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Newport police reports for March 6: Assault, theft, threat

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Recent criminal activity reported in Newport:

Assault

A Cottage Grove woman reported to St. Paul Park police Feb. 3 that she had been assaulted by a Cottage Grove man. The case was under investigation.

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Theft

A St. Paul Park man reported Feb. 4 that someone stole two space heaters, a ladder, ice melt, a floor lamp and a shovel from a building in the 300 block of 21st Street. No suspects.

A Newport man reported Feb. 12 that someone had stolen doors from inside a semi-trailer parked at Werner Enterprises, 905 First St. There are no suspects.

A resident of Red Rock Manor, 1421 10th Ave., reported Feb. 12 that prescription medication was taken from an apartment.

Threat

A Newport woman called police Feb. 4 to document a threats case involving her daughter. An 8-year-old boy told her daughter he would shoot her mother with a BB gun if the girl called police on him following an argument they had at Newport Elementary School, according to the report. The issue was being handled by the school.

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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.
(651) 459-7600
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