A black wallet was lost in the city. It contained a driver’s license, $100 in cash and a bank card.
Dispatch received a report that a driver pulling out of the Eagles Club hit a dog. The driver kept going without stopping to check on the dog, which wasn’t seriously injured.
A resident on Elm Street reported getting an odd letter in the mail that included a fake spider.
A truck window was broken near 6th Avenue East.
A front-screen door on Benjamin Drive was found hanging by a hinge. A window next to it was partially off and a bench had been pulled underneath it.
Hedges on property on South L’Homme Dieu Drive were knocked down by a vehicle.
Officers responded to a complaint of snowmobiles pulling children on streets and through yards. The officer spoke with the drivers and gave them a snowmobile route map.
Officers red-tagged 49 vehicles parked in violation of the city’s snow removal ordinance. Some vehicles were towed so the plows could do their job.
Someone in a tan GMC Jimmy with tinted windows tried to steal a fish house near Sumac Drive at about 8 p.m. Locks on the fish house were also cut.
Someone went into a garage on Shoreview Drive and rummaged through a vehicle. A similar incident was reported that same night on Cedar Street. Nothing appeared to be missing.
Money was stolen from a vehicle parked near 11th Avenue West. The incident is under investigation and no other details were available.
Two snowmobiles and a golf cart trailer parked in front of Central Auto on West Nokomis Street in Osakis were stolen.
A break-in was reported at the West Moe Church near County Road 8. The incident is under investigation and no other details were available.
Windows on two vehicles parked at Alex Recreational Vehicles near Highway 29 South were broken.
A red and black heater and an extension cord were stolen from underneath a mobile home near Highway 29 North.
A mailbox and part of a post were stolen near Pleasant Grove NW, Garfield.
A resident on Ridgeway Drive SW, Alexandria reported hearing someone in his house at 3:35 a.m. There was also a report that morning of someone rummaging through a vehicle parked on Ridgeway Drive and someone going through a garage on Lakeside Drive. The incidents are under investigation.
A resident told deputies that she had been corresponding with a colonel in Iraq about a package he was trying to ship to the U.S. The resident said she was later contacted by authorities in England who informed her that they had the package and believed it contained terrorist materials. They told her to send $1,200 or she’d risk getting arrested. Deputies advised the resident that the whole thing was nothing more than a scam.
Dogs on the loose near Bird Lake Road SE, Osakis reportedly killed some chickens.