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Medina Police Report
Delano Herald Journal, March 20, 2017

March 6 - Vehicle was unlocked without incident. 100 block Summit Avenue, Loretto.

March 6 - Citation issued for public nuisance. 4100 block Apache Drive, Medina.

March 7 - Employee reported she had a customer that had been coming into the store daily, usually starting at 9:00 am and leaving sometime between 2:00 to 2:30 pm. Customer comes in and orders a Subway sandwich and wants it ready around 11:00. She then sits in the store loitering around until 2 or 2:30, then leaves. Employee stated that she is now causing problems with her employees, is rude and was now requesting police to respond and ask her to leave. 1400 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

March 7 - Received report from Asset Protection of an employee in custody at Target for theft. Employee was arrested and transported to the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center. 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

March 7 - Dumpster fire. Fire was started from the maple syrup cooker that had been used a day earlier. Long Lake Fire Department firefighters extinguished the fire. 2100 block Cottonwood Trail, Medina.

March 8 - Police attempted to unlock both the passenger door and driver door with no luck. 4300 block Highway 55, Medina.

March 8 - Purse was located by Target employee and returned to the owner. 300 block Clydesdale Trail, Medina.

March 10 - Credit card had been stolen from the residence; female attempted to make a $1624 purchase at the Ridgedale Target. Female was arrested and transported to the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center. 2300 block Willow Drive, Medina.

March 10 - Reported that a vehicle drove away from a gas pump with the nozzle still in the car, breaking the gas line away from the pump. Driver was located and admitted to pumping gas and accidentally driving away from the pump with the nozzle still in his car. He said his car did not sustain damage and he believed the breakaway on the gas line was a quick release so they could just plug it back together. Police explained to him Holiday would require a service technician to inspect the pump for damage and make any repairs if necessary and that he would potentially be liable for those costs. He said he would return to Holiday and give them his information so he could cover any repair costs. 1300 block Baker Park Road, Medina.

March 11 - Police received a radio call of a possible chimney fire; sparks were coming out of the top of the chimney. Police and Hamel Fire Department responded; fire personnel were able to determine that there was no fire. 4580 Bluebell Trail N, Medina.

March 11 - Resident reported that a young male came to his door selling water salt for a baseball fundraiser. Resident wanted to know if this was a scam or standard practice. He was advised many sports programs do have fundraisers and softener salt is often used to raise money. 4500 block Pioneer Trail, Medina.

March 11 - Police responded to a verbal domestic. There were no arrests. 400 block Highway 55, Medina.

March 12 - Call was from a cell phone. Police were unable to locate the source. Basswood Road and Cypress N, Medina.

March 12 - Report of a dog left in a vehicle that was running. Police were unable to locate neither the vehicle nor the dog. 100 block Railway Street W, Loretto.