Police reports: Grad party assault, motorist-on-cyclist confrontation, more ...Woodbury police reports for June 7-12
A Woodbury resident reported June 7 hearing possible gun shots in the area of Hazel Trail Drive. Police were called for extra patrol in the neighborhood.
A Woodbury officer observed suspicious activity June 8 when he noticed two juveniles walking westbound on Valley Creek Road from Queens Drive. The officer stopped them for curfew violation when one of the boys tossed a hacksaw upon the officer activating emergency lights. Police said the boys were on their way to SuperAmerica to steal a bike that had been chained to the building for several weeks. The boys were transported home to their parents.
Police found an athletic training device June 8 at the roundabout at Radio Drive and Bailey Road. The net that was placed there was considered a hazard and later taken to Bielenberg Sports Center.
Police found graffiti on a porta-potty in the east parking lot of Ojibway Park June 8. The Woodbury Public Works Department cleaned off the graffiti.
A Woodbury resident reported June 8 that her social security number was stolen from her bank account. The complainant said she received calls from a financial business that recited her social security number and requested money wired. Her bank informed her that it was a scam.
An anonymous caller reported June 8 that a man who was wearing a hat and a brown shirt was smoking and drinking in the park with his music loud at the second picnic table at Ridge Gate Park. The caller was concerned because there were kids at the park.
Police responded to an assault call June 8 at the 7600 block of Sherwood Road. The complainant reported she was setting up for a graduation party with friends when she and a friend got in an argument over parenting philosophies. Her friend threw a plastic bottle on the ground and told her to leave. When she refused to go, he hit her in the back of the head with an open palm. The complainant said she had no injuries and didn’t press charges.
Police cited a male at the Hudson Road Kwik Trip June 8 for possession of a small amount of marijuana in a vehicle.
An anonymous caller reported June 9 that a male rode up on a bicycle and purchased drugs from “Mike” who lives in Woodbury. The caller stated that “Mike” is on probation. When police arrived, the bicyclist was no longer in the area.
A possible underage drinking party was reported June 9 at the 2200 block of Woodcrest Drive. Police, however, did not find any evidence of alcohol consumption at the party.
An accident with minor injuries was reported June 10 at the intersection of Woodbury Drive and Antrim Road. A driver was cited for following too closely and rear-ending another vehicle that was stopped at traffic.
Police and fire responded to a power line explosion report June 10 at the intersection of Valley Creek Road and Radio Drive. The fire department checked the area and was unable to find any wires that were sparking or blown transformers. Xcel Energy was notified.
An accident with non-life threatening injuries was reported June 10 at Valley Creek Road and Woodbury Drive. Police said it was possibly caused by the power outage that led to traffic signals not functioning.
A Woodbury resident reported June 10 that his home was vandalized with toilet paper. The complainant wanted the area checked.
A Woodbury resident reported June 11 a burning smell from a laundry room. There were no flames or smoke coming from the laundry room. The fire department responded and handled the incident.
A construction crew at the Lake Road and Woodlane Drive intersection punctured a four-inch gas line June 12. Traffic was blocked until crews were able to shut off the gas. The gas company was notified and the road was opened later for normal traffic.
A Woodbury resident riding his bicycle at Settlers Ridge Parkway June 12 reported he was assaulted by a male who was driving beside him and nearly caused a crash. When the complainant stopped to tell the driver to watch where he was going, the driver then asked “what are you going to do about it?” The complainant said the driver exited the vehicle and gave him a hard push that knocked him to the ground before driving off. The complainant didn’t press charges.