MERRILL POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS
At 10:00 a.m., an officer investigated a report of a fraudulent check which was passed at a business.
At 10:09 p.m., a male turned in a license plate he found lying in the street. It was discovered that this plate had been stolen. The plate was returned to the owner.
At 12:36 a.m., an officer investigated a report of loud music coming from an apartment. It was discovered that the tenant was previously warned for playing loud music in the middle of the night. The female tenant was cited for a noise ordinance violation.
At 11:10 a.m., officers responded to a local clinic for a report of an out-of-control juvenile causing damage inside the clinic. Officers de-escalated the situation.
At 2:19 p.m., an officer investigated a report of shoplifting from a local store.
At 1:17 p.m., a crash was reported in a business parking lot. A crash report was completed.
At 1:55 p.m., a store reported customers were complaining about a male sitting outside their store drinking beer. Contact was made with the man and he was informed he could not possess open intoxicants in public. It was further found the man has three open felony bonds prohibiting him from consuming or possessing intoxicants. He will be summonsed for bail jumping.
At 10:29 a.m., a female reported someone had entered her unlocked vehicle within the last two days. Nothing was reported to be missing.
At 10:31 a.m., an officer investigated the theft of money from an elderly female that occurred within the past three months.
At 1:33 p.m., a female turned over a pocket knife found while cleaning around the exterior of a store.
At 5:01 a.m., officers responded to a residence after a caller reported that a male had entered their residence without permission. The male was located and arrested. The male will be facing charges of criminal trespass to a dwelling and bail jumping.
At 10:15 a.m., officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash. One person received minor injuries in the crash. A male driver was cited for failure to yield right of way from a stop sign.
At 10:27 a.m., an officer was dispatched to a hit-and-run crash where it was reported a vehicle had struck the reporting party’s mailbox, then drove off. The investigation is ongoing.
At 1:34 p.m., an officer investigated a retail theft from a local store. Video of the suspect was obtained and the investigation is ongoing.
At 2:48 p.m., an officer investigated a theft of medication and credit cards. The investigation is ongoing.