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


July 21

Six hand guns were taken into evidence from Becker County to the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force. Also, three long guns were transferred from the task force safe and placed into the Douglas County evidence room.

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Five dock sections with a swimming ladder, a bench and a post were stolen from a residence on East Lake Carlos Drive NE, Alexandria. Value: $4,000 to $5,000.

A white Samsung Galaxy S3 phone was stolen from the beach near County Road 108 in Brandon.

A tree was knocked down on the powerline along CountyRoad 120 between Eddy’s Interlachen and the Lake L’Homme Dieu access. Another tree was knocked down on Arrowwood Lane.

July 22

Someone spray painted part of a bench and the floor in the dugouts at the baseball field in Evansville.

A grass fire was reported along Interstate 94 near mile marker 81 at 5:35 p.m.

A Brandon resident reported that he lost a .45-caliber automatic handgun somewhere between Brandon and Mills Fleet Farm in Alexandria


July 21

A resident on Kenwood Street found two juveniles by his truck at 1:37 a.m. One of them punched him and they ran off. Officers were unable to find them.

A resident on North Nokomis reported that someone out of state canceled his credit card and tried to re-issue it with a different address.

Police notified Central Pacific Rail of a broken railroad crossing arm at 22nd Avenue East.

A storm knocked down a tree near Spruce Street and Sixth Avenue.

A fire alarm was reported at the Holiday station on Highway 29 South at 1:06 a.m. An overheated motor caused some smoke to get in the building.