Osakis Police Blotter: May 12-18

Police car


May 12

School resource officer time, 1st Avenue E.

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Weather spotting.


Suspicious activity, complaint of person tearing up the road, person apologized to owner, Nokomis Street E.

School resource officer time, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Background check on person for position with the city, Nokomis Street E.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for tint, driver had doctor's note but it did not meet legal standards, given 7 days to update paperwork or remove tint to legal level, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for window tint, Nokomis Street E, Alexandria.

Assist other agency, power lines down, County Road 82.


ALP call, power pole down, fire department on scene, no sparking, 4th Avenue W.

Medical, no transport, Oak Street W.

Locked restrooms.

May 13

Three letters sent to owners in reference to tint and muffler violations, Nokomis Street E.

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Fraud, Lake Street E.

Patrol, made contact with person and advised she will be getting a letter regarding dog licenses, Nestor Street E.


Medical, transported, 2nd Avenue E.

Assisted person with vehicle anti-theft system, diagnosed and solved, 2nd Avenue E.

Property damage crash, minor, 1st Avenue E.

Two dogs running around the area, people trying to catch them, returned to person, Lake Street E.

Traffic stop, warning, 4th Avenue E.

Warning for headlights out, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Motorist assist/stall, vehicle overheated, friend coming to help, State Highway 27.


Warning for tail light out, County Road 3 SE.

Assist other agency, loud people and revving engines, happens all the time, assist Douglas County Sheriff's Office, County Road 3 NE.

Warning for headlight out, expired tabs, tabs bought, 8th Avenue W.

May 14

Suspicious vehicle, high schoolers advised to move along soon, K Street E.

Patrol, stopped to speak with people fishing, State Highway 27.

Patrol, person flagged officer down, advised that he received a letter regarding dog license but he long longer has the dog at his residence, 1st Avenue E.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.


Traffic stop, warning, 8th Avenue E.

Found dog, Alexandria tag, secured dog at city hall, returned to person, advised to get Osakis tag, Oak Street E.

Patrol, Central Avenue.

Traffic stop, citation, 6th Avenue N.

May 15

Medical, transported, Nokomis Street W.

Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol, Main Street W.


Traffic stop, warning, 1st Avenue E.

Burning complaint, Oak Street W.

Medical, no transport, Main Street W.

May 16

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

Animal complaint, rabid skunk shot, homeowner will dispose of, Pike Street E.

Sexual assault report, appointment set up with an advocate from RRCAC.

Locked restrooms, Lion's Park/beach.

May 17

School resource officer time, 1st Avenue E.

Warrant, person turned himself in at police department, transported to Douglas County Jail for Kandiyohi warrant, Nokomis Street E.

Warning for tint, 4th Avenue W.

Warning for headlight, State Highway 27.

Medical, pendant push, all OK, Main Street W.

May 18

Warning for headlight, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for failure to dim, 1st Avenue E.

Secured bathrooms, Lake Street E.

Medical, transported, 2nd Avenue E.

Education/presentation, mock crash, Central Avenue.

Domestic, daughter was hit by father, yelling at her for wanting to go to mother's house, person arrested for domestic assault, citation for domestic and disorderly, Oak Street.

Lost animal, white shitzu, Fawn.

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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