Osakis Police Blotter: June 16-22

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June 16

Caller states her mom needs to take a breathalyzer test, 1st Avenue E.

Property damage crash, dumpster blew across the street into vehicle, minor damage, antique store.

Suspicious person, male wearing black cut out a window screen and took off running toward the trail, male matching description located on trail and released, another male located and arrested for outstanding warrants, unable to locate burglary suspect, Main Street W.


June 17

Information, KOPS alert - juvenile runaway, Browerville.

Check welfare, female in 70s late for work, made contact and she's OK, Nokomis Street E.

Nuisance violation, property owner mowing and throwing grass into street, left message, Nokomis Street W.

Nuisance violation, uncut grass on vacant lot, contacted realtor, will get it cut, Nokomis Street W.

Nuisance violation, Nokomis Street W.

Updated fire sign.

Warning for driving conduct, Main Street W.


Driving complaint, report of vehicle all over the road, unable to locate, 1st Avenue E.

Domestic, caller states she was having an argument and person shoved her, doesn't want anything done, all persons feel safe staying there, Pike Street W.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

June 18

Medical, assisted, Ebony Road.

Vehicle unlock, Nokomis Street E.

June 19

Medical, transported, 2nd Avenue E.


Criminal damage to property, dirt bike kicked up rocks on person's driveway and may have hit his truck, left message for caller, Main Street E.

June 20

Medical, caller disconnected and when called back said she didn't want help, just looking for advice, Oak Street W.

Animal complaint, homing pigeon with band picked up at school, 1st Avenue E.

Vehicle unlock, 1st Avenue E.

Public assist, PBT per court order, on house arrest for 13 days, Nokomis Street E.

Funeral escort, Oak Street W.

Warning for stop sign and speed, Lake Street.


Public assist, caller wants officer on scene for custody exchange, Nokomis Street E.

June 21

Check welfare, beeping alarm coming from neighbor across the street, all clear, Pike Street W.

Warning for speed, Central Avenue.

Traffic stop, warning, Todd County 4.

Four traffic stops, warnings, Lake Street.

Two traffic stops, warnings, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, Lake Street E.


Traffic stop, warning, Nokomis Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, Lake Street E.


June 22

Medical, No transport, Oak Street W.

Warning for speed, 45/Lake.

Parking complaint, start 8-hour timer on trailer parked on street, owner will hook up, Lake Street.

Warning for stop sign violation, 1st Avenue E.


Suspicious activity, caller reported that a rented Bobcat might have been damaged while it was in Osakis, window missing, unsure if it was foul play or if it just blew out, two possible suspects, Lake Street E.

Parking complaint, in crosswalk/yellow, parking citation issued, Central Avenue.

Information, KOPS alert, attempt to locate adult, PC to arrest for DANCO violation if located, 7th Avenue W, Alexandria.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

Opened for chamber members for supplies, Main Street E.

Warning for driving conduct and tint, 1st Avenue E.

Parking complaint, citation for wrong way, 7th Avenue W.

Mentally ill person, caller wanting to leave a message for the Chief of Police regarding person being able to change his appearance.

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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