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3:41 a.m. Suspicious activity. Riverside Avenue. While on patrol an officer witnessed a vehicle pull into the storage area and enter a storage unit. The officer would hear hammering and various other noises coming from the unit. Officers identified the people from the vehicle and found they were breaking apart items for scrapping.
11:04 a.m. Suspicious activity. Seventh Street N. A report was made of a suspicious smell coming from an apartment unit. An officer arrived and could clearly smell the odor of marijuana coming from an apartment. The resident admitted to the marijuana use. The officer confiscated the marijuana and paraphernalia and issued a citation.
1:03 a.m. Suspicious activity. Seventh Street N. A report was made regarding three males by the school taking pictures. Officers spoke with the adults and found they had just moved to the area and were out walking and taking pictures with their costume masks.
10:24 p.m. Animal. 15th Street S. A complaint was made regarding a dog that had been left outside for an extended period of time and had been heard crying for a long time. An officer arrived and watched the dog that seemed to be in good health and was leashed to run between the driveway and a kennel.
10:36 p.m. Traffic stop. Benton Drive N. After checking a vehicle’s registration, it was found the driver had a revoked license and a warrant for his arrest. The driver stated he was unaware of his warrant and revoked license. He was issued a citation and transported to the Stearns County Jail.
9:11 a.m. Agency assist. Riverside Avenue. A probation officer requested the assistance of arresting a male for failing a recent drug test. The male was taken into custody without incident and transported to Stearns County jail.
1:18 p.m. Theft. Pinecone Road. A female entered a store and placed merchandise in her pocket, paid for her gas and then attempted to leave the store with the unpaid merchandise. The female got into her vehicle and fled the property. Officers were able to locate the female and issued her a citation for the theft.
8:22 a.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 56 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver was aware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.
8:37 a.m. Vehicle vandalism. Sixth Avenue North. Sometime during the night, a vehicle was egged.
11:49 a.m. Vandalism. Blackberry Circle. Sometime during the night, a house was egged by three unknown males.
4:07 p.m. Vehicle vandalism. 10th Avenue N. Sometime during the night, a vehicle was egged.
12:07 a.m. Verbal. Sierra Loop. A complaint was made regarding four to five adults arguing in a garage. Officers arrived and found the parties had all apologized and it was only verbal. Officers called a cab and the visiting parties left the residence without incident.
8:29 a.m. Vehicle vandalism. 10th Street N. Sometime during the night a vehicle was egged and written on.
11:22 p.m. Suspicious activity. Pinecone Road. A report was made regarding a male walking down the street with a small child. Officers were unable to locate the male but found a wedding was just ending at a local business.
1:44 p.m. Vehicle theft. Birch Circle. Items were taken from an unlocked vehicle sometime during the night.
3:31 p.m. Vehicle theft. Caitlin Court. Items were taken from an unlocked vehicle sometime during the night.
4:13 p.m. Vehicle theft. Celebration Circle. Items were taken from an unlocked vehicle sometime during the night.
11:43 a.m. Suspicious activity. Highway 15. A report was made regarding a male who struck a young child in the back of a vehicle. Officers were able to locate the vehicle and spoke to the driver as well as the young child. The adult denied ever striking the child and the child also stated nothing happened. There appeared to be no red marks or bruising on the child and she seemed to be very happy.
2:57 p.m. Warrant arrest. Seventh Street N. An arrest warrant was issued for a male. Officers were able to locate him at his residence and he was placed under arrest without incident.