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Osakis Police Blotter: January 5-11

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OSAKIS POLICE DEPARTMENT

January 5

Medical alarm, Main Street W.

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

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Citation for speed, warning for obstructed windshield, 1st Avenue E.

Stopped for speed and failure to obey stop sign, citation for stop sign violation, 1st Avenue E.

Motorist assist/stall, vehicle had been partially in the street since night, appeared to be stuck while trying to leave the driveway, tow truck was requested, family arrived and moved it, tow cancelled, Oak Street W.

Follow-up investigation, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Permit to purchase handgun, Nokomis Street E.

Parking complaint, report of vehicle in road and unoccupied, unable to locate, 1st Avenue E

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January 6

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed and tint, 2nd Avenue E.

Permit to acquire handgun, card issued, Nokomis Street E.

Permit to acquire handgun, rejected, does not live in Osakis, directed to contact Princeton police, Nokomis Street E.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

Two warnings for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol school during activities, 1st Avenue E.

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Citation for failure to obey stop sign, 1st Avenue E.

January 7

Juvenile trouble, Caller stating her 13-year-old son took her keys and won't give them back, she needs to go to work, was able to get keys back, Nokomis Street W.

Warning for speed, Nokomis Street W.

Public assist, property exchange, Lake Street E.

POR change of information, updated to Sauk Centre, Nokomis Street E.

Attempted fraud/scam, caller is trying to sell an item and is being scammed, information gathered and confirmed to be scammer trying to get money put into gift cards, told to block them, Main Street W.

Child protection issue, person is worried about grandson returning to his father, has been screened for assessment by Douglas County Social Services.

Parking complaint, caller was wondering why "no parking" signs were covered, informed that the city requested it to deal with parking for a large basketball tournament at the high school, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, male left without paying for gas, left a wallet that doesn't look like it belongs to him, will attempt to contact person, Nokomis Street E.

Violation of court order, caller stated person contacted her twice through her son's phone.

January 8

Public assist, lock on post office box is open, padlock closed, Main Street W.

911 hang-up, several calls in area, person was upset and had smashed his phone causing it to malfunction, no emergency, Oak Street E.

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

January 9

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Gas drive-off, left message with owner, Nokomis Street W.

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Civil matter, caller would like help getting his security deposit back, previous landlords will not tell him why they are keeping it and are not returning his calls, directed to small claims court, Main Street W.

Medical, transported, Lake Street E.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

January 10

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

January 11

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Vehicle unlock, Pike Street W.

Suspicious activity, caller received a package at work stamped Jan. 2021 that has a strange pouch on the outside, newspaper clippings and heart drawn around home address, caller will review names from time frame for possible suspects, Central Avenue.

Vulnerable adult, MAARC report for adult abuse.

Criminal background check for job application, nothing found, Nokomis Street E.

Motorist assist/stall, car died on side of road but is now parked in front of caller's house, states he will get it checked out the next day and towed if necessary, Pike Street W.

This is not a comprehensive report of all local law enforcement activity, rather, a brief recap of daily calls for service.

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Lowell Anderson has been a photographer and writer at the Echo Press since 1998.
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