Law Enforcement Blotter: July 9-14


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Friday, July 9

Suspicious vehicle, agreed to leave, County Road 82 SE.

Suspicious vehicle, Pioneer Road SE.

Assist other agency, caller reported male walked to the door of her vacation property carrying a tool, assisted searching for suspect, Lake Park Place.


Foot patrol, Miltona.

Assist other agency, person reported 3 TVs missing, Kenwood Street.

Traffic escort, County Road 34 NW.

Fraud prevention referral from Grant County, Elbow Lake.

Driving complaint, caller reported trucks hauling gravel on road that has weight limit, no trucks in area, County Road 64 NW, Miltona.

Harassment, caller reported person entered his residence and took keys, 2nd Street W, Brandon.

Driving complaint, caller reports dump trucks drive by fast all day, County Road 64 NE, Miltona.

Driving complaint, caller reported car all over the road, County Road 4 SW.


Assist other agency, motorcycle pursuit, 12th Avenue W.

Traffic escort, Little Mary Circle SW.

Suspicious activity, Westwood Drive SW.

Driving complaint, report of driving at high speed, Bradley Court NE, Nelson.

Property damage crash, car vs. deer, County Road 5 NW, Brandon.

Saturday, July 10

Assist other agency, cover officer, 3rd Avenue E.

Assist other agency, female screaming, State Highway 29 S.


Property damage crash, car vs. deer, County Road 40 NW.

Parking complaint, State Highway 29 N.

Burning complaint, person burning pile of brush close to lake, Latoka Heights Lane SW.

Missing person, returned home, Sanstead Street W, Garfield.

Driving complaint, caller reported semi all over the road, I-94, Brandon.

Criminal damage to property, damage to statue, County Road 34 NW.

Assist other agency, i-94.

Patrol at street dance, Carlos.


Drug related activity, caller saw people doing drugs behind her house, Main Avenue, Carlos.

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle driving with no lights, County Road 82 SE.

Noise complaint, loud music across the lake, turned down, North Lake Mina Road NW.

Suspicious activity, caller reported someone knocking on house, Lakecrest Road NE.

Firecracker complaint, over the lake, Latoka Drive SW.

Sunday, July 11

Suspicious activity, report of someone driving slowly past house, Westwood Drive SW.

Personal injury crash, report of motorcycle in ditch with male unconscious, County Road 107 SW, Kensington.


Assist other agency, property damage crash, I-94.

Juvenile trouble, report that 6 males broke golf cart and left empty alcohol case, Arrowwood Lane NW.

Burning complaint, lots of black smoke, County Road 4 SW.

Firecracker complaint, Douglas Avenue, Carlos.

Noise complaint, loud tools, Forada Beach Road SE.

Monday, July 12

Foot patrol, Nelson.

Public assist, lift assist, West Lake Cowdry Road NW.


Public assist, cattle out in neighbors field, person wants money for damage, civil issue, West Mill Lake Road SW, Farwell.

Assist other agency, occupied pickup parked on side of building, 3rd Avenue W.

Juvenile trouble, caller reported juveniles tearing up his fields and bales, Magnuson Road SW.

Parking complaint, State Highway 29 N.

Firecracker complaint, caller retrieved a bag of fireworks from the street, Pleasant Grove NW, Garfield.

Fraud prevention.

Shooting complaint, caller found bullet holes in his garage, County Road 73 NE, Nelson.

Motorist assist, flat tire, County Road 7 NW, Brandon.

Theft, 2 wheels stolen and catalytic converter stolen from vehicle, County Road 82 SE, Nelson.

Assist other agency, investigation, Fish Hook Drive SW.

Fraud, person gave personal information, Kron Street, Evansville.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, County Road 82 NW.

Motorist assist, tow coming, County Road 102 NE, Parkers Prairie.

Tuesday, July 13

Traffic escort.

Animal complaint, dead horse in ditch, unable to locate, County Road 1 SW, Kensington.

Runaway, person is OK, North Nelson Street, Nelson.

