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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 4-7

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Thursday, July 4

Suspicious vehicle, County Road 82 SE, Osakis.

Suspicious persons, three males out walking, County Road 40 NW.

Assist other agency, male running around in yards, Government Point Road NE.

Suspicious vehicle, driver was reportedly picking up drunk friends walking from Zorbaz, North Nokomis NE.

Traffic hazard, boat parked on frontage road, Highway 114 SW.

Burglary, report of wallet and other things taken last night, L’Homme Dieu Heights NE.

Water related incident, report of vehicle blocking landing, boat can’t get in, County Road 7 SW, Kensington.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, Highway 27 W.

Water complaint, boat reportedly went between boat and tube and cut rope, driver cited for reckless boating, Lake Ida.

Fraud, report of fraudulent activity on credit card, County Road 88 SW.

Water complaint, jet ski too close to shore, East Lake Cowdry Lane SW.

Assist other agency, grill on fire on deck, Irvine Place.

Fire, grass fire, Bluestem Road SE.

Property damage crash, Lake Geneva Public Access.

Driving complaint, crossing center line, touching fog line, County Road 82 SE.

Water related incident, report of boat full of intoxicated people, Lake Carlos.

Driving complaint, not maintaining lane or speed, Interstate 94, mile marker 105.

Driving complaint, swerving all over the road, County Road 63 NE.

Suspicious activity, report of a male yelling profanity, County Road 42 NE.

Firecracker complaint, East 1st Street, Carlos.

Firecracker complaint, County Road 40 NW.

Firecracker complaint, Pristine Bay Court NW.

Firecracker complaint, Sandhill Lane NE.

Drug related activity, caller reported person had cocaine in vehicle, Arrowwood Lane NW.

Driving complaint, swerving all over the road, speeding, Interstate 94, mile marker 87.

Assist other agency, report of man laying on the ground in mall parking lot. 

Friday, July 5

Firecracker complaint, Casa Marina Lane NW.

Theft, report of a dog being stolen, Douglas Avenue, Carlos.

Theft, two purses stolen from vehicle, Lake Latoka.

Fire, shed fire, County Road 65 NE, Miltona.

Animal complaint, caller reported dog attacked his dog and knocked over his son, East Lake Miltona Drive NE, Miltona.

Criminal damage to property, caller reported someone rode a four-wheeler through yard, damaging the yard, Tower Street, Kensington.

Theft, fishing poles and speakers stolen out of truck, Stowe Avenue, Brandon.

Parking complaint, vehicle parked in turnaround is a hazard, Chickadee Lane SW.

Property damage crash, minor, County Road 40 NW.

Driving complaint, swerving all over, Central Avenue S., Brandon.

Driving complaint, all over the road, not using blinkers and speeding, Interstate 94, mile marker 97.

Vehicle in ditch, County Road 16 NW, Evansville.

Assist other agency, airplane enroute to airport with landing gear problems, plane landed safely without incident, Aga Drive.

Water complaint, boat violating no-wake zone, Lake Geneva.

Animal complaint, caller reported a bunch of carp dumped in the middle of the road, Centennial Drive NW.

Firecracker complaint, Mill Lake Shores Road SW, Farwell.

Firecracker complaint, Firesman Lodge Road SW.

Saturday, July 6

Theft, gas powered garden tools stolen from shed, Firemans Lodge Road SW.

Suspicious vehicle, male and female with garbage bags and clothing all around a vehicle, Brophy Landing NW.

Animal complaint, caller reported four dogs barked at him and his dogs and scared them, East Lake Carlos Drive NE.

Personal injury crash, three vehicles, County Road 82 NW, Evansville.

Patrol activity, deputy checking on a man crying, 4th Avenue E.

Water complaint, report of boater cutting in between other boats, Lake Victoria.

Water complaint, report of several boats violating wake zone, Maple Lake.

Stolen vehicle, County Road 17 SE.

Theft, caller believes her dog was stolen off its chain, Douglas Avenue, Carlos.

Suspicious person, man was taking pics of fuel tanks, checked on, man was raised in Minnesota but now lives in Scotland and was taking photos to show his friends, County Road 22 NW.

Firecracker complaint, Sugar Sand Lane NW.

Firecracker complaint, North Lake Miltona Drive NE, Miltona.

Firecracker complaint, West 6th Avenue, Carlos.

Sunday, July 7

Fight, report of a fight at the street dance, Evansville.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, Interstate 94, mile marker 100.

Criminal damage to property, caller reported someone broke mailbox, Mill Lake Shores Road SW, Farwell.

Water complaint, report of someone lighting off fireworks from dock and burned it, then tossed boxes and leftovers in the water, Sugar Sand Lane NW.

Criminal damage to property, dock and truck reportedly damaged during fireworks, Sugar Sand Lane NW.

Fraud, caller reported fraudulent use of credit card online, North Meades Addition Drive SE.

Theft, items reported stolen from caller’s home, Pheasant Way SW, Lowry.

Suspicious vehicle, vehicle parked near house for three days, West Lake Louise NW, Garfield.

Water complaint, caller reported fishing boats being power loaded onto trailers and it is ruining the shore, caller was told that it is not illegal to power load, Northwest Irene Lane NE, Parkers Prairie.

