Osakis Police Blotter: February 16-22

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February 16

Citation for winter parking violation, Oak Street W.

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Public assist, caller is meeting another person at the police department to exchange property, was told to request an officer to be there during the exchange, Nokomis Street E.


Property damage hit-and-run crash, SUV hit truck and continued west, driver reported hitting vehicle and leaving the scene, Pike Street E.

Vehicle unlock, could not unlock, Main Street W.

Assist other agency, caller reported a suspicious person was standing on County Road 82 looking into the field, no drink violation.

February 17

Vehicle unlock, Main Street W.

Nuisance violation, citation for building maintenance and appearance, Main Street W.

Attempted fraud/scam, caller received a phone call that she would receive money if she gave out her bank info, did not give info, post will be made on Facebook page.

Found animal, two dogs hanging around business, golden lab and German shepherd, contacted owner and told him to pick up his dogs, picked up, Main Street W.


Traffic stop, warning, 8th Avenue W.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for failure to stop and signal, Central Avenue.

Warning for license plate light out, 1st Avenue E.

February 18

Vehicle unlock, Central Avenue.

Citation for speed, 1st Avenue E.

February 19


911 hang-up, Todd County received call with male speaking Spanish, Main Street E.

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Parking complaint, warning tag left on trucks pertaining to no on-street parking ordinance, Oak Street E.

Stopped for revoked plates, driver arrested for driving after cancellation - inimical to public safety, transported to jail, booked and released, vehicle towed, 51/27.

Residential burglary alarm, glass break, 8th Avenue W.

Stopped for report of child on lap of passenger, turned out to be large dog, Central Avenue.

February 20

No events.


February 21

Citation for winter parking violation, 1st Avenue E.

Medical, pendant push, no transport, Main Street W.

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Property damage crash, person ran into pole by substation, no one around, will need tow, 3rd Avenue E.

Property damage crash, two vehicles blocking traffic, Nokomis Street E.

Medical, no transport, 3rd Avenue E.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.


February 22

Medical, transported, 2nd 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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