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Police Blotter - Jan. 22

Brainerd police

ARRESTS — A 28-year-old woman was arrested at 1:02 a.m. Monday on College Drive and Brian Lane for fourth-degree DWI.

A 28-year-old man was arrested at 1:01 a.m. Saturday on College Drive and East River Road for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated (DWI).

INFORMATION — A report at 6:57 p.m. Monday of a broken water main on the 1300 block of M Street. Officer found water flooding the street to the 1300 block of N Street. Brainerd Public Utilities was called to fix it.

DISTURBANCE — A report at 2:14 p.m. Monday of a student at Garfield Elementary School, 1120 10th Ave. NE, who was out of control. Officer made contact and child calmed down and parents were notified.

A report at 1:01 a.m. Sunday of a slight disturbance at the Last Turn Saloon, 214 S. Eighth St. A male did not want to pay his bill, but paid and left before officers arrived.

THEFT — A report at 1:10 p.m. Monday of a theft of a backpack and personal belongings at the Brainerd High School, 702 S. Fifth St.

A report at 5:30 P.M. Friday of numerous items taken from a leased building on the 800 block of Front Street.

A report at 10:02 a.m. Friday of a theft of a vehicle on the 900 block of Blair Circle.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — A report at 7:59 a.m. Monday of a vehicle rear ending a school bus on Northeast Washington Street.

Crow Wing sheriff

THEFT — A report at 1:28 p.m. of a theft on the 17000 block of Gregory Way, Brainerd.

A report at 11:02 a.m. Friday of a theft of credit cards on the 16000 block of Miles Circle, Brainerd.

ARREST — A 32-year-old man was arrested at 3:08 a.m. Friday for DWI.

BURGLARY — Reports around 1:30 a.m. Friday of three residences on the 200 and 300 block of Platte Lake Road and Platte Lake Trail in Hillman were burglarized.

Baxter police

BURGLARY — El Tequilla, 15840 Audubon Way, reported a burglary at 9:32 a.m. Friday.

PROPERTY DAMAGE — A report at 7:51 a.m. Friday of a two-vehicle property damage accident involving a school bus on the 12000 block of Knollwood Drive. No children were on the bus and there were no injuries.

Little Falls police

THEFT — A report at 4:45 p.m. Sunday of a theft on the 400 block of Third Street Northeast.

A report at 9:52 a.m. Saturday of a theft of checks.

INTOXICATED — A report at 3:22 a.m. Sunday of a male stating he was drunk and needed to go to jail. The man stood outside on Second Avenue Northeast waiting for police to come and take him to jail, but entered the police department’s main entrance before officers arrived. The man wanted to go to jail and showed an officer a bottle of beer. He brought the beer so officers would bring him to jail for an open container. Arrangements were made with St. Cloud detox and the man was transported there.

Todd sheriff

FIRE — A report at 3:59 p.m. Monday of a house fire in Long Prairie. The fire started in the chimney and spread into the house. The owner was not in the house at the time of the fire. The house had extensive damage and the family lost its dog in the fire.

FRAUD — A report at 5:39 p.m. Friday of a scam where the complainant received a telephone call from individuals stating his son was in custody in Maryland. The caller advised he was a deputy with the sheriff’s office and needed $2,000 to bail his son out of jail to avoid his son getting charged with drug related charges. The sheriff’s office advises citizens to avoid falling victim to phone scams and if they receive a call similar to this they should contact their family members or friends before sending money through Western Union or MoneyPak cards.

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— Compiled by Jennifer Stockinger, staff writer. Follow me on Twitter at

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