Area Police Blotter - Sept. 6

Morrison sheriff SUSPICIOUS - At 11:44 p.m. Wednesday on the 26000 block of Highway 27 in Pierz, a deputy noticed two males walking from the direction of the Dollar General in the shadows. When he turned his car around to investigate, both males ...


Morrison sheriff

SUSPICIOUS - At 11:44 p.m. Wednesday on the 26000 block of Highway 27 in Pierz, a deputy noticed two males walking from the direction of the Dollar General in the shadows. When he turned his car around to investigate, both males ran into the cornfield to the west of the Unity Bank parking lot. The deputy checked both businesses and everything appeared secure.

At 10:19 a.m. Monday on the 17000 block of 320th Avenue in Pierz, a complainant reported several of his round hay bales were tipped over the previous night. Suspects were unknown and there was no evidence on the scene. Complainant wanted the report on file.

At 8:45 a.m. Monday on 180th Street in Little Falls, a complainant reported a male walking down the street talking to himself. Deputy responded and made contact with the male who said he was picking agates and waiting for a friend to give him a ride.

ANIMAL - At 2:35 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Ginger and Forest roads in Little Falls, a deputy responded to a complaint of a brown pony in the area on the roadway. Deputy checked the area several times in both directions and could not locate any pony in the area.


FIRE - At 1:27 a.m. Wednesday on Azalea Road just east of Highway 10 in Motley, a deputy responded to a report of a vehicle fire. The deputy located the driver who stated he was driving westbound with a passenger when the vehicle started to shake. The driver pulled over and the vehicle started to smoke and caught on fire. Motley Fire Department responded and put the fire out. No one was injured and the occupants of the vehicle called for a ride home.

THEFT - At 9:44 a.m., Aug. 27, a male came to the sheriff's office to report the theft of two dogs from his residence on the 18000 block of Hawthorn Road in Little Falls. The man said the previous day around 10:30 a.m. he tied his two dogs outside and went into town. When he and his wife arrived back home at 12:30 p.m. his dogs were gone. He said a man had stopped at his residence the previous day complaining about the way he had the dogs tied up outside and suspects the man came back and took them. The only description he could give was that it was a white male and he was driving a truck. One dog was a Dachshund mix with cocker spaniel, red in color with short hair. The other dog was a Dachshund mix with cocker spaniel, black in color.

Crow Wing sheriff

THEFTS - At 10:37 a.m. Thursday on County Road 45 in Fort Ripley, the sheriff's office received a report of a personal property theft.

At 3:43 p.m. Thursday on State Highway 6 in Deerwood, the sheriff's office received a report of a personal property theft.

Brainerd police

THEFT - At 12:33 a.m. Friday on the 11000 block of Andrew Street, a complainant reported her son's bicycle was taken from outside of the hotel. The theft happened during the night and no suspect information was available.

PROPERTY DAMAGE - At 3:17 p.m. Thursday on the 2000 block of Spruce Drive, a complainant reported her tire was slashed. She has a suspect but no way to prove it. She requested a report on file and extra patrol.


BURGLARY - At 1:02 p.m. Thursday on the 200 block of Kingwood Street, police received a report of a burglary and theft of copper from an unoccupied residence.

ARREST - A 52-year-old man was arrested 12:22 p.m. Thursday on the 400 block of Front Street for disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property.

A 55-year-old man was arrested and cited 12:12 p.m. Thursday on the 600 block of Laurel Street for trespassing and consumption of alcohol in public. Police were responding to a report of an intoxicated male refusing to leave a downtown business.

Little Falls police

BURGLARIES - A burglary on the 600 block of First Avenue Southeast was reported at 3:09 p.m., Aug. 29. The complainant stated she found the rear garage door open, which gave entry to the home. There were no signs of forced entry and at first, it appeared nothing was taken. On closer inspection, the caller determined about $3,600 worth of items were missing, including electronic devices, jewelry, household items and medication.

