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10:50 p.m. Bar check. Minnesota Street W. Police carded everyone at a local bar, finding no violations.
1:47 p.m. Medical. Birch Street W. A 66-year-old male was complaining of shortness of breath. A police officer administered oxygen until the fire department and paramedics arrive. The male was transported to a hospital by ambulance.
11:10 p.m. Burglary. Baker Street E. A 23-year-old female called police, believing her home had been burglarized. Police checked the apartment but found no one inside. The back sliding door was open about 1 foot. Nothing was missing or broken but some things were moved around and the fridge and cabinets were open.
1:57 a.m. Noise complaint. 2nd Avenue NW. Police arrived in the area after being called and found loud music coming from a residence. Three males were in the backyard, and stated they lived at the residence. They were asked to turn the music down and complied.
10:54 p.m. Traffic stop. Saukview Drive. An officer stopped a 27-year-old male driver. The registered owner had an active warrant, but the driver was not the registered owner.
6:45 a.m. Alarm. Elm Street E. Police arrived and checked all windows and doors. Nothing was disturbed. No vehicles were in the parking lot.
11:13 p.m. Fireworks complaint. Old Highway 52. Fireworks were observed, but upon arrival of the police, the approximately 300 people involved scattered.
12:13 a.m. Minor consumption. College Avenue N. An officer spotted three females walking through a parking lot, with two of them drinking from water bottles with brown liquid inside. The females attempted to turn around and walk the other way upon noticing the officer. They were stopped. All were under 21 and admitted to drinking.
2:41 p.m. Gas leak. Minnesota Street E. An employee stated a gas line broke inside of the business. Neighboring establishments were asked to clear their buildings, until the fire department gave the all clear.
7:27 a.m. Community outreach. Jade Road W. Chief Klein met with students, faculty and staff on the first day of school at Kennedy Community School. Everything was all right.
6:09 p.m. Fraud. College Avenue N. A 17-year-old female stated she received a call from a man identifying himself as ‘Kevin,’ who said she had won a scholarship and began to ask for personal information, and made a lewd comment. She hung up the phone without giving any information.
8 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 133/CR 75. An officer observed a vehicle exit Coborn’s parking lot and head north on CR 133, then make an illegal u-turn. The vehicle had to stop in traffic, back up and reposition to complete the turn and head south on CR 133. The 23-year-old male driver was stopped and cited.
12:56 a.m. Traffic hazard. 2nd Avenue NW/Birch Street W. A neon sign was in the middle of the road. The officer cleaned up the glass.
4:51 a.m. Theft. Baker Street E. a 34-year-old male said sometime overnight or early in the morning someone entered his vehicle and went through the glove box and center arm rest. The only thing believed to be taken was a lunch box. The vehicle was unlocked and undamaged. A second vehicle the man owned was also rifled through, but nothing was taken.