Police reports: Kittens galore, 'dine and dash,' stolen socks, more ...Woodbury police reports for July 19-24
A resident in the 600 block of Martha Lane reported July 19 that she found kittens stuck in a window well. An officer retrieved the kittens, which were taken to the Animal Humane Society.
A Mahtomedi woman reported July 19 that her cellphone was stolen at Valhalla, 6043 Hudson Road. An employee at the center believed he knew who the suspect was.
A Woodbury man reported July 19 that he lost his credit card somewhere in the city. He later discovered unauthorized charges on the account.
Police were called July 19 to Red Roof Inn, 1806 Wooddale Drive, for an assault report. Officers determined no assault had occurred, but the suspect, a Woodbury man, was transported to detox in Hastings.
Workers at Perkins, 7325 Currell Blvd., reported five teenagers executed a “dine and dash” July 19. An Anoka woman and four friends intentionally left the restaurant without paying a $27 bill. An officer located the group leaving the Woodbury movie theater. They were taken to Perkins where they paid the bill in full.
A franchisee at Bonus Building Care, 2042 Wooddale Drive, reported July 20 that an employee had not returned company equipment and had taken funds. The complainant was told to handle the complaint through civil, not criminal, means.
A Woodbury resident reported finding kittens near Woodbury Drive and Valley Creek Road. An officer retrieved the kittens and took them to the Animal Humane Society.
Cravings Wine Bar, 755 Bielenberg Drive, reported July 21 that a customer left without paying for wine. The suspect paid for a $50 bar tab, then decided to stay for two more glasses of wine. When he went to pay for those drinks, his credit card was declined. He said he was going to get cash from an ATM but never returned.
A resident in the 9300 block of Turnberry Alcove reported July 22 that his bicycle was stolen. The unlocked bike was valued at $450.
An officer on patrol in the 10000 block of Hudson Road reported finding someone fishing through a Dumpster. The suspect, a Lake Elmo woman with a history of thefts, said she was searching for boxes for a friend who was moving. She was advised of local laws prohibiting scavenging and left.
A resident in the 10000 block of Dale Road reported July 22 that a generator, a chainsaw, nailers and another sawing device were stolen from his unlocked barn. Loss: $3,050.
A resident in the 7500 block of Newbury Road reported July 23 that his house had been egged. No damage.
A Woodbury man reported July 23 that items were missing from his vehicle after picking it up at Abra Auto Body, 8230 Hudson Road. Loose change, earrings and socks were taken from his glove compartment.
Police were called July 23 to Red Roof Inn for a cellphone theft. The $400 phone was not located, but police discovered a car belonging to one of the occupants was illegally parked in a handicapped spot without a handicapped person present. The handicap placard was seized. All of the occupants were evicted from the motel at management’s request.
A resident in the 10000 block of Grand Valley Lane reported July 23 that her neighbor’s dog attacked her dog. The injured dog was taken to an animal hospital. The suspect dog was labeled potentially dangerous.
Police were called July 24 to Super America, 1551 Woodlane Drive, for a shoplifting complaint. A man took two pizzas and a jar of chip dip from the store without paying. The pizzas were recovered. The chip dip was not. The suspect was cited for theft.