Police Report: Handful of DWI arrests made

In a matter of five days, Elk River police made six DWI arrests. They are as follows:

Twin Lakes staff calls on drunk driver
School staff at Twin Lakes Elementary in Elk River called police on Jan. 30 when an adult who appeared to have been drinking came to the school offices. Police responded and arrested a 33-year-old Ramsey woman for second-degree DWI. The driver admitted to driving to the school with a small child in the vehicle. The process of seizing the woman’s vehicle has been initiated.

Big Lake woman, 29, arrested for DWI
A Big Lake woman, 29, was arrested for DWI after an officer observed her cross over the right fog line two times on Jan. 30 while traveling on Highway 10 from Gary Street in Elk River. During contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of impairment. Her BAC level was tested and registered at .09.

Zimmerman man, 30, arrested for DWI
A 30-year-old Zimmerman man was arrested for DWI after being stopped Jan. 28 in the 20500 block of Highway 169 in Elk River for speeding and lane violations. The traffic stop investigation led to the driver being arrested for second-degree DWI. His vehicle is being held for forfeiture.

License plate shines light on drunk driver
A Becker man, 51, was arrested for DWI after an officer stopped the motorist on Jan. 27 in the area of Main Street and Gates Avenue in Elk River for a rear license plate light that was out. His BAC level was at .12.

Otsego man, 27,  arrested for DWI
An Otsego man, 27, was arrested Jan. 27 for DWI after speeding along Highway 169 between 193rd Avenue and Main Street in Elk River. He was stopped about 2:16 a.m. at Main Street and Evans Avenue.

Elk River man, 30, arrested for DWI
An Elk River man, 30, was arrested Jan. 27 for DWI after being stopped for wide turns, expired registration and littering. The vehicle was stopped along Highway 10 and Proctor Avenue in Elk River. His BAC level was found to be at .10.

Rogers man, 22, arrested for DWI
A  22-year-old Rogers man was arrested for DWI after failing to stop for a stop sign and failure to signal a right turn. He was stopped in the area of Main Street and Jackson Avenue on Jan. 26. Has BAC level was revealed to be .18.

Xbox stolen from locked bedroom
A 21-year-old Elk River man reported the theft of an Xbox and several games from his locked bedroom sometime between Jan. 27 and 29 in the 200 block of Main Street. Total loss has been estimated at $829.

Boy, 10, injured while snowmobile racing
A 10-year-old Medford, Wis. boy was injured while snowmobiling at the ERX Motorsports track in Elk River. He was conscious and alert. His primary complaint was back, rib and wrist pain. Elk River Ambulance arrived and transported him to Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton. He was treated and released.

Thief allegedly smoked cigarette in vehicle
A Big Lake man reported a person entered his unlocked vehicle between 3 and 5 p.m.  Jan. 27 while it was parked at Walmart in Elk River and smoked a cigarette and stole money from his wallet.

Mother reports son for theft of magazine
A mother called police Jan. 28 and reported that she believed her son stole a magazine from the Holiday Stationstore on Business Center Drive, Elk River.

Zimmerman juveniles arrested for shoplifting
Two juveniles from Zimmerman were cited for shoplifting on Jan. 28 at Walmart in Elk River. They were cited and released to their parents.

Copper theft at gravel mine investigated
Unknown persons entered the Barton Sand and Gravel property and reportedly stole a large amount of copper wiring.

Police were called at 5 a.m. on Jan. 27 to the business in the area of County Road 33/77 and the 12000 block of Ranch Road on a report of copper wire in the roadway. They found shoeprints, but there are no suspects at this time, but police are investigating.

Girl reports iPod stolen from Ivan Sand
A  16-year-old Otsego girl reported the theft of an iPod Touch from her purse on Jan. 26 at Ivan Sand Community High School. Several suspects were questioned and searched by the school staff without success.

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