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12:24 a.m. Fireworks. Old Hwy 52. After receiving a call, an officer observed a firework go off. The officer monitored the area, but did not see any further fireworks.
12:47 a.m. Intoxicated male. College Avenue N. An officer was called to a male walking in the street, stumbling, and asking for a ride. The officer administered a preliminary breath test, with a result of a .238 BAC. The male was transported to detox.
2:41 a.m. Medical. A male had passed out at home, but was alert. Police monitored him until Gold Cross arrived and transported the male.
1:26 p.m. Found property. A city employee found a car key, fingernail clipper and a plastic trinket on a black strap in a city park. The item was placed in the found property area at the police station.
2:55 p.m. Found property. A city employee found a wallet at a local business. Contact information was in the wallet and the owner was contacted.
9:16 p.m. Found property. Cows were spotted near the city limits. Police assisted sheriff’s deputies in looking for them. The owner was contacted and was on their way.
9:55 a.m. Property damage. A male found the window on the passenger side of his vehicle with a small hole through it. The male opened the door to look for a rock or some other projectile. When he closed the door the window shattered.
11:54 a.m. Accident. CR 75/I-94. An officer responded to a vehicle accident with injuries. The officer provided traffic control until the Minnesota State Patrol arrived.
1:36 a.m. Found property. Baker Street E./7th Avenue E. An officer found a mountain bike on the side of the street with a flat tire. The bike was placed into the city garage as found property.
6:20 p.m. Accident. CR 75. An employee of a local business called, saying an SUV had struck another vehicle, not causing any damage, while patronizing the business. The employee said the driver of the SUV had very yellow eyes and looked and acted impaired. There were also children in the SUV. The SUV had driven off, and police attempted to locate it but could not.