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Police reports: Tipsy woman takes on bar bouncers, renegade snowmobiler, burglaries, more ...

A Woodbury woman reported at 9:37 a.m. Dec. 11 that unusual activity was occurring at Postal Credit Union, 8499 Tamarack Road. The woman reported the doors were locked and the lights were out, though vehicles were seen in the parking lot. It was determined the bank didn’t up until 10 a.m.

Police responding to a theft from motor vehicle report Dec. 11 at the Woodbury Theater Park and Ride located another vehicle that had been broken into. A  Woodbury man’s duffle bag containing hand tools and jumper cables was taken, along with a garage door opener.  

Officers responded Dec. 14 to Cowboy Jack’s, 1690 Woodlane Drive, for a disturbance. A Woodbury woman drinking at the bar created a disturbance as was kicked out. The woman then went to the neighboring Red Roof Inn and created a disturbance at the front desk. After being asked to leave the motel, the woman returned to Cowboy Jack’s “and got into it again,” including throwing punches at bouncers there. Several taxi cabs were parked outside the restaurant, though no drivers were willing to drive the woman home due to her level of drunkenness and the fact that she had no money. The woman provided a preliminary breath test, which listed a blood-alcohol content of 0.25. She was then transported to a detox facility in Hastings.

Police were called Dec. 14 to Troon Court for a snowmobile complaint from the townhouse association president, who said he fielded several complaints about a neighbor riding his snowmobile through the area. Police made contact with the suspect, who admitted to the offensive snowmobiling and apologized.

A Woodbury man reported Dec. 15 that his Quarry Ridge Lane home had been burglarized. Someone broke in through a front window and stole $1,000 in cash, $3,200 in designer clothing, a $600 watch and a $350 watch., 9501 Hudson Road, reported an employee stole clothing from the workplace. The suspect, a Bloomington woman, admitted to the theft.

An anonymous caller reported Dec. 16 that a Falstaff Terrace resident was blowing snow from his driveway into the street. Police sent the man a letter advising him that such activity violates local laws.

Police were called Dec. 17 to Sierra Court for a burglary. Someone had entered the home through an unlocked sliding glass door in the basement. Missing items included $40 in Mexican pesos and $10 in American currency. Footprints in the snow were documented.

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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