Rogers Police

Editor’s Note: the following is a sample of some but not nearly all of the activity reported by Rogers Police from Jan. 14 to 21.

Monday, Jan. 14

Theft of wheels was reported at 21150 John Milless Dr.

Management at 21550 South Diamond Lake Rd. stated a male party dispensed $20.58 in fuel and left without paying. They provided a registration number which came back not on file. The car was described as a light colored sedan possibly a Pontiac Grand Prix.

Subject, a former employee at 2000 South Diamond Lake Rd., came to the business to collect on a $60 sweater he had borrowed to an “unknown” current female employee weeks earlier. According to the subject, she had given the sweater to witness #1. Witness #1, a current employee, claimed it was thrown away. Both subject and Witness #1 argued in the parking lot causing a disturbance. All parties were advised on the civil matter and told to remedy loss via court process. Business management was advised on what took place, they declined the offer to trespass the subject. Subject left the property after being told any similar conduct may result in criminal charges.

Ismael Daniel Montanez, 30, was cited for revoked license at 147th Avenue and Main Street.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Rogers Officers were dispatched to a stalled semi blocking southbound Hwy. 101 south of  S Diamond Lake Road. Two requested for the semi, it was blocking the three outside lanes. Traffic was reduced to one lane for approximately 30 minutes. Semi was towed.

Received a report that a picture of a nude juvenile female was being circulated via text message to students at Rogers Middle School. Officer spoke to several students who admitted that they received the picture but immediately deleted it.

Party reports the theft of two lap top computers, a DVR player and a 47-inch TV from a business at 21390 John Milless Dr. Party suspects employee related.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Dispatched to the Wellstead of Rogers for an employee problem.  Contact was made with the reporting party who informed Officers they had employee that was possible intoxicated.  It was determined the employee was under the influence.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Jessy Lee Nickolauson, 20, was cited for unsafe change of course after a two-car crash at Main Street and I-94.

Shane Lee Protasiewicz, 23, and Anthony Mark Butler, 25, were cited for no seatbelt and marijuana at McDonald’s parking lot.

Friday, Jan. 18

The Rogers Police Department was dispatched to the Rogers Theatre for issues with four to five customers. When officers arrived on scene, the reporting party pointed to the suspect’s vehicle that was leaving the lot. Contact was made with the unruly customers, who were drinking and not of age. It was determined two of the subjects did have a confrontation with the reporting party. The two subjects were trespassed from the Theatre. Brittany Ann Brown, 20; Cassandra Lynn Danley, 20; and Ashley Rae Haataja, 20, received citations of minor consumption.

Officer was dispatched for a stolen jacket and wallet from the Triangle Park warming house. Officer received information on the stolen items. There were no suspects or suspicious persons observed by the reporting party.

Officer observed a vehicle traveling southbound on Main Street and I-94 without its headlights on. Officer continued to follow the vehicle and observed the vehicle swerving nearly striking the curb. Officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver performed field sobriety tests and submitted to a Preliminary Breath Test. The driver, Brian Jacob Olson, 27, was arrested and transported to the Hennepin County Jail where he was booked for 3rd Degree DWI.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Officers were dispatched to the Rogers Cabela’s store on a report of a theft in progress.  The caller reported that the suspects left the store with stolen merchandise and left in a vehicle. Officers located the suspect vehicle described by the caller and conducted a stop, recovered the stolen merchandise, and arrested two men for gross misdemeanor theft.  The two subjects, James Louis Derks, 51, and Michael Andrew Cox, 39, were transported to the Hennepin County Jail for booking. The recovered stolen merchandise was returned to Cabelas. The suspect vehicle was impounded by Burda’s Towing.

An employee at 13028 Main St. was calling to report a gas no pay occurring at approximately 5:20 p.m. pump 11 approximately $39 loss. Information was obtained while handling an unrelated matter, advised the reporting party that the Officer would follow up on the incident. The suspect and vehicle were identified via surveillance. The suspect , Danny Jay Brown, 38, admitted to the theft as he had no money. He was cited for misdemeanor theft.

Sunday, Jan. 20

Juan Lucas Pujols Sorensen, 24, was cited for inattentive driving after a property damage crash at southbound Main Street at the I-94 interchange.

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