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INFORMATION — A report at 11:29 a.m. Monday that the complainant said that if law enforcement went to the house he will shoot them. Subject believes they are coming to take him to prison today.

DISTURBANCE — A report at 4:41 p.m. Monday that their neighbors on Pepperidge Road in Brainerd shot toward their house while they were outside. They’re trying to shoot their dogs that were barking.

Brainerd police

DISTURBANCE — A report at 2:50 a.m. Tuesday on the 1000 block of South Sixth Street that the complainant was upset that a subject came over to tell him to be quiet. Officer advised subject to call police for noise complaints to avoid potential problems.

A report at 10:25 p.m. Monday on the 1000 block of South Seventh Street of people being loud around a large fire. Officers identified several individuals and had the illegal fire extinguished.

SUSPICIOUS — Pine Square, 3325 Oak St., Monday reported a male with blond hair, wearing a red coat keeps coming into the store over the last week and does not buy anything. Requests that the male does not return. Officers did not locate the male.

Crosby police

DISTURBANCE — A report Oct. 15 on First Avenue Northeast of a disturbance involving an intoxicated male. Officers made contact with the male, determined him to be too intoxicated to care for himself and he was transported to detox. During the incident, officers were advised that the male had stolen a bunch of meat from a nearby business prior to causing the disturbance. He should’ve been content. Anyway, male will be now charged with theft/shoplifting and reports to be forwarded to the Crow Wing County Attorney’s Office.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — A report Oct. 15 at State Highway 6 near Fourth Street of a vehicle in the ditch. Officers made contact with the driver and learned they had pulled off of the road to make a phone call, but accidentally went in too far and struck a telephone box. Driver checked out “AOK.”

Officer Sunday observed driver in the area of Hematite Street and Wallace Avenue who didn’t have a valid Minnesota driver’s license. Officer turned around to follow the vehicle to Evans Road and Howard Avenue, where the vehicle had crashed through a yard and into some trees and then fled on foot into a swampy area. The vehicle was towed and paper work will be submitted to the Crow Wing County Attorney’s Office for charges against the known driver for driving after revocation, careless driving, no proof of insurance and leaving the scene of an accident. The Minnesota State Patrol and Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

SCAM — Officers Oct. 16 documented yet another computer scam to a Crosby resident involving the “FBI” instructing the user to pay a fine for accessing a website. This time, jail time was also threatened. Oooooo, scary. The scammers must be gearing up to frighten people for Halloween. FYI to all, you will not go to jail for not responding to a “pop up” computer ad. There is currently no law against this.

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

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