Shots Fired, Cocaine & Swindling: Missing Police Blotter

Incident and arrest information from Oct. 28-31.

All the following information was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's crime reports from Nov. 1, 2012, detailing incidents from Oct. 28 through Oct. 31.

Oct. 28

  • Officers responded to the a report of shots fired on the 6500 block of 15th Avenue. A 32-year-old Maple Grove man was subsequently arrested for reckless discharge of a firearm. In addition, a 31-year-old Minneapolis man was cited for disorderly conduct, and a 21-year-old Minneapolis man was cited for disorderly conduct and posession of a weapon.
  • A 24-year-old Rosemount man was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.
  • Police responded to a residence to assist in a welfare check. The person being checked was subsequently arrested for cocaine possession.
  • A lawnmower and ladder were reported stolen from a backyard on the 7100 block of Lyndale Avenue.
  • Two parties were found passed out in a parking lot. After police found narcotics, both were subsequently arrested for possession and taken to jail.
  • A juvenile male was observed picking his girlfriend up and dropping her to the ground on the 6200 block of Penn Avenue. the male was later taken to juvenile detention.
  • Officers responded to the Richfield Ice Arena on a report of threats.

Oct. 29

  • A 33-year-old Richfield man was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.
  • A 19-year-old Bloomington woman was arrested for fourth-degree DUI.
  • Police responded to a report of an assault at Petco. The suspect had already left when the report was made.
  • A purse containing a cell phone, keys and $10 in cash was reported stolen.
  • Police responded to a theft at Home Depot. The total loss was reported as $204.
  • After having his cell phone stolen two weeks ago, a victim reported that he has started receiving inappropriate and explicit sexual text messages.
  • A party found items from a Minnetrista burglary in Richfield and contacted the Richfield Police Department. The items were valued in excess of $1,100.
  • Police responded to a possible burglary in progress on the 6700 block of Nicollet Avenue. Two suspects were cited, one for disorderly conduct and the other for lurking.
  • A shotgun was reported stolen from a car parked on the 6300 block of 5th Avenue.

Oct. 30

  • A cell phone and wallet were reported stolen.
  • Officers responed to Tree Trust on the 7100 block of Nicollet Avenue after a leaf blower was reported stolen.
  • A 67-year-old Edina man was arrested for fourth-degree DWI.
  • A Super America (826 W. 66th St.) employee reportedly loaded Visa cards fraudulently with rewards points. The value of the cards is in excess of $6,000.
  • A hot tub cover was reported stolen from a residence on the 6800 block of Upton Avenue.

Oct. 31

  • Police responded to Little Ceasar's regarding a theft of $90. An employee is suspected.
  • Officers responded to an assault near Frenchman's. The suspects had fled and were not located. The victim was not injured.
  • Police responded to a robbery at the intersection of 63rd Street West and Nicollet Avenue. A wallet and backpack were taken at gunpoint.
  • A female party was cited for shoplifting $200 worth of clothing from Sport's Authority. She was taken to jail on warrants.
  • Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the area of 68th Street and Harriet Avenue. Four parties were cited for underage consumption and open bottle.

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