Monday, January 28, 2013
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Jan. 15-21.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports. A man reported that his vehicle, parked at the Woodbury 10 Theatre, had been keyed. He said he accidentally parked in two spaces and assumed it was retaliation. A Hudson Bay resident reported that the front door of his townhome was kicked in and a safe was stolen from a bedroom closet. A woman reported being followed in a road rage incident. She was going southbound on Manning Avenue and the other car followed her toward the Stonemill Farms neighborhood before turning off. A man tried to cash a fraudulent check from his grandmother’s account at U.S. Bank. Police forwarded the information to the Washington County Attorney’s Office, but she did not want to press charges. A St…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A Woodbury man faces a felony assault charge stemming from the Jan. 13 incident.
After being startled by a mousetrap his brother set in an effort to play a prank, a Woodbury man allegedly began punching his sibling in the head and now faces a felony assault charge. Matthew Joseph Nelson, 23, was the apparent victim of the Jan. 13 prank that sparked the altercation and left his brother needing four stitches to close a cut on his lip. According to the criminal complaint: Woodbury police were called to a home at the 2300 block of Cascade Plaza South on a report of a domestic assault between brothers. They had been helping their mother set mousetraps. Nelson’s mother and brother were teasing him about setting a mousetrap in his bed, and he later decided to leave. When he went downstairs to his room to get his keys, he …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Jan. 8-14.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports. A driver was cited for failure to yield following a head-on crash at Woodlane Drive and Stratford Road. A report of suspicious people in a neighborhood on Oak Ridge Trail turned out to be two people from the Church of Latter-day Saints. Pills, marijuana, a pipe and an open bottle were found in a car with four individuals inside when an officer stopped the vehicle over at the 6000 block of Hudson Road after seeing the occupants acting suspiciously. An employee at the Red Roof Inn called police because she was concerned about a dog a customer had in a room. The renter told the employee she had given the dog “human” pain pills. Police made contact with the woman, who said the …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Dec. 4-10.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports. Police responded to a road rage incident between two men that started on Interstate 694, continuing to the Valley Creek Road exit. They were reportedly giving each other the middle finger and yelling at each other and using derogatory words. One apparently told to the other to “call his boyfriend” and the other told police he was laughing while he was being yelled at. “Both drivers were advised of their poor decisions,” the report says. No charges were requested. Two golf clubs valued at $360 together, along with a $40 box of balls, were reported stolen from Golf Galaxy. A resident at the 6000 block of Romeo Road called police to say she was called by a “phone bank” …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Nov. 20-26.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports. A case of Michelob Golden Draft Light was stolen from an outdoor cooler at Green Mill. A handle was broken on the cooler. A resident at the 2000 block of Lamplight Circle called police after he drove past a neighbor’s home and a man standing outside raised his arm in a manner the caller found threatening. Police contacted the neighbor, who said he was trying to wave and wanted to put previous issues to rest. The caller told police he “does not want any neighbors to engage him in any manner.” An employee at the Red Roof Inn called police after seeing a man apparently hiding in a vending area. Police made contact with the man, who said he was visiting a friend who kicked him …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Here's a weekly listing of crime incidents and police and fire related calls in Washington County.
The following is a collection of articles that appeared on Stillwater Patch, Woodbury Patch and Oakdale Patch the week of Nov. 26 through Dec. 1. Click on the headline to read the full article. Gunman, Cohort Wearing Blue Bandanas Rob Couple Oakdale police responded to an aggravated robbery report on Friday, Nov. 23. Man Found Guilty of Molesting 9-Year-Old Girl at Grandpa's House Eddie Joe Cintella was found guilty in Washington County District Court. Jail Bookings: Elementary School, Thanksgiving Day Arrests Jail bookings information from Nov. 19 to Nov. 25 provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Beecroft's Attorney Asks Court Dismiss Murder Indictment Nicole Beecroft's attorneys are arguing that the murder indictment falls …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Nov. 13-19.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports. (Editor’s note: This week’s installment is shorter because of the holiday.) Workers at Acapulco called police about a couple that often comes in and begins to argue with one another, and after they started another fight on Nov. 13 they were issued trespass notices. A man who had a falling out with his roommate—a man previously accused of breaking a door and putting a hole in a wall at the Woodbury home—called police to report that his cat was missing, and he suspected his roommate of taking the animal. It was described as looking “just like Garfield.” His roommate had chastised him in the past for not spending enough time with the cat. Furniture was also rearranged. A man …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Nov. 7-12.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports. A Minneapolis man told police he was fired from Dickey’s BBQ because he was voting and late to work the day before. A motorist stopped for a lane violation at the 6400 block of Lake Road registered a .107 on a preliminary breath test and was booked on suspicion of DWI. Police were called about a suspicious man who opened and closed a mailbox on Woodbury Drive. Officers were unable to locate the individual. Following reports of a man asking suspicious questions at Freeziac, police were able to make contact with the individual. After speaking with him, officers determined his intentions may have been to flirt with female employees at the shop and he simply came off the wrong…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The incident happened at Woodbury Drive and Hudson Road the night of Nov. 9.
A veteran Woodbury police officer was assaulted at about 11:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, according to police. The officer was not seriously injured in the incident, which happened at the intersection of Woodbury Drive and Hudson Road, said police spokeswoman Michelle Okada. Backup was deployed to the scene and a man was arrested. Charges against the suspect are pending, Okada said. “The officer is doing OK,” she said. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Monday, November 12, 2012
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Oct. 30 through Nov. 5.
The following information was obtained from recent police reports. An officer freed a cat from a sewer drain at the 10700 block of Knollwood Lane and returned the animal to its owner. A man at the 3000 block of Devonshire Drive started yelling at his mother’s neighbor about an incident involving his dog a month ago. He was swearing at the neighbor because he had kicked his dog. But the neighbor denied it, and said he used his foot to push the dog away from him after he was attacked. A tree-trimming crew in the area told police the man was out of control and screaming for no reason. Police were called to a Woodbury gym after a man got upset and caused a scene when he was asked to leave a cycling class. Staff told officers he was …