100-mph chase in St. Anthony

100-mph chase in St. Anthony

When police attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle July 15 the driver accelerated at speeds up to 100 mph, but the chase was soon called off due to safety concerns. The vehicle was found abandoned at 37th Avenue N.E. and Stinson Boulevard and the driver was located hiding nearby. The 34-year-old woman was booked at the Hennepin County Jail for felony motor vehicle theft and felony fleeing police. 


Bulletin Area police reports week of Aug. 7, 2013

Arden Hills Mounds View New Brighton North Oaks St. Anthony Shoreview Vadnais Heights

Arden Hills

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Mounds View

Arrests
• Two 19-year-old men were arrested for possession of synthetic marijuana pending test results after the New Brighton driver was pulled over July 19 in the 2700 block of County Hwy. 10 for not wearing a seatbelt. He was booked at the jail on probable cause fourth-degree driving under the influence of drugs. The passenger, a local man, was cited for pot possession in addition to the pending drug charge.

Slumper
• A slumper was reported the night of July 18 in a vehicle on Sunnyside Road with the lights on, engine running and a small dog in her lap. The 35-year-old Minneapolis woman was awakened, tested .21 percent BAC and was booked at the jail for third-degree gross-misdemeanor DWI. The little dog was impounded at a vet clinic for its own safety.

Theft 
• Thieves reduced the pile of landscaping river rocks delivered and left in the driveway of a residence in the 5200 block of Sunnyside Road July 14. The amount of the loss is unknown.
• An inept thief used a shaved key to back a Honda Accord with two flat tires out of a garage in the 8400 block of Pleasant View Drive on July 19. The vehicle was found nearby on Knollwood Drive.
• Youths worked on creating their own arrest records by stealing two cans of Gatorade and “a few” bags of chips before driving away from a gas station July 21 in the 2200 block of County Road I. The loss was estimated at $12.

Toilet torching
• An anal retentive firebug lit up a Port-O-Potty in the wee hours of July 23. Police and firefighters from the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department extinguished the blaze. Damage was estimated at $300.  
   
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New Brighton

Arrest
• An officer patrolling the Long Lake boat launch on Beach Road at closing time shortly before midnight July 27, came upon a woman sitting in her car smoking pot and watching a movie. The 20-year-old out of White Bear Lake was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Theft
• An unlocked sliding screen door from the deck into the occupied house in the 1900 block of 20th Avenue N.W. led to a burglary overnight July 25. Cash in the amount of $100 and a $1,500 Dell laptop computer were taken. According to the New Brighton Dept. of Public Safety, more than 60 percent of the burglaries in the city are the result of unsecured doors.
• A man with apparent special needs was arrested after he was stopped July 30 pushing a cart loaded with large packages of toilet paper and a giant size box of Tide out of a store in the 2600 block of Rice Creek Road July 30 without settling up. The 49-year-old out of St. Paul was cited for misdemeanor theft.  

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North Oaks

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St. Anthony

Arrest 
• Police arrested a 30-year-old woman July 15 in the 3100 block of Stinson Boulevard for assaulting three people inside a home and starting a fire inside. She was booked at the jail on three counts of assault and gross-misdemeanor arson.    

Man down 
• Officers responded to a July 21 report of a man down in Silverwood Park. After testing a big .39 percent BAC, the 35-year-old was transported to a “special care facility.” 

Panned 
• Unpleasantness between two men manifested itself July 17 at Diamond Eight Terrace when a 23-year-old threw a pan at another man. The would-be victim ducked however, and the pan took out the glass in the apartment building entryway. The suspect then threw a second pan, nailing the 22-year-old victim in the head. The suspect fled, the victim was treated for his injuries and an investigation continues.

Theft
• A man old enough to know better left his bicycle unlocked and leaning against his trailer overnight in the 2500 block of Lowry Avenue. In the morning, the 78-year-old found that the $120 bike had disappeared.  

Trespassing 
• A “reporting party” told police July 18 that he had looked in the windows of a church in the 2700 block of 33rd Avenue N.E. and observed “suspicious activity.” Church officials explained the activity to police and requested “no trespassing” orders against the ”reporting party.” The “reporting party” was advised he has been trespassed from the church property. 

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Shoreview

Assault
• Deputies are looking for a 24-year-old woman on a pending charge of felony domestic assault after she allegedly shoved a glass into her boyfriend’s neck. The 26-year-old man was treated for lacerations July 27 and released.   

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Vadnais Heights

Theft 
• Three suspects entered a liquor store in the 1100 block of County Road E the afternoon of July 18, two women distracted the clerk and a man grabbed two handfuls of the good stuff. Eight bottles of pricey Ciroc and Grey Goose vodkas, valued at $307, went missing. An investigation continues. 

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