Osakis Police Blotter: June 30 - July 6

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June 30

Citation for speed, County Road 31 SE.

Traffic enforcement, caller would like to speak to officer about people speeding in her neighborhood, Lake Street E.

Animal complaint, sick raccoon, dispatched, Lake Street E.


Traffic stop, warning, Lake Street.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, Lake Street.

Nuisance violation, ignore, Oak Street W.

Assist other agency, PBT for probation, Nokomis Street E.

Noise complaint/disturbance, male playing loud music in his truck, not loud enough to violate city ordinance, advised to keep it down, verbal warning, Pike Street W.

Driving complaint, car with no headlights, unable to locate, County Road 82 SE, Alexandria.

911 hang-up, no answer on call back, assisted with medical, transported, Oak Street W.


July 1

Warning for no plates, 8th Avenue W.

Public assist, caller wanted to speak to an officer about getting copy of report, copy provided, Main Street E.

Warning for speed, Lake Street E.

Suspicious activity, unfounded, Lake Osakis.

Patrol, refreshed medical supplies for lifeguard.

Assist other agency, report of building fire, person burning without a permit, citation, Clifford Lake Road SE.

Motorist assist, flat tire changed, 4th Avenue W.


Warning for stop sign violation, 1st Avenue E.

Assist other agency, truck with no lights on, transferred to State Patrol, drove to county line, unable to locate, I-94.

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

Checked area and locked restrooms.

July 2

Citation for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Citation for cell phone violation, warning for speed, County Road 2.

Warning for cell phone, Lake Street.


Assist other agency, 3 motorcycles driving very slow, lead bike is weaving, spoke with two persons, one was new and holding them back, County Road 82 SE.

Checked area and locked restrooms, Lake Street E.

Lift station alarm, notified city and attempted reset, will check back, County Road 4.

July 3

Assist other agency, 1st Avenue E.

Motorist assist/stall, pontoon issues, 1st Avenue E.

Animal complaint, caller stated dogs are in their yard and won't leave, jumping in their vehicles, found dog's owner, wireless collar not working, Oak Street W.

July 4


Alarm at lift station, city contacted, Lake Street.

Traffic stop, warning, County Road 51.

Two traffic stops, warnings, Lake Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, 170th.

Traffic stop, warning, 4th Avenue E.

Assist Todd County, West Union.

July 5

Check welfare, person is not home, out on motorcycle, Oak Street W.


July 6

Traffic stop, unfounded, Lake Street E.

Driving complaint, warning for speeding complaint, given two weeks to remove tint to legal level, 4th Avenue E.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

Fire alarm, Main 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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