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Crosby police

OTHER — Officers Sunday responded to a building on First Street Northwest after being dispatched that a male had just jumped out of a second story window. Officers arrived and assisted ambulance personnel at the scene. One person was transported to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center via ambulance.


SUSPICIOUS — A report Friday of a suspicious male with a stick and knife in a nearby field on First Avenue Northeast. Officer made contact with the male and learned he was picking agates. The male did have a small pocket knife he used to get the rocks out. Male was advised and a report generated. All OK.

Little Falls police

ARREST — Zachary Barthel, 24, was arrested Tuesday on Riverwood Drive for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and second-degree driving under the influence.

DISPUTES — A report Monday on the 700 block of Fifth Street Southwest of a male who was locked out of the house and his wife would not let him in.

A report Monday that the complainant stated a man got upset because she wanted to look at his phone. She said he then punched the TV in their room and left on foot.

FIRE — The Little Falls Fire Department Friday responded to a possible furnace fire on the 800 block of Highway Avenue. There was no fire and the furnace malfuctioned.

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