Osakis Police Blotter: April 1-7


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April 1

Minor crash, report issued to both parties, E Nokomis.

Medical, transported, W Pike.

Theft, caller states her husband took her debit card and said he is taking all her money and leaving, civil, Central Ave.


Check welfare of person, W Pike.

Theft, couple in mid 20s left, bystander knew the person and called them to pay, E Main.

April 2

Caller thinks she's found some type of flash bomb, sparklers taped together, E Main.

Warning for headlight, E 4th Ave/E Nokomis.

Warning for headlight out, W Main.

Warning for headlight and tabs, W Nokomis.

Suspicious activity, open door and lights on, secured building, notified homeowners, E Main.


Warning for equipment, E 4th Ave/E Lake.

Warning for registration violation, W 4th Ave/W Nokomis.

Warning for headlight violation, W 4th Ave/W Nokomis.

April 3

Medical, transported, W Main.

Burning complaint, lots of smoke, property owner was burning brush pile and was calling for permit, stopped due to burning ban, issued warning, W Oak.

Caller can see large fire, ignore, CR 3.

Education/presentation, big vehicle day, E 1st Ave.


Assist other agency, group of cars and trucks racing all over roadway, Hwy 27.

Suspicious person, male ran through person's yard and out again, said he was sorry for causing a stir, just felt like running, E Pike.

April 4

Suspicious vehicle, pick-up in driveway running, adult arrest, W Queen.

Domestic, person punched caller in leg, was going to gather belongings and leave the residence, verbal only, no charges, E Pike.

Medical, transported, W Main.

Suspicious activity, report that someone could be stealing material from building, it was group of people who are remodeling house, W 2nd Ave.

Alarm, gift shop, no keys, E Pike.


April 5

Warning for speed, N 6th Ave/W Nokomis.

Follow-up investigation, checked for injury from assault prior week, nothing further, W 8th Ave.

Medical, transported, W Nokomis.

Warning for speed, W Nokomis.

Warning for seat belt and hand-free use, E Nokomis.

Suspicious activity, 2 boys trying to set stuff on fire, no fires were set, nothing further, St. Agnes Park.

Medical, transported, E 9th Ave.


Assist Douglas County Sheriff's Office and State Patrol, CR 10.

April 6

Lockdown drill, E 1st Ave.

Lost keys, Central Ave/E Nokomis.

Warning for tail light violation, E 1st Ave/E Nokomis.

April 7

Medical, transported, W Nokomis.

Caller states person did her taxes last year and is refusing to give paperwork back, E Pike.


Patrol at end of school, E 1st Ave.

Caller would like to speak with an officer about situation with her boyfriend, he is in hospital and if they can't get a hold of her police have permission to enter her residence and wake her, E 9th Ave.

Suspicious activity, caller stated she received messages that her brother sent photos of their mother's credit card to people, mother stated she did not give permission, brother stated it was an accident, report will be sent to county attorney for review of charges of fraud, W Oak.

Warning for driving conduct, E 2nd Ave/E Oak.

Citation for speed, W 1st Ave/W Main.

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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