Elk River Police report
Small kids on roof crawled out a window
Two small children on the roof of a house in Elk River prompted someone to call the police recently.
Police responded to the 400 block of Main Street at 12:51 p.m. May 2.
It was determined that the children, ages 5 and 3, had crawled out a window. The parents were given information on better securing the window, according to the police report.
Boys climb on roof to retrieve thrown shoe
In another rooftop incident, police took a complaint at 3:12 p.m. April 30 about juveniles on the roof of Meadowvale Elementary School in Elk River.
Four juvenile boys ages 13–15 were warned. They admitted being on the roof because one of them threw another’s shoe up there.
Two men accused of stealing from cars
A Brooklyn Center man, 54, and an Anoka man, 42, were arrested after allegedly stealing items from cars which were parked in a lot between VandenBerge and Salk schools in Elk River. Smartphones, wallets and currency were taken, with a total value of $1,115.
Police had been alerted to the suspicious activity at 2:05 p.m. May 1.
Boys, 12, are warned after scuffle at school
Two 12-year-old boys were warned after getting into an altercation at Salk school in Elk River. Police were called at 11:44 a.m. May 2 after one allegedly smacked the other with a book/binder after being pushed.
Girl accused of taking pills from Wal-Mart
A Rogers girl, 16, was cited for theft after allegedly shoplifting weight-loss pills at Wal-Mart in Elk River. The pills were worth $17.97. Police were called at 6:16 p.m. April 29.
Lucky the dog fails to live up to her name
Lucky, unfortunately, has not been so lucky lately. The 3-year-old female golden retriever was reported missing to Elk River police on May 2 by the owner in the 17700 block of Johnson Street. The dog has a red collar and tags with an incorrect Big Lake phone number.
Marijuana pipe leads to police citing teen
A male student, 15, was cited with possession of drug paraphernalia at Ivan Sand School in Elk River. Police had been called at 12:42 p.m. May 2 after the student was caught with a marijuana pipe.