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9:34 a.m. Assault. Baker Street E. After knocking on the door to complete a fire extinguisher inspection in an apartment, the inspector entered the apartment.
When she entered the apartment, she reported a knife thrown at her. The resident said the knife was wedged in the door frame for extra security and the resident said she was in a different room at the time. Others in the apartment confirmed the explanation. The officer suggested for safety reasons not to wedge objects in the door.
11:28 a.m. Theft. Elm Street E. Coborn’s loss control reported an employee theft that took place on or about Oct. 19, 2018. The employee admitted to that theft of $50 and paid it back. The employee also admitted to taking $80-$90 on other dates.
3:12 p.m. Collision. CR 75 and CR 134. When driver two started slowly, driver two collided with the rear of driver one’s vehicle.
12:38 a.m. DWI. CR 75 and Cedar Street E. A driver was arrested on suspicion of DWI and taken to Stearns County Jail.
4:53 p.m. Theft. Iris Lane E. A man reported the theft of his 1997 trailer from his backyard sometime between June 5 and June 10. Later, the man forgot he had loaned the trailer to someone.
1:38 p.m. Vandalism. Birch Street W. A woman reported her house was egged late June 15 or early June 16 and suggested a juvenile suspect to police. The juvenile denied throwing an egg. He was asked to leave the woman’s daughter alone, and he agreed.
7:15 p.m. Vandalism. Dale Street E. An officer noticed a portable toilet at Klinefelter Park was tipped over.
11:39 a.m. Collision. College Avenue S. The Public Works director reported a minor collision between a city owned pickup and a pickup owned by the College of St. Benedict on private property.
5:50 p.m. Warrant arrest. Second Avenue NE. An officer recognized a man on bicycle who was the subject of a warrant. The man told the officer the warrant from Wright County had been taken care, but upon checking, the officer found out it wasn’t. The man was taken to jail.