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  • Thursday, March 23, 2017 9:54 AM

    The week of March 13-19,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, March 13

    Firefighters were dispatched at 10 a.m. to a house fire on 306th Street in Derrynane Township. 

    Friday, March 17

    Firefighters responded to a call for medical help from a person on the 200 block of West State Street. Medics determined a person had passed away during the night.

    At 9:45 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a report of a gas leak on the 200 block of West State Street. Residents remained in the building. Firefighters recommended the property manager seek service from CenterPoint Energy.

    Firefighters responded at 11:20 a.m. to a report of a house fire on the 100 block of South Willow Street. Someone burned food. Firefighters helped ventilate the house.

     
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017 9:54 AM

    The week of March 13-19, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, March 13

    Two vehicles parked on the 900 block of Scott Lane received snowbird citations at 12:03 a.m.

    A woman on the 100 block of West Main Street was arrested for disorderly conduct at 2:17 p.m. after she called Scott County dispatch to report a traffic complaint. The woman used indecent language and crude name-calling throughout the phone call.

    A vehicle was stopped at 3:18 p.m. on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive for an equipment violation. The driver, a 29-year-old Montgomery, Minn. man was cited for driving after license revocation.

    At 5:39 p.m., police stopped a vehicle for equipment violations. The driver, a 38-year-old Elysian, Minn. man was cited for driving with a cancelled license. The woman who owned the car was warned for allowing an illegal driver to be driving.

    Tuesday, March 14

    A patrol officer attempted to pull a vehicle over for a speeding violation at 10:47 p.m. on the 200 block of East Orchard Street. When the driver pulled over, the occupants ran away. Police are investigating.

    Thursday, March 16

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:13 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of East South Street called for medical help at 3:01 p.m. A Belle Plaine man, 21, was jailed for domestic assault.

    Friday, March 17

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 8:10 a.m. Medics determined a person had passed away during the night.

    A person in need of medical attention stopped at the police station on East Main Street at 10:16 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man in need of medical attention stopped at the police station on East Main Street at 2:48 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    An officer was assisting another agency with a family check at a house on the 300 block of North Chestnut Street at 3:12 p.m. The officer smelled marijuana in the house. The occupants allowed a search. Drugs and paraphernalia were located. A Belle Plaine man, 35, was cited for possession of both marijuana and paraphernalia.

    A person at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported the theft of liquor at 5:16 p.m. A Shakopee man, 41, was cited for the offense and issued a no-trespassing warning.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of East Main and North Chestnut streets at 11:53 p.m. for driving without headlights. The driver, a Jordan boy, 17, was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana and curfew violations.

    Saturday, March 18

    A Belle Plaine man, 23, was stopped at 12:27 a.m. near the intersection of Hickory Boulevard and East Enterprise Drive for failing to signal a lane change. He was arrested on an outstanding Scott County arrest warrant.

    A St. Louis Park man, 30, was stopped at 2:27 a.m. near the intersection of Main and Walnut streets for a stop sign violation. He was also cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

    A property-damage crash on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 10 a.m.

    Police cited a Belle Plaine man, 37, on the 100 block of South Meridian Street at 9:15 p.m. for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was jailed on an outstanding arrest warrant.

    Police cited two 28-year-old men – one from Belle Plaine, the other from Jordan – near the intersection of Main and Meridian streets at 10:30 p.m. after watching them get into a vehicle with open bottles.

    Property damage at an establishment near the intersection of Main and Meridian streets was reported at 11:29 p.m.

    At 11:57 p.m., a woman and two men on the 900 block of South Walnut Street were cited for underage consumption.

    Sunday, March 19

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Main and Walnut streets at 12:09 a.m. The driver was warned for speeding and a stop sign violation. His passenger, a Shakopee woman, 22, was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    Police observed a Shakopee man, 53, leaving an establishment near the intersection of Main and Meridian streets at 12:21 a.m. with a drink in hand. He was asked several times to return to the bar to finish his drink. He tried to finish it on the sidewalk until the officer finally cited him for drinking on public streets.

