Newport police reports for Oct. 10:Criminal activity in Newport.
By: Scott Wente, South Washington County Bulletin
Police were called Sept. 30 to a home in the 600 block of Fifth Avenue on a report of suspicious activity at a vacant house. Officers found two juvenile males in the residence. They were questioned and told to stay out of the home.
A 23-year-old Hugo man was cited for possessing drug paraphernalia after police found in him in a vehicle shortly before 7:30 a.m. Sept. 28 in the 100 block of 10th Street. The man had two glass pipes and other objects used to smoke marijuana.
Newport police were sent shortly after midnight Sept. 30 to the Red Rock Saloon, 374 21st St., on a report of a fight. A Newport woman who was heavily intoxicated said she was attacked by two women. A Prior Lane man said he was jumped by five men. The bartender told police, however, that the two alleged victims followed the others out of the bar and were the aggressors, according to the police report. No arrests were made.
A Newport man reported Sept. 20 that someone stole a cellphone valued at $150 from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Fifth Avenue.
SuperAmerica, 1624 Hastings Ave., reported a $31 gas drive-off Sept. 20.
A Newport man reported Sept. 21 that someone stole a set of golf clubs from a home in the 1800 block of Barry Drive. The clubs were valued at $225.
SuperAmerica, 1624 Hastings Ave., reported a $32 gas drive-off Sept. 23.
A Newport resident in the 200 block of Third Avenue reported Sept. 29 that someone broke a window on a locked vehicle parked in the driveway and stole items from inside the vehicle.
SuperAmerica, 1624 Hastings Ave., reported Sept. 28 that someone drove off without paying for gas. Police did not release the value of the gas stolen.
Police were called to Courtesy Car Rental of Minnesota, 1412 Hastings Ave., on Sept. 27 on a report of an attempted break-in. Someone tried to break into the garage.