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Law Enforcement Blotter: August 21-22


Tuesday, August 21

Animal complaint, cow in the ditch, Brandon.

Fraud, report of identification theft.

Animal complaint, caller reported barking dogs in the neighborhood.

Property damage crash, minor crash, no injuries, two vehicles.

Suspicious person, man that was in a vehicle, now walking around town, Carlos.

Information, road closure from Willow Drive to North Lake Miltona Road, replacing bridge at Ham Creek.

Wednesday, August 22

Suspicious activity, comp saw a vehicle creeping down his street, then saw the light in his pickup come on, stepped outside and asked what was going on, a person jumped in the car and sped off, nothing was reported stolen, South Burgen Drive SE.

Stolen vehicle, comp reported cargo trailer was stolen either Friday or Saturday.

Theft, comp reported that a carpet cleaner was missing.

Traffic hazard, gravity box tipped over, was in the ditch, Osakis.

Property damage crash, car and motorcycle, minor crash, County Road 82, State Street, Garfield.

Animal complaint, two horses walking down the road.


Tuesday, August 21

Public assist, comp had possible flat tire, wanted help fixing it.

Suspicious person, man running around building, trying to get in, another man chasing him.

Driving complaint, caller reported an oil tanker drove through a red light at the intersection.

Hit and run, comp reportedly saw one car hit another in the parking lot and then drive away, North Nokomis Street.

Property damage crash, bicyclist hit by car, bleeding from foot, 13th Avenue, Broadway Street.

Animal complaint, comp reported dog defecates in his yard and owners of dog won’t pick it up.

Animal complaint, caller reported a dog was barking a lot.

Animal complaint, complaint of continual barking dogs and owners won’t do anything about it.

Conservation-animals, caller reported seeing a mountain lion or bobcat behind his house, was a cat, it was returned to its owners.

Property damage crash, caller reported car hit a dog, searched area, dog was not found.

Wednesday, August 22

Parking complaint, caller said a semi-truck is blocking the entrance and exits to store and workers are getting complaint.

Theft, vehicle was broken into, Boys Avenue NE.

Property damage crash, one vehicle hit another in the parking lot, Pioneer Road.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, minor damage, Highway 29.

Property damage crash, minor crash, no injuries, 3rd Avenue, McKay Avenue.

Public assist, caller reporting several trucks loitering and ripping around.

Suspicious activity, caller reported truck with flashing lights north of intersection, people talking.

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 nearly 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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