Belle Plaine Police Department

During the week of Nov. 4-10, the Belle Plaine Police Department responded to the following selected calls:

Monday,  November 4

At 4:16 a.m., police responded to a medical call on the 600 block of Butler Drive in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

At 12:33 p.m., an officer was called to the high school by a parent to meet with school staff and himself. An incident occurred between two students, and after investigation, it was determined it would be handled by the school. There were no criminal charges.

Tuesday, November 5

At 1:16 a.m., officers assisted an elderly female that fell and requested a lift assist on the 800 block of Main Street West. There were no injuries.

At 7:01 a.m., an officer responded to a threat report on the 300 block of Elm Street North  for threats received over text from another party. The issue is under investigation.

At 9:51 a.m., an officer took a property damage report on the 300 block of Raven Street East. A car wash hose was hooked to a vehicle as it drove away and was ripped from the wall. It appeared that the driver had no idea that it had happened. The driver was located and said they would work it out as it was an accident.

At 11:36 a.m., an officer was asked to locate a car that drove by the reporting person’s home on the 800 block of Court Street West and took a picture of it. The officer drove to the area in the direction the car was headed and did not locate any matching vehicles.

Wednesday, November 6

At 7:19 a.m., an officer assisted the Carver County Sheriff’s Office with two vehicles in the ditch near Carver County Road 40 and 188th Street. There were no injuries. The vehicles had slid into the ditch due to icy roads.

At 9:26 a.m., police responded to a medical call on the 100 block of Cedar Street South in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

At 6:50 p.m., an officer located a vehicle called in on a driving complaint near Highway 169 and 250th Street West. The officer also observed a moving violation, including speeds clocked in at 105 mph in a 65 mph zone, and stopped the car. After DWI investigation, the male driver, 37, from Cedar, was cited for reckless driving, driving after revocation, open bottle, failure to maintain lane, and driving over the center line. He was taken to jail, booked and released.  

Thursday, November 7

At 1:00 p.m., police responded to a medical call on the 900 block of Ivy Hills Road in which a male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

At 3:40 p.m., an officer took a theft report on the 100 block of Aspen Lane North. A store employee thought he saw a male take a sandwich. The incident is under investigation.

At 11:10 p.m., an officer responded to a noise complaint, at the same address on the 600 block of Court Street West that police had responded to earlier in the day. This time the officer could hear the bass of the music and confirmed the source. A male was advised of the complaint, and he turned his music down.

Friday,  November 8

At 1:14 a.m., police responded to a car-versus-deer accident near Forest Street East and Chestnut Street North. The car was not damaged and the driver was not injured, but the deer was badly hurt. The officer dispatched the animal.

At 8:32 a.m., an officer observed a vehicle parked in the street with a shattered back window and flat tire on the 300 block of State Street West. The registered owner stated that his grandson drives it and was not aware of the damage. The driver did not answer the door and has an active warrant. The car’s tire was chalked for the 48-hour rule.

A 12:52 p.m., an officer was called to the high school for a tobacco violation by a student. After investigation, a male, 16, from Belle Plaine, was cited for tobacco on school grounds.

At 3:51 p.m., officers were called to the 300 block of Walnut Street South. The reporting person wanted to know where the closest emergency room was as her friend was feeling ill. The subject did not need an ambulance.

At 4:10 p.m., an officer was asked to check on two boys playing by an overflow pond near Butler Drive and Ash Street South. Both were advised of the dangers of playing on or near ice, especially this early in the winter.

At 11:31 p.m., an officer was called for a male passed out in a vehicle parked at a gas pump on the 100 block of Aspen Lane North. The officer found the male to be intoxicated. After investigation, the man was arrested and jailed for third-degree DWI, possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Saturday, November 9

At 12:48 a.m., an officer was called to the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive East for an unknown truck parked in a lot with no overnight parking. Upon arrival and a short pursuit, the vehicle was stopped and found to be stolen out of Minneapolis. All six occupants were juvenile males and were charged with a felony for receiving stolen property and felony possession of burglary tools as well as curfew violations. All were detained.

Sunday, November 10

At 7:06 a.m., officers were called to the 400 block of Cedar Street North for a vehicle that was crashed and left in a drainage pond with the lights on and windshield wipers going since about 1:30 a.m. After investigation, the male driver was found asleep at a friend’s house and was cited for careless driving, failure to notify owner of damaged property and abandoned motor vehicle.

At 12:28 p.m., an officer and Scott County Public Health conducted compliance checks on all businesses selling tobacco products in Belle Plaine. All passed.

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