The Lino Lakes Public Safety Department reported the following incidents: 

• An officer stopped a vehicle for speeding in the 8000 block of I-35E Jan. 8. The driver was subsequently arrested for possession of a controlled substance and booked into jail. 

• An officer responded to a report of a damaged mailbox in the 1500 block of Lamotte Drive Jan. 8. The investigation is ongoing. 

• An officer responded to an internet theft by swindle report from a resident in the 1100 block of Main Street Jan. 8. The victim is working with PayPal to retrieve their money.

• Officers responded to a business in the 300 block of Birch Street for a report of a check that did not have sufficient funds when the business attempted to cash it. The customer and business are working on a solution to have the bill paid.

• An officer stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation in the 100 block of Apollo Drive Jan. 8. The driver and a passenger were subsequently cited for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia and released at the scene.

• Officer responded to a call of a physical domestic Jan. 9. While investigating the incident, it was discovered an assault involving a knife occurred in another city. The case was turned over to the other agency and the investigation is ongoing. 

• An officer took a report of two packages stolen from a residence in the 500 block of Hawthorn Road Jan. 9. The victim was advised on ways to prevent future thefts. The investigation is ongoing.

• An officer received a phone call regarding a theft of mail in the 200 block of Woodridge Lane Jan. 9. The case is under investigation.

• An officer responded to assist the Fridley Police Department with attempting to locate a shooting suspect Jan. 10. The case is under investigation by the Fridley Police Department.

• An officer observed a vehicle speeding and conducted a traffic stop in the 7900 block of Lake Drive Jan. 11. The driver was arrested for DWI and booked into jail for gross misdemeanor DWI. 

• A Lino Lakes business manager made a walk in report at the police department regarding an incident he was made aware of that took place at a business in the 500 block of Apollo Drive the previous evening (Jan. 10). The investigation is ongoing.

• An officer spoke to an anonymous complainant and two witnesses Jan. 11 about a possible stolen weapon in possession of who they thought was a juvenile. The case is under investigation.

• An officer spoke with a resident who lives in the 300 block of Carl Street regarding a suspicious person who was captured on their trail camera Jan. 11. Follow up is being performed in an attempt to identify the person and the reason for them being on the property. 

• An officer received information of a driver watching YouTube while driving in the 600 block of Apollo Drive Jan. 11. The investigation is ongoing.

• Officers were dispatched to a motorist assist of a disabled vehicle in the 400 block of I-35W Jan. 12. The driver was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for multiple offenses including carrying a pistol while under the influence of alcohol, dangerous weapons-metal knuckles/switch blades and third-degree DWI. 

• An officer took a suspicious activity report involving a male taking photos of another person's vehicle in a business parking lot in the 700 block of Apollo Drive Jan. 12. The investigation is ongoing.

• An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1300 block of I-35W Jan. 13. The driver was cited for multiple offenses.

• A resident reported an unknown person entered their unlocked vehicle  in the 700 block of Beaver Trail and stole items Jan. 13. The resident provided video of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

• An officer took a delayed theft from motor vehicle report from the 7500 block of Lake Drive Jan. 14. The investigation is ongoing.

 

The Centennial Lakes Department reported the following incidents: 

• Officers were dispatched to the 9200 block of Lake Drive in Lexington on report of a theft from a business Jan. 2. 

• Damage to city property was reported at Golden Lake Park in Circle Pines Jan. 2. 

• Police responded to the 9300 block of Lexington Avenue in Lexington on report of a property damage accident Jan. 2. 

• Officers were dispatched to a property damage accident in the 9200 block of South Highway Drive in Lexington Jan. 3. There were no injuries. 

• Police conducted a traffic stop in the 3800 block of Minuteman Lane in Lexington Jan. 6. The driver was subsequently arrested for fourth-degree DWI. 

• Officers received a phone call from someone in Circle Pines regarding a criminal sexual conduct report Jan. 7. The Criminal Investigations Division was notified. 

• Officers were dispatched to the 9200 block of Lake Drive in Lexington Jan. 7 on report of counterfeit currency. Officers took possession of the bill. The investigation is ongoing. 

• Officers responded to Inner Park in Circle Pines Jan. 7 on damage to property. It was found that a light pole had been damaged by an unknown suspect. The estimated loss is $800. 

• Police were dispatched to a theft/shoplifting in the 30 block of Central Street in Circle Pines Jan. 7. A male was subsequently arrested. 

• A theft was reported in the 100 block of Civic Heights Circle in Circle Pines Jan. 8. The case is inactive pending leads. 

• Officers were dispatched to a theft report from a resident in the 300 block of Heritage Trail in Circle Pines Jan. 9. Officers took information from the complainant about a package theft that occurred sometime on Jan. 6. There are currently no known suspects. 

• Police conducted a suspicious activity stop in the 0 block of South Pine Drive in Circle Pines Jan. 10. A male and female were subsequently arrested. 

• Officers responded to the 3800 block of Minuteman Lane in Lexington Jan. 11 on report of a fight between roommates. The roommates were advised to stop speaking to each other for the night, and one roommate left for the night. 

• Police took a phone call theft from vehicle report from the 9300 block of Ryan Place in Lexington Jan. 12. 

• A male was arrested in the 3000 block of Edgewood Road in Lexington Jan. 13 after he was spotted driving a stolen vehicle. The male was subsequently arrested for a warrant. 

• Officers responded to the 7000 block of Centerville Road in Centerville Jan. 13 on report of harassment. Police arrived on scene and found a suspect male outside the residence. The male left and the caller was advised of their options. 

• Police responded to the 9200 block of Lake Drive in Lexington Jan. 13 on report of a male customer who tries to use counterfeit money. The adult male suspect took the counterfeit money after being questioned by staff and drove off. Information was handed over to the detective. 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.