Stolen Political Signs, Fleeing Police, Check Forgery: Oakdale Police Blotter

Here is a selection of incidents the Oakdale Police Department responded to from Sept. 13 to Sept. 19.

The following is a summary of incidents that occurred in Oakdale between Sept. 13 and Sept. 19 as provided by the Oakdale Police Department.

Sept. 13 

  • A Stillwater woman was cited for shoplifting $26 worth of merchandise from Menards.
  • A St. Paul man was arrested for check forgery and possession of stolen checks. The man attempted to cash a check for $901. The bank called the check owner to verify the check and discovered that the check owner had not issued the St. Paul man a check. The check had been stolen from the check owner’s mailbox and appeared to be re-written to the St. Paul man.

 Sept. 14

  • An iPod and digital camera were stolen from a vehicle on the 1500 block of Hilo Avenue. An unknown person broke the front passenger window and took the items.
  • Oakdale Police assisted the Woodbury Police Department in locating a St. Paul man who fled police in a vehicle. The man ended up in Oak Marsh Golf Course and police found the man hiding in a tree.

Sept. 15 

  • Police responded to a theft report on the 6100 block of 15th Street.  Someone entered the complainant’s home through the sliding rear window and took a Panasonic cordless drill and car stereo. Total loss is $450.

Sept. 16

  • Political signs were stolen from the 6200 block of 10th Street. The complainant stated that sometime between Sept. 15 and Sept. 16 someone had stolen her “Vote Betty” and "Vote JoAnn Ward” signs from the front yard. There are no suspects at this time.
  • A motorcycle was stolen from the 3800 block of Goodwin Avenue. The theft occurred sometime between Sept. 15 and Sept. 16.  The motorcycle’s value was $25,000.

Sept. 18

  • Police responded to a theft at Super America. An employee said that a male entered the store dressed in black and took a bag of ice without paying. There are no suspects.
  • A group of males asked a man on the 1500 block of Granada Avenue if he had any marijuana for sale. When police arrived the group of males were gone.

Sept. 19

  • Police responded to a theft at Fleet Farm. The store had a shoplifter in custody. The man attempted to take $11 worth of merchandise. 


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