Osakis Police Blotter: September 1-7

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September 1

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

School patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Burglary, female taking paddle boards and entering property and taking other items, King Street W.


Assist other agency, caller's son is falling down and can't walk, County Road 82 SE.

Patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Assist other agency, caller states he is a passenger in a taxi, driver changed his attitude and is very agitated, I-94, Alexandria.

Suicide threat, female unresponsive, no transport.

Medical, transported, Lake Street E.

Found dog, yellow with collar, dog was picked up, Nokomis Street E.

Patrol, security.

Warning for speed, County Road 51.


Check welfare, 75 year old fell the other day, health concerns and not answering family, spoke to person who will contact caller, all OK, Main Street W.

September 2

Check welfare, caller and her husband went to check on male and believe he may be deceased, person was deceased upon arrival, information gathered and MMEO contacted, Main Street W.

Warning for speed, Lake Street.

Warning for hand free law, 1st Avenue E.

Citation for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Citation for speed, State Highway 27 SE.


Two warnings for speed, County Road 3 SE.

Citation for speed, County Road 3 SE.

Citation for equipment violation, awaiting valid driver, 1st Avenue E.

Stopped for U-turn on Highway 27, citation for driving after suspension and no vehicle insurance, 6th Avenue E.

Checked area and locked restrooms.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

September 3

Caller's truck was stolen from his place of employment, stolen vehicle report, vehicle located in Brandon, 3rd Avenue E.


Assist other agency, vehicle all over the road, stopped and talked to driver, observed no driving conduct, County Road 82 SE.

Assist other agency, caller stated accident with female where she said she was fine, caller stated she looks kind of bad and there were other people on the site also, County Road 3 SE.

Report that child stepped on something and got hurt at neighboring site where a house was burned down by fire department, caller is wondering if signs should be put up until the mess is cleaned up, will pass info to fire department, Queen Street W.

Criminal damage to property, caller's ex kicked her door in, he is no longer there and she is fine for now, came to collect money and then left, Oak Street W.

Assist other agency, watching I-94 for stolen truck, located and pursued until it was stopped with stop sticks, driver arrested and transported to jail for fleeing, driving after suspension and reckless, 50th Avenue W, Alexandria.

Public assist, ignore, 3rd Avenue E, Alexandria.

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Assist other agency, male took off on foot from deputy, assisted Todd County Sheriff's Office with perimeter security during search for suspect, 115th Avenue.


September 4

Test record, Nokomis Street.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for tint, 4th Avenue E.

Theft of bike, spoke with caller, Nestor Street E.

Test record, ignore.

September 5

Public assist, caller would like officer to make sure bike he purchased is not stolen, did not match description of recently stolen bike, Oak Street W.


Citation for driving after revocation, 3rd Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, male seems out of it, resting due to sore ankle, gave him a ride home, Main Street W.

Warning for speed, Lake Street E.

Assist Todd County with recovering stolen 4-wheeler, West Union.

Camper fire, garbage fire, minor damage to camper, 8th Avenue W.

Check welfare, no one has seen male neighbor in a couple of days, garage door has been open, advised male is deceased and door secured, Main Street W.

September 6

School patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Motorist assist/stall, jump started, Central Avenue.

Cash found and turned in, 4th Avenue W.

Property damage crash, K Street E.

Property damage hit and run crash, 9/1 at high school parking lot, 1st Avenue E.

School patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Public assist, male in Elbow Lake has person's clothes and she wants them back, advised it was a civil issue, Nestor Street E.

Secured bathrooms at beach and park, Lake Street E.

Suspicious activity, vehicle parked along road with passenger door open, appears to be for sale, 1st Avenue E.

September 7

Medical, Lake Street E.

Patrol at start of school, 1st Avenue E.

Public assist, sex offender questions, Nestor Street E.

Vehicle stolen Saturday night or Sunday morning and was later involved in a crash in Todd County, Todd County has vehicle, person came in for interview in reference to his vehicle, Nokomis Street W.

Locked park bathrooms.

Suspicious activity, vehicle parked with doors open, no damage noted, will contact business owner, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, Calvary Road SE.

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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