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Eagan Police Encounter Makes National News

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Charges of Felony Arson Filed in Historic Town Hall Fire

Charges of Felony Arson Filed in Historic Town Hall Fire


 

 

 

 

December 10, 2015
NEWS RELEASE

Charges of Arson Filed - Damron and Arvidson


Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Michael Duane Damron (a/k/a Wade Duane Arvidson), age 52, of Prior Lake, and Wynn Donald Arvidson, age 50, also of Prior Lake, have both been charged* with Arson in the First Degree (a Felony) in connection with a fire that significantly damaged the Historic Eagan City Hall on September 8, 2013.
 

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Suspect Sought in Shooting Has Been Arrested

Suspect Sought in Shooting Has Been Arrested

Eagan Police Ask for Public's Help Locating Shooting Suspect 

 

UPDATE – November 2, 2015

Thomas Lee Gerlach was arrested in Washington County on Saturday, October 31, 2015.   

 

 

Details:
On October 14, 2015, at 5:48 PM, Eagan Police Officers responded to the intersection of Kings Road and Vienna Lane after a witness reported a man had been shot in the leg.  When police arrived, they found a 23 year old male with a single gunshot wound to the leg.   Read more...


Police Investigate Shooting at Eagan Hotel Parking Lot

Police Investigate Shooting at Eagan Hotel Parking Lot

On October 14, 2015, at 5:48 PM, Eagan Police Officers responded to the intersection of Kings Road and Vienna Lane after a witness reported a man had been shot in the leg.  When police arrived, they found a 23 year old male with a single gunshot wound to the leg. He was later transported to Regions Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  No other victims or injuries were reported.

The preliminary investigation revealed the shooting occurred in the parking   Read more...


If You See Something, Say Something

If You See Something, Say Something

If it Looks Suspicious, Report it

Every year, citizens stop crime from happening by becoming actively involved in protecting their neighborhoods and places of employment by reporting suspicious activity.  As the additional “eyes and ears” of law enforcement, citizens can help to reduce crime, improve safety, and increase the quality of life by knowing what to report and how to report it.

Suspicious activity can refer to incidents, events, individuals or circumstances that seem unusual or out of place. Some   Read more...


Man Dies After Being Struck by Mini-Van

Man Dies After Being Struck by Mini-Van

On September 17, 2015, at approximately 7:24 PM, Eagan Police and Fire Departments, along with Health East Ambulance, responded to a crash where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Yankee Doodle Road just before Coachman Road in Eagan.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a mini-van driven by a 29 year old male was traveling westbound on Yankee Doodle Road when a 27 year old man ran into the lane of traffic from the south.  The driver swerved, but   Read more...


Eagan Police Respond to Serious Crash at Lexington Ave & Wescott Rd

Eagan Police Respond to Serious Crash at Lexington Ave & Wescott Rd

On September 14, 2015, at approximately 2:42 PM, Eagan Police and Fire Departments, along with Health East Ambulance, responded to a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Wescott Road in Eagan.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a passenger car driven by a 16 year old male was turning westbound onto Wescott Road from northbound Lexington Avenue, when he failed to yield the right of way, and was struck by a pickup truck traveling southbound on   Read more...