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  • Thursday, December 07, 2017 10:33 AM
    The week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Nov. 27
    A person on the 400 block of North Cherry Street called for medical help at 8:14 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 11:52 a.m. An officer helped the victim. No transport was needed.
    At 5:42 p.m., an officer received a report from the Glencoe Police Department about a fraud case involving two local businesses. Checks stolen from someone in Glencoe were cashed in Belle Plaine. Police are investigating.
    Tuesday, Nov. 28
    A vehicle with no license plate was stopped at 12:52 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and South Meridian Street. The driver, a 29-year-old Minneapolis woman, was cited for driving with a suspended license.
    A report of an assault was filed at 1:40 a.m. at a hotel on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive. Police said an inebriated guest assaulted a member of the hotel staff. The employee was checked over by the ambulance staff. A no-trespassing warning was issued to the guest who was transported from the hotel by sober friends.
    A vehicle with several equipment violations was stopped at 2:32 p.m. near the intersection of East Main Street and North Aspen Lane. The driver, a 26-year-old Arlington man, had several different pieces of identification. Because the man did not speak English, he was ID’d via fingerprints. He was cited for driving without a valid Minnesota license, illegal window tint, possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
    An employee from a gas station on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive notified police at 3:30 p.m. a man was trying to pump gasoline after paying with counterfeit cash. The man left before police arrived. Police know the man and they are investigating.
    Wednesday, Nov. 29
    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 1:38 a.m.  A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 800 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 8:24 a.m.  Parents of a child transported the youngster to an area hospital.
    A person on the 900 block of Deer Creek Parkway reported at 5:21 p.m. someone had cut his Christmas lights. The person is not certain when the lights were cut or a possible suspect.
    A 26-year-old Zumbrota, Minn. man was stopped at 8:28 p.m. near the intersection of East Main Street and North Aspen Lane for speeding and was cited for driving after license revocation.
    A person on the 300 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 8:41 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    Thursday, Nov. 30
    An officer observed at 8:40 a.m. a man known to be wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant walking near the intersection of West Forest and North Cherry streets. The man was taken into custody.
    A woman was stopped at 11:06 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and South Meridian Street for multiple driving complaints. The woman, a 46-year-old Belle Plaine resident, was cited for lane violations and driving after license cancellation. She was arrested for driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance.
    Friday, Dec. 1
    An officer assisted another department at 1:06 p.m. executing  a search warrant at a house on 100 block of South Meridian Street.
    A person on the 100 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 1:15 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    An officer was dispatched to the junior-senior high school at 1:35 p.m. to assist with a disorderly student. The student was taken home to parents.
    After receiving a report at 3:32 p.m. of a fight near the intersection of North Eagle and West Main streets, four children were cited for disorderly conduct.
    Saturday, Dec. 2
    An officer observed a vehicle drive past him near the intersection of South Meridian and East Prairie streets at 1:06 a.m. The vehicle was traveling 41 mph in a 30 mph zone. Both occupants of the vehicle were children. The driver was cited for speeding. Both children were cited for curfew violations and their parents notified.
    A person on the 200 block of South Elk Street called for medical help at 11:52 a.m. A man’s family transported him to an area hospital.
    Sunday, Dec. 3
    A Belle Plaine police officer working a special traffic detail stopped a Crystal man, 25, at 2:13 a.m. in Shakopee, near the intersection of Highway 169 and South Marschall Road. The man was cited for failing to drive with due care and arrested for DWI.
    A person on the 300 block of North Eagle Street called for medical help at 11:27 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 900 block of Park Lane called for medical help at 7:15 p.m. A man’s wife transported him to an area hospital.
    A person on the 900 block of South Meridian Street called for medical help at 9:30 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
  • Thursday, December 07, 2017 10:33 AM
    The week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following call for service:

    Tuesday, Nov. 28
    Firefighters were dispatched to a report of a truck in the ditch on northbound Highway 169 in St. Lawrence Township. There were no injuries associated with the crash.

