Cottage Grove police reports for Aug. 7
Recently reported criminal activity in Cottage Grove:
A 30-year-old Alden, Minn., man was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia July 26 in the parking lot of Walmart, 9300 East Point Douglas Road. The officer was on routine patrol after midnight and was going to check the welfare of a man sitting in a vehicle. There was an odor of burnt marijuana in the vehicle, according to the police report.