Stolen Snowblower, Car Overruns Fence & Drunk Driving: 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 crime reports from Dec. 27, 2012. The following details incidents from Dec. 20-22.

Dec. 20

  • A 42-year-old Lakeville man was arrested for third-degree DUI.
  • A teacher at Central School found a marijuana pipe on a student at school. The student was issued a citation for drug paraphernalia possession.
  • A snowblower was reported stolen from the 6700 block of Cedar Avenue.
  • The driver's side door of a vehicle parked on the 6500 block of Penn Avenue was purposely scratched by an uknown person. The damage is valued at $900.
  • A female reported receiving unwanted phone calls and text messages.
  • Officers responded to a report of a disturbance on the 7100 block of Cedar Avenue. A male was arrested for forcing his way into an apartment.

Dec. 21

  • Police took a report of damage to a cell phone.
  • A 24-year-old Richfield woman was arrested for fourth-degree DUI after police responded to a report of suspicious activity.
  • Officers responded to a disturbance on the 7000 block of 12th Avenue.
  • Police responded to a report of fraud on the 6700 block of 11th Avenue. The victim wired about $4,000.
  • Richfield BP reported a gas theft of $31.65.
  • A wallet was reported stolen from a location on the 6500 block of Lyndale Avenue.
  • A 59-year-old Richfield man was arrested for second-degree DUI.
  • Police responded to report of an intoxicated male at a residence on the 7500 block of Columbus Avenue. The homeowner asked the person be removed from his property. The male was transported to HCMC.

Dec. 22

  • A victim reported being assaulted by a known person at the intersection of 66th Street and Nicollet Avenue. The suspect was not located.
  • A Best Buy employee reported another employee for stealing a laptop valued at $1,000.
  • Officers responded to a report of property damage on the 6900 block of 13th Avenue. A fence was damaged. The fence was valued at $10.
  • A 47-year-old Richfield man was arrested for possession of stolen property after police stopped him driving a stolen car.
  • A vehicle drove into a yard and knocked down a fence on the 7600 block of Harriet Avenue.
  • A $3 Gatorade was reported stolen from a business on the 7000 block of Cedar Avenue.
  • Police responded to a group home on the 7500 block of Stevens Avenue on a report of a staff member being assaulted by a client. There were no injuries.

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