Law Enforcement Blotter: March 14-17


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Monday, March 14

Juvenile trouble, Alexandria Street.

Personal injury crash, crash with two injured parties, State Highway 55 SW, Kensington.

Public assist, Holmes Avenue, Brandon.


Public assist, male fell, no injuries, Carlson Beach Road NW.

Suspicious activity, male has been parked in front of caller's house for an hour, person is a Food Dudes driver, was waiting for his next call, Douglas Street.

Public assist, lift assist, Westbrook Circle.

Suspicious vehicle, parties were just meeting up to talk, County Road 42 NE.

Driving complaint, silver Buick all over the road, up and down in speed, elderly driver trying to eat Taco Bell, advised of complaint, Interstate 94.

Tuesday, March 15

Public assist, Eighth Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, construction truck with all windows down and shoes thrown out into the road, construction crew dropped rubber shoe covers, Bluffs Road NW.


Theft, gas drive-off, Central Avenue S, Brandon.

Assist other agency, Third Avenue E.

Public assist, female fell, no injuries, County Road 6 NW, Parkers Prairie.

Suspicious activity, person was on the caller's property about 30 minutes ago, asked about boat storage, caller wanted incident documented, Sandhill Lane NE.

Assist other agency, Mellow Lane SW, Kensington.

Public assist, caller wants to talk to an officer about getting his knife back and says that we are refusing to give it to him, Oak Street W, Osakis.

Assist other agency, State Highway 29 N.

Wednesday, March 16


Public assist, transported person home, 17th Avenue E.

Public assist, Halvorson Road NW, Garfield.

Fire, vehicle fire in the garage, Pawnee Drive SE.

Public assist, Fourth Street SE.

Fire, truck on fire, Wahtomin Trail NW.

Thursday, March 17

Assist other agency, Evergreen Lane SW.

Driving complaint, smaller blue pickup, male driver, erratic driving, Central Avenue S, Brandon.

Assist other agency, State Highway 29 S.

Attempted fraud, caller has questions about a possible scam that she has received claiming she has won money, Aaron Heights NW, Evansville.

Assist other agency, County Road 17 SE.

Criminal damage to property, caller's house was just paintballed, no vehicle description, no direction of travel, Lois Lane SE.

Assist other agency, Third Avenue E.

Criminal damage to property, east side of house was hit by several paintballs, no damage, Lois Lane SE.

Driving complaint, person 3 arrested for fifth degree controlled substance possession, person 1 arrested on Douglas County warrant, person 2 arrested for fourth degree DWI and fifth degree controlled substance, blood draw search warrant conducted, 34th Avenue W.


Monday, March 14

Public assist, transported person to his residence, 17th Avenue E.

Public assist, Evergreen Lane SW.

Public assist, lift assist, Pioneer Road SE.

Juvenile trouble, possession of tobacco, North McKay Avenue.

Public assist, Fifth Avenue E.

Theft, 50th Avenue W.

Shoplifting, female shoplifter currently in restroom, citation issued for theft, State Highway 29 S.

Public assist, caller needs a ride home, Unumb Street.

Suspicious person, male waiting for people to open the outside door to get in and has been going in and out, person said he was helping his girlfriend move but was about to leave, Fillmore Street.

Driving complaint, silver Buick all over the road up and down in speed, Interstate 94.

Tuesday, March 15

Suspicious activity, female caller said she can hear someone screaming for help, caller then hung up, no one screaming, no answer at door, Fillmore Street.

Suspicious vehicle, van parked in front for several days, Third Avenue E.

Property damage crash, minor crash, Broadway Street.

Public assist, Pioneer Road SE.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Public assist, Van Dyke Road NW.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Juvenile trouble, Glenn Road NW.

Attempted fraud, caller stated that he was advised to send someone $2,000 and get $500,000 in return, caller did not do it and wanted to report the incident, Irving Street.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Property damage crash, caller hit the arm on the railroad, no damage to noticed to railroad property, 22nd Avenue E.

Fraud, caller was scammed out of money on the Internet, South McKay Avenue.

Theft, purse and backpack stolen out of car in parking lot, State Highway 29 S.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Theft, caller would like to report a theft that occurred a few months ago, State Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, Dodge minivan and Pontiac racing in the parking lot yelling at people with a megaphone, State Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, white truck with two people inside driving around the parking lot with a megaphone screaming obscenities and being aggressive, loss prevention is going to make contact with group of kids in the parking lot, if problems persist they will be trespassed, State Highway 29 S.

Theft, theft in the store, caller found an order slip for a photolab order, order had not been paid for, State Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, no injuries, Sixth Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, male pulled up to a house, looked into the garage with a flashlight and then took off, caller was very rude yelling that we need to do our jobs and did not want to give address of the house they looked into, 14th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, caller states there are two vehicles that have been sitting in front of the gate talking for more than half an hour, male parties playing Pokemon Go, Irving Street.

Public assist, Geneva Road NE.

Public assist, Kinkead Drive.

Wednesday, March 16

Assist other agency, State Highway 29 S.

Criminal damage to property, North McKay Avenue.

Driving complaint, North McKay Avenue.

Public assist, lift assist, Fillmore Street.

Suspicious person, male party pacing by the dumpsters, person walking home and stopped to use picnic table at location, offered ride and transported to library, South Broadway Street.

Driving complaint, truck with American flag racing around parking lot going through the deep puddles, State Highway 29 S.

Suspicious activity, someone just paintballed the side of caller's house, no damage, no suspect description or direction of travel, Rosewood Lane SE.

Shoplifting, female was refusing to open her purse to give employees merchandise she stole, standing in the parking lot by the exit doors, husband is now on scene, person arrested for fifth degree possession, possess drug paraphernalia, shoplifting, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious person, male has been there for 30 minutes, refusing to leave, loitering in parking lot being loud and disruptive while talking on the phone, male was gone when officers arrived, Third Avenue E.

Public assist, person's tire blew out and officer assisted in changing it, County Road 22 NW.

Suspicious activity, caller reporting a lot of vehicles coming and going, driving at high rate of speed, will provide extra patrol, 34th Avenue E.

Thursday, March 17

Suspicious activity, employee got a call about a female urinating behind the store, State Highway 29 S.

Public assist, male needs help getting his wife up out of chair, good lift, Darling Avenue E.

Assist other agency, North Nokomis NE.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Public assist, Third Avenue W.

Drug-related activity, caller would like an officer to stop and pick up some items, Aga Drive.

Suspicious person, female party left location 15 minutes ago, believed to leave on foot, caller wants female trespassed from property, 50th Avenue W.

Assist other agency, East Minnesota Avenue, Glenwood.

Assist other agency, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious activity, there are two vehicles parked by the south entrance on the ramp that aren't supposed to be there, Pioneer Road SE.

Assist other agency, Third Avenue W.

Driving complaint, 34th Avenue W.

Driving complaint, vehicles drag racing and doing burnouts in the south end of the parking lot, State Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, 34th 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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