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April 11, 2013
Child abduction attempt reported in Newport
Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect involved in a recent attempted child abduction near Newport Elementary School. A fourth-grade girl who attends Newport Elementary told police she was walking home from school about 4 p.m. Friday, April 5, near Seventh...
April 11, 2013 - 2:03pm
Police reports: Abduction attempt allegation, bank protesters, bike shop scam, more ...
A worker at Penn Cycle, 6415 Lake Road Terrace, reported an employee theft incident March 26. A person came into the bike shop to report that his friend had pawned several bikes from the store while the friend worked there. Penn Cycle officials looked into the allegations and learned...
April 11, 2013 - 7:55am
April 10, 2013
Man accused in Woodbury burglary cases
A jury trial is scheduled for a Lake Elmo man accused of burglarizing two businesses in Woodbury in March. Robert Louis Canfield, 42, was charged March 25 with two counts of third-degree burglary, both felonies, after allegedly breaking into Public Storage on Hudson Road and 2001...
April 10, 2013 - 10:55am
April 8, 2013
Afton, Minn., man allegedly strangled cat to death during tirade
An Afton man was charged with a felony after he allegedly strangled a cat to death after a domestic disturbance at his home. Washington County deputies were called March 14 to the home of Thomas Allen Disselkamp for a domestic disturbance report. According to a criminal complaint: When...
April 8, 2013 - 8:07am
April 4, 2013
Police reports: Residential burglaries, neighbor lawn dispute, assault on juvenile
Police were called March 19 to homes in the 9000 block of Preserve Trail and the 9000 block of Starlight Drive for burglaries. The burglaries involved open garages while residents were home. An Oakdale suspect was identified in both incidents. A resident in the 1000 block of Heather...
April 4, 2013 - 7:45am
April 2, 2013
Washington County 911 dispatchers honored for handling of Red Roof incident
There was no question Aug. 31, 2012, was a stressful night for many members of the local law enforcement community. That included 911 dispatchers,...
April 2, 2013 - 3:45pm
March 28, 2013
Police reports: Subway food freak-out, underage party busted, vehicle break-in, more ...
A Woodbury man reported March 12 that his garage on Collingwood Lane was burglarized. Carpentry equipment and a gardening tool, estimated at a total value of $870, were taken from the detached garage, which is an open space accessible through multiple doors. Police found an unlocked...
March 28, 2013 - 7:44am
March 26, 2013
Woodbury hostage negotiators receive top honors
The Washington County hostage negotiation team, members of which worked for hours to remove 10 people from a deadly situation last year at the Red Roof Inn, received an award on Monday for their work. Three Woodbury police officers - detectives Jeff Zerwas, Chris Rheault and Michelle...
March 26, 2013 - 2:25pm
March 21, 2013
Police reports: Bar fight, pet store oddity, stolen car, more ...
A Lakeland woman reported March 6 that items were stolen from her vehicle outside the YMCA, 2175 Radio Drive. The woman found the vehicle's window smashed out. A bag containing a Bible was missing. A St. Paul man reported March 6 that $1,000 worth of bull riding equipment was stolen...
March 21, 2013 - 12:03pm
March 15, 2013
Jail book-ins for March 14-15
According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the following people recently were booked into the Washington County jail on suspicion of new charges or for pending court activity. All are considered innocent until proven guilty. Thursday, March 14 Brandon Fridolfson, 27,...
March 15, 2013 - 9:30am
March 14, 2013
Police reports: Road rage with knife, pooch Maced in face, problematic posturing, more ...
Police responded Feb. 26 to a theft from work site in the 11000 block of Wagon Wheel Curve. A complainant reported that $4,550 in siding equipment left at the site was stolen after a security cable was cut. There were no witnesses to the theft. A resident in the 3000 block of Copper...
March 14, 2013 - 8:27am
March 13, 2013
Jail book-ins for Wednesday, March 13
According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the following people recently were booked into the Washington County jail on suspicion of new charges or for pending court activity. All are considered innocent until proven guilty. Wednesday, March 13 William Bellmore, 34, Woodbury,...
March 13, 2013 - 2:15pm
March 12, 2013
Jail book-ins for March 8-12
According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the following people recently were booked into the Washington County jail on suspicion of new charges or for pending court activity. All are considered innocent until proven guilty. Friday, March 8 Melissa Freiberg, 33, Plum,...
March 12, 2013 - 2:00pm
March 7, 2013
Attorney: 'Absolute worst' happened to teen allegedly killed by man arrested in Woodbury
Charges were expected to be filed Friday in the case of a man arrested in Woodbury who is accused of murdering a teenage prostitute. The Anoka...
March 7, 2013 - 4:31pm
Authorities: Woodbury man suspected in murder of St. Paul woman
A 23-year-old Woodbury man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the murder of a St. Paul woman, according to a news release. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office announced today that police, acting on information developed by detectives, executed two search warrants - one in Woodbury...
March 7, 2013 - 12:05pm