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Law Enforcement Blotter: August 14-15


Tuesday, August 14

Driving complaint, female driving with a revoked license, has been pulled over several times, vehicle unable to locate.

Theft, items stolen from caller’s storage locker.

Water complaint, caller said three buoys were removed from south side of Lake Miltona and they would like them back, comp was talked to about putting buoys in the water without approval, will research about changing buoys to swim area buoys.

Information, train crossing activated but no train is there, rail company will be called, Carlos.

Animal complaint, report of dog neglected in a kennel for months.

Suspicious activity, caller reported someone in van stopped in front of bank, took a picture, drove off, Kensington.

Animal complaint, cows in the roadway, Carlos.

Animal complaint, dogs continuously barking, Brandon.

Suspicious activity, caller reported vehicle was following her.

Drug related activity, caller found daughter smoking marijuana, would like a deputy to stop and cite her.

Wednesday, August 15

Property damage crash, pickup in ditch after hitting a deer, Maple Lake Road SW.

Theft, caller reported multiple items stolen from vehicle, Miltona.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus a township motor grader, driver of vehicle arrested for DWI.

Water complaint, report of pontoon with fishing poles sticking straight up, pulling a tuber way too close to the shoreline, Lake Ida.

Theft, someone in lobby to report the theft of items.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, no injuries, blocking road, County Road 42, Lake Carlos Drive NE.



Tuesday, August 14

Fire, kitchen fire reported, Fillmore Street.

Public assist, helping driver with a flat tire.

Traffic hazard, report of lights not working properly, 34th Avenue, Broadway Street.

Patrol activity, homemade no parking signs, city hall did not approve signs, they were removed.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, no injuries, minor crash report, North Nokomis Street.

Stolen vehicle, possible stolen loaner car from lot.

Hit and run, comp’s car hit in parking lot, minor crash report complete, Highway 29.

Traffic hazard, water main shut off cap in middle of roadway.

Driving complaint, truck squealing tires around corners in area with several kids.

Parking complaint, caller reported three vehicles parked in front of his house for several hours, cars checked on, parked there because of construction.

Hit and run, truck hit building, broke some bricks, truck left, Broadway Street.

Suspicious activity, kids doing wheelies on dirt bikes in parking lot.

Wednesday, August 15

Suspicious activity, comp is hearing noises either in her walls or outside her house, unknown what comp heard, possibly a bat.

Public assist, caller has questions about driving status.

Stolen vehicle, female reported vehicle stolen, found in parking lot where she left it.

Public assist, caller reporting man in wheelchair and the battery died, assisted man and his chair back home.

Public assist, caller reported skunk living in the culvert, sprayed local dogs, advised caller to put chicken wire over the culvert.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, 34th Avenue, Nevada Street.

Theft, comp is missing medications.

Property damage crash, comp backed into another vehicle, no damage, Douglas Street.

Animal complaint, injured goose with broken wing on property, pecking at windows, goose was dispatched.

Animal complaint, caller has skunk in live trap.

Animal complaint, two dogs barking all night.

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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