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Male Gets Ticket for Distracted Walking: Fridley Police Blotter

His excuse was he was looking at an attractive female.

Fridley police cited a male on Nov. 29 for walking in front of a squad car that had a green light at University Avenue and Mississippi Street. The pedestrian said he was distracted by an attractive female he was looking at. In the course of ticketing him, police found there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest and took him to jail.

Here are more items selected from information provided by the Fridley Police Department:

Nov. 28, 2011

  • 4:05 p.m.: A woman was yelling and harassing counter staff at police headquarters about reports she was getting copies of and told a three-year-old girl in the lobby to be afraid of police. She was advised about proper conduct in a public place.
  • 4:33 p.m.: A passerby reported a suspicious male on the railroad overpass at 44th Avenue NE near E. River Rd. who was watching trains while holding a notebook. An officer found the male with binoculars and notebook and advised him not to be on the bridge. He left. 

Nov. 29, 2011

  • 1:32 a.m.: A Fridley police officer assisted Columbia Heights police search a female in custody and found two IDs in her bra. 
  • 1:35 a.m.: An intoxicated female in the 1000 block of North Circle NE said she wanted her fiancé to leave. He said she had gotten emotional about a TV show and woke up the whole house. He said he would go for a walk. She went to bed.

 

In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation, and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Incidents generally appear in the order in which they were reported, not necessarily the order in which they occurred.

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