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Law Enforcement Blotter: May 15


Wednesday, May 15

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 36 NE, Miltona.

Burglary, report of cabin broken into, multiple tools stolen, County Road 102 NE, Miltona.

Fraud, caller reported being scammed out of money from a person claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House, Lake Ida Way NW.

Traffic hazard, report of tractor and digger blocking road, County Road 3, Osakis.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, County Road 13 NE.

Theft, report of a wallet stolen, Carlos.

Motorist assist, elderly female with flat tire, assisted with tire change, County Road 41 NW, Evansville.

Juvenile trouble, caller reported kids were throwing rocks and a neighbor kid was hit with a rock, no ambulance needed, just wanted to speak to a deputy, children were advised to stay away from each other, County Road 40, Garfield.

Animal complaint, report of dog barking at the neighbors, Country Lane SW, Farwell.

Assist other agency, vehicle went in ditch, County Road 88 SW.


Wednesday, May 15

Suspicious person, report of woman pacing the halls, knocking on other peoples’ doors, Highway 29 S.

Drug related activity, report of drug deals in area, Broadway Street.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Lark Street.

Check welfare of person, report of young child standing on curb, appears to be alone, 10th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, report of woman flipping people off while sitting on the church steps, Hawthorne Street.

Public assist, report of boat that was dumped and left, has been sitting at location for months, 8th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious person, report of a man outside store panhandling, Broadway Street.

Motorist assist, report of vehicle part way in the ditch, North McKay Avenue.

Suspicious activity, report of a bunch of kids at creek with planks of wood, Steger Road.

Theft, report of a stolen bike, 6th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, report of a possible drunk driver, Broadway Street.

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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