Woodbury PD Blotter: Self-Home Invasion, Diaper Dandy, Pills Purloined
Selected calls to the Woodbury Police Department from Dec. 1-6.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
A resident called police after seeing two men deposit a metal-framed table, couch and mattress in a dumpster at Woodbury Estates.
A car parked at the 1600 block of Century Circle was keyed.
Issues with mail being tampered with were again reported, this time at the 8500 block of Ashford Road. The city has sent out a notice advising people to be on the lookout for mail theft.
Nearly $1,500 in electronics was stolen from Target; police believe the subjects are part of a string of similar thefts across the Twin Cities.
A resident at the 2600 block of Blue Ridge Drive told police someone had attempted to break into her home. She later admitted that she got locked out and broke the door to get back in.
Three women reportedly stole a number of clothing items for infants from Marshall's.
A resident shopping at SuperTarget left some diapers in the bottom of a cart she left at a corral, and when she went to retrieve them she spotted a man take them and load them into his vehicle. Police tracked down the man, who said he had intended to return them to the store but could not explain why he didn’t do so immediately. He was cited for misdemeanor theft.
The U.S. Post Office confirmed that a NASCAR racing scanner and other electronics were delivered to a home at the 1700 block of Tamberwood Echo, but the resident there said he never saw the package and believed it to be stolen.
A resident at the 7100 block of Stratford Road saw several individuals in an older, dark, four-door vehicle drive up to his mailbox and steal letters that contained checks to charities.
Two Hastings resident were cited for shoplifting nearly $350 worth of items from Wal-Mart.
A woman filled a fraudulent prescription for 100 pills of oxycodone at Wal-Mart. An employee was suspicious of the person and contacted the doctor, who confirmed he had not issued such a prescription.
Someone stole a toilet paper holder from an apartment at the 1300 block of Waterford Road.
About 40 winter parking violations issued Dec. 3-4. (Find information about the city’s winter-parking restrictions.)
A $500 television mount and $80 cable were reported stolen from a rental unit at the 11000 block of Dogwood Road.
A cab driver who dropped off a woman at a home at the 2100 block of Wallingford Lane told police she didn’t have enough money to pay the fare and ran into the house. Her father eventually came outside paid the fare.
A resident at the 8600 block of Military Road called police to report that he had found several pieces of mail near his mailbox. The address on the envelopes had a 55016 zip code.
A man played a “shell game” with several phones at the Woodbury Radio Shack and an employee later found one of the boxes empty. The stolen phone was valued at nearly $500.