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Law Enforcement Blotter: Dec. 5-6

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Suspicious activity, caller reported an air compressor was left in the neighbor’s yard.

Suspicious activity, caller reported items from shop were thrown all over the yard.

Noise complaint, caller reported neighbor’s music is too loud and is doing it on purpose, Osakis.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 82 SE, Wildlife Lane SE.

Suspicious activity, caller stated neighbor called him, told him there was a vehicle driving back and forth with lights flashing on and off.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Suspicious activity, report of vehicle with man inside and windows frosted over, driver ran out of gas, help was on the way.

Assist other agency, report of breaker box on fire, Lake Street E., Osakis.

Suspicious activity, report of motorhome with smoke coming out of it, was a camper with wood stove on the outside of it, Farwell.

Parking complaint, caller reported skid loader with trailer parked on hill, worried someone is going to run into, Country Lane SW.

Parking complaint, caller reported vehicle parked on side of road, has expired tabs, empty shotgun case in backseat, Evansville.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 62 NE.

Suspicious activity, caller stated son saw someone run out of a house wearing all black and ski mask, caller thinks it was kids playing, but wanted to report it just in case.

ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Driving complaint, caller requested extra patrol in morning with car racing around cemetery area with kids getting on and off the bus.

Parking complaint, vehicle parked in no parking zone.

Suspicious activity, report of an employee’s vehicle that was gone through, nothing appeared to be stolen, Donovan Drive.

Theft, caller has video of male stealing a laptop, person cited for theft, 3rd Avenue E.

Driving complaint, caller had a road rage incident.

Property damage crash, minor crash in parking lot, North Nokomis Street.

Suspicious person, caller reported male was walking back and forth on the street, caller is creeped out by him, locked the doors.

Property damage crash, minor crash, no injuries, County Road 82 SE, North McKay Avenue.

Drug related activity, strong smell of marijuana, Jefferson Street.

Property damage crash, caller backed into a parked vehicle.

Found property, suitcase that has been outside for days.

Noise complaint, loud music is keeping people awake.  

Thursday, Dec. 6

Motorist assist, fire extinguisher tipped over and went off in a cab.

Burglary, report of someone entering an apartment, many personal items taken, Kenwood Drive.

Theft, report of theft on Dec. 3, person cited for theft.

Suspicious vehicle, caller reported vehicle parked in front of house for more than a week, vehicle was red tagged.

Hit and run, report of hit and run, driver failed to stop, 50th Avenue W.

Suspicious activity, caller found his screen door cut, Jefferson Street.

Shoplifting, male in custody, cited for theft, Highway 29 S.

Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, Pioneer Road SE.

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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