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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, December 4


Monday, December 4

Burglary, cabin broken into, Osakis.

Suspicious person, biker came out from cafe, observed squad and started biking as hard as he could away from deputy, stated he was coming from Elden's and going to a friend's house, Alex.

Fire, garage fire, Osakis.

Suspicious person, man walking on Co Rd 13, comp was uneasy about dropping her kids off at school, all OK, Carlos.

Criminal damage to property, padlock ripped off storage container, appears nothing is missing, Alex.

Fraud, counterfeit bill, Miltona.

Suspicious vehicle, comp was contacted by the DCSO a couple weeks ago to be on the lookout for vehicle one, the vehicle showed up in their lot last night, Alex.

Suspicious vehicle, vehicle has been sitting in the cornfield for the past four days, Nelson.

Theft, comp wants to report a stolen checkbook, Miltona.

Check welfare of person, comp is at her sister's residence, her sister is intoxicated and will not go to detox willingly, she is hearing voices and seeing people not there, Alex.

Suspicious activity, reporting neighbor is covering up stumps, Brandon.

Criminal damage to property, neighbor's tore up his lawn and now their dogs are relieving themselves on his property, Alex.

Suspicious activity, comp has suspicious activity on the car wash cameras from last night, party was carrying a toolbag and he covered the camera, Carlos.


Monday, December 4

Public assist, comp states he's getting harassed by officer.

Property damage crash, N McKay Ave.

Property damage crash, 22nd Ave E/Broadway St.

Check welfare of person, student hadn't been in school for a few days, checked and student is fine.

Fraud, comp received scam call where they ask if you can hear them and she accidently said "yes.”

Violation of court order.

Theft, fraudulent activity on bank account.

Public assist, driver can’t let child off bus without parents home, mother was sleeping and didn’t hear phone.


Civil matter, brother-in-law refuses to send her phones that belong to her plan.

Stolen vehicle, comp states person one just stole a red pickup with black doors from location, person one arrested for fifth-degree controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia, person two arrested for fifth-degree controlled substances and person three arrested for a Douglas County warrant,fifth-degree controlled substances, felon in possession of ammunition and possession of hypodermic needles.

Minor consumption, resident assistant reporting suspicion of underage drinking.

Public assist.

This is not a comprehensive report of all local law enforcement activity, rather, a brief recap of daily calls for service.

Beth Leipholtz

Beth is a reporter at the Echo Press. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict in May 2015 with a degree in Communication and Hispanic Studies. Journalism has always been her passion, but she also enjoys blogging and graphic design. In her spare time, she's most likely at Crossfit or at home with her boyfriend and three dogs.

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