Blotter: Vehicle Break-ins, Road Rage, Threats
The police responded to the following select reports from Jan. 13-18.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
The window of a locked vehicle at the 1100 block of Autumn Drive was broken on Jan. 13 and a backpack containing books and a computer hard drive was reported stolen.
Employees at EcoWater Systems in Woodbury called police on Jan. 13 to report that a worker there had been making false allegations in the workplace. The employee accused of making the allegations also told a coworker to “watch your back.”
The owner of Rocco’s Pizza told police on Jan. 13 that a female customer staying at the Red Roof Inn had passed bad checks with the Woodbury restaurant.
Police responded a rollover accident with injures at Interstate 94 and Radio Drive on Jan. 13. The driver sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
A black backpack worth $50, a $150 titanium calculator, a calculus textbook worth $95 and a $10 set of headphones were reported stolen from a vehicle parked at Lifetime Fitness on Jan. 13. The vehicle was unlocked.
A resident at the 1500 block of Glenbeigh Knoll called police on Jan. 14 to report that he had been receiving phone calls threatening him for money. Police told the man to ignore the calls, which he had traced to Jamaica.
A man at the 2700 block of Cornelia Trail called police on Jan. 15 to report that an angry neighbor called and accused him of stealing his newspaper. He told police he did not know who the caller was. Police called the number but were unable to reach anyone.
Woodbury police were called to the 9600 block of Hillingdon Road on Jan. 16 on a report that a young man in a stocking cap and puffy jacket had attempted to break into two vehicles parked in a driveway sometime the night before. There were some scratches on both vehicles and damage to windows.
Woodbury police were called on Jan. 16 on a report of a road rage incident at Interstate 494 and Lake Road. Someone driving a white conversion van with a blue stripe threw a bottle at another vehicle.
A man was arrested for shoplifting at Wal-Mart on Jan. 16. He was trying to steal two radar detectors valued at $100 each.