The following incidents were reported to the Princeton Police Department between July 15-22. The times printed are when a complaint was received, not necessarily when it occurred. The report was compiled by Jeff Hage.
Monday, July 15
12:45 a.m. A woman returned to her former residence in the 1200 block of 15th Avenue North and was pounding on a window. She told officers her ex-husband had a female friend over for the night and she didn’t like what was going on.
5:10 p.m. Assisted Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department in searching for a person in the 1400 block of Third Street South.
7:30 p.m. Took a complaint of a vehicle speeding in Riverside Park followed by parking on the grass.
Tuesday, July 16
4:31 a.m. Medical response at Plastic Products. A male cut his finger and was not alert. Male was taken to the hospital.
8 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported in the parking lot of a Princeton business. The owner was contacted and told the officer that she was parking in the lot and walking to her place of business to get exercise. The suspect was told to park in the lot of her own employer.
3:34 p.m. An iPod was found on West Branch Street.
4:05 p.m. Dogs classified as dangerous were running loose in the 600 block of 11th Street North.
5:18 p.m. Officer stood by at an address in the 1200 block of Pine Lane North where a Sherburne County investigator executed a search warrant.
Wednesday, July 17
4:55 a.m. Assisted the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department with a report of a vehicle hitting a bear on Highway 169 near mile marker 183.
5:09 p.m. Responded to a minor accident in the 900 block of Rum River Drive South.
5:22 p.m. Assisted the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department with a medical in the 600 block of First Street.
8:13 p.m. Medical response in the 600 block of Fifth Avenue North involving a 1-1/2-year-old.
11:19 p.m. Responded to an altercation between juveniles in the 600 block of Rum River Drive South.
Thursday, July 18
7:05 a.m. A former owner of a foreclosed house reported a garage door being kicked in at the residence in the 1500 block of 12th Street. North.
7:47 a.m. Medical response in the 600 block of Eighth Street North.
11 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported in the 1300 block of Seventh Street North.
Friday, July 19
3:54 a.m. A vehicle was pulled over on Highway 169 and Highway 95 for having a headlight out. Smell of marijuana detected in the vehicle. A 20-year-old male was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
11:24 a.m. Bremer Bank reported that two Princeton businesses took in counterfeit currency.
2:46 p.m. A hit-and-run accident was reported in front of the laundromat in the 700 block of South Rum River Drive.
Saturday, July 20
12:18 a.m. A vehicle was stopped for driving without headlights on First Street and Ninth Avenue. Kay Lynn Mains, 40, was arrested for DWI.
10:35 a.m. Someone went through the parking lot of the AmericInn and messed with windshield wipers and side view mirrors. No damage reported.
2 p.m. Assisted Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department with a disturbance on Baxter Road.
2:48 p.m. Officer observed dark smoke in the 1500 block of 12th Street North. A former owner of a foreclosed home was burning furniture. The suspect was spoken with, and the fire was extinguished.
5:06 p.m. An unattended vehicle was struck in the parking lot of Walmart. Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department checked on a residence of a potential suspect.
Sunday, July 21
12:46 a.m. A vehicle was pulled over for failing to yield after police received a complaint that the vehicle was swerving over the fog line. Paul R. Hagen, 46, was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance, driving after revocation, no proof of insurance, possession of more than 1.4 grams of marijuana in a motor vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to yield and active warrants out of Sterns and Ramsey counties. $300 in cash was forfeited.
4:45 a.m. A loud party was reported in the 600 block of 11th Street North. The homeowner was advised to call it a night.