Osakis Police Blotter: April 29-May 5

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April 29

Medical, male cancer patient with severe weakness and running a fever, assisted with patient loading, transported, W Main.

OEMR Zoom meeting/training.

April 30


School resource officer meeting with school admin, E 1st Ave.

Caller is maintenance person and would like to speak to someone about someone slashing screens, W Main.

Medical, female fell off bike and hit her head, assisted on scene and transported bike back to residence, transported, Central/DATA Trail.

Vehicle unlock, W 8th Ave.

13 warnings for students with failing grades, school resource officer spoke to parents and students, Osakis and Sauk Centre.

May 1

Assist other agency, male sitting in vehicle in the parking lot and following drivers on their routes, Smith Lake Rd, Alexandria .

Child custody matter, would like assistance with child exchange, caller said person has been refusing to let him have his every-other-weekend visitation time with his daughter, stated that she either refuses or will not be at home during the pickup time, she was not home this day, wanted it documented for court, W 3rd Ave.


May 2

Criminal damage to property, complaint of screen on north facing window cut in 2 places, has had several screens cut over the last 2 years along with another apartment, W Main.

2 applications for permits to purchase handguns, E Nokomis.

Assist other agency, backing Todd County Sheriff's Office as they checked for someone wanted for OFP violation, person arrested at creamery , transported partway to LP and met by deputy, Hwy 27.

May 3

Assist other agency, Todd County chase, cancelled upon arrival, 27/11.

Juvenile trouble, E 8th Ave.

Burglary, hearing something with the screen, unable to understand caller, checked area but found no signs, windows did not have any marks, will increase patrols in area, E Lake.


Foot patrol, Main/Central Ave.

May 4

Suspicious activity, person called again stating someone has been trying to get in his house for about an hour, nothing found, E Lake.

Mentally ill person, caller is still afraid to be in his house, first stated he wanted to go to the hospital but dispatch could hear his girlfriend in the background offering to take him to the ER, he was refusing her help and not wanting to leave without an officer because there are still people in the house, checked residence several times with the caller, after deputies arrived he was transported to ER for evaluation, E Lake.

Caller would like to inquire about dog tags, E Osage.

Person was drunk and harassing other tenants again, she returned to her apartment prior to officer's arrival but attempted to leave, warned that she would be detoxed again if her behavior continued, W Main.

Female stumbling around in the hallways drunk, fell down and couldn't get up, transported to detox, W Main.

Traffic hazard, Todd County deputy passed info of a vehicle blocking traffic, vehicle lost a wheel on the roadway, tow is on the way, E 2nd Ave/E Main.


Suspicious activity, flashlights in neighbor's back yard, caller doesn't think anyone lives there, spoke with neighbor who advised it was a family member checking on a live trap for a cat, W Main.

May 5

Mentally ill person, caller requesting an officer be sent, E Lake.

Warning for speed, I-94/Hwy 27.

Caller wants to speak to an officer about her friend who showed up at her home, caller thinks she left a group home, friend is claiming she is her own dependent now, caller is at police department, 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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