Traffic stops, threats and burglaries

Stop for speed leads to several charges

A 29-year-old Monticello woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a small amount of marijuana, open bottle in a vehicle and speeding after she was stopped on Sept. 11 in the area of Highway 169 and 193rd Avenue for a burned-out headlamp and found to be in possession of controlled substances.

Field sobriety tests were administered, but the driver was found not to be impaired even though she admitting to consuming alcoholic beverages throughout the evening, Kluntz said.

Otsego man, 21,      arrested for DWI 

A 21-year-old Otsego man was cited for driving after revocation and possession of drug paraphernalia on Sept. 11 in the area of Highway 169 and Main Street.

Ditch driver arrested for DWI on Sept. 11

A 49-year-old Princeton man was arrested for DWI after police responded to a complaint of a motorist driving into a ditch and repeatedly crossing the fog and center lines on the evening of Sept. 11 along Highway 169 in Elk River.

Suspect said he would kill if they weren’t police

A 23-year-old woman from Elk River reported on Sept. 10 receiving threatening text messages from a male party who was threatening to “kill her.”

The suspect continued to harass the woman in the 300 block of Baldwin Avenue while she spoke to police, saying he was on his way to kill and he was almost there.

When an officer spoke to him he stated he had never left the house and that he would kill him if he was not a police officer.

The officer had Becker police check an address he gave them, which did not exist, along with a previous address. They were not able to locate the suspects.

Officers continue to investigate.

Palmer Days CRASH detail nets stops

An officer from Elk River worked with other area officers in the Palmer Township area for CRASH on Sept. 10 in conjunction with Palmer Days.

During his shift, he stopped three vehicles and issued two warnings and a arrested a driver for five offenses, including one felony, one misdemeanor and three petty misdemeanors.

Edison Street storage units burglarized

A storage unit was burglarized in the 15600 block of Edison Street, and the victim reported it on Sept. 9 after learning of the crime from the owner of the rented storage facility.

The victim had not yet responded to see what items were missing. After checking, it was determined nothing was missing or damaged.

Police took two more reports of  storage units being burglarized in the 15000 block of Edison Street.

Stolen from one unit were speakers, an air compressor and other tools. Entry was gained by breaking a locking mechanism.

Office equipment and mail was taken from a third garage unit that was burglarized.

Bike worth $250     stolen from residence

A 39-year-old Elk River woman reported on Sept. 9 that her daughter’s bike was stolen from either her garage or yard in the 10000 block of 186th Circle.

The girls bike, a 24-inch white Gary Fisher mountain bike, was estimated to be valued at $250.

Vacant commercial building burglarized

A vacant commercial building in the 9900 block of Highway 10 was burglarized sometime between Aug. 26 and Sept. 9.

The complainant reported that copper was stolen but it was unknown if anything else was taken. It appears the suspects may have been interrupted, as some of the copper that had been cut was still lying on the floor in the basement.

Girl’s house guests suspected of thefts

A 17-year-old Elk River girl reported on Sept. 9 that she believes some house guests stole several items from her father’s garage on the 10000 block of Twin Lakes Parkway.

A GPS, power drill and three power nailers were believed to have been stolen from the father’s workbench.

Woman, 48, steals Walmart television

A 48-year-old Cambridge woman was arrested Sept. 8 for theft after allegedly taking a television from Walmart.

The subject fled from store security, but was later located by officers.  She admitted to officers to have taken the television.

Pickup stolen from business lot

A 44-year-old business owner reported Sept. 7 that a vehicle was stolen from his lot during the prior week. Taken was a pewter or tan-colored 2001 GMC pickup valued at $12,950.

Snowmobile parts taken from business

An employee of Riverview Sports and Marine, located in the 17000 block of Highway 10, reported on Sept. 7 their fence was cut and snowmobile parts and other items were taken.