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2:11 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. While on patrol, an officer witnessed a vehicle pass on the right shoulder of another vehicle, waiting to turn. The driver was aware of the violation. He was issued a citation and released.
3:47 p.m. Juvenile problem. 4th Avenue N. A complaint was made regarding four juvenile males skateboarding in the roadway and not moving for vehicles. Officers checked the area and were not able to locate the males.
2:34 p.m. Theft. Walmart. An adult female was witnessed attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise. The female admitted to the theft. She was issued a citation and released.
7:09 p.m. Juvenile problem. 8th Avenue N. A report was made regarding a juvenile female and a juvenile male arguing and possibly turning physical. Officers arrived and were able to defuse the situation. Both agreed to stay apart for the evening and stated they needed no further assistance.
6:56 a.m. Hazard. CR 78. While on an unrelated call, an officer noticed a used syringe, with the needle attached, lying on the ground. The officer checked the area and was able to locate more needles; they were all confiscated and disposed of properly.
5:51 p.m. Neighbor dispute. 8th Street N. A report was made regarding a neighbor refusing to leave a residence. Officers arrived and were able to speak with both parties, who agreed to stay away from each other. No further assistance was needed.
1:43 a.m. Traffic stop. 10th Avenue N. While on patrol, an officer witnessed a vehicle traveling at 60 mph in a posted 35-mph zone. The driver stated he was aware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.
4:42 p.m. Suspicious person. 7th Street N. A report was made regarding a male carrying a gun into a residential building. Officers found the male had a carrying license and no action was needed.
2:28 a.m. DWI. 10th Avenue N. A report was made regarding a vehicle swerving erratically on the roadway. Officers located the vehicle and smelled alcoholic on the driver’s breath. The driver did not pass field sobriety testing and was placed under arrest.
7:08 p.m. Theft. Walmart. An adult male was witnessed leaving the store with unpaid merchandise. The male denied the theft. He was issued a citation and released.
12:31 p.m. Suspicious activity. Bechtold Drive. A report was made regarding five unknown males selling items door to door. An officer was able to locate the males and found they were selling raffle tickets. They were told to contact the city before attempting to sell items in the city.
9:02 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 49 mph in a 30-mph zone. The driver stated she wasn’t aware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.