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Osakis Police Blotter: April 28 - May 4

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April 28

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Parking complaint, fully in yellow facing west, citation issued, Oak Street.

Parking complaint, fully in yellow facing east, citation issued, Oak Street.


Warning for illegal window and windshield tint, Central/Oak Street.

Warning for tint, given 30 days to remove to legal level, 3rd Avenue W.

Permit to acquire handgun, Nokomis Street E.

Education/presentation, speaking to students about bike safety, 4th Avenue W.

Vehicle unlock, Nokomis Street E.

Patrol at end of school.

April 29

Citation for parking violation, 1st Avenue E.


Traffic stop, warning, 4th Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, citation, Nokomis Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, Lake Street.

Traffic stop, warning, 4th Avenue E.

Suspicious vehicle, I-94/Herberger Road SE.

Traffic stop, warning, Nokomis Street E.

Assist other agency, cover officer for State Patrol on traffic stop, State Highway 27.


Property damage crash, no injuries, person arrested for 3rd degree DWI test refusal, 6th Avenue N.

April 30

Driving complaint, pickup swerving and heading toward Osakis, unable to locate, State Highway 27.

Suspicious activity, caller's neighbor made comments that he hopes the building burns down, Main Street W.

Assist with security and event at prom, 1st Avenue E.

May 1

Found animal, yellow lab, owner found, Main Street W.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, citation, State Highway 27 SE.

Medical, transported, Oak Street W.

May 2

Check welfare, person is OK, returned call to friend, 9th Avenue E.

Funeral escort, Oak Street W.

Animal complaint, dog in middle of road, unable to catch, 1st Avenue W.

Medical, assisted, transported, Nokomis Street E.

Patrol, placed orange cones and crosswalk markers at school, 1st Avenue E.

Parking complaint, vehicle halfway in yellow, citation issued, Central Avenue.

Check welfare, person not answering phone, all OK, Pike Street E.

Warning for stop sign violation, Oak Street W.

May 3

School resource officer time outside school, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol at end of school.

Animal complaint, callers states there is a dog in a kennel covered in feces and howling, dog was healthy but kennel was dirty, spoke with owner and informed of complaint, Oak Street W.

May 4

Patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 6th Avenue N.

Citation for parking in no parking zone, completely in yellow, Central Avenue.

Traffic stop, warning, 8th Avenue W.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol, speed monitoring and reinforcement, Lake Street E.

Lift assist, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol in school area, complaints of vehicles stopping in roadway, made several vehicles move, 1st Avenue E.

Parking violation, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Neighbor dispute, Lake Street E.

Medical, assisted, transported, 1st Avenue W.

Check welfare, 9th Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, County 51/115th.

Traffic stop, Citation, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 3rd Avenue E.

Motorist assist/stall, suspicious person, warning, State Highway 27.

Bar check, Main Street 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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