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Cottage Grove police reports for June 19

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Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

Recent criminal activity reported in Cottage Grove:

Property damage

A Cottage Grove resident reported May 25 that a mailbox and post were damaged in the 7200 block of Innsdale Avenue. Damage: $50.

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A Cottage Grove resident reported May 26 that a landscape rock was thrown through the windshield of a vehicle in the 7900 block of Jeffery Avenue.

A Cottage Grove resident reported May 26 that a small bullet hole, likely from a BB, was found in the front window of a home in the 7200 block of Hidden Valley Lane.

Three people were cited following an early morning disturbance outside Walmart. Police were called about 4:45 a.m. May 27 to the store at 9300 East Point Douglas Road for a property damage report. A 29-year-old St. Paul man was cited for criminal damage to property. A 41-year-old Cottage Grove man was cited for criminal damage to property. A 20-year-old St. Paul Park woman was ticketed for disorderly conduct.

A 13-year-old Cottage Grove boy was referred to the Youth Service Bureau for damage to property after a Woodbury woman reported June 2 that her vehicle was keyed while parked at Peter Thompson Park, 6327 Highland Hills Blvd.

Theft

A Cottage Grove man reported May 18 that medication was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 7700 block of Ideal Avenue.

A 13-year-old Cottage Grove boy was referred to the Youth Service Bureau for theft following a shoplifting incident May 18 at Target, 8655 East Point Douglas Road.

A Cottage Grove woman reported May 19 that a handgun was stolen from her home in the 6600 block of Pine Crest Trail.

SuperAmerica, 7033 Jorgensen Lane, reported a $41 gas drive-off May 19.

Target, 8655 East Point Douglas Road, reported a theft May 19. Two 13-year-old Cottage Grove boys were referred to the Youth Service Bureau and given 16 hours of community service for theft. They were stealing merchandise and selling it to school classmates, according to police.

Two 16-year-old Cottage Grove males were referred to the Youth Service Bureau for theft following a shoplifting incident May 19 at Target, 8655 East Point Douglas Road. One teen also was referred for possession of drug paraphernalia.

SuperAmerica, 7162 East Point Douglas Road, reported a $51 gas drive-off May 20.

Police received a report May 22 that a pair of binoculars were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 8400 block of Jeffery Avenue. Loss: $345.

A Cottage Grove male reported May 22 that an iPad ($499) was stolen at Park High School, 8040 80th St.

A Cottage Grove woman reported May 23 that two packages she expected at her home never arrived. She suspected they were stolen from her home in the 9400 block of Jeffery Avenue.

Walmart, 9300 East Point Douglas Road, reported a theft May 23. Merchandise totaling $377 was stolen. The male suspect, a 29-year-old South St. Paul man, dropped his wallet as he left the store. Police planned to charge him with theft.

A 47-year-old Hudson, Wis., man was cited for theft after a shoplifting incident May 24 at Kohl’s, 7990 Hardwood Ave.

Two 20-year-old Hastings women were cited for shoplifting May 25 at Kohl’s, 7990 Hardwood Ave.

A 44-year-old Prescott man is expected to be charged with felony theft in connection with three separate incidents in which a total of $1,190 worth of electronics merchandise was stolen from Target, 8655 East Point Douglas Road. The latest theft was reported May 26.

Target, 8655 East Point Douglas Road, reported a theft May 27. A 49-year-old Cottage Grove woman was cited for theft.

Target, 8655 East Point Douglas Road, reported a theft May 28. A 13-year-old Cottage Grove male will be charged with gross-misdemeanor theft after police said he stole roughly $700 in trading cards.

Walmart, 9300 East Point Douglas Road, reported a theft May 28. A male suspect stole a bin full of merchandise ($489) and left through a set of fire doors. No arrest.

An Eagan woman reported May 28 that a vehicle was broken into while parked at River Oaks Golf Course, 11099 Highway 61. A wallet valued at $110 was stolen.

A Cottage Grove man reported May 29 that jewelry valued at $2,200 was stolen from a home in the 8000 block of Ingleside Avenue. There was a possible suspect.

A Lino Lakes woman reported May 31 that someone stole cash and credit cards totaling $100 from her unlocked vehicle at Hope Glen Farm, 10276 East Point Douglas Road.

A Hastings man reported May 31 that his cellphone was stolen at BP gas station, 8490 East Point Douglas Road.

A Woodbury woman reported May 30 that her daughter’s iPad ($499) was stolen at Park High School, 8040 80th St.

Intoxication

Police cited a 29-year-old Cottage Grove man for public drinking May 30 after he was found consuming alcohol on a sidewalk outside MGM Liquor, 7240 East Point Douglas Road.

Suspicious activity

A 56-year-old Brooklyn Park man was arrested May 29 after he had knocked on the door of a home in the 6000 block of Summit Curve around midnight, claiming he was a police officer. He was cited for disorderly conduct and transported to a detox facility.

False information

A 29-year-old man with no permanent address was arrested for giving a false name to police following a reported road rage incident May 30 at 80th Street and Highway 61.

Underage consumption

A 17-year-old Cottage Grove male was cited for underage consumption after police were called at 2 a.m. May 31 to a home in the 8800 block of Indian Boulevard for a reported noise complaint.

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