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8:30 a.m. 1st Street NE. Juvenile complaint. A report was made regarding three young kids hanging around in the park. An officer was able to locate them hiding in the trees. They attempted to deny knowing their addresses or phone numbers for their parents. During transport to school, the students did admit to attempting to skip school. The officer left the kids in the care of the principal and spoke with their parents.
2:15 p.m. Riverside Avenue. Animal complaint. A report was made regarding a possible injured bird. Officers arrived and found the bird had an injured leg with a tag on it. They contacted the owner who stated he would come and take the bird.
2:26 p.m. No pay. Riverside Avenue. An adult female put gas into her vehicle and left the store without paying. An officer was able to contact her and she stated she forgot to pay for the gas. The female returned to the store and paid.
3:10 p.m. Suspicious item. Roberts Road. A report was made from an anonymous caller that a marijuana plant was planted off a path. An officer went to the area and located a male and female who appeared to be under the influence. They both denied the plant was theirs but admitted to smoking marijuana. Officers confiscated their small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia. The male was issued a citation and released. The plant was destroyed.
3:16 p.m. Stalled vehicle. Hwy. 15. While on patrol, an officer saw a stalled vehicle on the side of the road. The officer provided safety lights until the vehicle was towed away.
5:45 p.m. Domestic. 2nd Street South. A report was made regarding a juvenile male and female sitting in a vehicle hitting and yelling at each other. An officer arrived and spoke to both parties. They admitted to arguing but denied anything physical. The parents were called and notified of the incident and they were released.
6:37 p.m. Suspicious activity. 3rd Avenue N. A report was made regarding a vehicle coming to an abrupt stop, parking and two juvenile males leaving on foot. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the males and the vehicle was parked legally.
11:21 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. 3rd Avenue N. While on patrol, an officer located a vehicle parked behind the school with a female in the front seat and a male in the back. They both stated they were just talking. They were asked to leave the property and did without incident.
10:59 a.m. Vehicle vandalism. Bechtold Drive. A report was made that three to four eggs were thrown at a vehicle sometime overnight.
1:32 p.m. Vehicle vandalism. 4th Street N. A report was made that two eggs were thrown at a vehicle sometime overnight. This incident resulted in paint damage.
1:52 p.m. Vehicle vandalism. Hi-Vu Drive. A report was made that a car’s rear window was broken sometime during the overnight.
11:46 p.m. Loud noise. Roberts Road. A complaint was made regarding loud noises coming from a residence. An officer arrived and spoke to the resident who was having a party. Eventually, the owner agreed to keep the noise down.
11:23 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 120. A vehicle was witnessed with items hanging from the rearview mirror. The driver was found to not carry a driver’s license. The vehicle was parked; he was issued a citation and released.
1:34 p.m. Traffic stop. Benton Drive. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 45 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver stated she was unaware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
8:27 p.m. Fight. CR 120. A report was made of four juvenile males fighting in a parking lot. Officers arrived and found the boys running. Officers activated their lights and the males stopped. They stated they were all brothers and admitted to fighting but only playing. No one had any injuries and they were sent home for the night.
1:17 a.m. Welfare check. CR 120. While on patrol, an officer located a female lying on the side of the road. The female stated she was in pain and upset but refused medical treatment. The female appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance and was not able to care for herself. She was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.