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1:25 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. An officer conducted a license- plate check. The owner of the vehicle had a revoked license. The officer stopped the vehicle and verified the owner was the driver. The driver was issued a citation for the infraction and a valid driver arrived to drive the vehicle.
8 p.m. ATV complaint. Seventh Street S. An officer was dispatched to a boy riding an all-terrain vehicle in a park. Officers met with the boy and his parent and they explained he was helping maintain bird houses behind his property. He was advised about riding an ATV on public property.
1:45 p.m. Motorist assist. Pinecone Road. An officer was dispatched to a motorist who had locked their keys inside the vehicle they were driving. The officer used an unlock kit to open the vehicle.
9 p.m. DWI. 17th Street S. A citizen called about a vehicle driving erratically and braking suddenly. Officers found the vehicle and the driver still in the vehicle. The driver showed signs of impairment. Officers were made aware of a warrant for the individual’s arrest. The driver was arrested for DWI and the warrant and transported to Stearns County Jail.
2:20 p.m. Traffic stop. 36th Avenue N. An officer stopped a vehicle for a brake light. When questioned, the driver told the officer he had a canceled license. The officer discovered the license was canceled due to inimical public safety. The driver was placed under arrest for the license infraction.
6:30 p.m. Theft. CR 1. Officers were dispatched to a place of business where an employee of the business was caught concealing merchandise. Officers cited the individual for the theft and waited with the individual for their parent to arrive.
9:05 a.m. Traffic stop. Second Avenue N. An officer saw a vehicle displaying an expired registration tab on their vehicle. Conducting a check of the license plate returned the owner of the vehicle had a revoked license. The officer conducted a stop based on the expired tabs. The driver admitted they knew they had a revoked license and could not be driving. The driver could not produce proof of insurance either. The driver was cited for all three infractions.