Car strikes bus; no one injured

Published 11:49 am Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Albert Lea police cited Kelly Ann Kolodge for failure to yield after a school bus and car crash at the intersection of Sheridan Street and St. Thomas Avenue at 11:24 a.m. Monday.

Police stated there were no injuries.

Eleven students and the bus driver were in the bus at the time of the crash. Kolodge was the driver of the car.

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House break-in reported

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office received a report Monday morning that someone attempted to break into a house at 21785 Scott Ave. The lock on the door was reported broken. The incident reportedly took place sometime last week.


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Two safes with money in them were reported taken from 504 St. Thomas Ave. at 3:57 p.m. Monday, according to Albert Lea police.


4 arrested for shoplifting

Police arrested Peggijo Lynn Stinnet, 26, for shoplifting from Shopko, 2610 Bridge Ave., at 6:32 p.m. Monday, according to Albert Lea police. Reports indicated Tabatha Marie Jones, 22, and Allen Keith Hamilton, 22, were also arrested for aiding and abetting shoplifting.

In a separate incident, police arrested Adrian Vasquez, 19, for shoplifting from Shopko, 2610 Bridge Ave., at 8:16 p.m. Monday.


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The report said they were a heavy-set white man with a black jacket and short hair and a white woman in a white jacket with a turtleneck sweater who was missing front teeth.