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Police blotter- May 17

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Baxter police

SUSPICIOUS — Received a call at 10 p.m. Monday of a suspicious male around the heavy equipment by Clearwater Road. The male reportedly ran into the woods. Officers checked and did not locate him and nothing appeared to be tampered with.

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Received a report about 8 p.m. Monday on the 7100 block of Fox Road of a resident finding a co-worker in her apartment uninvited. 

THEFT — Randy Miltimore, 7000 block of Lake Forest Road, Monday reported a theft. 

CRASH — No injuries were reported in a crash reported at 10:28 a.m. Monday on the 14000 block of Dellwood Drive. 

ROAD HAZARD — Received a call about a dead skunk in the road by Clearwater Road and Lynndale Drive. The report was forwarded to the road department. 

Brainerd police 

DISTURBANCE — Received a report of a disturbance about 11 p.m. Monday on the 1100 block of Oak Street. Four subjects were located and sent on their way. 

Officers were called to a disturbance at 1:33 p.m. Monday at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center, 500 block of North Third Street, and helped control a patient and move the patient to another hospital room. 

TRESPASS — Received a report at 6:49 p.m. Monday of kids on bikes on private property on the 800 block of Brook Street. The individuals were advised they may be cited for trespass and sent on their way. 

FORGERY — Received a report Monday from the 1100 block of South Sixth Street of suspected numerous forged checks.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Diane Bjornson, 600 block of South Sixth St., Monday reported a rear window broken out on a vehicle. 

John Solsten, 700 Front Street, Monday reported damage to a tree. 

William Kronstedt, 700 block of South Sixth Street, Monday reported graffiti. 

FIRE — Received a report of a vehicle fire at 2:19 p.m. Monday on the 400 block of South Fifth Street. 

ARREST — Arrested a 23-year-old man on two counts of domestic assault after receiving a report of a physical domestic at 10:32 a.m. Monday on the 1100 block of Sixth Avenue Northeast. 

ASSIST — Assisted Cass County with the transport of a female to the Crow Wing County detox Monday. 

Todd sheriff

ARSON — The Todd County Sheriff’s office is investigating an arson after receiving a call at 11:37 p.m. Monday of a house fire on County Road 38 about a half mile east of County Road 1 in Leslie Township.

The vacant house, reportedly in poor condition before the fire, was a total loss. No one was reported injured. The Long Prairie Fire Department responded to the fire. The Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s office is assisting with the investigation. A reward of $2,500 is being offered to anyone with information on the identification of persons responsible for the fire. 

Information may be called in to an arson hotline at (800) 723-2020 or the Todd County Sheriff’s office at (800) 794-5733. 

THEFT — Received a report May 11 that a longhorn steer head was stolen from the Browerville Public School parking area between the two shop rooms on Sixth Street. The steer head was reportedly taken during the last week of April. 

Anyone with information, may call the sheriff’s office at (320) 732-2157. 

CRASH — Received a call at 4:19 p.m. Monday of a crash of a vehicle without a driver in Browerville. 

Belinda Prather, rural Clarissa, parked her Chevrolet S-10 Blazer on Main Street on the west side of the road by city hall. She left the SUV running and when she came back to the vehicle about five minutes later, she noticed the vehicle had driven one block in reverse without an occupant and struck the Browerville Chiropractic Clinic. The vehicle wasn’t damaged. The building received moderate damage. No pedestrians were injured. 

Crow Wing sheriff 

SUSPICIOUS — Received a report at 9:51 p.m. Monday of suspicious activity with people walking from a lake to a cabin and back on the 9400 block of Green Fern Lane in Pelican Township. 

THEFT — Randal Pederson, 25103 County Road 3, Center Township, Monday reported theft of a refrigerator. 

GRASS FIRE — Received a report of a grass fire about 7 p.m. Monday on the 11000 block of County Highway 45 in Crow Wing Township. The Brainerd Fire Department and DNR were paged. 

