Osakis Police Blotter: June 17-23


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June 17

Theft, person heard loud noise, someone broke into vehicle, Pike Street W.

Theft, caller's car was went through, vehicle and house keys stolen, Pike Street W.

Suspicious activity, caller reported someone went through her vehicle, not missing anything, Pike Street W.


Suspicious activity, someone threw garbage on property, messed with landscaping, Pike Street W.

Suspicious activity, caller reported someone went through his vehicle, nothing taken, Oak Street W.

Theft, gas drive-off, called and paid over phone, Nokomis Street W.

Noise complaint, neighbor playing loud music, K Street E.

Business/grounds check, 8th Avenue E, Alexandria.

Grounds check, Pike Street W.

June 18

Theft, kids tried to break into car, admitted to tampering with vehicle prior night, Pike Street W.


Track team escort, 1st Avenue E.

Criminal damage to property, meeting caller for ongoing issues, Pike Street W.

Criminal damage to property, mailbox damaged and mail stolen, 3rd Avenue W.

Criminal damage to property, car damaged, Pike Street W.

Driving complaint, caller reported a van all over the road, Highway 27/4.

Warning for stop sign, 1st Avenue E.

Motorist assist, stall, removed from roadway, 27.

Suspicious activity, caller reporting her car was gone through, nothing missing, Oak Street W.


911 hang-up, Main Street W.

Found iPad and some mail, seized for evidence/safekeeping, iPad stolen and found destroyed, Central Avenue.

Warning for tail lights, Central Avenue.

Patrol, Lake Street E.

Warning for failure to maintain lane, 51/115.

Patrol, Nokomis Street W.

Patrol, 3rd Avenue W.

June 19


Noise complaint/disturbance, female screaming loudly, Main Street W.

Vehicle unlock, 7th Avenue W.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reporting vehicle parked in backyard, person admitted to driving in violation of limited license, vehicle moved and driver warned, Main Street E.

Driver's license found, 8th Avenue E.

Driving complaint, caller reported someone trying to run them off the road, brake checking, unable to locate, 3rd Avenue W.

Citation for driving after suspension, no proof and failure to transfer title, warned that if driving again vehicle will be towed, 3rd Avenue E.

Information, vehicle with flat tire, Osakis Liquor.

Patrol for street dance, 8th Avenue E.


Traffic hazard, residents put rubber speed bumps on roadway, advised them to remove and bring a motion to city council, Lake Street E.

Student ID and receipts found, Oak Street W.

Gas drive-off, will return and pay, Nokomis Street W.

Patrol, Lake Street.

Warning for fog line violations, no impairment, 27/170th.

Warning for failure to signal turn within 150 feet, County Road 3 NE.

Warning for tail light, Nokomis Street E.

June 20


Warning for stop sign, 4th Avenue E.

Patrol, 3rd Avenue W.

Foot patrol, door checks.

Patrol, Osakis parade.

Public assist, trying to get elderly male back in building, returned, Main Street W.

Warning for ice cream in driver's hand, officer thought it looked like cell phone, Nokomis Street E.

Assist State Patrol with vehicle, warning for speed, County Road 3 SE.

Warning for expired registration, 1st Avenue E.

Wallet found, left message, Main Street E.

Child custody matter, caller would like documentation of custody that did not happen, Central Avenue.

Waiver claim, ride-alongs, Nokomis Street E.

Patrol, Lake Street.

Patrol, Nokomis Street W.

Patrol, form of lights for Xcel Energy.

June 21

Public assist, caller needs help getting insurance info from person that hit his trailer, 1st Avenue E.

Animal complaint, pug mix running in road, 8th Avenue E.

Updated fire sign.

Warning for driving conduct, 4th Avenue W.

June 22

Locked rest rooms.

Patrol, door checks.

Two parking complaint, citations for on-street parking after 2 a.m.

Parking complaint, fishhouse parked on street, warning left on door, Lake Street E.

Traffic escort, house move.

Parking complaint, trailer on street, left door hanger, Oak Street E.

Alarm, proper ID to cancel, Central Avenue.

911 hang-up, may be phone issues, checked building, Main Street W.

Check welfare, caller and ex arguing, male made suicidal comments, Nestor Street E.

Motorist assist vehicle in roadway.

Gas drive-off, left voicemail for person, Nokomis Street W.

Warning for speed.

Public assist, caller reported his garage door is broken and requested extra patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Patrol, door checks.

Locked restroom, checked area.

June 23

Rolling domestic, verbal only, Nokomis Street E.

Warning for seat belt, 1st Street E.

Warning for speed, Todd 27.

Warning for plate upside-down, Nokomis Street E.

Patrol, Lake Street.

Patrol, State Highway 27 SE.

Patrol, Nokomis 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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