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Newport police reports for April 24: Suspicious situation, trespassing, domestic, drugs

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Suspicious situation

Newport Elementary School called police April 4 to report that a student threw a BB and hit an eye of a classmate. Staff believed the boy also said he was going to bring his Airsoft BB gun to school. Police talked with the boy’s mother, who said she’d take away his toy guns and check his backpack each morning.


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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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