Corcoran Police

CorcPoliceBadgeItems are selected from reports made to the Corcoran Police Department and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of all services provided by the Corcoran Police Department.

Arrests

Corcoran Police reported a DAS arrest Saturday, July 27 at 4:00 p.m. at Highway 55 and Pioneer Tr. Arrested was Jose Humberto Chavez-Bahena, 23, of St. Paul for driving after suspension of his driver’s license, possession of a handgun without a permit and possession of a firearm by a non-resident alien.

Property damage

The department reported a property damage accident Wednesday, July 24 at 9:29 a.m. in the area of County Rd. 30 and County Rd. 19. Driver of vehicle #1 was approaching the intersection where the driver of vehicle #2 was stopped for the stop sign. The driver of vehicle #1 struck the rear end of vehicle #2.

The department reported a property damage accident Thursday, July 25 at 8:55 a.m. in the area of County Rd. 50 and Strehler Rd. Vehicle #1 was stopped at the stop sign on Strehler Rd. at County Rd. 50. Vehicle #2 was making a right turn onto Strehler Rd. and took the turn too wide, went into the oncoming traffic and struck vehicle #1 in the front while it was stopped.

The department reported a personal injury accident Thursday, July 25 at 6:07 p.m. in the area of 78XX Maple Hill Rd. A 2 year old child had been struck by a motor vehicle. The child was transported to the Maple Grove Hospital by the child’s family via a personal vehicle. Upon arrival at the hospital, the child had passed away.

The department reported a property damage incident Sunday, July 28 at 12:51 p.m. in the area of 207XX block of Hidden Ponds Dr. The reporting party stated they noticed the rear door to their garage was damaged. It appeared that someone had attempted to burglarize the property by kicking in the garage service door. The suspect(s) were unsuccessful.

Theft

Theft of funds was reported Tuesday, July 23 at 10:22 a.m. in the 91XX block of Cain Rd. The reporting party stated they had their identity stolen in 2012. At that time, the suspects had opened a Lowes, Fleet Farm and AT&T accounts under the reporting party’s name. The reporting party’s bank was able to stop activity on the Lowes and Fleet Farm cards; however, $305.63 was purchased on the AT&T account. The reporting party had resolved the matter in December, 2012, with a collection agency used by AT&T. However, the reporting party was contacted by a new collection agency trying to collect. The reporting party is filing a report to get this resolved with the credit collection agency. They thought this had been resolved through their bank.

Theft of mobile home was reported Tuesday, July 23 at 1:04 p.m. in the 78XX block of Maple Hill Rd. The reporting party stated their ex had forged their name on the title of the mobile home. The Officer checked with the DMV and found that the title had been transferred to the ex’s name by the reporting party in November, 2002. The Officer contacted the ex and was told that they had paid for the trailer and the reporting party transferred the title into the ex’s name in 2002. This is considered a civil issue; no further police services are needed.

Theft of prescription pills was reported Wednesday, July 24 at 12:03 p.m. in the 201XX block of Dassel La. The reporting party stated a former home health aide stopped by their residence for a visit and noticed they were acting suspiciously. After the person left the residence, it was discovered that a newly filled prescription was missing. The case has been forwarded to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office for investigation.

Miscellaneous

The department responded to a report of suspicious activity on Monday, July 22 at 5:49 p.m. in the 93XX block of County Rd 19. The reporting party stated their children had ridden their bikes to a convenience store earlier in the day and were approached by a male that wanted to give them a ride on their tractor. When the minor children refused a ride, the male grabbed the one child’s arm. The other child told the male to let go and he did. The children left the area. The Officer contacted the male’s mother and advised her of the incident. The mother stated her son forgets he’s not supposed to ask children if they want rides on the tractor, but she would speak to him about this again.

The department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Tuesday, July 23 at 11:09 p.m. in the area of Robert La. and Stieg Rd. The Officer located a vehicle parked on the road. The Officer made contact with the parties and advised them to move on.

