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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 21


Thursday, June 21

Assist other agency, four men trying to pick a fight.

Suspicious activity, vehicle heading west toward Garfield, five to six teenage boys driving erratically, threw a liquor bottle out of the window.

Property damage crash, trailer carrying a cow flipped over, cow escaped and is now walking on the road, Garfield.

Property damage crash, report of crash that occurred on Saturday, Brandon.

Suspicious activity, caller reporting people sleeping in their car at Tabbert’s Park while their dog runs around, persons contacted and are sitting in the shade and letting the dog run around, only stays for a couple of hours at a time and is not sleeping there.

Parking complaint, comp reported neighbor is parking facing the wrong way on the side of the road and is partially in the lane, doesn’t want anyone to hit it.

Parking complaint, caller reported a vehicle broke down at the end of the driveway and has been sitting there for about a week, Osakis.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, minor damage, no report.

Theft, caller reported his banking info was compromised and $250 was taken out of his account and another $500 was attempted to be taken out.

Water complaint, swim raft anchored out in channel on Maple Lake and comp thinks there could be an issue with navigation during the Fourth of July.

Public assist, elderly man stuck in storage shed and elderly wife is in the car and has dementia, Carlos.

Criminal damage to property, pickup pulling a John Deere farm implement just took out a mailbox.

Crash with animal, car versus deer, no injuries, Osakis.

Suspicious activity, comp reported her lug nuts were loose on car.


Thursday, June 21

Public assist, man in wheelchair fell to the ground and was yelling for help, declined medical treatment, escorted back to apartment.

Suspicious activity, comp wanted to talk to officer about customer in store harassing people.

Noise complaint, people outside making a bunch of noise.

Noise complaint, small dogs barking all night.

Suspicious activity, man drove slow in the area and then walked through comp’s yard.

Suspicious activity, comp has video of activity outside of apartment.

Miscellaneous public, escort trap team to the interstate.

Property damage crash, officer came upon minor crash, no injuries.

Suspicious activity, renter told comp there were about a dozen people in and out of the house and someone was passed out on the front yard at 7 a.m.

Parking complaint, report of obstruction in the street and a semi parked with markers around it.

Suspicious activity, comp reported man was trying to video them in front of building.

Traffic hazard, tree fallen across the road.

Drug-related activity, found a needle on the bike trail, needle was disposed of properly.

Driving complaint, truck southbound in the northbound lane.

Found property, cell phone found on the sidewalk.

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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