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St. Paul Park police reports for Aug. 28


A Newport man was arrested June 27 on suspicion of fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine and for an outstanding warrant, after he was approached by police at 1:30 a.m. June 27 in the 600 block of Third Street. The suspect dropped a pipe and a bag of methamphetamine while talking to the officer, according to the report.


A St. Paul Park woman called police June 30 to report that someone stole a bike from a home in the 1700 block of 14th Avenue.

SuperAmerica, 545 Summit Ave., reported July 2 that a St. Paul Park woman stole items from the store. The woman was cited for theft.

A Cottage Grove woman reported July 6 that a backpack and purse containing cash were stolen from a vehicle in the 1500 block of Pullman Avenue.

SuperAmerica, 545 Summit Ave., reported a gas drive-off July 12. The store reported another drive-off for $45 on July 13.


A 46-year-old St. Paul Park man was transported to a detox facility in Hastings after police found him riding his bicycle while very intoxicated at about 1:20 a.m. July 5 at Third Street and Seventh Avenue. He refused to identify himself and was cited for obstructing the legal process. He also was ticketed for riding at night without a headlight.

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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