Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Police News

Eagan Officers Respond to a Medical Emergency at the YMCA Pool

Eagan Officers Respond to a Medical Emergency at the YMCA Pool

On February 16, 2015, at 10:14 A.M, Eagan Police and Fire Personnel along with HealthEast Ambulance responded to a possible drowning at the Eagan YMCA located at 550 Opperman Drive.  A YMCA lifeguard noticed two year old Griffin Nelson floating face down in the pool.  Two lifeguards removed Nelson from the water and performed Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on the boy for approximately 3-5 minutes.  Witnesses reported that the child was face down in the water for less than a   Read more...


Further Details Released in Connection with 13 Year Old's Death

Further Details Released in Connection with 13 Year Old's Death

On January 25, 2015, at 11:07 AM, Eagan Police Officers responded to 1794 Silver Bell Circle after a fifteen year old male from inside the residence called to report his thirteen year old brother Suhayb Hassan, was unresponsive and bleeding.  The caller initially reported to dispatchers his brother had been running with a knife inside the residence and had fallen where he accidentally stabbed himself.  Police officers, firefighters, and HealthEast Paramedics arrived and attempted life saving measures, but unfortunately the   Read more...


Eagan Police Investigating the Death of a 13 Year Old Boy

Eagan Police Investigating the Death of a 13 Year Old Boy

On January 25, 2015 at 11:07 AM, Eagan Officers responded to a medical in 1700 block of Silver Bell Circle.  A fifteen year old male called from inside the home to report his thirteen year old brother was unresponsive and bleeding from an unspecified wound.  Officers along with HealthEast Paramedics performed life-saving measures, but were unable to revive the boy.

Investigators are working with the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office, and are treating this as a suspicious death.    Read more...


Two Injured After Reported Shooting

Two Injured After Reported Shooting

On December 1, 2014, at 6:34 PM, Eagan Police Officers responded to several reports of gunshots fired near the 3800 block of Ballantrae Road.  Multiple witnesses reported hearing an argument followed by gunshots and at least one vehicle leaving the area.  One resident reported an unknown man knocked on his door and said he had been shot. This man fled prior to the police arriving, but while investigating the incident, officers learned there were two victims with gunshot wounds at   Read more...


Update: Body of Missing 19 Year Old Found

Update: Body of Missing 19 Year Old Found

On December 13, 2014, the Dakota County Special Operations Team was conducting a search of Patrick Eagan Park for additional evidence relating to missing 19 year old Elijah Buchanan. Members of that search team did locate Elijah’s body in a wooded area of Patrick Eagan Park south of Berry Ridge Road. The preliminary investigation indicates that Elijah succumb to weather conditions the night he left home. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office is assisting in the investigation; and while no   Read more...


Missing Eagan Woman Located

Missing Eagan Woman Located

Earlier today, the Eagan Police Department was seeking assistance in locating Marlene Ness who was reported missing on November 18, 2014.  Ness has been located by Worthington Police safe and unharmed.  Original details of the case are listed below. 

The Eagan Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating 82 year old Marlene Harriet Ness who was reported missing on November 18, 2014.  Family members last had contact with Ness at her home around 10:30 AM   Read more...


Eagan Police Determine No Shots Fired After Reported Shooting

Eagan Police Determine No Shots Fired After Reported Shooting

On November 17, 2014, at 8:45 PM, Eagan officers responded to the 1900 block of Badger Court after receiving a report from 18 year old Aidan Weingarten that someone fired a shotgun at the vehicle he was in.

Officers located Weingarten’s vehicle driving near the intersection of Diffley and Rahn Roads at which time they stopped it and made contact with five occupants.

While police were speaking with Weingarten, he reported being involved in a drug deal at approximately 4:36   Read more...