During the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 6, the Belle Plaine Police Department responded to the following selected calls:
Monday, September 30
At 2:21 a.m., officers were called after marijuana was found in the laundry room by staff of an apartment building on the 800 block of Main Street West. Officers were unable to prove whom it belonged to, so it was placed into evidence for destruction.
At 9:28 a.m., police called after three kids were caught stealing candy from a gas station on the 100 block of Aspen Lane North. The store did not want charges and only wanted the kids to be advised. Parents were notified.
At 10:56 a.m., police responded to a medical call on the 1100 block of State Street West in which a female was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
At 11:32 a.m., an officer took a driving complaint about an Amazon truck that drove on the reporting person’s yard and his neighbor’s on the 200 block of Elk Street South. No damage was done, and a complaint was also filed with Amazon.
At 1:56 p.m., officers were asked to assist with a vehicle lockout on the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive East in which a toddler was asleep in the car. The car was unlocked without issue.
Tuesday, October 1
At 5:03 a.m., police responded to a medical call on the 600 block of Prairie Street West in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 7:05 a.m., parent called police to the 1000 block of Church Street West because her kids were fighting. Police showed up and calmed them down.
At 3:27 p.m., while on school patrol at Eagle Street South and Park Street West, an officer witnessed an older brother hit his younger brother multiple times. They were stopped and advised. The younger brother was not injured. Parents were notified.
Wednesday, October 2
At 8:27 a.m., a reporting party came to the police department to report that she was the victim of a scam. She was out a significant amount of money passed to the scammer through Target gift cards. The matter is under investigation.
At 8:26 p.m., an officer was called for a noise complaint on the 100 block of Main Street East. A vehicle’s car horn was sounding about every 30 seconds like it was being locked and unlocked over and over. The owner was located in a bar and was sitting on his keys in his pocket, causing the issue. The owner was advised of the complaint.
At 10:17 p.m., officers were asked to check on a juvenile female that was alone outside a closed business on the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive East. She was located and claimed she was waiting for a friend. When that friend showed up, he was found to have a felony warrant. The male, 26, of Green Isle, also had a drug pipe in his pocket. He was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and jailed on a warrant. The juvenile female was left in the care of another party at the parents’ request.
Thursday, October 3
At 4:25 p.m., the reporting person called in another driver and their license plate, claiming he was tailgated and yelled at by the driver as he passed the reporting person on Highway 25 and County Road 40. Attempts were made to contact the suspect driver at the listed address. No contact was made.
At 6:52 p.m., an officer was asked by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a burglary alarm. Authorities performed a home and property search, and nothing appeared out of order or insecure. The homeowner was advised.
Friday, October 4
At 4:19 p.m., police responded to a medical call on the 200 block of Commerce Drive East in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 9:13 a.m., an officer was asked to assist with a dispute between neighbors on the 900 block of Cobblestone Lane. The parties were separated from each other’s property.
At 1:15 p.m., on officer was called to the high school for a student who was found with a vape device. The male, 15, of Belle Plaine, was cited for underage possession of tobacco and related device.
At 2:25 p.m., an officer took a credit card fraud report at the police station in which the reporting person noticed a series of unknown transactions on his card. The matter is under investigation.
At 4:03 p.m., officers assisted Child Protection Services with an investigation resulting in a request for possible charges against a male, 25, of Belle Plaine, for malicious punishment of a child.
Saturday, October 5
At 1:56 a.m., an officer responded to a domestic in progress at Court Street East and Walnut Street North. It was determined that the victim was thrown from a moving vehicle and property was damaged. After investigation, a 19-year-old male was arrested and jailed for domestic assault, failure to notify owner of property damage and reckless driving.
At 3:37 a.m., officers were called to the 1300 block of Quail Court for unwanted guests. The reporting party found her daughter had snuck two juvenile males into the house and wanted them removed and taken home. One male, 14, of Belle Plaine, was cited for curfew and underage possession of tobacco and a related device after being found with a vape. Another male, 13, of Belle Plaine, was cited for curfew and possession of a small amount of marijuana. Both were taken home and left in the care of parents.
At 2:15 p.m., an officer assisted with a male who was having a rough day on the 600 block of Main Street West. Advised on healthy options to help improve his situation.
At 3:33 p.m.. police responded to a medical call on the 1000 block of Morningside Way in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 8:42 p.m., police responded to a medical call on the 100 block of Park Street West in which a male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
Sunday, October 6
At 9:27 a.m., officers were called to the 1000 block of Church Street West for a runaway. Child was quickly located and brought home and advised on making safer choices.
At 2:29 p.m., officers responded to a medical call on the 100 block of Eagle Street South in which a male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 6:15 p.m., officers assisted the Scott County Sheriff’s Office with a medical call on the 100 block of 1st Street in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.