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4:54 a.m. Open door. 1st Avenue NE. While on foot patrol, officers found the door of a building unlocked. Police secured and locked the building.
2:11 p.m. Medical. 10th Avenue SE. Police were dispatched to an unconscious female with low blood sugar. She was awakened when police buzzed into her apartment. Female was transported to the hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance.
7:31 a.m. Speed trailer. Minnesota Street W./6th Avenue NW. A speed trailer was placed on the intersection of Minnesota Street and 6th Avenue for eastbound traffic.
9:02 p.m. Hazard. CR 133/CR 75. During a severe thunderstorm, a traffic sign was blown into the middle of the left-hand turn lane. The hazard was removed by maintenance.
1:16 a.m. Vehicle violation. CR 75/Old Hwy. 52. Police stopped a vehicle with an expired registration. The passenger translated as the driver did not speak English. The driver was suspended for expired tabs and no proof of insurance.
3:22 p.m. Domestic disturbance. Hackberry Drive. Police responded to a call from a female who stated her mother was heavily intoxicated. When authorities arrived, they found the mother lying in bed. She admitted to drinking and advised her daughter to take shelter at a friend’s home for the evening.
5:26 a.m. 911. Old Hwy. 52. Police responded to a 911 call. When they made contact with the male party, he stated he had accidentally dialed the number and no emergency was occurring.
1:22 p.m. Welfare check. 1st Avenue NW. Police did a welfare check on a male who had not been heard from since July 3. Authorities forced entry to find the male lying in bed, stating everything was fine.
6:58 a.m. Alarm. Minnesota Street E. Police responded to a report of an alarm. Employees at the building stated they had entered the wrong code to turn the alarm off. No further action was taken.
10:32 p.m. Safety concern. CR 75/Northland Drive. Police investigated a vehicle which was parked on the side of the road with its four-way flashers on. The male driver of the vehicle stated he was waiting for a tow truck. Police stayed with the driver and vehicle while waiting for the tow truck. The vehicle was successfully towed.
9:28 p.m. Medical. College Avenue N. Police observed a male walking into a light post and subsequently falling down onto the sidewalk. After investigating, authorities found the male to be heavily intoxicated. He was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital where hospital staff took custody.
5:51 p.m. Medical. 3rd Avenue SE. Police responded to a medical emergency regarding a female having a seizure. Upon arrival, authorities found the disabled female in the care of a caregiver. The patient was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital for further assistance.
11:02 hours. Fleeing suspect. 8th Avenue N. St. Joseph Police assisted Waite Park authorities in attempting to locate a fleeing suspect.
1:06 a.m. Suspicious activity. Baker Street E. Police were dispatched after receiving a call from a female complainant of rattling outside her window. Upon arrival, the female told authorities there was also a shadow outside her window. Police looked outside and cleared the area.
11:03 p.m. Speeding violation. College Avenue S./Baker Street E. Police observed a vehicle traveling approximately 40 mph in a 30-mph zone. The vehicle was stopped, and the driver was issued a speeding citation.