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Cottage Grove police reports for April 23: Fire, vandalism, trespassing, theft

Recently reported criminal activity in Cottage Grove:
Underage drinking
A 15-year-old St. Paul Park boy was turned over to his parents after he was found intoxicated March 29 outside a home in the 8000 block of Hemingway Avenue.
 FireFirefighters were called at 9:22 p.m. March 31 to a fire at a home at 8471 Hilo Lane, after the homeowner reported smoke coming from heating vents. There was no major fire damage and no injuries.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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