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Brainerd police

ARRESTS — Neil E. Simonson, 29, was arrested at 9:37 p.m. Wednesday on the 200 block of South Seventh Street for third-degree driving while impaired.

Jared B. Borchert, 25, was arrested at 10:53 a.m. Wednesday on Crow Wing County Road 45 and Thiesse Road, for kidnapping, domestic assault, attempt to evade tax on a motor vehicle and not having a valid Minnesota driver’s license.

Baxter police

FIRE — A report at 6:39 p.m. Wednesday that a juvenile lit things on fire in the bathroom at Berrywood Park, 13199 Berrywood Dr.

Morrison sheriff

SUSPICIOUS — A report at 11:09 p.m. May 11 when an officer was driving west of Upsala and saw a pickup driving behind a church. Two people in the truck were dressed in camouflage shirt and pants, and had camouflage paint on their faces. Officer asked them what they were doing, and they said they were out with some friends from church and were playing a game where they would place Ding Dongs on the roadway to see if they could get vehicles to run them over. The officer told them that it was not a good idea to be putting things on the roadway, and they needed to move on. About six other kids showed up at the church and they were all told to leave.

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

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