During the week of Dec. 30- Jan. 5, the Belle Plaine Police Department responded to the following selected calls:
Monday, December 30
At 10:50 a.m., an officer stooped a vehicle on Walnut Street North and Main Street East for moving violations and found the male driver, 22 from Belle Plaine, to have two active Anoka County warrants, a revoked license and, during arrest, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested for warrants and cited for driving after revocation and drug paraphernalia.
At 4:21 p.m., an officer was called to the 400 block of South Street West for a vehicle that slid into a yard. Investigations showed that a male driver, 16 from Belle Plaine, had not been driving correctly for the slick conditions. He was cited for failure to drive with due care.
At 5:44 p.m., an officer checked an address on the 400 block of Willow Street North for a runaway from Jordan. She was located and was driven to meet a Jordan police officer to be taken home.
Tuesday, December 31
At 12:32 a.m., 13 vehicles were cited citywide for parking on the street during a snow emergency.
At 5:34 a.m., an officer was asked to check on a vehicle parked in an odd place, running, with no one inside near South Street West and Chatfield Circle. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the driver, a 17-year-old male from Belle Plaine, and found him in possession of marijuana, tobacco, alcohol, and drug paraphernalia. He was cited for underage possession of alcohol, underage usage of tobacco products and possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
At 11:28 p.m., police responded to a medical call on the 800 block of Main Street West in which a male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
Wednesday, January 1
At 2:43 a.m., police responded to a medical call on the 300 block of Willow Street South in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 3:06 a.m., officers were called to Valley Green Park in Jordan to assist with crowd control at a disturbance call.
At 3:45 a.m., while still in the area from the previous call, Belle Plaine police assisted the Jordan Police Department with a DWI traffic stop.
At 4:03 a.m., officers assisted Jordan with a medical call on the 400 block of 1st Street in Jordan. A male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 10:18 p.m., an officer was asked to do a civil standby while a landlord spoke with tenants who were supposed to have already vacated the property on the 200 block of State Street West. The incident started out heated, but the officer calmed things down, and the parties were able to talk over the situation.
At 1:52 p.m, officers were called for dogs running loose by Highway 169 and Meridian Street South, and one dog was hit. The dog on the road was deceased, and the other two were caught and returned to the owner.
Thursday, January 2
At 2:55 a.m., nine vehicles were cited and towed from the downtown area for parking in the street during snow removal.
At 5:19 a.m., police responded to a medical call on the 600 block of O’Brien Parkway in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
At 10:15 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle for several lane violations near Meridian Street South and Century Street West. The driver was found to be without a valid driver’s license. While the officer tried to determine the man’s identity, the man gave several false names. He also admitted to having no insurance on the vehicle. The man, 28 from Le Center, was cited for giving a false name to a peace officer, no insurance and driving without a license.
Friday, January 3
At 5:28 p.m., an officer took a report of child custody issues on the 300 block of Orchard Street East. Allegations of child abuse were brought up, and the matter is under investigation.
Saturday, January 4
At 2:53 p.m., an officer was called because the reporting person saw several kids walking by the river and was concerned for their safety. The group was located, and adults were present as well. There was no issue.
At 3:34 p.m., an officer was asked by a Pennsylvania agency to make contact with a resident on the 700 block of Forest Street West and advise her of an upcoming court date for her back in PA.
At 3:38 p.m., an officer was asked to check on a female walking crooked and carrying a lot of bags near Highway 169 and Meridian Street South. She was located and was intoxicated. She had been kicked out of the house by her significant other and had no ride. The officer assisted her in contacting family to come and pick her up from the police department.
At 9:54 p.m., an officer was called to the 400 block of Court Street East for a juvenile runaway. While the officer was on the scene filling out paperwork with the parent, the child returned. She was advised on her options for the future.
At 11:56 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle going 95 mph in a 65 mph zone. The officer cited a male driver, 18 from Shakopee, for speed and careless driving. Two male passengers, both 17 and from Shakopee, were cited for curfew violation and underage tobacco use.
Sunday, January 5
At 1:53 p.m., officers were called to the 700 block of Forest Street West for a runaway. A juvenile female was located and refused to go home. She was placed at a juvenile facility until a solution could be reached.
At 8:59 p.m., police responded to a medical call on the 100 block of Meridian Street North in which a male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.