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2:06 a.m. Assault. Evergreen Drive. An emergency call was placed stating a male had pulled a knife on several employees of a business. Officers arrived and the male was placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail without incident.
11:59 p.m. Traffic stop. Division Street W. A driver was witnessed looking at his phone and swerving into another lane of traffic. The driver stated his phone was not a distraction. He was issued a citation and released.
3:25 p.m. Theft. Walmart. A female was witnessed attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise. She was eventually detained and denied the theft. The female was placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail without further incident.
11:36 p.m. Dog complaint. Victory Loop. A complaint was made regarding a dog that had been barking for a period of time. Officers contacted the homeowner and he gave officers permission to enter his home and put the dog inside.
6:59 p.m. Domestic. 3rd Street E. An emergency call was placed stating a female had sprayed mace in the residence and had cut a tire of a family member’s vehicle. After calming down, the female eventually admitted to the assault and destroying the property. Family members did not want any charges pressed. Officers provided the family with information of where they can receive help.
10:42 p.m. DWI. 4th Avenue N., Waite Park. While on Toward Zero Deaths patrol, an officer witnessed two males pushing and yelling at each other. When the officer started making contact, one male attempted to leave in his vehicle. The officer detected the odor of alcoholic beverages on the driver. The driver failed roadside sobriety testing and was placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail without incident.
12:06 a.m. Domestic. 11th Avenue E. A report was made regarding a male and female arguing and throwing items in a residence. Officers arrived and both parties stated the argument was only verbal and they did not need officer assistance.
4:29 a.m. Welfare check/agency assist. 321st Street. A report was made regarding a male lying in the middle of the road. An officer arrived and was able to wake the intoxicated male. He was unable to explain why he was lying in the road and could not find someone to care for him. He was transported to detox and left in their care.