Police reports: Motorcycle road rage, burglaries, more ...Woodbury police reports from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3.
A resident in the 6800 block of Sandlewood Road reported Sept. 28 that a man she knows took her vehicle and didn’t return it. Police ran a check on the vehicle and it was located at the Minneapolis police impoud lot. The vehicle had been recovered after a hit-and-run crash. The suspect, a Woodbury man, denied driving it during the hit-and-run.
An Inver Grove Heights man reported a road rage incident Sept. 28 after driving on Interstate 94. The motorist said he accidentally merged between two motorcyclists on the highway, one of whom began driving aggressively afterward. The motorcyclist pulled in front of the Inver Grove Heights driver and slammed on his brakes, followed him closely and yelled at him. The motorcyclist followed the motorist to the Kohl’s parking lot in Woodbury and rode in circles around his vehicle. The motorcyclist was gone when police arrived.
Police were called Sept. 28 to Plato’s Closet, 10150 Hudson Road, for a suspicious activity report. A worker there said a man who had shoplifted at the store earlier in the month returned with clothing to sell back to the store. The worker was unable to confirm the apparel was stolen, but requested the man be trespassed from the store. Police were unable to identify or contact the suspect.
A Stillwater Township resident reported Sept. 29 that her purse was stolen while parked at Bielenberg Sports Center. The $150 purse, which contained $40 in cash, had been left in her sister’s vehicle. There was no sign of forced entry.
Police on patrol Sept. 29 saw a Zimmerman, Minn., man run from his car into PDQ, 1511 Weir Drive. Police learned the man had an active warrant for issuing dishonored checks. The man ran out of the store and spoke with another man, identified as an Oakdale resident. Police stopped the Zimmerman man’s vehicle and arrested him. The Oakdale man was released from custody without charges.
A resident in the 6900 block of Lydia Lane reported Sept. 30 that her purse was stolen from her vehicle parked at her residence.
A Lake Ridge Drive resident reported a theft Oct. 1. A man there said a $700 ring was missing from his wife’s jewelry box. There are possible suspects.
A resident in the 2300 block of Cypress Drive reported Oct. 2 that his residence was burglarized. Someone entered through a patio door and took a laptop computer valued at $400. No suspects.
A resident in the 8900 block of Thomas Lane reported Oct. 2 that his sister-in-law’s vehicle had been broken into at the residence. A GPS unit, a cellphone charger and loose change were taken from the vehicle.
Police were called Oct. 10 to the 6900 block of Ashwood Road for a burglary report. A resident there reported someone entered the apartment complex’s garage and took a checkbook from inside his vehicle. Evidence from the scene was requested to be processed.
Police were called Oct. 3 to the 1200 block of Silverwood Court for a theft report. A resident there spotted a suspicious vehicle that she suspected was involved in thefts of political lawn signs. Police located the vehicle, which was occupied by two people, apparently delivering newspapers. No political signs were found in the vehicle, but a Cottage Grove man in the truck was found to have an active Hennepin County warrant. He was arrested.