Roseville/Bulletin police reports • Published March 11, 2018

Arden Hills

Animal kingdom

A person who lives in the 4600 block of Prior Avenue called the police March 6 because their neighbors, an 81-year-old man and a 76-year-old woman, apparently have eight cats and a dog at their home, exceeding the number of animals allowed in a house. Additionally, the caller alleged the couple takes trash and food waste from a nearby supper club to feed stray and wild animals, possible health and animal code violations.

 

Car prowler

A 43-year-old man told police March 5 that someone rummaged through his car overnight as it was parked in the 3900 block of Rolling Hills Road. Nothing was damaged and nothing seemed to be missing.

 

Short-lived heist

A 22-year-old Spring Lake Park man walked into the Perkins in the 3800 block of Lexington Avenue around 3:30 a.m. March 4 and ordered a cinnamon roll. The man handed the woman working the cash register some money and then reached into the till, grabbing all the cash but the $1 bills. The man ran to a nearby hotel, where deputies caught him as he entered a cab. The man was booked at the Ramsey County Jail facing charges of felony theft.


 

Falcon Heights

Bark bank

A good Samaritan called the police Feb. 28 to report a friendly dog hanging out near the entrance to a financial institution in the 2000 block of Larpenteur Avenue. A deputy tracked down the canine’s owner.

 

Leash laws?

Someone called the police the morning of March 2 to report a woman jogging with two unleashed dogs, a golden retriever and a smaller pup, near the intersection of Fairview and Larpenteur avenues.


 

Lauderdale

Arrests

Men in their 30s filled the Lauderdale police reports Feb. 19-25. A 33-year-old was arrested and cited Feb. 21 for driving with a suspended license and no proof of insurance at Eustis Street and Como Avenue. A 31-year-old stopped Feb. 24 at Idaho Avenue and Eustis was arrested and cited for driving with a suspended license, displaying license plates from another vehicle and expired registration. And a 37-year-old man stopped at Larpenteur Avenue and Highway 280 Feb. 24 was arrested and cited for driving with a revoked license, having no insurance and for failure to transfer the title of his vehicle.

 

Helping hand

An intoxicated 31-year-old man was seen stumbling down the road at Larpenteur Avenue and Highway 280 Feb. 25 so an officer picked him up and gave him a ride home.


 

Little Canada

Thefts

A 33-year-old woman told police March 5 that someone had smashed a window on her car as it was parked overnight in the 100 block of Yorkton Ridge. Her purse and credit card were stolen, amassing fraudulent charges of $1,436.

A 22-year-old woman told police March 3 that someone had entered her unlocked garage located in the 300 block of Labore Road, smashed a window on her car and stolen her gym bag and a wireless speaker, a $195 loss, while causing $500 worth of damage to the car.

 

Robbery

A 61-year-old man was biking on Marketplace Drive at Rice Street the evening of Feb. 28 when he was approached by five men who told him to give them money or be hurt. The man gave them the $2 in change he had on him as well as the $600 bike that he’d borrowed from his friend. He was unharmed.


 

Mounds View

Accident to DWI

Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash Feb. 24 in the 2400 block of Mounds View Boulevard. After investigating the crash, they arrested a 28-year-old Minneapolis man for second-degree DWI test refusal, along with third-degree DWI.

 

Suspicious vehicle to DWI

Officers headed to the 2700 block of Mounds View Boulevard early in the morning of Feb. 24 on a report of a suspicious vehicle. They ended up arresting the driver of said suspicious vehicle, a 20-year-old Minneapolis man, for fourth-degree DWI, underage DWI and underage consumption.


 

New Brighton

Get that bread

Sometime overnight into March 2, someone opened the door of an unlocked car parked in the 1400 block of Silver Lake Road and stole $500 cash that was stashed in the center console beneath a loaf of bread, per the 39-year-old woman who owns the car.

 

Stolen car

A 78-year-old woman reported the theft of her brown Pontiac Grand Prix from the 1000 block of Piper Drive. The theft happened sometime between Feb. 28 and March 6.

 

Theft

A 78-year-old man told police March 5 that someone got into his storage unit located in the 200 block of Fifth Street NW and stole his $1,500 Holton tuba, a $300 Alvarez steel-string guitar and a $100 oak instrument case.


 

Shoreview

Arrest

Deputies arrested a 31-year-old woman the night of March 5 and booked her at the Ramsey County Jail after she refused to leave the lobby of apartments in the 3500 block of Owasso Street. She had two outstanding warrants and was also in possession of suspected heroin or methamphetamine.

 

Drugs

A mother called the police March 5 to report the suspected theft of her daughter’s Ritalin twice in the past couple months by the 38-year-old New Brighton woman who cleans the family’s house.

 

Take valuables out of the car

A 27-year-old woman told police March 3 someone broke into her car overnight as it was parked in the 3400 block of Kent Street and stole her laptop, Bluetooth speaker and wallet. Though there was no damage to the car, she insisted it had been locked. One of her credit cards was used eight times to the tune of $930 at Roseville stores, so the sheriff’s department turned the case over to Roseville PD.


 

St. Anthony

DWIs

Police stopped a 22-year-old Minneapolis woman Feb. 24 at Silver Lake Road and 39th Avenue. Officers suspected she’d been drinking but she refused to take a breath test — she was booked at the Hennepin County Jail for second-degree DWI and second-degree DWI test refusal.

A 19-year-old woman stopped in the 2200 block of St. Anthony Boulevard Feb. 24 was arrested and cited for underage drinking and driving, an open bottle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police stopped a 60-year-old Minneapolis man at 33rd Avenue and Stinson Boulevard Feb. 24 and arrested him for second-degree DWI. He’d blown a .16 blood alcohol concentration and was also driving with a revoked license; he was booked at the Hennepin County Jail.

 

Drunk at Cub

Police received a call Feb. 20 about an intoxiated man at the Cub Foods in the 3900 block of Silver Lake Road harassing customers. Officers found the man, identified as a 34-year-old, and brought him to the bus stop.

 

Stolen booze

A man left the municipal liquor store in the 2600 block of 39th Avenue Feb. 21 without paying for a bottle of liquor; officers tracked him down and identified him as a 39-year-old man. Initially, he denied the theft, but eventually agreed to pay for the bottle. Store management declined to press charges but the man is banned from both St. Anthony municipal liquor stores.

 

Theft

An employee at the plumbing business in the 3900 block of Foss Road told police Feb. 20 that two company trucks had been broken into, each with a smashed window, causing a total of $900 each. The owner of the business told police some $3,000 or more worth of equipment was stolen from the trucks, including a press tool.

 

Threats

An employee at the Caribou Coffee in the 2700 block of 39th Avenue told police a man threated her after she asked him to leave the business Feb. 19. Officers checked the area but did not find him.


 

Roseville

Assault

Assaults were reported:

• March 5 in the 3000 block of Lexington Avenue

 

Burglary

Burglaries were reported:

• March 5 in the 1900 block of Ryan Avenue

 

Theft

Thefts were reported:

• March 5 at Rosedale Center

 

Thefts from auto were reported:

• March 5 at Rice Kindercare

• March 5 at Goodwill on Cleveland Avenue

 

Shoplifting was reported:

• March 5 at Walmart

 

Disorderly Conduct

Disorderly conduct was reported:

• March 5 at Norwood Inn & Suites

• March 5 at Radisson Hotel

• March 5 at Guitar Center

• March 5 at Motel 6

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