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Brainerd police

FIRE DANCING — A report at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday of people fire dancing in the street on the 100 block of Birchridge Drive. When officers arrived, the subjects said they are fire performers.

FIGHT — A report at 12:16 p.m. Thursday of a fight taking place behind the Iron Rail, 707 Laurel St.

DISTURBANCE — A report at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday of a disturbance between siblings on Pineview Drive. Juveniles were separated and father returned home to take care of the children.

Brainerd High School, 702 S. Fifth St., Wednesday reported a disturbance with a female student.

A report at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday that Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, 623 W. Washington St., needed assistance with a male who was refusing to leave.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — A report at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday that someone sprayed graffiti on the new building at Bane Park, 1717 S. Seventh St.

SHOOTING — A shooting complaint was reported a 10:43 p.m. Wednesday on the 100 block of H Street.

ARREST — A 22-year-old man was arrested at 8:13 p.m. Wednesday on the 300 block of West Washington Street after a report of a domestic assault.

BURGLARY — Expert Insulation, 1203 Madison St., Wednesday reported a theft and burglary.

Crow Wing sheriff

ARRESTS — A 40-year-old man was arrested at 10:24 p.m. Wednesday for making terroristic threats.

A 32-year-old man was arrested at 4:12 p.m. Wednesday in Merrified after a report of suspicious activity.

A 28-year-old woman was arrested at 1:03 a.m. Monday after a report of a welfare check.

INDECENT CONDUCT — A report at 2:16 p.m. Wednesday of indecent conduct on the 20000 block of County Road 3 in Merrifield.

DISTURBANCE — A report at 4:49 a.m. Monday of a group of females causing a disturbance on Pine Street in Nisswa.

THEFT — Bret Jevning Wednesday reported the theft of cords from the seasonal units at Cozy Bay Resort, 23684 County Road 4, Nisswa.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Lakes Area Lawn Care, 32848 County Road 3, Crosslake, Wednesday reported an employee threw a piece of equipment shattering it.

Ronald Bescheinen Wednesday reported a vehicle struck his mailbox on the 5000 block of Birchdale Road, Brainerd.

BURGLARY — A report at 12:24 p.m. Tuesday of the complainant confronting an individual who was attempting to break into the residence in Deerwood.

SHOOTING — A report at 10:07 a.m. Monday of a shooting complaint in Ironton.

Morrison sheriff

PROPERTY DAMAGE — Florian Gosiak, Little Falls, Wednesday that a green passenger car hit his mailbox and pole.

A report Sunday that a cabin was broken into and several items were taken in Hillman.

FIRE — A report at 6:04 p.m. Monday in Hillman that there was a huge swamp fire and there could be a small structure in danger with the wind. DNR and Pierz Fire Department responded.

A report Friday of a fire out of control along 183rd Street in Little Falls. The resident had a burning permit and the fire jumped the road because of the wind and was burning swamp land.

A report March 15 of a grass fire that was out of control on the 16000 block of 95th Avenue, Little Falls.

THEFT — Danelle Bryniarski, Little Falls, March 15 reported a theft of a calf.

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— Compiled by Jennifer Stockinger, Staff Writer. Follow me on Twitter at

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