Osakis Police Blotter: April 14-20

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April 14

Medical, no transport, Oak Street W.

Medical, no transport, Main Street W.

Alarm, accidental trip, 3rd Avenue E.


Traffic hazard, 27/51.

Six applications for permit to purchase handguns, Nokomis Street E.

POR change of information, new vehicle, Nokomis Street E.

Child custody matter, caller and spouse made a report that his daughter left with boyfriend against parental wishes during a scheduled visitation, caller spoke with mother who refused to provide location of child, second time child has run off, caller stated mother informed him that the child was picked up and brought home, caller wants this documented, 1st Avenue E.

Child custody matter, caller reporting person missed child visitation, wants it documented, states it is the second time person has failed to provide him with court-ordered visitation, also reported to Long Prairie Police Department, Nokomis Street E.

Animal complaint, people left residence and left five cats there without food or water, 2 cats live trapped and brought to Humane Society for treatment, Main Street E.

Motorist assist/stall, driver has help coming, Nokomis Street W.

April 15


Medical, transported, 2nd Avenue E.

Suspicious person, caller reporting someone knocked on her door and then came in before she could answer, person had carpet samples and said she bought some, wouldn't leave right away, 1st Avenue E.

Suspicious vehicle, driving complaint, caller was almost hit, long form charges to Todd County for CS during DUI and 4th degree assault, person arrested, County Road 51.

Neighbor dispute, arguing about property line and wants to talk to officer, Lake Street E.

Vehicle unlock, Main Street W.

April 16

Displayed squad at school event, truck event, 1st Avenue E.

Deliver council agendas.


Traffic stop, citation, 8th Avenue W.

Medical, fall, no transport, 6th Avenue W.

Suspicious person, solicitor came into facility and disturbed some residents, Main Street W.

Noise complaint/disturbance, suspected gunshots or firecrackers, unable to locate, Main Street W.

April 17

Traffic stop, warning, 6th Avenue N.

Public assist, person needs help getting into house, Oak Street W.

Traffic stop, warning, 51/150th Street.


April 18

Medical, transported, Nokomis Street E.

Assist other agency, cows in road, County Road 10 SE.

April 19

Suspicious vehicle, called in by Todd County, unable to locate, 27/2.

Vehicle unlock, Central Avenue.

Motorist assist/stall, vehicle off roadway, no one around, Highway 27.

Application for permit to purchase handgun, Nokomis Street E.


Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

Assist other agency, request for contact information for two persons, King Street W.

Suspicious activity, weird CenterPoint energy car driving all around city, unable to locate.

April 20

Noise complaint/disturbance, report of neighbor banging on wall, Main Street W.

Public assist, lift assist, no transport, 2nd Avenue E.

Nuisance violation, 5th Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue W.


Traffic stop, warning, 2nd Avenue W.

Lost dog, located, Pike Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, 27/141st.

Traffic stop, citation, State Highway 27.

Assist Todd County with medical, Feather Drive.

Traffic stop, citation, 1st Avenue E.

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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