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Staples police

ASSIST — A report at 3:34 p.m. Sunday at the Community Center, 425 Fourth St. N.E., that a child had been separated from her father. The father, of Staples, was playing basketball and forgot one of his six children at the center. He realized the mistake and returned minutes later to get his daughter.

ANIMAL — Paul Lindula, 800 block Kansas Ave. S.W., Friday reported that he is having problems with a neighbor’s cat that keeps coming onto his property and defecating in his vegetable garden. Lindula stated that he has asked the neighbor several times to keep the cat off his property and the neighbor denies it’s his cat that’s the problem. Lindula was given a live trap to catch the cat.

ARREST — Rebecca Thurmer, 24, was arrested at 10:36 p.m. Saturday for second-degree driving while intoxicated on the 100 block of Third Street Northeast.

Crosby police

ARRESTS — Robert Lee Huskisson, 20, Rochester, was arrested April 18 on First Street Southwest for first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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— Compiled by Jennifer Stockinger, Staff Writer. Follow me on Twitter at

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