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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20


Wednesday, June 20

Suspicious vehicle, parked near grandstand at fairgrounds, driver was playing game on his phone.

Suspicious vehicle, comp said the driver of a pickup, stopped in front of her house and took photos, then turned around and left, Garfield.

Public assist, vehicle had two different license plates, elderly man couldn’t get old plate off, deputy helped him switch out the plates, Evansville.

Fraud, man reported use of his social security number to open numerous credit cards and change his address, comp was working with the postal inspector, bank and various credit card companies.

Animal complaint, man said he was not happy with dogs roaming around the area, said he would shoot them next time they are around, Farwell.

Fraud, woman reported she was charged for parts, but they were not put on her car, Osakis.

Parking complaint, construction trailer is parked and blocking traffic.

Water complaint, channel marker moved, Lake Miltona.

Suspicious activity, comp said it looked like an SUV and four-wheeler crashed, but the people were quickly trying to clean up the scene, Carlos.


Wednesday, June 20

Property damage crash, reported crash from previous night, minor crash.

Theft, comp wanted to speak to an officer.

Harassment, comp being harassed by person he had a car sale with that fell through.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, parking lot.

Found property, found a license in his yard.

Lost property, black wallet, no ID, cash, pictures coupons.

Burglary, comp at probation office, wants to meet with officer, someone cleaned out his apartment.

Lost property, brown leather wallet.

Found property, keys, blue bottle opener.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, parking lot, no injuries.

Suspicious activity, report of two panhandlers taking turns begging for gas.

Driving complaint, van all over the road.

Suspicious vehicle, man yelling at boy, son was behaving and dad got frustrated and yelled at him, child is fine.

Animal complaint, comp said two pit bulls defecated on her yard and owner of dogs refused to pick it up, owner spoken to, agreed to go and pick it up.

Found property, wallet turned in Douglas County Sheriff’s Office lobby.

Driving complaint, comp stated vehicle almost hit son on bike path.

Public assist, elderly female needs a ride back to Grand Arbor from emergency room.

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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