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Law Enforcement Blotter: Jan. 7-8

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Monday, Jan. 7

Vehicle in ditch, County Road 1 SW, County Road 103 SW.

Suspicious person, caller helped people who went into the ditch, thought situation was suspicious, wanted to talk to a deputy.

Vehicle in ditch, County Road 5 NE, Miltona Carlos Road NE.

Public assist, caller’s daughter ran out of gas, wanted assistance with lights due to location and road conditions, County Road 82 NW.

Traffic hazard, vehicles parked on road, causing hazard, Pospisil Drive.

Found property, license plate found on Blackwell Lake turned in, made contact with owner of vehicle, returned plate.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 40 NW, County Road 8 NW.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Animal complaint, three horses reportedly on the road, County Road 24.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported vehicle parked at end of his parent’s driveway for the past few days.

Motorist assist, stalled vehicle, County Road 5 NE, Highway 29 N.

Fire, report of roof on fire, possibly from the chimney, County Road 27 SW.

Animal complaint, caller reported that she could hear an animal crying and making weird noises.

ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Monday, Jan. 7

Hit and run, caller reported vehicle was in a crash then drove away quickly.

Theft, caller reported items stolen from front steps, Kenwood Drive.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Broadway Street.

Suspicious activity, caller reported older male staggered out of mall, sitting in vehicle.

Theft, caller reported wireless speaker was stolen from his vehicle, North McKay Avenue.

Driving complaint, report of vehicle passing in no pass zone.

Found property, two license plates found in car wash.

Driving complaint, vehicle driving in middle of road.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Suspicious activity, caller reported someone tried to open her door.

Public assist, caller found little girl who was walking, appeared to have fallen down, girl was dropped off with mom.

Shoplifting, two shoplifters, one male, one female, Highway 29 S.

Shoplifting, male in custody, Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle speeding, driver flipped caller off.

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle all over the road.

Burglary, caller just returned home from several days in jail, trailer broken into, items were stolen.

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle driving at very slow speeds, weaving in and out of lanes.

Drug related activity, caller reported smell of marijuana in apartment building.

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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