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11:55 p.m. Shoplifting. Pinecone Road. Officers were dispatched to a shoplifter that was in custody of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy at a business. The deputy witnessed store employees trying to stop an individual and assisted. Officers arrived on scene and took custody of the shoplifter and transported them home, cited and trespassed from the business.
11:30 a.m. Missing items. Seventh St. N. The school resource officer was notified of missing personal items from one of the locker rooms. Working with school staff and the parents of a student, the missing items were returned to the school. The student in possession of the items was issued a citation for theft.
7:15 a.m. Stalled vehicle. Second Street S. An officer witnessed a vehicle that was stalled in the road. The officer assisted the owner to push the vehicle out of the roadway. The officer waited on scene for safety until a tow arrived.
9:05 a.m. Dumping. Seventh Street N. An officer witnessed a vehicle with an unsecured load. When the officer caught up to the vehicle the driver was throwing rolls of carpet into a residential dumpster. The driver gave multiple false answers to the officer before finally admitting to dumping the carpet. The officer cited the individual for driving after revocation and for illegal dumping.
1:30 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue S. An officer witnessed a vehicle traveling faster than the limit. The officer stopped the vehicle and found that the driver had an out-of-date license and expired insurance. The officer issued a citation for the speed and gave a verbal warning to the driver about the license and no proof of insurance.
10:50 a.m. Arrest and detain order. 2½ Street N. Officers were sent to locate an individual on probation. The officers located the individual and took him into custody without incident. The individual was transported to Stearns County Jail.
1:20 a.m. Domestic. Pheasant Crest Loop. Officers were dispatched to a verbal domestic at a residence. Officers found both individuals calm. The individuals told officers that they had previously had an argument and that the argument was over, and they were planning on going to bed. Officers advised them that there were better ways of solving relationship disagreements.