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Police Blotter - Nov. 29

Morrison sheriff

ANIMAL — A report Wednesday of a complainant in Motley wanting the sheriff’s office to talk to her neighbor because their dogs are urinating on her Christmas decorations. Officer spoke with neighbor who stated she does not believe her dogs are over there, but believes her neighbor “baits” her dogs by throwing out French fries. Neighbor was advised that either way, her dogs need to stay in her yard.

FIRE — A fire was reported Nov. 22 at the old business the Stop in Cushing. Motley Fire and Scandia Valley fire departments responded. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

A report Nov. 21 of a skid loader on fire in Motley.

Crosby police

PROPERTY DAMAGE? — Officers Sunday responded to a West Main Street business after receiving calls that a male was hitting a hole in the side of the building with a sledge hammer. Officers responded and learned that the male was a construction crew employee who was working on the currently closed store.

ANIMAL — Officers located a small abandoned blue-eyed kitten on Nov. 19 in the alleyway. Animal control was notified, but unavailable. “Kitten kept City Hall employees company for a while and then was adopted by an employee. Awwwwww…”

CALL — Officer received a report Nov. 19 of a child custody dispute that may become more problematic over the Thanksgiving holiday. Details were received and officer generated a report to document situation.

Staples police

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Several reports Nov. 19 of numerous vehicles which had been struck by eggs on Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth streets in northeast Staples. Eggs were also thrown on the south side of the city.

The police department is asking the public for any information regarding the incident to call 218-894-1841.

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

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