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Law Enforcement Blotter: August 17

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Monday, August 17

Suspicious vehicle, County Road 40 NW, Garfield.

Suspicious activity, caller reported hearing gun shots and finding pistol casings on his property, County Road 82 SE, Osakis.

Shooting complaint, Rambow Lane SE.


Property damage crash, County Road 8 NW.

Assist other agency, 5th Avenue E.

Assist other agency, Interstate 94, mile marker 88, Brandon.

Assist other agency, 44th Avenue W.

Assist other agency, 30th Avenue E.

Public assist, Canary Road SW.

Gas leak, report of propane tank leaking, Minnesota Street, Evansville.

Littering complaint, caller reported couch with a sale sign at the end of her driveway, County Road 34 NW.


Public assist, Maple Drive SE.

Public assist, Dittberners Creek Road NW, Miltona.

Public assist, 3rd Avenue W.


Monday, August 17

Driving complaint, caller reported invalid driver, 3rd Avenue E.

Assist other agency, Hintzen Street, Miltona.

Public assist, 6th Avenue W.


Public assist, 22nd Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, caller reported people luring geese and putting them in cages, 34th Avenue E.

Public assist, Irving Street.

Property damage crash, citation issued for disobeying semaphore, Broadway Street.

Assist other agency, 22nd Avenue W.

Fraud, caller reported his account being drained over the weekend, Lakepark Avenue.

Littering complaint, caller reported business dumpster being filled with household objects, North Nokomis NE.

Fraud, caller reported someone scamming her when she tried to sell a purse online, 4th Avenue E.

Attempted fraud/scam, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious vehicle, 7th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle driving south in the northbound lane, 44th Avenue W.

Driving complaint, caller reported intoxicated person driving away, 30th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, Geneva Drive.

Property damage crash, South McKay Avenue.

Assist other agency, 7th Avenue W.

Juvenile trouble, caller reported juvenile party, Lake Street.

Burning complaint, caller reported smoke from neighbor's fire blowing into her house, Steger Road NW.

Suspicious activity, caller reported seeing someone who seemed lost, 6th Avenue E.

Assist other agency, 5th Avenue W.

Suspicious person, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious vehicle, warning issued for person smoking near gas pumps, Broadway Street.

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

Jasmine Johnson joined the Echo Press staff in May 2020 as a general assignment reporter. She grew up in Becker, Minn., and later studied journalism and graphic design at Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minn.
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