Osakis Police Blotter: June 4-10

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June 4

Warning for improperly worn seat belt, E 4th Ave/E Nokomis.

Warning for window tint, had expired letter from doctor authorizing it, N 6th Ave/W Nokomis.

House fire, arrived on scene first, rerouted traffic, took photos, E 1st Ave.


Theft, caller believes a boat seat was taken from his boat, E Main.

June 5

Business check, E Nokomis.

Patrolled park, locked restrooms, E Lake.

Warning for over center line twice, W 3rd Ave/W Queen.

June 6

Gas drive off, older male, appeared to be an accident, made contact with driver's wife, she will call in a pay, W Nokomis.

Person had concerns about social distancing issues at a bar, E Main.


Assist Todd County with suicidal male, found male in vehicle with gun, disarmed and detained until deputies arrived, CR 37.

June 7

Patrolled park, locked restrooms, E Lake.

Caller would like to speak with an officer about her soon to be ex-husband picking up some belongings at the residence, W Main.

Assist Todd County with person pushing debris into the lake, spoke with cabin owner, only cleaning out what's in the lake, E Lake.

Issued an ice cream coupon to 8 year old girl wearing a bike helmet, E Main.

Assist Todd County with fire, assist Osakis Fire Department with leaving the fire hall, W Nokomis.

Patrolled park, locked restrooms, E Lake.


June 8

Warning for seat belt, W 3rd Ave/W Nokomis.

Warning for distracted driving, E 1st Ave/Hwy 27.

June 9

Check welfare, caller has been trying to reach person on the phone for a while, worried and unable to contact, made contact, person will call as soon as possible, E 9th Ave.

Medical, female weak and unable to walk, no covid symptoms, assisted with assessment and loading, transported, E 2nd Ave.

Warning for brake light out, W Nokomis.

Warning for multiple brake lights out, E 1st Ave/E Main.


Warning for speed, Hwy 27.

Warning for speed, E 1st Ave/Hwy 27.

Warning for hands free violation and brake lights out, warning for no proof of insurance, E 1st Ave/E Rush.

Driving complaint, stopped vehicle, driver arrested for 2nd degree DWI, vehicle forfeiture pending, CR 82/Cowboy Lane.

Warning for use of wireless device, W Nokomis.

Fire, tree fell on power line, caller can see sparks and smoke, W Pike.

June 10

Domestic, 22 year old male out of control, caller believes he's on something, mother and father did not want to press charges and stated person was only out of control, no one assaulted and person agreed to go to bed for the night, Hwy 27.


Assist Todd County with medical, assisted with assessment and loading, CR 37.

Report of a tree hanging on and stretching a power line, dispatch called Excel, W 1st Ave.

Vehicle unlock, E Nokomis.

Utility company call, possible line down, W Nokomis.

Released personal property from impounded seized vehicle, E Nokomis.

Nuisance violation, arranged for private party to mow vacant lot after non-local owner reportedly has refused to mow it, E 2nd Ave.

Business check, E Nokomis.

Commercial burglary alarm, cash vault room motion, false alarm, Central Ave.


Bar check, E Main.

Bar check, E 8th Ave.

Patrolled park, locked restrooms, E Lake.

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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