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Medina Police Report
Delano Herald Journal, Friday, July 20, 2018

July 9 - After Hours Reported: Two individuals in the park after closing. They said they were just sitting on the playground equipment talking. Police advised them of the park hours and asked them to leave. Addresses Involved: 3200 block Mill Drive, Medina.

July 9 - Bicyclist Complaint Reported: 07-09-2018 1443 Resident requested extra patrol for bicyclist violators after on bicyclist pulled out in front of him. Addresses Involved: Hunter Drive and Hamel Road, Medina.

July 9 - Welfare Check Reported: Reported that a female left after being cut off. Female was acting strange and employee was concerned for her welfare. Addresses Involved 00 block Hamel Road, Medina.

July 9 - Help/Unk Problem Reported: Resident reported he heard a scream coming from the community bike path. He jumped on is bike and began checking the path and found a child’s bike. Police were unable to located anyone. Addresses Involved Brockton Lane N and Wild Flower Trail, Medina.

July 10 - Gas Odor Reported: Upon police arrival, individual said he came to mark the gas line and found the tracer had been cut. Loretto Fire and Xcel Energy responded and checked the gas line; it had not been cut. Xcel said they would repair the tracer line. Addresses Involved 4600 block Fern Street, Medina.

July 10 - Traffic/Complaint Reported: Reported that two kids were riding motor bikes in the park. Police found that the suspected motor bikes were electric. Addresses Involved: 00 block Hamel Road, Medina.

July 10 - Burglary/Rpt Reported: Outdoor motor and chainsaw missing from the barn. Addresses Involved: 200 block Medina Road, Medina.

July 10 - Parking Complain Reported: Reported there were vehicles parked on the west side of Lorenz Street violating the posted signs reading no parking on this side. Vehicles were gone upon officer arrival. Addresses Involved: 300 block Lorenz Street, Loretto.

July 10 - Loud Music Reported: Police responded to a noise complaint. Upon arrival, police observed approximately 20-30 juveniles in the pool area in the rear of the residence who had loud music playing and were yelling very loudly. There was also a bright strobe light in the pool house. Police made contact with the juveniles and found that it was a summer party. Addresses Involved: 200 block Calamus Circle, Medina.

July - Found Property Reported: Black messenger bag turned into the police department after the owner failed to pick it up as agreed. Addresses Involved: 200 block Highway 55, Medina.

July 11 - Car/Stalled Reported: Front axle bearings had begun to seize on the vehicle and driver did not feel safe driving it back to Lester Prairie. He was given permission to leave his car parked in the rear lot of City Hall. Addresses Involved: 2000 block County Road 24, Medina .

July 11 - Fireworks Reported: Police received a call for a group of kids lighting fireworks; the aerial fireworks were landing on rooftops. Police located a male and educated him on which types of fireworks were legal in Minnesota and explained the types he had were illegal. Addresses Involved: Elm Creek Drive and Ridge View Circle, Medina.

July 11 - Suspicious Act Reported: Reported that a male was seen asking other customers for food and money. Officer was unable to locate the male. Addresses Involved: 1300 block Baker Park Road, Med

July 12 - Hangup 911 Reported: Police located people working in the backyard doing concrete work. No problems found. Addresses Involved: 600 block Aster Road, Medina.

July 12 - Thft Frm Auto Rp Reported: Bluetooth adapter, duffel bag, tennis shoes, workout clothing, YMCA membership card and miscellaneous change take from the vehicle. Addresses Involved: 3000 block Cypress Circle N., Medina.

July 12 - Locked Out/In Reported: Police assisted in unlocking the vehicle. Addresses Involved: 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

July 12 - Civil Matter Reported: Civil issue regarding the return of a vehicle. Addresses Involved: 00 block Highway 55, Medina.

July 12 - Car/Stalled Reported: Driver stated he pulled over to take a phone call. Addresses Involved: Highway 55 and County Road 116, Medina.