    A domestic dispute on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive was reported at 12:56 a.m. A woman from Hamburg, Minn., 29, was jailed for domestic assault.

    A Shakopee woman, 22, was found sleeping in her vehicle near the intersection of West Main and North Willow streets. The vehicle was running. She was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana and arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

    A business owner reported at 1:13 p.m. finding what he thought might be drugs on the curb alongside of his property. Police destroyed the items.

     
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 8:54 AM

    The week of March 6-12,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Wednesday, March 8

    Firefighters responded at 1 a.m. to a single-vehicle crash on County Road 40 in San Francisco Township.

    Saturday, March 11

    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:30 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street.

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 8:53 AM

    The week of March 6-12, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, March 6

    An officer took at 1:02 p.m. a report of property damage at a business on the 300 block of South Walnut Street. Someone tried to break in over the weekend. No entry was made but the lock needed to be repaired.

    Police were called at 5:32 p.m. to a disturbance on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive. One person was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, March 7

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 2:53 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police are investigating the apparent theft of $21 worth of gasoline from a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive.

    Wednesday, March 8

    A person stopped by the police station at 9:01 a.m. to report an assault that occurred last October. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 300 block of East Orchard Street called for medical help at 1:23 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, March 9

    A person on the 100 block of East Main Street reported at 12:37 a.m. a man passed out on the sidewalk. The inebriated man was unable to take care of himself. He was transported to a detox facility.

    A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street reported at 12:54 a.m. a theft. Police are investigating.

    At 10:04 a.m., a person on the 700 block of West Church Street reported a litterbug. The suspect was located, advised of city ordinance and picked up the garbage for appropriate disposal.

    An officer performed a welfare check at 11:03 a.m. on a person on the 500 block of Beaver Street. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Police executed a search warrant on the 100 block of South Meridian Street at 12:03 p.m. They located drugs and drug paraphernalia in the house. A woman, 25, and a man, 41, were formally charged with possession of a controlled substance.

    Police checked on a vehicle parked on the 300 block of West Beaver Street at 8:13 p.m. The people in the vehicle – a woman from Jordan, 19, and a woman from Cologne, 18 – were cited for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

    A person on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane called for medical help at 8:16 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, March 10

    A person came to the police station at 8:21 a.m. to report a possible fraud.  He gave some of his bank information to a caller. Police advised the man to call his card company and bank.

    Saturday, March 11

    Police assisted Jordan police at 12:26 a.m. with a report of an armed person barricaded in a building. A woman was eventually arrested safely.

    A person on the 300 block of South Elm Street called for medical help at 2:52 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, March 12

    A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 12:21 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    An officer observed at 7:37 p.m. a woman walking down the middle of the 100 block of North Meridian Street during the snowfall. The person was hard to see. The officer advised the woman to get off the road to avoid being hit.

  • Thursday, March 09, 2017 11:17 AM

    The week of Feb. 27-March 5, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Feb. 27

    A person on the 900 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 10:01 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Officers assisted school staff on the 1100 block of West Commerce Drive at 12:42 p.m. by staying with a student that had caused a disturbance. They waited for the child’s parents to arrive.

    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 2:50 p.m. near the intersection of Old Highway 169 Boulevard and East Main Street was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    A person on the 400 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 4:22 p.m. a violation of a restraining order.

    A person on the 400 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 4:43 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Tuesday, Feb. 28

    A woman arrested for violating a restraining order on the 400 block of South Chestnut Street was also charged with fifth-degree drug possession. Drugs were found on her person when she was checked into the county jail at 1:46 p.m.

    Wednesday, March 1

    Police checked on a vehicle parked on private property near the intersection of West Church and North Meridian streets at 9:07 p.m. The driver of the vehicle was wanted on outstanding warrants.