  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:28 AM
    The week of Nov. 20-26, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Nov. 20
    A person near the intersection of West Court and North Eagle streets called for medical help at 2:20 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Police determined at 3:12 p.m. a woman at the police department on another matter was the subject of an arrest warrant. She was taken into custody.
    A man on the 600 block of South Elm Street was arrested at 8:07 p.m. on an outstanding warrant.
    A person on the 200 block of South Elk Street called for medical help at 11:46 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Tuesday, Nov. 21
    A man on the 200 block of West State Street reported at 4:56 p.m. he was assaulted by unknown people while walking his dog. Police are investigating.
    Wednesday, Nov. 22
    A man on the 500 block of Beaver Street reported at 10:36 a.m. his storage building had been broken into. Many of the boats stored there had items taken from them or were tampered with. Police are investigating.
    Thursday, Nov. 23
    A 25-year-old Wisconsin man was stopped at 2:12 a.m. for driving through a stop sign at the intersection of South Chestnut and East Prairie streets. The officer detected the smell of alcohol. The man was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.
    Friday, Nov. 24
    A property-damage crash – car vs. pole -- on the 800 block of East Enterprise Drive was reported at 1:07 p.m.
    Police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Highway 169 and 173rd Street for lane violations. A Belle Plaine woman, 32, was cited for driving with a suspended license.
    Saturday, Nov. 25
    A vehicle was stopped at 12:05 a.m. near the intersection of highways 169 and 282 for illegal lights on the vehicle and lane violations. The driver, an 18-year-old Bloomington man,  was also cited for driving after license revocation.
    Police assisted a Scott County sheriff’s deputy at 4:42 a.m. with a single-vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of Highway 169 and Stoppelmann Boulevard. A Belle Plaine woman, 62, swerved and went off the road. She was transported to an area hospital.
    A man stopped at the police office at 11:19 a.m. to turn himself in on an outstanding warrant.
    Two 25-year-old men on the 100 block of North Meridian Street, one from Belle Plaine and the other from Hamburg, were cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.
    A man on the 100 block of East Church Street reported at 3:05 p.m. a woman was using his credit card without permission. Police are investigating.
    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 6:56 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A South Dakota man, 20, was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and South Ash Street for speeding. He was also cited for driving with a suspended license.
    Sunday, Nov. 26
    Police performed a welfare check on a Jordan man, 23, who passed out at a business on the 200 block of North Meridian Street. The man admitted to having a meth pipe and marijuana in his coat. He was arrested for fifth-degree drug possession and possession of a small amount of marijuana.
    A person on the 1000 block of South Chestnut Street called for medical help at 7:59 a.m. His family transported a man to an area hospital.
    Police stopped a Belle Plaine man, 30, known to be driving without a license near the intersection of West Main and North Eagle streets at 8:54 p.m. He was also cited for driving with inoperable rear lights.
    A person on the 500 block of Scott Circle called for medical help at 8:52 a.m. The man was not transported. His family will care for him.

  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:28 AM
    The week of Nov. 20-26,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following call for service:

    Friday, Nov. 24
    Firefighters responded at 11:20 a.m. to a report of a grass fire on the 9000 block of West 250th Street in Belle Plaine Township.
    At 1:10 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a property-damage crash on the 800 block of East Enterprise Drive. They were cancelled en route.
    Saturday, Nov. 25
    Firefighters responded at 4:45 a.m. to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Highway 169 just north of East Main Street. One person was transported to an area hospital.
    At 5:15 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm on the 27000 block of Raven Road in Blakeley Township.
    Firefighters responded at 5:19 a.m. to a report of a brush fire on the 19000 block of Whitetail Lane in Faxon Township.
    Firefighters were dispatched at 11:50 a.m. to a call for mutual aid from Cologne firefighters fighting a barn fire in Benton Township.
    Sunday, Nov. 26
    Firefighters responded at 10:12 a.m. to investigate smells on the 22000 block of Goshen Boulevard.
    At 6:10 a.m., firefighters responded to a call for medical help on the 20000 block of Park Boulevard in St. Lawrence Township. A woman was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:46 PM
    The week of Oct. Nov. 6-12,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following call for service:

