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2:10 a.m. Drive off. College Avenue N. A driver pumped $49.97 of fuel into their vehicle and left without paying. After being run, the plate was found to be stolen from St. Cloud on May 28.
10:20 p.m. Drug possession. College Avenue N. A person found marijuana in a local parking lot; it was turned into the police.
10:10 p.m. Alarm. Cedar Street E. Officers arrived on scene to the building being secure. A key-holder was present and said they accidentally set off the alarm.
5:07 a.m. Open door. Minnesota Street E. An officer entered the business and ensured everything was fine. A message was left with the key-holder.
7:28 p.m. Suspicious person. Minnesota Street W. A male was reportedly walking around, scaring people. Police attempted to contact the male and the building manager but there was no answer.
12:45 p.m. Lost property. 19th Avenue NE. A male reported he left his iPad on top of his vehicle before driving away. The iPad is valued at $500.
8:08 p.m. Property damage. 1st Avenue SW. A person reported someone had cut a tree limb off of their tree. Police attempted to contact the manager of the nearby building.
3:21 p.m. Fraud. Schneider Drive. Fraud was reported on a family’s debit card accounts. Someone had charged more than $200 on the internet to their cards.
10:53 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. 19th Avenue NE. A male was found sitting in his car in a vacant parking lot. The male was spoken to, and everything seemed fine.
3:39 p.m. Found property. College Avenue S. A purse was found, and a driver’s license was inside. The person was contacted and came to claim the purse.
6:14 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 75. An officer observed a vehicle run a red light. The driver was stopped and cited.
1:18 a.m. Traffic stop. Birch Street W. An officer observed a moving car with an expired plate. The officer followed the vehicle into a parking lot and stopped the driver.
10:09 a.m. Funeral escort. College Avenue N. An officer escorted a funeral procession from a funeral home to a church.
7:42 p.m. Public urination. College Avenue N. A male was observed leaving a local bar and urinating on the outside of the building. The male was also drinking from an open bottle of beer. The male was cited for both issues.