Officers Crack Down on Drunk Driving Over Holiday Weekend: Police Blotter

The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.

All the information below was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's Incident and Arrest reports from Nov. 26, 2012. The following details incidents from Nov. 21-24.

Nov. 21

  • Police responded to a domestic assault report on the 6700 block of Cedar Avenue. The suspect left with their child and was not located.
  • A male was cited for disorderly conduct after police responded to a disturbance on the 6900 block of 16th Avenue.
  • A 32-year-old Chanhassen man was arrested for third-degree DUI after police stopped him for making a right turn from a non-curb lane, failing to signal a turn and driving very slow.
  • A 37-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested for fourth-degree DUI and driving after license revocation after police stopped him for failing to yield to a traffic sign.
  • An alarm line was cut to a building on the 6400 block of Nicollet Avenue by attempted burglars. However, the alarm was activated when glass was broken. No entry was made.
  • A 25-year-old Richfield man was cited for marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession in a motor vehicle.
  • A purse was reported stolen at Walgreens.
  • A woman reported that several items were stolen out of her bag while she attended a party on the 7200 block of 1st Avenue.
  • A victim reported that her boyfriend assaulted her by choking her and then left the scene.
  • A 19-year-old Richfield woman was cited for underage consumption after police responded to a report of an unknown female at a residence.
  • A 41-year-old St. Paul man was arrested for second-degree DUI.
  • A male was cited for possession of fireworks.

Nov. 22

  • A 22-year-old Minneapolis woman was cited for drug paraphernalia possession.
  • Police responded to a fight on the 7100 block of Cedar Avenue. Several parties were cited for underage consumption and one was cited for disorderly conduct.
  • Police responded to a report of threats over the phone on the 6300 block of Pleasant Avenue.
  • Officers responded to a report of illegal dumping in which threats to the reporting party had been made.

Nov. 23

  • Police responded to a theft from a vehicle report. The car window was broken to gain access.
  • Police responded to the Best Buy parking lot on a attempted theft from a vehicle report. The vehicle was damaged.
  • An uknown person entered a victim's vehicle and stole $4 in change from the center console. No other items were missing.
  • Police responded to a property damage report on the 6800 block of Oliver Avenue. The victim said the light at the front door was broken. There are two suspects.

Nov. 24

  • Officers responded to a report of a prescription forgery at CVS Pharmacy. Police found the prescription had been filed numerous times over the past couple of weeks.
  • An apartment on the 7700 block of Penn Avenue was reportedly vandalized. Numerous items were damaged, valued at more than $1,000. The suspect is a family member of an ex-boyfriend.
  • Two businesses sold tobacco to an underage person during a police health and safety check.
  • Police responded to a report of an erratic driver at the intersection of 63rd Street and Nicollet Avenue. The driver was arrested for second-degree DUI and transported to Hennepin County Jail.
  • A black male and a black female reportedly stole $200 worth of cosmetics from CVS Pharmacy.
  • Police responded to a report of an out of control female on the 1400 block of 66th Street East. She was issued a citation and brought to detox.
  • A victim reported having $240 stolen from his room on the 7700 block of Portland Avenue.
  • A 52-year-old Richfield man was arrested for fourth-degree DUI and open bottle.

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