    Friday, Nov. 10
    Firefighters responded at 11:30 p.m. to a report of a single-vehicle crash in the area of Highway 169 and German Road. They found no evidence of a crash.
    Saturday, Nov. 11
    At 11:05 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a call for medical help from a person on the 9000 block of Carver County Road 52.
  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:45 PM
    The week of Nov. 6-12, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Nov. 6
    Police stopped a 20-year-old Shakopee man at 2:31 a.m. on Highway 169. He was cited for driving without a license.
    A child on the 200 block of South Eagle Street was cited at 10:30 a.m. for using tobacco.
    A person on the 200 block of South Meridian Street reported at 11:54 a.m. the theft of a water heater from a home in foreclosure.
    A person on the 800 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 5:06 p.m. A man was sick. He declined transport to an area hospital. His wife gave him a ride home.
    Tuesday, Nov. 7
    A person on the 800 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 5:07 p.m. the theft of a snowblower. It was taken from a locked storage unit. The lock was forcibly removed and a new one put in its place. The loss is valued at $750. Police are investigating.
    A property-damage crash – car vs. deer -- near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street was reported at 5:34 p.m. Police assisted a state trooper.
    Wednesday, Nov. 8
    A person on the 500 block of West Church Street reported at 10:24 a.m. graffiti painted on the driveway. The property owner said he would try and clean the graffiti from the driveway himself. No investigation is needed.
    A person on the 500 block of East Commerce Drive reported at 4:35 p.m. the overnight theft of scrap metal from behind his building.
    A person on the 500 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 4:58 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 400 block of South Chestnut Street reported at 6:20 p.m. an unknown man was looking in her apartment windows. Police investigated the report.
    A person on the 300 block of East Century Street called for medical help at 11:19 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Thursday, Nov. 9
    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 1:01 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 300 block of South Market Street reported at 9:04 a.m. a violation of a restraining order. A Belle Plaine woman, 33, was cited for the offense.
    Police assisted a man on the 200 block of North Meridian Street at 11:37 a.m. after he fell. The man declined medical assistance.
    An officer received arrest warrant information at 6:27 p.m. on a woman on the 200 block of North Meridian Street. The woman was located and taken into custody.
    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:56 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Friday, Nov. 10
    A person on the 600 block of West Forest Street reported at 2:43 a.m. a runaway child. The child was located in another county and returned home.
    The driver of a vehicle stopped at 1:50 p.m. near the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and Hickory Boulevard was cited for speeding and driving after license revocation. The woman, a 19-year-old Belle Plaine resident, was given a ride home.
    Saturday, Nov. 11
    At 10:46 p.m., an officer observed the driver of a vehicle near the intersection of North Walnut and East Main streets commit several violations. The driver, a 25-year-old Mankato man, was pulled over. He was arrested for third-degree DWI (refusal to test), fourth-degree DWI, driving without a license, lane violations, and driving with an obstructed view.
    Sunday, Nov. 12
    A person on the 900 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 8:44 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 500 block of Chatfield Lane called for medical help at 9:10 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.

