Osakis Police Blotter: March 31 - April 6

Police car


March 31

Driving complaint, caller would like to speak to officer regarding vehicles not following school patrol signs and patrollers, will speak with owner of vehicle, 4th Avenue W.

Civil matter, tenants removed front door and replaced it with a tarp when they left, Main Street E.

Public assist, escorted city crew shutting off water to property, Lake Street W.


Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

Permit to acquire handgun, Nokomis Street E.

April 1

Traffic stop, warning, Main Street E.

Assist other agency, male and female arguing in vehicle and left at high speed, check welfare if contacted, located in Alex.

Traffic stop, warning, 2nd Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 3/Delilah.

Traffic stop, warning, Central Avenue.


Traffic stop, warning, 2nd Avenue W.

Child custody matter, caller advised that person violated court order at a visitation in Long Prairie, was advised by LPPD and attorney to make a report with police since mother and daughter live in Osakis, Main Street W.

Business check, bar check, Main Street E.

April 2

Public assist, person wants to give key to his house to OFR, Oak Street W.


Business check at convenience store, Nokomis Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, 4th Avenue W.


Traffic stop, citation, 27/8th Avenue E.

Extra patrol, 8th Avenue W.

Traffic stop, warning, Nokomis Street W.

Business check, Nokomis Street W.

Traffic stop, warning, 2nd Avenue E.

Traffic stop, citation, Nokomis Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, 2nd Avenue E.

Business and bar check, 8th Avenue E.

Juvenile trouble, caller says kids are being loud and broke a cabinet in the street, kids ran inside a house, debris pile removed from roadway, Central Avenue.

April 3

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Business check, Central Avenue.

Business check, Main Street E.

April 4

School resource officer time.

Check welfare, person could not contact her friend, made contact and friend made contact, Main Street W.

Check welfare, caller contacted, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

Suspicious activity, disturbance possibly ended in an assault, Nokomis Street E.

April 5

Traffic hazard, power line down from tree fall, 2nd Avenue E.

School resource officer time, 1st Avenue E.

Stopped for equipment, warning for tint and wheel wells, State Highway 27.

Vehicle unlock, Oak Street W.

Patrol at end of school.

Two applications to purchase handguns, Nokomis Street.

April 6

Commercial burglary alarm, alarm error from night shift possibly, Main Street W.

Todd County reporting vehicle in ditch, driver OK, would like Osakis police to check on it, 10/85.

Parking complaint, parked wrong way, located owner and had vehicle re-parked, warning, Central Avenue.

Assist other agency, DARE graduation, State Road, Sauk Centre.

End of school patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Medical, caller saw male unresponsive, Lake Street 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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