Forest Lake police kept busy Thursday night, Aug. 16 and Friday morning, Aug. 17 with a series of incidents leading to arrests and jail bookings.
Thursday night started with a call reporting trespassing just after 7:30 p.m. Unrelated to the call, officers on scene noticed a Forest Lake man who had a felony warrant put out for him by the Department of Corrections for a parole violation.
The 22-year-old was found hiding in the back seat of a car in a parking lot in the 600 block of SW Apartment Lane. He was arrested and booked into the Washington County Jail.
The department received a call around 9 p.m. reporting a man kicking a van and throwing things in a yard in the 900 block of SW 12th Street. Upon police arrival, the man entered a residence. The homeowner then arrived and gave access to police. The subject of the call, a 32-year-old Woodbury man, had multiple felony warrants from Dakota County. He was booked in the Washington County Jail.
At 1 a.m. Friday, police received a report of two men trying to break down a front door and threatening the home’s owner in the 100 block of NE 2nd Avenue.
One man fled and evaded police and the other was stopped at the scene. He was found to be intoxicated and was belligerent, and a taser was used while taking him into custody.
Daniel Richard Kyle, Marine on St. Croix man, who turned 21 on Thursday, Aug. 16, was booked in Washington County Jail.
He has been charged with attempted burglary in the first degree, obstructing the legal process, and making terroristic threats.
A forced-entry burglary of an occupied home has led to a pair of arrests and one formal charging, Capt. Greg Weiss said this week.
Police were called to the 7100 block of North Shore Trail N. at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14 after a homeowner interrupted two intruders who were found in the man’s gun room. The two men fled after being confronted by the homeowner.
They had forced their way into the home through a rear door, police said.
With a description of the car in the hands of police, it took two hours for an arrest to be made. At 11:30 a.m., a car matching the description of the suspect’s car was stopped by Anoka County deputies at 237th Avenue and University Avenue, just north of the county border in Isanti County.
Cody James Nesseth, 19, St. Francis, 19, has been charged with one felony count of burglary in the first degree of an occupied dwelling. A court date for Nesseth is pending.
Criminal charges of aiding and abetting against the second individual, a juvenile male, are pending, police said.