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Cottage Grove police reports for Aug. 4


Police were called to a reported fight about 2 a.m. July 19 in the 8700 block of Grospoint Avenue, but determined there was no fight. Instead, two Cottage Grove men, ages 25 and 26, were cited for disorderly conduct. The 26-year-old also was ticketed for offending an officer.

Loud party

A 30-year-old Cottage Grove woman was ticketed for disturbing the peace after police were called at 3:40 a.m. to a loud party at a home in the 8500 block of 75th Street. The woman ticketed was hosting the party.


A Cottage Grove resident called police July 19 to report that two nights earlier, someone cut the screen on a sliding door and entered the home. There were three cartons of cigarettes ($84) and $864 cash stolen.


A 16-year-old Cottage Grove male was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana July 19 at Oakwood Park on Harkness Avenue. A Cottage Grove man is expected to be charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor for providing the teen with wrappers used to smoke marijuana, according to the police department.

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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