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7:02 p.m. Found property. College Avenue N. Waite Park officer gave St. Joseph officer a white iPhone with a Visa card, college ID and Minnesota driver’s license that was attached to the iPhone case. Owner was contacted and she met the officer at the St. Joseph police station. She matched the description on the ID and property was returned to her.
10:14 p.m. Harassment. Minnesota Street W. Officer spoke to both parties involved who stated they are being harassed by each other. Complainant #1 stated her neighbor is spraying perfume outside her door because she knows she is sensitive to it. Complainant #2 says she is being harassed by complainant #1 because of the accusations. Complainant #2 had a can of room air freshener on her person, but stated she was bringing it to her mother’s house and did not spray it at complainant #1’s door. Both were advised of civil possibilities they could attempt to pursue, but nothing at scene warranted charges at the time.
8:38 a.m. Property-damage accident. 12 Avenue SE/Minnesota Street E. Vehicle #1 proceeded northbound on 12th Avenue SE from the stop sign at Minnesota Street E. Vehicle #2 was eastbound on Minnesota Street E. Driver of vehicle #1 did not see vehicle #2 due to sun. Vehicle #2 struck vehicle #1 in the front right tire causing severe damage to both vehicles. No injuries.
7:56 p.m. Theft. College Avenue N. Complainant stated his son was transferring vehicles at Kay’s Kitchen and forgot to put the tailgate up when they drove off. His suitcase fell out the back. He stated when he went back to Kay’s Kitchen, the property was gone. A lady across the street stated she observed someone in a four-door burgundy car occupied by two females pick up the bag and drive off with it.
12:03 a.m. Ordinance violation. Ash Street E. Officer drove by and observed a keg sitting outside the residence with a tapper still attached. Checked and no permit was applied for. Spoke to residents and they stated they did not have a permit. They said they were told they could have one keg per residence and that was all they needed to worry about. Officer gathered tenants names and took possession of the keg and tapper. Citations issued for violation of keg ordinance.
2:45 a.m. Loud music. Old Highway 52. Received loud-music complaint. Officer could hear loud music coming from residence as he approached. Made contact with renter and issued citation for noise violation.
2:35 a.m. Assist officers. Cedarwood Court. Assisted Waite Park Police Department with checking the area around Discovery School for three males dressed in dark clothing that took off on foot. Did not locate anyone in the area.
6:58 a.m. Theft. Dale Street E. Complainant stated someone during the night took his JVC CD radio out of his car that was in the driveway unlocked. Nothing else taken and no damage to the car. Value $100.
2:43 p.m. Traffic stop. Minnesota Street E. Officer ran a random license-plate check on vehicle and it showed the registered owner of the vehicle had a suspended driver’s license. Male driver appeared to match the description on the driver’s license. Stopped vehicle and identified the driver as the owner. He stated he took care of everything and paid all the fees, but did not have any of the paperwork with him to show that he took care of it. He also did not have any proof of insurance on the vehicle. He was issued a citation for driving with suspended license and no proof of insurance.