1 arrested, 2 cited for tampering with vehicles

Published 9:30am Tuesday, February 5, 2013

1 arrested, 2 cited for tampering with vehicles

Police arrested one adult and cited two juveniles for tampering with motor vehicles and theft early this morning after a homeowner reportedly saw three sets of footprints going to vehicles near the intersection of Marie Avenue and Glenn Road.

The footprints, reported at 2:22 a.m., were followed to 604 St. Peter Ave.

Reports stated officers arrested Michael Alexander James Camp, 19, and cited two teenage boys, one 14 and one 17.

Albert Lea Police Department Lt. Jeff Strom said the teenagers reportedly tampered with “numerous” vehicles, opening doors that were unlocked and taking items, including a camera and a watch, among other small items.

Strom advised people to make sure their valuables are out of view in their automobiles and to lock their vehicles.

Men reportedly assaulted

Albert Lea police received a call at 11 p.m. Monday that a man at 425 W. College St. had been assaulted in the alley by three men. The victim reportedly did not identify any other information to police, and no further action was taken.

In a separate incident, a man who had reportedly been assaulted walked into Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill, 290 W. Main St. in Glenville, at 10:23 p.m. Friday, according to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office. The man was taken to the emergency room by off-duty first responders.

Crash reported

An injury traffic crash was reported at 6:11 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Fountain Street and West Avenue, according to police. No other information was available as of press time.