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Man Wakes Up to Burglar in Apartment: Eagan Police Blotter

In other reports, police arrested a woman, with seven warrants, who attempted to shoplift and a windshield shattered from the impact of a nut covered cheese ball.

Eagan Police Blotter: Dec. 27 to Jan. 1.
Eagan Police Blotter: Dec. 27 to Jan. 1.

An Eagan resident called police shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 30 to report a burglary.

The resident said that he woke up to find an unknown man in his apartment at Woodridge Apartments. The resident forced the man to leave his apartment.

Eagan police found the man, who had stolen checks and credit cards with him. He admitted to stealing checks from a vehicle in the parking garage. Police arrested him for trespassing, theft and possessing stolen property.

January 1

12:52 a.m. - Police received a report of a large fight at Casper’s Cherokee Sirloin Room in Eagan. The caller said, “Get cops here. Large fight,” and disconnected the call. Police arrested one man, according to the report.

12 p.m. - Someone knocked over a mailbox with a vehicle on the 4500 block of Scott Trail.

5:01 p.m. - An Eagan resident reported the theft of 12 items of jewelry. He was not sure when the theft occurred, but said that two cleaning companies had been in the house. He told police that he may have seen some of the stolen items in a Burnsville pawn shop.

7:14 p.m. - A door had been kicked in at an apartment unit at Bayberry Place Apartments. Items of value were on the floor of the apartment, and it did not appear that entry had been made.

December 31

5:23 p.m. - A woman was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, a meth pipe and straws at a house on the 4300 block of Robert Trail South.

8:31 p.m. - A vehicle backed into a parked vehicle on the 3900 block of Rahn Road.

December 30

7:12 a.m. - Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems reported that someone tried to pull the electric line off the building over the weekend.

9:12 a.m. - Someone stole old pots and pans and a high school photo from the garage of a home on the 2100 block of Water Lilly Lane.

10:02 a.m. - Jeans and sunglasses were stolen from an unlocked vehicle. The vehicle was in the garage, but the resident had forgotten to close the garage door.

3:28 p.m. - A resident reported that a Christmas present delivered by mail was stolen from the porch of a home on the 3900 block of Pondview Pointe sometime between Dec. 24 and 26. The present was worth $275.

3:32 p.m. - A Target team member was fired from her job and cited for misdemeanor theft. Target loss prevention said she stole $200. Target wanted her trespassed from the store.

4:24 p.m. - A resident reported the theft of four handguns and electronics from a home on the 4200 block of Boulder Ridge Pointe.

5:31 p.m. - A customer of the Cub Foods on Diffley Road reported that her cell phone and wallet were stolen from her purse while she was shopping. Cub Foods management planned to review surveillance video.

6:34 p.m. - A man pushed and yelled at another customer at the SuperAmerica on Towne Centre Drive because he thought the customer had blocked his access to the gas pumps.

9:44 p.m. - Two televisions, a printer and a replica revolver were stolen from the 4300 block of Robert Trail South.

Dec. 29

2:04 p.m. - Kohl’s loss prevention reported to police that there was a known shoplifter in the store. She had been trespassed from the store in the past. She had three fragrances in her shopping cart before going into a fitting room. When she exited the fitting room, she had the shopping cart with her and left it in the intimates department. An employee checked the cart and found two fragrances missing. Police learned that there were seven warrants out for her, including three from Dakota County. They also learned that she had taken items from Kohl’s, damaged and concealed them. She dumped the items once she realized loss prevention was “on to her.” Police arrested her for the warrants, misdemeanor theft, providing false information and trespassing.

5:38 p.m. - A Walgreen’s customer became angry when she heard her personal information stated through the loudspeaker as she waited at the drive through. A driver in a vehicle near the customer’s vehicle called police because the customer was “screaming” at the Walgreen’s clerk. The yelling could be heard during the 911 call.

11:03 p.m. - Two men were arrested for possession of stolen property after two female passengers in their car tried to purchase items with checks at a Lakeville Kwik Trip. The clerk recognized the women as fraud suspects and denied the purchase. Eagan police stopped the vehicle and found stolen items inside.

11:27 p.m. - Someone stole Netflix movies, shampoo, jewelry, a vase of change and soup from a home on the 1300 block of High Site Drive.

Dec. 28

12:27 p.m. - A woman had her phone stolen while she looked at electronics at Walmart. She said that she put her phone down while she looked at the items and a man picked up her phone. The phone is worth $600.

9:29 p.m. - Rollerblades were stolen from a vehicle at Eagan Place Apartments. The vehicle was unlocked in the underground parking garage.

Dec. 27

11:20 a.m. - A woman at Best Buy lost $2,000 after a man bumped into her and knocked her purse off her shoulder. The man helped her pick up the things that had spilled from her purse, except she believes he took the envelope that held her money.

2:30 p.m. - A vehicle was vandalized at the outlet mall construction site on Cedar Grove Parkway. The headlights and taillights were smashed, two tires were punctured and four windows were broken. Police collected a kitchen knife at the scene.

7:23 p.m. - Someone threw a “nut covered cheese ball” out of the window of a moving vehicle. The cheese ball hit the windshield of another vehicle and shattered the windshield. The incident occurred on North Ridge Road and Wescott Road.

The information above is taken from Eagan Police Department reports. This is not the complete report.

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