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8:49 a.m. Traffic stop. CR 75 and 20th Avenue SE. While driving south on College Avenue N., an officer spotted a vehicle coming around the corner traveling at what appeared to be faster then the posted 30-mph speed limit. The officer captured the suspected vehicle’s speed at 45 mph. The driver was the registered owner of the vehicle but her license had been revoked. She admitted to it and did not have proof of insurance. She was cited for driving with a revoked license and no insurance with a verbal warning for speed.
11:19 a.m. City ordinance violation. 1414 Minnesota St. E. An officer observed the snow had not been removed as required by city ordinance. The snow had stopped two days prior. A warning tag was placed on the door of the house.
3:13 p.m. Distracted driving. CR 75 and CR 133. While driving west on CR 75 near Ridgewood Road, an officer saw a woman holding up her phone and looking at it while driving. The vehicle was stopped and the driver said she was using Pandora. A citation for distracted driving was issued.
5:14 a.m. Expired registration. CR 75 and Second Avenue NW. An officer spotted a vehicle that had expired plates at the red light on College Avenue. A computer check confirmed the plates expired in February 2017. When the officer pulled over the vehicle, the driver said it was a company vehicle. A citation was issued for expired registration.