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September 2014 Safety Report

September 2014 Safety Report

Fulton Safety committee report:  September, 2014

(Submitted by Dave Delvoye)

48th & Chowen
The committee has received the results of the City’s evaluation of possible strategies to resolve traffic problems at 48th & Chowen.  The Stop signs on 48th St have been replaced with new, brighter signs and the poles have been wrapped in red tape for maximum visibility.  The speed display wagon can be requested for that location from April through November.  A concrete island in the center of the intersection to force slower turning maneuvers would cost about $15,000 to install and the neighborhood would have to obtain funding for it. 

Fulton neighborhood crime reports

August 8  Between August 8 and 10, an unknown suspect damaged a vehicle at an address on the 5000 block of Zenith.

August 16  Between 9 p.m. and 10 a.m., an unknown suspect pried open the service door of a garage on the 5200 block of Beard and took unlisted item(s).

August 16  Between 10:30 p.m. and 10:30 a.m., an unknown suspect shattered and removed a front window of an occupied home on the 5100 block of Washburn.  The suspect had used a screwdriver and garden spade to pry off the storm window.  No entry was made to the home.

August 18  Between 10 p.m. and 7:30 a.m., unknown suspect(s) entered a garage on the 5100 block of Queen and took bikes.  The suspect(s) left other bikes at the scene.

August 19  Between 10 a.m. August 19 and 2:45 p.m. August 20, an unknown suspect broke into a garage on the 5000 block of Russell and took a bike.  Another bike was recovered at the scene.

August 23  Between 1:30 p.m. August 23 and 5 p.m. August 24, suspects stole jewelry from a home on the 5000 block of Beard.  The victims shared information with police about possible suspects.

August 29  Between 5:40 p.m. August 29 and 4 p.m. August 31, an unknown suspect pried open the business door of Rejuvenate Today, 3801 West 50th St, and took unlisted items.  Officers recovered an item which was removed from the business and will process it for fingerprints.

August 30  At about 9:25 p.m., police responded to 5152 Washburn Ave and arrested 25-year-old Alejandro Vidal Linares Capouch for a felony narcotics violation and felony terroristic threats (domestic).  Capouch, who resides at that address, was charged with those offenses and is in custody on $40,000 bail pending a court appearance on October 1.  Capouch has prior convictions in Hennepin County for fleeing police (2), operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance, gross misdemeanor criminal vehicular operation – homicide, and driving while intoxicated.

September 4  Between 6:15 and 9:10 p.m., an unknown suspect broke the driver’s side window of a vehicle which was parked at an address on the 5000 block of Ewing and stole a laptop computer.

 The Fulton Safety Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 30, at 7 p.m.

at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 4801 France Ave.

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