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12:45 a.m. Curfew. 2nd Street N. While on patrol, an officer noticed four juvenile males walking. The males stated they were not aware of curfew and they were sleeping over at a friend’s house. The officer transported the boys back to the residence and contacted all guardians regarding the violations.
5:27 p.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 58 mph in a posted 45-mph zone. The driver stated she was aware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
3:58 p.m. Vehicle in ditch. 4th Street N. While on patrol an officer noticed a vehicle in the ditch. The officer assisted the driver in removing the vehicle.
4:04 p.m. Vehicle in ditch. 1st Street S. While on patrol an officer noticed a vehicle in the ditch. The officer assisted the driver in removing the vehicle.
6:32 p.m. CO alarm. 12th Street N. A report was made regarding a residential carbon-monoxide alarm. Officers arrived and did verify. Xcel was contacted.
1:08 p.m. Vehicle assist. Trentwood Drive. A request was made to help a driver unlock his vehicle that did have a small child inside it. An officer arrived and was able to unlock the doors.
7:41 p.m. Snowmobile complaint. 1st Avenue N. Several complaints were made regarding a male riding a snowmobile at a high rate of speed in an alleyway. An officer arrived and was able to locate a male who stated he was driving earlier. He was notified of the city ordinance regarding driving a snowmobile within city limits.
12:40 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 133. A complaint was made regarding a vehicle that still had snow covering three windows and the rear window. An officer was able to locate the vehicle. The driver cleaned off his car without incident.
8:34 p.m. Stalled vehicle. Hwy. 15. A vehicle was stalled. Officer provided safety lights until tow truck arrived.
4:14 p.m. Warrant arrest. 1st Street N. An arrest warrant was issued for an adult male. He was located at a residence and taken into custody without incident.
10:10 p.m. Theft. 11th Avenue N. A report was made regarding an ice auger taken from a garage.
2:34 p.m. Domestic assault. 2nd Street S. An emergency call was placed stating a younger adult male had taken another adult male’s phone and became physical. The younger male was placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail without incident.
7:33 p.m. Welfare check. CR 120. A report was made regarding an adult male standing outside with no shirt, no shoes and wet pants. Officers arrived and he was speaking incoherently and he also refused to tell officers any personal information. He was transported to St. Cloud Hospital.
11:31 p.m. Warrant arrest. Lowell Lane. An arrest warrant was issued for an adult male. He was located and taken into custody without incident.
7:21 a.m. Domestic assault. 7th Street S. An emergency call was placed stating that an adult male and adult female were arguing and it became physical. Officers arrived and found injuries on the female. The male was placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail without incident.
1:59 p.m. Theft. Wal-Mart. An adult female was witnessed attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise. She attempted to deny the theft. She was issued a citation and released.
10:16 p.m. Traffic stop. Hwy. 15. After checking a vehicle’s registration, it was found the driver had an active arrest warrant. He was placed under arrest and taken to Stearns County Jail without incident.
5:08 p.m. Vehicle in ditch. Pinecone Road. While on patrol, an officer found a vehicle stuck in the snow. The officer and driver were able to free the vehicle.
2:39 a.m. Traffic crash with injuries. Co. Rd. 12/Merlin Road. A motorist called in a vehicle in the ditch. They checked the vehicle and found it was on its roof. The occupants were trapped inside and yelling for help. Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Melrose and St. Martin Fire Departments and Melrose Ambulance responded to the crash. The three occupants, a 19-year-old female from Cold Spring, a 20-year-old female from Sartell and a 21-year-old male from Paynesville were extracted and taken to the Melrose hospital by ambulance. One person was later airlifted to the St. Cloud Hospital. The Stearn’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.