Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 6-8

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Friday, Sept. 6

Suspicious vehicle, Miltona Golf Course.

Property damage crash, vehicle rollover, no injuries, Interstate 94, mile marker 111.

Suspicious activity, caller reported people walking toward assisted living facility, Osakis.


Fire, caller reported seeing a large fire, checked on, was the city burning its brush pile, Brandon.

Traffic hazard, report of a tree branch laying across the road, Crestwood Drive NE.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, Centennial Drive NW.

Animal complaint, report of a horse in the road, County Road 22 NW.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 14 NE.

Public assist, caller reported there is a farm that has too much manure on the road, County Road 7 SW, Kensington.

Suspicious activity, caller reported four-wheeler parked at house no one has lived in for awhile, wanted it checked it, County Road 14 NE.

Burning complaint, caller stated someone is burning garbage in their yard, Lake Victoria SE.


Property damage crash, caller reported while driving something flew off a trailer in front of her and broke her windshield, County Road 86 SE.

Driving complaint, report of a distracted driver, County Road 4 SW.

Shooting complaint, report of neighbors shooting indiscriminately, South Maple Lake Road SE.

Driving complaint, vehicle almost ran caller off the road, Interstate 94, mile marker 100.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Public assist, report of possible theft of purses at a wedding, Carlos.

Noise complaint, caller report garage lights on, fire in the backyard and loud talking, Garfield.

Suspicious activity, caller reported someone cut a cable behind caller's house, Castle Lane SE.


Theft, report of a six-foot wireless charge, Arrowwood Lane NW.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Irving Street.

Juvenile trouble, caller report party with underage drinking, Garfield.

Animal complaint, report of cows on the road, County Road 7 SW.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Criminal damage to property, caller reported vehicle ripped up yard, hit a fence, Garfield.

Criminal damage to property, caller reported damage to vehicle, Garfield.

Suspicious person, report of female of coming out of the woods with paint on face, took off her pants and freaking out customers, Highway 29 S.

Driving complaint, vehicle weaving between the lines, County Road 82 SE.

Drunk driver, caller reported intoxicated driver getting in vehicle, heading toward Alexandria from Osakis.


Friday, Sept. 6

Suspicious activity, caller found male sleeping in entryway, 3rd Avenue E.

Suspicious person, caller reported man taking wood out of her garage, Oak Street.

Parking complaint, caller reported vehicle has been parked for awhile and caller wanted it removed, Broadway Street.

Property damage crash, Pioneer Road SE.

Dog bite, caller reported a dog bite that broke the skin, Nevada Street.

Animal complaint, caller wanted to speak to an officer, she is having issues with some kind of animal at night, Brendan Court.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, Pioneer Road SE.

Theft, report of vehicles being broken into, 17th Avenue E.

Property damage crash, Henry Avenue.

Property damage crash, Pioneer Road SE.

Suspicious activity, caller reported driver drove by residence and took pictures twice, Knut Street.

Suspicious activity, caller reported vehicle was following middle school girls who were running in the area, checked on, driver was the middle school coach who was following all the runners, Thomas Drive NE.

Theft, vehicle was broken into, 17th Avenue E.

Parking complaint, caller reported parking situation is out of control, Highway 29 N.

Burning complaint, South Broadway Street.

Shooting complaint, caller reported hearing two gunshots, Springdale Drive NE.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Burning complaint, report of a large fire in neighbor's yard, Roosevelt Street.

Suspicious person, caller saw someone walking through car lot after hours, wanted it checked out, Highway 29 S.

Animal complaint, caller reported evicted tenants left dogs behind, North McKay Avenue.

Theft, report of purse stolen, was recovered later, Donna Avenue SW.

Property damage crash, 3rd Avenue W.

Property damage crash, 50th Avenue W.

Property damage crash, Broadway Street.

Hit and run, 8th Avenue E.

Shooting complaint, caller reported hearing seven or eight gun shots, North Quincy Street.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Vehicle in ditch, North McKay Avenue.

Suspicious person, caller reported an unknown person knocking on door, doesn't know who it is and wanted it checked out, North McKay Avenue.

Shooting complaint, caller reported people hunting in field next to house in city limits, Abbygail Drive.

Property damage crash, 5th Avenue E.

Neighbor dispute, caller reported neighbor yelled at her and she wanted to speak to an officer on the phone, Fillmore Street.

Criminal damage to property, Arbor Crossing SE.

Driving complaint, caller reported driver cut in front of her then hit the brakes trying to get caller to rear-end her, 7th Avenue E.

Animal complaint, report of dogs barking in vehicle, 6th Avenue E.

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

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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