Elk River man, 32, arrested for DWI
Elk River Police arrested a 32-year-old Elk River man about 2:20 a.m. May 6 for third-degree DWI after failing to signal turns and crossing the center line. The man was stopped near the intersection of Highway 10 and 171st Avenue.
Stolen items recovered, suspect gets away
Elk River Police responded to a report of shoplifting at 5:49 p.m. May 5 at Walmart. The suspect abandoned more than $80 in merchandise that had allegedly been taken from the store. The merchandise was recovered. The suspect did not match the description of the registered owner’s motor vehicle license picture.
Police investigate Bluetooth dock theft
Elk River Police are investigating a theft of a Bluetooth sound dock allegedly taken from the shelf of Radio Shack on the 19000 block Freeport Avenue. The suspect exited the store without paying while an employee was assisting the suspect’s friend at the other end of the store. The suspect and that person’s friend left in an older, silver Chevy Malibu. Police were called at 8:14 p.m. May 4. Total loss was $100.
Motorcycle student tips over, injures leg
A student taking a Zylstra Harley Davidson motorcycle class on May 4 made a turn and tipped a training motorcycle over on himself and thought he may have broken his lower leg. He told police he had pain above his ankle but no other symptoms. Elk River Ambulance arrived and placed the 28-year-old Becker man’s leg in a splint before transporting him to a hospital.
Gas drive-off search involves three forces
Elk River Police were called to SuperAmerica, on the 200 block of Main Street, on a report of a gas drive-off. The suspect vehicle, a Pontiac Grand Am, was last seen headed toward the highway with its lights off before heading south on Highway 169 and turning his lights on. Rogers and Ramsey police departments were notified of the motorist and that the suspect had a warrant for burglary and that the vehicle had been involved in a 2012 gas drive-off. Police continue investigate, Kluntz said.