Wolf Sighting, Child Neglect, Possible Bridge Jumper: Oakdale Police Blotter

Here is a selection of incidents the Oakdale Police Department responded to from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19.

The following is a summary of incidents that occurred in Oakdale between Oct. 18 and Oct. 19 as provided by the Oakdale Police Department.

Oct. 18

  • Police were dispatched to I-694 and Fourth Street on the report of a suicidal male and possible jumper on the bridge at the location. Police found a man leaning over the north side of the bridge crying. Police were ableto prevent the man from jumping and transported him to Regions Hospital.
  • Police were dispatched to Walton Park because some juvenile males were seen tearing roof shingles off one of the buildings. Police found one boy on the roof and three other boys on the ground near the softball field. The boy from the roof admited to removing the shingles. Estimated damage is $1,001.
  • Police were dispatched to the 3500 block of Garden Boulevard on a child neglect report. A woman called police stating she was concerned for the welfare of her nephews. The woman said the boys' parents smoke marijuana on a regular basis. When police arrived the parents admitted to smoking marijuana occasionally. The couple handed over two clear baggies that had 22.4 grams of marijuana in them. 
  • Police responded to a theft report on the 2100 block of Hale Avenue. Someone had stolen the complainant's "Vote Yes" sign for the marriage amendent. 

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Oct. 19

  • Police were dispatched to the Holiday Gas Station on a report of public urination. The store employee told officers that a man urinated on the side of the building and left. No criminal charges have been filed.
  • Police were called to the 6000 block of Stillwater Boulevard for a wild animal complaint. The complainant said there was a wolf in distress with a rope around its neck in the area. The complainant said the wolf was on the side of the road. Police did not locate the wolf. 
  • Police were dispatched to the 6000 block of 50th Street regarding an unwanted female. The complainant said the woman had been staying with him for a couple of weeks, but now he wanted her to leave. The man said that she was intoxicated and was talking to her cat. 
  • Police responded to a theft report at Luger Ventures. The complainant said that someone removed the cover from his boat and took a CD player, alpine amp and dual DVD players. Total loss was $1,100.

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