A hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian was reported shortly before 10 p.m. James Campbell said he was struck while walking in the crosswalk at 9th and Broadway near Walgreen’s. He suffered minor injuries. The vehicle that hit him was a dark-colored Toyota Corolla or Geo Prism.
A wallet was lost at the Coin Laundry or Snap Fitness.
Someone poured a substance over a windshield and a seat of a car in downtown Alexandria. Thumbtacks were also found in the vehicle’s tires.
A vehicle parked in a lot near 22nd Avenue West was keyed.
Police were called to investigate a possible case of road rage. A driver reportedly pulled up to another driver on South Broadway, swearing and yelling, “You should learn how to drive!” The angry driver was in his early 20s and wearing a baseball cap.
Both license plates were stolen from a vehicle parked at Super America.
A taillight on a car was broken near 6th Avenue East.
A red Magna mountain bike with a trailer hitch on the back was stolen from South Broadway.
A weed trimmer, numerous gas cans and two backpack blowers were stolen from a storage building.
A black folding wallet with a clasp was stolen from a shopper at Walmart.
A cell phone was stolen from the boys’ locker room at Jefferson High School.
A resident on Pleasant Grove NW, Garfield reported hearing gunshots and pellets hitting his home’s steel roof.
Joshua Werner, 16, Nelson was driving a 1999 Chevrolet on Hope Road SE, when he lost control of the vehicle on a curve and it rolled. He suffered minor injuries and was taken to the Douglas County Hospital where he was treated and released.
A break-in was reported at a residence on Meades Addition Drive SE, Alexandria. Clothing, glass objects and a computer desk were damaged.
Someone smashed a mailbox with a pumpkin at residence on Aldrich Road NW, Brandon.
A deputy investigated a complaint of a man in the L’Homme Dieu Heights area who was screaming to trick-or-treaters, “I don’t have any candy!” He was also reportedly pounding on something in his garage and scaring children.
Four “no parking” signs at the Osakis VFW were damaged or missing. Value: $150. Three flags were also found on the ground but were not damaged.
A deputy investigated a complaint of kids throwing corncobs at cars near County Road 28 and Pospisil Drive SW, Alexandria. After checking the area, the deputy reported that the “children of the corn” were gone.
Two juveniles, believed to be 15 or 16, reportedly approached a woman outside of an Osakis business and asked her to buy them beer. When the woman refused, one of the juveniles reportedly grabbed her purse and ran. The purse contained more than $100, a driver’s license, checkbook and credit cards. The woman later identified one of the juveniles in a photo line-up.
A mailbox with a fish design was stolen from Forest Park Road SW, Alexandria. Value: $75. It may have also contained mail.