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Police reports: Burglar KO'd in Woodbury home, car theft interrupted, more ...

A resident in the 1600 block of Thornhill Lane reported Sept. 11 that a $150 mountain bike was stolen from his garage.

Police responded Sept. 13 to Goodwill, 10450 Hudson Road, for a theft report. A Somerset, Wis., woman came out of the store to find a man attempting to enter her vehicle with a “slim Jim” device. The suspect said the vehicle belonged to his sister, who had locked her keys in the car. He then fled on foot toward Walmart and disappeared in a weeded area.

A Woodbury man reported a burglary Sept. 13. The side door of the residence had been kicked in and numerous belongings, including a $400 television, were reported missing. No suspects.

An officer on patrol Sept. 13 at the Woodbury High School football game was notified by event staff that a student showed signs of drunkenness. The officer located the student, who smelled of alcohol and admitted to drinking rum before the game. The student, who attends East Ridge High School, showed the officer the bottle from which he had been drinking, which was inside his vehicle. The student, whose blood-alcohol content was 0.11, was cooperative with the officer and dumped out the remaining rum from the bottle. He received a Youth Service Bureau referral.

Police were called Sept. 14 to a residence on Falstaff Road for a medical involving a 21-year-old man who was not alert. Investigation of the incident revealed the patient had been punched after breaking into the home. Neither the patient nor the resident sought police intervention.

A juvenile from Woodbury sought out police about an assault that occurred after she snuck out of her house at 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 14. She provided few details and was advised to call back if she wanted to file a formal report.

Police were called Sept. 15 to Woodbury 10 Theater for a report of 40 juveniles in the parking lot yelling at each other. The group had dispersed by the time police arrived. 

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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