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Police Blotter - Feb. 3

Brainerd police

FIGHT — A fight was reported at 6:02 p.m. Wednesday on the 300 block of South Seventh Street. The parties were separated and the officer made contact with one of the subjects who didn’t know why the unknown male came in and knocked him down.

ANIMAL — A report at 1:07 p.m. Wednesday of a dog sleeping in a crate on the 500 block of E Street and she thinks it is inhumane. Officer talked to owner and dog had shelter and the dog was not left out overnight. Owner was advised to put hay in the dog house for warmth.

THEFT — Brainerd Area Taxi reported at 11:41 p.m. Wednesday that a female couldn’t pay for service on the 600 block of West College Drive.

Jessica Sieling Wednesday reported her wallet missing from her purse while at the Brainerd YMCA, 602 Oak St.

FRAUD — An identity theft was reported at 6:12 p.m. Wednesday on the 1200 block of Norwood Street.

DRUG — A report at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday of a person smoking marijuana on the 1700 block of Maple Street.

ARREST — A 27-year-old man was arrested at 2:36 p.m. Wednesday on the 7000 block of Excelsior Road, Baxter, on a Department of Corrections warrant.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Ronald Inwards, 1400 block of Oak Street, at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday reported that someone hit his garage in the alley.

Baxter police

INFORMATION — Forestview Middle School, 12149 Knollwood Dr. reported at 10:28 a.m. Wednesday of a kid in school with a cap gun.

ARREST — A 24-year-old male was arrested at 4:38 p.m. Wednesday for probation violation after a report of fireworks on the 5000 block of Laverne Circle.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Papa Murphy’s Take N Bake Pizza, 7822 Fairview Road, reported at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday that a black sports utility vehicle ran into an empty store front in the building that houses Papa Murphy’s.

Crow Wing sheriff

ARREST — A 29-year-old male was arrested at 10:58 p.m. on Wednesday in Pine County on a county warrant for terroristic threats.

A 23-year-old woman was arrested at 9:58 p.m. on Wednesday in Park Rapids on a county warrant.

A 27-year-old man was arrested at 11:07 a.m. on Wednesday in Wadena County on a county warrant for issuing dishonored checks.

A subject was arrested at 10:54 a.m., Wednesday at the 300 block of Laurel Street in Brainerd on a county warrant for felony probation violation of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance.

OTHER — A report at 6:37 p.m., Wednesday of footprints outside the window on an apartment at the 23000 block of Cross Drive in Deerwood.

FIRE — Jade Berger reported a fire in her back bedroom in Deerwood. Cuyuna Fire Department responded.

Morrison County sheriff

THEFT — Debera Cichon reported the theft of $500 in change jars at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday from her Swanville home. Cigarettes and pop were also taken.

A report at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday of a snowmobile trailer in the ditch on Birch Road in Motley. Investigation revealed that the trailer along with two 1996 Polaris snowmobiles were stolen sometime in the early hours of the day from a residence at the 4000 block of Shamineau Drive. The owner was notified of the recovered trailer but the sleds remain missing. Suspects include two adult males and the vehicle was possibly a pick-up truck.

Michelle Boser reported the theft of several items from her garage at 5:06 p.m. Monday in Pierz.

Lisa Rooney reported the theft of $200 worth of food from her garage freezer at 2:38 p.m. Jan. 26 in Bowlus.

ARREST — A 22-year-old male was arrested at 6:27 a.m. Wednesday in Little Falls on a Cass County warrant following a routine traffic stop.

A subject was arrested at 7:39 p.m. Tuesday in Randall on two felony warrents for probation violation of a controlled substance.

A 47-year-old female was arrested at 4:39 p.m. Jan. 27 at the 36000 block of Quest Road in Hillman. The suspect got in to an argument and became physical with her 17-year-old daughter.

DOMESTIC — A female reported that her son and daughter-in-law threatened her at 8:50 p.m. Jan. 28 on the 37000 block of Peavy Road in Hillman. The female and her daughter-in-law got into an argument about a coffee pot when her son stepped in and damaged the phone to prevent the subject from calling the police. Subject packed up her belongings and claimed she would never return.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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