Drugs A 30-year-old St. Paul woman was cited for possession of paraphernalia near St. Paul Park Road and Third Street during a traffic stop Dec. 11. Daniel Robert Paul, 36, of Woodbury with no permanent address, was arrested for fifth degree possession of a controlled substance Dec. 11 at SuperAmerica, 545 Summit Ave. A 30-year-old St. Paul woman was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia Dec. 11 near St. Paul Park Road and Third Street. Theft
A 36-year-old St. Paul man was arrested at Boyd's Motel, 1700 Hastings Ave., Dec. 28 for Dakota and Ramsey County warrants, attempting to flee on foot and giving a false name to police. Disturbance Deputies were called to a disturbance between two Newport women in an apartment complex in the 1600 block of 10th Avenue Dec. 29. The women started fighting when one accused the other's boyfriend of stealing her steaks earlier in the week and demanding $20 in return. Theft
A Minneapolis woman put her phone down on the counter at Holiday, 8101 Hadley Ave., Dec. 15 and when she returned it was missing. Loss: $920. A package was taken from a home in the 9900 block of 78th Street Dec. 17. There are no suspects. Loss: $21. A package was taken from the 7500 block of 63rd Street Circle Dec. 18. Loss: $1,070. A saw was stolen from a shed in the 8400 block of 110th Street Dec. 18. There are no suspects. Loss: $900.
A pallet jack, dolly and hand tools were taken from a vehicle in the 1600 block of Fourth Avenue Dec. 20. A padlock was removed from the truck to gain access to the tools. An 87-year-old Newport woman lost at least $500 after she was contacted by scammers telling her that her computer had a virus. They offered to clean the computer for her for $500 in iTunes gift cards and got her credit card numbers. Deputies advised she monitor her cards, block the number and get her computer checked.
Property damage Two guests at Red Rock Lodge, 1280 Hastings Ave., are suspected of causing $250 in damage to the room before checking out Dec. 6. A 21-year-old Hastings woman and a 25-year-old Apple Valley man are expected to be cited.
A 40-year-old Hastings male was cited for shoplifting at Kohl's, 7990 Hardwood Ave., Dec. 5. Cheyenne Jean Fillion, 37, of Grey Cloud Island was arrested for shoplifting, possession of methamphetamine and a warrant at Menards, 9000 East Point Douglas Road, Dec. 11. Eugene Charles Aylward, 48, of Grey Cloud Island was arrested for shoplifting and a traffic violation.
Mickey and Melinda Arora were all smiles and thanks Nov. 16 when the Cottage Grove City Council approved a site permit for their Primrose School franchise at 6927 Pine Arbor Drive.