Osakis Police Blotter: October 28 - November 3


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October 28

School resource officer time, 1st Avenue E.

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

Patrol at end of school, 1st Avenue E.


False alarm, commercial burglary, Central Avenue.

Citation for failure to obey stop sign on 1st Avenue E, State Highway 27 SE.

October 29

Stopped for driving conduct and equipment, citation for driving after revocation, waited for valid driver, County Road 51.

Suspicious vehicle, construction truck behind caller's father's business in morning, driver jumped into truck and drove off, officer told caller to keep extra watch on building, Nokomis Street W.

Meeting with students at elementary school, 1st Avenue E.

Medical, male with blood on his face found on bike trail, transported, Main Street W.

Warning for speed, State Highway 27.


Public assist, picked up 2 boys because their mom was in a car accident, picked up mom from hospital and brought them home, 1st Avenue E.

Property damage crash, caller kept driving but now wants a report, minor crash, Central Avenue.

Harassment restraining order violation, caller received text from person and a photo of him on a plane leaving the state, report forwarded to city attorney for review, Main Street W.

Warning for failure to signal turn, 2nd Avenue E.

Warning for excessive acceleration and duty to drive with due care, third party contacted officer and witnessed the exhibition driving, will be cited for next violation, Central Avenue.

Warning for tail light violation, 5th Avenue E.

Warning for tail light violation, 2nd Avenue W.

Stopped for speed, odor of marijuana, vehicle searched, citation for drug paraphernalia, 6th Avenue N.


October 30

False alarm, officers for cash pickup on scene, Central Avenue.

Check welfare, person missed dialysis, nurse would like person checked on, person slept through appointment, Main Street W.

Vehicle unlock, County Road 3.

Animal complaint, dogs barking for 3-4 hours outside, made contact and advised to contain them or ordinance will be enforced, Oak Street W.

Football game, 3rd Avenue W.

Check welfare, female leaning against dumpster and crying, made contact with bar manager who said she may have been out having a cigarette, she did not appear to be emotional, Nokomis Street E.

Found animal, small black lab, Nokomis Street E.

Citation for driving after revocation, Nokomis Street E.

Warning for no front plate attached, State Highway 27.

Property damage crash, minor, 8th Avenue W.

Found animal, dog returned, County Road 3 SE.

Citation for no driver's license, 8th Avenue W.

Warning for too dark window tint, 2nd Avenue W.

Warning for TLO, 4th Avenue E.

Warning for TLO, 3rd Avenue E.

October 31

Warning for suspended object, 2nd Avenue W.

Theft, gas drive-off, plate came back stolen from Ramsey County, Nokomis Street E.

Check welfare, caller has been unable to contact person since prior day, person was fine, 9th Avenue E.

Warning for no rear plate attached, 2nd Avenue E.

November 1

Medical, transported, Main Street W.

School resource officer time, 1st Avenue E.

Updated fire sign.

School resource officer time and traffic control, 1st Avenue E.

End of school patrol, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed, County Road 51.

Warning for driving conduct, Black Resort.

Drunk driver complaint, vehicle hugging white line and crossing it, no driving conduct noted, County Road 82.

Citation for cell phone use, warning for not updating driver's license address, given 10 days to provide proof of insurance, 1st Avenue W.

Locked up after Lions meeting.

Warning for stop sign violation, 1st Avenue E.

November 2

Warning for failure to obey stop sign and failure to provide proof of current insurance, 8th Avenue W.

Warning for equipment violation, Central Avenue.

School resource officer contract time, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for speed and equipment violation, Central Avenue.

Suspicious activity, young female student getting harassed at work, wanted information, 1st Avenue E.

Warning for stop sign violation, Nokomis Street E.

Patrol at end of school.

Warning for expired registration, County Road 10 SE.

Warning for speed, 6th Avenue N.

Warning for speed, 69 in 55 zone, County Road 82 SE.

Warning for speed, County Road 3 SE.

Motorist assist, owner wanted police to know his car broke down but it wasn't a hazard, Main Street E.

November 3

Assist with employee termination, returned keys to business, Main Street W.

Nuisance violations, made contact with 4 persons regarding dog licenses.

Warning for seat belt, Nokomis Street E.

Warning for failure to maintain lane, advised to obtain MN driver's license, Calvary Road SE.

Citation for driving after revocation, 4th Avenue E.

Caller has questions regarding child custody matter, spoke with person about recent issues, no further action, Main Street E.

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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