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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 7-9


Friday, June 7

Driving complaint, caller reported person driving without valid license and is prone to seizures.

Assist other agency, report of person driving erratically in parking lot, Highway 29 S.

Fire, report of grass fire, County Road 61 NW.

Water related incident, caller wants to rope off a swimming area for her kids, East Lake Carlos Drive NE.

Assist other agency, report of a man laying outside, breathing, but unable to wake him up, Broadway Street.

Littering complaint, caller reported someone is illegally dumping wood chips on his dad’s property, County Road 5 NE.

Parking complaint, report of vehicles parking on both sides of road, Carlos Darling Drive NW.

Criminal damage to property, report of spray painting on signs, fences and other items in the last few days, Queens Road SE.

Driving complaint, vehicle going at a high rate of speed, weaving in and out of traffic, 39th Avenue NE.

Suspicious vehicle, North McKay Avenue.

Water complaint, caller reporting loud music coming from a boat, Lilac Lane.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, Interstate 94, mile marker 107.

Noise complaint, report of loud music, Violet Drive SW, Farwell.

Saturday, June 8

Property damage crash, caller reported son rolled vehicle at end of driveway, no injuries, Calvary Road NE, Osakis.

Fire, report of trailer house on fire, Golden Gate Avenue SE.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 8 NW, Garfield.

Traffic hazard, pine tree in the roadway, North McKay Avenue.

Water complaint, caller wanted to speak to deputy about buoys on Lake Mary, there are several colors and caller thinks it’s too confusing.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, 34th Avenue.

ATV complaint, caller reporting neighbor is racing up and down road on ATV, Ellis Lake Road NW, Garfield.

Water complaint, report of woman stuck in weeds for about four hours on a huge flamingo tube, County Road 13 NE, Carlos.

Burning complaint, caller reported neighbor has a stump on fire and believes it’s not safe, Eckert Street NW.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 3 SE, Osakis.

Assist other agency, report of wrong-way driver going westbound in eastbound lane, Interstate 94, mile marker 106.

Sunday, June 9

Noise complaint, report of loud music coming from area for the last 12 hours, Country Lane SW, Farwell.

Vehicle in ditch, County Road 9 NE, Carlos.

Traffic hazard, tree in roadway, County Road 82 NW, Brandon.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported vehicle on edge of roadway, has been there since yesterday, Shea Road NW, Garfield.

Assist other agency, report of man locked in pet store, having diabetic reaction, Highway 29 S.

Juvenile trouble, caller reported neighbor kids are swearing at her, hit her in the back, Oakwood Terrace NW.

Animal complaint, caller reported deer with broken leg in his yard, Willow Road NE, Miltona.

Driving complaint, caller reported teenage driver texting, driving all over the road, went into ditch, Burlington Road NW, Brandon.

Water incident, tow company reported a call of a pickup and boat fully submerged near access, everyone was out of vehicle, the parking brake failed, causing vehicle to go into the water, County Road 11 NW.

Assist other agency, caller reported bear cub in middle of road, mother bear going to walk onto road after the cub, Interstate 94, mile marker 86.


Friday, June 7

Driving complaint, vehicle driving erratically in parking lot, Highway 29 S.

Shoplifting, one in custody, Highway 29 S.

Parking in no parking zone, two vehicles, 6th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, report of people going in and out of apartment with backpacks, Elm Street.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, parking lot, 3rd Avenue E.

Property damage crash, vehicle backed into bus, 3rd Avenue E.

Hit and run, crash happened on June 6, Lark Street.

Driving complaint, vehicle driving recklessly, Highway 29 S.

Hit and run, witness left note on windshield with info on person who did it, Broadway Street.

Suspicious activity, caller reported two vehicles parked on road, one with younger man, another with older man, appeared older man was carrying something to younger man’s vehicle, believe to be alcohol, checked on, younger man’s car broke down, older man was helping, tow truck on the way, 12th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, caller reported outdoor display fell over on his vehicle, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, caller reported man sitting in vehicle with bag on his lap, head is bobbing, checked on, person was sitting in vehicle because his apartment was too warm, Unumb Street.

Fire, report of grill on fire on deck, Ridgeview Terrace NE.

Driving complaint, report of vehicle spewing black smoke, driving aggressively, 18th Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, report of man going door-to-door trying to sell Dish Network, 12th Avenue W.

Saturday, June 8

Suspicious person, caller reported two males walking south, one on the road, the other in the ditch, Dakota Street.

Traffic hazard, report of large raccoon in middle of the road, North McKay Avenue.

Property damage crash, report of vehicle that bumped into building, 7th Avenue E.

Shoplifting, female shoplifter in custody, 3rd Avenue E.

Traffic hazard, report of tire in the road, 30th Avenue W.

Suspicious person, caller reported man walking dog on property, he is not supposed to be there, Unumb Drive.

Drug related activity, person caught in bathroom shooting up heroin, 17th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, 4th Avenue W.

Fire, van on fire in parking lot, 50th Avenue W.

Shoplifting, one juvenile shoplifter in custody, Highway 29 S.

Sunday, June 9

Motorist assist, person’s vehicle died, had help coming, County Road 22 NW.

Suspicious activity, caller reported man came through woods pulling some type of yellow dolly, Lakepark Place.

Suspicious activity, caller reported a sign was stolen from yard and other items moved around, 5th Avenue E.

Suspicious person, man ran around corner, was trying to pull on a closed business door, man said he was walking to work and tries to avoid the police, Broadway Street.

Suspicious activity, caller reported two people loading a rug into back of truck, thought it looked strange, Broadway Street.

Animal complaint, report of chipmunk in window well, Viking Place.

Fraud, store manager has counterfeit $20, Highway 29 S.

Criminal damage to property, reports of graffiti on pop machine, back door in alley, Broadway Street.

Hit and run, caller reported son was hit by truck, Irving Street.

Suspicious activity, report of bathrooms being vandalized, 2nd Avenue E.

Criminal damage to property, report of damage to men’s bathroom, Fillmore 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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