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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 19


Tuesday, June 19

Traffic hazard, train arms are down and lights are flashing but there is no train, Miltona.

Animal complaint, comp said a small dog is on her porch and growling at her, Osakis.

Public assist, elderly woman locked herself out of the house and locksmith isn’t answering phone, Nelson.

Personal injury crash, two car crash, one person with reported back injury, Carlos.

Criminal damage to property, comp reported that sometime after 11 a.m., someone threw bricks and garbage into their pool, Garfield.

Fraud, comp reported receiving two bad checks and wanted to know what the process was for taking care of them, Brandon.

Animal complaint, a hog was on the road, owner contacted, hog returned home, Brandon.

Traffic hazard, comp reported someone dumped dirt along County Road 73 and in spots it’s blocking one of the lanes, Osakis.

Traffic hazard, corn spread throughout both lanes on County Road 73, Osakis.

Firecracker complaint, someone setting off fireworks close to trailer three or four, Garfield.


Tuesday, June 19

Theft, tools and construction materials stolen out of locked trailer, lock was cut.

Suspicious activity, comp reported shelf by front door ripped off and someone has been underneath her house.

Property damage accident, two vehicles, state crash report.

Driving complaint, tailgating and aggressive driving.

Found property, keys were turned in.

Animal complaint, fox was hit on roadway.

Conservation-birds, ducklings were hit on the highway and left there.

Littering complaint, comp reported kids spearing fish in the creek, throwing garbage all over the road, kids were spoken to, unaware who dumped garbage, but they picked it up.

Public assist, female locked herself out of her apartment.

Property damage crash, man said he car was hit the day before and didn’t think there was damage, but now wants to report damage.

Parking complaint, comp states cars blocking alley.

This is not a comprehensive report of all local law enforcement activity, rather, a brief recap of daily calls for service.

Celeste Edenloff

Celeste is a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press and has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in June 2016 to report on the community she calls home. Besides writing articles for the Echo Press, she has a blog, “Newspaper Girl on the Run.” Celeste is on a continuous healthy living journey and loves to teach bootcamp fitness classes and run. She has participated in more than 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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