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Medina Police Report
Delano Herald Journal, August 15, 2016

Aug. 1 - Employee called to report his bike was stolen. Upon officer arrival, he said he had called his mom and learned that she had picked up the bike because she had seen it left without being locked up. 100 block Westfalen Trail, Medina.

Aug. 2 - Upon police arrival, both parties were on scene and separated. Determined that both parties were equally involved. Neither party wanted to file a report; parties were advised and went their own way. 100 block Lorenz Street, Loretto.

Aug. 2 - Construction workers in the area. There were no issues. 1200 block Hackamore Road, Medina.

Aug. 2 - Vehicle was opened without inflicting any apparent damage. 200 block Highway 55, Medina.

Aug. 2 - Resident said he received a voice mail from an unidentified male claiming to work for the IRS and that he owed back taxes and if he didn’t pay he would be criminally charged. Resident recognized this as a scam. Call back number was disconnected. 1300 block Deer Hill Road, Medina.

Aug. 2 - Missing child was located and reunited with her mother. 100 block Chippewa Road, Loretto.

Aug. 2 - Report of a suspicious female. Police located the female who is the daughter of the homeowner and is visiting. 300 block Ridge Circle, Medina.

Aug. 2 - Report of a possible narcotics complaint. Reported that there were two suspicious vehicles parked on the grass behind some trees; individual said he thought he also smelled marijuana. Police found that one vehicle was occupied by a young male and female in the back seat; there was no evidence of narcotics. Juveniles were advised of the upcoming curfew and to move on. 100 block County Road 24, Medina.

Aug. 3 - Homeowner advised this phone is associated with his alarm system; all was fine. 1500 block Medina Road, Medina.

Aug. 3 - Report of an open phone line; no one talking; sounded like a pocket dial. There were no problems. 4700 block County Road 11, Medina.

Aug. 3 - Trespass notice issued. 2900 block Willowood Farm Road, Medina.

Aug. 3 - Xcel Energy was advised and was en route to handle the issue. County Road 116 and Hackamore Road, Medina.

Aug. 4 - Individual reported that he hasn’t been able to get in touch with his son. Male was located and said that everything was fine. He was advised to call his parent. 100 block Hamel Road, Medina.

Aug. 4 - Reported that a male was begging for food in front of Target. Male was located, was intoxicated and did not speak English. He showed police a key for the Medina Inn. Police transported him back to the inn and verified he was a guest there. He was released into the custody of several other parties of a roofing crew that was staying there while working in the area. 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

Aug. 4 - Police were able to locate the vehicle; driver said she was lost and trying to figure out where she was going. 1700 block Homestead Trail, Medina.

Aug. 5 - While on routine patrol, police observed a suspicious occupied vehicle; male was sleeping. Male said he was living with his parents; however, they do not get along. He was advised to go home. 100 block County Road 24, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Two males were playing Pokémon Go. Police advised that the park was closed for the evening. 3200 block Mill Drive, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Report of three males on bicycles acting suspicious; riding down neighbors’ driveways. They were located by police; said they had been riding the 7 mile loop on the Baker Park Trail. They were advised that the loop closed at 2200 hours. 2900 block Parkview Drive, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Individual was found lying in the grass. He was transported to the Medina Inn where he was staying and released to a responsible person who said he was an employee of hers; she said she would take care of him. 200 block Highway 55, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Neighbor dispute over dogs at large. 3200 block Butternut Drive, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Reported that a male was harassing customers by begging for money as they entered the store. When employee approached him and advised that police were called, he jumped in the passenger seat of a vehicle occupied by a female, and the vehicle left the scene. Employee wanted them trespassed from the property. 1300 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Resident called to report a vehicle was parked on his property. Upon police arrival the vehicle was gone. 400 block Hamel Road, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Owner advised that a tow truck was en route; no police response was needed. 400 block Navajo Road, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Citation was issued to the driver for speed and possession of marijuana. Highway 55 and Mohawk Drive, Medina.

Aug. 5 - Individual reported finding a collie type dog walking in the road and was afraid it would be hit by a passing car. Police recognized the dog and transported it back to its owner. Medina Street N and Railway Street W, Loretto.

Aug. 6 - Call was accidental, no emergency found. 100 block Summit Avenue, Loretto.

Aug. 6 - Report of a stalled vehicle, blocking the road. Vehicle was gone upon officer arrival. Hackamore Road and Old Settlers Road, Medina.

Aug. 8 - Backpack blower and a hedge trimmer were reported taken from the bed of a pickup truck. 3300 block Elm Creek Drive, Medina.

Aug. 6 - Reported that a male was seen trying to remove the license plates off of another vehicle. 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

Aug. 6 - DWI - 2nd Degree. BAC .25. County Road 116 and Meander Road, Medina.

Aug. 6 - Victim fought off suspect who then left on foot and was not located. 500 block Highway 55, Medina.

Aug. 7 - Reported that male was riding a bike on the bike path and this seemed suspicious since the same male was seen the prior day. Homeowner had reported stolen items the prior day. Male was not located by police. Elm Creek Drive and Hunter Drive, Medina.