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10:34 p.m. Traffic stop. 2-1/2 Street N. An officer observed a vehicle with a defective headlight. The driver received a citation for expired registration and a warning for the defective headlight, no driver’s license in possession and obstructed view due to numerous items on the dashboard of the vehicle.
11:04 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 47 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver was unaware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.
1:03 p.m. Dog complaint. 8th Street NE. A complaint was made of a barking dog inside a rental property. Contact was made with the renter and they were advised of the city’s dog barking policy.
11:10 p.m. Noise complaint.2nd Street S. A call was received of loud music coming from a nearby residence. Contact was made with homeowner who agreed to turn down the music.
11:38 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. A vehicle was witnessed with expired registration. The driver was issued a citation for the expired registration and released.
6:18 p.m. Vandalism. Scenic Drive S. A complaint was made sometime between 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday a vehicle had received a broken rear passenger light.
7:24 p.m. Theft. Walmart. A woman was witnessed walking past an empty register with a shopping cart full of unpaid merchandise. The woman said she was on her phone and was distracted and forgot to pay. An employee said she had done something similar the week before. She was issued a citation and released.
1:24 a.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was witnessed with a defective headlight. The driver was aware of it and said it had just happened. She received a verbal warning. No further action taken.
4:23 p.m.2nd Street S. Vehicle assist. Officer provided flashing safety lights for stalled vehicle until the vehicle could get moved to a safe place.
5:43 p.m. Vandalism. Tennessee Drive. A complaint was made someone threw some sort of chemical substance or bird droppings on her windows at her residence. Officer observed the substance and confirmed it was bird droppings. The officer explained this is a common occurrence and can be cleaned off.
2:21 a.m. Traffic stop. Hwy 15. A vehicle was stopped for displaying expired registration. The driver was aware of the violation and was waiting for her tabs to arrive in the mail. No further action taken.
12:55 p.m. Vehicle assist. CR 120. While on patrol, an officer noticed a stalled vehicle in the traffic lane. The officer provided flashing safety lights until a tow truck arrived on the scene and removed the vehicle.
2:34 p.m. Burning compliant. Lawrence Circle. A report was made someone was burning grass clippings. Officer advised the homeowner he cannot burn grass clippings. The homeowner stated he would put out the fire.
3:20 p.m. Vehicle assist. Benton Drive N. While on patrol, an officer observed an occupied vehicle that was stalled in an unsafe spot. The officer helped the driver push the car to the curb and provided flashing safety lights until a tow truck arrived.