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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 5-6


Monday, Nov. 5

Parking complaint, report of a vehicle parked for several days, caller wanted it moved, it was towed, Garfield.

Public assist, caller needed assistant moving about a 100 head of cattle across the county road, County Road 6 NW, Ost Road NW, Parkers Prairie.

Theft, caller reported she has a collapsed barn on her property and believes someone is removing panels from the barn, Ashby.

Criminal damage to property, caller reported he received a call from a friend who told him someone damaged some of his property, burned one of his buildings, Ashby.

Assist other agency, report of driver all over the road, County Road 13 NE, Highway 29 N.

Assist other agency, report of vehicle all over the road, County Road 22 NW, Voyager Drive.

Fire, possible fire, Front Street, Brandon.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Animal complaint, cows on the road, Brandon.

Suspicious activity, caller reported seeing a hunter in blaze orange in the woods, heard a gunshot.

Suspicious activity, caller reported someone rang the doorbell, dog is barking, no one at the door, Burgen Terrace SE.

Traffic hazard, caller reported lumber jack lost a bunch of wood at intersection, Highway 27 W., Interstate 94 SW.

Public assist, caller found live round of ammunition in parking lot, rifle found near entrance to park, Miltona.

Property damage crash, a deputy was speaking to a hunter, while looking for his license, the hunter’s vehicle moved forward, rear-ended deputy’s squad car, Nelson.

Animal complaint, report of cows on the road, Evansville.

Public assist, heater was brought to residence until furnace could be fixed.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 14 NE, Goldenrod Drive NE.

Personal injury crash, Interstate 94.

Vehicle in ditch, caller reported vehicle in ditch in bean field, Nelson.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 1 SW.


Monday, Nov. 5

Burglary, caller reported lock was cut on the safe, place is trashed, Nokomis Street.

Vehicle in ditch, 34th Avenue W., Highway 29 S.

Suspicious person, caller reported man kicking things, upset about missing bus, was transported to another business to wait for next bus, Evergreen Lane SW.

Suspicious activity, caller reported someone syphoned gas from one of the work vehicles, cap was taken off and a short hose placed inside, 34th Avenue W.

Shoplifting, adult female in custody, Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, three vehicles, parking lot, 30th Avenue W.

Shoplifting, female in custody, meth in purse, Highway 29 S.

Hit and run, report of no injuries, 8th Avenue W., Cedar Street.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported vehicle had been sitting on side of building for couple of hours, person was waiting for friend to get done with work, Nokomis 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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