Below are a selection of notable incidents responded to by the Wayzata Police Department between Oct. 2 and Oct. 8. Not intended to be a comprehensive log of activity.
Police responded to a dryer fire just before 2 p.m. Oct. 8 on the 2400 block of Industrial Boulevard West in Long Lake. The Long Lake Fire Department quickly extinguished the fire, and no injuires were reported. Damage estimates were unavailable.
Police arrested a 40-year-old man from Brooklyn Center just before 11 p.m. Oct. 6 on suspicion of fourth-degree DWI. The man was found by police slumped in his vehicle with the car running. Initial blood alcohol tests revealed a blood alcohol content of .15—nearly twice the legal limit. The arrest took place on the 1800 block of Wayzata Boulevard West in Long Lake.
A report of a vadalized vehicle was received Oct. 4 on the 1100 block of Wayzata Boulevard East. The report was unfounded, as what was thought to be paint balls was actually bird poop.
A business on the 300 block of Wayzata Boulevard East reported a shoplifted plant valued at $27 Oct. 4. The suspect was identified as an 81-year-old woman from Plymouth, who returned to pay for the plant after officers spoke to her.
A theft from a boat was reported Oct. 2 on the 1300 block of Wayzata Boulevard West in Long Lake. A gas tank with gas was stolen from a boat, and losses are estimated at $80.