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Police blotter- July 1

Baxter police 

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY — Received a report of suspicious activity at 1:55 a.m. Thursday on Ashdale Lane and Highland Scenic Road about four bikes southbound on County Highway 48 from Highway 210. The bikes fled and parties ran on foot. The individuals were located and released to parents and advised on fleeing on foot and curfew violations. 

A suspicious person was reported at 11:28 p.m. Wednesday on the 7000 block of Excelsior Road. An officer spoke to the individual who was walking to the Holiday Inn from the Rodeway Inn. 

WELFARE CHECK — Received a report of an elderly man walking in the median at 8:43 p.m. Wednesday at Excelsior Road and Highway 371. The man was transported home. 

GRASS FIRE — Received a report of a grass fire at 4:06 p.m. Wednesday at Highway 371 and Novotny Road. No fire was located at that site. 

THEFT — Lowell Comstock, Knollwood and Timberlane Drive, Wednesday reported a theft.

ASSIST — Assisted with a report of a prowler at 4:04 a.m. Wednesday on the 1000 block of Prairiewood Drive Southwest in Pillager. 

Brainerd police

BURGLARY — Received a report of a burglary in progress at 3:45 a.m. Thursday on the 700 block of North Sixth Street. 

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Edith Dechaine, 1400 block of Ninth Avenue Northeast, Wednesday reported a garage was spray painted. 

Molly Kautz, 900 block of Ninth Avenue Northeast, Wednesday reported a rock was thrown through an alley side window of a detached garage during the night. 

FOUND — A purse was found at the front entrance to the police department Wednesday on the 200 block of East River Road. 

ARREST — Arrested a 21-year-old man at 7:06 a.m. Wednesday on the 400 block of West College Drive after receiving a report of an unknown male entering an apartment. 

ROAD HAZARD — A power line was reported in the road at 2:56 p.m. Wednesday on the 300 block of Southwest Fourth Street. 

Crow Wing sheriff

DISTURBANCE — Received a call from a 10-year-old boy Wednesday saying his mother was abusing him. A female got on the phone saying her son had medical issues and all was OK then the phone disconnected. The female agreed to meet deputies at the Crosby school to talk about the situation. 

BURGLARY — Jeanine Ross, 29000 Highway 6, Perry Lake Township, Wednesday reported a burglary.

THEFT — William Hoffman, 9300 block of Highway 169 Garrison Township, Wednesday reported theft of fishing poles. 

CRASH — No injuries were reported in a two-car crash at 2:58 p.m. Wednesday on County Road 12 and Wood Land Road in Irondale Township when one vehicle stopped in traffic to make a left turn and the other driver reported she was unable to avoid hitting the other vehicle when she observed the stopped vehicle. 

ROAD HAZARD — Received a report of a tree and power line down in the road on Ross Lake Road at 12:04 p.m. Wednesday. 

SHOOTING COMPLAINT — Received a report at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday of subjects shooting firearms across the roadway on the 5000 block of El Dorado, Garrison Township. The subject said they were not shooting across the road but into a dirt/sand pile in a safe manner. 

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Received a report Wednesday of a damaged mailbox on the 3000 block of St. Mathias Road. 

Received a report at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday of a vehicle that came into the yard, almost ran over a person, hit a tree and left the area on the 20000 block of Hematite Street in Crosby. 

Morrison sheriff

LOST — Received a report Wednesday from Bowlus of nine Angus cows and one red cow missing from his property after breaking through the fence. 

HARASSMENT — Received a report from an individual on the 27000 block of 93rd Street in Pierz who said he had an issue with a neighbor’s dog repeatedly coming in his yard and warned the dog owner he would shoot the dog. The dog owner replied if that happened he would shoot something of the caller’s. 

Received a call Wednesday about a dog left in a vehicle with windows partially down, parked in the sun at the beach on the 12000 block Forest Road for an hour in Little Falls. The dog owner was advised of the danger of doing that and said he understood and was getting ready to leave. 

THEFT — Little Falls Radio, Little Falls, Wednesday reported a radiator cap from a generator was stolen. 

SUSPICIOUS — Shooters Pub, Swanville, Wednesday reported finding an explosive-type device outside the bar. 

SCAM — Received a report Wednesday of a scam as the Little Falls resident was told she wond $500,000 and a new car but needed to wire $360 to collect. 

DOMESTIC — Received a report from a caller at 6:35 a.m. at a Motely motel Wednesday who said she was hiding in the office after beign assaulted. The suspect reportedly had a steak knife. The caller said she wasn’t injured but was bruised and the dispute was over a Social Security check. The man said her bruises were from shooting drugs and he said she cut him with the steak knife. He had cuts on his arm. She said he may have cut himself while she was in the manager’s office. The manager said the woman must have reached over the counter to make the call as he was asleep and awoke to a ringing phone and a police officer outside. Law enforcement was unable to determine who assaulted whom. The parties were separated. 

CRASH — No people were reported injured in a car/deer crash reported at 4:58 a.m. Wednesday on Dove Road.