Sunday, January 22, 2017

Police News

Eagan Robbery

Eagan Robbery

Eagan Officers responded to a report of juveniles who had been robbed at gunpoint near Eagan High School. The incident occurred in a parking lot at Northview Park this morning at 9:35 AM. Three juvenile victims reported they were involved in an attempted drug exchange at the park, when one of the three suspects pointed a gun at them and demanded valuables. During the confrontation, it is believed a gunshot was fired in the air and the suspects left the   Read more...


Shooting Involving Security Officer

Shooting Involving Security Officer

On December 5, at 12:08 AM Eagan Police Officers responded to 985 Aldrin Drive for a security guard stating he had just shot somebody who had attempted to rob him. Officers responded and found an adult male dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Preliminary investigation revealed that an armed security officer working in the area was attacked by an adult male with a gun.  The security officer was assaulted by the armed suspect. During the confrontation, the security officer   Read more...


Missing Eagan Woman

Missing Eagan Woman

 ***UPDATE*** Earlier today the Eagan Police Department was seeking assistance in locating Courtney Thompson who was reported missing on September 19, 2016.  Courtney has been located by Rosemount Police safe and unharmed.  Original details of the case are listed below.

 The Eagan Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 19 year old Courtney Thompson who has been missing since September 19, 2016, after she failed to return home from school. Courtney is considered a vulnerable adult   Read more...


Road Shoulder is not for Driving

Road Shoulder is not for Driving

Temporary signs warn drivers not to pass on the shoulder

As you go on your daily drive to work, school or play, remember that passing on the shoulder is illegal. Temporary signs and traffic barrels on Cliff Road (County Road 32) at North Hay Lake Rd will be placed the week of September 12 to warn drivers. Police in Eagan are increasing enforcement to advise motorists that this activity is not legal or safe.

Passing on the shoulder is dangerous   Read more...


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...