Law Enforcement Blotter: April 20-22

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Monday, April 20

Public assist, East Lake Cowdry Road NW.

Assist other agency, 30th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, report of someone walking in the middle of the road, County Road 45 SW.


Driving complaint, Railroad Street, Evansville.

Traffic hazard, caller reported road is tore up, county highway notified, County Road 3 NE.

Suspicious activity, caller found cigarette burn holes in the carpet of his boat, East Burgen Road SE.

Theft, caller reported theft of a scan tool, Highway 29 N.

Fire, grass fire, Morningside Drive SW.

Suspicious vehicle, Main Street, Miltona.

Driving complaint, caller reported two dirt bikes causing a ruckus on the road, West Lake Cowdry Road NW.

Theft, caller reported vehicle was broken into, items missing, Sailor Drive NE.


Fraud, caller reported he sold a vehicle, was given a bad check, Canary Road NW.

Tuesday, April 21

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, 39th Avenue NE.

Suspicious person, County Road 14 NW, Miltona.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, Highway 114 SW.

Assist other agency, Country Shores SW.

Traffic hazard, report of a tree partially block the road, Pleasant Grove NW, Garfield.

Public assist, County Road 82 NW, Evansville.


Assist other agency, Highway 27 W.

Suspicious person, County Road 15 SW, Kensington.

Fraud, County Road 40 NW, Garfield.

Traffic hazard, report of semi that lost some of its round bales, County Road 14 NE, Miltona.

Assist other agency, East Street N., Garfield.

Burning complaint, Firemans Lodge Road SW.

Driving complaint, swerving, braking, varying speeds, County Road 7 SE, Kensington.

Shooting complaint, Lake Ida Way NW.


Burning complaint, County Road 78 SE, Osakis.

Wednesday, April 22

Theft, caller reported wallet stolen, credit card was used, Beacon Road SW, Kensington.

Public assist, Sanstead Street E., Garfield.

Animal complaint, caller reported aggressive dog, chased caller's wife, bit another dog, Maple Lane NE.

Driving complaint, people driving too fast, Big Chip Trail NW, Garfield.

Driving complaint, all over the road, Church Avenue SE.

Animal complaint, caller reported neighbor's dogs keep coming on his property, Highway 29 N.


Driving complaint, crossing center line, County Road 82 SE, Nelson.

Fire, grass fire, Forada Beach Road SE.

Public assist, County Road 4 SW.

Fire, caller reported piles of wood under transformer on fire, Hunt Lake Road NW, Evansville.

Burning complaint, Bedman Drive NW.

Assist other agency, 3rd Avenue W.

Suspicious vehicle, Brophy Landing NW.

Noise complaint, report of loud music, West 8th Street, Carlos.



Monday, April 20

Criminal damage to property, caller reported glass building door was shattered, Willow Drive.

Fire, caller reported smelling smoke, Broadway Street.

Suspicious activity, caller reported two males were going through the trash behind his house, Douglas Street.

Suspicious activity, caller reported paint was splattered on her driveway and her vehicle, Skyline Drive NE.

Noise complaint, loud music and squealing tires, Jefferson Street.

Assist other agency, 6th Avenue W.

Suspicious person, Arbor Crossing SE.

Theft, vehicle broken into, Unumb Street.

Noise complaint, loud music, South Broadway Street.

Public assist 7th Avenue W.

Suspicious person, report of person sitting in between three pine trees, Victor Street.

Fire, grass fire, 22nd Avenue E.

Tuesday, April 21

Public assist, Highway 29 S.

Public assist, Minnesota Street.

Suspicious activity, 50th Avenue W.

Driving complaint, vehicle cut caller off, yelled at him, North Nokomis Street.

Theft, Broadway Street.

Shoplifting, report of juvenile female shoplifter, 3rd Avenue E.

Drunk, report of intoxicated person, Lake Street.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus overhang, Sanibel Drive.

Suspicious activity, Fillmore Street.

Wednesday, April 22

Public assist, Minnesota Street.

Driving complaint, caller said vehicle almost hit, 30th Avenue E.

Theft, wallet stolen, credit card used, 34th Avenue W.

Drug related activity, caller reported finding a syringe in the bathroom, 3rd Avenue E.

Public assist, Highway 29 N.

Public assist, 6th Avenue E.

Suspicious person, 10th Avenue E.

Public assist, Kenwood Drive.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus garage, 22nd Avenue E.

Fraud, counterfeit complaint, 3rd Avenue E.

Parking complaint, Unumb Street.

Dog bite, caller reported a dog bite to the ankle, Lakepark Avenue.

Suspicious activity, caller reported kids skating at the skate park, which is closed, Fillmore Street.

Attempted fraud/scam, caller reported potential email scam, 4th Avenue E.

Burning complaint, Cherry Lane Court NE.

Burning complaint, 7th Avenue E.

Burning complaint, 17th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, recklessly driving in parking lot, 3rd Avenue W.

This is not a comprehensive report of all local law enforcement activity, rather, a brief recap of daily calls for service.

Celeste Edenloff is the special projects editor and a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. She 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 2016 to once again report on the community she calls home.
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