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Law Enforcement Blotter: March 11-12

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Monday, March 11

Vehicle in ditch, County Road 14 NW, County Road 3 NE, Miltona.

Noise complaint, caller reported neighbors singing and being very loud, Brandon.

Public assist, report of semi in ditch, school bus can’t go around, too foggy to back up without help, farmer helped with the bus, County Road 15 NW, Brandon.

Vehicle in ditch, County Road 8 NW, Garfield.

Found property, caller reported red portable fish house blew up on shore, E. Lake Brophy Road NW.

Assist other agency, rollover, Highway 29, Glenwood.

Vehicle in ditch, County Road 102 NE, Parkers Prairie.

Tuesday, March 12

Animal complaint, report of dogs running in the area causing problems, Caribou Lane SE.

Juvenile trouble, report of kids in parking lot throwing snowballs at the buses as they go past, also making hand gestures, North McKay Avenue.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, 9th Avenue W., Elm Street.

Suspicious activity, report of person taking an employees car and a gas can, appeared to get gas, brought car back, several other vehicles had gas caps removed and a hose was close, Osakis.

Suspicious vehicle, possibly stolen, Broadway Street.

ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Monday, March 11

Parking complaint, 6th Avenue, Broadway Street.

Property damage crash, caller’s son hit a parked vehicle, Cedar Street.

Suspicious person, caller reported man cleaning roof, has slipped a couple of items, yelling loud profanity and religious things, checked on, person appeared to be upset at the snow and cold, roof also appeared slippery from all the snow, 11th Avenue W.

Parking complaint, vehicle parked in middle of the road, Bethesda Street NW.

Parking complaint, caller reported vehicle is always parking in handicapped accessible parking spot, Fillmore Street.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, 4th Avenue E., Irving Street.

Property damage crash, Maple Street.

Tuesday, March 12

Hit and run, caller reported vehicle was hit last Thursday or Friday, Willow Drive.

Parking complaint, caller reported plows can’t get around vehicle covered in snow, 6th Avenue E., Oak Street.

Hit and run, caller reporting crash that happened on March 8, Jefferson Street.

Property damage crash, caller was rear-ended in roundabout near high school.

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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