Theft

A Cottage Grove man reported Dec. 31 that his Minnesota Wild jacket was stolen while he was at American Motorsports Bar, 7240 East Point Douglas Road. The jacket was recovered. Police subsequently cited a 29-year-old Cottage Grove male for theft.

An employee of Papa Murphy's, 8471 East Point Douglas Road, reported Dec. 31 that her purse was stolen from an employee room at the store. The purse was later found in a shopping cart across the street. Cash was missing.

A customer at American Motorsports Bar, 7240 East Point Douglas Road, reported Jan. 1 that an iPhone valued at $200 was stolen. No suspects.

BP gas station, 8490 East Point Douglas Road, reported a $55 gas drive-off Jan. 1. No suspects.

A Cottage Grove woman reported Jan. 2 that she had lost a debit card and it was used without her permission. There were two transactions totaling $6.

A Cottage Grove woman reported Jan. 6 that her purse was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 9100 block of 78th Street. There was $1,000 cash stolen.

A Cottage Grove woman reported Jan. 6 that mail was stolen from her mailbox in the 7200 block of Lamar Avenue. The mail contained four checks.

An employee of Papa Murphy's, 8471 East Point Douglas Road, reported Jan. 4 that her purse was stolen from the store. Total loss: $230.

A resident in the 7100 block of 74th Street Court reported Jan. 6 that an unknown person took a package from the mailbox. The package contained gift cards worth a total of $80.

Fraud

Holiday gas station, 8101 Hadley Ave., reported Jan. 1 that it had received a counterfeit $20 bill.

A Cottage Grove woman reported Jan. 12 that there were three unauthorized transactions from her checking account, totaling $149. She was reimbursed for the loss.

Vandalism

Police responded Jan. 6 to a vandalism report at a residence in the 9700 block of Hamlet Avenue. The house had been egged. No suspects.

Drugs

A 14-year-old Cottage Grove male was referred to the Youth Service Bureau after he was found in possession of marijuana Jan. 6 at Park High School.

A 17-year-old Cottage Grove male was given a juvenile citation for possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Jan. 3. The teen was in a vehicle parked in the 8000 block of Homestead Avenue. Police were dispatched to the scene after a caller said it appeared juveniles were smoking marijuana in the vehicle. The teen was sent back to Park High School, where he was cited.

Attempted theft

Walgreens, 7135 East Point Douglas Road, reported Jan. 7 that two females tried to leave the store with 10 cartons of cigarettes but were stopped at the door. They dropped the merchandise and fled.

Property damage

A resident reported Jan. 7 that a wooden fence was damaged at the residence in the 9000 block of Janie Avenue. Damage was estimated at $64.

Burglary

A Cottage Grove resident reported Jan. 10 that keys were removed from a vehicle parked in a garage in the 7100 block of Hidden Valley Cove. There was no sign of forced entry to the garage. The keys were later found in the garage, near where the suspect entered the garage, according to the report.

Disorderly conduct

A 26-year-old Cottage Grove man and a 30-year-old South St. Paul man were ticketed for disorderly conduct following a Jan. 12 incident at a home in the 8500 block of Ideal Avenue. The men got into a verbal dispute and then started scuffling in the home, according to the report.