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Newport police briefs

Property damage

A Newport woman reported Feb. 13 that someone damaged a vehicle parked in the 1400 block of 10th Avenue. A window was broken. Damage estimated at $150.

Boyd's Motel, 1700 Hastings Ave., reported damage to property in one of the motel rooms Feb. 2. A door was kicked in and a window was broken. Damage: $500.


Super America gas station, 1624 Hastings Ave., reported Feb. 7 that someone passed two bad checks.


Police were called Feb. 4 to an apartment in the 600 block of 7th Avenue on a reported burglary. The refrigerator and dryer had been removed.


A 33-year-old St. Paul Park man was cited Feb. 12 for trespassing after police located him in a parked vehicle in the Newport Cemetery shortly before midnight. The man said he was on his way home.

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.

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