Blotter: Assaults, Theft of Hunting Equipment, Stalking

Eagan police responded to a variety of calls between Sept. 19 and Sept. 25, according to the most recent police reports.

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Editor's note: Eagan Patch regularly posts selections taken from the Eagan Police Department incident reports. All addresses in the reports are approximate.

Sept. 19

10:49 a.m.—Police responded to an assault call on the 900 block of Wescott Trl. The caller told police he was assaulted by the mother of his child. The female suspect also told officers that the male had shoved her.

4:54 p.m.—Police responded to a theft report at Lost Spur Golf Course. A bowhunter, whose stand was located on the golf course property, told police that a ground blind and a game camera were taken at some point over the last several days.

Sept. 20

5:32 p.m.—Police responded to an assault call on the 3200 block of Valley Ridge Dr. The caller told police that a 13-year-old boy kicked the caller's 8-year-old daughter. The caller told police the father of the 13-year-old has used racial slurs against her children.

Sept. 21

10:15 a.m.—Police responded to a threats/stalking call at Thomson Reuters. The reporting party told officers that an ex-employee is stalking a female employee at the company, and has left items on her car. Police advised the victim to get a restraining order.

4:52 p.m.—Police responded to a disturbing the peace call at Cinnamon Park in Eagan. The caller told police a young girl and several friends were at the park when another boy cursed at the girl and threw a small baseball bat at the girl's face five or six times, striking the girl and causing swelling. The boy was cited for assault and taken to a juvenile detention center.

Sept. 22

7:46 p.m.—Police responded to a damage to property call at George Ohmann Park in Eagan. The reporting party watched a juvenile trying to chop down a tree in the park and confronted the suspect. The teen was cited for damage to property and his parents were notified.

Sept. 24

8:30 a.m.—Police responded to a theft call at North Star International in Eagan. The caller told police that someone stole $540 worth of pallets from behind the business.

11:04 a.m.—Police responded to a disturbing the peace call on the 1700 block of Bluebill Dr. in Eagan. The reporting party told police that her landlord put his hands around her neck and pushed her outside of the house following a dispute over the property.

Sept. 25

12:07 a.m.—Police responded to a bear sighting on the 4300 block of Beaver Dam Rd. The caller told police she and her husband saw a fully grown black bear along Highline Trail in the backyard of a house off Fox Ridge Court. The two took off running and made noise to scare the bear away. Animal control found what initially appeared to be bear scat, but later analysis determined it was not from a bear, according to Eagan Police Chief Jim McDonald. This sighting, at least, is unconfirmed, the police chief said.


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