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Law Enforcement Blotter: May 10-13

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Friday, May 10 Driving complaint, report of vehicle swerving back and forth, driving in passing lane, Interstate 94, mile marker 109. Utility call, report of pole on fire, possible transformer, County Road 3 NE, Mi...

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Friday, May 10

Driving complaint, report of vehicle swerving back and forth, driving in passing lane, Interstate 94, mile marker 109.

Utility call, report of pole on fire, possible transformer, County Road 3 NE, Miltona.

Water complaint, report of small aluminum boat that floated to the shore, Ridgewood Drive NW.


Property damage crash, minor crash, Lois Lane SE.

Threats, caller reported someone in yard threatening wife, suspect possibly had needles on him, Evansvile.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, speeding up, then slowing down, County Road 40 NW, Garfield.

Vehicle in ditch, Aldrich Road NW, Brandon.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 4 SE.

Public assist, deputy followed two young boys on golf cart drive back home, Hope Avenue.

Noise complaint, caller can hear music, unable to tell where it is coming from, Victoria Avenue, Carlos.

Saturday, May 11


Animal complaint, report of several horses running in the middle of the road, caller almost hit them, Highway 27 W., Kensington.

Animal complaint, report of cow outside of fenced area, County Road 2 SE, Osakis.

Suspicious person, report of man hanging around area for last two days, trying to get to Cyrus, but won’t leave, ride was given to county line, deputy from Pope County brought him home, County Road 40 NW, Garfield.

Water complaint, caller reported wooden stairs floated away from dock, wondering if anyone reported finding some stairs, East Lake Carlos Drive NE, Carlos.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, no injuries, one driver cited for failure to drive with due care, Anderson Street, Brandon.

Burning complaint, caller upset neighbor is burning in the wind conditions, checked on, fire was in small outdoor fire ring, East Lake Geneva Road NE.

Assist other agency, report of intoxicated male who fell off his scooter on the trail.

Burning complaint, report of large flames coming from area, checked on, residence was having bonfire in a fire pit, Golden Gate Avenue.


Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle with mattress on top won’t let caller pass, Interstate 94, mile marker 94.

Sunday, May 12

Assist other agency, report of semi all over the road, Interstate 94, mile marker 114.

Animal complaint, report of cows on the road, County Road 23 SE.

Assist other agency, report of two intoxicated males, Sanibel Drive.

Burning complaint, caller reported flames coming from about two miles south of his property, unsure of exact location, County Road 27 SW, Farwell.

Monday, May 13

Assist other agency, report of man out of control, trying to break in, Spruce Street.

Suspicious person, report of vehicle parked in employee parking, checked on, person was traveling and stopped to sleep for the night, Sanstead Street E., Garfield.

Driving complaint, report of vehicle all over the road, County Road 82 SE.

Traffic hazard, report of manure all over the road, Wildlife Lane SE, Osakis.

Driving complaint, caller wanted extra patrol because vehicles pass on the left when they are turning into the driveway, Robin Lane SW.

Burning complaint, caller reported it looked like someone burning off a field, fire is unattended, County Road 99 SW, Kensington.

Suspicious person, report of man who might be living in the woods, carrying around a chair and a bottle of alcohol, 44th Avenue W.



Friday, May 10

Parking in no parking zone, two reported, Broadway and 7th Avenue and Broadway and 6th Avenue.

Suspicious person, report of man in business who seems to be under the influence of something, Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, minor, no injuries, 30th Avenue W.

Hit and run, vehicle was hit while owner was inside, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported there were some shady people outside his house, 7th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, 30th Avenue W.

Noise complaint, caller reporting dogs in above apartment run back and forth all day and night, Arbor Crossing SE.

Saturday, May 11

Stolen vehicle, report of white service truck stolen overnight, 4th Avenue W.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, North Nokomis NE.

Suspicious person, caller reported a young man with a toolbox walking between buildings, looks suspicious, Broadway Street.

Theft, caller reported someone stole her tobacco and rolling papers, 3rd Avenue West.

Fire, possible house fire, Rosewood Lane SE.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported vehicle driving up and down road, female got out, went up and looked inside house, Bay Lane NE.

Suspicious person, report of person panhandling in the median, 50th Avenue W.

Check welfare of person, caller reported intoxicated man fell off scooter while on trail.

Drug related activity, caller wanted to speak to officer about drug deals going on across the street, 7th Avenue E.

Sunday, May 12

Noise complaint, caller reported people were doing construction work in apartment above her, they were painting, people were asked to quiet down for the night, 6th Avenue E.

ATV complaint, caller reported a three wheeler zipping up and down road, Hawthorne Street.

Burning complaint, caller reported guy burning a desk, caller upset about chemicals in the air, Spruce Street.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported suspicious vehicle, Birch Avenue.

Criminal damage to property, caller reported a kid damaged his vehicle, 6th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, report of two intoxicated males getting ready to leave in vehicle, Sanibel Drive.

Harassment, caller reported male obsessively texting, sending nude photos and threats, advised to block number, Ivy Circle.

Suspicious person, caller reported man walking around in peoples’ yards, Lakepark Avenue.

Monday, May 13

Animal complaint, report of dead cat on side of road, 3rd Avenue E.

Public assist, report of injured cat on the property, North Nokomis NE.

Drug related activity, report of three girls in vehicle smoking marijuana, Highway 29 N.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Highway 29 S.

Suspicious person, report of female in vehicle acting strange, bothering people in parking lot, appears to be on something, Broadway Street.

Fire, report of trailer fire, North McKay Avenue.

Shoplifting, report of shoplifters in custody, Highway 29 S.

Noise complaint, report of loud music, didn’t know where it was coming from, South McKay Avenue.

Property damage crash, report of head-on crash, 34th Avenue E.

Animal complaint, caller has injured stray cat at house, 7th Avenue E.


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 lead 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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