Osakis Police Blotter: July 7-13

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July 7

Assist other agency, domestic, male punched female, PC for arrest, Pope County states male said he is not going to jail and will fight, flagged as dangerous, assist Douglas County Sheriff's Office with traffic stop, cancelled due to only MS charges, I-94.

Domestic, screaming and shouting from apartment, child playing Xbox, everything OK, Main Street E.

Warning for tint, given 2 weeks to remove windshield tint and bring other windows to legal levels, 6th Avenue N.


Checked area and locked restrooms.

July 8

Medical, assisted, transported, Nokomis Street W.

Traffic stop, warning, 6th Avenue N.

Traffic stop, warning, Lake Street E.

Caller was bitten by a dog, potentially dangerous dog letter sent to person, Lake Street E.

July 9

Suspicious vehicle, driver was tired on I-94, taking a break, 3rd Avenue E.


Traffic hazard, caller states people keep moving barricades and driving where they shouldn't, replaced barricades, 8th Avenue E.

Wallet found, returned to owner.

Assist Todd County on welfare check, spoke with husband, wife had gone to friend's, said she was fine, relayed info to Todd County, County Road 4.

Suspicious person, unable to locate, Nestor Street E.

Foot patrol at car show.

Person thinks she might have been involved in fraud, Pike Street E.

Driving complaint, person was drunk and planned to drive, advised person not to drive and that they would be arrested if they did, 1st Avenue E.

Animal complaint, found dog, contacted owner and picked up dog, Nokomis Street W.


July 10

Medical, assisted, no transport, Lake Street E.

Report of stolen vehicle, caller had a verbal agreement on a vehicle and now can't get a hold of person, not stolen, vehicle already registered as sold, Main Street W.

Teenage boy threatened to throw a brick through caller's window, Nokomis Street W.

Waiver claim for ride-along.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Vehicle unlock, canceled on arrival, Nokomis Street W.

Trespassing complaint, two guys outside caller's house and she is scared, persons on property retrieving items, caller advised person is not welcome there, all persons very uncooperative, person advised not to return, Pike Street E.


Medical, assisted, transported, Lake Street E.

July 11

Sail boat tipped over, passing boater gave officer a ride and picked up 3 people, all OK, Lake Osakis.

Theft, Trek road bike stolen from residence overnight, 7th Avenue W.

July 12

Warning for speed, County Road 82 SE.

Warning for speed, Lake Street E.

Warning for speed, 27/Lake.


Bike found by main cart garages.

Warning for speed, Lake Street E.

Traffic stop, County Road 4.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Information request, security concerns, 8th Avenue E.

Noise complaint/disturbance, caller says it's too late for pounding and banging, construction for sewer, ordinance states they have until 10 p.m., 3rd Avenue W.

July 13

Checked area and locked restrooms.


Check welfare, person was on his way to a treatment center when he jumped out of the vehicle, unable to locate, Nokomis Street W.

Traffic stop, warning, Lake Street.

Animal complaint, skunk digging a hole under cabin, not able to dispatch it, generated Facebook post to try to live trap it, Lake Street E.

Assist Todd County with warrant check, no contact, tried multiple residences and found a burglary, Main Street E.

Assist Todd County with burglary, occurred in last few weeks, Main Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, 4th Avenue W.

Medical, assisted, transported, 1st 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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