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St. Paul Park police reports: Feces found in hallway; Phone fraud


A 22-year-old Tyler Wylie of Woodbury was arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct Oct. 15, after a fight outside Park Place Bar. Wylie reportedly made unwanted sexual advances toward a woman at the bar, leading to a fight between him and a 35-year-old Dickinson, N.D. man, according to the report. He alleged punched him in the face and was found shirtless outside the bar by officers around 1:30 a.m. The fight is still under investigation.

Rebecca Sawake, 53, was cited for domestic assault in the 800 block of First Street Oct. 12. Sawake reportedly hit her 31-year-old daughter in the face. According to the criminal report, Sawake was argumentative with police. Her daughter was transported to Regions Hospital for psych evaluation; Sawake was taken for the same the next day.

Property damage

A tenant in the 1100 block of Fifth Street reported feces found in the hallway Oct. 12. It was unclear which tenant was responsible, and whether it was human or not. No citations were issued.

Child welfare

Three children were entered into foster care after police and social services met with Pullman Elementary administration about their neglect, according to an Oct. 11 report. A 9-year-old and 6-year-old have reportedly been not picked up from school several times and have missed 20 days of school; another child attends Oltman Middle School. The children and their mother were last staying with an aunt in Minneapolis.


A 66-year-old St. Paul Park man lost $1,400 due to theft by swindle, according an an Oct. 13 report. The man received calls from Baytown, Texas, claiming they were from a company that needed his bank information to issue a refund. The caller also told him he needed to purchase $1,400 in iTunes gift cards. The man became suspicious and suspended his bank accounts, blocked the phone number and is working with iTunes to recoup the expenses. A 56-year-old Bloomington woman reported a theft from the SuperMom's Bakery locker room Oct. 13. The woman reported items missing from her purse. No citations were issued.

A homeowner in the 700 block of Third Street reported $50 worth of packages were stolen from the front step on Oct. 10.