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St. Paul Park police reports for Aug. 1: Burglary, theft, vandalism

Recent criminal activity reported in St. Paul Park:


A St. Paul Park woman reported July 1 that someone stole DVDs from her home in the 300 block of Pullman Avenue. There was no sign of forced entry.

A St. Paul Park woman reported July 2 that someone stole three trees from her yard. The 4-foot trees were in pots outside the home. Loss: $135.

A St. Paul Park woman reported July 5 that a Coleman fire pit was stolen from her home in the 600 block of Portland Avenue. The fire pit was valued at about $50.

A St. Paul Park woman reported July 8 that an American flag was stolen from outside her home in the 1000 block of Gary Drive.

A St. Paul man reported July 10 that some personal items were stolen from a home in the 700 block of Third Street, where he stores some of his possessions. The man identified a possible suspect, but no arrests were made.

A Cottage Grove man reported July 10 that he brought his boat cover to Marine Canvas and Repair in St. Paul Park, but then the shop closed and the man never received his boat tarp from the store owner. The incident was being investigated.


A St. Paul Park man reported July 5 that someone entered his home in the 1500 block of Pullman Avenue and stole two TVs and a video game console. The value of the stolen items was not released.


Park Place bar, 200 Broadway Ave., reported July 17 that there was graffiti on the business door. The bar had surveillance video of the area and a suspect was shown on video.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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