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Cottage Grove police reports for Aug. 14

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Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

Recently reported criminal activity in Cottage Grove:

Drugs

A Newport man was arrested on alleged drug possession following a reported fight. Police were called Aug. 6 to the 7800 block of Hemingway Avenue. Miguel A. Cabrera, 26, was arrested on suspicion of terroristic threats, fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine and an outstanding warrant. Cabrera allegedly pulled a knife to scare a victim in a fight, according to the report. He was booked into the Washington County jail.

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Property damage

 A woman called police Aug. 1 to report that a bicyclist ran into her car parked in the 8700 block of Janero Avenue, damaging a mirror.

Suspicious situation

A Cottage Grove man called police Aug. 1 after he found a bullet hole on the outside of his home in the 11000 block of Kingsborough Trail. The man later found a bullet hole in a hallway in the home. It’s not known how it happened.

A 23-year-old West St. Paul man was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana after police were called shortly before midnight Aug. 1 to check on a suspicious vehicle parked on Highland Hills Lane.

Burglary

A Cottage Grove resident reported Aug. 2 that a detached garage was burglarized in the 10000 block of Grey Cloud Trail. A bike valued at $500 and a gas can were stolen. There are no suspects.

Theft

A 27-year-old Newport woman was cited for shoplifting July 31 at Walmart, 9300 East Point Douglas Road. A 31-year-old Cottage Grove man was ticketed for shoplifting at Walmart later that day.

A 18-year-old Cottage Grove man was cited for theft July 31 at Holiday, 8101 Hadley Avenue.

Cub Foods, 8690 East point Douglas Road, reported that someone left the store without paying for $100 worth of groceries.

SuperAmerica, 7033 Jorgensen Lane, reported a $50 gas drive-off Aug. 2. The gas station reported a $5 gas drive-off the next day.

Holiday gas station, 8101 Hadley Ave., reported a $40 gas drive-off Aug. 3.

Holiday gas station, 8101 Hadley Ave., reported a $26 gas drive-off Aug. 3. Police learned that the license plate of the suspect vehicle did not match the registered vehicle. The vehicle’s registered owner was contacted, and she said several police departments had contacted her about the vehicle being used in gas drive-offs. The case was referred to the Lakeville Police Department.

Holiday gas station, 8101 Hadley Ave., reported a $45 gas drive-off Aug. 4.

A Cottage Grove woman reported Aug. 4 that some outgoing mail was stolen from her mailbox in the 6400 block of Hearthstone Avenue.

A 50-year-old Hastings woman was cited for shoplifting Aug. 5 at Walmart, 9300 East Point Douglas Road.

A 17-year-old Cottage Grove girl was referred to the Youth Service Bureau for theft Aug. 5 at Kohl’s, 7990 Hardwood Ave.

BP gas station, 8490 East Point Douglas Road, reported Aug. 5 that three Wisconsin travel atlases ($64) were stolen. No suspects.

A 30-year-old Prescott, Wis., woman was cited Aug. 6 for shoplifting, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at Target, 8655 East Point Douglas Road.

Police were called to Target, 8655 East Point Douglas Road, after a male suspect left the store without paying for six cans of compressed air. The suspect was identified and charges were pending.

A 53-year-old St. Paul woman was cited for shoplifting Aug. 6 at Walmart, 9300 East Point Douglas Road. Later that day, a 49-year-old St. Paul Park man was cited for theft at the store.

Vandalism

Police received a report Aug. 3 that Grey Cloud Elementary School, 9525 Indian Blvd., had been vandalized. There was graffiti on the outside of the building and on playground slides.

Park violation

A police officer on routine patrol after 11 p.m. Aug. 6 found two people undressed in a vehicle parked at Pine Tree Pond Park, 8300 Isleton Court. The people were told to get dressed and leave the park, since they were there after the park had closed.

 
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