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Newport police reports for June 21

Recent criminal activity reported in Newport:

Protection order violation

A 30-year-old Coon Rapids man was arrested May 27 on suspicion of violating an order for protection after he was seen walking at Seventh Avenue and 12th Street with the woman he was prohibited from seeing. He was booked into the Washington County jail.

Park violation

A police officer cited a South St. Paul man and a St. Paul woman for being in a city park after hours. The officer was on patrol when he found the two in the backseat of a vehicle parked at Loveland Park, 1500 Glen Road, about 1:10 a.m. May 24. They said they knew the park was closed but went there because it would be a “quiet place,” according to the report.


A Newport teen was cited May 28 for possession of a small amount of marijuana at his Second Avenue 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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