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4:21 p.m. 2nd Street S. Unwanted person. A report was made regarding a suspicious adult male in a business. The employees stated he was loitering in the store and they were uncomfortable with him. An officer arrived and the male made a purchase and left the business without incident.
10:05 p.m. CR 120. Suspicious activity. A report was made regarding lights on and a business door left standing open. An officer arrived and cleared the building. The door was secured and management notified.
10:13 a.m. 2nd Street S. Traffic stop. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 44 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver stated she was aware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
2:52 p.m. 19th Avenue S. Traffic stop. While on patrol, an officer witnessed a vehicle drive around barricades in a closed area. The driver stated she thought she was still able to go through the area. She was issued a citation and released.
10:10 a.m. Pinecone Road. Traffic stop. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 58 mph in a posted 45-mph zone. The driver stated he was not aware of his speed or the speed limit. He was issued a citation and released.
7:50 p.m. Pinecone Park. Property damage. A driving complaint was made regarding a vehicle doing burnouts in the parking lot. An officer checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.
2:41 a.m. Amber Avenue S. Domestic. A complaint was made regarding an intoxicated female attempting to leave a residence in her vehicle. Officers arrived and were able to locate the female. She agreed to leave the residence for the evening and officers waited until a cab came for her. She left the residence without further incident.
3:54 a.m. 3rd Street N. Suspicious vehicle. A report was made regarding a vehicle driving slowly through a neighborhood. An officer located the vehicle and found it to be the paper service.
6:23 p.m. 7th Street N. Intoxicated male. A report was made regarding a possibly intoxicated male throwing items at people. Officers arrived and found the male was from a group home and was agitated with two staff members. The male was able to calm down and left with the staff.
7:59 a.m. LeSauk Drive. Suspicious activity. A report was made regarding a trailer taken from a parking area. An officer was able to locate the trailer in the weeds of an adjacent field.
10:30 a.m. Amber Avenue S. Gun. A report was made regarding a teenage male with a gun pointing it at people. An officer arrived and found the gun was a BB handgun. The male denied pointing it at anyone and stated his mother was out of town for the day. The officer took custody of the handgun until the mother arrived.
8:20 a.m. Northstar Drive. Suspicious vehicle. A report was made regarding a vehicle driving in the neighborhood and possibly taking pictures of open garages. An officer located the vehicle and the driver stated he was using his GPS and not taking pictures. The officer checked the phone and there were no pictures of residences.
9:32 a.m. 15th Street S. Arrest warrant. An arrest warrant was issued for an adult male. The male fled from the residence and was located by a K9 unit. The male was eventually taken into custody and transported to Stearns County Jail.
1:54 p.m. 3rd Street N. Welfare check. Police responded to a welfare check on a man who was having suicidal thoughts. Initial negotiations were unsuccessful. Members of the St. Cloud tactical team and negotiators were called in to assist, and roadways were shutdown temporarily for safety. Negotiators were able to get the male to exit the house without injuries; he was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for evaluation.