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Police Blotter - Jan. 8

Crow Wing sheriff

SUSPICIOUS — A report at 1:47 p.m. Monday of an unknown person in a residence on the 20000 block of Division Road in Brainerd.

THEFT — A report at 11:13 a.m. Monday of a theft on the 21000 block of Wallace Avenue in Ironton.

BURGLARY — A report at 8:56 a.m. Monday of a burglary on the 9700 block of Highway 169 in Garrison.

Brainerd police

OTHER — A report at 1:41 p.m. Monday of a chest freezer with its lid on found in a yard on the 700 block of Ninth Avenue Northeast.

THEFT — A report at 11:06 a.m. Monday of a theft on the 200 block of North Eighth Street.

Little Falls police

FIRE — A report at 10:51 p.m. Sunday of a chimney fire on the 1100 block of Riverview Drive. No damages or injuries were reported.

A report at 2:17 p.m. Tuesday of a fire alarm at the middle school, 1000 First Ave. NE. Staff advised officer it was an alarm reset and that the fire department could be canceled.

Crosby police

INTOXICATED — A report Dec. 31 of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance and needing to be removed from a business on Cross Avenue and West Main Street. Officers made contact with an intoxicated male and placed him in a nice warm quiet police car. He was transported home and left with a responsible adult.

SUSPICIOUS — A report at 3:30 a.m. Saturday to a residence on First Street Northwest after receiving a call from the homeowner that they heard someone hitting their outside door. Officer checked and noted the front door was blowing in the wind and hitting the wall. All was “A OK.”

OTHER — Officer Saturday responded to a business on West Main Street after receiving a call that a family was locked out of their vehicle. Officer arrived and learned from the family that their dogs who had originally locked the doors on them, just stepped on the locks again and allowed the family entry back into the vehicle – now that they were carrying food.

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— Compiled by Jennifer Stockinger, staff writer. Follow me on Twitter at

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