Pelican Breeze damaged and other reports

Published 11:57 am Friday, July 16, 2021

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Graffiti and damage totaling $2,050 were reported to the Pelican Breeze at 1:36 p.m. Thursday at 101 James Ave. Someone reportedly broke down the door to the wheelhouse and threw it in the lake, discharged the fire extinguisher and threw it into the lake and damaged the Pelican Breeze sign on the shore. There was also graffiti all over the boat. Damage occurred sometime between Saturday and Thursday.


Hit-and-run crashes reported

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Police received a report at 11:21 a.m. Thursday of a hit-and-run crash at 126 W. Clark St. 

A hit-and-run crash was reported at 4:59 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot at East College Street and South Newton Avenue.


Burglaries reported

Police received a report at 12:09 p.m. Thursday of a burglary at 805 Pillsbury Ave. Items were missing. 

Police received a report at 3:46 p.m. Thursday of a break-in at 411 S. First Ave. A table saw and hand tools were taken. Property was found in the woods later that night and returned. 


Truck engulfed in fire

A truck was reported fully engulfed in fire on the overpass of Interstate 90 at 8:56 a.m. Thursday on 620th Avenue in Alden.


Jewelry reported stolen

Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report at 10:48 a.m. Thursday of theft of jewelry at 72366 239th St., Albert Lea.


Internet fraud reported

Deputies received a report of potential internet fraud at 11:31 a.m. Thursday from an Alden resident.


Property broken into

Deputies received a report at 12:09 p.m. Thursday of property that was broken into at 66376 200th St. in Alden. Items were missing.


Catalytic converters taken

Catalytic converters were reported taken at 9:18 p.m. Thursday at 24225 885th Ave., Austin. The theft occurred sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.