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Law Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 28-March 3

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DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Monday, Feb. 28

Suspicious person, strange-looking guy by courts, out for a walk, very cooperative, Broadway Street.

Suspicious vehicle, car parked in a lot with lights on, person was dropping work truck off and warming his car up, County Road 82 SE.

Public assist, Sanstead Street E, Garfield.

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Public assist, Hemlock Road NE, Carlos.

Theft, Wilderness Ridge Road SE.

Public assist, caller would like to turn in firearm she no longer wants in her home, caller left with firearm to sell it elsewhere, Reno View Drive SW.

Assist other agency, Fifth Avenue W.

Public assist, Main Avenue, Carlos.

Tuesday, March 1

Public assist, State Street S, Garfield.

Driving complaint, vehicle driving over 90 and passing other cars, County Road 82 SE, Nelson.

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Suspicious activity, many people coming in and out of the house at all hours, homeowner often out in a camper in the back yard, and caller states you can tell there is drug use going on, Chippewa Heights NW, Brandon.

Public assist, County Road 82 SE.

Drug-related activity, someone pulled into caller's driveway and smoked marijuana, then threw it out the window, caller did not have a vehicle or suspect information, State Highway 114 SW.

Public assist, answered question about the permit to carry laws, Voyager Drive.

Property damage crash, minor crash, State Highway 29 N.

Suspicious activity, someone is taking down a red Eskimo portable and caller thinks it is strange to do it in the dark, patrolled area and did not see any vehicles on the lake, Cowdry Access.

Public assist, lift assist, State Street N, Garfield.

Assist other agency, Interstate 94.

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Driving complaint, silver Charger almost ran caller off the road, County Road 82 SE, Nelson.

Assist other agency, Seventh Avenue E.

Wednesday, March 2

Assist other agency, Third Avenue E.

Public assist, Third Street W, Brandon.

Assist other agency, 360th Avenue.

Motorist assist, wood blowing out of tailgate, County Road 22 NW, Garfield.

Public assist, caller states a school bus has been driving by his residence and that the bus is not supposed to be driving on that road, suggested he speak to the school district and this is not enforceable by law enforcement, Aaron Heights NW, Evansville.

Public assist, escort for boys swimming to state, Pioneer Road SE.

Assist other agency, Second Avenue E.

Thursday, March 3

Assist other agency, Broadway Street.

Motorist assist, 50th Avenue W.

Attempted fraud, caller was the victim of a scam, Betsy Ross Road NW.

Theft, caller states person stole his EBT card, caller was unsure if the person had the card or lost it, advised caller to file for a new card through the state, County Road 82 SE.

Public assist, Grand Avenue N, Kensington.

Public assist, caller had questions about civil process and evictions, Seventh Avenue W.

Public assist, vehicle unlock, First Avenue E, Osakis.

Motorist assist, parking brake light came on, caller will drive slow and keep an eye on it, Aldrich Road NW, Garfield.

Public assist, County Road 82 SE.

Suspicious activity, caller has information on a suspicious vehicle, County Road 82 SE.

Motorist assist, caller's front tire fell off and he is in the middle of the road, provided lights, County Road 14 NE, Miltona.

ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Monday, Feb. 28

Suspicious activity, caller's home alarm started going off and then she heard a female voice say "Oh no" and took off running, Oak Knoll Drive NE.

Juvenile trouble, Robert Street NE.

Suspicious activity, Cardinal Lane SW.

Public assist, Hemlock Road.

Theft, caller had her purse taken from her vehicle, State Highway 29 S.

Public assist, Elm Street.

Criminal damage to property, caller noticed his license plate was hanging off his vehicle and wires pulled out by his camera, caller going to call back if there is a video of an incident from the apartment building, Sixth Avenue E.

Property damage crash, no injuries, blocking traffic, 50th Avenue W.

Driving complaint, South McKay Avenue.

Suspicious activity, male kicking the door to a garage in the alley, person arrested for first degree burglary, first degree criminal damage, fifth degree possession, fourth degree criminal damage and outstanding warrants, Fillmore Street.

10-50 hit and run, caller noticed damage to his vehicle that was parked by his house, North Park Street.

Property damage crash, State Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, State Highway 29 N.

Shoplifting, male left with some tools, security was able to recover some, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, Third Avenue W.

Public assist, 17th Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, person arrested for canceled IPS, fifth degree controlled substance, theft, obstructing legal process and three warrants, Jefferson Street.

Property damage crash, minor crash, State Highway 29 S.

Tuesday, March 1

Suspicious activity, Fifth Avenue W.

Assist other agency, Fifth Avenue E.

Public assist, Seventh Avenue E.

Public assist, Kenwood Drive.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

10-50 hit and run, caller was in the parking lot when someone hit her vehicle, she said it didn't leave a mark but did leave a dent, caller got a picture of the plate, 50th Avenue W.

Public assist, Eighth Avenue E.

Driving complaint, driver cut caller off and did not signal for a turn, Dakota Street.

Shoplifting, State Highway 29 S.

Public assist, lift assist, Trinity Street NW.

10-50 hit and run, 50th Avenue W.

Assist other agency, Third Avenue E.

Wednesday, March 2

Assist other agency, Little Mary Circle SW.

Assist other agency, County Road 1 NW, Evansville.

Juvenile trouble, Fourth Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, reports of someone screaming in the area, Fillmore Street.

Juvenile trouble, 17th Avenue E.

Suspicious vehicle, caller stating there is a Kubota tractor with a snow blower attached in their lot, does not know who it belongs to, 22nd Avenue W.

Public assist, lift assist, Anderson Way.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Suspicious person, male walking on Broadway in the southbound lane, 17th Avenue W.

Public assist, Third Avenue W.

Public assist, caller's furnace went out, West Central sent her here to obtain heaters, sent to sheriff's office to speak to someone with emergency management, State Highway 29 N.

Suspicious activity, Irving Street.

Theft, caller reporting a gun was stolen, 34th Avenue W.

Public assist, Eighth Avenue E.

Property damage crash, no injuries, Ninth Avenue W.

Theft, Douglas Street.

Public assist, escort for boys swimming to state, Pioneer Road SE.

Public assist, Lake Street.

Suspicious vehicle, SUV keeps driving into the parking lot for the last hour and drives around the building and leaves, State Highway 29 S.

Thursday, March 3

Assist other agency, County Road 82 SE.

Fraud, caller states that there was a fraudulent unemployment claim filed in his name, Douglas Street.

Property damage crash, two cars, drivers appear to be fighting, both parties gone when police arrived, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious activity, Elm Street.

Public assist, caller states person stole his EBT card, State Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, caller states it looks like severely intoxicated woman is getting into vehicle, Voyager Drive.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Public assist, Fillmore Street.

Theft, North McKay Avenue.

Assist other agency, Northside Drive NE.

Suspicious person, male party carrying white plastic bag walking in and out of traffic, County Road 82 SE.

Public assist, Fillmore Street.

Public assist, caller's children are locked in vehicle, State Highway 29 S.

Assist other agency, 44th Avenue W.

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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