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2:26 p.m. Theft. Northside Park. A male had left his bag lying in the grass at the park. When he returned to gather his items, his bag was gone. The park was checked and the bag was not located. All electronic items have been recorded as stolen.
3:31 p.m. Verbal argument. Autumn Drive. A complaint was made regarding a male and female arguing loudly outside a residence. Officers arrived and spoke with both parties who stated they were now calm and would need no further assistance.
8:41 p.m. DWI. 8th Avenue N. A report was made regarding an intoxicated male leaving a residence. Officers were able to locate the male and he refused all testing. A search warrant was issued; he was tested and then placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County jail.
5:28 a.m. Suspicious activity. Twin Rivers Court. A report was made regarding a suspicious male who looked to have a red substance covering his arms and hands. Officers were able to locate the male and found he was working and had been using red paint.
6:39 a.m. Noise complaint. 19th Avenue N. A complaint was made regarding construction consistently starting at 6 a.m. Officers spoke with the worker and found he was not clear on the start time and apologized.
4:36 p.m. Suspicious person. 4th Avenue N. A complaint was made regarding a female attempting to sell children’s books in the area. This person does have a permit with the city.
12:23 a.m. Domestic assault. A male reported his wife was bleeding from her head and refused to let him help. Officers arrived and found the parties had been drinking and arguing. The male was placed under arrest and transported to the jail without incident.
8:07 a.m. Suspicious activity. 7th Street S. A report was made regarding two males attempting to gain entry to a house with a drill. An officer arrived and found the males did have a work order to clear the house that had been foreclosed.
9:34 p.m. Fireworks. Clubhouse Road. A complaint was made regarding fireworks being set off in the neighborhood. Officers sat in the area and were not able to hear any fireworks or locate any person.
12:27 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 49 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver stated he was unaware of the speed limit. He was issued a citation and released.
9:31 p.m. Suspicious person. Twin Rivers Court. A report was made regarding a shirtless male coming into a business and requesting an officer be called. When officers arrived, they found the male was highly intoxicated and could not give a reason for his request. The male was transported to detox for his safety.
10:37 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 48 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver stated he was unaware of the speed limit. He was issued a citation and released.
3:49 p.m. Loud music. Lowell Lane. A complaint was made regarding loud music coming from a residence. The owner agreed to turn down the music.
3:21 p.m. Driving complaint. CR 1. A complaint was made regarding a driver who had driven over the center line numerous times. An officer was able to locate the driver who stated his alignment was off and he did have difficulty. The driver agreed to sobriety testing and passed.
6:15 p.m. Stalled vehicle. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was stalled on the side of the road and driver was waiting for a tow truck to arrive. An officer provided safety lights until the vehicle was removed.
3:15 p.m. Verbal. 2-1/2 Street N. A report was made of a male and female arguing loudly outside. Officers arrived and both parties were able to calm down. Officers remained until the male decided to leave for the evening.
2:12 p.m. Motor-vehicle accident with injuries. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office along with St Joseph Police Department, St Joseph Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to a motor-vehicle accident with injuries, just east of the city of St. Joseph. Leshawn East, 26, of Sartell was driving west on CR 75 in his 2006 Nissan Maxima. Hannah Froland, 16, of St Cloud was driving a 2002 Volkswagon Beetle. Froland tried to cross CR 75 from Lions Park in front of East’s vehicle and was struck in the driver’s door. Froland was taken by Gold Cross Ambulance to the St Cloud Hospital where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The accident remains under investigation.