Numerous fireworks, loud noise complaints received; 1 cited for fireworks
Published 10:38 am Friday, February 17, 2023
Police received 16 reports from all over Albert Lea of loud bangs, fireworks or gunshots starting at 8 p.m. Thursday.
At 10:57 p.m. police cited Alexis Mae Truesdell, 18, for possession of a small amount of marijuana and fireworks and arrested Spencer Adam Edwards on warrants after a traffic stop near the intersection of Fountain Street and Vinehurst Avenue.
Police said the incidents appear to be connected.
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Any type of fireworks in Minnesota that explode are considered illegal.
3 arrested on warrants
Deputies arrested Paul Andrew Besser, 41, on a local warrant at 4:04 p.m. Thursday at 411 S. Broadway.
A warrant was served on Jose Guadalupe Rodriguez, 43, at 4:04 a.m. Friday at 411 S. Broadway.
Police arrested Brian Keith Baldwin, 45, on a local warrant at 9:52 p.m. Thursday at 411 S. Broadway.
Windshield broken out of vehicle
A windshield was reported smashed out of a vehicle at 9:52 a.m. Thursday at 605 Fountain St.
Vehicle reported damaged
Police received a report at 10:06 a.m. Thursday of damage to a vehicle at 1210 E. Main St.