Gun Shot Report, Man Abused, Employee Theft: Oakdale Police Blotter

Here is a selection of incidents recently responded to by the Oakdale Police Department.

The following is a summary of incidents that occurred in Oakdale between Dec. 19 and Dec. 29 as provided by the Oakdale Police Department.

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Dec. 19

  • A woman reported harassing phone calls from an intoxicated man who had been calling her for 45 minutes looking for a Perkins Restaurant. Police advised the man to quit calling the woman and gave him the correct phone number for the restaurant.

Dec. 20

  • Police responded to a shoplifting report at Fleet Farm. A 39-year-old male tried to leave the store with $25 worth of merchandise.
  • A woman was caught trying to steal perfume, toys and boxer shorts from Target. The woman was cited and released.

Dec. 21

  • Police responded to a domestic issue at the 6000 block of 52nd Street. A man said that his girlfriend hid his Xbox 360 and would not tell him where it was. The man found the Xbox and left.

Dec. 22 

  • A woman reported that she was receiving threatening phone calls from her ex-husband who was allegedly threatening to kill her. Police left a message for the man, who lives in Texas, to stop calling the woman.

Dec. 23

  • Police responded to a repot of a single “gun shot” heard in the area of the 1000 block of Hadley Avenue. Police found no criminal activity. 
  • A 24-year-old man reported that a 22-year-old woman punched and bit him in the chest and came at him with a knife. The woman admitted to punching and biting the man, but claimed it was in self-defense. The woman denied having a knife. A neighbor said he has witnessed the woman punching the man in the parking lot in the past month while the male victim has backed away with his arms up. The neighbor reported that he hears the man and woman fighting and said it often sounds like the woman is attacking the man.  
  • Police responded to a report of an infant sitting on a woman passenger’s lap in a red two-door car at Burger King. Police did not locate the car in the area.
  • A woman reported that her jewelry box containing $1,500 worth of jewelry and $400 in cash was taken from her residence. The woman has been remodeling her home and has had more than 15 contractors in the home. There was no sign of forced entry.

Dec. 25

  • Police responded to a report of an unknown woman knocking at a person’s door. The woman was extremely intoxicated and was not wearing any shoes. The woman could not explain why she was outside. Her footprints led her to a nearby residence. The family had not known that she had left.
  • A man allegedly shoved a woman and grabbed her neck in front of their children. The woman said he did not choke her, but she was afraid.
  • Police were dispatched to the 6100 block of 22nd Street regarding an assault involving an 85-year-old woman and her son. The woman reported that her son called her an “old [expletive]” and said she should die. The man then allegedly grabbed her shoulders and shook her while he told her he would kill her. The woman fled to a nearby residence. The man was arrested and booked to Washington County Jail.

Dec. 28

  • Police responded to report of domestic abuse. A woman said that her son ran at her and pushed so that she fell on the kitchen countertop. The woman ran outside and locked herself in the car because she was afraid. The man ran outside yelling at her and police arrested him.
  • Police responded to a theft at Kmart. An employee was caught trying to steal children’s clothing items, hair items, DVDs and candy between Dec. 12 and Dec. 19. The employee was seen leaving the store without paying for $83 worth of the merchandise.

Dec. 29

  • Police responded to a report of an out-of-control female at the 1500 block of Granada Avenue. A 51-year-old woman allegedly pushed the complainant and another person who were trying to prevent the woman from jumping out of a third-floor window. The woman was extremely intoxicated. 


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