Hudson police reports: Vacuum damage; Truancy
Two coin operated vacuums were reported damaged at Croixland Cleaners on Industrial Street at 10:51 a.m., Oct. 17. The locking pin had been pried out of one vacuum, causing damage to the vacuum and the coin box. The cost to replace that vacuum was valued at $2,000 and estimated $200 of change was in the coin box. The locking mechanism had been removed from the other vacuum, causing damage to the coin box and vacuum. This was also valued at $2,000 with $200 worth of change. The vacuums were undamaged on Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Three minors were cited for truancy after skipping fourth-hour advisory on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The students left to listen to music in a car.
Vehicle mirror damaged
Vehicle damage was reported to a driver side mirror on Thursday, Oct. 18 shortly after noon. The owner told police he first noticed the damage at 7:20 that morning. The vehicle was last used the previous evening at around 8:30 p.m. or 9 p.m. The plastic shell of the mirror was cracked and the mirror was shattered. The owner said he just wanted police to be aware.
More than $200 worth of cigarettes were reported stolen from Holiday gas station on Coulee Road at 8:16 p.m. Oct. 18. Staff told police a male subject asked for three cartons of cigarettes. When the cartons were set down on the counter, the man then used the bathroom. The man then returned, grabbed all the cartons and fled on foot. Police checked the area but were not able to locate the suspect. The theft totaled $239.87.