Woodbury PD Blotter: More Mail Messes, Patting Problem, Gift Lifted
Selected calls to the Woodbury Police Department from Nov. 17-22.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
A resident at the 1400 block of Belmont Drive told police he found his neighbor’s mail in a neat stack in his front yard. He returned the mail. Police have warned residents about a rash of mail theft in Woodbury of late.
For the second time in a week, concrete blocks were stolen from a retaining wall A.J. Alberts Plumbing.
A Leatherman tool valued at $85, a power converter and Army knife were reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the 7800 block of Somerset Court. Textbooks were also taken but found later down the street.
A resident at the 10600 block of Pinnacle Way reported that her mail had been tampered with recently. Police found several mailboxes open along the street, but did not find any mail.
A resident at the 10600 block of Water Lily Terrace found other Woodbury residents’ mail in his mailbox. There were similar reports at the 11000 block of Balsam Way and the 9030 block of Brentwood Trail.
A woman told police she took off her wedding ring to put on lotion while in the parking lot of Dick’s Sporting Goods. She went inside and returned to her vehicle to find it missing. She left her vehicle unlocked. The ring was valued at nearly $11,000.
Pumpkins were smashed in a driveway at the 2500 block of Brittany Lane.
A Wisconsin woman reported that her wallet was stolen at a store in Woodbury, and it seemed two women acted together to steal it. One spoke to her while another walked behind her; they quickly left together. She told police there were several fraudulent charges on one of her credit cards.
Mail from several homes was stolen and strewn about along the 1800 block of Lamplight Drive.
A $280 wrapped Christmas gift was stolen from a vehicle at the 700 block of Markgrafs Lake Drive.
A coyote was spotted near the intersection of Radio Drive and Marsh Creek Road.
A $1,000 laptop was reported stolen from a vehicle parked at Axel’s Bonfire.
Two vehicles parked at the 6000 block of Birchwood Road were broken into; cash was stolen from one car and a fanny pack and camcorder were taken from the other.
A man who was using services at the Washington County Service Center called police after a case manager touched him on the upper back twice in the same day. One time the manager told him he had something on his shirt. The caller told police the touching didn’t seem sexual or aggressive, but he didn’t think the case manager should go around touching people. Police and the caller discussed the matter at length, but officers were unable to determine a crime was committed.