  • Thursday, November 09, 2017 1:51 PM
    The week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Oct. 30
    A person on the 1100 block of Schoolhouse Drive called for medical help at 3:13 a.m. A man passed away before officers arrived. His demise appeared to be from natural causes.
    Tuesday, Oct. 31
    A person on the 200 block of East Evergreen Street called for medical help at 4:59 p.m. A woman was choking on a piece of candy. The candy had been dislodged by the time the officer arrived.
    A person on the 700 block of South Elm Street reported at 5:43 p.m. a domestic disturbance. Police investigation determined no domestic assault occurred. The case is being reviewed for possible disorderly conduct charges.
    Wednesday, Nov. 1
    A property-damage crash – car versus deer – near the intersection of North Walnut and East Forest streets was reported at 7:02 p.m.
    Thursday, Oct. 2
    A person on the 200 block of South Market Street called for medical help at 10:27 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of East Main Street and Old Highway 169 Boulevard at 11 a.m. because the tint on its windows may have been too dark. The driver, a 37-year-old woman from St. Peter, was warned about the tint, cited for driving with a revoked license and arrested on an outstanding warrant.
    A person on the 600 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 12:51 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A Belle Plaine man stopped near the intersection of East Court and North Walnut streets at 2:24 p.m. was cited for texting while driving, failing to update the address on his license, and driving without his license.
    A property-damage crash at the intersection of Laredo Avenue and East Orchard Street was reported at 6:40 p.m. A Belle Plaine girl, 17, was cited for failing to yield at the intersection.
    A person on the 300 block of East Elm Street reported at 8:17 p.m. a domestic disturbance.  A Belle Plaine man, 22, was arrested for fifth-degree domestic assault.
    Friday, Nov. 3
    A Belle Plaine woman, 23, was cited for driving with a frost-covered windshield. Police were called to the 300 block of South Market Street at 7:30 a.m. after the vehicle had hit a light pole in the parking lot.
    A person on the 900 block of Ivy Hills Road reported at 8:34 a.m. a dog bite. The canine was quarantined during an investigation.
    At 3:11 p.m., a person stopped at the police station to report theft from a vehicle. A trailer hitch and hunting equipment were taken from a vehicle. Police are investigating.
    Saturday, Nov. 4
    A Belle Plaine woman, 39, on the 100 block of South Meridian Street was cited for drinking liquor in a public place. Police found her drinking on the sidewalk at 10:18 p.m.
    A person on the 700 block of West Court Street reported at 11:53 p.m. a disturbance. A Belle Plaine man, 32, was to be formally charged with interfering with a 911 call and third-degree property damage.
    Sunday, Nov. 5
    A Minneapolis woman’s car was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and Belle Plaine Trail at 8:40 p.m. because of a headlight not functioning. The woman, 25, was cited for driving with a suspended license.
    A personal-injury crash at the intersection of West Main and South Market streets was reported at 9:02 p.m. Several were transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. One of the drivers was cited for failing to yield and violating the provisional license.
  • Thursday, November 09, 2017 1:51 PM
    The week of Oct. 31-Nov. 5,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following call for service:

    Tuesday, Oct. 31
    Firefighters responded at 1:15 p.m. to a report of a lawn mower fire on the 500 block of West Prairie Street. The lawn mower was a total loss.
    Thursday, Oct. 2
    Firefighters and police were dispatched to an area near the intersection of East Main and North Meridian streets at 1:35 a.m. to investigate a report of leaking propane. They were unable to find any odor or leaks.
    Saturday, Oct. 4
    Firefighters assisted New Prague firefighters at 9 a.m.  with a call for mutual aid at a site in Union Hill.
    At 8:31 p.m., firefighters and police responded to a report of a possible gas leak on the 600 block of West Main Street. They did not find a gas leak.
    Sunday, Nov. 5
    Firefighters responded to a call for medical help on the 30300 block of 251st Avenue Tyrone Township.
    At 9:05 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a report of a two-vehicle crash at the junction of West Main and South Market  streets.
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:09 AM
    The week of Oct. 9-15,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following call for service:

    Wednesday, Oct. 11
    Firefighters responded at 10:15 p.m. to smoke alarms in an apartment complex on the 400 block of South Chestnut Street. A grease fire had started in an oven and was producing a lot of smoke. The building was evacuated and firefighters took care of the fire and smoke.

