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Police reports: Parking lot bar fight, racial taunts at football game, flasher reported, more ...

Police were called Sept. 24 to the 2800 block of Oriole Circle for a report of two people going into the back seat of a Geo Tracker and disrobing. One person was seen exiting the vehicle, though it was unoccupied when police arrived.

A woman reported Sept. 25 that her 8-year-old son was assault near a playground in the 7700 block of Dunmore Road. A girl had wrestled the complainant’s son to the ground and put her knee in his back, which left light bruising. The girl said they were playing, but that the boy had first thrown sand in her face.

Officers responded Sept. 26 to T-Mobile on Hudson Place for a disturbance. A man and a woman were both heard yelling, “Stop! I can’t take it anymore!” The couple then left in a vehicle for Sam’s Club. Police checked with staff there, who said no additional disturbances had occurred.

An Oakdale woman reported Sept. 26 that a male motorist exposed himself in the Woodbury Lakes parking lot. The woman said the man was following her down Tamarack Road to Springhill Drive to Hudson Road in an SUV, then showed his genitalia near Buy Buy Baby. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his late 20s or early 30s driving a late ‘90s or early 2000s light-blue SUV.

A man reported Sept. 26 that some of his belongings were missing after he used a moving company to move from Woodbury to Oakdale. A laptop computer and a hard drive were among missing items.

The parent of a 14-year-old boy reported Sept. 27 that he had been chased by seven other kids near Battle Creek Lake. Police investigated the area and found four juvenile males at a party near Menomonie Park. The said “a young kid” had been spotted near their trucks. He took off running when they went to check on him. The older youths said they didn’t hurt or threaten the younger boy. Police spoke with the younger boy, who admitted to being near the trucks but denied disturbing anything.

Police were alerted Sept. 27 that during a Woodbury High School football game, four people in the bleachers were spitting on people beneath them and calling them racial slurs. Among things said by the three white males and one white female were, “Go eat your chicken” and “Drink your Kool-Aid.” Police were unable to locate the suspects after being alerted by the father of a victim.

An anonymous caller reported an underage party on Sept. 27 near Timberwood Road and Horseshoe Lane. Police investigated, but turned up no sign of underage drinking. The homeowner was briefed on the city’s noise ordinance.

Police were called Sept. 28 to a Cochrane Drive home for a disturbance involving an unwanted woman. The caller said his ex-fiancee came to his home and the two started arguing. The woman, a St. Paul resident, threw the complainant’s phone in a toilet. The woman had left by the time police arrived.

A Woodbury man reported Sept. 28 that a motorist followed him and drove recklessly during a road rage incident near Woodbury Drive and Hudson Road. The officer contacted the suspect, who was briefed on possible consequences and given a verbal warning.

Cowboy Jack’s, 1690 Woodlane Drive, reported a fight in the parking lot at 2:04 a.m. Sept. 29. Police were told by security and the bus drive that a juvenile female and a Northfield, Minn., woman were fighting on a party bus. The females had fistfuls of the other’s hair after being separated by security. The fight began after the juvenile female insulted the bride. Both combatants sought charges against one another; police obliged and cited each for disorderly conduct. A Cottage Grove woman who had been involved in the fracas “continued in her rudeness to/of the bus driver” and was kicked off the bus. She and the juvenile combatant were taken to detox in Hastings “due to their intoxication level and danger to self and others.”

A resident in the 6400 block of Edgewood Avenue reported Sept. 29 that her home was burglarized. A door was found kicked in. The resident, who suspected the break-in occurred sometime after 3 p.m. Sept. 27 while she was away, was in the process of documenting stolen items.

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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