Area Police Blotter - June 23

Baxter police THEFT - At noon Friday at Wal-Mart, 7295 Glory Road, the store reported a theft of cellphones from a display case, with a total loss of $20,500. The store and Baxter Police Department are attempting to identify the suspects. INFORMA...

Baxter police: THEFT - At noon Friday at Wal-Mart, 7295 Glory Road, the store reported a theft of cellphones from a display case, with a total loss of $20,500. The store and Baxter Police Department are attempting to identify the suspects. Illustration.
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Baxter police

THEFT - At noon Friday at Wal-Mart, 7295 Glory Road, the store reported a theft of cellphones from a display case, with a total loss of $20,500. The store and Baxter Police Department are attempting to identify the suspects.

INFORMATION - At 3:57 p.m. Sunday on the 14000 block of Edgewood Drive, female complainant reported the words "I will kill you" were written in the dust on her vehicle. Complainant wanted to document the incident with law enforcement.

THEFT - At 3:56 p.m. Sunday on the 14000 block of Oakwood Drive, female complainant reported someone stole a bag containing checkbook and cooler near the dock at the location. Unknown suspect. Complainant was advised to cancel checking account and report any fraudulent transactions.

ROAD HAZARD - At 1:22 p.m. Sunday on Highway 210 at Super One Foods, reports of a bear cub trying to cross the road. Officers were unable to locate the bear.


DRUGS - At 11:53 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of College Road and Highland Scenic Road, a 25-year-old woman, was arrested for drug possession during a traffic stop.

ASSIST - At 11:26 p.m. Saturday on the 2300 block of Hillcrest Drive, nine officers assisted with a possible assault where the suspect left the area on foot. The Brainerd Police Department and Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office were also on the scene.

THEFT - At 12:20 p.m. Saturday on the 14000 block of Edgewood Drive, female complainant reported her car was broken into the previous night between 10:15 p.m. and 5 a.m. Numerous items were taken and there were no suspects and no outside surveillance.

ANIMAL - At 4:50 p.m. Friday on the 4800 block of Brentwood Road, female complainant reported a baby raccoon in a garage. Officers captured the raccoon and released it away from the residence.

Brainerd police

HARASSMENT - Report at 7:37 p.m. Sunday of harassment on the 700 block of Southwest. Fifth St. Officer advised the subject to take the matter to civil court and stop harassing the complainant. Officer advised the complainant to seek an order for protection if the harassment continues.

ANIMAL - Report at 5:03 p.m. Sunday of a bear walking by Central Lakes College on the 500 block of College Drive. Officers observed small bear go into the woods to the northwest of the college. Officers advised residents in the area to leave the bear alone.

INFORMATION - Report at 9:31 a.m. Sunday on the 1600 block of Eighth Avenue Northeast of someone writing profanity on a neighbor's garage. Complainant also had an unknown substance thrown on his garage and bamboo pulled from his yard.


SUSPICIOUS - Report at 7:27 p.m. Saturday on the 700 block of Mill Avenue of seeing a male and female walking and yelling at each other. Officers located the subjects who stated it was a verbal argument only and that they would quiet down.

DISTURBANCE - Report at 3:23 p.m. Saturday of a couple shoving each other at Portland Avenue and Southeast 13th Street. Female subject was transported to St. Cloud for detox.

WARRANT - At 12:56 p.m. Saturday on the 200 block of North Fourth Street, a 26-year-old woman, was placed under arrest for a confirmed Stearns County warrant.

SUSPICIOUS - Report at 8:26 a.m. Saturday on the 1200 block of Oak Street, that a subject was in the business, possibly sleeping and not sure if he was breathing. Officer woke the male up who appeared to be intoxicated. He was argumentative but left the business without incident and was advised not to return.

THEFT - Report at 9:20 p.m. Friday on the 1600 block of Mill Avenue of theft of FedEx package from doorstep. Long form charges requested for misdemeanor theft.

OTHER - Report at 4:27 p.m. Friday on the 1100 block of 10th Avenue Northeast of kids swearing at the park. Officer had a conversation with two kids about being respectful in public places.