Fraud prevention, Browns Point Road NW.

Attempted fraud, Shelkay Lane SW.

Grass fire, County Road 87 SW.

Suspicious activity, car sitting on trail with shredded tire, bike trail, Garfield.

Grass fire, County Road 5 NW.

Motorist assist, vehicle in intersection broken down, 18th Avenue W.

Assist other agency, dementia male left building, Main Street W, Osakis.

Motorist assist/stall, red tagged, County Road 45 SW.

Assist other agency, bathroom on fire, caller saw group of kids run from area, Fillmore Street.

Wednesday, July 14

School bus violation, County Road 5 NE, Carlos.

Nuisance violation, 2nd Street W, Brandon.

Assist other agency, personal injury crash, Hiview Drive SW.

Suspicious activity, garage door open, Caribou Lane SE.

Suspicious activity, tent is back in wildlife area with vehicle, County Road 15 SW, Kensington.

Animal complaint, 2 dogs barking every night, West Mill Lake Road SW, Farwell.


Friday, July 9

Suspicious person, Lakepark Place.

Driving complaint, 3rd Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, person arrested for controlled substance and small amount of marihuana, Runestone Avenue.

Criminal damage to property, broken window to kid's boat at preschool, 6th Avenue E.

Burglary, 3 TVs missing, Kenwood Street.

Fraud, caller received call stating they were getting information for Medicare, Van Dyke Road NW.

Driving complaint, caller reported people not stopping at intersection, County Road 11 NE.

Theft, bike taken, Fillmore Street.

Saturday, July 10

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle all over the road, Dakota Street.

Suspicious activity, two males picking lock, Runestone Avenue.

Sunday, July 11

Monday, July 12

Suspicious activity, Broadway Street.

Suspicious vehicle, 3rd Avenue W.

Public assist, State Highway 29 S.

Public assist, 30th Avenue W.

Public assist, State Highway 29 N.

Property damage crash, 2 vehicles, 3rd Avenue E.

Public assist, 3rd Avenue W.

Public assist, 7th Avenue W.

Suspicious person, 12th Avenue E.

Parking complaint, 5th Avenue W.

Property damage crash, hit and run, 6th Avenue W.

Traveler's aid, 3rd Avenue W.

Public assist, Darling Avenue E.

Traveler's aid, Broadway Street.

Tuesday, July 13

Suspicious vehicle, Kenwood Street.

Public assist, 17th Avenue E.

Public assist, Country Club Heights Road NW.

Suspicious activity, 4th Avenue E.

Suspicious person, Hawthorne Street.

Suspicious activity, South Broadway Street.

Assist other agency, Castle Lane SE.

Suspicious activity, 30th Avenue W.

Shoplifting, 3rd Avenue E.

Public assist.

Property damage crash, State Highway 29 S.

Public assist, State Highway 29 N.

Assist other agency, Spruce Street.

Public assist, Fairgrounds Road.

Public assist, 13th Avenue W.

Assist other agency, 18th Avenue W.

Public assist, 17th Avenue E.

Juvenile trouble, fake ID, Broadway Street.

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle swerving all over road, County Road 82.

Burning complaint, Ross Garden NW.

Firecracker complaint, 6th Avenue E.

Juvenile trouble, Rosewood Lane SE.

Motorist assist, I-94.

Public assist, Broadway Street.

Assist other agency, I-94.

Wednesday, July 14

Public assist, Broadway Street.

Assist other agency, I-94.

Suspicious vehicle, 11th Avenue E.

Drug related activity, Jefferson Street.

Shoplifting, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, Hawthorne Street.

Property damage crash, 5th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, 10th Avenue W.

Public assist, Whispering Oaks Drive NE.

Drug related activity, 5th Avenue E.

Public assist, Meadow Lane NE.

Suspicious vehicle, Broadway Street.

Public assist, 44th Avenue W.

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

Lowell Anderson has been a photographer and writer at the Echo Press since 1998.
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