Law Enforcement Blotter: April 28-29

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Tuesday, April 28

Assist other agency, Interstate 94, mile marker 83.

Suspicious activity, County Road 28 SW.

Assist other agency, 17th Avenue E.


Fire, skid loader on fire in a hay shed, Devils Lake Road NW, Brandon.

Public assist, Crooked Lake Lane SW, Farwell.

Driving complaint, swerving all over, wouldn't let caller pass, sped up, threw rocks up causing windshield to break, County Road 30 NE, Carlos.

Public assist, County Road 10 NE, Osakis.

Shoplifting, shoplifter took off on motorcycle, Highway 29 S.

Assist other agency, semi fire, Interstate 94, Todd County.

Assist other agency, Highway 29 S.

Animal complaint, caller reported neighbor dog attacked multiple people and other dogs, West Mill Lake Road SW, Farwell.


Public assist, Crestwood Drive NE.

Assist other agency, South Lake Union Drive SE.

Wednesday, April 29

Assist other agency, 17th Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, while at his home in Texas caller saw on video four people at his property in Osakis carrying shovels and levels, checked on, deputy found a receipt in door for a dock install, sent caller picture of bill, North Ketelle Drive NE.

Drug related activity, caller found syringe on the ground, South Nelson Street, Nelson.

Public assist, Maple Lane NE.

Public assist, Carlos Timbers Drive NE.


Fire, grass fire, Zimmel Road NE, Carlos.

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicles driving way too fast, East Lake Cowdry Road NW.

Juvenile trouble, caller reported kids throwing bottles and breaking glass on the trail, 3rd Avenue E.


Tuesday, April 28

Noise complaint, people being loud, possible smell of marijuana, Unumb Court.

Noise complaint, caller said people were being ridiculously loud, Kenwood Drive.

Suspicious person, Highway 29 S.


Suspicious activity, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious person, caller said person was attempting to break into vehicles, Willow Drive.

Theft, caller reported theft of tools from vehicle, Ash Street.

Shoplifting, male in custody, Highway 29 S.

Littering complaint, caller reported person was dumping trash and large items into their recycling dumpster, North Nokomis Street.

Shoplifting, shoplifter took off on a motorcycle, Highway 29 S.

Public assist, Highway 29 S.

Public assist, Fairgrounds Road.


Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle was trying to crash into him, run him off the road, Highway 29 S.

Animal complaint, caller said cat was acting strange, 8th Avenue E.

Wednesday, April 29

Public assist, Victor Street.

Public assist, Minnesota Street.

Public assist, Jefferson Street.

Property damage crash, no injuries, North Nokomis Street.

Assist other agency, Interstate 94, mile marker 103.


Public assist, Jefferson Street.

Theft, caller reported theft of cell phone and wallet case, 3rd Avenue E.

Public assist, 3rd Avenue W.

Drug related activity, caller found two syringes in parking lot, 6th Avenue E.

Suspicious vehicle, Runestone Place.

Hit and run, South Broadway Street.

Traffic hazard, road closed sign, 7th Avenue E.

Public assist, Meadow Lane NE.

Suspicious activity, Autumn Drive NW.

Suspicious activity, 7th Avenue W.

Public assist, Armstrong Road.

Juvenile trouble, caller reported kids were congregating by the creek, McAuliffe Place NW.

Suspicious vehicle, 6th Avenue W.

Driving complaint, possible drunk driver, North Nokomis NE.

Drug related activity, drug paraphernalia found, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, Victoria Drive.

Assist other agency, South McKay Avenue.

Suspicious activity, 22nd Avenue E.

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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