‘Dressed Like a Stripper,’ Coffee Crash, Sprinkler Scare: Woodbury Police Blotter
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from July 19-23.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
A man who lives at the 10000 block of Bridgewater Bay reported that his credit card fell out of his wallet while he was at either Wells Fargo, Powers Lake Park or Colby Lake Park. He reported four charges on his card that weren’t from him: $6.31 at Holiday, $1 at Holiday, $1 at Holiday and $7.12 at Chipotle.
After receiving a report of a fight at the Red Roof Inn, police determined no assault occurred, though one person was transported to detox.
A worker at the Country Inn & Suites called police after a guest invited people into her room and down to the swimming pool. The woman, who left with her family without incident, didn’t understand why she was being evicted from the hotel and police encouraged her to speak with management later.
Police were called to the 2900 block of Meadow Brook Bay on a report of a possible prowler who pulled into the driveway, ran across the lawn and tried to enter a home. Officers learned it was a newspaper delivery person.
Woodbury police were called by a motorist who said his ex-wife was following him in her car on Interstate 494. The call was transferred to the State Patrol.
A resident at the 2800 block of Oriole Drive called police after rear windows on the home were apparently shot out by a BB gun while she was out of town.
The handicapped man who was previously warned for riding a lawnmower on a walking path was again spotted doing the same thing, this time near Century Avenue and Pouliot Parkway. His sister arrived and gave him a ride, and a towing company was contacted about getting the lawnmower home.
Police were called to the City Centre Caribou Coffee after a man was harassing customers and asking people for money. Officers arrived and found him passed out on the sidewalk out front. He had a warrant out for his arrest and was taken into custody.
A resident at the 10100 block of Grand Forest Lane called police after hearing what she thought was someone pounding on her door. Officers found that a high-pressure sprinkler next door had broken and was causing the noise.
It was the caller’s daughter coming home a little after 4 a.m., and not a break-in, at the 10000 block of Fox Run Cove.
A man who was driving a moving truck from New Jersey to Woodbury called police after noticing that a padlock on the back gate was cut and computers, an iPad and a stereo were missing. He wasn’t sure where or when the theft occurred.
A resident called police to say a woman was drinking what appeared to be Bud Light Lime while driving. Officers pulled over the vehicle, and the woman said she was drinking Rockstar Energy Drink. She showed police the can and allowed them to search her car. No issues were found.
A man was arrested on suspicion that he shot someone with a pellet gun or sling shot at the 6200 block of Tahoe Place. The victim did not require medical attention.
A resident called police after seeing a woman who was “dressed like a stripper” get out of her car and stumble at the Holiday gas station. He thought she was intoxicated. Police made contact with the woman, who was sober. She told officers she works at Wild Bill’s and was heading there for her shift.
A man who cleared his $50 bar tab at Cravings decided to have some more drinks but his card was declined on the new bill. He then said he was going to an ATM to get money but never returned.
Garages at the 2400 block of Cochrane Drive were burglarized. Fishing poles and paintball equipment was among the items reported stolen.
A $450 bicycle was reported stolen from a home at the 9300 block of Turnberry Alcove.
A woman with extensive contacts with police for theft was found dumpster diving at the 10100 block of Hudson Road. Police advised her of city ordinances and she moved along.
A generator, chainsaw and other tools were reported stolen from a barn at the 10900 block of Dale Road. The homeowner suspected it may have been linked to recent work he had done on outbuildings on the property.
Police spotted a man carrying a baseball bat while he was walking near the intersection of Radio Drive and Lake Road. Find out why he was carrying it.
A man who suspected his credit card was stolen while he was at Xperience Fitness called police after noticing several fraudulent charges.
A car parked at the 3000 block of Copper Oaks Trail had chocolate syrup spread on it.