Report at 9:28 a.m. Tuesday of a burglary on the 300 block of Third Street Southeast.

TRAFFIC - At 12:22 a.m. Tuesday, a caller reported she was almost run over by a tow truck in a church parking lot on the 1000 block of First Street Southeast. The caller said when she told the driver he almost hit her, he laughed at her and said he'd seen her. He then drove away.

UNWANTED - At 5:51 p.m. Monday, police were dispatched to the 100 block of First Street Southeast to remove an unwanted subject. The caller said the subject did not live there and used a knife to gain access. The suspect was removed without incident.


THEFTS - A 19-year-old man was arrested at 8:30 a.m., Aug 26, after admitting he stole gasoline from Casey's General Store, 500 Broadway W., along with committing two other thefts.

A grandmother reported to police on Aug. 28 her granddaughter took her credit card without permission. She told police her granddaughter and two males used the card for several transactions in surrounding cities totaling about $3,000.

A theft was reported Monday on the 1200 block of 13th Avenue Northeast.

HARASSMENT - A complainant called police Aug. 27 to report she keeps receiving letters from someone in jail who she does not know. She said she wanted the letters to stop. An officer made contact with the person and advised them to stop sending letters.

Daily pounding on a door at a residence on the 200 block of Fourth Street Southwest led a caller to report harassment to the police. The caller said the suspects were looking for her son and had left a threatening voicemail as well indicating they intended to hurt the caller. The suspects were located and told they would be charged with trespassing if they returned.

INTOXICATED - Report Aug. 30 of an intoxicated individual staggering into traffic on Hilton Road. Officers responded but were unable to locate the individual.

SUSPICIOUS - An open door on a running truck on the 200 block of Fourth Street Southeast led a resident to call police. The caller indicated the truck was running for "quite some time" and a pair of shoes was laying on the pavement nearby. Police made contact with a male subject who explained he was OK and was just working on the vehicle.

DOMESTICS - A physical altercation between a man and a woman on the 400 block of Third Street Southeast was reported at 2:15 p.m.m Aug. 28. An officer spoke with the woman, who stated she came home and her boyfriend was drunk. She said she confronted him about his drinking and he became upset and punched a glass coffee table. She said she tried to take a bottle of vodka from him and they ended up wrestling for it outside. She said she was not assaulted nor did she feel threatened. The boyfriend was given a ride to his brother's residence and advised not to speak with his girlfriend until he is sober.

Officers were dispatched at 9:33 a.m., Aug. 29, to a residence on the 200 block of Seventh Street Southwest on a report of a domestic dispute. Upon officer arrival, a father and son were found yelling at one another in the front yard. The father insisted the son leave. An officer escorted the son off the property and the son called for a ride. Both parties agreed the dispute was not physical.

DRUGS - A father called police Aug. 28 to report his sons might be using heroin and methamphetamine. He found burned tin foil, straws, cards with white residue and a clear plastic baggie in their rooms. The officer advised the man to evict his sons and disposed of the drug paraphernalia.

PROPERTY DAMAGE - Police were dispatched at 8:09 a.m., Aug. 28, to Cascade Drilling, 209 Lemieur St., for a property damage complaint. Employees stated sometime overnight, someone cut a section of security fence and entered the property. The person or people allegedly entered vehicles parked on the property and searched through compartments. Other than spare change and a set of keys, nothing appeared to be missing. No suspects were known.

ALARM - At 1:05 a.m., Aug. 28, officers responded to an alarm call at the Charles A. Lindbergh house, 1620 Lindbergh Drive S. The key holder arrived and officers located a bat flying around inside that appeared to set off the alarm. Officers secured the bat and let it loose outside.

COUNTERFEIT - Wal-Mart, 15091 18th St. E., reported on Aug. 26 a counterfeit $100 was passed at the business on Aug. 19.

ARREST - A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a 38-year-old man at Broadway West and First Street West. The driver was arrested for driving while cancelled-inimical to public safety. The driver also had a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his possession at the time of arrest.

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