The following incidents were recently reported to the Cottage Grove Police Department:
Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 9900 block of Military Road which occurred sometime between 10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, and 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3. About $10,000 worth of property damage was done. A gallon of paint was dumped in side the basement, Mason jars were thrown onto the floor, a 70-gallon aquarium was damaged, cabinets were thrown on the floor, contents of drawers were strewn about the living room, magazines from the 1940s and '50s were dumped down the stairway.
The Minnesota State Patrol dispatched officers on a report of a wrong-way driver on Highway 61 around 2 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4. Police stopped and cited a 78-year-old from Princeton, Minn., driving a truck and trailer near the 80th Street exit. The driver had gotten on Highway 61 from Interstate 494 heading south in the northbound lane, and didn't realize they were going in the wrong direction.