July 12 - Locked Out/In Reported: Vehicle was opened without causing any damage. Addresses Involved: 100 block Crestview Lane, Loretto.

July 12 - Welfare Check Reported: Police responded to a welfare check. Concern was for a family who was panhandling with a toddler and another young child. The temperature was extremely hot. Police spoke with them; they had water and said they had a vehicle in the area. They did not request any assistance. Addresses Involved: Clydesdale Trail and County Road 101, Medina.

July 12 - Car/Stalled Reported: Driver said her windshield wipers had suddenly stopped working and she could not see the road due to the heavy rainfall. She said she would contact a neighbor for assistance and drive the vehicle home once the rain stops. Addresses Involved: Highway 55 and County Road 101, Medina.

July 13 - Drunk Problem Reported: Police transported an intoxicated individual her residence. Addresses Involved: 1300 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

July 13 - Animal Complaint Reported: Police received a report of a bat that was hanging low on a wall by the front door. When nudged the bat would move but would not fly away and was believed to be sick. The bat was removed and disposed of. Addresses Involved: 3200 block Butternut Drive, Medina.

July 13 - Road Debris Reported: Police located a bed sheet in the roadway. The sheet was removed and disposed of. Addresses Involved: County Road 11 and Pondview Drive, Loretto.

July 13 - Animal Complaint Reported: Report of a dog left in a vehicle. Vehicle was gone upon police arrival. Addresses Involved: 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

July 14 - Theft/Rpt Reported: Theft of Juul Electronic Cigarette Starter Packs and pods. Addresses Involved: 700 block Highway 55, Medina.

July 14 - Theft Reported: Employee reported an individual has taken a towel to the restroom and appeared to wash herself off and use the towel to dry off. She also had a lemonade and had no money to pay for any items. Two individuals were trespassed from the business. Addresses Involved: 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

July 14 - Damage Prop/Rpt Reported: An unknown individual had driven over two neighbors’ lawn. Addresses Involved: 4600 block Foxberry Drive, Medina 4500 block Foxberry Drive, Medina.

July 14 - DWI Reported: Refusal. Addresses Involved: County Road 24 and Tamarack Drive, Medina. Names Involved (Arrested) Miller, Benjamin Aaron, from Plymouth (Age:29).

July 15 - Animal Complaint Reported: Barking dog complaint. Owner was cited. Addresses Involved: 3900 block Wild Meadows Drive, Medina.

July 15 - Theft from MV Reported: Police received a call for “car prowler.” Suspects were identified; incident referred to Investigations for follow up. Addresses Involved: 2200 block County Road 24, Medina.

July 15 - Suspicious Act Reported: Police responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint; vehicle was involved in a theft complaint at Target the previous day. The occupants of the vehicle did not have a valid driver’s license and were advised to find someone with a valid license to move the vehicle. Police spoke with the occupants and they were still working on finding someone. Addresses Involved: 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina (18005649) Motor Vehicle Tampering Reported: 07-15-2018 0827 Unknown if anything had been taken. Addresses Involved 1600 block Tamarack Drive, Medina.

July 15 - Gas Odor Reported: Gas odor in the parish center. Loretto Fire Department arrived and handled the incident. Addresses Involved: 100 block Railway Street E, Loretto.

July 15 - Motor Vehicle Tampering Reported: Unknown individual rifled through a vehicle. Unknown if anything is missing. Addresses Involved: 1000 block Oak Circle, Medina.

Jully 15 - Suspicious Act Reported: Report of a suspicious van; numerous items scattered nearby. Police arrived; vehicle was gone. Police picked up the items disposed of them. Addresses Involved: 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

July 15 - Thft Frm Auto Rp Reported: Keys taken. Addresses Involved: 1700 block Tamarack Drive, Medina.

July 15 - Loud Music Reported: Homeowner was hosting a wedding reception with a DJ. Addresses Involved 900 block Medina Road, Medina.