Weekend sees several fights

Published 8:59 am Tuesday, October 30, 2012

An ambulance was called to check the eye of a man who got into a scuffle with a bouncer at 12:40 a.m. Sunday at The Nasty Habit, 134 William St. The man was taken to the emergency room. Police attempted to contact the man, but he did not answer, so no further report was made.

Albert Lea police responded to an alleged fight behind Eddie’s Bar at 719 Marshall St. at 2:14 a.m. Sunday. Two men, reports say, were fighting over the subject wanting to drive him. Police gave the person a ride home to Harding Avenue.

A fight was reported at 9:05 p.m. Sunday at 903 Bridge Ave. Police arrived and people had left the site. No report was made.

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Woman arrested for alleged assault

A Freeborn County sheriff’s deputy was flagged down at 12:13 a.m. Friday at the 3-in-1 Restaurant & Bar in Hollandale to respond to glass breaking. Jane Brittany Simpson subsequently was arrested for fifth-degree assault, according to a Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office report.


Woman hit by car

A pedestrian reportedly was struck by a car early Sunday at the corner of Front Street and Madison Avenue.

Nyajuok Ter Dup Wur told police she was hit by a dark sedan with an older, white, male driver. She said the car went southbound on Madison Avenue after striking her.

Her sister walked her back home.


Shoplifter caught, then gets away

A shoplifter was reported in custody of Walmart managers at 1550 Blake Road at 2:50 p.m. Saturday. They called dispatchers back at five minutes later to say the man was released for being “combative.” They told police the man was a Hispanic with a white T-shirt, jeans and arm tattoos who headed north toward Sorenson Road in a silver four-door car with no back plate.

Police were unable to locate the car or the man.


Entry attempted

Criminal damage was reported at 1:35 p.m. Friday at Freeborn Pride Builders, 210 Lakeshore Drive, in Freeborn. According to the Sheriff’s Office, pry marks revealed where entry was attempted.


Van reported on fire

A van was reported on fire at 3:33 p.m. Saturday at 83341 150th St., Glenville.


Students fight

Albert Lea police officers responded at 9:12 a.m. Friday at a fight at Albert Lea High School, 2000 Tiger Lane. Two students were cited.

Police responded at 7:58 a.m. Monday for a report of a fight at ALHS. Three citations were given.

Police cited a student for assault at 8:52 a.m. Monday.


Signs stolen from yard

Political signs were reported taken from a yard at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Plainview Lane at 5:17 p.m. Monday. The signs were reportedly taken sometime over the weekend.


Graffiti reported

The owner of 625 Main St. called Albert Lea police at 8:39 a.m. Friday to report graffiti painted on his building.


Man arrested on warrant

Jason Steven Allen, 30, was arrested Friday at 408 Broadway on a warrant from the Minnesota Department of Corrections.


Kids didn’t bundle up

A boy and girl were reported at 9:35 a.m. Saturday at Hayek Park on Clark Street not wearing jackets. The air temperature at that time was 32 degrees.


Windshield smashed

Albert Lea police responded Saturday to a report of criminal damage at 410 Hawthorne St. Reports say a man smashed a windshield with a club and made threats. Police spoke to the people connected to the incident and no charges were filed.


Police visit party

Police visited the home of a 19-year-old female at 625 16th St. on reports of alleged liquor law violations at 11:44 p.m. Saturday. The police report said there was a party with 15 to 20 minors present. No further information was available.


Water drained from trucks

Someone let the water out of two Ulland Brothers trucks parked near Higbie Gardens. The report was made at 6:05 p.m. Sunday.


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.