Criminal damage to property, caller reported someone keyed his vehicle overnight, Westwood Drive SW.

Water complaint, caller reported group of six jet skis sped too close to his dock, Lake Jessie.

Water complaint, caller reported children were unattended at a boat launch and in the way, Lake Burgen.

Suspicious activity, caller found inappropriate photos taken of his children by a third party person on his children’s iPad, Neewana Beach Road NE.

Fire, report of house full of smoke, food was left on the stove, County Road 1 NW, Evansville.

ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Thursday, July 4

Suspicious activity, report of man and woman fighting in grass, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious person, man carrying baseball bat over his head, North Nokomis Street.

Traffic hazard, white statue in the middle of the road, Nokomis Street.

Suspicious person, report of a male running around in peoples’ yards, Government Point Road NE.

Suspicious activity, caller thinks someone is in her home, thinks she hears whispering, Maple Street.

Suspicious vehicle, report of a vehicle with broken windshield and windows down parked for two to three weeks, Nevada Street.

Suspicious activity, report of vehicle parked in lot running with door open and no one around, 3rd Avenue E.

Fire, report of a grill on fire on a deck, Irvine Place.

Animal complaint, report of dog in vehicle, Highway 29 S.

Juvenile trouble, caller reported kids riding around area on mini bikes, 7th Avenue E.

Noise complaint, report of loud music, Kenwood Drive.

Parking complaint, report of a vehicle double parked, Arbor Crossing SE.

Firecracker complaint, Elm Street.

Suspicious activity, report of a minor drinking, got in car and opened another drink, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious person, male was approached by officer and took off on foot over back fence, North Nokomis NE.

Assist other agency, report of male pounding on cars, yelling and screaming and hitting people, County Road 42 NE.

Suspicious person, caller believes someone is in her basement, can hearing loud banging, Bethesda Street NW.

Firecracker complaint, 6th Avenue E.

Suspicious person, report of man laying on ground in mall parking lot.

Firecracker complaint, South McKay Avenue.

Friday, July 5

Driving complaint, report of an intoxicated driver, North Nokomis Street NE.

Suspicious activity, report of males walking around Viking Towers to see if bikes are locked up, Fillmore Street.

Parking complaint, caller reported vehicle parked in front of house since Saturday, Fillmore Street.

Parking complaint, report of a trailer parked at location for a week or longer, Douglas Street.

Theft, caller reported backpack leaf blower was stolen, North Nokomis NE.

Parking complaint, vehicle blocking alley, Hawthorne Street.

Property damage crash, vehicle hit power pole, Boys Avenue NE.

Property damage crash, Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, Dakota Street.

Theft, caller reported the theft of flags from yard, Darling Drive NW.

Property damage crash, 10th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, three cars involved, Dakota Street.

Property damage crash, Highway 29 S.

Shoplifting, report of a man stealing a shirt, Nokomis Street.

Property damage crash, Broadway Street.

Property damage crash, vehicle struck a rock in front of ATM, Broadway Street.

Driving complaint, caller witnessed driver run a stop sign because driver was watching her phone, 6th Avenue E.

Personal injury crash, Evergreen Lane SW.

Parking complaint, vehicle parked in handicapped parking spot that wasn’t supposed to be, Sanibel Drive.

Property damage crash, North Nokomis Street NE. 

Traffic hazard, tree blocking road, North Nokomis Street NE.

Criminal damage to property, caller reported shepherd’s hook in front yard was damaged, 4th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, three vehicles, 50th Avenue W. 

Theft, report of patio chair stolen from garage, Willow Drive.

Assist other agency, airplane enroute to airport with landing gear problems, plane landed safely without incident, Aga Drive.

Firecracker complaint, Nokomis Street.

Firecracker complaint, South Broadway Street.

Saturday, July 6

Vehicle in ditch, Highway 27 W.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Voyager Drive.

Parking complaint, report of vehicles pulled up on grass, people smoking and causing a scene for families at park, City Park Road.

Theft, caller reported two rings stolen from hotel, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported a vehicle keeps driving past his house, Runestone Drive.

Firecracker complaint, City Park Road.

Hit and run, 50th Avenue W.

Sunday, July 7

Suspicious activity, report of two males running from house, North McKay Avenue.

Animal complaint, report of dog barking for three hours, Anderson Way.

Driving complaint, all over the road, varying speeds, North Nokomis NE.

Firecracker complaint, Lake Street.

Suspicious activity, person attempting to get in camper caller was staying in, Hawthorne Street.

Animal complaint, caller’s dog was attacked by another dog, Van Avenue NE.

Suspicious activity, caller reported man in vehicle in parking lot was taking pictures of caller and her daughter, when caller approached vehicle, the driver sped off, 50th Avenue W.

Shoplifting, report of juvenile shoplifter, Highway 29 S.

Animal complaint, report of dog in vehicle, Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, report of two young females driving golf cart, almost hit caller’s dog, 2nd Avenue E.

Shoplifting, report of man walking out with cart full of automotive equipment, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, caller found inappropriate photos taken of his children by a third party person on his children’s iPad, City Park Road.

Property damage crash, Evergreen Lane SW.

Noise complaint, report of loud music, Lakeview Avenue.

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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