BURGLARY — Received a call Monday from a neighbor on Burr Lane that a neighbor’s garage door was kicked in. 

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Diane Devere,  9000 block of Arielle Drive in Crow Wing Township, Monday reported survey stakes were pulled out. 

Hirschey Construction Monday reported damage to a new development listed as Wild Development. 

Received a report of two bullet holes in a camper at 10:57 a.m. Monday at Leisure Land and Cavalry Road in Maple Grove Township. 

CRASHES — Received a report of a motorcyclist who laid a bike down on the road at 11:37 a.m. Monday on the 7000 block of Ojibwa Road in Lake Edward Township. The motorcyclist was gone when a deputy checked the area. 

No one was reported injured in a two-vehicle crash at 11:10 a.m. Monday on County Highway 3 and Country Lane. 

A vehicle was reported in the ditch at 7:30 a.m. Monday at County Highway 4 and Earl Drive in Nisswa. 

Crosby police

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Received a report of kids tipping over picnic tables in the Crosby Park May 9. An officer located one juvenile male who was identified as one involved. The juvenile was banned from the park for a period of time and the parent was notified.

THEFT — Responded to a call of a bicycle theft on First Avenue Northeast May 9. Two juvenile male suspects were identified as being involved.  An officer located both kids, located the bike, and notified parents of the situation. Paperwork is being sent to Lakes Area Restorative Justice Program and Social Services/Crow Wing County attorney.

Received a report May 12 of a theft from a vehicle parked on Eighth Avenue, Ironton. 

VANDALISM — Received a report of vandalism outside a residence on First Street Southwest. 

DISTURBANCE — Received a report of a disturbance May 9 on Second Street Northeast. A male was transported to detox in Brainerd.

ARRESTS — Crow Wing County dispatched a deputy May 10 to a complainant regarding a violation of an order for protection on Erie Avenue. A 29-year-old Crosby man was arrested after a verbal exchange and short scuffle. The man was placed under arrest for violation of order for protection, obstructing legal process with force, and disorderly conduct. 

Arrested a 25-year-old Crosby man on Michigan Avenue May 13 after getting a report of an individual there who possibly had an outstanding felony drug related warrant. The suspect was found in an upstairs bedroom arrested for a felony warrant and he was transported to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center.

Received a report of a fight May 13 on Poplar Street in the front yard of a residence. While enroute, the officer learned it was possibly a domestic disturbance with a female seen being dragged inside of a residence. The officer attempted to make contact with several people inside, one of whom threatened to “sic” their dog on the officer. Backup arrived from Crow Wing County deputies and Cuyuna Police Department. A 45-year-old Carver man was arrested for violation of conditions of probation. All others involved were sternly advised.

BURGLARY — Received a report May 10 of a burglary and theft from a Curtis Avenue residence. Criminal burglary charges are pending.  

CRASH — A one vehicle rollover with injuries was reported May 11 on County Road 31 between State Highway 210 and Cuyuna. Officer assisted at the scene and learned 3 juvenile males had been in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The driver was transported via ambulance to CRMC with injuries. 

INVESTIGATION — Officers received a call May 11 to the area of Pennington Pit/Bush Hill on a report of a suspicious male up there possibly smoking marijuana. A 41-year-old male from Ironton was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. He was advised to discontinue this activity. 

Received a report of a disturbance May 11 at a residence on West Main Street. Officers made contact with an adult male who was causing problems in the hallway of an apartment building because of a prior relationship with an adult female residing there. The male was advised to leave and the female advised on options. 

Received a report May 13 of a person in the area of Pine Street who put a suspicious object on the ground.  A short time later, the individual left with the object. An officer checked the area but was unable to note anything unusual.

PREDATORY OFFENDER — On May 15 officers informed neighbors on and near Birch Street reference the short relocation of registered predatory offender Eugene Wgeishofski. For more information, call the Crosby Police Department.

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