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4:39 p.m. Driving after revocation. Minnesota Street E. Officer ran random license check and found 33-year-old male driver from St. Cloud, who owned the vehicle, had a revoked driver’s license. Officer stopped and identified the male driver who said he was aware his license had been revoked. Officer advised driver to leave his car as it was parked legally. A valid driver was called to pick owner up. Citation was issued.
2:48 p.m. Medical. 33 Minnesota St. W. A 29-year-old Waite Park female was experiencing chest pain and shortness of breath. Officer administered oxygen until Gold Cross ambulance arrived. Victim refused transportation.
11:57 a.m. Assistance. Minnesota Street W. Officers assisted with traffic for car show run.
10:39 p.m. Underage drinking/driving. CR 75/1st Avenue NE. Officer observed an SUV traveling 44 mph in a 30-mph zone. Two 20-year-old males from St. Cloud were in the vehicle. Driver was given sobriety test due to blood-shot eyes and strong odor of alcohol coming from vehicle. Driver blew a .019 breathalyzer test. Passenger blew a .110 test. While stopped, officer observed green leafy substance on back seat. Driver admitted it belonged to him. Upon vehicle search, open container of alcohol found in back seat within reach of both occupants. Citations issued to driver for underage consumption while driving and possession of substance. Passenger also cited for underage consumption.
7:13 a.m. Medical. Kennedy School on Jade Road. A 12-year-old female was riding her bike to school. While riding she collided with a friend’s bike in front of her and fell on her shoulder. Upon arrival, officers administered ice pack while assessing her. Her parents were contacted, arrived and transported her to a doctor’s office for further evaluation.
6:20 p.m. Suspicious activity. 110 Hill St. W. Male complainant stated male suspect was cutting through people’s yards and when questioned took off running. Complainant also said suspect was trying to get into a neighbor’s house and was detained by him and other neighbors. The 26-year-old St. Cloud suspect said he was going to his friend’s house but no entry was made. Officers tried unsuccessfully to notify owner of the residence that suspect was stating he was trying to enter. No crime occurred. Suspect was released to sober friend who brought him back to suspect’s residence.
2:24 a.m. Noise violation. 405 11th Ave. SE. Officer spoke with owner who turned the music off and agreed to keep voices down. Officer issued verbal warning for noise violation.
4:16 p.m. Agency assist. 606 Minnesota St. E. Officer spoke with 36-year-old St. Joseph female who said she parked her car at Sok’s Wash at 25th and 7th in St. Cloud because it broke down; vehicle was not worth repairing so she was having it towed the next day. She took the radio and anything else of value out before leaving the vehicle. St. Cloud police advised.
8:20 p.m. Animal complaint. 101 10th Ave. SE. Complainant found a female chocolate lab running in the street. Dog had expired rabies tags and a 2010-11 City of St. Joseph dog license. Could not find records that far back. Dog was transported to Becky’s Bed and Biscuit and dropped off. Becky was notified.