Police Report: Week of July 4, 2013

The following incidents were reported to the Princeton Police Department June 24-30, 2013. The listed times are when the calls were made and not necessarily when incidents occurred. Compiled by Joel Stottrup.
Monday, June 24
12:02 a.m. A male 18, cut himself while doing BMX tricks, and refused medical treatment. Male gone when police arrived.
5:43 a.m. Paint sprayed on sidewalk in front of entrance to the high school.
2:12 p.m. Made traffic stop and arrested juvenile male on warrant and for being a runaway. Youth taken to Mille Lacs County jail and then transferred to Lino Lakes.
2:38 p.m. A juvenile male was seen carrying a long pipe and walking between vehicles in the area of Rum River Auto. Police located male with pipe behind library, Id’d the male and advised juvenile of the situation.
4:36 p.m. Graffiti found on wall behind Steven’s Restaurant and Catering building.
11:57 p.m. Holiday reported a patron not paying for $36 in fuel. Officer contacted patron who apparently paid for items inside but forget to pay for fuel, and agreed to make payment over the phone to Holiday.
11:38 p.m. Relayed information to Sherburne County about someone allegedly making threats through Facebook.
Tuesday, June 25
5:12 a.m. Male observed looking into vehicle. Police located male, 25, nearby who said he was checking on female sleeping in vehicle. Police arrested male on felony warrant for burglary out of Mille Lacs and cited the suspect for having a small amount of a marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and took to jail on the warrant. Female told police she was fine.
8:04 a.m. Female reported her credit card was fraudulently used to purchase an iPad online at Best Buy.
10:59 a.m. Camp fire reported to have been burning for an estimated 3-4 days at a residence. Office had homeowner extinguish.
1:10 p.m. Theft of laptop reported.
5:43 p.m. Person reported that two dogs had acted aggressively toward her dog. Owner of the two dogs said they had slipped out of her house. Officer advised owner.
6:23 p.m. Report of theft at Walmart where a male, 16, was detained. Police cited the detained male for misdemeanor theft.
10 p.m. Police checked out carbon monoxide alarm at residence.
10:59 p.m. Arrested woman, 30, for Anoka County warrant and cited her for driving after suspension.
Wednesday, June 26
8:42 a.m. Dispatch reported fire at 801 3rd St. N. Assisted in helping individuals evacuate third floor where alarm going off. Checked the floor and found no smoke and could not locate any fire.
2 p.m. Report of harassment.
3:40 p.m. Report of someone unable to pay for fuel at BP Hofman Oil. Officer Id’d subject who later returned and paid.
4:51 p.m. Male at a business reported that female had slapped him. Officer spoke with female at residence who reported that the male had been harassing her and had placed his hand on her chest.
7:51 p.m. Responded to verbal disturbance on Rum River Drive South. Male said his father had started an argument with him.
9:36 p.m. Burglary reported at 510 6th Ave. N. Damage reported to be $100.
11:25 p.m. Woman reported a man had continually stalked her. Police took statement and arrested a male, 51.
Thursday, June 27
2:04 a.m. While officer was patrolling Mark Park on foot with police dog, the pair located three individuals in the park after hours. A male in the group said he had been puking up blood that night, but refused medical care. Officer advised the trio about the park hours and told them to leave.
3:12 a.m. Report of northbound vehicle in  southbound lane on Highway 169. Unable to locate.
9:30 a.m. Report of wallet stolen in St. Cloud and debit card used at the Walmart in Princeton.
11:30 a.m. Motor vehicle reported taken between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m. Person said they had dropped car off at location with keys inside the vehicle, for someone to pick up. Police filed vehicle as stolen.
12:22 p.m. Holiday reported someone not paying for $15 in fuel. Subject contacted and said it must have been a credit card error and would return to pay.
10:23 p.m. Stopped vehicle for loud muffler and cited driver, a male, 38, for not having proof of insurance.
Friday, June 28
12:19 a.m. Domestic incident reported. Police arrested male, 44, for DWI.
12:27 a.m. Officer spoke with individual about ongoing harassment issues and individual informed officer of where the suspect was parked in vehicle. Police said the suspect is homeless and will be sleeping in vehicle on street.
1:12 a.m. Report of disturbance involving large group of people fighting in street, and an assault. Officers arrived on Fifth Street North and located several individuals. Police cited two males, both 19, for underage consumption. Assault victim didn’t want suspect charged.
9:17 a.m. Juveniles were reported to have damaged downspout at 404 12th Ave. N. while fleeing police.
9:45 a.m. Police had resident put fire out they were using to burn grass.
10:30 a.m. Stolen/washed check used at a business.
14:10 p.m. Woman reported that a male, 25, violated order for protection by driving within a one-block radius of woman’s listed residence. Police arrested the male.
2:57 p.m. Holiday reported theft of $9.20 in fuel.
5:31 p.m. Responded to disturbance call. Unidentified male gone upon arrival.
6:37 p.m. Report of motorcycles being driven in an unsafe way in north end of Princeton. Unable to locate.
11:03 p.m. Arrested male on outstanding felony warrants, took to Mille Lacs County jail and impounded vehicle for safekeeping.
10:12 p.m. Juvenile male reported receiving a “minor scratch” when he got too close to a neighbor’s dog and was bitten in face.
Saturday, June 29
A woman was reported to have been struck by two females. Police said statements would be taken and information forwarded to the county attorney to review for charges.
9:24 a.m. Male asked for an officer to stand by while male’s former business partner retrieved property from business.
9:35 a.m. ATV observed being driven on city streets. Driver said his truck was broken and needed to use ATV to take care of business in city. Officer advised driver of the city ordinance on not driving an ATV on city streets.
2:4 p.m. Sherburne County requested police watch for vehicle involved in theft at Walmart in Elk River.
2:50 p.m. Individuals reported soliciting without permission at business. Suspects left after being confronted by management.
9:19 p.m. Subject left group home without permission.
Sunday, June 30
4:05 P.M. Report of aggressive driving and vehicle going over the center line while heading north of Zimmerman on Highway 169. Unable to locate.
5:54 p.m. Assisted with call about suicidal male. Male taken to Cambridge Hospital.
9:55 p.m. Small bag with crystal substances found on floor under counter. Substance checked positive for methamphetamine.
11:57 p.m. Missing adult returned to group home.

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