Osakis Police Blotter: February 23 - March 1

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February 23

Medical, transported, 6th Avenue N.

February 24

DARE education, 1st Avenue E.


Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Property damage crash, no injuries, 2nd Avenue W.

February 25

Public assist, male fell and needs help getting up, neighbor will give him a ride to the hospital, Pike Street W.

Animal complaint, injured raccoon on porch, tracks lead to lake, Lake Street, Alexandria.

Parking violation, spoke to truck driver about not blocking driveways and mailboxes, driver said he would move semi truck, Oak Street W.

Check welfare of person, caller stated male in apartment is not answering the door and may have fallen, made contact, person OK and denied medical attention, Main Street W.

Suspicious activity, caller stated they heard either gunshots or fireworks, drove area and didn't see or hear anything suspicious, Pike Street W.


February 26

Parking violations, two citations issued for winter parking violation, Oak Street W.

Domestic, caller's sister-in-law will not leave the residence because kids are there, person was cooperative, left in vehicle, only verbal, Central Avenue.

Warning for failure to use turn signal, 1st Avenue E.

February 27

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Parking complaint, car at end of driveway, person can't get out of driveway, contacted owner at school, warning issued, Oak Street W.

Nuisance violation, working without building permit, Nokomis Street W.


School patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, caller states their mail is getting taken or stolen, Lake Street E.

Suspicious vehicle, Oak Street W.

Lost property, Nokomis Street W.

Warning for failure to obey stop sign, County Road 10 SE.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 3rd Avenue E.

Follow-up, checked to see that work had been stopped until permits are approved, Nokomis Street W.


Check Welfare, woman in apartment is yelling, screaming and swearing, caller states woman has mental health issues, spoke with woman who said she was upset due to a bug infestation, Main Street W.

February 28

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Assist other agency, caller's 15-year-old son refused to go to school and then left home and went to the back of the property, has no phone on him, assisted looking for juvenile, County Road 2 SE.

Vehicle unlock, 8th Avenue E.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Vehicle in ditch, vehicle pulled from snowbank, only minor damage, appeared to have slid through the intersection, 6th Avenue W.


March 1

Public assist, truck plowing snow into caller's yard, person said they try not to blow anything into the yard, informed caller that video was needed for next time it happens, Pike Street W.

Medical, transported, Main Street E.

Vehicle in ditch, I-94.

Public assist, caller states her 13-year-old child won't let her into the house, report forwarded to Social Services, 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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