    Thursday, March 2

    A person on the 900 block of South Cedar Street reported at 10:45 a.m. fraudulent use of a credit card after a trip to Texas. The completed report will be forwarded to the correct department in Texas.

    The driver of a vehicle, a 19-year-old Jordan man, was stopped at 3:29 p.m. near the intersection of East Prairie and South Ash streets. He was cited for driving after license revocation and possession of marijuana.

    Police were notified at 6:31 p.m. of three people in a vehicle parked on the 600 block of Elm Street with the windows down and loud music playing. The driver, a 20-year-old Belle Plaine man, was cited for possession of marijuana and arrested on outstanding warrants.

    Friday, March 3

    A person on the 1000 block of Prairie Oak Drive called for medical help at 5:13 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 1000 block of West State Street called for medical help at 2:23 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 800 block of East Main Street reported at 3:50 p.m. someone had tried to break into the building. Police found minor damage to the building door’s lock. Police are investigating.

    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and Old Highway 169 Boulevard at 11:11 p.m. The driver, an 18-year-old Belle Plaine man, was cited for the equipment violation, possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol.

    Saturday, March 4

    A person on the 200 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 4:20 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 400 block of Century Street called for medical help at 9:10 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, March 5

    Officers were called at 12:41 a.m. because an inebriated man had left a downtown establishment and had not yet arrived home. He was located by police and turned over to the care of friends.

    The driver of a vehicle, a 25-year-old Shakopee woman, stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and Commerce Drive at 2:08 a.m. for a speeding violation was cited for speeding and arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

    A man was found passed out in the entrance to a building on the 800 block of West Main Street. The inebriated man was checked over by the ambulance crew and turned over to his family members for care.

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:36 AM

    The week of Feb. 6-12,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Tuesday, Feb. 7

    Firefighters responded at 8:30 a.m. to a report of a semi on fire near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street. The fire was squelched and firefighters spent time cleaning up spilled fuel.

     
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:35 AM

    The week of Feb. 6-12, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Feb. 6

    A person on the 100 block of West Commerce Drive reported at 7:38 a.m. the theft of copper from a construction site. Someone broke into a secured area and stole $5,665 worth of material. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 900 block of State Street called for medical help at 4:19 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A man on the 100 block of Church Street reported at 8:01 p.m. the theft of his wallet from a truck.

    Tuesday, Feb. 7

    While investigating a theft report on the 300 block of South Willow Street at 10:42 a.m., police determined the suspect, a 19-year-old man, was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant. He was taken into custody.

    Wednesday, Feb. 8

    A person on the 100 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 3:14 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 5:02 p.m., a person on the 800 block of Sunrise Lane reported a scam. The person paid a fraudulent bill over the phone and later realized it was a swindle. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 900 block of Cobblestone Lane called for medical help at 6:57 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    At 7:54 p.m., a person on the 300 block of South Elm Street called for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Feb. 9

    A property owner on the 300 block of South Walnut Street reported at 10:10 a.m. tenants had damaged the property before moving out. The property owner wanted the issue documented and will handle it through the civil process.

    A Belle Plaine woman, 44, was stopped at 11:02 a.m. near the intersection of North Walnut and East Main streets. She was cited for failing to stop for a stop sign and driving without a license.

    Police assisted a woman parked in a vehicle on the 800 block of East State Street at 12:55 p.m. The woman was suffering a medical issue. She was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 500 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 2:33 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Friday, Feb. 10

    A property-damage crash on private property on the 600 block of West Main Street was reported at 1:10 p.m. While one vehicle was backing out of a parking space, the driver hit the second vehicle that was driving behind her, causing minor damage to the front end.

    Saturday, Feb. 11

    A person on the 500 block of North Chestnut Street reported a domestic disturbance at 12:55 a.m. A man, 35, was arrested for third-degree domestic assault and interfering with a 911 call.

    A person on the 300 block of North Chestnut Street called for medical help at 8:15 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 300 block of East Orchard Street reported at 2:52 p.m. a case of fraud involving a Craigslist transaction. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 11:13 p.m. a possible violation of a court-issued order for protection. The county attorney’s office is reviewing the incident for possible criminal charges.

