Cottage Grove police reports for Dec. 13: Theft, harassing photosRecent criminal activity in Cottage Grove.
Police were called Nov. 19 for a reported theft of merchandise at Marathon gas station, 7003 Jorgensen Lane. No citations.
A resident in the 9900 block of Grey Cloud Trail reported Nov. 20 that three chainsaws were stolen from a pole barn. The man later located one stolen chainsaw in a field on his property. The remaining two chainsaws were valued at $600 total. The man also found that an all-terrain vehicle was stolen. No value was listed for the ATV.
A St. Paul Park man reported Nov. 23 that someone stole a lockbox, cash, an iPod and medication from a vehicle parked at Auto Zone, 8460 East Point Douglas Road. The stolen items were valued at $445.
Police received a report Nov. 23 that a drill valued at $200 and $15 cash were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 8300 block of Harkness Avenue.
BP gas station, 8490 East Point Douglas Road, reported an $8 gas drive-off on Nov. 23. A 42-year-old Maplewood man was cited for theft.
A 24-year-old Hastings woman was cited for shoplifting after she allegedly stole $190 worth of merchandise from Kohls, 7990 Hardwood Ave.
SuperAmerica, 7162 East Point Douglas Road, reported a $17 gas drive-off on Nov. 27.
A 13-year-old Cottage Grove student was issued a juvenile citation for theft for stealing a cellphone from a locker at Cottage Grove Middle School on Nov. 29.
SuperAmerica, 7162 East Point Douglas Road, reported a $20 gas drive-off on Dec. 1.
Police were called to Marathon gas station, 7003 Jorgensen Lane, on Dec. 3 for a reported theft. An estimated $150 was stolen from the coin-operated vacuum machine outside the gas station.
A 16-year-old Cottage Grove male was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia at Park High School on Nov. 20. The student had a marijuana pipe, according to police.
A student at the District 833 Alternative Learning Center was in possession of a small amount of marijuana on Dec. 4. The school was handling it. No citations were issued.
Police on Nov. 20 received a report of harassing photos involving Park High School students. A male student posted a photo of his scantily clad ex-girlfriend on Facebook, according to the report. No charges were filed because it didn’t constitute child pornography, according to police. The incident was handled by the youths’ parents.