Age to Purchase Tobacco in EP Changed

At their December 4, 2018 meeting, the Eden Prairie City Council voted to change the age to purchase tobacco, including electronic cigarettes, in Eden Prairie to 21, effective Feb. 1, 2019. Although state law puts the tobacco purchase age at 18, individual cities can vote to make the age requirement more restrictive. Eden Prairie joins…

Ask the Traffic Sergeant

Every day our officers and dispatchers receive questions on traffic laws. Here are answers to a few commonly asked questions regarding traffic. Q: Do I need to signal when I’m turning out of a roundabout? A: According to MN Statute 169.19, subd. 5, a vehicle that is exiting a roundabout is exempt from the law…

Beware of Scams!

In the past six months, EPPD officers have responded to 93 calls for scams or attempted scams. Scammers are getting more sophisticated in their tactics, making it difficult for victims to recognize they’re being scammed. Here are a few scams Eden Prairie residents have fallen victim to lately. One common type of scam is a…