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Law Enforcement Blotter: May 20-23


Monday, May 20

Animal complaint, report of a horse on the road, County Road 15, Kensington.

Suspicious activity, possible dumping of two batteries on the trail, Centennial Drive NW.

Parking complaint, caller reported trailers parked on the side of the road, Primrose Lane NW, Garfield.

Water complaint, caller has questions about a large log floating in front of his property, North Nokomis NE.

Found animal, caller found a horse, County Road 96 SW, Kensington.

Property damage crash, one vehicle, hit a pole, County Road 3 SE, Osakis.

Water complaint, report of large log in the water on south side of Lake Carlos.

Stolen vehicle, caller reported vehicle stolen, vehicle was not stolen, was towed to impound lot, County Road 31 SE.

Animal complaint, report of a horse stuck in a fence, Casa Marina Road NW.

Suspicious activity, report of a man walking in ditch, checked on, was looking at a rabbit, Highway 27 W, Kensington.

Tuesday, May 21

Noise complaint, report of loud music, Andreasen Drive, Kensington.

Traffic hazard, report of deer in the roadway that had been hit by vehicle, North McKay Avenue.

Suspicious activity, report of raffle items being stolen, Arrowwood Lane NW.

Theft, caller reported paying a contractor to do some work, contractor cashed check, now won’t answer phone calls, Maple Drive SE.

Traffic hazard, report of tree in the road covering westbound lane, County Road 7 NW, Brandon.

Wednesday, May 22

Traffic hazard, report of tree blocking most of the road, County Road 73 NE, Nelson.

Fraud, caller contacted about the opening of a fraudulent account, Maple Drive SE.

Theft, caller reports father passed away, people took things from apartment without permission, 2nd Avenue W, Evansville.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported vehicle pulled in driveway, passenger came and knocked on door, caller didn’t answer, called dad instead, he didn’t recognize vehicle, Lakeview Avenue NW, Evansville.

Theft, caller reported items were stolen from his garage last night, County Road 11 NE.

Suspicious vehicle, report of vehicle parked in cul de sac with no houses, has been there for several days, Geneva Court NE.

Suspicious activity, caller came home and found an RV parked in driveway, no one was around, called back, ended up being the neighbor’s RV, North Douglas Avenue, Carlos.

Thursday, May 23

Vehicle in ditch, Smith Lake Road SE, Osakis.

Animal complaint, report of cows that were belly deep in mud and struggling, County Road 41 NW, Evansville.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, County Road 81 SE.

Suspicious activity, garage door was found open, Douglas Street, Evansville.

Suspicious activity, caller reported the past few days, the door on the garage has been cracked open, this morning, saw a man trying to get in the door, Douglas Street, Evansville.

Animal complaint, caller reported dog was being neglected, Lake Victoria SE.

Driving complaint, report of loud vehicle, racing down the hill, Brandon.

Dog bite, FedEx driver reportedly bitten by a dog, County Road 6 NW, Garfield.

Driving complaint, report of vehicle all over the road, County Road 14 NW.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 5 NE.

Burning complaint, caller reported someone was having a fire on the beach, Brophy Landing NW.


Monday, May 20

Suspicious activity, caller reported people with flashlights in an apartment, Runestone Place.

Suspicious activity, report of person in dark clothes wandering around area, checked on, person was out for daily morning walk, Linden Avenue.

Suspicious person, caller reported man hanging around the pine trees, checked on, person was waiting for manager to unlock the store, Nokomis Street.

Drug related activity, caller found sunglass case with dirty baggie and needles in it, Lake Street.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, 3rd Avenue E, Nokomis Street.

Theft, report of checkbook stolen out of vehicle, Darling Drive NW.

Animal complaint, caller had questions about what can be done about muskrats, Voyager Drive.

Abandoned vehicle, report of vehicle parked since last Thursday, Lake Street.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, parking lot, Highway 29 S.

Shoplifting, male shoplifter, 50th Avenue W.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, 15th Avenue E.

Burning complaint, caller was concerned about woods starting on fire, 9th Avenue E.

Tuesday, May 21

Littering complaint, report of people throwing garbage in lot, 6th Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, report of female screaming that someone is chasing her, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, report of people yelling and screaming, Willow Drive.

Theft, report of money stolen, 3rd Avenue W.

Suspicious person, report of man looking in all the windows, Elm Street.

Suspicious vehicle, report of vehicle that keeps driving by, very slowing, several times per day, checked on, was a neighbor looking for dog, Brigitta Drive NE.

Property damage crash, 3rd Avenue E.

Theft, report of credit card stolen, Temple Street.

Parking complaint, report of truck parked for two weeks and hasn’t moved, 6th Avenue E.

Shoplifting, male shoplifter, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, caller reported front door was open when she woke up, 6th Avenue E.

Animal complaint, report of dog chasing kids into the house, Hawthorne Street.

Traffic hazard, report of people on skateboards swerving in and out of traffic, County Road 22 NW.

Shoplifting, female shoplifter, Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, North McKay Avenue.

Suspicious activity, caller can hear someone whistling outside her window, 6th Avenue E.

Wednesday, May 22

Parking complaint, caller reported neighbors park and block her driveway, 10th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, 3rd Avenue E.

Hit and run, South McKay Avenue.

Dog bite, caller was bitten by brother’s dog, Fairgrounds Road.

Suspicious activity, caller reported man walking around with compound bow, Parkview Road NE.

Shoplifting, female in custody, Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, Agnes Boulevard.

Property damage crash, 30th Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, caller reported vehicle followed her, parked near her, is staring at her trying to get her to roll window down, Highway 29 S.

Thursday, May 23

Theft, report of UPS package stolen from location, 22nd Avenue W.

Noise complaint, report of an upset customer, Sanibel Drive.

Suspicious person, report of man walking bike, yelling at traffic, shaking his fist, Geneva Road NE.

Driving complaint, report of vehicle all over the road, Highway 29 S.

Public assist, caller wanted to speak to officer about damage done to her vehicle, 3rd Avenue W.

Fraud, report of person being scammed by dating website, Westwood Drive SW.

Theft, caller reported theft of a package, has it on video, 22nd Avenue W.

Personal injury crash, multiple calls about crash, 6th avenue E.

Property damage crash, 3rd Avenue E.

Animal complaint, caller reported neighbor’s don’t keep their dogs fenced up, County Road 22 NW.

Traffic hazard, report of bags of garbage all over the road, Green Lane NE.

Animal complaint, caller on a walk, stray dog keeps following her, Van Dyke Road NW.

Animal complaint, report of dogs barking non-stop, Hawthorne 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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