1 arrested for drugs and other reports

Published 8:29 pm Thursday, August 30, 2018

1 arrested for drugs

Albert Lea police arrested Fidel Punte-Damian, 29, for felony fifth-degree drug possession during a traffic stop at 9:33 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Ramsey Street. Punte-Damian was also arrested at the scene for having an open container in a motor vehicle and driving after suspension.


Items stolen, damage reported

An engine turbo was reported taken off a truck at 1:04 p.m. Wednesday at 75903 230th St.

A red mountain bike was reported stolen at 9:08 a.m. Wednesday in the downtown area. The incident allegedly occurred within the last week.

A theft by fraud report involving someone losing $750 through iTunes cards over Facebook was made at 9:31 a.m. Wednesday at 143 W. Clark St.

A report of someone taking a black, 18-inch bicycle with red tags was made at 12:31 p.m. Wednesday at 533 Green Ave.

Front and rear fenders and a rear door were reported keyed at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Fountain Street and West Avenue. Damage was estimated at $200.

Identity theft was reported at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday at 1109 Lincoln Ave.

A black bicycle was reported taken from a residence at 3:44 p.m. Wednesday at 1017 Plainview Lane.

A report of someone taking a license plate off a 2016 Honda CRV was filed at 4:36 p.m. Wednesday at 2510 Bridge Ave.

A back window on a vehicle was reported broken at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday at 721 S. Broadway Ave. Damage was estimated at $200.


Child pornography reported

Child pornography was reported at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday in Albert Lea.