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2:10 a.m. Traffic stop. 15th Street NE/CR 1. A 16-year-old male was observed driving through a stop sign with no attempt to stop. The male was stopped, and admitted to not seeing the stop sign. The male was cited.
1:20 p.m. Theft. 10th Avenue NE. A resident advised police someone had stolen two bird feeders and a shepherd’s hook.
5:10 p.m. Ambulance assist. 11th Street N. A 76-year-old female was reportedly unresponsive, but breathing. Gold cross arrived for patient care and transport.
2:30 a.m. Suspicious person. 1st Street S. A 34-year-old male was observed crawling underneath a vehicle in a parking lot. When questioned, the male stated he was working on the vehicle for the owner.
10:51 a.m. Animal bite. Garden Brook Drive. A 76-year-old male reported being bitten by a dog on the previous day. The male was walking, and passed a female with a black lab. The dog allegedly lunged at the male and bit him on his arm. The female reportedly walked away from the scene quickly. Police attempted to ascertain the owner of the dog.
8:50 a.m. Found property. 4th Avenue N. A female found a set of two keys along with a key fob. The items were placed into evidence for safekeeping.
3:01 p.m. Warrant arrest. 13th Street Circle. A 29-year-old male was wanted on a warrant by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. Officers arrived and arrested the male, and transported him to the Stearns County Jail.
6:04 a.m. Vehicle theft. N. Benton Drive. A 67-year-old male reported his vehicle stolen from his own parking lot. He had last seen the vehicle around 9:30 p.m. June 3.
3:43 p.m. Parking complaint. Summit Place/18th Street N. A caller reported a camper parked near the intersection for an extended period of time. The caller was concerned about a child or vehicle being struck by traffic, as the camper is difficult to see around. Officers attempted to locate the owner of the camper.
2:41 p.m. Theft. 1st Street S. A person reported someone had written a check from their account, without their permission. The person who had written the check resides in St. Cloud, and the person was advised to report the crime to the St. Cloud Police Department.
5:27 p.m. Ordinance violation. 2nd Street S. A dog was reportedly unleashed in a yard and frightening people walking past. Officers were dispatched, and noted the dog was without a leash and did not have a rabies tag or animal license. Officers attempted to leash the dog, but the dog was uncooperative. Eventually a person who knows the dog came and put it away. The owner was given 10 days to get an animal license for the dog.
1:52 p.m. Hit and run. Peach Drive NE. A female reported her vehicle had been hit at some point yesterday, as white paint was on the bumper. Police checked video surveillance at one Sauk Rapids business the female visited during the time the incident may have occurred, but no one was seen to have hit her vehicle. She was advised to contact the other stores she visited outside of Sauk Rapids to review security footage.