Medina Police Report
Delano Herald Journal, April 14, 2014

March 24 - Officer found a large rubbish/brush pile that was smoking. It appeared that someone had been burning earlier and left the pile to smolder. There were no flames present. The smoldering pile appeared to present no danger to a nearby shed. 1300 block Hamel Road, Medina.

March 24 - Report of debris in the roadway. Officer located a 10 gallon barrel and a large pile of trash. County maintenance was notified. County Road 19 and County Road 24, Medina.

March 25 - Individual stopped by the office to report that two dogs surrounded her while jogging. Medina Road and Hunter Drive, Medina.

March 25 - Report of a missing Pitbull/Lab mix (yellow). No collar or tags. 2300 block Pioneer Trail, Medina.

March 27 - Report of a missing Black Lab. 2500 block Bobolink Road, Medina.

March 27 - Reported that a female entered the store, selected items, and then returned them for money at customer service. Female was arrested and transported to Hennepin Adult Detention Center and released pending complaint. 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

March 28 - Reported that an oven was on fire and that the occupants had evacuated. Upon arrival, officers entered the home and could smell burning. The ovens were checked and the fire was out. Hamel Fire did check for any extension and it was determined that the fire was contained to the oven interior only. A metal device was located inside the oven.1400 block Hunter Drive, Medina.

March 29 - BAC .12, DWI. Hamel Road and State Highway 55, Medina.

March 29 - Officer observed a vehicle’s hatchback door had been standing open and the dome light was on. Attempted to make contact at the residence but was unsuccessful and unable to locate a phone number for the residence. It did not appear that the vehicle had been tampered with. The hatchback door was shut. 800 block Hamel Road, Medina.

March 29 - Report of two dogs at large. Officer brought the dogs back to the house and made contact with the owner. Owner stated the batteries for the invisible fence collar must be bad. Medina Road and Hunter Drive, Medina.

March 30 - Charges pending results of test. County Road 101 and Primrose Lane, Medina.

March 30 - Report of numerous gunshots coming from a field. Three males were located and officer advised them they had driven down a private road and had gained access to the field by means of private property. They stated they were unaware the road was private and did admit to walking from the road and onto private property. All three stated they would no longer gain access to the field by means of the private road. They were all given written warnings for trespassing. Tuckborough Trail and Tuckborough Cour , Medina.

March 31 - Report of two dogs running at large. Officer was able to locate the owner; dogs were transported to the dogs’ home. The owner was given a verbal warning. 1500 block Medina Road, Medina.

April 1 - Reported that a counterfeit five dollar bill had been found in a bundle of five dollar bills. It is unknown where the bill came from or how long it had been in circulation at the bank. 100 Hamel Road , Medina.

April 2 - Report of a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood. Officer checked the area; however, was unable to locate the vehicle matching the description given. Elsinore Circle and Morningside Road, Medina.

April 2 - Reported that a bobcat was cleaning the streets and causing a disturbance. Construction noise was to be completed by 7:00 pm nightly. Officer was able to make contact with the street cleaner who stated Lennar asked them to get the streets clean tonight because they had multiple showings coming up and wanted the area to look nice. He was advised that it was past work hours and the people in the development were not happy about the noise so late at night. He stated he was on his last street and was done for the night. 3100 block Butternut Drive, Medina.

April 3 - Report of an unwanted solicitor. Solicitor left abruptly when advised the police were being called. 600 block Hamel Road, Medina.

April 4 - Employee was attempting to make an international call. 2100 block Highway 55, Medina.

April 4 - Report of a domestic assault.
(Arrested) Dante Lamar Cunningham, age 26, from Medina. 400 block Medina Road, Medina.

April 5 - Officer observed an individual sitting the passenger seat of a parked vehicle eating. Individual stated he was on the way to a friend’s house in Plymouth and pulled over to eat. Medina Road and Tamarack Drive, Medina.

April 6 - Officer woke the driver up who said he had just pulled in to take a nap. 1300 block County Road 29, Medina.

April 6 - Reported that a female that was causing problems. Female had been drinking and was allowed to stay with a guest. 400 block Highway 55, Medina.

April 6 - Order for protection violation. 400 block Medina Road, Medina.

April 6 - Animal complaint. Dogs were returned to the owner. Medina Road and Tamarack Drive, Medina.