A resident in the 100 block of Bordeaux Court reported Oct. 27 that his wife's jewelry had gone missing. There is a possible suspect in the case.
A Woodbury police officer on patrol noticed graffiti Oct. 27 on street signs in the cul-de-sac of Regatta Alcove. The graffiti matched other vandalism reports from earlier in the week on Wimbledon Drive and Sequoia Road.
Police were called to a burglary report Oct. 27 at a residence in the 1400 block of Cedarwood Drive. A man there said he heard a noise, then heard his dog barking. Investigation of the scene revealed someone used a backyard birdbath as a step to enter a garage window. There was evidence of the garage being rummaged through, though nothing appeared missing. Investigators collected forensic evidence from the scene. Other incidents in the neighborhood had been reported earlier in the day.
A resident in the 1300 block of Cedarwood Circle reported Oct. 27 that his garage had been burglarized. A vehicle inside had been gone through. Change was taken. Entry appeared to have been made through an unsecured garage window.
Officers were called Oct. 27 to a home in the 1000 block of Sprucewood Drive for a burglary report. A man there said someone entered his garage and took loose change from a vehicle parked inside.
A resident in the 1400 block of Donegal Drive reported Oct. 27 that several mailboxes there had been broken into. Maplewood police told the woman that several articles of her mail had been recovered near Minnehaha and Century avenues.
A Fridley woman reported Oct. 28 that two bottles of liquid methadone belonging to her were stolen outside an office complex at 6043 Hudson Road. She said she went outside to smoke and brought her "narc box" containing the methadone with her, but forgot it. It was gone when she went to retrieve it.
Police were called Oct. 28 for a shoplifter at Walmart. Officers encountered the suspect, an Oakdale man, on their way to the store. The suspect approached officers and "gave up," the report states. He was issued a citation for the theft, which involved $3.14 in merchandise.
A Woodbury man reported Oct. 28 that about 35 feet of copper had been taken from a home under construction in the 3100 block of Countryside Way. The incident was first noticed in August, the complainant stated. Loss: $2,000.
Police were called Oct. 28 to the Remax parking lot, 604 Bielenberg Drive, for a report of two people engaged in sexual activity inside a car. Police found a male adult and a juvenile girl inside the car's back seat. Both were fully clothed and denied the allegations.
A Grant, Minn., man reported Oct. 29 that items were missing from his property in the 4600 block of Mile Drive. A hydraulic cylinder and hoses and a trailer's metal plate were reported stolen. The property owner threatened to sit outside the property some night with a rifle and shoot anyone who enters. He was recommended not to pursue that course of action since he had also requested extra police patrol for the area. Loss: $250.
An anonymous caller reported Oct. 30 that a female came to his door in the 2300 block of Windsor Lane and said she had been assaulted. The caller said a male came to the door and dragged the female into an SUV down the street. Police checked the area and found a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle. A female matching the description given by the caller was found inside with a swollen left eye and dried blood around her lip. The female denied an assault had occurred; the driver claimed to be her uncle and didn't match the suspect description. Investigation of the incident did not reveal enough information to determine that a crime had occurred.
Woodbury firefighters and police responded Oct. 30 to a grass fire in the 11000 block of Valley Creek Road. There was no threat to structures, police reported.
Walmart, 10240 Hudson Road, reported Oct. 30 that a male shopper was spotted shoplifting. Police identified the suspect, who was witnessed stealing a pack of T-shirts and a pack of boxer shorts, with the help of surveillance footage of his vehicle's license plates. The suspect, a Stillwater man, was cited for theft.
Police were called Oct. 30 to Applebees, 10150 Hudson Road, for a theft report. Restaurant workers said that two hours prior, a group of males left without paying for their $54 tab. The suspects, who were seen sprinting to a vehicle that left the area, were not located.