The following information was obtained from recent police reports.
Police were called about an unruly customer at Wal-Mart. A woman was trying to return baby formula without a receipt. An officer spoke with the woman, who said she would take her concern to corporate officials with Wal-Mart.
A resident contacted police about a man in a hoodie with the hood up sitting and smoking for 30 minutes near Devonshire Drive. The caller said the man didn’t appear to belong there and was worried about kids walking home from school. Police checked the area but did not find anyone matching the description.
Police were called about a man lying in the grass along Lake Road but were unable to locate the individual.
A manager at Xperience Fitness kicked out three men who didn’t have memberships, and 20 minutes later called police because they were hanging out in the parking lot. An officer arrived and detained the trio on suspicion of a theft at Kohl’s earlier in the day.
After stopping a juvenile for a crosswalk violation at Pioneer Drive and Bailey Ridge Road, an officer later decided to allow the child to write a three-page paper in lieu of a citation. If the paper wasn’t turned in on time, the child was to be cited.
A Woodbury resident contacted police after she believed a neighbor had signed her up for mailers from several companies.
A resident at the 10900 block of Thone Ridge called police for assistance after finding a snake. Officers arrived and were unable to make contact with the caller. They did not find a snake.
A Minneapolis resident contacted police after seeing a man arrive at the St. Paul RV Park in a cab and leave few hours later with his tent and sleeping bag. The caller thought it was suspicious because the man had a young child with him at the time.
An employee at SuperAmerica called police after a man smelling of alcohol came in and spilled a drink on the counter. It also appeared that he had urinated on himself. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the man.
A man transporting a drunken woman home called police after she got out of the car at Valley Creek Road and Interstate 494. He called back to say she got back into the car and he was taking her home.
A call about a fight at Country Inn & Suites between two men who had returned from a wedding party turned out to be “goofing around.”
Police were called to a Carriage Road home after a father and his grown son got into an argument after the Vikings game. It was about “living arrangements and respect,” according to the report. They were calm by the time officers arrived, and the son agreed to spend the night somewhere else. There was no assault reported.
A motorist honked at another car, and both vehicles ended up at Taco Bell, where the driver who was honked at got out and threatened the other person. The caller wanted the incident documented.
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