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March 11, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for March 11: Drugs, burglary, disorderly
Drugs An 18-year-old Cottage Grove male student at the District 833 Alternative Learning Center was cited Feb. 26 for possession of a small amount of marijuana. Burglary Police were called Feb. 28 to a home in the 9800 block of Miller Road. A caretaker said someone broke into the...
March 11, 2013 - 11:10am
March 9, 2013
UPDATED: Four taken to hospital after car crashes into tree in Cottage Grove
Three men and a woman were taken to a hospital after a car crashed into a tree Friday in a residential neighborhood in Cottage Grove. Emergency...
March 9, 2013 - 3:35pm
March 8, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for March 8: Theft, assault, underage drinking and driving
Underage drinking and driving A traffic stop for speeding led to alcohol and drug citations. A police officer stopped a vehicle shortly before midnight Feb. 28 at Jamaica Avenue and Military Road. The driver, a 17-year-old Cottage Grove female, was found to be in possession of an...
March 8, 2013 - 10:54am
March 1, 2013
St. Paul Park police reports for March 1: Domestic, vandalism, trespassing
Dispute Police were called to the winter dock at Hidden Harbor marina, 388 Ninth Ave., about 3:15 a.m. Feb. 3 for a reported dispute. A boat owner told police that he had been involved in a dispute with another man he had allowed to stay on his boat, which is named "Wake-N-Bake."...
March 1, 2013 - 2:25pm
Cottage Grove police reports for March 1: Theft, drugs, property damage
Property damage Police were called to an apartment complex at 8130 East Point Douglas Road on Feb. 16 on a report that a garage door handle was damaged. A Cottage Grove resident reported Feb. 18 that a window was shot out of a vehicle parked in the 8100 block of Jergen Avenue. No...
March 1, 2013 - 1:33pm
February 28, 2013
Cottage Grove garage fire started in vehicle
A Cottage Grove woman stopped at home while running errands, but then was stopped in her tracks as she went to leave several minutes later. Her...
February 28, 2013 - 3:59pm
February 26, 2013
Cottage Grove police brief: Theft suspect carrying rock in sock as weapon
A south Washington County man was arrested for alleged theft and for carrying a rock in a sock that he claimed was a weapon. Jabari A. Lafayette, 23, of St. Paul Park, was arrested Feb. 15 and booked into Washington County jail for alleged shoplifting and a weapons violation. Police...
February 26, 2013 - 1:00pm
Cottage Grove police brief: Woman accused of stealing new boyfriend's car
This is one relationship that may be off to a rocky start. A Minneapolis woman was arrested last week for allegedly stealing her new boyfriend's car in Cottage Grove. The Cottage Grove man called police Feb. 20 to report that his girlfriend of one month took his car without permission...
February 26, 2013 - 12:58pm
February 24, 2013
Some residents relocated after apartment fire at Norris Square in Cottage Grove
A Sunday morning fire forced the relocation of up to 20 residents of the Norris Square senior living facility in Cottage Grove. After a small apartment fire broke out, Norris Square staff and emergency responders worked quickly to move residents who live in apartments near the fire...
February 24, 2013 - 1:47pm
February 22, 2013
St. Paul Park police reports for Feb. 22: Vandalism, suspicious activity
Vandalism A St. Paul Park man reported Jan. 20 that someone threw eggs at his vehicle parked in the 600 block of Hastings Avenue. Suspicious activity A St. Paul park woman called police Jan. 21 after she had been followed around the city by a man in another vehicle. The man yelled...
February 22, 2013 - 7:44am
February 21, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for Feb. 21: Trespassing, fire, assault
Trespassing Police were called by 3M to Kingsborough Court on Feb. 5 on a report of suspicious activity. A man was trespassing on 3M property. The man told police he was looking for deer antlers. He was told not to trespass. Fire Cottage Grove firefighters extinguished a small...
February 21, 2013 - 7:34am
February 20, 2013
Newport police reports for Feb. 20
Theft A woman called police Jan. 29 to report that house keys were stolen from inside a home in the 1800 block of Third Avenue. She suspected an appliance delivery man who had been in the home. A police officer there to take the report found the keys under a microwave on a kitchen...
February 20, 2013 - 8:42am
Cottage Grove Public Safety charts new direction for 911 response
What was once a young emergency response model in Cottage Grove is beginning to show end-of-life signs. For four decades the first person to...
February 20, 2013 - 8:11am
February 19, 2013
Cottage Grove police citations for Feb. 20
Citations issued by Cottage Grove police in recent weeks: - On street parking - 31 - Speeding -- 19 - Seat belt -- 7 - Driving after suspension -- 7 - No proof of insurance -- 4 - Possession of a small amount of marijuana -- 3 - Expired registration -- 2 - Minor consumption...
February 19, 2013 - 4:38pm
Cottage Grove police reports for Feb. 19: Theft and property damage
Theft Menards, 9000 East Point Douglas Road, reported a shoplifting incident Jan. 25. A 41-year-old Hastings man was cited for shoplifting after he stole $55 worth of merchandise. Two men in their 70s were cited for theft at Menards, 9000 East Point Douglas Road, on Jan. 27. The...
February 19, 2013 - 4:32pm