Multiple thefts, man arrested after escape and other reports

Published 9:15 am Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Man arrested after escaping custody

Albert Lea police arrested Montique Rinaldo Bickham, 18, of Albert Lea for escaping from custody, a felony, after he reportedly led authorities on a foot pursuit Monday night.

Police had brought Bickham into the jail on several Austin warrants earlier in the day.

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He was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea for a reported medical issue later in the evening, and then reportedly ran from the jail staff who took him to the emergency room at 10:12 p.m.


Multiple thefts reported

A plow was reported stolen at 9:15 a.m. Monday from the backyard of 111 Lake Ave.

Medication was reported stolen at 3:17 p.m. Monday from 411 Commercial St.

Albert Lea police received a report at 1:12 p.m. Monday of possible employee theft at 951 W. Plaza St.

Someone reportedly stole groceries valued at $4.98 from Walmart, 1550 Blake Ave., at 7:08 p.m. Friday.


Vending machine, other property damaged

A vehicle was reported damaged at 9:37 a.m. Friday at 73000 220th St., Albert Lea.

A car reportedly knocked down a mailbox at 81594 130th St., Glenville, at 1:07 p.m. Saturday.

Albert Lea police received a report at 9:01 a.m. Friday that the vending machine at Northbridge Mall, 2510 Bridge Ave., was reported broken into the day before.


Gas drive-off reported

A gas drive-off was reported at 11:40 a.m. Sunday at Nelson’s Shell, 122 Bridge Ave. A vehicle reportedly left without paying for $37.25 in gasoline.


Man cited
for disorderly conduct 

Police cited Jonathan James Kluver, 23, for disorderly conduct and open container violation at 1:51 a.m. Saturday at 134 W. William St.


Woman cited for marijuana

Police cited Stephanie Lynn Behrends, 28, for driving after revocation, no insurance and possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle at 6:46 p.m. Monday on the 700 block of Frank Avenue.


Man cited for illegal burning 

Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies cited Douglas Michael Blouin for illegal burning at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at 32522 780th Ave., west of Geneva.


Stop arm violation reported

A school bus stop arm violation was reported at 11:38 a.m. Monday on Freeborn County Road 46 a mile and a half east of Freeborn County Road 30.