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St. Paul Park police reports: Garage break-in; fighting


A Woodbury woman reported Aug. 21 that her cowgirl horseshoe purse was stolen while she was at the American Legion, 328 Broadway Ave., during Heritage Days. The purse contained a Samsung tablet, horseshoe wallet, perfume and other contents valued at $390.

A Cottage Grove man called police Aug. 22 to report that someone broke into his garage in the 600 block of Portland Avenue. He was not sure what items were stolen "as the garage is full of belongings."

A Maplewood man reported Oct. 23 that someone stole a homemade Bobcat tractor attachment from a work site at 14th Avenue and Fourth Street. No value listed.

Landwehr Construction Inc., of St. Paul, reported Aug. 28 that someone tried to break into a construction trailer parked in the 9200 block of Grey Cloud Island Drive. Locks were damaged but nothing was stolen.

Park Place Bar, 200 Broadway Ave., reported Aug. 30 that it had video footage showing a cleaner taking $1,952 from the business. The case was under investigation.

Garelick Manufacturing, 644 Second St., reported Aug. 31 that someone broke into two storage containers at the business. Nothing was stolen, but a locking mechanism was damaged.

SuperAmerica, 545 Summit Ave., reported a $35 gas drive-off Sept. 4.


Police responded to a report that six to seven people were fighting after 11 p.m. in the 1100 block of Portland Avenue. About 13 people were interviewed, including victims, suspects and witnesses. Some had minor injuries. The case was active; no citations had been issued.

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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