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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 8-9

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Monday, July 8

Juvenile trouble, caller said a juvenile female shattered a mirror and spit in caller’s face, East Burgen Road SE.

Theft, caller reported a vehicle break-in, Crestwood Drive NE.

Suspicious activity, caller found an abandoned bike on the trail, County Road 82 SE.

Fraud, caller reported credit card fraud, Colorado Circle SE.

Suspicious vehicle, report of female sleeping in driver’s seat, County Road 21 SW.

Burglary, report of storage shed broken into and speakers stolen, Highway 114 SW.

Traffic hazard, trailer parked on wrong side of street, Maple Springs Drive SE.

Fraud, caller reported possible credit card fraud, Main Street, Evansville.

Water complaint, caller reported boat sunk and is upside down in the lake, Lake Geneva.

Suspicious activity, caller reported 15-year-old son was solicited via SnapChat, Brandon.

Public assist, caller is upset that farmer is spraying field next to his property and spray is blowing on his property, Liberty Road NE.

Tuesday, July 9

Traffic hazard, debris in road, Highway 29 N.

Fraud, caller reported sending money to a company that was a fraud, Miltona.

Suspicious person, caller reported man walked off of bike trail about two hours ago and has just been sitting there, Brandon.

Animal complaint, report of a horse running through yards, Buckskin Road NE, Carlos.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, County Road 7 NW, Brandon.

Animal complaint, report of dog chained up without food or water, County Road 1 NW.

ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Monday, July 8

Burning complaint, caller reported fire pit with pretty big fire and no one around, 6th Avenue E.

Gas leak, strong smell of gas, employees reported headaches, Highway 29 S.

Theft, caller reported theft from vehicle, 4th Avenue E.

Theft, report of three vehicles broken into, 4th Avenue E.

Criminal damage to property, report of graffiti on ramps, Fillmore Skate Park.

Criminal damage to property, report of a slashed tire, Irving Street.

Theft, caller reported theft from vehicle, 6th Avenue E.

Parking complaint, caller reported there was still a vehicle parked in front of her house, Fillmore Street.

Hit and run, Highway 29 S.

Hit and run, Broadway Street.

Theft, report of theft from vehicle, Irving Street.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Nokomis Street.

Attempted fraud, caller received suspicious phone call in reference to her social security number, caller did not give out any information, 3rd Avenue E. 

Suspicious activity, caller reported neighbor was stealing from her again, 3rd Avenue W.

Burning complaint, neighbor burning garbage in fire pit in the backyard, Roosevelt Avenue. 

Theft, caller reported someone stole set of keys from vehicle, Jefferson Street.

Littering complaint, pieces of plywood and garbage were reportedly thrown in the creek, Steger Road.

Suspicious activity, caller reported man took photo of her house, Darling Avenue E. 

Theft, caller reported his vehicle was ransacked and a CD was stolen, 5th Avenue E.

Tuesday, July 9

Traffic hazard, trailer road into middle of the road, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious activity, caller believes someone is in her house, North Nokomis NE.

Theft, report of stolen bike, Birch Avenue.

Attempted fraud, caller received suspicious text, was a scam, Nokomis Street.

Parking compliant, vehicle parked in no parking zone, 6th Avenue E.

Parking complaint, report of semi blocking the lot, Broadway Street.

Property damage crash, three vehicles, 22nd Avenue E.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Dakota Street.

Suspicious activity, report of vehicle with garbage around it parked for a few days at location, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, report of small go-cart in the woods, Runestone Place.

Drug related activity, caller reported packages look like they have drugs in them, Jefferson Street.

Burglary, caller reported someone broke in through window, stole some items, Jefferson 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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