Law Enforcement Blotter: March 25-27


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Friday, March 25

Fraud, money was wired out of caller's bank account and the bank would like a report done, victim was scammed out of approximately $83,000, County Estates Court NW.

Public assist, Third Avenue W.

Public assist, caller is with Alexandria Township and has questions about how to deal with garbage that keeps blowing around at location into other yards, Maple Drive SE.


Public assist, Third Avenue W.

Assist other agency, Third Avenue W.

Assist other agency, State Highway 114 SW.

Property damage crash, third party caller stating there is a fish house tipped over, partially blocking lane, County Road 7 NW, Brandon.

10-52 with one vehicle, one-vehicle roll-over with injuries, County Road 82 NW, Brandon.

Assist other agency, Sixth Avenue E.

Driving complaint, red Ford truck not allowing cars to pass, County Road 4 SW.

Motorist assist, County Road 5 NE.


Motorist assist, radiator issues, County Road 28 SW.

Assist other agency, Evergreen Lane SW.

Assist other agency, Pike Street W, Osakis.

Saturday, March 26

Suspicious activity, Homestead Road NE, Nelson.

Assist other agency, 18th Avenue E.

Assist other agency, North Nokomis NE.

Driving complaint, caller stating person is driving without a license, vehicle is unoccupied and parked in front of the bar, City of Miltona.


Public assist, male party needs assistance getting in his wheelchair, Carlson Beach Road NW.

Assist other agency, Oak Street W, Osakis.

Assist other agency, County Road 30 NE, Nelson.

Driving complaint, vehicle swerving over center line, County Road 4 SW.

Public assist, wants to talk to deputy about a cold case, Seventh Avenue W.

Sunday, March 27

Assist other agency, Seventh Avenue E.

Public assist, people stuck in elevator in the lobby, person called back, they were able to get the people out, Arrowwood Lane NW.

Fire, unattended brush fire in empty lot, Lake Ida Way NW.

Assist other agency, North Nokomis Street.

Public assist, County Road 5 NW, Garfield.

Suspicious activity, caller stated there was a male standing on the lake, did not see anyone on the ice, Lake Darling.


Friday, March 25

Suspicious vehicle, Fourth Avenue E.

Public assist, list assist, no injuries, Lark Street.

Suspicious person, male or possibly a female with winter jacket and big backpack was banging on garage doors, person thought she heard yelling, Fillmore Street.

Drug-related activity, caller found drug paraphernalia in an apartment and would like it tested, Fillmore Street.

Drug-related activity, third degree controlled substance and fifth degree controlled substance, Northside Drive NE.

10-50 hit and run, customer witnessed a black Yukon hit an employee's car and take off, State Highway 29 S.

Fraud, someone cashed a check that was paid to a different vendor, Third Avenue E.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

10-50 hit and run, Broadway Street.

Juvenile trouble, North McKay Avenue.

Driving complaint, caller states young child sitting on driver's lap, South Broadway Street.

Public assist, Hawthorne Street.

Assist other agency, Fillmore Street.

Criminal damage to property, caller states that plastic lawn furniture flew out the back of truck and damaged her vehicle, 22nd Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, caller states the front door of a vacation rental property has been wide open for two days, wind likely blew the door open, Rosewood Lane SE.

Juvenile trouble, Sixth Avenue E.

Theft, older male wearing a brown coat took female's keys about half hour to 45 minutes ago, North Nokomis NE.

Assist other agency, County Road 4 SW.

Public assist, Ninth Avenue, Osakis.

Juvenile trouble, State Highway 29 S.

Saturday, March 26

Assist other agency, Sixth Avenue E.

Public assist, caller would like an officer to drive by his house and make sure his garage door is closed, Cherry Lane NE.

Suspicious activity, green car with someone sleeping in it, Fifth Avenue W.

Public assist, Third Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, caller found that someone had spilled canned goods on her front step, Cedar Street.

Suspicious activity, Fifth Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, reporting a group of people yelling back and forth in the driveway, parties were just having a conversation, all okay, Sixth Avenue E.

Public assist, State Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, gray Ford Edge was tailgating caller and driving erratically, North Nokomis NE.

Theft, caller believes someone stole some packages from the mailbox Thursday night at location, a male party then tried to sell him his own package back, North Nokomis Street.

Property damage crash, no injuries, State Highway 29 N.

Public assist, caller states a male party was passing out flyers, caller wants him removed, 30th Avenue E.

Public assist, Seventh Avenue W.

Suspicious vehicle, people were on private property digging in a dumpster, advised them to move along, 30th Avenue E.

Public assist, Third Avenue W.

Sunday, March 27

Public assist, State Highway 29 S.

Assist other agency, North McKay Avenue.

Property damage crash, minor crash, no injuries, Geneva Road NE.

Theft, gas drive-off, Broadway Street.

Motorist assist, battery died on vehicle, North McKay Avenue.

Property damage crash, minor crash, no injuries, Interstate 94 SW.

10-50 hit and run, caller states she saw vehicle hit another vehicle in the parking lot and then take off, North Nokomis Street.

Public assist, Fillmore Street.

Suspicious activity, black car with female inside stopping every few feet, seems to be scrunched down in the seat, Lake Street.

Theft, female walked out with her bag and didn't pay, Broadway Street.

Assist other agency, 34th Avenue W.

Public assist, North McKay Avenue.

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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