Law Enforcement Blotter: April 8-10


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Friday, April 8

Public assist, caller's trash can was hit by a car last night, Geneva Road NE.

Driving complaint, Ford Ranger driving on the opposite side of the road, County Road 87 SW.

Driving complaint, gray sedan traveling at a high rate of speed and unsafe passing, County Road 20 NE.


Assist other agency, County Road 82 SE.

Assist other agency, County Road 21 SW.

Public assist, caller would like to talk to a deputy regarding questionable activity at a cabin, County Road 82 SE.

Driving complaint, caller states that a 3/4 ton truck with loud muffler is speeding up and down the road repeatedly, Partridge Lane SW.

Public assist, County Road 89 SW.

Assist other agency, 12th Avenue W.

Saturday, April 9

Assist other agency, Oak Street W, Osakis.


Suspicious vehicle, person pulled over to eat, Nokomis Street.

Public assist, North Nokomis Street.

Assist other agency, 17th Avenue E.

Criminal damage to property, road sign run over, County Road 45 SW.

Public assist, caller's boiler went out and needs contact from West Central, County Road 21 SW.

Assist other agency, Interstate 94, Osakis.

Motorist assist, provided lights for a tire change, Interstate 94, Osakis.

Suspicious vehicle, black car in a shelter belt that is not supposed to be there, Olsen Road NE, Nelson.


Suspicious person, female is hanging out at location acting strange and asking people for a ride, State Highway 29 N.

Property damage crash, vehicle pulling scaffolding hit a power line, Second Street W, Brandon.

Suspicious activity, 30th Avenue SE.

Criminal damage to property, black Honda threw something out of vehicle and shattered caller's driver side window, County Road 45 SW.

Assist other agency, Ninth Avenue E.

Driving complaint, Toyota Camry all over the road and almost hitting oncoming traffic, County Road 82 SE, Osakis.

Property damage crash, a few weeks ago person backed into caller's SUV and is refusing to help take care of repairs, Geneva Road NE.

Assist other agency, 50th Avenue W.


Driving complaint, same truck as last night is tearing up the roads again tonight, Partridge Lane SW.

Sunday, April 10

Public assist, caller has questions about driving a side by side on county roads, Douglas County.

Public assist, Second Street W, Brandon.

Public assist, County Road 10 NE, Osakis.

Assist other agency, State Highway 29 S.


Friday, April 8


Suspicious vehicle, truck in parking lot, flooring installer, Broadway Street.

Public assist, caller would like to speak to an officer regarding kids riding dirt bikes in the area, 17th Avenue W.

Driving complaint, Third Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, caller states a red Dodge Neon hit a phone pad yesterday and ripped the front bumper off and left it laying there, Fillmore Street.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Suspicious person, caller reporting a young male hanging around electrical box, person stated he was just clearing his head, 42nd Avenue W.

Assist other agency, Sixth Avenue W.

Public assist, Lake Street.


Public assist, giving adult male a ride, Broadway Street.

Public assist, 34th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, tailgating and intentionally swerving all over the road, State Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, someone keeps leaving things in front of caller's door, Cedar Street.

Public assist, caller wondering if it was legal to park in cul-de-sac, Madisson Street.

Driving complaint, multiple vehicles doing burnouts at location and some may be trespassed, State Highway 29 S.

Shoplifting, citation issued, 50th Avenue W.

Driving complaint, caller states male in Buick is following him, accusing him of going after his girlfriend, County Road 82 SE.

Public assist, person needs a ride home from clinic, 30th Avenue W.

Public assist, South Le Homme Dieu Drive NE.

Public assist, 10th Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, teenager threw something at caller's vehicle, 50th Avenue W.

Public assist, lost billfold, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious activity, gray minivan parked on side of the street with one male wandering around and another in the passenger seat moaning, all okay, 12th Avenue W.

Saturday, April 9

Driving complaint, 17th Avenue E.

10-50 hit and run, caller cut off by female driver in white GMC, words were exchanged, person backed into caller twice and then left, 50th Avenue W.

Theft, someone stole a gas tank from caller's yard last night, Fillmore Street.

Suspicious activity, Bryant Street.

Assist other agency, County Road 45 SW.

Public assist, Browns Point Road NW.

Assist other agency, County Road 82 SE, Osakis.

Driving complaint, driver doesn't have any brake lights, 30th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, SUV blew stop sign and caller almost hit it, Eighth Avenue E.

Public assist, Sixth Avenue E.

Public assist, lift assist, Darling Avenue E.

Suspicious vehicle, person was on break from work, 42nd Avenue W.

Sunday, April 10

Assist other agency, North Nokomis Street.

Public assist, drainage pipe behind the school is open, top grate has fallen inside, North McKay Avenue.

Public assist, caller states aunt is using meth heavily and destroying her house, Fillmore Street.

Driving complaint, no proof of insurance and careless driving, 50th Avenue W.

Fire, vehicle fire, put out, 30th Avenue W.

Public assist, Willow Drive.

Drug-related activity, caller states that person is smoking marijuana in the hotel room, State Highway 29 S.

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

Travis Gulbrandson covers several beats, including Osakis School Board and Osakis City Council, along with the Brandon-Evansville School Board. His focus will also be on crime and court news.
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