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June 7, 2013
St. Paul Park police reports for June 7: Suspicious male, theft, vandalism, disorderly conduct
Suspicious male A man was arrested May 6 on an outstanding warrant after police were called to a home in the 1300 block of Third Street. The homeowner reported seeing a man in the backyard. When police found him, he said he had been looking for scrap metal. His age and hometown were...
June 7, 2013 - 7:23am
June 6, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for June 6: Theft, property damage, assault, disorderly conduct
Theft A Cottage Grove woman reported May 22 someone stole an iPod Touch from a bag in her vehicle parked in the 7300 block of Imperial Avenue. Property damage A Cottage Grove resident reported May 17 that someone threw a rock through the front window of the residence in the 8500...
June 6, 2013 - 1:21pm
June 3, 2013
Cottage Grove man hospitalized after crash involving 3 motorcycles
A Cottage Grove man was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with undetermined injuries after two motorcycles collided late Sunday afternoon in western Wisconsin. Dennis J. Monn, 52, was transported by helicopter while another victim, James D. Sershen, 21, of Northfield, Minn.,...
June 3, 2013 - 9:05am
May 30, 2013
Police: Man robbed at knifepoint in Newport after agreeing to meet for sex
Police say a man was robbed at knifepoint early Thursday after he went to a secluded area of Newport to meet another male for sex. Police were called at about 3:15 a.m. Thursday to the 2200 block of Larry Lane, where a man told officers he had been robbed at knifepoint. The man...
May 30, 2013 - 2:57pm
May 29, 2013
St. Paul Park police reports for May 29: Burglary, theft, DWI damage
Suspicious male A South St. Paul man was told to leave Hidden Harbor Marina April 21 after he was reported as suspicious. The man told police he was bored and was "looking for snakes" around the marina. He left without incident. A 41-year-old Cottage Grove man was cited April 30...
May 29, 2013 - 8:36am
May 28, 2013
Newport police reports for May 28
Theft A Newport woman reported May 8 that someone stole cash from an apartment in the 1400 block of 10th Avenue. The amount of money stolen was not released. Highland Sanitation and Recycling, 1811 Century Ave., reported on May 9 the theft of 36 gallons of gas valued at $144. The...
May 28, 2013 - 9:45am
Cottage Grove Walmart site burglarized; copper, tools stolen
Thieves recently stole about $6,000 worth of equipment from the Super Walmart construction site in Cottage Grove. Police were called to the site along East Point Douglas Road north of Keats Avenue about 6:30 a.m. May 21. Workers reported that a trailer had been entered and tools...
May 28, 2013 - 8:51am
Cottage Grove police reports for May 28: Domestic, fire, underage drinking, theft, assault
Fire Police were called to the ball fields at Crestview Elementary School about 1:40 p.m. May 12 for a fire to a portable toilet.
May 28, 2013 - 8:33am
May 26, 2013
Authorities: Alcohol a factor in crash on Highway 61 in Cottage Grove
Authorities say alcohol use played a role in a near head-on crash late Saturday in Cottage Grove. Two people were injured in the crash at about 10 p.m. on Highway 61 near 80th Street, and one was airlifted to an area hospital. According to the State Patrol: A Dodge Journey driven...
May 26, 2013 - 1:34pm
May 24, 2013
Cottage Grove man to be sentenced for $670K archdiocese theft
A Cottage Grove man has pleaded guilty to multiple charges in connection with the theft of more than $670,000 from the St. Paul-Minneapolis Catholic...
May 24, 2013 - 11:32am
May 23, 2013
Alert Cottage Grove homeowner, neighbor help police arrest burglary suspects
Police said two Shakopee men were arrested after a Cottage Grove homeowner interrupted a burglary and other residents reported thefts in the area. A man living in the 6700 block of Cattail Avenue called police at 5:30 a.m. May 22 after he interrupted a burglary in his garage. A...
May 23, 2013 - 10:34pm
May 22, 2013
St. Paul Park police seek public help to ID vehicle theft suspect
St. Paul Park police were seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a vehicle theft. A woman was captured on a surveillance camera...
May 22, 2013 - 1:41pm
May 16, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for May 16: Property damage, fire, theft
Property damage A 15-year-old Cottage Grove male was referred to the Youth Service Bureau April 26 after he was riding in a vehicle and hitting mailboxes with a lacrosse stick in the 9300 block of Jergen Avenue. The teen hit mailboxes but didn't damage them. A Cottage Grove resident...
May 16, 2013 - 8:03am
May 15, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for May 15: Assault, drugs, accident
Assault Timothy J. Barr, 48, of Cottage Grove, was booked into Washington County jail on suspicion of domestic assault on April 19 after he allegedly pushed a woman during a domestic incident at a home in the 9900 block of 82nd Street. Police were called April 22 to Crestview Elementary...
May 15, 2013 - 10:59am
May 14, 2013
Newport police reports for May 14: Assault, fight, vicious dog, domestic
Assault A Newport woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault after she allegedly punched her sister April 24 at a home in the 1600 block of 10th Avenue. The victim had a minor cut above her eye, according to the report. Property damage A Newport man reported April 28 that...
May 14, 2013 - 3:00pm