The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
A resident who received several phone calls from a person requesting cash was advised not to send any and use *67 to get the number and forward it to police.
A home at the 900 block of Autumn Drive, which had been vacant for months, had a light on inside, and a resident called police about it. Officers determined an attorney for the estate may have entered the home.
Police were called about a domestic dispute at the 2400 block of Cobble Hill Alcove. Both parties denied a physical assault occurred, but neither said they would leave the home. They eventually agreed to stay in separate areas of the residence and go to sleep. One called back to say the other had harassed her via Facebook, and police advised her to obtain a restraining order.
A Texas man contacted Woodbury police after calling a Check Systems office about insufficient funds. He told police an employee threatened to beat him up worse than his wife had. Police talked to a manager, who said the Texas man was being belligerent on the phone and the offices were in that state.
There was a report of a coyote or a skinny wolf along Cottage Grove Drive. Police gave the caller information about coyotes and referred her to the Department of Natural Resource’s website. An officer did not find a coyote or wolf in the area.
Police got a tip about possible drug deals—short term visits, hand-to-hand exchanges and a resident going out to cars for brief periods—at the 3000 block of Copper Oaks Trail. A car was at the home at the time of the call, and police located it and conducted a traffic stop. There was a faint odor of marijuana inside the vehicle, and while there were small amounts of the drug (shake) in the car, but no paraphernalia or substantial amounts of marijuana was found.
A resident called police asking that a K-9 unit come through the home to search for drugs. Her son had recently returned from the hospital after mental heath/chemical dependency issue. Police left a voicemail advising her that the department does not perform that service, and told her to call back if she wanted to discuss the matter further.
A man admitted to punching the father of his daughter’s child after an argument involving his daughter and the man. No injuries were reported and the parties did not want to pursue the matter. Police warned them about disorderly conduct.
A man called police to say his soon-to-be ex-wife would be making false allegations against him. An officer answered his questions and the man seemed satisfied with the result.
Police were called about an incident Wild Bill’s. Upon arrival, officers learned that staff had removed a man from the establishment. He had gotten into a verbal argument with two customers, was kicked out and then punched a sign. He accused staff of being responsible for him not wearing his wedding ring and his watch breaking. He seemed confused upon finding his watch and his ring in his pocket. He was released to his sober brother.
Police determined no one was hiding in an attic in a home at the 8800 block of Rainier Bay after the homeowner noticed a drywall entrance to the attic was ajar.
Police gave a drunken couple a ride home from O’Malley’s Irish Pub after they got into an argument at the establishment.
A Woodbury resident called police after someone opened her door and yelled “hello” twice. No issues were found after police checked the home and the area.
Police were called to the Woodbury Dog Park after one dog owner said another sprayed her dog Bobo in the face with what appeared to be mace. Bobo had red swollen eyes and skin. The two dogs had been playing, according to the complainant. Police made contact with the couple that owns the other dog. The male was reportedly the one who maced Bobo. They told police Bobo was not playing, but officers noted the dog was playing with others at the park and showed no signs of aggression. They disagreed. They did agree, however, to not return to the off-leash park. At the time, they did not note any injuries on their dog Sam, but later called police to report a cut and puncture marks.
Police were called about a road rage incident that began near Interstate 494 and Lake Road and included one person allegedly brandishing a knife. The incident began with one driver cutting off another; then the other motorist drove on the shoulder to pass and slammed on the breaks. Both vehicles exited on Valley Creek Road. While at a red light, one of the drivers displayed a knife. They ended up in the parking lot of Barnes & Noble and a confrontation ensued. One of those involved called the other a “blowhard” more than once. Police made contact with the other driver via phone and advised him that his actions bordered on disorderly conduct.
Someone came into Once Upon A Child and asked employees to call police about an argument in the parking lot. Workers could hear the argument but could not see anyone. The parties were gone by the time police arrived.
Police were called to Lakes Tavern and Grill on a report that two people were urinating on cars in the parking lot. The two were obviously intoxicated but denied urinating in the lot. Sober drivers responded and took them home.
Police were called about six or seven juveniles in hoodies carrying sticks at Tamarack Village, but they were gone by time officers arrived. Police did not receive any other calls about the boys.
A resident called police after seeing a man walking around in wet “tighty whities” at a townhome association’s indoor pool. There were children present and the caller told police the man’s underwear was soaked through and “identifying features” were visible. The caller confronted the man and contacted police. Officers arrived and learned that the man was from Wales and “did not understand what he did was inappropriate due to a lack of culture and state-law knowledge.” The man apologized for his actions and no further police action was taken.
Police were called about a fight at the intersection of Woodbury Drive and Valley Creek Road. It was a youth hockey team having and end-of-year party at Carmine’s. They were having a snowball fight in the parking lot.
A student tried to grab an officer’s gun on a school bus. See: Police Report: Student Tries to Grab Woodbury Officer’s Gun on School Bus
A mother game and got her two intoxicated sons after they and a friend got into a shoving match at the Tavern Grill.