Note: This is a sample of recent incidents involving the Woodbury police. All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

* An apartment in the 2300 block of Cypress Drive was burglarized on April 14. Police responded to a report of $850 of stolen tools, which were kept in an apartment employees were remodeling. Someone entered through the front door, using force to break the frame. But the perpetrator left large tools in the building. No suspects were apparent, but the complainant noted the previous tenants of the currently vacant apartment were not happy to have their lease terminated. 

* Firefighters responded April 14 to a complaint about several small clusters of fires near the intersection of Military Road and Century Avenue. A Newport resident was burning piles of grass. After being advised of the burning ban, she put out the fires and no further action was necessary from Woodbury Public Safety.

* On April 14, police responded to an attempted burglary in the 2600 block of Brittany Lane. The resident reported someone tampered with his front door deadbolt causing marks and scratches on the key pad, rendering it dysfunctional. 

* Police observed a turn signal with a blue light on April 15 near the intersection of Interstate 94 and Century Avenue. While speaking to the driver, who was unaware the blue light was illegal, the officer smelled marijuana. The driver received a citation for a small amount of marijuana -- less than 1.4 grams -- in a motor vehicle, after admitting to smoking and turning over a glass pipe.  A small vial of marijuana was discovered in a search of the Maplewood resident's vehicle, and it was logged into evidence.

* On April 15, at the intersection of Hudson Road and Radio Drive, police arrested a South St. Paul woman with a warrant out for her arrest. She is charged with third-degree burglary. The suspect, who appeared to be under the influence of methamphetamine and narcotics, gave a false name to police. But police found a piece of paper in her purse with her real name on it. Also, the officer recovered stolen property, a large amount of Express jewelry, from her purse. 

* A complainant associated with Eagle Brook Church, In the 11100 block of Eastview Road, reported hearing three to five gunshots in the wooded area across the parking lot from the church on April 15. Police spoke to two boys who had two turkeys, were properly licensed, in a legal hunting zone and on private property. 

* On April 16, police assisted and caged a very aggressive bulldog at the animal humane society in the 9700 block of Hudson Road.

* Burglary was reported at an apartment in the 1600 block of Century Circle, where former renters' property went missing after their apartment was evicted. Washington County Sheriff's Office was involved in the April 6 eviction, but 10 days later the landlord reported a laptop, a large amount of clothing and miscellaneous items disappeared without any apparent damage to the location. A trespass notice is on file.

* Police cited two St. Paul men, a Woodbury woman and a Minneapolis woman for possession of marijuana on April 16 at a business in the 10200 block of Hudson Road. One man said they were all sharing a blunt. Another had marijuana residue all over him. A woman denied having any drugs, but a search of her purse yielded 4.7 grams of marijuana. None of the occupants of the vehicle had a valid license, and police told them to call for a ride.

* What was believed to be two gunshots were heard on April 17 near the intersection of Woodbury Drive and Valley Creek Road, although police found nothing nor anyone in distress. 

* On April 17, near the intersection of Dale Road and Manning Avenue South, a complainant from Afton was assaulted. Police located a suspect at his address in Stillwater. Woodbury Public Safety assisted another agency on the call.

* A Woodbury woman went into a tanning bed and when she came out her wedding ring was missing. The door had been locked, and staff cooperated with police. The April 17 call to the 8100 block of Coller Way was canceled prior to investigation. 

* At 10:07 p.m. April 17, a community service officer was on routine patrol at Carver Lake Park. A number of teenagers ran into the woods along Century Avenue, leaving behind a backpack. Police seized 22 cans of Milwaukee Best's Ice, a small amount of marijuana, and a smoking pipe. Although they assumed it was a case of possession of alcohol by a minor, police officers have no suspects, no charges are pending, and further action was taken.

* An assault was reported at a senior care center in the 7000 block of Lake Road. The complainant said her mother was in a room with another patient who allegedly assaulted her on April 17. Police noted: "It is unknown how his mother ended up on the floor, but it is possible another resident had pushed her out of the bed." The mother, in the Alzheimer's and memory care unit, is nonverbal. Police were contacted and management alerted on April 18.

* A bicyclist from Woodbury collided with a U.S. Postal Service truck driven by a carrier who lives in White Bear Lake. Police issued a citation to the driver for failure to yield. The accident caused injury to the bicyclist on April 18 on Fairway Drive.