Belle Plaine Police Department

During the week of Sept. 16-22, the Belle Plaine Police Department responded to the following selected calls:

Monday, September 16

At 9:40 a.m., the police department assisted the Scott County Sheriff’s Office with a male who was arrested on a warrant on the 900 block of Park Drive.

At 1:36 p.m., police responded to the high school in response to two juvenile females found in possession of vapes in school. Both were cited, and their parents were contacted.

At 4:42 p.m., police responded to a theft report on the 1000 block of Enterprise Drive East. A female reportedly stole items and then jumped into a vehicle that was pulling out as the officer drove by. When the call came out and the officer stopped the vehicle, the suspect ran. The incident remains under investigation.

At 5:00 p.m., police responded to reports of juveniles in an empty building near Meridian Street South and Park Street East. Upon arrival police found that the door to the building was unlocked, but no one was inside and everything appeared in order. The building was secure and the key holder was called and advised of the report.

At 8:52 p.m., police responded to a medical call on the 200 block of Meridian Street South in which a male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

At 9:48 p.m., police responded to the 900 block of Cedar Street South on a report of a possible domestic in progress. It was determined to be verbal only. The subjects, who had been drinking, separated for the night.

Tuesday, September 17

At 9:14 a.m., an officer observed a child cross the street in front of oncoming traffic that had to slam on their brakes to avoid hitting the child on the 1100 block of Commerce Drive West. The child was stopped, advised on safety and given a ride to school. The parents were advised of what took place.

At 9:28 a.m., officers assisted the State Patrol with a two-vehicle crash on Highway 169 and Main Street East. There were no injuries

At 10:55 a.m., an officer took a fraud report on the 200 block of Elk Street South. Over $4000 was stolen in forged checks. The matter is under investigation.

At 4:44 p.m., police responded to a medical call on the 200 block of Market Street South in which a juvenile male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

At 8:03 p.m., police were called to the 200 block of Raven Street West because the reporting person was being harassed on Facebook by multiple parties. All parties were advised to cease contact with each other.

Wednesday, September 18

At 2:34 a.m., an officer heard noise coming from an alley on the 200 block of Meridian Street North. Two subjects were listening to loud music and dancing with a pool stick. Parties were advised to turn the music down. One was cooperative; the other was not.

At 1:15 p.m., an officer received information about a possible small amount of marijuana in a resident’s bedroom on the 800 block of Main Street West. An officer tested the suspected marijuana, which tested positive. An adult male, 60, of Belle Plaine, was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Thursday, September 19

At 2:37 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Market Street South for a medical call in which a juvenile male was transported to the hospital.

At 4:55 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle for a lane violation. After investigation, the adult male driver, 30, of Belle Plaine, was arrested for third-degree DWI test refusal, fourth-degree DWI, failure to drive in a single lane, and failure to change address on a driver’s license.

At 5:37 p.m., officers were called to the 1000 block of Morningside Way for a domestic assault. A juvenile male was cited for disorderly conduct.

Friday, September 20

At 3:19 a.m., an officer observed a female standing on the street corner at Chestnut Street North and Church Street East. The woman wished to be transported to the hospital. A Ridgeview ambulance transported her.

At 8:50 p.m., at the police department, a toddler was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Saturday, September 21

At 1:34 a.m., police responded to a medical call on the 100 block of Walnut Street North in which a female was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

At 2:56 a.m., officers were called to a home near Court Street West and Meridian Street North for a possible domestic. After investigation, a 22-year-old male was cited for disorderly conduct. Another 32-year-old male was cited for disorderly conduct and is being reviewed for possible domestic assault charges.

At 9:42 p.m., police responded to the 100 block of Eagle Street for a medical call in which a male was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Sunday, September 22

At 2:11 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle for lane violations and an inoperable plate light. After investigation, the 53-year-old male driver was  found to be intoxicated and was cited for the violations and fourth-degree DWI.

At 8:45 p.m., police took a theft report of the 500 block of State Street West. The reporting person had around $66 worth of items taken. The incident is under investigation.

At 2:09 p.m., officers took a runaway report on the 300 block of Market Street South. The male runaway was located in Glencoe, and the Glencoe Police Department will take over the case.

At 4:16 p.m., officers checked a residence on the 400 block of Court Street East for a juvenile female for another jurisdiction. She was not located.

At 9:10 p.m., police assisted the Scott County Sheriff’s Offce with a warrant arrest near Highway 169 and Johnson Way.

At 10:32 p.m., officers took a report of a DANCO violation. After investigation, a 36-year-old man from Belle Plaine was arrested and jailed for felony violation of a no contact order.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.