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Medina Police Report
Delano Herald Journal, Sept. 29, 2014

Sept. 8 - Report of a camper parked on the road; anonymous caller requested this vehicle be checked for safety/ordinance violations. 2600 block Bobolink Road, Medina.

Sept. 8 - Large amount of rock had been spilled; however, not a hazard. County maintenance was advised. Medina Street N and Railway Street E, Loretto.

Sept. 9 - Individual had run out of gas. Officer transported the individual to get fuel and then back to his vehicle. Highway 55 and County Road 19, Medina.

Sept. 9 - Report of a suspicious vehicle, occupied by three males, in front of the individual’s home for approximately 30 minutes. The vehicle left prior to officer’s arrival. 3100 block Lakeshore Avenue, Medina.

Sept. 9 - Reported that two goats were walking on Willow Drive just south of County Road 24. Officer checked the area but could not locate any goats. Willow Drive and County Road 24, Medina.

Sept. 9 - Both parties were advised to either leave the home or try to get along. There were no arrests. 3400 block Elm Creek Drive, Medina.

Sept. 10 - Citation issued for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Seatbelt. Medina Street and Railway Street, Loretto.

Sept. 10 - Officer responded and assisted with unlocking vehicle. 1000 block Jubert Trail, Medina.

Sept. 10 - Employee called to report that he had found a dollar bill in the cash drawer that had green dye on it and since he had seen a news report that red dye would be on bills possibly being used by Ty Hoffman, he wanted to make sure that green dye was not included. 400 block Highway 55, Medina.

Sept. 11 - While on routine patrol, officer witnessed a vehicle exiting a business after hours. He stopped the vehicle and verified the driver was the owner of the business. Highway 55 and Willow Drive, Medina.

Sept. 11 - Officer was unable to locate the reported suspicious vehicle. Highway 55 and Mohawk Drive, Medina.

Sept. 11 - Reported gas drive-off in the amount of $66.84. Officer was able to locate the owner who said he must have forgotten to pay for his gas. He assured he would call and pay. Officer confirmed with the station that he did indeed pay. 1300 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

Sept. 11 - Reported gas drive-off in the amount of $66.84. Officer was able to locate the owner who said he must have forgotten to pay for his gas. He assured he would call and pay. Officer confirmed with the station that he did indeed pay. 1300 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

Sept. 11 - Officers received a call for a person who was concerned that her adult son hadn’t returned home. She was able to make contact with him and said everything was fine and no further assistance was needed. 3100 block Lakeshore Avenue, Medina.

Sept. 11 - Business received a counterfeit $20 bill. Unknown who passed the bill. Bill will be forwarded to Secret Service. 1300 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Report of a gas drive-off in the amount of $30.00. 1300 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Report of several overweight dump trucks driving down Holy Name Drive. The trucker said his company was delivering fill to an address on Lakeview Road, and said this was their last load. The trucks were on the road legally. Holy Name Drive and County Road 24, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Individual called to report his tractor was running out of gas. He later advised he was able to make it to the gas station to get gas. Pioneer Trail and Willow Drive, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Individual just wanted to confirm the dog was current with vaccinations. 1200 block Hackamore Road, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Assisted a wedding party in a horse and carriage with crossing Highway 55 at Pinto Drive. Highway 55 and Pinto Drive, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Reported that the house was filling with smoke and the source was unknown. Resident had just started the furnace for the first time; it was determined that the smoke most likely came from dust burning off the burners. The basement was checked by Hamel Fire Department and no other issues were found. 100 block Prairie Creek Road, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Reported that a 4-door car slowing and circling the neighborhood, and was requesting extra patrol. Officers did check the neighborhood at the time of the call and several other times throughout the night and no suspicious activities nor this vehicle were found. 4100 block Cavanaugh Drive, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Officer received a radio call of a suspicious vehicle parked in the area of Hamel Road and County Road 19. Officer arrived in the area and found no vehicles. He later checked the area of Spurzem Lake where he found a vehicle and five individuals attempting to watch the northern

lights. They were advised that the park closes at 10 pm. All left the park. County Road 19 and Hamel Road, Medina.

Sept. 12 - Officer transported a male to Maple Plain Motel where he currently resides. 1300 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

Sept. 13 - DWI. BAC .18. County Road 101 and Hackamore Road, Medina.

Sept. 13 - Received an anonymous complaint of a dog in a gray convertible for the last two days. The anonymous caller said the owners were letting the dog out for walks and then putting the dog back in the vehicle. Neither the vehicle nor the dog were not located. 300 block Sunnyridge Lane, Loretto.

Sept. 13 - Requested to assist with traffic control for the cancer benefit leaving the Medina Entertainment Center at approximately 1300 hours. 500 block Highway, Medina.

Sept. 13 - Female was transported to the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center. Saint Peter Street and Lorenz Street, Loretto.

Sept. 13 - Received an anonymous complaint of people having recreational fires in Loretto. The caller believed recreational fires were prohibited. Officers check the locations and all fires were attended and small in size. 200 block Meadow Drive, Loretto.

Sept. 14 - Received a radio call to assist staff in checking the welfare of an individual who was reportedly last seen at the wedding dance at the ballroom and was not answering the door to her room. She was located and okay. Reporting party will stay and look after her. 400 block Highway 55, Medina.

Sept. 14 - Received a radio call for loud music heard somewhere in the area of “E” Loop. Officer responded to the campground and walked the “E” Loop; however, did not hear any music in the area. 2300 block County Road 19, Medina.

Sept. 14 - 911 hang up at a residence. Officers arrived on scene and found everything to be okay. The male was sleeping, possible pocket dial. 100 block Medina Street S, Loretto.

Sept. 14 - Report of the semaphores cycling green in all directions. Officer arrived on scene and the semaphores were working properly. County Road 116 and Highway 55, Medina.