Cottage Grove police reports: Fight, theft, burglary, drugsA summary of recent police activity in Cottage Grove.
A Cottage Grove woman reported Feb. 25 that someone entered her unlocked vehicle and stole a GPS device ($250) while the vehicle was parked in the 9000 block of Hale Avenue.
A Cottage Grove man reported Feb. 25 that medical records were taken from a vehicle parked in the 9000 block of Harkness Avenue.
A Cottage Grove woman reported March 6 that an unknown male suspect removed the front license plate from her vehicle parked in the 8000 block of Hyde Avenue and then fled.
A Cottage Grove man reported Feb. 25 that someone had rummaged through his vehicle parked in the 9000 block of Harkness Avenue. Nothing was reported stolen. The man said the vehicle had been locked, but there was no damage.
A 23-year-old Woodbury man and a 22-year-old Cottage Grove man were cited for disorderly conduct after police were called to American Motorsports Bar, 7240 East Point Douglas Road, at about 1:30 a.m. Feb. 26 on a report of a fight at the bar.
A 29-year-old woman was cited for shoplifting after she allegedly tried to steal $48 worth of merchandise from Kohls, 7990 Hardwood Ave., on Feb. 26. There was no address listed for the woman.
Kohls, 7990 Hardwood Ave., reported Feb. 28 that two males left the store without paying for a pair of tennis shoes. Loss: $79.99.
A woman reported to police Feb. 27 that when she left work in the 8500 block of West Point Douglas Road there was damage to her vehicle. Paint had been chipped.
A Cottage Grove man reported Feb. 29 that someone driving a black truck struck and damaged a mailbox in the 11000 block of 77th Street. Damage: $75.
Police on patrol in Kingston Park on Feb. 29 reported that two street signs had been vandalized with paint balls.
A Cottage Grove man reported Feb. 28 that someone had kicked in a rear service door to a garage at a home in the 8500 block of Ideal Avenue. Nothing was reported stolen, and there were no visible footprints near the damaged door.
A Cottage Grove resident reported March 5 that a Jocelyn Avenue home was burglarized, but there was no sign of forced entry. A video game system and games, DVDs, a DVD player and two laptops were reported stolen. Loss: $1,589.
A woman called police shortly after midnight March 6 to report suspicious activity involving her phone. She answered the phone and heard what sounded like horses running. She later learned that her daughter had dialed the phone number by accident while driving. The sound the woman heard was the vehicle’s turn signal, according to the report.
Police were called to Country Inn and Suites, 8350 East Point Douglas Road, after someone reported that two people may have been using drugs known as bath salts in a hotel room. Police located the two people and they volunteered to submit to a drug evaluation. There was no sign of drug use.