St. Paul Park police reportsRecent police activity in St. Paul Park include theft, property damage and an accident.
By: Scott Wente, South Washington County Bulletin
James R. Cerney, Grey Cloud Island Township, was arrested Sept. 11 for allegedly stealing five aluminum cabinets ($1,000 total) from Supermom’s Bakery, 625 Second St. Officers allegedly found Cerney unloading the cabinets in a property next to his yard, according to the police report.
A Cottage Grove man reported Sept. 10 that his pig cooker was stolen from the American Legion Post 98, 328 Broadway Ave. The cooker was later recovered, but the man refused to provide more details to police.
A St. Paul Park woman reported Sept. 9 that a shed was entered on her property in the 600 block of Hastings Avenue and various tools, an electric blower and golf clubs were stolen.
A St. Paul Park man reported Sept. 6 that various items were stolen from his vehicle, but he was not sure when the theft occurred. He reported that a pocket knife, binoculars, an air pressure gauge and miscellaneous change were stolen.
A St. Paul Park man reported Sept. 1 that his apartment had been burglarized sometime within the preceding two months. A flatscreen TV, audio equipment and a laptop computer were reported stolen.
A Cottage Grove woman contacted police Sept. 9 after her vehicle struck and damaged a railroad stop arm along Pullman Avenue. The woman said she did not see or hear the crossing alarm and then the railroad arm dropped on her vehicle, crashing into the windshield. She quickly drove across the railroad tracks, damaging the stop arm. There were no injuries. No citations issued.
Police on Sept. 2 received a report of property damage to storage units at 600 Hastings Ave. Someone had attempted to break into two storage units by cutting holes in metal doors after disabling a light near the units.
A St. Paul Park woman reported Sept. 2 that someone broke a window on a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Summit Ave. Damage estimate not listed.