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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 22-24

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Friday, June 22

Suspicious activity, two people were walking down the road and the comp said it looked like one was helping the other.

Patrol activity, vehicle parked in field approach, damage to passenger side, took photos of damage.

Assist other agency, vehicle all over road, stopping in traffic.

Theft, comp received bad check, Brandon.

Theft, woman saw her car door was open and vehicle had been gone through, Sanstead Street, Garfield.

Dog bite, woman was bit by a pit bull while running, dog broke the leash, bit comp in leg.

Information, comp stated there are signs in a yard stating “courtesy speed limit 17 mph” in a 25 mph speed zone.

Theft, stereo equipment stolen out of vehicle, Brandon.

Burglary, several boxes of ammo and a shotgun stolen from residence, Schuelke Beach Road, Miltona.

Fire, small grass fire at cemetery, North Meades Addition Drive.

Trespassing complaint, lake neighbors parking boat trailers on comp’s farm property, Parkers Prairie.

Criminal damage to property, truck pulling trailer hit mailbox, Kensington.

Lost property, man lost overnight bag that was left on his car, fell off somewhere between Little Mary Circle and Alexandria.

Driving complaint, drivers not stopping at stop signs.

Animal complaint, horse jumped a fence, Parkers Prairie.

Saturday, June 23

Noise complaint, loud music and two people talking loudly.

Traffic hazard, semi partially in ditch, blocking the road.

Public assist, comp received a letter, wanted deputy to take a look was a scam letter.

Water complaint, neighbors keep jet skiing 20 feet from comp’s dock.

Personal injury crash, two motorcycles versus a deer, Ashby.

Personal injury crash, ATV crashed into house, Miltona.

Motorist assist, boat trailer with flat tire.

Animal complaint, dog has been barking non-stop, Garfield.

Sunday, June 24

Noise complaint, neighbors playing loud music.

Assist other agency, women passed out inside on the landing between first and second floor, won’t wake up, Osakis.

Fraud, woman stated a business was copying credit cards and her credit card has been used several times, Brandon.

Animal complaint, cows out east of Highway 40 on County Road 8.

ATV complaint, comp reporting ATV and dirt bike were out and very loud, Carlos

ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Friday, June 22

Public assist, stole money and now trying to leave.

Public assist, female is out of it and does not know where she is or whose house she is in.

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road, speeds from 15-20 mph, stopping in traffic.

Found property, black Samsung cell phone with shattered screen.

Stolen vehicle, 2010 Hyundai Tucson stolen within last couple of days, vehicle ended up being recovered.

Theft, woman missing money out of her car.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, no injuries.

Property damage crash, caller was backed into by dump truck, no injuries.

Public assist, caller concerned with amount of carp spearing on Lake Henry.

Suspicious activity, comp stating someone in her garage earlier in the day.

Animal complaint, people who were evicted left cat and it is starving.

Theft, man reported theft of riding lawn mower, after officer left, comp called and said he had misplaced it and it was now found.

Property damage crash, son was involved in minor crash, minor crash report.

Driving complaint, vehicle ran up on curb.

Saturday, June 23

Trespassing complaint, man reported people are trespassing.

Criminal damage to property, woman noticed her outdoor lights have been vandalized.

Animal complaint, vehicle in parking lot with dog inside and windows barely cracked.

Suspicious activity, caller reported young female ran through yard frantically, then ran into the park.

Property damage crash, woman reported her car that was parked was backed into, exchanged information with driver, but still wanted it on record.

Animal complaint, caller upset that neighbors two pit bulls are always running loose.

Anonymous complaint, neighbors screaming at their kids all day.

Harassment, neighbor is always intoxicated and harassing comp and kids.

Drug-related activity, whole floor of apartment building smells like marijuana.

Noise complaint, loud music, band practicing in basement.

Sunday, June 24

Driving complaint, vehicle all over the road.

Driving complaint, vehicle racing around the parking lot.

Suspicious activity, two men who comp said looked homeless wandering around area.

Dog bite, intoxicated neighbor stuck his head in comp’s fenced in area and dog bit his face.

Personal injury crash, driver cited for failure to yield.

Property damage crash, two vehicles, parking lot, minor crash report.

Theft, comp’s vehicle was gone through and sunglasses and bracelet were stolen, Voyager Drive.

Suspicious activity, checking on backpack near the bleachers.

Suspicious vehicle, vehicle running in the parking lot and man inside is ducking down, person was just waiting.

Property damage crash, vehicle was hit last night in parking lot.

Driving complaint, caller said vehicle with flat tire going in and out of ditches.

Shooting complaint, comp reporting a man next door shot a handgun in the yard.

Drug-related activity, called stated a man was in the bathroom doing drugs.

Public assist, person putting trash in store’s dumpster.

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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