Police report: week of June 20

The following incidents were reported to the Princeton Police Department between June 10-17. The times printed are when a complaint was received, not necessarily when it occurred. The report was compiled by Jeff Hage.

Monday, June 10
1 p.m. a blue and white 26-inch bike with a black basket was reported stolen while parked in front of the Princeton Mall.
5:03 p.m. Officer took report of drivers abusing handicapped parking spots.
7:57 p.m. Responded to a report of a infant locked in a car at Walmart. Officer and sheriff’s deputy were able to unlock the car.
Tuesday, June 11
12:18 a.m.Assisted Mille Lacs County with an alarm at 6467 100th Ave.
11:43 a.m. Responded to a hold-up alarm at McDonalds. It was a false alarm.
1 p.m. Officers mediated a dispute between parties over potted plants and rose bushes in the 300 block of Rum River Dr. S.
3:03 p.m. An accident with very minor damage was reported on Rum River Dr. at 7th Avenue S.
7:23 p.m. A dog ran across Northland Blvd. and Old Highway 18. The dog ran into a vehicle, causing minor damage to the vehicle.
10:17 p.m. A 40-year-old male was cited for theft after leaving his shift at Walmart with $24.54 in merchandise and failing to pay for it.
Wednesday, June 12
6:34 p.m. A woman reported locking herself out of her home in the 1200 block of Oak Lane. Officer gained entry and opened the door to the home from the inside.
8:21 p.m. Suspicious activity was reported at Pizza Hut, where two males wanted to trade a new laptop computer for food.
Thursday, June 13
3:31 a.m. Responded to an apartment complex on 7th Avenue N. where a suspicious vehicle was driving around parking in various locations. A 15-year-old male and a 15-year-old female were cited for minor consumption. The male driver was also cited for under 21 drinking and driving and a stop sign violation.
7:57 a.m. A case of fraud was reported where $350 in auto parts was charged to a Princeton resident’s credit card.
7:59 a.m. Assisted Sherburne County in getting a semi out of a ditch on Highway 95.
1:36 p.m. Mediated a property dispute involving a digital camera and a SIM card.
8:25 p.m. A 24-year-old male was cited for driving around a barricade set for the parade. The male was also cited for driving with a suspended license.
Friday, June 14
8:09 p.m. Cows were reported loose out behind the new public safety building in the Aero Industrial Park.
11:16 p.m. A 47-year-old male and a 23-year-old male were arrested for domestic assault.
Saturday, June 15
4:01 a.m. A 29-year-old male was arrested for DWI. Response was initiated by a driving complaint. Driver, William M. Ditter, collided with a cement lane barrier which caused his vehicle to be disabled. A loaded handgun was located on the passenger seat. Driver had a concealed carry permit. Gun was impounded for safekeeping because Ditter was going to jail on the DWI charge.
9:47 p.m. Cows were reported loose out behind the new public safety building in the Aero Industrial Park. Officer chased cows back through the fence.
Sunday, June 16
4:14 p.m. Officer received a report that someone was spraying accelerant and lighting it on fire behind Sherburne Bank. Officer found someone was actually grilling.
7:21 p.m. A burglary was reported at 107 8h Avenue S. Burglary is under investigation.

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