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“Dude, where’s my car?”
Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Area police reports Dec. 31, 2013
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An officer caught up to a man who had failed to yield to an emergency vehicle Dec. 14 at Snelling and Larpenteur avenues and also arrested the 40-year-old for driving without insurance and a license to match.
An out-of-season dehumidifier and a large soup kettle went missing from in front of a garage Dec. 13 in the 1300 block of Larpenteur Avenue. The loss was estimated at $50.
Fed Ex dropped a package valued at $80 at the doorstep of a residence Dec. 13 in the 1400 block of Crawford Avenue. A thief picked it up.
Where is the love?
An officer told a 36-year-old man at Larpenteur Avenue and Arona Street Dec. 13 that he was flirting with a disorderly conduct citation if he didn’t stop yelling and swearing at himself.
Heading for court are drunks taken off Lauderdale streets on Dec. 13, 14 and 15. Male drivers ages 46, 33, and 24, were introduced to accommodations at the Ramsey County Jail.
“Dude, where’s my car?”
A man who thought he had parked on Carl Street was reporting his vehicle stolen to police on Dec. 11 when he suddenly realized he had parked it elsewhere. An officer gave the man a ride to his car. That’s nothing, a Hollywood, Calif. man recently forgot where he parked his car with his five-year-old son in the backseat. After a search the vehicle was located, the boy was okay and dad was arrested for DWI. And a man celebrating OctoberFest in Munich, Germany in 2010 also forgot where he parked. His car was found two years later.
Deputies were notified Dec. 14 about a man in a woman’s apartment in violation of an order for protection. The 36-year-old man with no permanent address fled the scene but was collared by a deputy and arrested at gunpoint. He was booked at the jail for felony domestic assault, based on his history with the 32-year-old woman.
A state trooper was finishing a traffic stop Dec. 15 on I-35E when a car blew past him, almost knocking him over. He caught up with the vehicle and introduced the driver to the Foss Move-Over law, a law passed by the Legislature in honor of fallen trooper Ted Foss who was hit and killed by a driver who didn’t move over. The 34-year-old Mounds View man’s BAC was tested at .09 percent and he was booked at the jail on a DWI charge.
Due to early deadlines, the Roseville police reports were not available before press time for this edition of the Review.