Rogers Police

The following contains a sample of calls reported by Rogers Police from Monday, Dec. 2, through Sunday, Dec. 8.

Monday, Dec. 2

Property damage was reported on the block of Foxtail Ln. Reporting party phoned to inform officers that her home had been egged Saturday night around midnight. The reporting party stated her home was also egged Oct. 31, 2013 but was not reported. Extra patrol on weekend nights was requested.

A Roger’s police officer took a report of a domestic assault over the phone that occurred the evening of Nov. 30. The incident occurred on the block of Fawn Tr. A report was completed and sent to the City Attorney’s Office for consideration of charges.

Officers responded to a theft attempt at a car dealership Monday evening. Complainant reported two males came entered the dealership prior to close to look at a vehicle. Complainant stated when the two returned the key ring, the vehicle key had been switched. Suspects described as: Suspect one: Black male, tall, thin, wire rim glasses and long skinny tattoo under left eye. Suspect two: White male, short, medium build. Suspect left in blue, early 90’s full size, two door Blazer with unknown WI registration.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Officer was dispatched to a business on the 12500 block of Fletcher Lane for theft. The reporting party/owner stated he had an older candy vending machine at the rear of the building that was stolen. He stated the machine was there when he left after closing last night and when he arrived to work today, it was gone. He described the machine to be full size, brown in color with a glass and wood grain front. He estimated the machine to be worth $450. The machine did not contain any merchandise or money. Reporting party had no suspect(s) or surveillance footage of the incident. Owner requested extra patrol at night.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Casey Popowski, 22, was charged with driving after suspension of license and driving without insurance.

Officers took a call reporting a burglary during residential party Friday, Nov. 29. Three suspects stole items from inside residence and then fled the scene.

Friday, Dec. 6

Officer observed a vehicle windshield covered in ice. When asked about the ice cover the driver stated his heater went out. Both inside and out were covered in ice. Driver and officer were unable to see out of windshield. The driver was advised to park the vehicle and was transported safely to school.

A report of alleged physical abuse/assault of a vulnerable adult was reported Friday.

Aerian Horn, 18, Jeffrey Viel, 48, Cecelia Viel, 52 and Blake Stanifer, 22, were arrested for felony possesion shoplift tools/theft/fleeing. Kohls Loss Prevention called about a black male suspect inside the store currently working with three look-outs, concealing items inside his clothing. Officers responded to the scene and were in the area when the loss prevention person began to pursue the male suspect, running to the north. Officer engaged in a foot pursuit but lost the suspect near the bank. Neighboring agencies assisted with a perimeter, but the suspect was picked up by his accomplices. A felony stop was initiated at Main and I-94, and four suspects were taken into custody. The vehicle was towed to the police department and held. Three of the suspects were transported to jail and held on multiple felony charges. One of the suspects was transported to the hospital after claiming she was having chest pains.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Valentina Lopez, 28, was arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of a controlled substance. Reporting party stated the vehicle was running and was parked in front of the Holiday Gas Station. Lopez did not have a valid license. A Dayton Police Department Officer assisted with further testing on the driver. The driver did submit to a blood test and was later transported to the Hennepin County Jail where she was booked for probable cause second degree driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

Officers responded to a loose horse on the block of Territorial Rd. and 129th in Rogers. Officers found a young horse cornered by the caller and an acquaintance. There was evidence the horse broke through the south west corner of the fenced area. The caller was able to lead the colt back to the stable using a rope provided by officers and secure it in a safe area on the owners property. The officer contacted the owner of the animal by phone.