RIVER FALLS Police Department Reports
The following incidents were reported to River Falls Police Department Dec. 21-28.
Tuesday, Dec. 21
Family Fresh employees reported a shoplifting complaint at 2:41 p.m. A suspect, identified as Mahammadjamal Teymurlu, 20, River Falls, had been seen taking and concealing a bottle of Nyquil and a pack of Dayquil capsules. When confronted, he was apologetic and cooperative. He told police he had money for the food he’d purchased, but not the medicine. He was arrested and cited $187 for retail theft – intentionally take.
Wednesday, Dec. 22
At 12:49 p.m., police were informed of a fight that had broken out in the River Falls High School commons between two students. Lunch personnel had to break up the fight, in which two juveniles were on the floor with punches being thrown. Both 16-yearolds were cited $98.80 for disorderly conduct.
Thursday, Dec. 23
At 12:19 p.m., a man brought a dog to the police station that he’d found running near 237 Broadway St. The dog, which appeared to be a chocolate Lab, had no identifying tags. After no one claimed the dog, police brought it to the River Bluffs Humane Society in Red Wing, Minn.
At 3:53 p.m., police responded to a business in the 100 block of North Main Street for a harassment/restraining order violation. The complainant said the suspect, who is not supposed to contact the complainant, was outside the business staring at her through the window. When police arrived, the suspect had left. Officers confirmed a restraining order was put in place on Dec. 22. The complainant agreed to call back if the suspect returned.
Friday, Dec. 24
At 3:45 p.m., police responded to a business in the 100 block of North Main Street for a harassment complaint. The complainant told police she had received at least 19 phone calls from 1 a.m. to noon from an ex-girlfriend, on whom a harassment/restraining order had been served Dec. 22. The suspect told the complainant, and later police, that she would drink Drain-o unless the complainant answered the phone and talked to her. Police attempted to perform a welfare check on the suspect, who refused to give police her location and hung up on them.
Friday, Dec. 25
At 12:58 a.m., police located two vehicles parked in the turn-around near the River Falls High School track. A group of five people told police they’d been at a Christmas party and were just hanging out. Three juvenile female passengers were in one vehicle; the driver was identified as Jake C. Stelflug, 17, Eden Prairie, Minn. Stelflug told police he’d taken the car without his parents’ knowledge and did not have a valid driver’s license. Stelflug was cited $124 for operating without a valid license. After speaking with Stelflug’s parents, the car was parked for pick up by a valid driver and Stelflug was allowed to go with his friend, the driver of the other vehicle. Police followed them to make sure the three juveniles were returned home to a residence in the 500 block of Johnson Street.
At about 3 a.m., an employee at Kwik Trip (1238 N. Main St.) reported a woman, who was believed to be intoxicated, had stolen items and left in a vehicle. Police were unable to find the vehicle.
At 9:50 p.m., police responded to 950 S. Main St. for a domestic incident in which an intoxicated man allegedly threw a fan at a woman. The complainant told police the suspect had fled toward Kwik Trip. Police located the suspect, identified as Cory Levan Tyson, 24, River Falls, in Kwik Trip near the back cooler. Upon interviewing Tyson, the complainant and a roommate, police learned Tyson had been drinking vodka throughout the evening and later argued with the complainant. He threw a fan and blanket; the fan struck the complainant in the face, leaving a red mark. Tyson was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and taken to Pierce County Jail.
Monday, Dec. 27
At 6:15 p.m., a BP employee reported a gas drive-off totaling $70.57 from 1553 Paulson Road. The vehicle was a 2006 Ford Explorer with Colorado plates. Police ran the plates, which came back to a Monument, Colo. man. A current phone number was not located, and neither was he.
Tuesday, Dec. 28 Koianna Jean Kelley, 33, River Falls, was arrested for Pierce and St. Croix County warrants after a traffic stop at 12:27 a.m. at North Main and Summit streets for an out headlight. Kelley, a passenger in the vehicle, was transported to St. Croix County Jail without incident.