Saturday, December 20, 2014

Police News

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...


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...