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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18


Wednesday, July 18

Suspicious activity, caller reported a long gun was leaning against the sign post at the railroad tracks, a rusted, non-functioning pellet gun was collected.

Animal complaint, caller reported two dogs are always barking.

Water related incident, three Dairy Queen vouchers given to juveniles for wearing life jackets, Lake Irene.

Assist other agency, one car crash, male with back injury, County Road 38, Spitzer Lake Circle.

Motorist stall, vehicle ran out of gas, friend arrived with gas, Garfield.

Theft, wallet, sunglasses and phone accessories stolen out of vehicle, Westwood Drive Southwest.

Parking complaint, caller reported large camper parked at end of road for six weeks.

Driving complaint, caller reported kids driving scooters without helmets and making illegal u-turns.

Public assist, caller said train had to come to emergency stop due to road paving crew not getting out of the way, Miltona.

Water complaint, caller reported very intoxicated man and woman got on a pontoon and took off on Lake LeHomme Dieu.

Driving complaint, caller reported vehicle driving all over the road.


Wednesday, July 18

Juvenile trouble, caller reported his dogs woke him up, there were two young males on bikes in the street, told them to go home and go to bed, they got mouthy with him, last seen on corner of street.

Fraud, comp reported they they received a counterfeit bill.

Motorist assist/stall, assisted with broken down vehicle, person arrested on warrant.

Suspicious activity, caller said a man was in the hallway yelling and screaming.

Attempted fraud/scam, caller’s wife received two calls yesterday, one was about social security number.

Attempted fraud/scam, compreported he received phone calls with the people stating they were from the IRS, he was told he was being audited and the callers demanded money, he did not give them money.

Attempted fraud/scam, received suspicious phone calls, caller did not give any money.

Assist other agency, vehicle was on fire while driving, on Interstate 94 near mile marker 103.

Public assist, caller inquiring about how to get rid of a can of pepper spray.

Traffic hazard, water coming out of manhole cover in the middle of the road.

Criminal damage to property, front window of store was shattered, appears it could have been weather related.

Shoplifting, caller reported two men who have been known to shoplift inside store, one has large suitcase and caller believes he will tried and fill it and then run out to the door to car waiting for him.

Motorist assist/stall, provided lights while driver got car off the roadway.

Noise complaint, caller stated two people, a man and a woman, were outside screaming.

Suspicious activity, caller reported an occupied vehicle with two men in it was parked in her driveway for 20 minutes.

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 nearly 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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