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Medina Police Report
Delano Herald Journal, May 2, 2016

April 18 - Report of an injured goose swimming in a resident’s pond. 2700 block Capriole Drive, Medina.

April 18 - Report of a vehicle fire. Upon police arrival, Hamel Fire Department was on scene and had put the fire out. Determined to be a small electrical fire in the engine compartment. Medina Road and Tamarack Drive, Medina.

April 19 - Police were requested to check the welfare of a 61 year old male living at the apartment complex. He seemed fine. 300 block Sunnyridge Lane, Loretto.

April 19 - Reported that an eight foot section of dock taken. 2900 block Lakeshore Avenue, Medina.

April 19 - Report of a loud noise coming from the back deck. Police arrived; found nothing suspicious, nothing was missing or out of order. 3100 block Birch Avenue, Medina.

April 20 - Police responded to the boat launch at Baker Park on the report of illegal fishing. Reported that someone is possibly spearing carp after midnight. Police made contact with an individual who was fishing for carp with a bow and arrow which is legal. Baker Park Boat Launch.

April 20 - Police were able to stop the vehicle. Driver said he was tired; was called into work early. He was verbally warned for crossing the white line. Highway 55 and Willow Drive, Medina.

April 20 - Driver was cited for DAR; transported to jail on warrants; passenger was arrested for 5th Degree Drug Possession. Case referred to Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office to submit for charging. 400 block Highway 55, Medina.

April 21 - Reported that a male was stealing copper wire from a large spool in the Villas Development. The individual was identified; he was working with a large crew that was boring and pulling wire lines for the new development. This was confirmed with several other workers. 600 block Shawnee Woods Road, Medina.

April 21 - Reported that two dogs were running at large. Police are familiar with past complaints involving these dogs and went to the residence where dogs reside. Spoke with the owner; she couldn’t locate them around the yard. She was issued a written warning. Tamarack Drive and Oakview Road, Medina.

April 21 - Reported that four adult males came into the store and took some food. 200 block Highway 55, Medina.

April 22 - Parking complaint. Individual agreed to move the vehicle. 100 block Loretto Street, Loretto.

April 22 - Police assisted a individual who was changing a vehicle’s flat tire. County Road 24 and Parkview Drive, Medina.

April 22 - Customer was reported to be causing problems with other customers and staff. Individual was located walking towards Target. He was released to a responsible person. 500 block Highway 55, Medina.

April 23 - DWI BAC .07. Hamel Road and Sioux Drive, Medina.

April 23 - DWI BAC .18. Penn Avenue N and 8th Avenue N, Minneapolis.

April 23 - Resident reported she has received three phone calls on her cell phone over the past month from a male trying to sell her Windows PC software. She said she believed the call was a scam and did not give any information. She was advised to either not answer that number or see if the number can be blocked. There was no loss; she just wanted police to be aware. 4500 block Pine Street, Medina.

April 23 - Reported that kids were playing near the railroad tracks. Officer was in the area when the call was dispatched; did not see anyone on or near the railroad tracks. County Road 116 and Highway 55, Medina.

April 23 - Reported that an adult male ate two donuts and left the store without paying. He left with three other individual. 200 block Highway 55, Medina.

April 24 - Ongoing issue with loud music. 200 block Saint John Street, Loretto.

April 24 - Hamel Fire Department arrived on scene and determined that there was an issue with the HVAC system. Fire personnel used a fan to clear the smoke from the residence. 300 block Lythrum Lane, Medina.