Law Enforcement Blotter: July 15-17


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Friday, July 15

Driving complaint, Interstate 94, Evansville.

Public assist, West Lake Jessie Drive SE.

Suspicious vehicle, person in the area trying to contact a friend, County Road 1 NW, Evansville.


Assist other agency, Seventh Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, East Lake Cowdry Road NW.

Motorist assist, person arrested for possession of short barrel shotgun, fifth degree drugs, third degree DWI refusal, County Road 82 NW, Evansville.

Saturday, July 16

Motorist assist, stalled vehicle, County Road 42 NE.

Suspicious activity, black truck drove off the road into the trees, County Road 14 NE, Miltona.

Public assist, lift assist, County Road 156 NW, Brandon.

Assist other agency, Third Avenue E.


Public assist, Maple Island Drive SE, Glenwood.

Assist other agency, Geneva Road NE.

Public assist, lift assist, East Lake Carlos Drive NE, Carlos.

Theft, person cited for theft, Castle Lane SE.

Public assist, South Darling Drive NW.

Driving complaint, tractor driving east with no light, 70th Street NW, Garfield.

Personal injury crash, County Road 20 NE.

Assist other agency, Nokomis Street E, Osakis.


Public assist, Park Street, Garfield.

Suspicious vehicle, Sunny Broke Drive NW.

Sunday, July 17

Assist other agency, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious person, male walking south in just his underwear and boots, County Road 3 NE, Nelson.

Assist other agency, Darling Avenue.

Assist other agency, Inspiration Trail, Ottertail County.

Assist other agency, Hawthorne Street.



Friday, July 15

Assist other agency, 34th Avenue W.

Public assist, 30th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, there is a $5 bill in the parking lot, person doesn't want to touch it in case it's laced with drugs, Broadway Street.

Public assist, 34th Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, child in a car seat alone in car, Third Avenue E.

10-50 hit and run, State Highway 29 S.


Motorist assist, brake issues, Dakota Street.

Property damage crash, minor crash, Third Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, caller states female approached her husband in the parking lot yesterday and threw a gold color ring in his lap and asked if he liked it, State Highway 29 S.

Public assist, South Broadway Street.

Assist other agency, Sixth Avenue E.

Public assist, couple refusing to move from drive-through, yelling at employees, Broadway Street.

Driving complaint, caller stating elderly male ran a stop sign and almost hit his son on a bike, Sixth Avenue W.

Driving complaint, golf cart being driven on bike path, County Road 82 SE.


Suspicious vehicle, vehicle drove through alley with no lights on, Hawthorne Street.

Public assist, Irving Street.

Saturday, July 16

Suspicious person, male wearing Superman shirt standing in traffic, 10th Avenue W.

Property damage crash, caller hit a vehicle, 11th Avenue E.

Public assist, lift assist, Pioneer Road SE.

Public assist, question about eviction time frame, Arbor Crossing SE.

Suspicious activity, Birch Avenue.

Public assist, Pioneer road SE.

Public assist, gas drive-off, will pay, 50th Avenue W.

Theft, State Highway 29 S.

Assist other agency, Third Avenue W.

Public assist, water coming out of manhole, Birch Avenue.

Public assist, provided ride, Lake Street.

Suspicious activity, Third Avenue E.

Public assist, Lake Street.

Driving complaint, teens on scooter being followed by a white sedan yelling obscenities, State Highway 29 N.

Suspicious person, 10th Avenue E.

Assist other agency, Evergreen Lane SW.

Sunday, July 17

Assist other agency, County Road 22 NW.

Suspicious person, Seventh Avenue W.

Criminal damage to property, someone hit vehicle overnight, Lark Street.

Public assist, caller states that person is running an extension cord from laundry room to their apartment, Broadway Street.

Driving complaint, vehicle pulled into gas station with toddler sitting on driver's lap, North Nokomis NE.

Public assist, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious activity, possible fake ID, Broadway Street.

Public assist, lift assist, Trinity Street NW.

Public assist, ride provided, 17th Avenue E.

Public assist, North Nokomis NE.

Property damage crash, car versus pole, 10th Avenue E.

Assist other agency, Interstate 94.

Assist other agency, Evergreen Lane SW.

Assist other agency, Long Prairie River.

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

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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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