Sticky fingers


• At 1 p.m. Nov. 10, a caller reported his Apple iPhone 6 stolen after he thought he left it at a cash register at Family Fresh. The owner valued the phone at $800 new. Surveillance showed the owner taking the phone with him when he left the store. The phone was located later in Hudson, using geolocation software.

• At 4:19 p.m. Nov. 11, a resident in the 100 block of South Fourth Street reported of that someone had gone into his residence and taken his laptop and a bottle of alcohol. The laptop was allegedly worth about $1,500.

• At 4:05 p.m. Nov. 11, police were sent to Ace Hardware, 1163 N. Main St., for a cut fence and two missing mopeds.

• At 11 a.m. Nov. 13, police received a complaint that a bike had been stolen sometime in the last month. The bike was allegedly worth $89 and later found at the Walmart in Hudson.

Illegal dumping

At 7 p.m. Nov. 8, police were sent to the 300 block of Broadway Street to meet with a building manager for a parking complaint and unwanted trash being disposed of in the apartment dumpster. Mail belonging to a woman who lives south of River Falls was found. She reported that several mail items had been missing lately.



Juvenile incidents

• At 8 a.m. Nov. 13, a 17-year-old River Falls juvenile was cited $92.50 for habitual truancy. The juvenile had received nine truancies between Sept. 6, and Nov. 12.

• At 9:15 a.m. Nov. 9, three River Falls High School students told a police officer they could smell marijuana in the girls' bathroom upstairs near the sophomore locker bay. School administration and the officer identified three girls who might have been involved via the school's camera system. A 15-year-old River Falls juvenile said she had used a vaporizer with marijuana in it, and that the vaporizer was in her backpack. The vaporizer was seized and the 15-year-old's parents notified. The teen was booked at the police department, cited $98.80 for possession of drug paraphernalia and released to her mother.

• At 2:28 p.m. Nov. 13, a couple of students were allegedly vaping in an RFHS boys bathroom. A vaporizer was found in a 14-year-old juvenile's wallet in his locker. The 14-year-old said he found the vape that morning on the way to a school bus stop. Later he said a friend had given him the vape. He was cited $73.60 for underage possession of tobacco.