Newport police reports for Dec. 13: Fleeing, domestic, trespassing, theftRecent criminal activity in Newport.
A Cottage Grove man was arrested Dec. 2 after allegedly running from police. A Newport police officer saw a man identified as Nathaniel D. Dunkley, 19, at the Holiday station on Hinton Avenue in Cottage Grove. The officer then checked to see if Dunkley had a warrant; he had an outstanding Washington County warrant for careless driving. The officer then found Dunkley walking in the 600 block of Summit Curve and stopped to arrest him. Dunkley allegedly ran away from the scene. The officer chased him on foot around a house and through yards and into a wooded area, and eventually caught and arrested him. Dunkley was cited for fleeing on foot and booked into Washington County jail for the warrant.
SuperAmerica, 1624 Hastings Ave., reported Nov. 16 that a man left the gas station with two pizzas he put in his coat.
SuperAmerica, 1624 Hastings Ave., reported a $48 gas drive-off on Nov. 25. The gas station reported another gas drive-off on Nov. 30.
A Hudson, Wis., man reported Dec. 1 that a gun was stolen from the 1800 block of Fourth Avenue. Some 45-caliber ammunition and shotgun shells also were missing, according to the report. Police did not release a value.
St. Paul Tire, 1846 Fourth Ave., reported Dec. 1 that two semitrailers were stolen the previous night. One trailer was loaded with new and used tires. Police did not release a value.
A 34-year-old Maplewood man was cited for theft after he left SuperAmerica, 1624 Hastings Ave., without paying for $10 in gasoline.
Police were called about 3:30 p.m. Oct. 21 to a home in the 2000 block of Second Avenue for a reported domestic. A woman said she had been at the house drinking beer and looking for a job on the computer when her adult brother returned upset. He had been sitting at a bar watching the Green Bay Packers football game. He returned angry and he started yelling at her and he threw a beer can at her, according to the report. The woman’s brother told police he was upset because she was not paying rent. The woman had a friend pick her up and she planned to stay elsewhere that night.
A 53-year-old Newport man and a 38-year-old Newport man were both cited for disorderly conduct following a dispute at their home in the 1400 block of 10th Avenue on Nov. 19. The men were arguing over food.
A 26-year-old Wayzata man was cited for trespassing from a Third Avenue home on Oct. 22. The man also was booked into Washington County jail for an outstanding Ramsey County warrant.
A Newport man called police Oct. 25 to report that his roommate was making threats. When officers arrived at the 10th Avenue home, the man said his roommate had threatened to kill him for drinking his milk. The man said his roommate had a “very overbearing personality and spoke his mind,” according to the report. The roommate was not there when police responded. The man said he just wanted the case documented.
A Newport man reported Oct. 26 that someone keyed his vehicle while it was parked in the 1900 block of Second Avenue, causing more than $1,000 damage.