Cottage Grove police reports for March 12: Property damage, trespassing, vandalismRecent criminal activity reported in Cottage Grove.
A 28-year-old Cottage Grove man was arrested and cited for trespassing shortly before 10 p.m. Feb. 22 at a home in the 9100 block of 79th Street.
A homeowner in the 6900 block of Homestead Avenue reported Feb. 23 that unknown juveniles had damaged five to six of their plastic Christmas yard decorations for a loss of $125 to $150.
Homeowners in the 7300 block of Burr Oak Avenue reported Feb. 23 that someone moved a grill around on the sidewalk and threw a grill grate against the side of the house, punching a hole in the siding. There also was damage to a garage door. Total damage was estimated at $1,500. No suspects.
Wakota Inn and Suites, 7125 80th St., reported Feb. 23 that a suspect smashed a glass exit door. The case is under investigation.
A 13-year-old Cottage Grove male was referred to the Youth Service Bureau on Feb. 27 for damaging a school computer at Cottage Grove Middle School, 9775 Indian Blvd.
A Cottage Grove man reported March 2 that a window was shot out of his residence with a BB gun in the 9300 block of Hale Avenue. Damage: $250.
A Woodbury man reported March 3 that there was minor damage done to sheetrock at a home in the 7300 block of Red Pine Road.
A homeowner in the 8400 block of Innsdale Avenue reported March 4 that a mailbox was damaged. The damage was estimated at $150.
A Cottage Grove woman called police March 7 to report that a family member stabbed the window of her car as she tried to leave a home in the 8100 block of Jeffery Lane on March 7. The window was damaged, but the woman said she did not have time to show police the damage, according to the report.
A homeowner in the 6500 block of Hadley Court reported Feb. 25 that unknown juveniles took the head off a snowman in the front yard.
A woman living in the 7200 block of Ivystone Avenue reported Feb. 26 that there was an ongoing incident of juveniles removing the heads of snowmen in a yard.