Friday, August 29, 2014

Police News

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm

 

On August 22, 2014, at 02:11 AM, Eagan Police Officers responded to a shots fired call in the 4400 block of Slater Road.  Witness reported hearing what they believed to be gun shots near their residence.  One witness heard two or more persons arguing outside.  A vehicle was seen leaving the area. 

Upon further investigation, officers made contact at a residence and spoke to an adult female who denied firing a gun.  A juvenile female from   Read more...


Crime Alert: Multiple Reports of Tires Slashed

Crime Alert: Multiple Reports of Tires Slashed

On August 12, 2014, at approximately 11:15 PM, Eagan Officers responded to a report of tires being slashed in the 3900 block of Valley View Drive.    Witnesses reported seeing three teenage males slash the tires on a vehicle, and then leave in a silver 4-door compact car.  When officers arrived they found that two vehicles had sustained tire damage.

On August 13, 2014, at 5:30 AM, Eagan Officers took a report of ten vehicles with tire damage in   Read more...


Traffic Alert for Upcoming Mall Opening

Traffic Alert for Upcoming Mall Opening

The Eagan Police Department is excited to be a part of the grand opening of the Twin Cities Premium Outlet Mall located at 3965 Eagan Outlets Parkway in Eagan.  The mall will host its grand opening on Thursday, August 14, 2014, starting at 10:00 AM.  It is anticipated that there will be approximately 25,000 people visiting the mall daily during grand opening weekend.    

We would like to alert our community members to the possibility of traffic delays in   Read more...


Bear Sightings

Bear Sightings

Eagan Police are asking residents and visitors to be aware of a black bear which has been sighted in the southwest area of the City on multiple occasions beginning at 11:46 PM on June 2, through the late morning of June 3, 2014.

The bear was first spotted by an Eagan Officer at 11:46 PM on June 2, 2014, in a residential area near the intersection of Slater and Rusten Roads. Four later reports originating by residents and motorists followed   Read more...


Eagan Police Respond to a Mental Health Situation

Eagan Police Respond to a Mental Health Situation

On May 12, 2014 at 10:26 AM, Eagan Officers responded to a mental health crisis at the 1800 block of Silver Bell Road.  A male individual barricaded himself inside of his residence and was threatening to harm himself.

Eagan Police Negotiators and the Eagan SWAT team responded to resolve the situation.  There was no danger to the public.

After negotiating with the subject for approximately five hours, he surrendered without incident and was transported by ambulance to a   Read more...


Police Arrest Suicidal Male After He Assaults Girlfriend

Police Arrest Suicidal Male After He Assaults Girlfriend

On May 5, 2014, at 10:32 PM, Eagan Police Officers responded to an apartment building located at 4395 Robert Trail South regarding a domestic situation. A witness reported hearing arguing within an apartment where the incident “spilled” into the hallway. After seeing the two arguing, the witness believed she saw a gun being concealed beneath the clothes of a male suspect. The suspect was later identified as 22 year-old Quintel Flowers who is a resident of the building. Flowers left   Read more...


Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts April 21

Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts April 21

The annual Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota has been designated the week of April 21, 2014. The City of Eagan, along with other cities in Dakota County, will be participating in a statewide tornado drill on Thursday, April 24.  Outdoor warning sirens will sound on April 24, at 1:45 PM; during that time, schools, businesses, and hospitals should practice their sheltering plans.  The siren will sound a second time at 6:55 PM, so families and other organizations can utilize   Read more...