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Newport public safety reports: Warrant arrest; fight over stolen steaks

Warrant arrest

A 36-year-old St. Paul man was arrested at Boyd's Motel, 1700 Hastings Ave., Dec. 28 for Dakota and Ramsey County warrants, attempting to flee on foot and giving a false name to police.


Deputies were called to a disturbance between two Newport women in an apartment complex in the 1600 block of 10th Avenue Dec. 29. The women started fighting when one accused the other's boyfriend of stealing her steaks earlier in the week and demanding $20 in return.


A 64-year-old Hastings man was seen on video stealing several sandwiches from SuperAmerica, 1624 Hastings Ave., Jan. 1. Charges are pending.