Cottage Grove police reports for May 31Recent Cottage Grove criminal activity includes fires, drug possession, assault and disorderly conduct.
Police were called to Kingston Park, 9195 75th Street, on May 7 for a fire in a garbage can and a portable toilet. Damage: $1,300.
Cottage Grove firefighters extinguished a grass fire on May 7 at Grey Cloud Elementary School, 9525 Indian Blvd.
Authorities were called to a home in the 6600 block of Geneva Avenue at about 4:30 p.m. May 17 for a shed fire. A tractor in the shed had started on fire. Cottage Grove firefighters extinguished it.
Police were called to Cottage Grove Middle School, 9775 Indian Blvd., on May 8 for a report of drug and alcohol use. A 14-year-old Cottage Grove male was referred to the Youth Service Bureau’s chemical awareness program. He had a small amount of alcohol and a small amount of marijuana in his backpack.
Police were called to a home in the 8100 block of Idsen Avenue on May 12 for a domestic incident. Subsequently, a 44-year-old Cottage Grove man was arrested and cited for fifth-degree domestic assault. He allegedly pushed a 36-year-old Cottage Grove woman and ripped her shirt.
Police were called to Applebee’s, 8380 East Point Douglas Road, on May 13 for a report of someone urinating outside the restaurant. Subsequently, police ticketed a 29-year-old St. Louis Park man for fifth-degree assault for allegedly punching another man nearby. There was no citation issued for public urination.
A 29-year-old Cottage Grove man was cited for disorderly conduct after he allegedly made inappropriate comments to a group of juvenile girls on May 13 near the intersection of 85th Street and Grospoint Avenue.