• Oxycodone pills were reported missing from a residence on Pinewood Lane on Tuesday, Aug. 14. A woman said she picked up a prescription with 100 pills and a few days later, when she went out of town from Saturday, Aug. 11 until Sunday, Aug. 12 she left the bottle with the remaining pills in her medicine cabinet. When she returned some of the pills were missing and the remaining ones were not the prescribed Oxycodone. The pills were pink with a letter B on them. The woman said a pharmacist was not able to identify the pills. The woman told police she doesn't know how the pills were tampered, but that her sliding glass door has been broken as well as the lock for some time and it wouldn't be hard to get the door open.
• A theft following an encounter with an exotic dancer was reported at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 on Heggen Street. A man told police he had visited a strip club the night before and had too much to drink. He was unable to get a ride, and one of the employees of the club said she could drive him home. The woman first drove him to a gas station where he attempted to buy food but his card was declined, so she purchased it for him. They then drove to his residence. Upon arrival they had a few drinks and he told the woman he was going to bed. He told her she could stay in a spare bedroom if she did not feel comfortable driving home. He then went to bed and fell asleep. When he woke up the next morning his wallet, a replica Rolex watch, his phone and his debit and credit cards were missing. He used a "find my phone" feature to locate it in Minneapolis. Police advised him he should try to drive to Minneapolis in order to retrieve his phone and to let them know if he does not find it. The man did not know the name of the woman in his apartment.
• An attempted burglary was reported at 5:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17 at a residence on River Ridge Road. A man who was staying at the residence said he was in the basement when he heard the alarm go off. The man went upstairs, and the alarm indicated patio door. When he looked out the window, the man said he could see someone standing next to his vehicle in the driveway as if trying to break into the vehicle. The man grabbed a pipe wrench and went into the garage. When he opened the overhead garage door he saw tail lights to a car driving south on River Ridge Road. The suspect is described as a man in his mid-20s with short hair and wearing a checkered shirt and light jacket. Wet footprints were found on the driveway. All four patio doors were partially or all the way opened. The resident said they had all been shut the previous night. It appeared someone had walked in the wet grass on the north side of the residence. An officer checked other houses in the area and did not observe anything suspicious. The residents were advised to keep the doors to the residence and vehicle locked at all times.
• A possible burglary was reported overnight on Saturday, Aug. 18 on Fourth Street. The caller said someone had removed items from a deck table and opened a window to her residence. She believed this occurred sometime around 2 a.m. as her neighbor heard constant noise coming from the area of her residence. The caller said she was home sleeping at the time.
Police responded to Hanley Road for complaint of suspicious activity at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. A woman said she and her daughter were eating lunch outside a restaurant and three men nearby were being loud and appeared to be taking pictures of her daughter. She said the men were also hitting on the waitress and partially lifting up their shirts. The woman said when the men left in the parking lot, they continued to be boisterous, taking off their shirts and focusing on her daughter. The woman said the men did not threaten them, but they were posturing in a way that made her feel threatened. They then left. The woman said she did not expect an officer to respond and only wanted the incident documented.
Alleged neighbor assault
A disturbance was reported at 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 on Pinewood Lane. The complainant told dispatch his neighbor had assaulted him. When police arrived, the complainant said his neighbor was playing music loudly and creating a disturbance. He went over and asked the neighbor to keep it down. The complainant said the neighbor opened the door and grabbed him by the neck and held him against the wall. The complainant then went down the stairs to go back to his apartment and the neighbor threatened to kick him down the stairs. When he was back in his apartment, the neighbor then began pounding on his door. He opened the door and showed the neighbor he was on the phone with the landlord, and the neighbor knocked the phone out of his hand. The complainant then shut the door and called the police. He said he did not feel pain and his phone was not damaged. Police contacted the neighbor, who said someone was pounding on the door and not identifying who it was, so he swung the door open, grabbed the man and pushed him against the wall. He said he did go back and pound on the man's door. The neighbor was advised to leave the man alone, keep the noise down and that he cannot grab people that way. He was advised there would be a different outcome if police were called again.
Gas pump argument
An argument over gas pumps brought police to the Kwik Trip on Crest View Drive shortly after noon on Monday, Aug. 20. A man and woman had been arguing, but the man left before police arrived. The woman said she was preparing to pull in to a pump when the man pulled in taking up all the pumps. She said this upset her because he blocked her out. She told police she went to speak with the driver, they began to argue, and the man called her expletives and told her to find a new pump. The manager then came out and asked the man to leave. Police made contact with the man at another location, and he said he has a large truck and needed all the space to pump his gas. He told police the woman came up to him and was very rude to him. He said he did call her names, saying he is from the Twin Cities, and that's how they talk to each other.
Property damage was reported at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 on 11th Street. A man said his vehicle that was parked in his driveway had damage to the right upper windshield. An officer observed an impact that had begun to spider web. The owner said he couldn't be sure if the damage was from a rock or possibly the result of BB impact. No BBs were located nearby. The cost is estimated at $500.