Osakis Police Blotter: December 23-29


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December 23

Assist Todd County, lift assist, Fairfield Drive.

Medical, transported, 1st Avenue W.

Public assist, complaint that city is plowing snow into person's yard, not the city, pile will be removed, Main Street E.


Fraud, caller's employer received an unemployment claim under caller's name and social security number, state has been contacted by caller, Pike Street E.

Parking complaint, caller concerned about people parked in the street, one way traffic, normal parking for school pickup, 1st Avenue E.

Assist Todd County with suspect, County Road 95.

Assisted vet in getting hotel room per VFW.

December 24

Burglary alarm, false alarm, Central Avenue.

Traffic stop, warning, 8th Avenue E.

Traffic stop, citation, 1st Avenue E.


December 25

Public assist, gas spilling on ground instead of in vehicle, called key holder and left message, Nokomis Street W.

Vehicle unlock, 7th Avenue W.

December 26

Check welfare, person is possibly at her baby's father's place and there is a DANCO in place, 3rd Avenue E.

Check welfare, caller stated her sister-in-law took mushrooms and has acted paranoid and strange, states she attempted to cut herself, check welfare no further, Queen Street.

Traffic stop, warning, 27/37.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue W.


Waiver, ride along, Nokomis Street.

Traffic stop, warning, State Highway 27.

Traffic stop, warning, 3rd Avenue W.

Traffic stop, warning, 8th Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 4th Avenue E.

Assist other agency, two vehicles in ditch, unknown injuries, Douglas County Sheriff's Office handled, County Road 2 SE.

Personal injury crash, transport van, State Patrol handled, I-94/State Highway 27 SE.

December 27

Medical, alarm pendant push, all OK, Main Street E.

Public assist, someone trying to get out of their driveway, Nokomis Street W.

Medical, transported, 8th Avenue W.

December 28

Parking complaint, no on-street parking during snow removal, vehicle parked on street after midnight, parking ticked issued, Central Avenue.

Funeral escort, Oak Street W.

Medical, transported, Osage Street E.

Gas leak, meter torn off from side of building, 1st Avenue E.

Public assist, gave patient ride home, 17th Avenue E, Alexandria.

Parking complaint, caller was doing snow removal and had illegally-parked vehicle towed, Police department informed, Central Avenue.

December 29

Parking complaint, vehicle towed to Alexandria impound lot, ticket issued for on-street parking during snow removal, 8th Avenue E.

Public assist, person reported burned food in oven and then hung up, maintenance disabled alarm and will air out room and hallways, Main Street W.

Missing person, juvenile, located, 8th Avenue W.

Vehicle unlock, Main Street W.

Traffic stop, warning, Central Avenue.

Public assist, caller would like a call back but hung up when asked what it was regarding, questions about city parking ordinances and where he can park.

Traffic stop, warning, 2nd Avenue E.

Traffic stop, citation, 1st Avenue E.

Vehicle unlock, Nokomis Street W.

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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