Law Enforcement Blotter: July 9

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Monday, July 9 Traffic hazard, tree down on the road, Evansville. Water complaint, comp has paddle boat that floated away from another residence tied up on dock, Miltona. Driving complaint, truck all over the road,...

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Monday, July 9

Traffic hazard, tree down on the road, Evansville.

Water complaint, comp has paddle boat that floated away from another residence tied up on dock, Miltona.

Driving complaint, truck all over the road, driver stopped, had spilled pop and was trying to clean it up, was given stern warning.


Animal complaint, dog in car, checked on, vehicle running with air on and dog was full of energy and appeared healthy.

Parking complaint, caller upset that people who are working down the road have a big rig parked in front of his house.

Animal complaint, neighbors dog is aggressive toward their family and attached their lab, Evansville.

Driving complaint, van tailgating caller, male driver of van pulled around her, stopped and approached the caller’s car, she has permit to carry, said she was scared and pulled out her gun, he backed off and stated he was going to call law enforcement on her, she called first and wanted to share her side of the story, Brandon.

Theft, caller said two wallets and makeup stolen of vehicle while at Maple Lake access fishing, Forada.

Traffic hazard, round bale on road, Miltona.

Water related incident, towed a large log to shore, Lake Carlos.

Traffic hazard, cones were knocked over onto road.


Suspicious activity, suspicious man behind the bar, Osakis.



Monday, July 9

Property damage crash, two vehicles, no injuries, utility box hit, one person cited for failure to yield, 6th Avenue East and McKay Avenue South.

Hit and run, caller reported someone hit her car when at the diner this morning.

Fraud, caller reported fraud on her bank account.

Theft, caller reported theft of bike, mother of comp found bike at the park, told person riding it to return it and he did, but bike was damaged.


Found property, person turned in two .22 bullets that were found.

Fraud, received a fraudulent order for cell phones from their company.

Attempted fraud/scam, comp states there was a credit card opened in his name, contacted credit card company and other agencies.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, almost hit two other vehicles.

Shoplifting, female shoplifter in custody, cited for theft.

Suspicious activity, caller said there were two vehicles full of kids bowfishing in creek by school, kids checked on, they were spearfishing and catching fish by hand, no bows were located.

Theft, motorized bike stolen from parking lot.

Firecracker complaint, fireworks at the house on the corner, advised group there were to be no more fireworks.

Suspicious activity, caller reported he was contacted by landlord that there were three men in his garage.

Driving complaint, vehicle in parking lot with kids riding on the hood.

Suspicious person, caller stated there was a man and a woman walking around parking lot for about 15 minutes, checked on and they were waiting for a ride in a lighted area.

Shooting complaint, caller thinks she heard a gunshot close to the McKay area, but unsure of location.


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

Related Topics: POLICE
Celeste Edenloff is the special projects editor and a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. She has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in 2016 to once again report on the community she calls home.
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