    Sunday, Feb. 12

    A person on the 500 block of Lindsey Lane called for medical help at 8:38 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Thursday, January 26, 2017 9:39 PM

    The week of Jan. 9-15,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Saturday, Jan. 21

    Firefighters responded at 5:44 p.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 600 block of East Forest Street. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, January 26, 2017 9:38 PM

    The week of Jan. 16-22, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Jan. 16

    A school staff member on the 1100 block of West Commerce Drive reported at 10:16 a.m. a person was dumping trash in the school dumpster. Police advised a man to discontinue the practice.

    At 8:17 p.m., a person on the 200 block of West State Street reported a domestic dispute. A man, 34, was arrested for domestic assault.

    Tuesday, Jan. 17

    A person on the 500 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 12:55 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of Court Street called for medical help at 10:24 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 of West State Street called for medical help at 10:59 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 300 block of North Meridian Street reported at 12:28 p.m. a case of credit card fraud. Someone in another state used the person’s credit card.

    A Waconia man, 45, was stopped near the intersection of North Walnut and East Main streets at 9:30 p.m. for a speeding violation. The person was also cited for driving with an expired license.

    Wednesday, Jan. 18

    Police took a report at 8:57 a.m. of a street sign that was hit and damaged by an unknown driver.

    A person on the 400 of North Cherry Street called for medical help at 6:31 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Jan. 19

    A Belle Plaine woman, 31, was stopped at 8:10 a.m. near the intersection of Ash and East Main streets for no working brake lights. She was also cited for driving with an expired license.

    A woman on the 200 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 7:46 p.m. she had been scammed while trying to buy tickets on Craig’s List.

    Friday, Jan. 20

    A person on the  300 block of North Cedar Street called for medical help. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 400 block of East Forest Street reported at 10:05 a.m. a missing person. The man was later located. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    A man from Jordan, 52, was caught stealing items from a business on the 100 block of East Enterprise Drive. The man was issued a no-trespassing order and cited for theft. The loss was $26.

    A Montgomery man, 29, was stopped at 10:38 p.m. near the intersection of West State and North Meridian streets. He was cited for driving after license revocation.

    Saturday, Jan. 21

    While investigating a report of a domestic dispute near the intersection of South Meridian Street and West Commerce Drive at 7:59 a.m., police discovered an Oakdale man, 35, left the scene. He was later located and cited for driving after license revocation.

    A man reported at 9:53 a.m. graffiti on the entrance wall to the tunnel beneath Highway 169.

    At 5:43 p.m., a person on the 600 block of East Forest Street called for medical help. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A Belle Plaine police officer working a special patrol in New Prague arrested a Montgomery man, 20, for underage consumption, possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    A property-damage crash on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane was reported at 11:57 p.m. A man hit a concrete post.

    Sunday, Jan. 22

    A man, 26, on the sidewalk along the 100 block of North Meridian Street was cited at 1:12 a.m. for having an open beer on a public sidewalk.

    A person on the 400 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:15 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:08 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

     
  • Friday, January 13, 2017 2:35 PM

    The week of Jan. 2-8, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Jan. 2

    A person on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane called for medical help at 6 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A woman was stopped at 8:26 a.m. near the intersection of Old Highway 169 Boulevard and East Main Street. She was cited for driving after license cancellation and driving without proof of insurance.

    Police stopped the driver of a vehicle near the intersection of South Walnut and East Main streets at 2:14 p.m. The vehicle had excessive window tint. Because the driver had been previously warned about the tint, he was cited for illegal window tint.

    A person on the 900 block of Cedar Street called for medical help at 6:58 p.m. A girl was transported to an area hospital.

    A Belle Plaine man, 20, was cited for careless driving in the area of Shea and South Walnut streets after police received a call at 9:29 p.m. He was arrested after police found drugs, drug paraphernalia, and liquor in the vehicle. He was also cited for driving after license revocation.