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:07 AM
    The week of Oct. 9-15, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Oct. 9
    A person at a gas station on the 100 block of North Aspen Lane reported at 6:33 a.m. a theft. The suspect was recognizable by police. The case is under investigation.
    A person on the 1100 block of Schoolhouse Drive called for medical help at 12:09 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Police received a report at 9:05 p.m. of two men on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive smoking marijuana. A Belle Plaine man, 18, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Tuesday, Oct. 10
    An officer saw at 2:07 p.m. a Belle Plaine man and woman, ages 23 and 22 respectively, riding ATVs in Veterans’ Memorial Park and on city streets. The pair was cited for riding ATVs on city streets.
    Wednesday, Oct. 11
    A woman on the 500 block of North Chestnut Street stopped at the police station at 10:10 a.m. to report her vehicle was one of several unlocked vehicles that had items stolen from them last week. Recovered items belonging to the woman were returned to her.
    A property-damage crash near the intersection of East Main Street and the Highway 169 ramp was reported at 11:49 a.m. A motorcyclist laid down the bike while turning at the intersection. Damage was limited to the motorcycle.
    A person on the 400 block of East Main Street called for medical help at 6:42 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    Thursday, Oct. 12
    A hit-and-run crash on the 200 block of South Ash Street was reported at 6:08 p.m. A witness saw the crash occur and told the victim about it. The suspect driver was determined and contacted by police. Insurance information was exchanged and there was no obvious damage observed.
    Friday, Oct. 13
    A citation was issued at 3 a.m. to a vehicle left parked near the intersection of North Meridian and East Church streets during downtown street cleaning. The vehicle was towed.
    A two-vehicle crash near the intersection of South Meridian Street and East Enterprise Drive was reported at 8:03 a.m. One person suffered a minor injury. A Belle Plaine man, 37, was cited for failure to yield.
    A woman on the 400 block of East Prairie Street reported at 6:56 p.m. a burglary at her home she believed occurred in the past hour. Nothing was taken. Police are investigating.
    Saturday, Oct. 14
    A person on the 400 block of North Meridian Street called for medical help at 4:46 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Sunday, Oct. 15
    A person on the 800 block of West Main Street called for medical help at 1:25 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A man on the 200 block of West Church Street stopped at the police station at 8:56 a.m. to report threats and fraud he experienced after meeting someone online. Police are investigating.
    A hit-and-run crash at the intersection of Highway 169 and South Meridian Street was reported at 5:30 p.m. After investigation, a Belle Plaine man, 38, was cited for hit-and-run and other offenses.
    A person on the 1100 block of Schoolhouse Drive called for medical help at 9:26 p.m. The ambulance crew checked a man. He declined transport to an area hospital.
    A woman on the 300 block of North West Street reported at incident at 9:51 p.m. Her neighbors were naked in their driveway. The woman didn’t want her neighbors charged with a crime, just spoken to. The neighbors claimed they were playing a drinking game in the garage and were in their underwear at one point. They claimed they never left the garage. They were advised on possible charges if a similar incident occurs.
  • Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:31 AM
    The week of Oct. 2-8,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following call for service:

    Thursday, Oct. 5
    Firefighters responded at 1:04 p.m. to a report of a carbon dioxide alarm at a residence on the 200 block of East Church Street. The house’s owner was gone when police arrived.

  • Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:30 AM
    The week of Oct. 2-8, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Oct. 2
    A woman on the 600 block of West Main Street reported at 11:19 a.m. a hit-and-run crash. The woman thinks her vehicle may have been hit while parked at work. Police are investigating.
    A person on the 100 block of North Meridian Street reported at 1:11 p.m. property damage. The person’s car was “keyed” overnight. Police are investigating.
    A 32-year-old woman from South St. Paul who was stopped near the intersection of East Main and South Elm streets at 1:39 p.m. was cited for texting while driving.
    At 1:58 p.m., police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of East Main and South Elm streets. The driver, a 47-year-old Madelia, Minn. woman,  was cited for driving while texting.
    A man on the 900 block of Ivy Hills Road was arrested for third-degree DWI at 4:53 p.m. after police determined he had driven home under the influence of alcohol.
    A property-damage crash near the intersection of East Main Street and Hickory Boulevard was reported at 7:32 p.m. The driver of a vehicle lost control because of the rain. The vehicle slid off the roadway and struck an unoccupied van, pushing it over the curb and into the median.
    Tuesday, Oct. 3
    Police stopped a vehicle at 11:34 a.m. near the intersection of North Walnut and East Main streets. A Belle Plaine man, 33, was cited for texting while driving.
    A Belle Plaine man, 30, stopped at 2:32 p.m. on the 300 block of South Meridian Street for not stopping at a stop sign,  was cited for open bottle and jailed for third-degree DWI.
    A person on the 300 block of East Prairie Street called for medical help at 3:45 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 300 block of East Prairie Street called for medical help at 8:12 p.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A vehicle was stopped at 9:10 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 169 and Old Highway 169 Boulevard for driving with one headlight out. A St. Paul woman, 40, was cited for driving with a suspended license.
    A vehicle with only one working headlight was stopped near the intersection of East Commerce Drive and South Walnut Street at 11:44 p.m. The driver, a Colorado woman, 18, was cited for driving without a valid license.
    Wednesday, Oct. 4
    A vehicle was stopped at 1:49 p.m. near the intersection of North Walnut and East Main streets. A Bloomington man, 27, was cited for texting and driving.
    A person on the 600 block of Butler Drive called for medical help at 5:19 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    An inebriated Belle Plaine woman on the 400 block of South Meridian Street was arrested at 7:38 p.m. for yelling racial slurs at two children playing outside her building. The woman, 61, said similar comments to the children’s mother when confronted. She was cited for disorderly conduct and charged with fourth-degree assault motivated by bias.
    Thursday, Oct. 5
    A person on the 800 block of West Church Street reported at 7:30 a.m. a domestic dispute between a man and woman. Investigation was not clear of who was at fault. The case was sent to the county attorney for a review of possible charges.
    Several people who had their unlocked vehicles gone through overnight approached an officer on the 500 block of North Elm Street at 7:53 a.m. Items were stolen from some of the vehicles.
    A person on the 200 block of North Elm Street called for medical help at 10:02 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 500 block of East Beaver stopped at the police station at 10:12 a.m. with information regarding overnight tampering with vehicles and theft of items from unlocked vehicles. After a search was conducted, a woman, 18, and boy, 17, were arrested. Most of the stolen items were recovered.
    A person on the 100 block of South Linden Street called for medical help at 3:21 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 11:55 pm. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Friday, Oct. 6
    Citations were issued at 3 a.m. for three vehicles left parked near the intersection of Main and Meridian streets during downtown street cleaning. They were towed.
    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 10:30 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 1100 block of West Commerce Drive reported at 10:54 p.m. an assault during a road rage incident. A Belle Plaine man, 49, was cited for disorderly conduct/fighting.
    Saturday, Oct. 7
    A person on the 800 block of South Walnut Street called for medical help at 7:48 a.m. After assessing the patient, the family decided to transport the person to an area hospital.
    A person on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive called for medical help at 11:36 a.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    Sunday, Oct. 8
    Police responded at 1:06 a.m. to a brawl at an establishment on the 100 block of North Meridian Street. A Belle Plaine man, 34, was arrested for domestic assault and terroristic threats. A Belle Plaine woman, 32, was arrested for obstructing the legal process and disorderly conduct. A woman, 35, was arrested for obstructing the legal process, fourth-degree assault on a peace officer, and domestic assault.
    After receiving a complaint at 5:11 p.m., police found four people using dirt bikes and four-wheelers on a city street and private property on the 900 block of Ivy Hills Road. They were issued no-trespassing warnings.
    A vehicle was stopped near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street at 11:22 p.m. The driver was cited for lane violations and driving with a suspended license.
  • Thursday, October 05, 2017 3:37 PM
    The week of Sept. 25-Oct. 1,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following call for service:

    Saturday, Sept. 30
    Firefighters were dispatched at 7:20 p.m. to a report of a car fire near the intersection of Highway 169 and East Main Street. They were canceled en route.
  • Thursday, October 05, 2017 3:36 PM
    The week of Sept. 25-Oct. 1, Belle Plaine police responded to the following selected calls:

