Monday, December 05, 2016

Police News

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...


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...