Osakis Police Blotter: July 14-20

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July 14

Found animal, dog picked up at city hall, 7th Avenue W.

July 15

Vehicle unlock, 1st Avenue E.


Funeral escort, 1st Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, customers heard a woman berating her husband and saying she was going to kill herself that night, staff will try to get more info, Main Street E.

Warning for stop sign violation, I-94/State Highway 27.

Burning complaint, person was warned that if fire was left unattended again he would receive a citation, Oak Street W.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

Citation for parking with left wheels to curb, Osakis Information Center.

July 16

Medical, transported, Osage Street E.


Medical, assisted, transported, 1st Avenue W.

Warning for speed, County Road 10 SE.

Barricades blocking traffic from traveling under the DATA Trail had been moved, moved back to block traffic, 82/27.

Domestic, 2 males fighting, one may be on something, separated now, one person transported to jail for BAC of .315, transported to SCT detox, assault complaint will be sent to attorney for charges, Nokomis Street E.

Escort to St. Cloud detox, 17th Avenue E, Alexandria.

July 17

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Motorist assist/stall, motor home broke down, towed off the road by a passerby, Nokomis Street E.


Warning for pulling out in between vehicle escort, Nokomis Street.

Medical, transported, 6th Avenue N.

Attempt to locate person and her son, unknown direction of travel, if located check welfare and contact Todd County.

Citation for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Driving complaint, caller states truck cut him off and flipped him the bird, spoke with person who stated he didn't do it and then went into a rant about conspiracies, 3rd Avenue W.

Warning for stop sign, Central/Main.

Medical, transported, Nokomis Street W.

Checked area and locked restrooms.


July 18

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Public assist, drive off, plate does not match, Nokomis Street W.

Medical, assisted, transported, Central Avenue.

Civil matter, letter sent to owner, Nokomis Street W.

Medical, assisted, transported, 6th Avenue W.

July 19

Found animal, male yellow lab, owner found, 9th Avenue E.


Information, Lake Street E.

July 20

POR change of information, update, COI sent to BCA confirming release from incarceration to parent address, Nokomis Street E.

Warning for speed, Lake Street E.

Checked area and locked restroom.

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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