The week of March 6-12, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:
Monday, March 6
An officer took at 1:02 p.m. a report of property damage at a business on the 300 block of South Walnut Street. Someone tried to break in over the weekend. No entry was made but the lock needed to be repaired.
Police were called at 5:32 p.m. to a disturbance on the 200 block of East Commerce Drive. One person was transported to an area hospital.
Tuesday, March 7
A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 2:53 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
Police are investigating the apparent theft of $21 worth of gasoline from a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive.
Wednesday, March 8
A person stopped by the police station at 9:01 a.m. to report an assault that occurred last October. Police are investigating.
A person on the 300 block of East Orchard Street called for medical help at 1:23 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
Thursday, March 9
A person on the 100 block of East Main Street reported at 12:37 a.m. a man passed out on the sidewalk. The inebriated man was unable to take care of himself. He was transported to a detox facility.
A person on the 800 block of West Prairie Street reported at 12:54 a.m. a theft. Police are investigating.
At 10:04 a.m., a person on the 700 block of West Church Street reported a litterbug. The suspect was located, advised of city ordinance and picked up the garbage for appropriate disposal.
An officer performed a welfare check at 11:03 a.m. on a person on the 500 block of Beaver Street. A man was transported to an area hospital.
Police executed a search warrant on the 100 block of South Meridian Street at 12:03 p.m. They located drugs and drug paraphernalia in the house. A woman, 25, and a man, 41, were formally charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Police checked on a vehicle parked on the 300 block of West Beaver Street at 8:13 p.m. The people in the vehicle – a woman from Jordan, 19, and a woman from Cologne, 18 – were cited for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
A person on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane called for medical help at 8:16 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
Friday, March 10
A person came to the police station at 8:21 a.m. to report a possible fraud. He gave some of his bank information to a caller. Police advised the man to call his card company and bank.
Saturday, March 11
Police assisted Jordan police at 12:26 a.m. with a report of an armed person barricaded in a building. A woman was eventually arrested safely.
A person on the 300 block of South Elm Street called for medical help at 2:52 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
Sunday, March 12
A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 12:21 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
An officer observed at 7:37 p.m. a woman walking down the middle of the 100 block of North Meridian Street during the snowfall. The person was hard to see. The officer advised the woman to get off the road to avoid being hit.