    Monday, Sept. 25
    At 11:33 p.m., a person on the 200 block of East Main Street called for medical help. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    Tuesday, Sept. 26
    At 5:30 a.m., a person on the 200 block of East Main Street called for medical help. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    At 2:48 p.m., police witnessed a man, 55, pull his vehicle over to the side of the street near the intersection of East Prairie and South Elm streets and hit the curb. The officer recognized the man and knew he had two felony arrest warrants outstanding. The man saw the officer and fled on foot. The man was eventually arrested on the outstanding warrants. The man was also cited for driving after license cancellation and fleeing a police officer.
    After receiving a report at 4:04 p.m. of a man driving under the influence, a Belle Plaine man, 29, was arrested on the 500 block of Lindsey Lane for second-degree driving while intoxicated with a child in the car. He was also cited for driving with an open bottle.
    A man on the 500 block of West Prairie Street reported at 7:26 p.m. the theft of a global positioning system unit from a vehicle the previous night. The GPS unit is valued at $200.
    Responding to a verbal domestic on the 1100 block of Farmers Lane reported at 9:20 p.m., police separated the couple for the night. The man was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
    Wednesday, Sept. 27
    A Belle Plaine boy, 16, was seen peeling out from a stop sign at the intersection of West Prairie and South Willow streets at 3:20 p.m. He was cited for failing to drive with due care.
    A person on the 1000 block of Old Highway 169 Boulevard reported at 4:47 p.m. the theft of $3,000 electronic device from a John Deere combine within the past month.
    A hit-and-run crash was reported near the intersection of Hickory Boulevard and East Main Streets at 5:37 p.m. A man was reportedly driving all over the road. He hit the median, over-corrected, hit another vehicle and fled the scene. The man was eventually located and arrested for third- and fourth-degree DWI, reckless driving, failing to stop for a collision,  and lane violations.
    Thursday, Sept. 28
    A person on the 800 block of East Main Street reported at 1:10 p.m. a possible case of fraud. A forged check was used at a local business over a month ago. Police are investigating.
    A person on the 300 block of South Market Street reported at 3:24 p.m. a possible violation of a restraining order. Police are investigating.
    Friday, Sept. 29
    A citation was issued at 3:04 a.m. for a vehicle left parked near the intersection of South Meridian and Main streets during downtown street cleaning. The vehicle was towed.
    A person on the 200 block of West State Street called for medical help at 7:33 a.m. A man was transported to an area hospital.
    A property-damage crash near the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and South Meridian Street was reported at 11:28 a.m. One vehicle was trying to cross over Meridian Street and did not see an oncoming car pull out. A man, 24, was cited for failure to yield.
    A person on the 500 block of East Church Street called for medical help at 2:24 p.m. A woman was transported to an area hospital.
    A person on the 200 block of South Elk Street reported at 2:52 p.m. a domestic abuse. After investigation, a man, 81, was arrested.
    A person at a business on the 300 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 3:55 p.m. the theft of $500. Police are investigating.
    Saturday, Sept. 30
    An officer observed the driver of a vehicle commit several lane violations. The driver, a 28-year-old Belle Plaine man, was pulled over near the intersection of East Enterprise Drive and South Meridian Street at 2:09 a.m. The driver was cited and jailed for third-degree DWI, open bottle and lane violations.
    Sunday, Oct. 1
    A person at a business on the 1000 block of East Enterprise Drive reported at 7:55 p.m. a white powdery substance located on the floor of a gas station. Video surveillance showed it fell out of a man’s pocket while in line to pay for purchases. The substance tested positive for cocaine. The man, a 26-year-old Belle Plaine resident, was located and arrested for fifth-degree drug possession.

  • Friday, September 29, 2017 11:40 AM
    The week of Sept. 18-24,  Belle Plaine firefighters responded to the following calls for service:

    Friday, Sept. 22
    Firefighters were dispatched around 4:10 p.m. to a motorcycle injury near the intersection of Carver County roads 40 and 52. A rider lost control. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital.
    Saturday, Sept. 23
    Firefighters responded at 1:20 a.m. to a report of a gas odor on the 200 block of South Eagle Street.
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