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Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549


February 24

Dispatch received three calls of a vehicle veering all over the road on Highway 29 North near McKay Avenue. One person was arrested for obstructing the legal process and possessing drug paraphernalia.


A driver reported hitting a couple of cows that were on County Road 7 northwest of Brandon.


February 21

A resident on Springdale Drive reported that someone was using her credit card.

Between 9 p.m. and midnight, officers made nine traffic stops, most of them for equipment violations and speeding.

February 22

Two drivers were reportedly drag racing down Broadway and then slowing down and blocking traffic. An officer spoke to the drivers about their conduct.

February 23

A resident called police, saying he was shot by someone with an Airsoft gun. A juvenile suspect was cited for underage alcohol consumption.

February 24

A school bus broke down on County Road 22 at about 7:25 a.m. Officers assisted at the scene by flashing their lights while the children were transferred to another bus.

A case of employee theft was investigated at Subway, 903 North Nokomis Street.

A resident reported losing a checkbook somewhere in Alexandria while shopping.

February 25

A semitrailer hit the McDonald’s building at 853 Highway 29 North. No one was injured.

A resident reported the theft of items from a room at Super 8.

Dispatch received a phone call about people parking in the handicapped parking spots at the Jefferson High School lot. Officers were notified.

A container with white powder was found taped to a school bus seat at the bus garage on 18th Avenue East. It turned out to be crushed up candy.

Officers responded to a report of a dark-colored Mitsubishi and a red Cavalier drag racing on Broadway at 7:30 p.m.