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11:04 a.m. Attempted entry. 912 Baker St. E. Property management reported two doorknobs not working and reported what appeared to be pry marks around the handles. Management reported the cost to replace each door is $1,200. Door locks were changed.
11:45 a.m. Possible fraud. First Avenue NE. A woman and her daughter reported receiving a letter from a collection agency demanding payment for a Verizon bill. They don’t have a Verizon account. When the phone number on the letter was called, there was no answer.
7:02 p.m. Collision. College Avenue S. A man at 725 College Ave. S. reported the right front of his car was damaged. The man said there was another vehicle with bumper damage and what appeared to be a piece of his headlight on it. The vehicle owner said she may have hit his car but wasn’t sure. The woman’s husband called and told the man to leave them alone or he would kill them. An officer talked with the woman and she said she did not hit any vehicles and the damage was from a summer collision.
12:06 a.m. Warrant. CR 75 W. An officer noticed a vehicle parked at Millstream Park. The driver was wanted on a Benton County felony warrant. The driver was taken to Stearns County Jail and a passenger was taken to Place of Hope. A vehicle search turned up a marijuana pipe that was confiscated and destroyed.
2:32 p.m. Collision. Ridgewood Road and Pearl Drive. Both drivers were eastbound on Ridgewood Road. The first vehicle attempted to pass the second vehicle while the second vehicle was attempting to turn left onto Pearl Drive. The second vehicle was a front-end loader. A passenger in the first vehicle reported her leg hurt and she was transported to St. Cloud Hospital. The front-end loader driver said his turn signal was on as well as slow-moving vehicle flashers.