Monday, May 02, 2016

Police News

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...


SkimStop Helps Protect You at the Pump

SkimStop Helps Protect You at the Pump

SkimStop- a program created by the Eagan Police Department, is a partnership between local law enforcement and a business to safeguard your account information when you use your credit card at a gas pump.  A business that participates in SkimStop agrees to check their equipment daily and place security tape on all the credit card terminals to prevent skimming devices from being used.  Businesses are held accountable with daily logs that can be checked by law enforcement.  SkimStop greatly decreases   Read more...


Traffic Alert - Tuesday, March 1st

Traffic Alert - Tuesday, March 1st

Traffic Alert for Areas in and around Eagan High School and Blackhawk Middle School - Tuesday, March 1st


On Tuesday, March 1st, Caucus 2016 voting will be held at Eagan High School and Blackhawk Middle School. It should be expected traffic will be very heavy beginning around 6:00 PM until the caucuses are over. It is estimated that the attendance will be in the thousands and will cause very heavy traffic in the areas around Eagan High School and Blackhawk   Read more...


Motor Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Arrest

Motor Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Arrest

On February 26, 2016, at 5:28 PM an Eagan Police Officer attempted to stop a vehicle that showed the registered owner had a felony warrant issued by the Department of Corrections. The vehicle fled from officers and subsequently crashed in Inver Grove Heights. The driver of the vehicle ran from the car to a nearby neighborhood. Two other occupants were taken into custody.

The driver subsequently stole a running vehicle and attempted to flee. He was apprehended after colliding with   Read more...