Medina Police Report


On Monday, Oct. 14, at 8:50 a.m. on the 300 block of Clydesdale Trail, an employee theft of $26 was reported.


On Monday, Oct. 14, at 1:47 a.m. on the 700 block of Highway 55, officer observed a male walking south on County Road 116 by the Mobil Station. The male said that he had an argument with his girlfriend while she was driving, so he got out of the car and started walking until he could get a friend to pick him up.

On Monday, Oct. 14, at 3:56 a.m. on the 800 block of Highway 55, officer received a radio call for a parking complaint – a semitrailer was parked in the McDonald’s lot. Driver advised that he had received permission from the closing manager to park in the lot overnight. The semitrailer was blocking a large portion of the parking space, and the driver agreed to move somewhere else while waiting to make an 8 a.m. delivery to a nearby business.

On Monday, Oct. 14, at 10:36 a.m. at County Road 24 and Cottonwood Trail, there was a report that a driver had hit a bald eagle with his car. The driver stated that the eagle was eating road kill and flew into his path as he passed. The eagle was then hit by a second vehicle and was dead upon officer arrival. The eagle was transported to the Medina Police office and released to the Minnesota DNR conservation officer.

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 10:47 p.m. at Highway 55 and Rolling Hills Road, an officer was dispatched to a report of a person walking eastbound on Highway 55 in the area of Rolling Hills Road. Upon arrival, the individual said that he was walking home to his home in Plymouth from Rockford. Due to weather conditions, officer transported the individual to the area of Highway 55 and County Road 6 in Plymouth. The party said that he lived approximately one block away and would continue to walk home.

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 4:23 p.m. on the 4600 block of Bluebell Trail North, a resident reported that a screen was tampered with.

On Thursday, Oct. 17, at 5:02 p.m. on the 2200 block of Willow Drive, verbal abuse was reported.

On Saturday, Oct. 19, at 2:05 p.m. on the 4500 block of Pioneer Trail, there was a report of a suspicious vehicle and an individual taking pictures. The area was checked but the vehicle was not located.

On Saturday, Oct. 19, at 11:44 p.m. on the 100 block of Hamel Road, there was a report of two suspicious males and a female walking near the front bushes of a residence. Officers were unable to locate the individuals. There was an event taking place at the Hamel Community Center, but it was unknown if the people reported were associated with it.

On Sunday, Oct. 20, at 12:05 a.m. on the 500 block of Highway 55, there was a report of individuals on Highway 55 in the area of Medina Entertainment Center. The two subjects had been drinking and said that they were at a wedding reception at the Hamel Community Center. Both subjects said that everything was OK, and that they’d just gone for a walk. Officer transported them back to the community center and confirmed that they were guests of the reception.

On Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2:13 a.m. on the 4200 block of Hillview Lane, there was a report of barking dogs. The Community Service Officer to follow up with the owner of the dogs.

On Sunday, Oct. 20, at 11:28 a.m. on the 300 block of Clydesdale Trail, a Target employee reported finding a black case that contained camera equipment. It will be kept at the police department until the owner is located.

On Sunday, Oct. 20, at 5:13 p.m. on the 3200 block of Magnolia Drive, on officer responded to a report of an oven fire. Upon arrival, the Hamel Fire Chief was on the scene and advised that the fire was out and that he had requested other fire personnel to respond for routine smoke extraction. The homeowner had been broiling bacon in the oven when the grease caught on fire.