Sleeping in Car at Liquor Store Gets Woman DUI: Police Blotter

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

All the following information was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's Incident and Arrest reports from Oct. 8, 2012. The incidents below occurred between Oct. 3 and Oct. 6.

Oct. 3

  • A resident reported a door and its frame had been damaged by an uknown person. The damage is valued at $500.
  • A Richfield High School 10th-grader was cited for underage tobacco consumption.
  • A 28-year-old Richfield woman was cited for second-degree DUI after police found her sleeping in her car in the parking lot of the Richfield Municipal Liquor Store on the 7700 block of Lyndale Avenue.
  • Police took a report of a protection order violation.
  • A victim reported an identity theft. She believes her social security number was being used in California.
  • Police responded to a fraud report. Police determined that an unknown person had used the victim's cell phone account to order a phone.
  • A 56-year-old Minneapolis woman was charged DUI after police responded to an accident at the intersection of 66th Street and Lyndale Avenue.

Oct. 4

  • Police found two Richfield High School students smoking near school property. One of the two was cited for underage consumption for the second time in two days.

Oct. 5

  • Three juvenile girls were reported for smoking marijuana in the girls bathroom at Richfield High School. One was cited for drug paraphernalia possession.
  • A 29-year-old Eden Prairie woman was arrested for third-degree DUI.
  • Police responded to a disturbance on the 6300 block of Lyndale Avenue. The reporting party said the suspect threatened him with a knife. The suspect was extremely intoxicated and transported to Fairview Southdale Hospital on crisis hold.
  • Multiple officers were involved in attempting to stop what appeared to be a riot situation at Richfield High School during the Homecoming football game. A 16-year-old juvenile male was cited for making a disturbance at the game.

Oct. 6

  • A woman reported her wallet stolen while shopping at Marshall's.
  • Police responded to a domestic assault on the 7300 block of Grand Aveneu. The suspect was gone when police arrived.


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