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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 29 - Dec. 2


Thursday, Nov. 29

Fire, truck on fire, Highway 114 SW.

Motorist assist, deputy checked on stalled vehicle, ran out of gas, had someone coming, Highway 27 W.

Driving complaint, report of vehicle leaving location at high rate of speed.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 5 NW, Ottertail Trail NE, Carlos.

Vehicle in ditch, driver arrested for DWI, Northside Drive NE, Highway 29 N.

Friday, Nov. 30

Suspicious activity, caller reported that sometime in middle of night someone with a dog walked through his yard, up to his fish house, then to neighbor’s yard, Latoka Bay Road SW.

Motorist assist, unoccupied truck with hazard lights on, County Road 82, Osakis.

Suspicious activity, caller reported a couple of suspicious vehicles in the area, 10th Avenue SW.

Water rescue, four-wheeler through the ice, people out on ice, Highway 27 W., Kensington.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 14 NE, County Road 2 NE.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Suspicious vehicle, report of vehicle parked at pumps unoccupied, Highway 29 N.

Motorist assist, driver ran out of gas, people brought gas to driver, Latoka Drive NW, County Road 82 NW.

Traffic hazard, report of light at railroad crossing are flashing but no train in sight, County Road 5 NE, Miltona Carlos Road NE.

Traffic hazard, debris in roadway, County Road 40 NW, County Road 82 NW.

Traffic hazard, report of bales in the roadway, County Road 108 NW, County Road 16 NW.

Burglary, caller reported money stolen out of house along with two iPads, no signs of forced entry, County Road 3 SE.

Personal injury crash, two vehicle crash, unknown injuries, County Road 8 NW, County Road 82 NW.

Burglary, caller reported someone broke into her father’s house, several items are missing, Johnson Road NE.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 3 NE.

Suspicious activity, report of three to four people with flashlights at public access, area checked, nobody around except conservation officer.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Animal complaint, caller reported that a dog had been outside for almost 24 hours, thinks dog is freezing, 8th Street W.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 7 NW, Tanglewood Road NW.

Theft, caller reported his checkbook was stolen, Garfield.

Theft, report of stereo and tools taken from truck, Nelson Street, Nelson.

Water related incident, ATV through the ice, fish house partially submerged, Lake Geneva.

Animal complaint, report of a bald eagle that had been struck by vehicle, DNR contacted, County Road 14 NE, County Road 3 NE.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 82 SE.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 34 NW, Maple Circle NW.


Thursday, Nov. 29

Suspicious activity, caller believes his friends are going to try and break into neighbor’s house.

Suspicious activity, report of man inappropriately dressed when kids pass by going to school, man was standing in window wearing bra and underwear.

Criminal damage to property, report of storage unit broken into, North McKay Avenue.

Suspicious vehicle, report of vehicle handing around parking lot.

Hit and run, report of female in clinic with hip injury, stated she was hit by a car on Nov. 21.

Parking complaint, vehicle parked by fire hydrant in no parking zone.

Property damage crash, County Road 82 SE.

Attempted fraud, caller received suspicious voicemail from IRS.

Vehicle in ditch, Highway 29 N.

Friday, Nov. 30

Theft, caller reported truck was broken into, Skyline Drive NE.

Criminal damage to property, caller reported someone entered his garage, damaged his car.

Theft, report of theft of hockey bag, Steger Road NW.

Drug related activity, suspicious substance found in baggies, Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, person in vehicle doing donuts in parking lot, vehicle throwing rocks, a rock hit another vehicle, damage done to back window.

Driving complaint, vehicle crossing center and white lines.

Drug related activity, report of smell of marijuana coming from an apartment, 22nd Avenue E.

Property damage crash, vehicle hit pole in parking lot, Karl Drive NW.

Property damage crash, vehicle ran into semi, Interstate 94 SW.

Theft, report of dine and dash, citation issued for theft, Sanibel Drive.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Suspicious activity, caller reported she found camera and microphone in her bathroom fan, house checked, nothing abnormal located.

Property damage crash, caller reporting son had an accident and left the scene.

Found property, report of toolbox found in the ditch.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, no injuries, 50th Avenue W., Twin Boulevard.

Theft, house broken into, laptop stolen.

Shoplifting, one female in custody, one male still in store, both cited for theft, Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, citation issued for failure to yield, 50th Avenue W., Highway 29 S.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Trespassing complaint, report of kids trespassing through yard to get to lake, eggs were thrown at house, Bay Lane NE.

Suspicious vehicle, report of vehicle in parking lot running, has been running for two hours, someone in drivers seat appears to be sleeping.

Disturbance, female parent threatening people, has been asked to leave and won’t, person talked to, will wait in vehicle until basketball game is done, advised to not re-enter premises.

Driving complaint, caller reported driver of vehicle on phone almost cause of accidents.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, no injuries, County Road 46 SW, Nevada 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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