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8:20 p.m. Assist Waite Park police. 620 Sundial Drive. Office assisted with an alarm at business. Found back gate open and door ajar. Checked inside business and all seemed fine.
5:45 p.m. Shoplifter. 1500 Elm St. E. Report of an adult female who took items without paying for them. She gave a statement to the responding officer. A citation was issued for misdemeanor theft of $10.45.
1:40 a.m. DUI. Mullen Road/CR 133. Officers observed a vehicle traveling eastbound on CR 75 that was throwing sparks. As officers approached the intersection of CR 133, they observed the vehicle was being towed by a tow truck that was all over the road and onto the shoulder several times. Vehicle was stopped and the driver arrested for DUI.
11:30 p.m. Noise complaint. 119 Minnesota St. E. Officer arrived and did not hear any noise coming from the residence, but did hear loud voices when someone left from the residence. Officer spoke with a tenant of the property and advised her of the complaint. He asked her to talk to her guests and have them be quiet when leaving from the residence.
1:45 a.m. Intoxicated male. Gorecki Center, CSB. Assisted St. Ben’s security with an intoxicated male. Security stated male was underage and was identified by his driver’s license. He appeared to be quite intoxicated. Officer could smell the odor of alcohol coming from his person and he was vomiting. Citation issued for underage consumption and he was turned over to a sober friend.
6:40 p.m. Gunshot. Ash Street/College Avenue N. Caller heard what he believed to be one gunshot near this intersection. Officer checked the area and did not see or hear anything odd. Other people in the area also heard the shot.
9:20 p.m. Medical. 37 College Ave. S. Woman took approximately 30 over-the-counter sleeping pills. She was alert and talking when officers arrived and was able to provide information. She stated she was tired. Officer monitored until rescue arrived and she was transported by Gold Cross.
4:30 p.m. Hazard. 26 First Ave. NW. Report of a truck that was stuck on a guidewire and blocking the alley. Officer arrived on the scene and met with the driver who stated the wire was in his blind spot and he got caught in it. A tow truck was able to lift the truck above the wire and remove it without incident.