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December 9, 2014
Police Blotter - Dec. 9
Brainerd police PROWLER - A report at 5:10 p.m. Saturday of a child seeing an unknown male attempting to make entry into a detached garage on the 600 block of South 10th Street. Officers found subject hiding under a tree next to the residence. The man was arrested for a Mille Lacs...
December 9, 2014 - 10:14am
December 5, 2014
Police blotter - Dec. 7
Baxter police SUSPICIOUS - Report at 7:19 a.m. Thursday of a person sitting in a vehicle on the 13000 block of Berrywood Drive. Officers checked the vehicle and found the driver was having coffee, waiting for his workplace to open. ASSIST - A caller requested police assistance...
December 5, 2014 - 9:21pm
December 3, 2014
Police Blotter - Dec. 3
Brainerd police CAT - A report at 11:34 p.m. Monday of a cat getting its paw stuck in the door by the hinge on the 300 block of North Second Street. Officers were able to free cat's leg. DOMESTIC - A report at 10:59 p.m. Monday of a verbal domestic on the 100 block of Gillis...
December 3, 2014 - 10:43am
December 2, 2014
Police Blotter - Dec. 2
Staples police DOMESTIC - A report at 9:08 a.m. Thursday of a domestic dispute on the 1400 block of Third Street Northeast. Officer arrived and learned the couple were having a heated argument on when to put the turkey in the oven. The male wanted to put it in now and the female...
December 2, 2014 - 9:13am
November 26, 2014
Police Blotter - Nov. 26
Little Falls police DISPUTE - While an officer was sitting Sunday in the police department parking lot, 206 First Street NE, he heard two male subjects yelling using profanity in front of the Little Falls convenience store. Officer started to approach and as he did so the younger...
November 26, 2014 - 8:53am
November 21, 2014
Police Blotter - Nov. 21
Brainerd police ARRESTS - Report at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday of the arrest of a 28-year-old man for a Department of Corrections warrant on the 2600 block of Oak Street. Report at 10:57 p.m. Wednesday of a disturbance on the 100 block of Laurel Street. The subject left the scene and...
November 21, 2014 - 3:24pm
November 19, 2014
Police Blotter - Nov. 20
Brainerd police SUSPICIOUS - A report at 1:11 a.m. Tuesday of complainant saying he was drugged and someone stole his dog. When officers arrived the dog was inside and complainant was intoxicated. Subject was taken to the hospital. Officers at 1:11 a.m. Wednesday observed a...
November 19, 2014 - 10:22pm
Police Blotter - Nov. 19
Crosby police ARREST - A 57-year-old man was arrested after biting someone during a fight over President Obama on Nov. 13 at a business on Oak Street. The man was arrested for fifth-degree assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing the legal process.
November 19, 2014 - 10:20am
November 18, 2014
Police Blotter - Nov. 18
Baxter police DISTURBANCE - A report at 12:50 p.m. Saturday of several families from the Eastview Hockey Team confronted the Channel 5 news team about being at Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 15739 Audubon Way. Incident started to become physical and hotel manager had parties removed...
November 18, 2014 - 10:53am
June 19, 2014
Police Blotter - June 19
Brainerd police RACOON - A report at 1:44 a.m. Wednesday of several raccoons on Crow Wing County Road 3, north of Mill Avenue. Officers removed the dead raccoon and the live raccoons left the roadway. CIVIL - A report at 8:38 p.m. Tuesday of another child urinating in her grandson's...
June 19, 2014 - 12:03am