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Police Blotter— Apr. 20

Baxter police

FIRE — At 2:17 p.m. Monday responded to a grass fire in the median at Highway 371 and Woida Road. An officer put the fire out and the Brainerd Fire Department responded to further spray down the area. 

Brainerd police

THEFT — A theft of a vehicle was reported Monday on the 500 block of Quince Street.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — It was reported Monday the basement at St. Francis Catholic Church, 404 N. Ninth St., had been vandalized. 

Cass sheriff

For the week of April 11-April 17 the Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded to a total of 287 calls including 62 medical situations, 17 alarms, 16 public assists, 12 speed violations, 10 animal complaints, 10 fires, nine disorderly conducts, nine burglaries, eight thefts, seven welfare checks, six instances of disturbing the peace, six reports of suspicious activity, five drug complaints and five reports of harassment. 

Staples police

AGENCY ASSIST — Staples officers assisted the Wadena County Sheriff’s Department with a report of shots fired from a vehicle north of the city at 4:44 p.m. Monday on Wadena County Road 2. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — On Sunday an officer found a broken window in an unoccupied residence on the 600 block of Sixth Street Southeast. 

Tracey Kloecki, 700 block of Prairie Avenue Northeast, Saturday reported her residence egged. 

Dale Wuollet on April 13 reported his vehicle vandalized while parked at Central Lakes College, 1830 Airport Road N.E. 

An officer on April 13 discovered someone had spray painted graffiti on a lift station on the 700 block of 12th Street Northeast.

INDECENT EXPOSURE — At 9:10 a.m. April 14 officers responded to the Staples-Motley High School, 401 Centennial Dr. N.E. for a complaint of indecent exposure. The suspect, a juvenile male, had exposed his buttocks while leaving the school building. The male was cited for the offense. 

CRASHES — No injuries were reported after a vehicle crashed into a building at 5:37 p.m. April 13 on the 1000 block of Second Avenue Northeast. The driver, a juvenile female with her driving permit, had been driving with her mother when she attempted to park in front of the building. The girl pushed the accelerator instead of the brake and crashed into the building, causing extensive damage to the building and moderate damage to the vehicle. 

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision at 12:54 p.m. April 13 on the 100 block of Sixth Street Northeast.

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision at 11:36 a.m. April 12 on the 40000 block of Wadena County Road 83.

TRAFFIC STOP — At 10:40 p.m. on April 11 officers attempted to stop a vehicle on the 600 block of Front Street Southeast. The vehicle drove into a back yard on the 600 block of Wisconsin Avenue Southeast and three individuals ran from the vehicle. One male subject was detained and later released .Officers have been unable to find the other two suspects.

THEFT — Heather Hoggart, 700 block of Dakota Avenue Southeast, April 13 reported an identity theft.

Crow Wing sheriff

CRASHES — No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision at 5:28 p.m. Monday at Crow Wing County Road 16 and Butternut Point Road. 

No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle rollover at 4:50 a.m. Monday at Crow Wing County Road 3 and Ossipee Road. 

No injuries were reported in a crash at 5:23 p.m. Sunday on the 20000 block of Sarah Lane. 

THEFTS — Kyle Zelinske, 10000 block of Woodrow Road, Monday reported the theft of jewelry. 

Shawntae Miles, 10000 block of Highway 210, Monday reported a theft.

Herman Janzen, 20000 block of Mississippi River Drive, Monday reported the theft of items from a pole barn.

Mark Allen, 20000 block of Weinkauf Place, Sunday reported damage to his vehicle and the theft of a subwoofer speaker, amplifier and a seat.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Received a report Monday of damage to a foreclosed property on the 40000 block of Crow Wing County Road 3. 

Kevin Eisenschenk, 20000 block of Eagle Drive, Friday reported a trailer damaged.

ANIMAL COMPLAINTS — Charles Wilform, 10000 block of Woodrow Road, Monday reported a dog killed 14 of his chickens.

Mary Niles, 20000 block of Train Bell Road, Sunday requested a mean dog that would not leave her garage and she was stuck in her vehicle.

ARRESTS — Arrested a 28-year-old man for felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance during a traffic stop at 5:09 p.m. Friday at Crow Wing County Roads 2 and 45. 

At 3:19 p.m. Friday officers responded to the 20000 block of Beach Road for a report of a bike stolen. An 18-year-old man was arrested. 

Crosby police

THEFTS — A bicycle was reported stolen April 11 from a residence on Mattson Avenue in Ironton. 

A theft from a motor vehicle was reported April 12 in an alley on East Main Street. 

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Officers on April 11 received a report of vandalism, damage and theft of a portion of a sign at a building at Third Avenue Southwest.

On April 11 officers received a report of vandalism done to a sign on Fourth Street in Ironton. 

CRASH — No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision April 12 at Seventh Avenue and Third Street Southwest.

DRIVING COMPLAINTS — On April 12 officers received a call of vehicles driving too fast through the Crosby City Park. Some vehicle descriptions were received and an officer located a juvenile male involved in the driving complaint in the alley off of Third Avenue Southwest. The male was advised of the 5 mph speed limit and banned from the park for a week. 

On April 12 an officer was flagged down on a driving complaint involving a vehicle traveling on north on Highway 6. An officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver. The driver explained they had just returned from trapping rats in South Dakota and was fatigued.