Friday, October 31, 2014

Police News

Updated: Police Investigate Photos Taken in Country Hollow Neighborhood

Updated: Police Investigate Photos Taken in Country Hollow Neighborhood

On August 18, 2014, the Eagan Police Department was notified there were images of juvenile females posted on an online photo sharing website. The children in these images were fully clothed, not depicted in a pornographic manner, but had no knowledge they were being photographed. However, there were accompanying comments posted about each of the photos that were sexual in nature. 

The information was obtained from the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) who was investigating an unrelated case. Personnel   Read more...


Attempted Robbery

Attempted Robbery

On September 19th, 2014, at 2:44 AM, Eagan Police Officers responded to a residence in the 4100 block of Amberleaf Trail regarding an attempted robbery. Homeowners were woken to an unknown person standing at the end of their bed, holding what they believed to be a Taser, demanding money.  The homeowner chased the suspect out of the house and called 911.  Officers learned the suspect gained entry to the home through an unlocked patio door. Police officers searched the area   Read more...


Police Explorer Open House

Police Explorer Open House

The Eagan Police Department is hosting a recruitment open house for the Police Explorer Program on Thursday, September 25, 2014, at 6:00 pm at the Eagan Police Department, 3830 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan, MN.   

The Police Explorer program is designed to give youth ages 14 to 21 years of age an opportunity to explore a career in Law Enforcement.  The program is affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America (but open to both boys and girls) and is supervised   Read more...


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...