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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 10


Tuesday, July 10

Patrol activity, checking on an odor, checked tanks and trucks, no obvious leaks, Miltona.

Assist other agency, caller reported occupied vehicle on shoulder of Interstate 94, ran out of gas, one occupant had felony warrant and was arrested, vehicle was left on side of road.

Animal complaint, caller reported neighbor’s dog has been barking for about 15 minutes and it never barks, wanted it checked out, dog was quiet and in doghouse upon arrival, nothing suspicious observed.

Found property, driver’s license found by Lake Miltona, will attempt to get a hold of owner.

Water complaint, caller reported unmanned rowboat on west side of Lake Osakis, boat was secured with block and owner stated it is supposed to be there.

Suspicious person, caller stating an older man came to house banging on her door and then went around and tried to get in the patio door, he had a war vet type hat on, checked on and was AC repair man, was at wrong house.

Assist other agency, woman reported male took $93 from her.

Public assist, caller wanted help in determining who owned a camper that has been on his property for since he bought it, Garfield.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road and in and out of traffic.

Water related incident, found jet ski with cover still on it floating on Lake Carlos, owner found and jet ski returned.

Traffic hazard, caller reporting injured deer in middle of road, Nelson.

Found property, wallet found in parking lot, attempted to get a hold of owner.


Tuesday, July 10

Driving complaint, van all over the road.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, no injuries.

Public assist, caller has suspicious debris dumped on his property, three to four coolers, buckets and deer head.

Theft, women reported man took $93 from her.

Shoplifting, caller reported having video of man shoplifting.

Suspicious activity, woman reported she came home and found doors unlocked, doors are always locked, nothing looked to be disturbed or stolen.

Assist other agency, vehicle all over the road and in and out of traffic.

Public assist, caller would like officer to stand by while he looks for his phone in the area of the Law Enforcement Center, phone not found.

Theft, caller requesting to speak to officer about significant employee theft by former employee.

Suspicious activity, caller would like to talk to officer about neighbor leaving home this morning with a bag of pills.

Shoplifting, two female shoplifters in the store, would like officer assist as they have done it before and have ran, the two females were cited for theft.

Check welfare of a person, caller stated there is a bicyclist waving for help, checked on, person running late for work, gave person ride to work.

Noise complaint, loud music coming from first floor apartment, person was told to turn music down.

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

Celeste Edenloff

Celeste is a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press and has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in June 2016 to report on the community she calls home. Besides writing articles for the Echo Press, she has a blog, “Newspaper Girl on the Run.” Celeste is on a continuous healthy living journey and loves to teach bootcamp fitness classes and run. She has participated in more than 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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