During the week of June 3 – June 9, the Belle Plaine Police Department responded to the following selected calls:
Monday, June 3
At 6:55 a.m. officers responded to a 911 hang up at the 200 block of Meridian St. S. Upon arrival they found a female crying in her car with a tire slashed. There was no physical evidence of a crime, and the female refused to speak with police. Two males were transported from the scene.
At 9:46 a.m. officers responded to the school for a disruptive student at the 300 block of Market St. S. Parents were contacted, advised, and they came to pick him up.
At 2:19 p.m. an officer observed two kids riding an ATV in an alley at the 300 block of Willow St. S. They were advised, as were their parents, of the ordinance in which ATVs cannot be ridden on roadways in town.
At 4:49 p.m. an officer responded to the 700 block of O’Brien Pkwy. for a suspicious vehicle. Residents said it is not from the neighborhood. No one was inside, and the registered owner came back suspended. The tires were chalked and residents were advised to call police if the driver shows up or it leaves.
At 6:23 p.m. an officer responded to a single car roll over north of Main St. on 169. A male driver was intoxicated and State Patrol who assisted wrote the crash and the DWI.
At 10:35 p.m. an officer stopped a vehicle for a missing license plate at the intersection of Meridian St. S. and Orchard St. E. Upon approach a very strong odor of marijuana was detected from inside the vehicle. After all three passengers denied having anything, one 15 year old male from Belle Plaine was found in possession of a backpack full of beer, two of which were empty. The male driver, age 19 from Belle Plaine, was cited for allowing open bottle in the vehicle and the registration violation. The teen was cited for underage possession of alcohol and open bottle.
Tuesday, June 4
At 12:47 a.m. a person brought a chocolate lab that was found loose in her yard to the Police Department. There was no I.D. on the collar so Critter Getters came and took possession of the dog.
At 6:35 a.m. a person reported that a male asked her for gas money while she was pumping her own gas at the100 block of Aspen Lane N. She said no and called police, who located the male by his van and found he had no driver’s license. He said he needed gas money and had to get to work. Police advised him to call for a ride and to get a valid driver for the van.
At 10:22 a.m. officers assisted DOC with apprehending a male with a felony warrant at the 200 block of Willow St. S. The male was arrested and jailed without incident.
At 11:04 a.m. an officer took a gas drive off report at the 1000 block of Enterprise Dr. E. The suspect was contacted and she took care of the bill immediately as it was an accident. She had bought items inside the store and forgot about paying for the gas, too.
At 11:24 a.m. police responded to a medical emergency at the 200 block Raven St W. A male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 1:01 p.m. officers were called for a lift assist at the 600 block Elk St. S. The male did not want any medical attention, just help up, and the officers assisted.
At 4:17 p.m. an officer responded to a car accident at the intersection of Hwy. 169 and Blakeley Trl. It was determined that there were no injuries and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office arrived and took over the call.
At 8:55 police responded to a medical emergency at the 600 block of Butler Dr. Consequently, a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
Wednesday, June 5
At 8:55 a.m. an officer stopped a vehicle after the owner came up as suspended at the intersection of Main St. E. and Old Hwy. 169 Blvd. The male driver, age 53 from Eagan, matched the description and was cited for DAS.
At 4:57 p.m. a person reported that a tractor went through the intersection of Main St. E and Walnut St. N. and part of the equipment it was hauling caught the suspension wire holding up the stoplights, broke it, and as the tractor passed her, it also hit her rear passenger window, causing it to break. She did not have good info on the tractor and called after she had gotten home, so they were not able to identify the tractor or driver. MNDOT was notified to come and repair the light.
At 9:34 p.m. a report was called in to police about a domestic assault at the 200 block of Park St. E. After investigation, it was determined an assault took place, and a male, age 53 from Belle Plaine, was arrested and jailed for domestic assault.
At 11:41 p.m. officers were called to remove an intoxicated female from a bar at the 100 block of Meridian St. N. The female was causing problems and the employee wanted her to leave but she would not. She was escorted home by police and left in the care of her boyfriend.
Thursday, June 6
At 4:10 a.m. a person reported hitting a deer on the roadway at the intersection of Hwy. 169 and Main St. E. She wanted to make sure the deer was not a road hazard. The deer was located and moved to the shoulder.
At 8:01 a.m. a female was arrested on a warrant out of Florida at the 200 block of Meridian St. N. and was jailed without incident.
At 8:50 a.m. a female came to the Police Department because a person she met online would not stop contacting her even though she blocked him and told him to stop contacting her. Police spoke with the male, advising him to stop all contact or face charges.
