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1:32 p.m. Theft. Graceview Loop. A 65-year-old woman discovered a flip-style cell phone was missing from her home, and her phone bill had increased. The phone was valued at $50.
5:53 p.m. Animal bite. 10th Avenue SE. An 81-year-old female was bitten by a city licensed dog, owned by a 53-year-old female. The owner was cooperative, and an officer bandaged the wound on the scene. The owner transported the victim to the hospital, and was advised to quarantine the dog.
12:16 a.m. Traffic stop. 2nd Avenue NW. A vehicle was stopped for driving without lights. A strong odor of alcohol was coming from the vehicle, which had one driver and four passengers inside, all of whom appeared to be under the age of 21. All of the passengers admitted to consuming alcohol, and were administered a blood-alcohol-content test. The driver had a BAC of .000, while the passengers had readings between .078 and .136. All four passengers were issued citations for underage consumption.
12:46 a.m. Traffic stop. Ridgewood Court. An orange SUV was observed by an officer traveling at a high rate of speed on CR 75. Radar showed 64 mph in a 45-mph zone. The driver was stopped, and identified as a 28-year-old male from St. Cloud. A citation was issued.
3:27 p.m. Crash. CR 75/CR2. A vehicle struck a deer while traveling westbound. No injuries.
4:33 p.m. Road hazard. Northland Drive/Iris Lane E. A report was received of a load of rock on the road. An officer placed orange cones around it to warn drivers.
6:39 p.m. Suspicious person. CR 75 E. Police received a report of a male walking near an area business. The 53-year-old male let his dog off the leash near the business, which has dogs in a kennel outside. The man was advised to keep his dog on a leash.
11:02 a.m. Theft. Ridgewood Court. A vehicle which had been sitting outside since Thursday was found to be missing its catalytic converter, and a hacksaw was found nearby. The value of the part is around $350.
1:21 p.m. ATV. 1st Avenue NE. A citizen observed a male, possibly in his 40s, on a blue four-wheeler, driving in a private overflow parking lot. The ATV driver was gone when police arrived.
3:06 a.m. Phone complaint. 10th Avenue SE. An 18-year-old female complained of calls and texts from a 25-year-old male. She had asked him to stop but it continued. Police advised the man to stop the calls.