Police reports: Burglar chased, tape-measure meltdown, roadway flare-ups, more ...Woodbury police reports for July 5-10.
A resident in the 8100 block of Somerset Road reported July 5 that his wallet was stolen from his vehicle parked in his driveway. There were no signs of forced entry. A credit card in the wallet had been used at a Walmart in Illinois.
A Cub Foods worker reported July 6 that her prescription medication was stolen from an office at the store. The woman said someone stole 50 tablets of Percocet from her purse that had been left in the office. There is a possible suspect.
An officer acted on information July 7 that a resident in the 400 block of Lakeview Alcove had two felony drug warrants for his arrest. The officer went to the residence and arrested the man after a resident there confirmed he was home at the time. The man was arrested without incident.
Police were called July 7 to a home in the 1400 block of Corral Lane for a theft report. A woman there said her engagement ring was missing. The woman later informed police that someone she knew took the ring, which was located.
A resident in the 2100 block of Woodbury Circle reported a theft July 7. The man said he went out to his open garage at about 3 a.m. when he saw a male standing outside near his boat. The resident, brandishing a flashlight, yelled at the person, who fled on a bicycle. The resident chased the suspect for about a block. The resident later realized it was his own bike, valued at $600, the suspect used to get away.
Police were called July 7 to Carver Lake Beach for suspicious activity. A caller reported seeing a pickup truck drive down a footpath to the beach to unload a grill. Police arrived on scene and found about 20 family members standing around a grill in the beach area. An officer told the people that taking a vehicle down the pedestrian trail violates city law.
Officers responded July 7 to CVS Pharmacy, 2150 Eagle Creek Lane, for an irate customer. The customer, a Woodbury man, became angry and started screaming while waiting in line to buy a tape measure. Other customers left their purchases and left due to the scene. Police removed the man, who was cited for disorderly conduct.
A Woodbury woman made an assault report July 7 after an incident near Lake Ridge and Brookview roads. The woman told police she was walking down the street when a vehicle approached and another female got out of it and punched her in the face. The suspect denied the allegations.
Police were called for a malicious mischief report July 8 at Woodbury Drive and Bailey Road. Someone had removed the “gym” lettering from a Gold’s Gym sign at Xperience Fitness – formerly Gold’s Gym – and placed it beneath the Wedgewood neighborhood sign. The monument sign then read “Wedgewood Gym.” The sign was returned to Xperience Fitness.
A resident in the 2600 block of Mallard Drive reported July 8 that his garage had been burglarized. Cash and change had been taken from a vehicle parked in an unlocked garage.
A resident in the 2600 block of Windsor Lane reported July 9 that he answered a doorbell at his home, looked outside, and saw that his yard was covered in toilet paper.
A resident in the 6600 block of Buckingham Road reported July 9 that a lawn ornament of a “Dutch” girl holding a pot of gold had been stolen from his property. Loss: $25.
A Woodbury resident in reported July 9 that his son’s bicycle was stolen at Walmart, 10240 Hudson Road. Loss: $400.
A resident in the 2200 block of Cascade Plaza reported July 9 that his boat, a 2000 Alumacraft with a 25 horsepower motor, was stolen from his property. The theft occurred while the family was away. The trailer’s hitch was not locked. Total loss, including fishing equipment: $5,275.
Police conducting surveillance July 9 at Holiday, 2030 Eagle Creek Lane, arrested two people for drug possession. Police observed a short-term visit between the two suspect, both of whom are from Woodbury. After a traffic stop, police found several marijuana pipes and a large bong.
A Newport woman reported July 9 that she saw a glass bottle burning in the road in the 6600 block of Bailey Road. An officer found a glass bottle filled with gasoline burning in a ditch. A similar glass bottle with a liquid was found broken in the middle of Bailey Road.
Police were called July 10 to Dairy Queen for an unruly customer. A man there was reportedly swearing at children and other customers.