Phone scam reportedPublished 9:48am Friday, May 31, 2013
Car tampered with
A 2005 Chevy Impala was reported rummaged through at 5:27 p.m. Thursday at 85483 South Island Circle, Hollandale, according to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office.
Phone scam reported
An Albert Lea man reported a phone scam to police at 9:50 a.m. Thursday. According to police, a woman had called pretending to be his granddaughter and asked for $1,450 in bail money.
Lights reported stolen
Solar lights were reported stolen from a yard at 902 James Ave., Albert Lea, at 11:38 a.m. Thursday, according to police.
Fire reported at Thorne Crest
A small fire reportedly started at Thorne Crest Retirement Community at 11:31 a.m. Thursday while a resident was cooking. The fire was put out by a staff member at the facility before the Albert Lea Fire Department arrived.
House broken into
A house at 1208 St. Joseph Ave., Albert Lea, was reportedly broken into at 10:56 p.m. Thursday, according to police.
Woman arrested for theft
Albert Lea police arrested Michelle Marie Ahles, 50, for theft from Walmart, 1550 Blake Ave., at 8:44 p.m. Thursday after she allegedly attempted to return items to the store that had not been paid for, reports stated.