    Tuesday, Jan. 3

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 7:55 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Jan. 4

    A property-damage crash on the 500 block of Jaymie Court was reported at 1:10 a.m. after a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Belle Plaine man crashed through two fenced yards. He was transported to an area hospital. Police cited him for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Additional charges may be forthcoming as the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street reported at 1:16 p.m. an altercation between two neighbors. A man, 30, was cited for fifth-degree assault.

    Thursday, Jan. 5

    A person on the 200 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 12:10 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 5:39 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Saturday, Jan. 7

    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 6:20 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Jan. 8

    A girl from Le Center was cited at 2:14 a.m. for an illegal U-turn at the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street. She was also warned for excess speed.

     
  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:44 AM

    The week of Dec. 12-18,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Dec. 12

    Firefighters responded at 1:38 p.m. to a call for medical help on the 22700 block of Delaware Avenue in St. Lawrence Township. A man, 42, was not breathing. The man passed away.

    Friday, Dec. 16

    Firefighters were dispatched at 9:47 a.m. to a fire alarm on the 600 block of West Main Street. They were cancelled en route. Burnt toast.

    Saturday, Dec. 17

    At 2:07 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a semi truck leaking fuel northeast of the intersection of Stopplemann Boulevard and Highway 169 in Belle Plaine Township. The truck had run off the road and hit a sign. The broken sign punctured the truck’s fuel tank. Firefighters secured the leak and provided traffic control. There were no injuries reported.

     
  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:44 AM

    The week of Dec. 12-18, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Dec. 12

    A person on the 800 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 10:59 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Police stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation near the intersection of East Main and North Walnut streets at 11:29 p.m. The driver, a 30-year-old Belle Plaine man, was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and inoperable headlamps. He forfeited $100 in cash.

    Tuesday, Dec. 13

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 3:30 a.m. A woman was checked by the ambulance crew but declined transport.

    A person on the 500 block of South Maple Street called for medical help at 11:20 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 3:18 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash at the intersection of Laredo Avenue and East Orchard Street was reported at 3:31 p.m.

    A person on the 300 block of South Market Street called for medical help at 11:03 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Dec. 14

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 11:03 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 400 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 6:51 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Thursday, Dec. 15

    A person on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive called for medical help at 4:44 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 300 block of South Willow Street called for medical help at 7:32 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of South Willow Street reported at 4:23 p.m. the theft of medication from a mailbox. Police are investigating.

    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Meridian and East Raven streets at 4:55 p.m. for driving without headlights after sunset. The driver, a Belle Plaine man, 29, was also cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    A person on the 300 block of East Century Street called for medical help at 8:18 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A property-damage crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 10:13 p.m. A vehicle slid on ice and snow, crossing two lanes and hitting a guardrail.

    Friday, Dec. 16

    Police requested at 1:16 p.m. a vehicle parked on the 500 block of West Court Street be towed. It had not been moved in over a week. Officer issued another 48-hour parking violation.

    A three-car property-damage crash near the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and South Laredo Street was reported at 6:49 p.m. Two of the three vehicles were damaged.

    Saturday, Dec. 17

    Eleven vehicles were cited for parking in the street during a snow emergency.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:34 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 5:51 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A Shakopee man, 23, was stopped at 7:06 p.m. near the intersection of East Commerce Drive for an equipment violation. He was also cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant.

    Sunday, Dec. 18

    A person on the 100 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 11:36 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:12 AM

    The week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 30

    Firefighters responded at 2:46 a.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 17500 block of Noel Avenue in Hancock Township. A man was having respiratory difficulty. He was transported to an area hospital.

    At 3:57 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the ramp to northbound Highway 169 at East Main Street. Fuel had been spilled on the ramp. Mn/DOT applied sand to the ramp to avoid spin-outs.

    Thursday, Dec. 1

    A person on the 16600 block of Ohio Avenue in Hancock Township called for medical help at 3:29 p.m. Firefighters assisted with the man’s care. He was transported to an area hospital.

