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Police Blotter - Feb. 12

Brainerd police

DRIVING — A report at 10:47 a.m. Friday that the complainant was driving on Washington Street and Fourth Avenue Northeast, where he merged into a lane and another vehicle tried to get around him and went up on the sidewalk. Officers located driver who said she was in the other driver’s blind spot when she was forced on the shoulder.

ARREST — A 49-year-old man was arrested at 5:49 p.m. Friday for fourth-degree assault and disorderly conduct on the 11000 block of State Avenue.

THEFT — A theft of money from customers was reported at 12:11 a.m. Sunday, at O’Neary’s Irish Pub, 305 South Seventh St.

A theft was reported at 4:17 p.m. Friday of a license plate on the 11000 block of State Avenue.

Baxter police

THEFT — A report at 11:32 a.m. Sunday of a stolen boat from a business on 13525 Cypress Drive.

Little Falls police

FIRE — A vehicle fire was reported Sunday on Ninth Street Northeast and 11th Avenue. The vehicle was fully engulfed upon arrival and there was no one around the vehicle. The Little Falls Fire Department extinguished the fire. The fire chief said the rear drive shaft was in the back seat, so they’re only operating with front wheel drive, which may have caused problems with the vehicle due to the deep snow on the roads. The owner later called and said the vehicle must have been stolen.

ARREST — A 20-year-old man and 21-year-old man were arrested Sunday for second-degree burglary of a resident on the 700 block of Sixth Avenue Northwest.

SUSPICIOUS — A report Saturday of two younger males who pulled up in a car and were throwing a knife at the side of the garage on the 100 block of Sixth Street Northeast.

ASSIST — A report Saturday that a male subject was sleeping on the complainant’s couch and later became disorderly when they tried to help him on the 100000 block of 120th Street, Little Falls.

SNOW — A resident on the 600 block of Fifth Avenue Southeast Friday reported that is neighbor was plowing snow into his yard. The complainant had not spoken to the neighbor about the issue and wanted police to advise him to stop.

Staples police

THEFT — A report Feb. 4 of a theft of prescription pills.

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

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