The Forest Lake Police Department reported the following incidents:




Police responded to a complaint of minor consumption at the Forest Lake VFW at 12:23 a.m. May 17. An officer located the minor in question, who performed a preliminary breath test with a result of 0.08. The minor pointed out the bartender who served her, who had not asked for identification. The minor was cited for underage consumption, and the case was referred to the city attorney.

Police received information that a 19-year-old Forest Lake woman with a warrant for her arrest was at an address in the 1700 block of 10th Street SE. The mother of the suspect was home and advised that the suspect was at the residence. The warrant was for a fifth degree controlled substance felony and misdemeanor hit and run out of Anoka County. She was arrested and transported to Washington County Jail. 

An accident occurred in the 1200 block of Broadway Avenue W. at 4:45 p.m. May 25. Police arrived on scene and verified there were no serious injuries. Each of the drivers gave the same account of the incident. Two cars were stopped at the light, when a third car, driven by a 26-year-old Chisago City man, rear-ended the second car, pushing it into the first. The driver had a suspended license and a Washington County warrant for his arrest. He was placed in handcuffs and transported to Washington County Jail. 




A trailer was reported stolen from a business in the 700 block of 15th Street SW at 12:02 p.m. May 20. The trailer was last seen on the previous evening. There were no suspects.

A burglary was reported from an apartment complex in the 400 block of Lake Street at 7:39 a.m. May 27. The property manager arrived in the morning to find that the screen on the storm door for one of the units was cut, and the door to another unit was forced open, with damage to to the door. The complainant found several missing items, including an air conditioner, power tools and other miscellaneous tools. There are no suspects.




Police responded to the scene of a rollover accident on Headwaters Parkway N. where it meets Highway 61 at 8:39 a.m. May 12. The driver of the truck was assisted out of the vehicle and evaluated by North Ambulance, which requested a helicopter. 

A complainant called to report two males fighting in the area of the 200 block of 19th Street SW. at 11:51 a.m. May 29. The two men were together in a vehicle, and it appeared that they followed him into a nearby parking lot. They seemed to be fighting over a cell phone. Officers were unable to locate the men involved. 

A taco food truck was parked in the 300 block of Lake Street S. on May 27 when a complainant called to report that the loud noise of the gas generator used to power the vendor was disruptive. When an officer arrived on scene, other residents nearby also complained about the noise. The officer spoke to the vendor, who attempted to lower the noise of the generator. These attempts were unsuccessful, and the vendor was ordered to shut down the generator, as it was a noise nuisance.

A resident of the 18000 block of Elmcrest Avenue Court N. observed a black truck parked in the neighborhood at 6:27 p.m. May 24. He thought the vehicle might have been “casing” the house for potential burglary. The complainant's son approached the vehicle and it sped away quickly. He described it as a black Ford F-150 with a license plate number 157MVM. When police ran the plates, the registered vehicle did not match the description of the suspect vehicle.  


The Stillwater Police Department reported the following incidents:




Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office were informed that suspects with warrants for their arrest were in the 1300 block of Cottage Drive at 8:30 p.m. May 21. They observed the two suspects hide in a closet, and also observed what appeared to be cocaine or some other form of powdered narcotics on a plate on the bed. A person present would not allow the deputies inside the residence. They requested assistance from Stillwater Police in obtaining a search warrant. While officers were obtaining the warrant, a 56-year-old Stillwater man came to door, told officers to leave, and then was observed going into the bedroom, grabbing the plate, walking to the sink and washing it off. A 22-year-old Stillwater man and a 23-year-old Lake Elmo woman were found hiding in a crawl space, and were taken into custody on warrants and possession of a controlled substance. All parties were booked and held for formal complaint. 

A 66-year-old Cottage Grove man was arrested for 4th degree DWI at 7:17 p.m. May 21 after he hit a fence and a parked car in the 400 block of Main Street S. He was also found to have no proof of insurance. He was booked at Washington County Jail and released to a responsible adult.

A 29-year-old Stillwater man was arrested for 3rd degree DWI after he was stopped for loud exhaust in the 600 block of Third Street N. The vehicle was so loud that the officer could hear it a long distance away. While talking to the driver about his loud muffler, the officer noticed he had some slurred speech and couldn't follow directions, and had glassy, watery eyes. The officer asked the man to perform a field sobriety test, which he did. He was arrested for DWI, brought to Washington County Jail, with a breath test result of 0.28. He was booked and released to a responsible adult.

A 37-year-old West St. Paul man was arrested and charged with 1st degree burglary and 5th degree domestic assault after he forced his way into a residence in the 1100 block of Parkwood Lane and assaulted his ex-girlfriend. The man fled the scene, but he was later arrested by the St. Paul Police Department. 

A 33-year-old Stillwater woman was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant when she was stopped for speeding near Myrtlewood Court and Myrtle Street at 11 p.m. May 28. She was taken into custody and transported to Washington County Jail. 

A 29-year-old St. Paul man was arrested for driving after revocation, careless driving and having no proof of insurance after he was involved in an accident at Greeley Street and Highway 36 at 6:15 p.m. May 27. The man ran a red light at Greeley and Curve Crest Boulevard at a high rate of speed and then rear ended the vehicle in front of him and spun off into a fire hydrant. He was arrested and held for bail at Washington County Jail.




A homeowner in the 700 block of Mulberry Street W. reported at 10 a.m. May 22 that a boat motor was taken from a boat parked in the driveway. The theft occurred sometime overnight; there are no suspects.




A party reported that their vehicle was stolen from the parking lot at Cub Foods on May 17, but then realized they drove a different car there. There was no car stolen. 

A 14-year-old Stillwater boy jumped off of a boat in the area of the 500 block of Main Street S. while at a school function May 12. The boy then swam to shore and fled from school staff. This caused students and staff to be concerned, and the case was referred to the Youth Service Bureau for his disorderly conduct. 

A woman in the 14800 block of 62nd Street called police May 24 to report that her hostas were vandalized in some way. Parts of the plant were cut away and the soil around the plants was turning white. 

A homeowner in the 1200 block of Bergmann Drive called to report a vandalism incident at 7 p.m. May 23. The complainant believed someone had tried to pry the mailbox open with a screwdriver. An officer who arrived on scene was directed to a set of communal post office boxes, but it looked like the boxes were damaged by normal wear. The complainant was referred to U.S. Postal Service. 

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