DWI

  • Feb. 18, 1:17 a.m., Highway 212 near Mitchell Road: An officer driving west on Highway 212 saw a car that, using a radar gun, he measured to be going 75 mph in a 60-mph zone, according to a Hennepin County criminal complaint. The officer stopped the car and spoke with the driver, Brian Richard Dose, 26. The officer smelled alcohol on Dose, who was slurring his speech. Dose did poorly on field sobriety tests and blew a 0.334 BAC, the complaint said. The officer arrested Dose and took him to the station. Another officer arrived at the location where Dose's car was parked and, while searching it, found a half-full Gatorade bottle with alcohol in it. At the station, Dose blew a second breath test with a 0.33 BAC, the complaint said. He is charged with two counts of third-degree gross misdemeanor DWI and one count misdemeanor careless driving.
  • Feb. 15, 8:42 p.m., Valley View Road near Golfview Drive: An officer driving on Valley View Road noticed the car ahead of him did not have its rear tail lights on, according to a Hennepin County criminal complaint. The officer stopped the car and spoke with the driver, Meghan Rose Feldmeier, 28. Feldmeier told the officer she was driving a client home from the Pride Institute and hadn't realized the rear lights weren't on, the complaint said. The officer smelled alcohol from inside the car, and although both Feldmeier and the passenger denied drinking, he requested that Feldmeier take a breath test. Feldmeier blew a 0.148 BAC and did poorly on subsequent field sobriety tests, the complaint said. The officer arrested her and took her to the station, where she blew a 0.17 BAC. She is charged with two counts of third-degree gross misdemeanor DWI and one count misdemeanor careless driving.
  • Nov. 25, 2018, 1:57 a.m., Highway 212 near Valley View Road: An officer driving on Highway 212 saw a car with a cracked windshield that seemed to be blocking the driver's view, according to a Hennepin County criminal complaint. He stopped the car and spoke with the driver, Gina Renee Freeman, 29. The officer noticed that Freeman had blood drops on her shirt, sores on her face and was speaking in a low, raspy voice, the complaint said. The officer also learned that her driver's license was revoked. The officer, who is a certified drug recognition evaluator, suspected she may be under the influence of a controlled substance, and Freeman admitted to doing heroin that morning, the complaint said. Believing Freeman to be unsafe to drive, he arrested her and found 28 hypodermic needles in her car and purse. The officer received a search warrant for a sample of Freeman's blood, which he sent to the BCA for testing, the complaint said. On Jan. 22, the BCA released its report on Freeman's sample, which showed that she had morphine, amphetamine and methamphetamine in her system while she was driving, all of which are Schedule II controlled substances. Freeman has been charged with one count of fourth-degree misdemeanor DWI of a Schedule II substance (not marijuana) and one count of misdemeanor careless driving.

Theft

  • Jan. 23, 12:18 p.m., 450 Prairie Center Drive: An officer was dispatched to Kohl's at 450 Prairie Center Drive on report of a shoplifter, according to a Hennepin County criminal complaint. The officer met with a store employee who said he saw a woman, identified as Joyce Ann Kelm, 74, take several pairs of pants from a display and enter a fitting room, the complaint said. She later left the room and the pants were not in the fitting room. The employee said he saw Kelm go next to the jewelry department, where she took several items, removed the packaging, and put them in her jacket and purse, the complaint said. She then left the store without paying for any of the items. The employee confronted Kelm and took her to a store office, where he recovered the items, valued at $922. Kelm admitted to taking the items with the intent to steal them, the complaint said. She is charged with gross misdemeanor theft.
  • Nov. 1, 2018, 400 Prairie Center Drive: Eden Prairie police responded to Von Maur at 400 Prairie Center Drive on report of a theft, according to a Hennepin County criminal complaint. Upon arrival, officers learned that a woman later identified as Nadine Royter, 57, had shoplifted items with a total value of $1,001, the complaint said. Security video showed Royter selecting items throughout the store and leaving without attempting to pay. In a search related to arrest, officers recovered the stolen items from Royter, the complaint said. She is charged with felony theft.

Forgery

  • Feb. 6, 12600 Plaza Drive: Officers responded to Menards at 12600 Plaza Drive on report of a forgery, according to a Hennepin County criminal complaint. An employee of the store told officers that a woman, identified as Marketta Christine Hill, 29, had passed a forged check earlier that day. The store knew the check was bad because earlier that same day, officers had responded to the store and arrested three people for a forged check from the same account, the complaint said. The checks had been stolen from GMS Sports in Plymouth in December 2018. Hill used a check stolen from GMS Sports to buy a paint sprayer and other miscellaneous items totaling $767, the complaint said. She is charged with felony check forgery.

Eden Teller is the multimedia reporter for Eden Prairie News. She's passionate about fostering productive conversations and empowering communities. When she's not reporting, she can be found reading a book, on a hike or tackling home improvement projects.

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