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8:58 p.m. Intoxicated person. Minnesota Street W. Individual was lying on the kitchen floor intoxicated. Stated he could not get up. Gave a .18 blood-alcohol content for breathalyzer test. Gold Cross ambulance was dispatched and individual was transported to St. Cloud Hospital.
10:32 a.m. Assist St. Cloud Police Department. 103rd Avenue. Picked up a bike found at 103rd Avenue near I-94. Green 10-speed Kensington bike with a black metal rack on back. Will be placed in evidence.
11:37 a.m. Traffic stop. College Avenue S. Officer was running stationary radar on CSB campus off College Avenue S. Observed a car traveling south at a high rate of speed. Activated radar and received a reading of 45 mph in a 30-mph zone. Stopped vehicle and identified the driver by his Minnesota driver’s license. He admitted to speeding but did not know how fast he was going because he said he was not paying attention. Issued citation for speed.
12:47 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 75/CR 133. Officer observed a driver texting while driving. Stopped vehicle and identified the driver by his Minnesota driver’s license. He admitted he was texting his girlfriend. Citation issued for texting while driving.
6:20 p.m. Suspicious activity. CR 75/CR 133. Complainant stated he was traveling east on CR 75 and his back window shattered. He stated he thought someone shot the window out, however it could have been a rock. He did not hear a gunshot. Officer checked the area and did not locate anything suspicious.
8:09 a.m. Property damage. Second Avenue NW. Sometime overnight a rear window was smashed on a vehicle. The vehicle was left at the business for repairs. Unable to see any item used to break the window. Unknown suspects. Value $500. The owner of the vehicle was advised by the business.
9:26 a.m. Traffic stop. College Avenue S./Minnesota Street. Officer observed a vehicle traveling north on College Avenue S. at what appeared to be a high rate of speed. Activated radar and received a reading of 45 mph in a 30-mph zone. Stopped vehicle and identified driver by her Minnesota driver’s license. Citation was issued for speed.
4:40 p.m. Property damage. Ash Street E. Complainant and her husband were gone camping from Monday until today. Complainant’s neighbor noticed two days ago complainant’s residential window was broken. First pane of glass was broken. Found a small Angry Bird Star Wars toy in the window. Toy is made of rubber and complainant does not believe this would have broken the window, but thought it was suspicious it was placed in there. Wanted incident documented in case of other stuff in the area. Stated kids live in the area and she has no suspects.
1:32 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. CR 3/CR 75. Female was driving in the park with all the windows covered. Stated she was homeless and was cooking soup and moved to get out of the wind. She stated she was fine and was just going to play her guitar. She refused any help from the officers.
5:43 a.m. Found property. Dale Street W. Female called to report a bike along the side of the curb by Daisy A Day Floral. Officers picked it up.
1:29 a.m. Fight. Minnesota Street W. Received a call from CSB security stating there was a fight on the west side of Sal’s. Officers were a half-block away. Pulled up and people took off running in all directions. Located two victims. Both victims said they were punched for no reason. The did not want to pursue the matter any further.
5:59 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 75/Northland Drive. While driving northbound on Northland Drive, officer observed a car traveling south in what appeared to be a high rate of speed. Activated squad radar and the radar gave a clear tone and sound of 44 mph in a 30-mph zone and continued to increase after the radar was locked. When officer approached the vehicle for the traffic stop he asked the driver if he knew why he was stopped. He stated yes and that he was trying to make the light. Citation was issued for speed.
6:45 a.m. CR 75/CR 3. Motor-vehicle crash. A 43-year-old male was driving eastbound on CR 75 when he crossed over into oncoming lanes of traffic and into the ditch on the other side. His vehicle struck two trees and rolled over twice before coming to rest on its roof. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, St. Joseph Police Department, and St. Joseph Fire and Rescue responded. He was treated on scene by St. Joseph Rescue and transported to the St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross ambulance. The accident is under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.