The following incidents were reported to the Princeton Police Department between Nov. 3 and 11. The listed times are when the reports were made and not necessarily when the incidents occurred. Written by Joel Stottrup.
Sunday, Nov. 3
2:31 a.m. Assisted Mille Lacs County in responding to verbal domestic situation at Highway 95 address. Female reported out of control. Officer found male and female subjects intoxicated, but no assault found. Female agreed to leave for the night.
11:19 p.m. Walmart reported a suspect in multiple thefts at store in past couple weeks for a total loss of more than $447. Charges pending after more follow up.
Monday, Nov. 4
11:47 a.m. Walmart reported theft of product using counterfeit currency and that it has occurred at numerous Walmarts in area. Surveillance shows three unidentifiable subjects – two males and one female.
Tuesday, Nov. 5
9:44 a.m. Report of someone having driven against an extended school bus stop arm at about 8 a.m.
9:56 a.m. Complaint of driver leaving car parked partially on lawn. Owner told officer he had run out of gas and would remove the vehicle within an hour.
10:55 a.m. Report of two dogs running in and out of traffic. Person took the two pit bulls into the U.S. Bank building until they could be impounded. The owner of the dogs called later to pick them up from the vet clinic impound.
11:14 a.m. Female placed on 72-hour medical hold.
4:16 p.m. Report of someone driving against an extended school bus stop arm. License plate number possibly identified.
7:15 p.m. Woman reported losing purse at Coborn’s. The black purse with large buckle contained wallet with credit cards, check book, cell phone, driver’s license and $170.
Wednesday, Nov. 6
5:04 p.m. Complaint of neighbor’s dog barking through the night. Officer promised to follow up as the barking has been an ongoing issue at the location.
Thursday, Nov. 7
8:14 a.m. Federated Co-op reported that sometime after lunch the day before someone attempted to break into vehicle parked in the Co-op’s fenced-in parking area in the downtown.
8:14 a.m. Loose animals reported on city airport runway.
10:37 a.m. Report of attempted break in at chiropractic office at 501 4th St. during the weekend.
1l:37, 11:38 and 11:39 a.m. Left notices at three addresses of violation of zoning ordinance regarding having a junked vehicle.
1:25 p.m. Assisted person who fainted in class at the high school.
6:47 p.m. Report of city resident burning garbage and magazines causing much smoke. Officer lectured resident and explained city ordinance on fires on property.
Friday, Nov. 8
9:59 a.m. Juvenile male out of control, damaging school property at North Elementary. Officer arrived shortly after juvenile’s father arrived and advised.
11:15 a.m. Report of juvenile male in possession of a controlled substance. Locker searched and nothing found. Juvenile admitted talking about it to “look cool.” Juvenile advised.
7:09 p.m. Woman, 31, cited for theft of item at Walmart worth nearly $61.
9:01 p.m. Disturbance reported in which two persons were arguing over yard work. Officer advised both to stay away from each other and take up the issue with the landlord.
Saturday, Nov. 9
8:13 a.m. Miscellaneous tools reported stolen overnight from the bed of a pickup parked in alley for a loss of about $280. The tools included a ratchet set, nail and screws, bit box and more.
9:19 p.m. Report of loud music. Spoke with subject and advised. Report to be sent to Mille Lacs County probation department for review.
Sunday, Nov. 10.
Person fell at Holiday station from being weak. Officer assisted person back to residence.
9:33 p.m. Car observed with no tail lights, just flashers going. Officer advised driver, who was headed from Madre Loca in Princeton to Isanti to return to employer, call for ride and not to operate vehicle at night until equipment repaired.