Police reports: Pork chop false alarm, coyote encounter, auto crash with injuriesWoodbury police reports for Oct. 11-16.
Two patients were hospitalized with head injuries Oct. 11 after a two-vehicle crash at Bielenberg Drive and Afton Road. The vehicles collided after a female Woodbury driver failed to yield right of way. She and the other driver, a Woodbury man, were taken to Woodwinds Health Campus with head injuries.
Firefighters responded Oct. 12 to a home in the 6100 block of Garbe Avenue after smoke was seen coming from the residence. There was no fire; the resident was grilling pork chops in his backyard.
A resident in the 300 block of Meadow Lane received a warning after police received a report that he had left his recreational fire unattended. The area was also under a burning restriction at the time.
Police were called Oct. 14 to the 6100 block of Dell Lane for a bear sighting. A woman there reported seeing an approximately 300 pound bear walking along Woodbine Avenue toward Shawnee Park. An officer searched the area, finding only a large flock of wild turkeys. The officer suspected there was no bear in the area due to the presence of the turkeys.
A resident in the 7600 block of Afton Court reported Oct. 15 that he found a coyote standing in his driveway that ran off as he entered the driveway. An officer also located the coyote in the area and was able to scare it off into the woods. The resident was told to make as much noise as possible during coyote encounters.
Emergency crews responded Oct. 16 to a single vehicle crash in the 8600 block of Dale Road. A motorist had struck a telephone pole, was unconscious and bleeding from the head. No other details released.
Police responded Oct. 16 to Woodbury High School, 2665 Woodlane Drive, for possession of drug paraphernalia. The school nurse called the officer to her office after a student collapsed in the hall and was sweating heavily. The student admitted to taking the drug Aderall without a prescription. An investigation of the student’s backpack turned up lighters, a baggie that smelled of marijuana, a marijuana pipe and a grinder that also smelled of pot. The student received a Youth Service Bureau referral.