Theft. A boy, 10, was caught shoplifting at Cub Foods, 246 57th Av. NE. No charges were pressed. He is not allowed in the store unless he is with his father.
Fire. Residents of Skywood Apartments, 1200 Cheri Lane NE, were evacuated because the fire alarm sounded and smoke was visible. A woman was cooking and burned some food. The smoke triggered the alarm.
Property damage. Someone put a candy bar in the gas tank of a vehicle at an apartment on the 180 block of Charles Street NE.
Child found. A 4-year-old boy was found alone on the 7600 block of University Avenue NE. Officers located the mother a short time later. She was using the bathroom and the boy wandered from the house.
Theft. Patio furniture was stolen from the front porch of a home on the 16900 block of Quincy Street NE.
Theft. A bottle of vodka was stolen from Big Top Liquor, 2577 County Rd. 10.
Drugs. A 30-year-old White Bear Lake man was cited for an expired driver’s license and possession of drug paraphernalia on County Road I and Adams Street following a traffic stop.
Arson. Someone set fire to two portable toilets on the 2700 block of County Road I.