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3:49 a.m. Traffic stop. 6th Street S. A vehicle was witnessed displaying an expired registration. The driver stated he was unaware of the expiration. He was issued a citation and released.
4 p.m. Theft. Walmart. An adult male and female were witnessed attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise. It was found the male had a warrant for his arrest. He was placed under arrest and given citations for drug paraphernalia, trespassing and theft and then transported to Stearns County Jail. The female was issued a citation for theft and released.
1:47 a.m. Suspicious activity. Kings Court. A complaint was made regarding the homeowner hearing noises behind their home. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate anyone.
10:38 a.m. Burglary. 1st Street N. A report was made of a stolen iPad from a home. The home was unlocked at the time and it’s the only item that was taken.
12:42 p.m. Traffic stop. C.R. 1. A vehicle was witnessed displaying an expired registration. The driver stated she was not aware the tabs were expired. She was issued a citation and released.
1:47 p.m. Traffic stop. C.R. 1. After checking a vehicle’s registration, it was found the driver had a suspended license. The driver stated he was not aware of his license status. A citation was issued for driving after suspension and no proof of insurance; the vehicle was towed and the driver was released.
6:54 p.m. Traffic stop. Boulder Drive. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 50 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver stated he was not aware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.
6:23 p.m. Suspicious activity. 5th Street NE. A complaint was made regarding lights on inside a home that was vacant. Officers arrived and made contact with the homeowners who were just moving some more items out of the home.
3:51 p.m. Vehicle in ditch. Pinecone Road. While on patrol, an officer came across a vehicle stuck in the ditch. The driver stated they slid in and were stuck. At this time a truck stopped and offered to pull the vehicle out. Officers stood by with lights.
6:54 p.m. Loud music. McDonald’s. A complaint was made regarding teenagers in the parking lot playing loud music. Officers arrived and they agreed to turn down the music.
8:47 a.m. Vehicle in ditch. Heritage Road. While on patrol, officers came across a vehicle stuck in the ditch. Officers blocked traffic while the tow truck removed the vehicle.
1:13 p.m. Warrant arrest. C.R. 120. While off-duty, an officer recognized a male who had an arrest warrant. On- duty officers arrived and were able to ID the male and transport him to Stearns County Jail without incident.
1:46 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue S. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 43 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver was aware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.
7:59 a.m. Vehicle in ditch. Roberts Road. While on patrol, an officer came across a vehicle in the ditch. Another truck stopped and helped pull the car out while officers provided lights for safety.
10:13 a.m. Suspicious activity. Pine Tree Court. A report was made of suspicious shoe prints outside of a home. The prints went to all basement windows and back to the road.