The Princeton Police Department received the following calls July 14-21, 2014. The listed times are when the reports were received and not necessarily when any incidents occurred. Compiled by Joel Stottrup.
Monday, July 14
3:32 p.m. Disturbance at apartment.
7:50 p.m. Sighting of a black bear in area of Highway 95 and Rum River Drive N. Campers upriver notified.
7:54 p.m. Officer removed large sections of carpet that was in traffic lane of northbound Highway 169 obstructing traffic.
Tuesday, July 15
1:33 a.m. Stopped driver for taillight out. Located marijuana, pills and handgun on juvenile male who had no Minnesota driver’s license. Juvenile released to mother. Charges to be sent in long form complaint.
7:49 a.m. Complaint of black Lab dog being aggressive toward someone and their dog who were out for a walk. Officer spoke to owner of subject dog, who said the dog jumped fence enclosure and can sometimes be aggressive toward other animals but not people.
8:17 a.m. Complaint of semi-truck “all over the road” west of city. Officer located truck at roundabout and stopped it at Shooter’s Bar about three miles east of Princeton. Officer found inconsistencies in trucker’s log book and told trucker to stay there until State Trooper arrived, as officer had to leave for emergency call in city. Police said the trucker did not wait and was later located in North Branch. Citation to be given to driver.
8:27 a.m. Disturbance. Officer mediated mother-son verbal dispute.
7:23 p.m. Report of an approximately six-pound, age 4, jet-black cat lost from The Oaks apartments.
Wednesday, July 16
7:36 a.m. Report of someone camping at Riebe Park. Told person of city rule of no camping at the park. Officer offered to assist person who was having some personal issues.
8:23 a.m. Contacted woman who hadn’t paid for fuel at Holiday and she said she had forgotten and would return to pay.
Friday, July 18
12:33 a.m. Report of two males in dark clothing tampering with yard decorations and bird feeder. Males ran off when confronted.
9:57 a.m. Disturbance – Advised male and female.
3:24 p.m. Fraud-forgery-scam reported.
3:41 p.m. Report of violation of order for protection. Princeton police with assistance from deputies in Sherburne and Mille Lacs County and the State Patrol talked a male into coming out of home 204 6th Ave. S. Male, 43, arrested and taken to jail.
5:20 p.m. Suspicious activity reported on 300 block of Rum River Drive N.
7:11 p.m. Attempted theft of golf cart.
Saturday, July 19
4:49 a.m. Suspicious activity – Officer checked license plate of car being driven past and determined plate was stolen.
8:47 a.m. Report of possible homeless person spending time behind Princeton Health & Fitness, and leaving debris behind.
10:50 a.m. Advised door-to-door solicitor to cease soliciting until obtaining proper permit.
8:51 p.m. Disturbance – Transported extremely intoxicated male who was reported causing problems to St. Cloud detox.
9:21 p.m. One male and one female, both 19, cited for underage consumption.
9:27 p.m. Report of stolen golf cart.
11:27 p.m. Arrested Delaina Marie Johnson, 21, for probable cause DWI. Charges pending blood test.
Sunday, July 20
12:55 a.m. Report of large disturbance in Foreston. Princeton officer assisted other officers in responding.
2:09 a.m. Observed passenger riding on top of car trunk while car was moving through parking lot. Stopped vehicle and advised driver regarding careless driving and dangerous behavior.
2:51 a.m. Complaint of vehicle going over fog and center lines. Arrested Megan Faye Payne, 30, on probable cause DWI. Additional charges for driving after revocation, open bottle, no proof of insurance and seat belt violation.
2:39 p.m. Report of naked toddler running down street. Toddler returned to parent.
6:21 p.m. Report of plants knocked over.
8:52 p.m. Report of stray pit bull with no collar.
10:50 p.m. Disturbance reported. Parties separated for the night.