Stalker, Tampered Drink? ‘Horsing Around’: 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 Jan. 2 and Jan. 9 as provided by the Oakdale Police Department.

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Jan. 1 

  • Police were dispatched to the 6900 block of 14th Street on a burglary report. The complainant said that someone entered their unlocked screen door and took their hidden house key. The complainant said the suspects entered the home with the house key and took her son’s prescription Clonazepan pills with approximately 75 pills. The suspects also took miscellaneous coins from a bedroom.

Jan. 2

  • Police cited a woman for shoplifting $78 worth of merchandise from Fleet Farm.
  •  A 19-year-old man was caught trying to steal $17 worth of fishing tackle from Fleet Farm. The man was cited and released.
  •  A male employee of Fleet Farm said he saw a former female co-worker and her boyfriend enter the store, make a purchase and leave. The male employee then went the restroom. He reported that his former co-worker’s boyfriend came into the bathroom and punched him three times in the back of his head while washing his hands in the restroom.

Jan. 3

  • Police responded to a road rage incident that happened off of Stillwater Boulevard and Granada Avenue. The 19-year-old complainant said that an older man driving a 2006 Acura was following his car very closely. The complainant said that the older man then started speeding and went through stop signs. Police tracked down the vehicle, which was owned by a 67-year-old Lake Elmo man.
  • Police responded to a domestic assault at the 4100 block of Geneva Avenue. A 23-year-old woman said her 32-year-old live-in boyfriend assaulted her by punching and kicking her in the head several times. The woman was transported to Regions Hospital and the man was cited for fifth-degree assault.
  • A man reported that a horse was fraudulently taken from a boarding facility in St. Croix County, Wis. The man said that his wife signed a contract to purchase the horse from a Lakeville resident last year. The complainant said he believed that the Lakeville woman used his wife’s signature to take the horse from the boarding facility. Police referred the man to the St. Croix County’s Sheriff’s Office. 

Jan. 7

  • Police responded to a credit card fraud report. The complainant said that someone attempted to purchase more than $500 of merchandise from Macys.com with his credit card. Macy’s fraud detection alerted the complainant and he canceled his credit card. No loss was incurred. The complainant told officers he didn’t know how his card was compromised since he still had it in his possession.
  • A woman reported that while she was at Sgt. Peppers Grille & Bar she believes someone might have put an unknown substance in her drink. The woman said she had one tap beer, but when she left the restaurant she felt like she had eight drinks. The woman reportedly felt dizzy and nauseous. The woman said she did not see anyone put anything in her drink. 

Jan. 8

  • Police responded to a report of a possible break-in where a man was seen taking a door of its hinges at the 540 block of Grafton Avenue.
  • Police responded to a shoplifting report at Kmart. A 22-year-old man left the store on a bicycle with 21 DVDs totaling $399.79. Police found the man on the bicycle and recovered the DVDs near Rainbow Foods. The man was cited and released.

Jan. 9

  • A 36-year-old woman reported that an old acquaintance was stalking her after he found out she was going through a divorce. The woman told police that the man sent her inappropriate texts and photos of him holding a handgun and rifle. The woman said that the man has been parked in her neighborhood, down the street from her residence. The man also followed her from Oakdale to Stillwater on an occasion.


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Simon D January 12, 2013 at 02:27 PM
The Jan. 7th listing "The woman said she had one tap beer, but when she left the restaurant she felt like she had eight drinks." Maybe they just have awesome beer at Sgt. Peppers? I'm gonna have to investigate myself. ;)
Dude January 13, 2013 at 04:45 PM
Jokes about attempted rape are funny


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