The department responded to a report of a large grass fire on Wednesday, July 24 at 6:38 a.m. in the 195XX block of Larkin Rd. The reporting party stated there was a large fire behind a farm house and the brush pile has to be at least 50 feet wide and 100-150 feet long and one end is on fire. The reporting party stated they did not see anyone near the fire attending it. Officers arrived on scene and found a legal burn where a burn permit was issued. Officers advised the pile was 30 feet by 75 feet and many drivers were stopping, causing traffic issues.

The department responded to a report of a welfare check on Wednesday, July 24 at 9:47 p.m. in the 66XX block of Rolling Hills Rd. The reporting party stated their 20 year old son was not leaving her alone to go to bed. Upon the Officer’s arrival, it was learned that the son wanted a hat that the reporting party had in their bedroom and in order to get the hat, the son threw a tantrum and damaged the door to the bedroom. The son had calmed down in the Officer’s presence. The Officer advised the reporting party to contact the son’s physician to discuss the behavior issue with them.

The department responded to a report of disturbance on Wednesday, July 24 at 11:50 p.m. in the 78XX block of Maple Hill Rd. The reporting party stated there were people outside talking loudly. The people had dispersed by the time the Officers arrived on scene. The Officer advised the residents of the complaint. They had a few people over and were sitting by the fire.

The department responded to a report of a suspicious person on Friday, July 26 at 7:21 p.m. in the 78XX block of Maple Hill Rd. The reporting party stated they believed they saw a fugitive who was on the news. The Officer made contact with the reporting party and found that they had seen a white male riding a bike pulling a red “trailer” heading east on County Rd. 10 near Larkin Rd. The reporting party stated they remembered seeing a story on the news about a sex offender from Sandstone who was wanted and possibly riding a bike with a trailer. The reporting party advised they saw the person approximately 45 minutes before they called 911. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate anyone fitting the description given by the reporting party.

The department responded to a report of a suspicious act on Friday, July 26 at 10:49 p.m. in the area of Cain Rd. and County Rd. 10. The reporting party stated they saw juveniles walking in the area of a parked vehicle. Officers located the unoccupied vehicle parked on the shoulder of Cain Rd. just north of County Rd. 10. Upon further investigation, it was learned that the vehicle belonged to the boyfriend of a teenager in the area. The 20 year old boyfriend wanted to surprise his 17 year old girlfriend. Officers notified the girl’s parents of the situation and they came home. No further police assistance is required.

The department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Sunday, July 28 at 2:23 a.m. in the area of County Rd. 116 and Olde Sturbridge Rd. The reporting party stated there was a suspicious vehicle parked in the area. Officers were able to determine that the driver was lost and waiting for a friend. All was fine.

The department responded to a report of a suspicious act on Sunday, July 28 at 10:48 a.m. in the 63XX block of County Rd. 19. The reporting party stated there was a pickup truck parked next to the gate of the business and it appeared people were taking items from inside the gate. The vehicle was gone on the Officer’s arrival. The Officer spoke with the business owner and found their employees were at the business. All was fine.

The department responded to a report of a house fire on Sunday, July 28 at 4:32 p.m. in the 69XX block of Willow Dr. The reporting party stated they heard a pop sound and when they went to check what it was, found flames coming from the front of their garage. Loretto and Hanover fire departments arrived to extinguish the fire with the assistance from the Hamel, Long Lake and Plymouth Fire Departments.

The department responded to a report of a traffic complaint on Sunday, July 28 at 5:52 p.m. in the area of County Rd. 10 and County Rd. 116. The reporting party stated a vehicle they were following was slowing abruptly and flashing a shiny object at them. The Officers located the vehicle in question. Due to the shiny object being flashed, Officers searched the party for any possible weapons; none were found. Officers spoke with the person and found that the reporting party was tailgating them for quite a while and they did slow down for a bicyclist on the side of the road. When the driver behind them did not slow down for the bicyclist, they flashed a badge at them to try to get them to slow down and back off. Officers advised the reporting party that the reason the other vehicle slowed was for a bicyclist. Officers advised the driver to not flash items at people in other vehicles and advised the reporting party to slow down and not tailgate.

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