At 8:51 a.m. several people called the Police Department about a company called Minnesota One who was making cold calls telling people they were coming to their home to inspect their roof for storm damage. When told no, they were pushy and rude. All callers advised to notify police if they show up, as they do not have a peddler permit and should not be on private property if they were told to stay away. Possible scam operation.
At 3:46 p.m. an officer took a gas drive off report at the 1000 block of Enterprise Dr. E. There was $28 in loss of fuel and the vehicle came back as stolen out of St. Paul. The incident is under investigation.
At 3:56 p.m. police took an obstruction report at the Police Department. A male suspect, age 63 from Belle Plaine, was found to have violated the DANCO in place by going to the home of the victim to get property without a police escort and speaking with the protected party while on site.
At 7:17 p.m. police responded to a medical emergency at the 600 block of Main St. W. A male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 10:35 p.m. police responded to a noise complaint of neighbors being loud and pounding on things in their driveway at the 800 block of Orchard St. E. A group of people were just working on the garage on some projects while listening to music and did not realize it had gotten so late. They said they would stop for the night.
Friday, June 7
At 2:58 a.m. two vehicles were cited and towed for parking on the street downtown during street cleaning. Signs were posted.
At 8:11 a.m. an officer observed a vehicle fail to stop or even slow down at an intersection with a stop sign at the intersection of Enterprise Dr. and Commerce Dr. W. When stopped, the female driver, age 58 from Le Sueur, said she knew she did not stop, but she had to use the bathroom and was in a hurry. She was cited for the violation.
At 6:26 p.m. police responded to a medical emergency. Upon arrival, an adult female fell out of bed and needed help getting up at the 600 block of Butler Dr. There were no injuries.
At 8:45 p.m. police were called for medical assistance of a female choking at the 700 block of Forest St. W. Upon arrival, the female was breathing and alert but was unable to get the piece of food out of her throat. The female was transported to the hospital.
Saturday, June 8
At 2:09 a.m. an officer stopped a vehicle for failure to stay in a single lane, driving over the centerline and speeding at the intersection of Main St. E. and Commerce Dr. E. A male driver, age 21 from Belle Plaine, was arrested for 4th Degree DWI.
At 1:06 p.m. police received a complaint of overgrown grass at the 1000 block of Farmers Lane. Since he had been advised several times of this violation, a male homeowner, age 57 from Shakopee, was cited for this violation.
At 4:22 p.m. police responded to a report of a gas drive off at the 1000 block of Enterprise Dr. An unknown, white male had pumped $29.40 into a silver Ford 150. The case is currently under investigation.
At 9:19 p.m. a homeowner reported property damage at the 200 block of Elm St. S. The officer was able to get in touch with the homeowner and he stated the damage to the door was already there.
At 10:26 p.m. an officer responded to a noise complaint at the 1000 block of Lacy Lane. Upon arrival, the officer observed loud music and loud voices. The homeowner stated they were celebrating a birthday. The music was turned down without incident.
Sunday, June 9
At 3:44 a.m. an officer assisted Ridgeview Ambulance with a lift assist at the 600 block of Main St. W.
At 4:43 a.m. police responded to a complaint of a light colored Malibu with front end damage driving all over the road at the intersection of Hwy. 169 and Chestnut Blvd. The vehicle was located and stopped by Jordan Police.
At 10:16 a.m. police responded to a medical emergency at the 600 block of Butler Dr. An adult female was transported to the hospital.
At 11:03 a.m. police responded to a report of a semi that dropped liquid manure at the intersection of Main St. E. and Meridian St. S. The odor was causing a public health risk and the Belle Plaine Fire Department responded to wash down the intersection. The semi descriptors are unknown.
At 12:51 p.m. an officer assisted a homeowner with a snapping turtle in her backyard at the 500 block of Henry Circle.
At 1:54 p.m. an officer responded to a loose dog at the intersection of Walnut St. S. and Park St. E. The dog was located and returned to its owner. The owner was advised this was the third time police had retrieved his dog. The owner, age 39, was cited for the violation.
At 5 p.m. an officer responded to a two car accident with injuries at the intersection of South St. E. and Hickory Blvd S. Both drivers were transported to the hospital. An adult male driver, age 30 from Hopkins, was cited for Stop Sign Violation, Use of Wireless Communications Device, Fail to Drive with Due Care, No Proof of Insurance, and Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in MV.
At 5:55 p.m. an officer responded to a medical emergency at the 500 block of Church St. E. An adult male was transported to the hospital by ambulance.