The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office reported the following selected incidents in Vadnais Heights and White Bear Township:


Vadnais Heights

• A Vadnais Heights man, 53, was arrested via displayed stun gun Oct. 22 on County Road D and Walter Street N. for being in possession of burglary tools.

• Two females were reported at 6:46 p.m. Oct. 22 for shoplifting from Famous Footwear in the 900 block of County E after they were observed stealing 17 pairs of shoes before running out the door. Famous Footwear on Oct. 26 reported a male and female for entering the store, grabbing items and leaving without paying. Later that day, the store reported a male for entering the store, placing eight to 10 pairs of shoes into a bag and leaving without paying.

• A resident in the 800 block of Parkside Drive reported his license plates stolen Oct. 24 after being pulled over by Minneapolis police for displaying impounded plates. When he went around his vehicle to look at the plates, he didn’t recognize the plate numbers. He then realized his own plates were likely stolen from a Roseville grocery store parking lot on Oct. 23.

• A St. Paul woman, 26, was arrested on an active Dakota County felony probation warrant Oct. 24 at the Vadnais Heights Walmart in the 800 block of County Road E, after loss prevention verified the identification of the shoplifter they detained.

• A Maplewood woman, 36, was cited Oct. 24 at the Vadnais Heights Walmart for shoplifting after she was observed in the self-checkout placing unscanned items into bags. Loss prevention personnel confronted her after she passed all points of sale. A St. Paul woman, 29, was cited Oct. 25 at the Walmart for shoplifting and was trespassed from the store after she was observed in the self-checkout repeatedly ringing up items with a UPC of 50 cents, regardless of the actual price and not ringing up other items in her cart at all.

• A St. Paul woman, 30, was arrested on an active Dakota County warrant for financial card fraud Oct. 27 at Jimmy’s Food and Drink in the 1100 block of County Road E after she tried to pay a bill with a fraudulent credit card. The case is under further investigation.

• Multiple power tools and other miscellaneous tools were reported stolen Oct. 29 from a detached garage in the 900 block of County Road D. The garage appeared to have been left undamaged.

• A resident in the 700 block of Clearbrook Lane reported a credit card account opened in his name Oct. 29 on which fraudulent charges were made.

• A St. Paul man, 24, was arrested for DWI at 11:20 p.m. Oct. 29 in the 3400 block of Highway 61 after deputies responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch.

• Residents in the 3300 block of Greenbriar Street reported their garage burglarized overnight Oct. 30-31 and items stolen.

• Car audio equipment was reported stolen overnight Oct. 30-31 from the trunk of a vehicle parked in a driveway in the 4400 drive of Wood Duck Drive.


White Bear Township

• A juvenile was reported for assault Oct. 25 at a school in the 2500 block of County Road F after he brought a knife to school and became combative after being told he would be suspended. He went on to assault four staff members before they recovered the knife. He was turned over to parents, and a report filed for review with the county attorney.

• A catalytic converter was reported cut but left intact during the afternoon of Oct. 26 while the vehicle was parked in a church parking lot in the 4600 block of Greenhaven Drive.

• A resident in the 5700 block of Hobe Lane on Oct. 27 reported losing $5,000 to a romance scam.

• A Centerville man was arrested on outstanding Anoka and Hennepin County warrants Oct. 27 in the 5300 block of Centerville Road following a suspicious activity report of a vehicle parked on vacant property.

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