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CIVIL — A report at 2:35 p.m. Friday that a taxi driver delivered her a six-pack of beer and took her $400 and gave the beer to her “XX XXXX XXX” son at her request.

SHOOTING — A report at 4:10 p.m. Saturday of “BB’s falling out of the sky” in Emily.

A report at 11:07 a.m. Saturday that a neighbor shot at him on his tractor over a land dispute in Emily.

FIRE — A report at 10:15 a.m. Saturday that a neighbor is burning a camper on the 5000 block of Martin Road in Brainerd.

MOTOR ASSIST — A report at 3:07 p.m. Monday that a driver was making a turn from Crow Wing County Road (CR) 18, north onto CR 4 when his pontoon boat rolled off the trailer into the ditch on the east side of 4 in Nisswa.

Brainerd police

ARRESTS — Jeffrey Lauer, 22, and Devan Anchter, 19, were arrested at 12:43 a.m. Saturday on the 800 block of Juniper Street after a report of a male pointing a gun at the complainant. Lauer was arrested for carrying a weapon without a permit and Anchter was arrested for second-degree assault, underage consumption and disorderly conduct. A 12-year-old female also was cited for minor consumption at the residence.

Tamara Frazer, 52, was arrested at 12:51 p.m. Monday for second-degree driving while intoxicated (DWI), second-degree refusal, driving after cancelled-inimical to public safety, no insurance, gross misdemeanor probation violation and child restrain violation.

David P. Kelly, 18, was arrested at 5:03 p.m. Friday for gross misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a report of a male party out of control on the 400 block of Buffalo Hills Lanes. Long form charges of the gross misdemeanor and possession of synthetic cannabinoids and possession of drug paraphernalia also were also requested.

SUSPICIOUS — A report at 11:39 p.m. Sunday of a male digging in trash cans on the 200 block of Third Street North. Male told officers he was looking for recycling items.

The Hubb, 707 Laurel St., requested at 11:29 p.m. Sunday to have officers remove underage people from outside of the bar who were refusing to leave and asking customers for cigarettes. The subjects were warned for loitering in downtown area and understood that they will be ticketed if it continues.

OTHER — A report at 4 p.m. Saturday that “they are holding him against his will” at the Almond House on the 800 block of 28th Street Southeast. Officers made contact with staff and male was allowed to get a taxi and leave.

Baxter police

PROPERTY DAMAGE — A report at 7:59 a.m. Sunday that someone tipped over a portable toilet at the end of the driveway on the 6000 block of Edmonton Road.

ARRESTS — Joseph Christensen, 21, was arrested at 7:52 p.m. Saturday on Highland Scenic Road and College Drive after a traffic stop. Christensen was arrested for obstructing with force, third-degree DWI, fourth-degree refusal and unreasonable acceleration. His passenger, Shawn Ripka, 20 was cited for no insurance and underage consumption.

Michael T. Allen, 32, was arrested at 6:28 p.m. Saturday on the 14000 block of Baxter Drive after a traffic stop for giving a false name to a police officer.

Nicole Blackwolf, 27, was arrested at 11:40 p.m. Friday for DWI after a report of a driving complaint in the Walmart parking lot, 7295 Glory Road.

Staples police

ANIMAL — A bear versus car crash was reported at 10:20 p.m. Friday west of Staples on Highway 10.

A report at 11:35 a.m. Aug. 27 at Pine Grove Park of a sick raccoon near the playground. Upon arrival officers located the animal under the playground equipment. The raccoon was breathing but unresponsive. The raccoon was euthanized and taken away to be buried.

Crosby police

ARREST — Timothy Allan Pederson, 45, Boy River, was arrested Aug. 28 for third-degree DWI, open bottle, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jeffrey Jay Lucas, 35, Crosby, was arrested Aug. 30 for disorderly conduct and obstructing legal process with force after he decided to be non-compliant with officers and refused all commands, which ended with the officer being injured during a struggle. Officers were finally able to get Lucas secured in the rear of the police vehicle.

FIRE — A report Friday of a fire alarm on Third Street Southwest where officer observed lots of smoke and that the stove had been left on and a pan of something yet to be determined was burning.

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

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