Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 17: Theft, assault, property damage, gun threat claimRecent criminal activity in Cottage Grove.
By: Scott Wente, South Washington County Bulletin
Holiday gas station, 8101 Hadley Ave., reported a $40 gas drive-off on Oct. 6. Later that day, the gas station reported a $38 gas drive-off.
A woman in the 8100 block of Ingleside Avenue reported Oct. 6 that a bottle of prescription medication was taken from an unlocked vehicle.
A Cottage Grove resident reported Oct. 8 that tools valued at $50 were stolen from a garage in the 8100 block of East Point Douglas Road.
A Cottage Grove woman reported Oct. 8 that someone stole a laptop valued at $2,500 from her home in the 8800 block of Hadley Avenue. The woman was not sure when it was taken, according to the report.
A Cottage Grove man reported Oct. 9 that $120 was missing from his home in the 8500 block of Jewel Avenue.
A Cottage Grove woman reported Oct. 9 that jewelry was stolen from her home in the 8000 block of Jody Avenue, but she could not provide a dollar amount and was trying to come up with a list of items taken, according to the police report.
A Cottage Grove resident reported Oct. 10 that various tools valued at a combined $2,700 were stolen from an open garage during the day in the 8300 block of Isle Avenue.
Holiday gas station, 8101 Hadley Avenue, reported a $37 gas drive-off Oct. 11.
A Cottage Grove woman reported Oct. 5 that someone used her name to open a credit account in the Chicago area.
A Cottage Grove resident reported Oct. 5 that someone rummaged through a vehicle and the garage at a home in the 8000 block of Hadley Avenue.
A Cottage Grove resident reported Oct. 5 that a window was damaged by a BB in the 8600 block of Grospoint Avenue. Damage: $50.
A Cottage Grove man reported Oct. 10 that an unknown vehicle struck his, damaging a mirror, in a Hamlet Park parking lot at 8885 Hamlet Avenue.
Police investigated a St. Paul Park woman’s claim Oct. 5 that a man pointed a gun at her during an incident in a parking lot in the 7200 block of East Point Douglas Road. Police were unable to substantiate the allegation. The case was closed with no citations issued or criminal charges filed.
A Cottage Grove resident reported Oct. 8 that someone scattered a box of nails at the end of a driveway in the 8400 block of Grenadier Avenue. No damage was done.
A Cottage Grove woman reported Oct. 10 that someone damaged fall decorations outside her home in the 8800 block of Granada Avenue.
Police are investigating a 19-year-old Cottage Grove woman’s Oct. 8 claim that she was struck by a 59-year-old man at a home in the 8200 block of Innsdale Avenue.
An 18-year-old Park High School student was cited for possessing drug paraphernalia and for improper use of an ignition device after he lit tissue paper on fire in a bathroom at the school on Oct. 11. While the school resource officer investigated, the student was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the report.