Male in Black Hat Tried to Steal Gray Hat: Fridley Police Blotter
It happened at Wal-Mart, according to a report from the store.
A white male in a black hat and blue jacket ran away toward Springbrook Drive after trying to steal a gray hat, according to a report to Fridley police from Wal-Mart, 8450 University Ave. NE. As he ran away, he dropped the gray hat. If he returns, the store will ask police to give him a trespass notice.
Here are more items selected from information provided by the Fridley Police Department:
Nov. 17, 2011
- At request of Blaine police, a Fridley officer and K9 partner Kona tracked and found male suspect in 900 block of 97th Lane NE, Blaine, who was wanted in connection with the felony first-degree burglary of an occupied residence.
- Police checked on the welfare of a female asking people for assistance with her two-week-old child at Applebee's, 5277 Central Ave. NE.
- A person renting a home in the 5100 block of Hughes Avenue NE told police a friend of her daughter threw a brick through their front glass door.
Nov. 18, 2011
- Police checked on the welfare of a male in the 7300 block of Taylor Street NE who had called a military hotline. The male said he wasn't going to hurt anybody and talked continually about things that happened years ago. His roommate told police that is normal for him.
- A complainant told police about a broken window on a tractor belonging to a management company in the 7400 block of Taylor Street NE.
- A police officer took a report from a complainant who said someone siphoned gas from the complainant's vehicle in the 1200 block of Norton Ave. NE within the previous two days.
- A female reported that someone stole her purse while she was at Sam's Club, 8150 University Ave. NE, but store security personnel said that video showed the female entering the store with no apparent purse.
In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation, and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Incidents generally appear in the order in which they were reported, not necessarily the order in which they occurred.