Sunday, July 31, 2016

Police News

Child Drowning

Child Drowning

On May 22, 2016, at 6:06 PM, Eagan Police and Fire Personnel, along with HealthEast Ambulance, responded to a possible drowning at the Town Centre at Lexington apartments on 3470 Golfview Drive. A 4 year old boy was pulled from an indoor pool after being found unresponsive. Lifesaving measures were performed on the boy and he was transported to Children’s Hospital where a short time later he was pronounced deceased.

During the time of the incident, other people were present   Read more...



Crash - Personal Injury

Crash - Personal Injury

On May 5, 2016, at 12:28 AM, an Eagan Police Officer was traveling on Yankee Doodle Road, when he radioed he was involved in an accident involving a pedestrian.  Immediately, he requested paramedics to respond.

Paramedics arrived and transported the pedestrian to Region's Hospital where the man's medical condition is believed to be serious.  The subject is a 26 year-old male from Eagan and was the only person injured in the accident.

The officer involved was in a   Read more...


Injury Crash - Diffley and Nicols

Injury Crash - Diffley and Nicols

On May 4, 2016, at approximately 7:39 AM, the Eagan Police and Fire Departments, along with Health East Ambulance, responded to a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of Diffley Road and Nicols Road. A preliminary investigation has revealed that a Ford Edge, driven by a 30 year old female was traveling west on Diffley Road and broadsided a Mazda 5 driven by a 44 year old female. The Mazda 5 was making a turn from eastbound Diffley to   Read more...


Traffic Fatality

Traffic Fatality

Update - April 29, 2016 – 2:45 p.m.

On April 28, 2016, at approximately 9:39 PM, the Eagan Police and Fire Departments along with HealthEast Ambulance, responded to a personal injury crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of Cliff and Dodd Roads in Eagan. Preliminary investigation reveals a Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by 53 year-old Daniel John Schmidt of Eagan was traveling eastbound on Cliff Road in the westbound lane. At that time, a Chevrolet Equinox was   Read more...


Vehicle Pursuit - Crash

Vehicle Pursuit - Crash

On April 22, 2016, at 01:28 AM, Eagan Police received a report of a robbery that occurred at the Holiday gas station on 3044 Holiday Lane. While responding to the area, officers observed a vehicle without license plates leaving the area of the robbery. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled at a high rate of speed.

Officers followed the vehicle to Cedar Avenue and Highway 62 where the suspect vehicle crashed. The driver was the only occupant   Read more...


Severe Weather Awareness Week

Severe Weather Awareness Week

The annual Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota has been designated the week of April 11-15, 2016. The City of Eagan, along with other cities in Dakota County, will be participating in a statewide tornado drill Thursday, April 14. Outdoor warning sirens will sound at 1:45 PM; during that time, schools, businesses, and hospitals should practice their sheltering plans. The sirens will sound a second time at 6:55 PM, so families and other organizations can utilize the opportunity to develop   Read more...


Suspicious male at bus stop

Suspicious male at bus stop

On March 10, 2016, at 4:03 PM, Eagan Police received a report there had been a suspicious male in the area of Meadowlark Road and Meadowlark Curve. A 10 year old boy told officers at 9:07 AM, a white male, said to be in his 20’s or 30’s with short reddish colored hair offered him candy from his vehicle. The suspicious male did not exit his vehicle and the boy was able to leave the area. Officers were told the   Read more...