The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
A Peasant Court South resident contacted police to express her concern over a lack of roadwork signage in neighborhoods surrounding the Woodbury Drive construction project. She also had concerns with traffic flow in the area. Her concerns were passed along to Washington County Public Works and the city’s traffic unit.
A freezer door from Little Caesar’s at Tamarack Village was reported stolen. Surveillance video showed a car pulling up and a man getting out and taking the door. Crews were working on the freezer at the time of the theft. Police were investigating.
An intoxicated man at the Red Roof Inn was taken to Regions Hospital for evaluation.
Three East Ridge High School seniors were busted inside the football field at about 11:30 p.m. An officer arrived and saw a lone vehicle and heard noises coming from the field. The trio eventually crawled through an opening in the gate and told police they were bored and throwing rocks at the bleachers. They were polite and cooperative, but their parents “were not happy and will deal with the (subjects) when they get home,” the report says. Officers planned to follow up with East Ridge staff to make sure nothing was damaged.
A road rage incident broke out after two drivers got into a confrontation at the intersection of Afton Road and Bielenberg Drive. One woman said she gave the other driver the finger and was followed. She told police the other driver swerved at her and someone in the car threw a penny at her vehicle. The other driver said she merely honked and denied swerving at the other car and throwing the penny. The parties were advised their alleged behavior was disorderly.
A resident at the 3200 block of York Alcove reported that his wallet was stolen from his car while the vehicle was parked in his closed garage.
Police were called about an irate customer at the SuperAmerica off Lake Road. The man was upset because he was not allowed to buy cigarettes with his friend’s credit card. He tried again to buy the smokes with his friend present, but employees said they would not sell to him because his friend was under 18. He then started to yell at workers. They were gone by the time police arrived.
Police pulled over a vehicle for speeding near Lake Road and Tahoe Drive, and smelled alcohol coming from the car. The driver said she hadn’t been drinking; police saw a case of beer and bottle of rum in the back seat. She eventually admitted she had a few beers, then performed poorly on field sobriety tests and registered a .149 on a preliminary breath test. She was booked at the Washington County Jail on suspicion of DWI and cited for speeding.
A driver reported someone throwing a McDonald’s bag out the window of a moving car near the restaurant. The vehicle then got on Interstate 694.
Someone burned a tire and two logs at the Woodbury dog park.
A worker at the Country Inn & Suites called police after a rude and disrespectful customer came to the front desk and took the employee’s picture and said, “I love social media.” An officer spoke with the man, who said he would erase the photo.
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