Weather Forecast



Crow Wing sheriff

FIRE — A vehicle fire was reported at 3:39 p.m. Wednesday on East Horseshoe Lake Road in Crosby. Mission Fire was paged.

A report at 11:46 a.m. Tuesday of an Osprey landing on a power pole that started pole on fire as well as a 20- by 20-foot grass fire in Fifty Lakes.

POWER POLE — A report at 8:14 a.m. Wednesday of a power line on fire and wire down in Deerwood.

ASSIST — A report at 7:12 a.m. Tuesday that the complainant was taken by her ex-husband Monday from Buffalo to go camping and she needs to get back home to feed her dog.

Brainerd police

ARREST — Jeffery Lane, 49, was arrested at 5:04 a.m. Thursday on the 1100 block of South Sixth Street for obstructing the legal process.

Morrison sheriff

ANIMAL — A report at 9:57 p.m. Wednesday of a cow loose in a park in Swanville. The caretaker of the cow said he would get a rope and try to get the cow back into the fence. The deputy was going to help, but got called away for a priority call. When the deputy returned, the caretaker was able to run the cow into the woods.

HARASSMENT – A report at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday that someone made a hand gesture of a gun toward the complainant when he went to check the fields in Little Falls.

FIRE — A fire was reported at 12:51 p.m. Tuesday near Sobieski. A large field and several round bales were burning. Bowlus Fire and DNR responded.

A report of a structure fire at 9:10 p.m. Aug. 18 in the city of Little Falls.

ARREST — Amy Reinhart, 43, was arrested at 10:21 a.m. Aug. 17 in Little Falls for second-degree driving under the influence.

Little Falls police

DISTURBANCE — A report at 2:09 p.m. Wednesday on the 600 block of 11th Street Southwest of high volumes of people, traffic and loud vehicles and music all hours of the day and night at the residence. The complainant requested extra patrol. The reporting party later called back indicating there were four juveniles who came out of the residence and were waving a hand gun around. Police responded and were informed they left in a vehicle. The subjects were located and checked for a firearm. They admitted the gun was an air pistol and it was under the front passenger seat. The subjects were advised the air pistol would be returned upon locating the orange barrel piece to show anyone witnessing the gun it was not a real weapon. They were given a verbal warning.

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

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