 AM

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

     

    Monday, Feb. 22

    A boy on the 200 block of South Market Street was cited at 10:54 for possession of tobacco.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Park and Willow streets at 3:33 p.m. The driver was cited for driving a vehicle with the wrong license plates on them. The license plates were confiscated and placed into evidence.

    A person on the 600 block of East Forest Street called for medical help at 4:04 p.m. A woman suffering chest pains was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 4:48 p.m. a violation of a court-issued order for protection.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 9:01 p.m. a person leaving the store without paying for groceries.

    Tuesday, Feb. 23

    At 9:30 a.m., police received arrest warrant information on a Belle Plaine resident.

    A man on the 200 block of North Willow Street reported at 9:58 a.m. receiving a scam telephone call. He received a call from someone claiming to work for a utility service stating he was behind on his bill. The man was directed to call a phone number to pay the bill or his power would be shut off.

    A property-damage crash on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 11:06 a.m. A car pulled into a lane of traffic. The driver told police a semi blocked his vision.

    A man on the 200 block of Park Street was arrested at 1:12 p.m. on a parole violation.

    Wednesday, Feb. 24

    A person on the 700 block of Butler Drive called for medical help at 7:16 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street called for medical help at 8:39 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 300 block of East Evergreen Street was cited at 10:16 a.m. for expired registration and parking violations.

    Thursday, Feb. 25

    A woman stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and Hickory Boulevard at 10:55 a.m. was cited for driving after license revocation. The vehicle’s owner was cited for expired registration.

    A person on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway called for medical help at 12:26 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A boy on the 200 block of South Market Street was cited at 1:42 p.m. for disorderly conduct.

    Friday, Feb. 26

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 11:34 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Feb. 27

    A woman on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane reported at 3:49 p.m. a hit-and-run crash. A man was later located and cited for leaving the scene of a crash.

    A woman on the 100 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 11:58 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Feb. 28

    A person on the 800 block of South Maple Street reported at 1:52 a.m. a house had been egged.

    A man on the 100 block of West State Street called for medical help at 10:11 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 10:23 a.m. two women trying to knowingly pay for items with a bad check. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 200 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 2:46 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 10:16 p.m. near the intersection of West State and North Willow streets for a traffic violation was cited for driving with a suspended license.

     
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016 9:58 AM

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

     

    Monday, Feb. 15

    Police stopped a vehicle at 11:02 a.m. near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Main Street because the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

    A single-vehicle property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue was reported at 11:48 a.m. While removing her coat, the driver lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a ditch. She was cited for failing to drive with due care.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of South Hickory Boulevard and East Main Street at 2:39 p.m. The driver was cited for driving after license revocation and driving without proof of insurance. The vehicle was towed and the driver dropped off at work.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 3:41 p.m. near the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and Laredo Street was cited for driving after license cancellation. The vehicle’s plates were destroyed and the vehicle impounded.

    Tuesday, Feb. 16

    A two-vehicle crash on Highway 169 near its intersection with Old Highway 169 Boulevard was reported at 7:23 a.m.

    An officer spoke with two children on the 200 block of South Market Street at 10:59 a.m. regarding threats they were making via social media.

    Police assisted sheriff’s deputies on the 700 block of South Meridian Street at 9:33 p.m. A vehicle was in a snow bank. Drugs and drug paraphernalia were found in the vehicle. The driver was cited.

    At 10:54 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane because it had one stoplight out. The driver was cited for driving without insurance and with an expired registration. The driver was arrested on two outstanding warrants.

    Wednesday, Feb. 17

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 1:39 p.m. near the intersection of West Main and North Market streets with an ignition interlock system was cited for violating the system.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 2:32 p.m. a theft.

    A vehicle was stopped on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane at 2:20 p.m. because the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver was arrested for third-degree DWI. Both passengers were arrested for drug possession. The vehicle will be forfeited.

    A person on the 900 block of South Cedar Street asked police at 5:42 p.m. for additional patrols in the area. Someone is dumping rubbish in her yard.

    Thursday, Feb. 18

    A person on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway called for medical help at 12:50 a.m. A woman with chest pain was transported to an area hospital.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of North Cedar and East State streets at 9:53 a.m. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.

    A vehicle was stopped on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane at 1:08 p.m. because its license plate tabs were expired. The driver was also cited for driving after license revocation.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and Old Highway 169 Boulevard at 2:50 p.m. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license. The driver and passengers were arrested for drug possession.

    Friday, Feb. 19

    A woman on the 200 block of South Willow Street reported to police at 3:08 p.m. someone claiming to be from Microsoft accessed her computer remotely. She was advised to monitor her accounts and personal  information and have her computer serviced.

    A woman on the 1000 block of east Enterprise Drive reported a hit-and-run crash at 4:32  p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 20

    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 2:27 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital after spilling boiling water on herself.

    A person on the 200 block of South Elm Street reported at 6:12 p.m. a violation of a court-issued order for protection. A man was arrested for the violation and also on an outstanding warrant.

    A person on the 600 of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:55 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Feb. 21

    A vehicle was stopped for speeding and lane violations at 2:01 a.m. near the intersection of East Park and South Meridian streets. The driver was arrested for DWI and possession of marijuana. The vehicle was impounded.

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016 9:57 AM

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

    Monday, Feb. 15

    Firefighters responded at 11:51 a.m. to a report of a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Avenue. They were cancelled en route.

    Tuesday, Feb. 16

    Firefighters were dispatched at 7:25 a.m. to a report of a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard. They provided care to a person with non-life-threatening injuries and traffic control. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    At 3:39 p.m., firefighters responded to a request for mutual aid from Cologne firefighters on the 7400 block of Dahlgren Road in Dahlgren Township. They provided additional manpower.

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