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News Alexandria,Minnesota 56308
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549


March 8

A one-vehicle rollover with injuries was reported at Aldrich Road NW, Brandon shortly after 8 a.m. The driver was complaining of minor soreness.


March 10

Officers and deputies responded to a report of shots fired at the Olson Mobile Home Park about 4:30 p.m. A transformer blew and caused a power outage.

March 11

A theft was reported at an address along Highway 29 North.

Dispatch received a report of someone driving a lawnmower west on County Road 82 from Nelson at 6:47 a.m. with no light on. Another driver almost hit him. Deputies were unable to locate the lawnmower.

A car ran into the front doors of the Tesoro building on Highway 29 North. There were no injuries.


March 11

A shoplifting incident was recorded on surveillance camera at Ace Hardware. An officer is investigating.

At 9:01 a.m., officers responded to a report of a man at Walgreen’s who matched the description of the Subway robbery suspect, a white male, 40 to 50 years old, with a dark-colored jacket and stocking cap, walking with a pronounced outstep. Three squad cars patrolled the area and did a walk-through of the store but didn’t locate the man.

A Honda generator and other items were stolen from a construction trailer at Redbird Lane SE.

Officers responded to a report of two men snooping around people’s garages on Carlos Avenue. Police located the suspects and arrested them on outstanding warrants.