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Brainerd police

ARRESTS — A 16-year-old male was arrested at 3:16 p.m. Sunday at Boy’s PORT, 1406 Laurel St., after causing a disturbance. The male was arrested for gross misdemeanor terroristic threats and misdemeanor disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and obstructing legal process.

A 30-year-old woman was arrested at 12:10 p.m. Sunday at 500 League Avenue on a county warrant.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at 1:06 a.m. Sunday for disorderly conduct at the 700 block of Laurel Street.

A 34-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man were arrested at 10:54 p.m. Saturday at the 800 block of Fir Street on county warrants.

DRUG — A report at 10:20 p.m. Saturday of drug information.

THEFT — Shawn Waytashek, 600 James Street, Sunday reported the theft of the Minnesota trailer sticker from his snowmobile.

Laverne Nickels, 900 block Southeast 11th St., Sunday reported the theft of Christmas decorations from her yard.

Marya Halbach, 1600 block of Graydon Avenue, Saturday reported a theft from her vehicle.

Laura Modglin, 2000 block Hillcrest Drive, Saturday reported the theft of a wallet from an unlocked vehicle.

BURGLARY — A burglary was reported at 10:56 a.m. Sunday at the 1200 block of South Seventh Street.

A report at 10:58 a.m. Saturday of an attempted break-in at the 500 block North Eighth Street. The doorknob and frame were damaged.

DISTURBANCE — A disturbance of subjects arguing was reported at 1:21 a.m. Sunday at Laurel and Seventh streets.

A report at 7:25 p.m. Saturday of a 15-year-old female causing a disturbance at South 10th Street.

A report at 2:41 p.m. Saturday of a sexual assault.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Tonya Dwyer, 500 block West College Drive, reported at 10:25 a.m. Saturday that her back window was broken out.

Ryan Menghini reported at 10:29 p.m. Friday running into the overhang on the drive-through at 804 Laurel St.

DRIVING — A report at 8:34 p.m. Friday of a yellow bus with two teenagers on the roof going south on North Eighth Street.

ASSAULT — A report at 8 p.m. Friday of complainant being assaulted by two unknown male subjects.

Baxter police

THEFT — Emily Allegra Sunday reported a theft of personal property from the 7000 block of Woida Road.

Amanda Degeest Sunday reported the theft of a wallet from the 7000 block of Woida Road.

SHOOTING — A report at 9:33 p.m. Saturday of 20 shots fired in the area of the 14000 block of Shoreview Drive over a period of time.

INTOXICATED — A report at 4:46 p.m. Saturday of a male passed out in the bathroom with the door locked at Culver’s, 15222 Dellwood Dr.

ARREST — A 26-year-old woman was arrested at 12:49 a.m. Saturday at Edgewood Drive and Clearwater Road after a traffic stop.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Baxter Parks and Recreation employees made a report at 11:36 a.m. Friday of a broken electrical light box at the Loren Thompson Park, 13015 Kingwood Dr.

Staples police

BURGLARY — A report at 10 p.m. Friday of a possible burglary in progress at the 1500 block Front Street Northeast.

ARREST — A 25-year-old man was arrested at 12:25 a.m. Nov. 30 after a traffic stop at the 800 block of Second Avenue Northeast on a county warrant.

CRASH — A one-vehicle accident was reported at 10:10 p.m. Nov. 28 at Eighth Street Southeast and 490th Street, where a female driver was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

Crow Wing sheriff

BURGLARY — A burglary was reported at 7:43 p.m. Sunday in Merrifield.

THEFT — Lanena West, Merrifield, Sunday reported a theft.

John Klauck, Brainerd, Friday reported the theft of a trailer.

ARRESTS — A 45-year-old woman was arrested at 7:10 p.m. Sunday in Pequot Lakes after a report of a domestic.

A 49-year-old woman was arrested at 3:44 p.m. Sunday at the 1000 block of 13th Avenue Northeast on a county warrant.

A subject was arrested at 4:01 p.m. Saturday on a county warrant for felony burglary. The subject was transported to the Regional Juvenile Center in Lino Lakes by the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

Arrested a 31-year-old man at 4:34 p.m. Friday on a county warrant for probation violation.

A 27-year-old man was arrested at 4:20 p.m. Friday on a county warrant for probation violation.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at 11:32 a.m. Friday on two county warrants.

A 27-year-old woman was arrested at 10:58 p.m. Friday on gross misdemeanor probation violation of check forgery.

A 31-year-old subject was arrested at 10:03 a.m. Friday on a county warrant for felony theft.

ANIMAL — A report at 10:41 p.m. Saturday of three horses in the road in Crosby.

FIRE — Branden Miller at 10:12 a.m. Saturday reported an electrical box file near Pequot Lakes.

DRUG — A report at 3:08 p.m. Friday of a drug investigation.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Deborah Pinke, Aitkin, Friday reported damage to her cabin.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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