The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:

North Oaks

• A deputy kept pace with a vehicle rocketing down County Road I at 2:30 a.m. April 6 at more than 100 mph until the driver collided with another car at Turtle Lake Road and Donegal Drive in Shoreview. Somehow, no one was injured. A 37-year-old Shoreview man was charged with third- and fourth-degree DWI and booked into the Ramsey County Jail.


• A dog owner on Oakwood Drive managed to “collar” another that came into his yard on Oakwood Drive and attacked his dog on the afternoon of April 5. The resident managed to contain the loose animal that came from Erik Lane nearby. He turned the dog over to County Animal Control.

• Witnesses saw a vehicle run a red light and crash into another car the morning of April 7 at Highway 96 and Lexington Avenue. The suspect, a 43-year-old man with no permanent address, was taken into custody on several charges including careless driving, driving after license revocation and failure to appear in court.

• Following a standoff at the Country Inn and Suites on Rice Creek Parkway the afternoon of April 7, deputies went into a restroom and removed a squatter who had been languishing in there for more than an hour. The adult male was booked into jail on a confirmed Hennepin County misdemeanor warrant for his arrest and the disorderly conduct charge.  

• Following a workout, a woman found her rear window shattered and her purse gone in the YMCA parking lot in the 3700 block of Lexington Avenue the morning of April 8. The value of the purse, wallet and iPhone was $1,095, she told deputies.

• A 21-year-old Lino Lakes man was booked into jail in the wee hours of April 10 after running a red light and failing to maintain a lane at Hodgson Road and Oakwood Drive. He also received a poor grade on field sobriety tests. 

• By the time deputies arrived at the Best Western Hotel in the 1000 block of Gramsie Road the morning of April 10, the couple had taken their argument outside. The 36-year-old Lake Elmo boyfriend, who was found in possession of a possible controlled substance, was booked into jail on a gross misdemeanor violation of a no-contact order and a pending felony possession of a controlled substance. 

• The resident on Tanglewood Drive claimed he never took his eyes off his front porch waiting for the April 10 delivery of his Garmin Fitness watch, but it never arrived. USPS claimed the $250 watch was delivered and an alert was sent. No suspects.

• A motorist reported a driver “all over the road” at 8 a.m. April 12 at Lexington Avenue and Highway 96. The driver, a 59-year-old Mounds View man, did not do well on field sobriety tests and was booked in Ramsey County Jail on a third-degree DWI charge.

• A deputy looking for a woman who was wanted on five Ramsey County arrest warrants found her the morning of April 12 in the 800 block of Cannon Avenue. The 31-year-old local was also arrested for possession of meth, syringes and a pipe and was booked into jail.

• Two adults reportedly “acting suspicious” in the Shoreview Community Center the evening of April 12 were interviewed and arrested when the 33-year-old Blaine woman and a 34-year-old Brooklyn Park man were caught red-handed with burglary tools (lock picks) and car keys (from a jacket pocket belonging to someone at the center). The pair was booked into jail.

• A 31 -year-old Rosemount man struck a power pole at the beginning of rush hour on Friday the 13th. Syringes and a white powdery substance were found in the man’s vehicle, which was impounded by police. The man was transported to Regions Hospital with head pain.

• A Jazzy Elite power chair went missing the night of April 13 in the 5900 block of Carlson Road. The chair, which throws you into a standing position, was loaned out to a 63-year-old woman; a 39-year-old “person of interest” is under investigation. The chair is valued at $3,000.

• A man reported the loss of an engagement ring he gave to his fiancee. The 27-year-old St. Cloud woman said she lost the ring “a couple of months ago” shortly after they “broke up.” The ring, “valued at $20,000,” belonged to the 29-year-old Shoreview man’s family and they would like to get it back, he said. No suspects.


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