Osakis Police Blotter: August 18-24

Police car


August 18

Medical, transported, Lake Street E.

August 19

Medical, transported, Lake Street E.


Check welfare, made contact and informed her that person wanted a call, 9th Avenue.

Dog bite, dog bit person's leg, doesn't need medical, wants to make sure dog is vaccinated, paperwork for vaccination found, Oak Street W.

Test record.

Fraud, counterfeit bills, three $100 bills accepted, placed into evidence, video shows black female, person arrested and picked up by Todd County, Nokomis Street E.

Public assist, caller would like additional copies of police reports, informed they would be available, Main Street W.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

August 20

Medical, no transport, Oak Street W.


Medical, transported, 7th Avenue E.

Public assist, person wants male off her property, parties separated upon arrival, person said caller picked him up and brought him there and then got irrational, family came and picked him up, caller requesting a no trespass order, Pike Street E.

Permit to purchase handgun, approved, Nokomis Street E.

Public assist, caller from out of town thinks she may have left her wallet at tourist information center, checked and no item found, left message for caller.

Traffic escort, Nokomis Street W.

Traffic escort, escort bikers to city beach.

Suspicious activity, AC stated two vehicles parked for 20 minutes and moved a box from one to the other, vehicles gone on arrival, one vehicle stopped for traffic violation later, person stated they moved beer from one vehicle to another.

Medical, transported, Oak Street W.


Phone found, owner located and property returned, Oak Street W.

Trespassing complaint, caller wants person trespassed due to failure to obey repeated requests to leave tenants alone, trespass order served, Nokomis Street E.

Citation for following too close, person stated another person bought him beer and put it in the trunk, beer and whiskey confiscated, 8th Avenue W.

Public assist, picking up person and brought back to Osakis, 17th Avenue E, Alexandria.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

August 21

Public assist, caller states she can't walk and needs a ride home, Nokomis Street W.

Medical, transported, Lake Street E.


Noise complaint/disturbance, caller wants person removed from her property, person loaded up items and attempted to drive away but 5th wheel was not engaged, stated it could be towed, person was walking back home and left truck running, escorted camper and truck tow as there were no working lights, Nokomis Street E.

Firecracker complaint, property owner spoken to and told no more would be allowed, 8th Avenue E.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

August 22

Suspicious person, female knocking on doors asking for the manager, saying someone took her trailer and truck, wrong agency, ignore, Nokomis Street E.

Medical, no transport, Nokomis Street W.

Suspicious person, male walking fell several times in trees, directed person, bike trail.

August 23


Lift assist, doors locked, neighbor has keys and responded, person was able to get himself up, Pike Street W.

Suspicious person, female with bare feet and dog trying to get into people's vehicles, was in info center, Main Street E.

Suspicious activity, door propped open at school, 1st Avenue E.

August 24

Lost dog, tan and black Yorkie, dog came home, E Lake Street.

Assist other agency, possible vehicle broken down, checked area, persons just needed a break, I-94/State Highway 27.

Driving complaint, diesel pickup blowing heavy smoke through town, unable to locate.

Citation for tint and noise ordinance violation, Nokomis 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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