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6:15 p.m. Trespass. CR 120. Click here to enter text. Trespass. An officer was dispatched to an individual violating a trespass notice. The individual stated that they forgot about the trespass notice from the business. A citation was issued for the trespass and the trespass was extended for one year.
3:45 p.m. Suspicious smell. Seventh Avenue S. Officers received a complaint of a smell of burned marijuana. Upon arrival the officer noticed the smell of burned marijuana outside the residence. Officers contacted the residents and they admitted to having smoked marijuana recently. The residents voluntarily turned over paraphernalia to the officer.
1:30 a.m. DWI. Pinecone Road. An officer stopped a vehicle for careless driving and noticed the driver showed signs of impairment. Officer conducted field sobriety tests and arrested the driver for DWI. An officer transported the driver to Stearns County Jail.
2:30 a.m. Stolen vehicle. 11th Avenue E. Officers were contacted by Sauk Rapids police that they had stopped a vehicle listed as stolen by a resident. The driver was arrested for the stolen vehicle and the owner was contacted. The owner retrieved the vehicle from Sauk Rapids.
3 p.m. Speeding. Second Street S. An officer witnessed a vehicle travelling at a higher speed than the speed limit. The officer activated radar and recorded the speed of the vehicle. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver admitted he knew the speed limit and that he was travelling faster than the limit. Officer issued citation for his speed and a warning for not having his license in his possession while driving.
5:45 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. CR 120. An officer was dispatched to a call of a vehicle stopped in a suspicious location. The officer met with the owner of the vehicle and discovered the vehicle had broken down and the owner was waiting for a tow. The officer waited with the owner with lights on for safety.
8:45 a.m. Vandalism. Second Street S. An officer received a complaint from a local business about damage to their landscaping and light pole. Officers watched video and see a vehicle, after the business had closed, drive onto the grass and strike the light pole.