ASSIST - At 3:41 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Wise Road and Beaver Dam Road, reports subject was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a gray Honda vehicle traveling northbound.

Officers were unable to locate the vehicle. Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene.


DRUGS - At 9:51 a.m. Friday on the 1000 block of Fir Street, a 40-year-old man, was placed under arrest for his confirmed warrants, felony fifth degree possession and fleeing on foot.

DAMAGE - At 9:15 a.m. Friday on the 1400 block of Southeast 13th Street, reports of three bird feeders damaged overnight. Officer determined a bear had damaged the feeders. No criminal offense.

Brainerd fire

The Brainerd Fire Department at 1:39 p.m. Sunday was called to the 14000 block of Lynwood Drive for a gas leak. Firefighters investigated and turned it over to the gas company. Eight firefighters responded to the call and cleared the scene at 2:02 p.m.

Staples police

THEFT - At 2:12 p.m. Sunday on the 400 block of Fourth Street Northeast, the police department received a report of a vehicle theft from the community center parking lot. A rural Motley man reported his 2004 Chevrolet Malibu had been stolen sometime after 2 a.m. The incident is under investigation.

TRAFFIC - At 2:50 a.m. Saturday the police stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of Second Avenue Northeast for driving conduct. During the stop, police found an uncased firearm in the vehicle. The driver was issued a citation for transporting an uncased firearm.

BURGLARY - At 4:49 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a burglary report on the 900 block of Seventh Avenue Northeast. It was reported a group of juveniles entered a shed and stole some bicycle parts. The juveniles were located by the complainant prior to the arrival of law enforcement. The stolen property was returned to the owner. A report of the incident will be filed to pursue possible charges.

DOMESTIC - At 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to a domestic call on the 700 block of Forest Avenue Southeast. After investigation, a 31-year-old, was arrested for domestic assault and transferred to Todd County Detention Center.

BURGLARY - At 12:11 p.m. Monday, June 15, police responded to a report that United Methodist Church on Fifth Street Northeast was broken into sometime overnight on June 14. Two safes were broken into and a small amount of cash was taken. Anyone with any information about the case is encouraged to contact the Staples Police Department.

Breezy Point police

ANIMAL - At 9:39 a.m. Sunday on the 28000 block of Sunset Valley Road, officers located five chickens in the roadway and notified owners at the residence.

DISTURBANCE - At 2:10 a.m. on the 9200 block of Breezy Point Drive, dockside security alerted police of some males about to fight. Males were separated by security and the male causing the problem was sent on his way.

DISTURBANCE - At 9:45 p.m. Friday on the 30000 block of Ranchette Drive, female reported a fight was about to occur at Billy's Bar & Grill. Suspect threw a bottle and then left in a vehicle. There was no suspect description and pickup was the only vehicle description given. Officers did not respond.

Nisswa police

ANIMAL - At 11:46 p.m. Sunday, officer found a dog running on County Road 13 near S. Clark Lake Road. The dog, a male yellow lab, did not have a collar or tags. Animal Control picked the dog up and brought it to Heartland Animal Rescue Team.

INDECENT - At 8:06 p.m. Wednesday on the 26000 block of Middle Cullen Road, female complainant reported three males urinating on a neighbor's lawn. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the suspects.

Crow Wing County sheriff

BOMB SQUAD - At 12:08 a.m. Saturday, the Crow Wing County Bomb Squad was called to the Grandma's Marathon in Duluth. Lt. Joseph Meyer reported the squad was called for a precautionary sweep of the area. After the bombing of the Boston Marathon in 2013, organizers don't want to take any chances, he said.

ANIMAL - At 10:21 a.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of Beech Street, police received reports of a bear walking through the neighborhood.

THEFT - At 4:02 p.m. Friday, deputies responded to a report of a theft of a boat on the 17000 block of Highway 371 at the Power Lodge. Meyer reported the theft occurred early Friday morning during non-business hours. The department has no leads as of yet on the case.

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