Police reports: Ski mask-wearing burglar encountered, speeder caught going 80 mph in 40 zone, more ...Woodbury police reports for Nov. 15-19
Police were called Nov. 15 to Champps Americana, 8418 Tamarack Village, for a theft from motor vehicle report. Someone smashed out a window and took a purse inside it than contained makeup. Damage and theft loss totaled $360.
A Woodbury resident called police Nov. 17 to report his home had been burglarized and his cat was missing. The man said he arrived home to find furniture rearranged and the can nowhere to be found. He suspected a former roommate who had been critical in the past of how he cared for the cat. Valuables, including high-end stereo equipment and jewelry, were not taken.
A vehicle driven by a Cottage Grove man rearended a vehicle driven by a Woodbury woman Nov. 17 at Valley Creek Road and Tower Drive. The female driver was taken by ambulance to Woodwinds Health Campus after complaining of neck pain and nausea. The Cottage Grove driver was cited for driving without due care.
Police were called Nov. 18 to the 10000 block of Brookhaven Drive for a theft report. Two people at the residence reported hearing a “bang” sound around 11:15 p.m., but weren’t alarmed by the noise. They later discovered the windows smashed out of two vehicles and numerous items, including a laptop computer, taken from inside them. Theft loss and damaged totaled $2,150.
Police issued a Woodbury man a ticket Nov. 18 for reckless driving after he was caught going 80 mph in a 40 mph zone.
Police were called Nov. 19 to a residence in the 700 block of Meadowood Drive for an interrupted burglary. A resident came home to find a male wearing a ski mask in the house. The suspect, who was reportedly looking for lottery winnings, ran out of the house.
A female complainant reported Nov. 19 that her vehicle would not start while parked at Extended Stay America. She noticed oil leaking and belts cut in the engine compartment. After shutting the hood, she noticed a White Bear Lake man and a female she recognized standing nearby. The male stated, “You like that? I got my gun with me too.” The woman then ran inside and called 911. Police spoke with the suspect over the phone.