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Vehicles, other items reported stolen and other reports

Vehicles, other items reported stolen

A 20-volt weed eater and 20-volt leaf blower was reported stolen at 11:39 a.m. Sunday at 10945 Main St. in Glenville.

A vehicle was reported stolen at 12:55 p.m. Friday at 718 St. Peter Ave.

A 14-foot black hydraulic dump trailer was reported stolen at 12:58 p.m. from the alley behind 714 Madison Ave. 

A lawn mower was reported stolen at 7:05 a.m. Saturday at 604 Columbus Ave. 

A flatbed trailer with two lawn mowers was reported stolen at 7:43 a.m. Sunday at 507 E. Fourth St. The theft occurred overnight Saturday. 


Dumpster fire reported

A dumpster was reported on fire at 1:36 p.m. Saturday at 810 Happy Trails Lane. The fire was put out by the Albert Lea Fire Department. 


1 arrested for disorderly conduct

Police arrested Jeffery Alan Riedmaier, 53, for disorderly conduct at 6:57 p.m. Saturday after receiving a report of a male yelling at drivers to honk their horns and going out into traffic near the intersection of South Broadway and East Main Street.


Shoplifter reported

A shoplifter was reported at 12:19 p.m. Sunday at Walmart, 1550 Blake Ave. 


1 arrested after reported domestic incident

Police arrested Jeremia Michael Roberts, 34, after receiving a report at 9:55 p.m. Sunday of a domestic incident at 406 Frank Hall Drive. 


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