Law Enforcement Blotter: Aug. 27-29


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Friday, Aug. 27

Public assist, Oak Street S, Miltona.

Assist other agency, Dodge truck all over road, up and down in speed, Beaver Dam Drive SW.

Property damage crash, minor crash, County Road 73 NE.


Assist other agency, Jefferson Street.

Suspicious activity, 7th Avenue W.

Driving complaint, car passed on shoulder at high rate of speed, Interstate 94, Brandon.

Fraud, caller reporting someone filed for unemployment in his name, East Latoka Circle SW.

Attempted fraud, caller said he had a call from someone who said he had his social security number, County Road 40 NW, Garfield.

Assist other agency, Jefferson Street.

Assist other agency, GMC all over the road, State Highway 114 SW.

Public assist, provided directions to lost motorist, Brophy Landing NW.


Driving complaint, County Road 81 SE.

Suspicious vehicle, County Road 23 SE.

Saturday, Aug. 28

Assist other agency, 3rd Avenue W.

Assist other agency, motorcycle versus pole, North Nokomis NE.

Drug related activity, pot smoke coming in caller's windows from across the street, Forada Beach Road SE.

Assist other agency, minor crash reported, Interstate 94, Osakis.

Motorist assist, assisted with directions, Interstate 94 SW.


Hit and run, caller reporting his pontoon trailer was hit while parked at access, North Lake Miltona Drive NE, Miltona.

Public assist, Nevada Street.

Property damage crash, two-car crash, no injuries, Interstate 94, Evansville.

Public assist, 7th Avenue W.

Public assist, child standing in the street, parents located and were unaware he snuck outside, Agnes Boulevard.

Motorist assist, assisted with directions, County Road 86 SE.

Driving complaint, County Road 3 NE, Nelson.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, County Road 82 SE.

Motorist assist, North Nokomis NE.

Public assist, flag poles blown over, Tower Street, Kensington.

Suspicious activity, two individuals in the back of a white car, Lake Agnes.

Sunday, Aug. 29

Assist other agency, Lake Street.

Motorist assist, battery issue, Hunters Bay Road SW.

Public assist, gas drive-off, person stated he forgot to pay and would return right away to take care of it, County Road 14 NE, Miltona.

Motorist assist, vehicle stopped for turtle in the road, turtle was moved, County Road 1 NW, Evansville.

Suspicious activity, Le Homme Dieu Heights.

Assist other agency, Hawthorne Street.

Suspicious activity, caller said someone on her property refusing to leave, County Road 63 NE, Parkers Prairie.

Juvenile trouble, Latoka Beach Road NW.

Public assist, Oak Street N, Miltona.

Suspicious activity, caller states someone turned around in her driveway, County Road 65 NE, Carlos.

Suspicious activity, caller states the doorbell rang and she went to look and noticed someone threw a can of beans at the house, County Road 11 NW.

Assist other agency, 9th Avenue E.


Friday, Aug. 27

Public assist, State Highway 29 S.

Theft, caller thinks toolbox was taken out of the back of his truck, Hawthorne Street.

Property damage crash, minor crash, no injuries, 34th Avenue W.

Public assist, 34th Avenue E.

Suspicious person, Jefferson Street.

Public assist, 3rd Avenue E.

Driving complaint, Ford Focus swerved at car out of road rage, 3rd Avenue E.

Property damage crash, minor crash, truck door dinged, 17th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, vehicle almost sideswiped caller, Nokomis Street.

Theft, caller reporting some items stolen out of his vehicle, Broadway Street.

Suspicious activity, caller says they received a dresser with a bunch of check books and IDs in it, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious activity, white male dropped off a FedEx package that caller has not ordered, Hawthorne Street.

Public assist, caller reporting his truck was damaged while parked at location yesterday, State Highway 29 S.

Public assist, State Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, party in parking lot, State Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, Chevy Silverado speeding, turned without blinker, 50th Avenue W.

Saturday, Aug. 28

Suspicious vehicle, 10th Avenue E.

Public assist, Nevada Street.

Motorist assist, bus got water in transmission, eventually able to get it going again, 50th Avenue SE.

Theft, reporting theft of a tool box, Hawthorne Street.

Hit and run, caller rear-ended by white Dodge pickup, 3rd Avenue E.

Assist other agency, 5th Avenue W.

Attempted fraud, caller received a call from a roofing company she does not think exists and gave them some insurance information, Viking Place.

Property damage crash, minor crash, 44th Avenue W.

Public assist, gave directions, 5th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, caller reporting fake $5 bill, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, caller believes she heard two gunshots behind her building, they were fireworks, people did not have any more and were going inside, Unumb Court.

Sunday, Aug. 29

Suspicious activity, caller reporting two males trying to break into a trailer, 6th Avenue E.

Public assist, Arbor Crossing SE.

Public assist, Hawthorne Street.

Public assist, 8th Avenue E.

Juvenile trouble, 6th Avenue E.

Public assist, Kenwood Drive.

Driving complaint, caller states person does not have a valid driver's license, 5th Avenue E.

Burglary, back door broken into and things taken, State Highway 29 N.

Suspicious activity, three males came up to coworker and hit him on the back of the head, tried to grab his phone and wallet, North McKay Avenue.

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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