The Lino Lakes Public Safety Department reported the following incidents: 

• Officers responded to a property damage crash in the area of Ware Road and Birch Street June 11. Officers located and arrested the driver who fled the scene on foot. The male was booked into the Anoka County Jail.

• An officer responded to a complaint of a coyote near a residence in the 7000 block of Snow Owl Circle June 11. The caller was referred to the Minnesota DNR.

• An officer responded to a report of a child crawling outside a window in the 700 block of Town Center Parkway June 11. Nothing dangerous was located by the officer and the resident was made aware of the complaint.

• Officers responded to a report of a group of people fighting in the 200 block of Baldwin Circle June 12. Officers learned an assault had occurred and the investigation is ongoing.

• A person attempted to rent a property in the 1000 block of Birch Street they had found on Craigslist June 12. They claimed they were scammed out of money that was requested in order for them to rent the property. The case is under investigation. 

• Officers received a report of an illegal hunting blind in the 300 block of I-35W June 13. Officers later located an abandoned motorcycle covered by a hunting blind.

• An officer received a call of a damage to property report in the 700 block of Main Street June 13. The officer learned an unknown person(s) sprayed graffiti on a local school and broke a rain sensor. The investigation is ongoing.

• Lino Lakes Public Safety investigated a report of a company soliciting door-to-door in the 7900 block of 4th Avenue without a permit from the city June 13. After subsequent investigation, a 22-year-old male was issued a citation for soliciting without a city permit.

• An officer was requested to check the welfare of a possibly impaired driver in the 8000 block of Danube Street June 13. An adult female was arrested for DWI and obstructing the legal process with force. She was booked into the Anoka County Jail.

• An officer observed a vehicle driving on a walking path in the 6900 block of Black Duck Drive June 13. The vehicle was stopped and the driver cited for the violation and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

• An officer stopped a vehicle for speeding in the 300 block of Main Street June 15. The passenger was issued a citation for underage consumption and possession of alcohol. 

• Officers responded to a report of a port-a-potty tipped over at Sunrise Park June 16. Officers located the juveniles who were involved and spoke with their parents.

• An officer responded to a property damage accident report in the area of Otter Lake Road and Main Street June 17. There was minor damage to one of the vehicles, and one of the drivers was mailed a citation for inattentive driving.


The Centennial Lakes Police Department reported the following incidents: 

• An officer verbally warned a resident about their dog being off leash in the 3900 block of Restwood Road in Lexington June 12. 

• Police conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation in the area of Lake Drive and Fire Barn Road in Circle Pines June 14. A passenger was subsequently arrested for outstanding warrants. 

• Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Stardust Boulevard in Circle Pines June 15 on report of underage drinking. Upon arrival, officers learned that there was a graduation part involving underage drinking. Police ensured that anyone who was underage had sober transportation and the party was dispersed. 

• An officer stopped a vehicle in the 15 block of Circle Drive in Circle Pines June 15. The driver was subsequently charged for not having a valid driver's license as well as numerous drug charges. 

• Officers observed suspicious activity in the 1600 block of Widegeon Circle in Centerville June 16. Upon investigation, officers determined unauthorized excavation and grading was occurring in the city right-of-way. City officials were contacted and charges are pending. 

• Police were dispatched to the 7000 block of Centerville Road in Centerville June 16 for a report of a drunk driver. Officers located the driver, who was subsequently arrested for multiple charges including first-degree DWI. 

• Officers received a phone call of a dog bite report from the 1900 block of Robin Lane in Centerville June 17. The dog was placed on a 10-day quarantine. 

• An adult male was arrested for third-degree DWI after failing to yield the right of way to another vehicle in the area of Lexington Avenue and Lake Drive in Lexington June 17. 

• While investigating suspicious activity in Golden Lake Park in Circle Pines June 18, officers were advised that a group of juveniles had attempted to gain access to the concession stand. Police did not observe any damage and the building was secure. 

• Officers responded to a damage to property report in the 200 block of North Star Lane in Circle Pines June 18. The caller reported an unknown suspect damaged her vehicle with spray paint. There are no suspects at this time and the damage is estimated to be $300. 

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