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Police Blotter- Apr. 11

Little Falls police

CRASH — No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision at 11:19 a.m. Friday on the 100 block of LeMieur Street. 

THEFTS — Kathy Carter, 800 block of Eighth Street, April 5 reported an identity theft. 

Daniela Sobiech, 1000 block of Fifth Avenue Southeast, April 5 reported her wallet taken from her purse. 

ARREST — At 5:12 p.m. on April 4 officers responded to a report of an out-of-control subject on the 600 block of Third Street Northeast. Officers arrested a 19-year-old woman for assault. 

Morrison sheriff

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Danelle Davidson, 10000 block of Harvest Road, Little Falls, Sunday reported her mailbox smashed. 

Ryan Zellner, 10000 block of 40th Street in Bowlus, Sunday reported his mailbox damaged. 

On Sunday it was reported vehicles were damaged at the Canteen, 14981 Highway 115. 

DEATH INVESTIGATIONS — At 12:58 p.m. Sunday deputies responded to a report that an elderly male fell down the stairs at a residence on the 1000 block of Riverview Drive in Little Falls and was not breathing. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is pending the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office. 

At 7:51 p.m. Saturday received a call that a male had committed suicide with a gun in a shed on the 20000 block of Powderhorn Drive in Randall. 

FIRES — At 3:51 a.m. Sunday a residence on the 10000 block of 185th Avenue in Little Falls reported waking up and noticing her vehicle on fire. The Little Falls Fire Department was paged. 

At 3:10 p.m. Friday deputies, the Upsala Fire Department and DNR Forestry were called to a brush fire on the 2000 block of 40th Street in Burtrum. 

THEFTS — Jacques Achermann, 30000 block of 263rd Street in Hillman, Sunday reported his mailbox stolen. 

It was reported Saturday a minimum maintenance sign was stolen from ay Partridge Road and 113th Street near Pierz. 

Ronald Schmidt, 1000 block of Aardvark Road in Burtrum, Saturday reported his mailbox stolen. 

CITATION — At 3:57 p.m. Saturday deputies responded to a report of a car driving recklessly in Pierz — going through ditches, had a bat and hit a vehicle. A deputy stopped the suspect vehicle on Main Street and the driver admitted driving through a fence. The driver was issued a citation.

Baxter police

THEFTS — Received a report Sunday of a purse stolen from The Lodge at Brainerd Lakes, 6967 Lake Forest Road. 

Deborah Helie on Saturday reported a dog was stolen from a vehicle while it was parked on the 10000 block of Edgewood Drive. 

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Clyde Bender on Saturday reported damage caused by past renters at a property on the 6000 block of Atwater Road. 

WELFARE CHECK — At 5:49 p.m. Friday officers received a report of young kids on Rush Lake off Highland Scenic Road. An officers made contact with three kids and advised them of unsafe ice. 

CRASHES — No injuries were reported in a crash at 1:02 p.m. Sunday on the 7000 block of Glory Road. 

No injuries were reported in a crash at 10:15 a.m. Friday at Highway 371 and Highland Scenic Road. 

ARRESTS — At 10:29 a.m. Friday officers received a report from Westside Liquor, 15807 Audubon Way, that a woman was writing checks from a closed account. The 33-year-old woman was arrested for felony theft by check and housed in the Crow Wing County Jail. 

At 10:59 p.m. Sunday officers responded to a trespassing complaint at The Lodge at Brainerd Lakes, 6967 Lake Forest Road. A 22-year-old man was arrested for felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of a pharmacy label and misdemeanor trespassing.

Brainerd police

BURGLARY — Kenneth Jones, 500 block of D Street, Sunday reported a burglary. 

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Received a report Sunday that a wooden parking barrier on the 1700 block of Mill Avenue had been damaged. An officer checked and it appeared the barriers were damaged by snow removal equipment. 

Douglas Quam, 200 block of Southwest Fifth Street, Friday reported damage to his property. 

ARRESTS — Received a complaint at 7:44 p.m. Sunday of possible child abuse at a residence on the 500 block of D Street. Officers arrested a 41-year-old man for felony malicious punishment of a child, misdemeanor domestic assault and misdemeanor fifth-degree assault. 

At 11:53 p.m. Saturday officers responded to a report of a harassment restraining order violation on the 600 block of Laurel Street. Officers located and arrested a 33-year-old woman.

At 7:28 p.m. Friday officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on the 300 block of Fourth Avenue Northeast and arrested a 32-year-old man for fleeing an officer, fifth-degree domestic assault and probation violation, all misdemeanors. 

At 5:55 p.m. Friday officers were called to Crow Wing County Detox, 11810 State Ave., for a report of a male in the process of strangling himself. The 46-year-old man was arrested for felony terroristic threats, misdemeanor false fire alarm and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. 

At 4:37 p.m. Friday officers received a report of an intoxicated male stumbling down the road on South 10th and Norwood streets. The 27-year-old man was arrested for gross misdemeanor probation violation and misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

CRASHES — No injuries were reported in a crash at 3:52 p.m. Sunday at Northeast Washington Street and Third Avenue Northeast. 

No injuries were reported in a crash at 3:14 p.m. Sunday on the 800 block of West Laurel Street 

DISTURBANCE — At 11:54 p.m. Saturday officers responded to Liquor Pigz, 718 Laurel St., for a report of a male causing a disturbance and who was armed with a knife. Officers spoke to a bouncer who said the subject was intoxicated and fled on foot. The bouncer didn’t know if the subject had a knife. 

WELFARE CHECK — At 3:02 p.m. Saturday officers received a report of several bicyclists standing around at Beaver Dam Road and Riverside Drive, with one person laying on the ground. A deputy checked, the group was a family on bikes just taking a break. 

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY — At 12:22 a.m. Saturday received an anonymous report that a subject was intoxicated, causing a disturbance and running around naked in the area of the 500 block of North Eighth Street. Officers were unable to locate the subject. 

Todd sheriff

THEFT — Gregory Cipala on Saturday reported the theft of a boat trailer at the intersection of Todd County Road 2 and 98.

Staples police

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Beau Ekelund on Monday reported his vehicle was damaged at Central Lakes College, 1830 Airport Road. 

Brooklyn Zahratka, 400 block of Eighth Street Northeast, April 5 reported his vehicle had been vandalized. 

DISTURBANCE — At 11:23 p.m. Saturday officers responded to the Sunset Motel, 301 Second Ave. N.W., for a report of a woman causing a disturbance. Officers spoke with the motel manager and the woman and learned there was a dispute over a dirty room. The manager agreed to let the subjects move to a different room for the night. 

At 11:31 p.m. Friday officers received a report from a woman who could hear crashing noises and people screaming and yelling from an apartment on the 500 block of Warner Road. Officers arrived and learned that a granddaughter and grandmother were having an argument. The two were separated for the evening and the mother came to pick up her juvenile daughter. 

THEFT — It was reported Saturday that two bikes were stolen from the community center, 425 Fourth St. N.E.

ARREST — At 3:13 p.m. April 4 police responded to a domestic disturbance between a mother and daughter at a residence on Eighth Street Northeast. An officer placed the 14-year-old daughter in juvenile lock up for possible charges of domestic assault and disorderly conduct for assaulting her mother. 

BURGLARY — Shirley McNamara, 1000 block of Eighth Street, April 4 reported someone kicked in her door and stole items in the residence. 

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.