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8:43 a.m. Theft. Schneider Drive. Complainant told police sometime during the night her cars had been gone through. An unknown amount of change was missing and the glove boxes were gone through. Vehicles were unlocked. No suspects. Police advised complainant to keep cars locked and to pass the word on to friends and neighbors.
1:22 a.m. Extra patrol requested. Date Street W. Complainant told police a man she knows is picking her lock and taping her phone. She says he enters her trailer when she’s not there but could not say what he did when inside her residence. She also said she has no proof other than him revving his engine when she says certain things on the phone, but she has never seen him by her residence. She did say she had her car rekeyed because she thought he had her car keys. She says he is an employee of a local locksmith who gave her a ride home when her car was being worked on and he got a copy of her car keys even though she could not provide any proof of this. She says when she calls the phone company he knows she calls and he takes the taping stuff off so there is no proof. Police advised her to call from another phone and said they would provide extra patrol of her residence when she is at work in the evening. She was pleased and said she would call if anything happens.
1:39 p.m. Suspicious act. 1st Avenue SW. Caller stated his storage unit was open. Police met caller who said he had been there on Father’s Day but was sure he closed it. Police investigated and did not see anything out of the ordinary, replaced the cover and advised caller to get a latch system on the unit. May have been caused by wind.
1:04 a.m. Disorderly conduct. College Avenue N. Caller said a male and female were making out on the front step of a house. Caller also said a male was in the bushes masturbating while watching the couple. Police arrived on the scene and observed female on top of male bouncing up and down. No body parts were visibly exposed. Male in bushes ran when police arrived but officers ordered him to stop and return. All parties were intoxicated with no one to take care of them. Witnesses undecided if they wished to give a statement. Both males were transported to the St. Cloud Hospital. The female became disorderly and was placed under arrest.