South Lake Minnetonka Police Department

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South Lake Minnetonka Police Department

Crime Alert
Residential Daytime Burglaries    [View]

Community Scam Alert
Advertising Scam    [View]

Community Crime Alert

Area Burglary Alert
The SLMPD is seeking the community's assistance after a recent increase in burglaries.    [View]

Burglary Alert
Recent Burglaries Reported in the South Lake Area    [View]

Suspicious Man Approaches Children
On Wednesday, April 14, 2010 an unknown man approached two young children at an Excelsior apartment complex.    [View]

Owner of Found Ring Sought
A ring was found in early January by employees of the Shorewood Cub Foods store and the SLMPD is attempting to locate its owner.    [View]

Suspicious Activity on Trail
On the evening of Monday, June 25, 2007, officers with the SLMPD responded to a complaint of a "window peeper" on the LRT trail in Greenwood.    [View]

Business Crime Alert
The SLMPD is looking for anyone who may have been approached by a male soliciting money for the Vietnam Veterans Administration between May and September 2007.    [View]

E-mails Purporting to Come From the FBI Are Phony
The FBI is warning the public to avoid falling victim to an ongoing mass e-mail scheme.    [View]

Mail Thefts in South Lake Area
The SLMPD has recently received several reports of thefts from mailboxes in the area.    [View]

Residential Burglaries
On Wednesday, August 17th, the SLMPD received three reports of residential burglaries in the eastern Shorewood area.    [View]

Business Scam
A downtown Excelsior business reported an incident where a subject attempted to obtain a refund for an expensive item that he had taken off the store's shelf.    [View]

Exposing Incident
On Tuesday, March 15, 2005, SLMPD officers responded to a report of an exposing incident in western Shorewood.    [View]

Cat Sightings in Shorewood - March Update
The SLMPD and the City of Shorewood received reports of a mountain lion or cougar being seen in the greater Silverwood Park area. Most recently, an animal thought to be a lynx, was sighted near Country Club Road.    [View]

Freeman Park Arson
During the early morning hours on New Year's Day, South Lake officers and Excelsior Fire District firefighters responded to a report of a fire in Freeman Park in western Shorewood.    [View]

Mailbox Vandalism
Recently, SLMPD has seen an increase in the number of calls reporting damage to mailboxes.    [View]

Gunshot Alert
Over the past several months, the South Lake Minnetonka Police Department has received calls regarding suspected gunshots being heard in western Shorewood during the late evening and early morning hours.    [View]

Vacation Security
Thieves look for "targets of opportunity". There are steps you can take to reduce your chances of becoming a burglary victim.    [View]