Osakis Police Blotter: May 26 - June 1

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May 26

Stopped for no tail lights, driver was able to get them working, Nokomis Street E.

School resource officer time, patrol school area, 1st Avenue E.

Juvenile trouble, county requested court date ASAP, they will notify police department if they find a bed, juvenile would not get out of bed and go to school, advised parent to call back if there are additional issues, Main Street W.


Bike found, girl's Schwinn Trixie, placed in impound, Central Avenue.

School resource officer time, 1st Avenue E.

School resource officer time, school patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Assault, Main Street E.

Check welfare, Social Services would like person checked on, she left Bethany against medical advice, make contact and notify caller with findings, Main Street W.

Traffic stop, warning, 6th Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, County Road 2 SE.

Traffic stop, warning, 2nd Avenue E.


Traffic stop, warning, Calvary Road SE.

Traffic stop, warning, County Road 82 SE.

Traffic stop, warning, 8th Avenue W.

Traffic stop, warning, Nokomis Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, Bird Lake Road NE.

Traffic stop, warning, 8th Avenue W.

May 27

Patrol, 1st Avenue E.


Assist other agency, Nokomis Street E.

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Animal complaint, people moved out of residence and left cats and kittens behind, one has been hit by car, Main Street W.

Funeral escort, 3rd Avenue W.

Patrol, 3rd Avenue W.

After school traffic, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, citation, 1st Avenue E.

Medical, assisted, no transport, Lake Street E.


Warning for expired tabs, tabs bought, 1st Avenue E.

Suspicious person, male outside of church for long time, 3rd Avenue W.

Medical, assisted, transported, Nokomis Street E.

School event, graduation parade, 1st Avenue E.

Assist State Patrol with lights, I-94.

Warning for driving without lights, County Road 82 SE.

Warning for tail lights out, County Road 2 SE.

Traffic stop, lost and needed directions, Nokomis Street E.


Warning for no lights on trailer, Nokomis Street W.

May 28

Check welfare, person did not show up for work, person was in hospital, Nokomis Street E.

Warning for no brake lights, 4th Avenue E.

Warning for speed in new 15 MPH zone, Block Lake Street E.

May 29

Medical, assisted, transported, State Highway 27.

Medical, assisted, transported, Pike Street W.


Child custody matter, 8th Avenue E.

Information State Highway 27 SE.

Found dog, canvassed neighborhood, advised owner to obtain dog license to prevent further issues, Lake Street E.

May 30

Assist Todd County with boater in distress, located at Battle Point dock, boat damaged.

Traffic hazard, removed down tree branches from roadway.

Vehicle unlock, Lake Street E.

Patrol, notified event at school of Tornado warning, 1st Avenue E.

Medical, transported, Oak Street W.

Traffic hazard, roadway flooded, provided emergency lights for traffic.

Public assist, flooding in front of town homes, notified to call public works.

Public assist, male needs ride home from ER, 17th Avenue E, Alexandria.

Public assist, gray box that runs water under the road has red light and buzzer going off, contacted city, 2nd Avenue E.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

May 31

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Boat washed up in front of address, owner was located and informed, Lake Street E.

Assist other agency, Alexandria Police Department requested contact with person, left doorhanger asking him to call, North Ketelle Drive.

Property damage crash, minor damage, both vehicles drivable, no injuries, Central Avenue.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Theft, phone taken out of car, believes one of three people she gave a ride from Duluth took the phone, attempt to locate person, left door hanger.

Updated fire danger sign.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

June 1

Theft by swindle, Lake Street E.

Patrol school area, 1st Avenue E.

Nuisance violation, foreclosed property, yard uncut, city ordered to cut, 1st Avenue E.

Animal complaint, caller is having issues with neighbor's dog coming into her yard, E-collar broke, owner put dog back inside, 3rd Avenue W.

Nuisance violation, spoke with person about length of their grass, advised they are getting and mower and addressing it, Nokomis Street W.

Education/presentation, spoke to students about importance of crossing street with an adult and looking both ways.

Nuisance violations, 9 warnings for dog licenses.

Nuisance violation, spoke with person about junk visible from the road, advised he would clean it up in the next week, Lake Street E.

Assist Todd County with traffic, cover officer, 6th Avenue N.

Nuisance violations, 3 attempts to contact persons regarding dog licenses.

Nuisance violations, 3 citations issued.

911 hang-up, disturbance, Main Street E.

Parking complaint, unoccupied vehicle in driveway, Queen 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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