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Police blotter - Jan. 9

Baxter police

ARREST — A 44-year-old woman was arrested at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday on the 13000 block of Kelly Drive for fourth degree assault on a police officer and obstructing with force.

Brainerd police

SUSPICIOUS — A report at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday of a male walking around the area with a hammer near some vehicles on the 500 block of Washington Street. Officers responded and found two young boys digging in a snowbank using a hammer to help them dig.

THEFT — A report at 4:18 p.m. Tuesday of cash stolen on the 700 block of Laurel Street.

Editor’s Note: After receiving feedback from readers, the police blotter will again appear in the printed and online edition of the Brainerd Dispatch and will include felony and gross misdemeanor arrests, thefts, burglaries, vandalism and other calls.

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

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