    At 9:28 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm on the 200 block of West State Street. They found smoke in an apartment and sinks plugged. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check the walls for excess heat from the stove.

    Friday, Dec. 2

    Firefighters responded at 8:46 a.m. to a report of a gas leak at a house on the 300 block of South Willow Street. The gas was from a grill that was left on.

    Saturday, Dec. 3

    Firefighters responded at 9:58 a.m. to a report of an explosion at the substation on North Market Street. A squirrel shorted out a transformer, knocking out power throughout the city and surrounding area.

    At 4:09 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a tractor fire near the intersection of Raven Road and 270th Street in Blakeley Township. A tractor plowing a field caught on fire. It was a total loss.

    Sunday, Dec. 4

    Firefighters responded at 2:46 p.m. to a report of a car fire near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard. The fire was out when firefighters arrived.

  • Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:11 AM

    The week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Nov. 28

    A person on the 900 block of Meadow Place reported at 1:22 p.m. a case of credit card fraud.

    Tuesday, Nov. 29

    A person on the 300 block of Evergreen Street reported at 3:39 a.m. a missing child. The child had snuck out of the house and was located at a friend’s house.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 7:49 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 9:52 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 900 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 10:53 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported a woman had run into a business, leaving an infant child and a dog in the vehicle. The officer advised the woman this was not acceptable.

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 2:49 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

    Wednesday, Nov. 30

    A woman from Janesville, Minn. was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Meridian Street at 12:34 a.m. for failing to stop at a stop sign. She was also cited for driving without a license and without proof of insurance.

    Thursday, Dec. 1

    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 10:45 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

    Police responded at 9:25 p.m. to a smoke-filled, flooded apartment on the 200 block of West State Street. They found the oven turned on high and the sinks overflowing. A person was transported to an area hospital.

    A person on the 200 block of West State Street reported a domestic dispute at 10:15 p.m. A man had been verbally aggressive and destroyed property. Police cited a 40-year-old man for domestic assault (intent to cause fear). He was gone when police arrived.

    Friday, Dec. 2

    Police took a report at 8:16 a.m. of a fight that took place during an activity the previous evening at a school on the 200 block of South Market Street.

    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street reported at 9:18 a.m. the theft of a cell phone. Police are investigating.

    A 20-year-old man from Gibbon, Minn. was stopped at 10:11 p.m. near the intersection of North Elm and East Main streets for a speeding violation. He was also cited for driving after license revocation and jailed on an outstanding arrest warrant from the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

    Saturday, Dec. 3

    A person on the 100 block of South Meridian Street reported at 7:24 a.m. someone smashed their vehicle’s windshield overnight. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 200 block of South Market Street reported at 11:30 a.m. a possible violation of a restraining order. Police are investigating.

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street reported at 7:26 p.m. a group of children playing ding-dong ditch.

    A woman from Shakopee, 21, was stopped for speeding at 9:05 p.m. near the intersection of East Commerce Drive and South Elm Street. She was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

    Sunday, Dec. 4

    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 7:04 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:22 AM

    The week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following selected calls:

     

    Monday, Oct. 31

    Firefighters responded at 9:19 p.m. to a fire alarm at a residence on the 300 block of North Cherry Street. False alarm. The alarm was triggered by steam from the shower.

    Tuesday, Nov. 1

    At 7:19 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire alarm at a residence on the 800 block of Horizon Court. False alarmed. Burned food. Firefighters ventilated the house.

    Wednesday, Nov. 2

    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:52 a.m. to a call for medical help from a person on the 7700 block of 187th Street in San Francisco Township. They assisted with patient care. The person was transported to an area hospital.

    Sunday, Nov. 6

    Firefighters responded at 7:22 p.m. to a report of a single-vehicle injury crash near the intersection of county roads 52 and 53 in San Francisco Township. One person was extracted from a vehicle. A person was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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