12:47 a.m. Dog complaint. Lowell Lane. A complaint was made regarding two dogs that were left in a parked vehicle and barking. Officers made contact with the owner, and he agreed to bring them into his friend’s residence.
9:40 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Ave S. A vehicle was seen traveling 46 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver stated he was unaware of the speed limit. He was issued a citation and released.
11:07 a.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was seen traveling 58 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver stated he was unaware of the speed limit. He was issued a citation and released.
10:16 p.m. Traffic stop. Hwy. 15. After checking a vehicle’s registration, it was found the registered owner had a revoked license. The driver was aware of the status and could not provide proof of insurance. She was issued a citation for both offenses. The vehicle was towed and she was released.
12:28 a.m. Noise complaint. 7th Avenue S. A complaint was made regarding the loud sounds coming from the above residence. Officers were unable to make contact with the resident.
8:06 a.m. Vehicle in ditch. 1st Street NE. A vehicle slid on the roads and hit a street sign and a guide wire to an electric pole. The city was notified regarding the damage to the sign, and Xcel Energy was contacted regarding the guide-wire damage. The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries to the driver.
10:42 a.m. Found dog. Pinecone Road. A lab was found. The dog was taken to the humane society.
6:37 p.m. Theft. Walmart. A report was made of a female who was witnessed changing the price tags on merchandise. She attempted to leave the store with the unpaid merchandise and admitted to the theft. She was issued a citation and released.
11:02 a.m. Suspicious activity. 7th Street South. A complaint was made regarding footprints around a home. This was the third time that prints had been found leading to basement windows of this home.
9:07 p.m. Prowler. 7th Avenue S. A complaint was made regarding someone looking through a basement window and that the person had run off. Officers arrived and were able to locate a male matching the description. He was placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail.
7:46 a.m. Vehicle in ditch. Heritage Drive. While driving around the roundabout, a vehicle slid and was stuck in the snow bank. Officers and a city-maintenance employee were able to push the vehicle out.
8:53 a.m. Vehicle in ditch. Hwy. 15. While driving, a vehicle slid and was stuck in the ditch. Officers providing traffic control until the vehicle was removed by a towing company.
3:58 p.m. Traffic Stop. Hwy. 15. A vehicle was seend displaying expired tabs. The driver stated that she was unaware of the expired tabs. A citation was issued and she was released.
7:54 p.m. Gas leak. 8th Street N. A complaint was made regarding the odor of gas within a residence. Officers arrived and could not obtain a reading on their monitor. Excel also did not receive any readings.
9:31 p.m. Theft. Walmart. Two females were seen attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise. They admitted to the theft and were issued citations, then released.
11:09 p.m. Traffic stop. Ridge Road. A vehicle was seen traveling 45 mph in a posted 30 mph zone. The driver was not aware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
7:49 a.m. Burglary. Pinecone Road. A report was made regarding items that were taken from a construction site. A lock had been cut sometime during the night. Copper piping and other pieces of equipment were taken.
8:38 a.m. Traffic stop. 10th Avenue N. A complaint was made regarding three teenagers sitting in a car who were possibly smoking marijuana. Upon officers’ arrival, they found that the vehicle was displaying expired tabs. When making contact with the driver, officers detected the strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver admitted to the use and officers searched the vehicle. All individuals were juveniles, and their parents were called to come get them. A citation was given to the driver of the vehicle, and they were all released to their parents.
1:50 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue N. A vehicle was seen traveling 52 mph in a posted 40 mph zone. The driver was aware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.
2:38 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was seen traveling 52 mph in a posted 40 mph zone. The driver stated he was not aware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.