Garage broken into, guns taken

Published 9:46 am Wednesday, October 31, 2012

An unattached garage was reported broken into at 209 W. Main St. in Clarks Grove at 10:33 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office. A 22-gauge shotgun and 9 mm handgun were reported taken.


Spraypaint reported

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A representative from the Union Pacific Railroad reported spraypainting on a UP train at 8:51 a.m. Tuesday, according to police. Estimated damage is $5,000.


Truck fire reported

A red pickup was reported on fire at 820 Happy Trails Lane at 6:58 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Albert Lea Fire Department. A department spokesman said the driver of the pickup went inside to have coffee and the truck started on fire.


Fire reported

A fire was reported on the back staircase of a duplex, 903 1/2 Bridge Ave., at 10:13 p.m. Tuesday.

An Albert Lea Fire Department spokesman said the fire was contained to a rug and an unknown substance on the staircase.

The incident remains under investigation.


1 cited for shoplifting

Police cited Thomas Nelson Roberts, 58, for shoplifting from Nelson’s Market Place, 1619 W. Main St., at 3:39 p.m. Monday, reports stated.


Radiators taken

Radiators were reported stolen from 29258 Freeborn County Road 45, northeast of Clarks Grove, at 3:11 p.m. Monday, the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office stated.


Car damaged

Damage was reported to a door at 106 E. Main St., Clarks Grove, at 6:07 p.m. Monday, according to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office.


Building damaged

A door was reported kicked in and windows broken at 77972 Freeborn County Road 5, south of Glenville, at 12:20 p.m. Monday, according to the Sheriff’s Office.


Items taken

An iPod and cash were reported stolen from 19275 710th Ave., east of Albert Lea, at 1:41 p.m. Monday, according to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office.


2 arrested after fight

Albert Lea police arrested Benjamin Padilla, 47, on a Goodhue County warrant, disorderly conduct and obstructing after receiving a report of a fight at 327 Winter Ave. at 8:39 p.m. Monday, according to reports. Reinaldo Quesada, 37, was arrested for second-degree assault and terroristic threats, reports stated.