The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
Police helped locate a parent for an emergency contact after a child was injured.
An officer was able to remove a raccoon from a garage at the 2400 block of Windsor Lane. The animal then ran away.
Police received a call about a woman with five children harassing people for money at Wal-Mart; management had refused to do anything about the woman.
Police were called about a group of unruly juveniles at Carver Lake Park. The caller told police one had urinated in the parking lot. An officer determined they were acting drunk but had not been drinking. They were advised to behave appropriately and left immediately.
Bouncers at Cowboy Jack’s handcuffed a man who got into a scuffle with his friend as they were getting into a taxi. The man registered a .275 on a preliminary breath test. He was transported to detox.
A woman at Woodwinds Hospital told police she had been the victim of mistreatment at a group home in Burnsville. Police contacted their Burnsville counterparts about the allegation.
Police were called about a gold minivan that ran a stop sign and one of the occupants made an obscene gesture to motorist. The minivan then tailgated a driver; the incident happened near Radio Drive and Woodbury Lakes Road. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
Police were called to Ojibway Park by a woman who wanted help getting away from bees. Officers arrived and the woman said she was very afraid of bees but they went away before police arrived. She did not request any further assistance.
Target employees called police after a group they believed to be engaged in a scam made a scene. All three people were issued trespass notices, which they refused to sign. Workers planned to inform other stores of the trio.
Police received a report of a man in black wearing a ski mask near US Bank at about 3:30 p.m. Officers checked the area but did not find anyone matching the description.
Police were called to a home on Quarry Ridge Lane after an argument broke out about kids playing basketball. A woman said kids were playing in the street in front of her home and the noise was bothersome, so she confronted them. The parent of one of the children came out and confronted her, and an argument ensued. Officers spoke with the man, who said the woman had threatened the children for playing basketball. Both were instructed to behave respectfully.
A Woodbury resident, who has had a history of mental health issues, reported seeing two men in his garage. He told police they ran off when he saw them. Officers checked the area with negative results.
Police were called to Champps Americana after a couple got into an argument, which included mutual shoving. The man left on foot, and as officers arrived the woman was driving away. She sped through the area without her headlights on and without making turn signals. Police caught up to her in the parking lot of Cub Foods, and relayed the importance of driving with care. She said she simply wanted to go home and check on her children. Officers told her their primary concern was for her safety and that of her children, and told her to call if he showed up at her house that night.
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