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Police blotter for July 4

Baxter police HARASSING CALLS -- A man said his ex-wife has called several times at 5:10 p.m. on Monday. The woman was told not to call. DOG ATTACK -- A woman said a pit bull mix dog from the 7000 block of Fox Road attacked her dog at 3:51 p.m. o...

Baxter police

HARASSING CALLS - A man said his ex-wife has called several times at 5:10 p.m. on Monday. The woman was told not to call.

DOG ATTACK - A woman said a pit bull mix dog from the 7000 block of Fox Road attacked her dog at 3:51 p.m. on Monday. The pit bull mix was captured and put in a 10-day quarantine.

Crow Wing County



THEFTS - A caller reported his backpack stolen from a mine pit in Ironton at 8:54 p.m. on Friday.

A man reported a golf cart stolen at 1:50 p.m. on Sunday at the 5000 block of Birchdale Road, Brainerd.

BURGLARIES - An off-duty deputy reported a man trying to break into a construction building at 7:23 p.m. on Friday on the 30000 Nelson Road, Pequot Lakes.

A man reported his employer’s garage broken into at 5:28 p.m. on Friday at the 10000 block of Highway 18, Brainerd.

A caller reported a pole shed broken into and several items stolen at 4:12 p.m. on Friday at the 20000 block of County Road 4, Nisswa.

A caller reported items stolen from a storage shed at 2:24 p.m. on Friday at the 20000 block of Highway 6, Deerwood.

A caller reported a cabin broken into sometime in the last two weeks at 8:32 p.m. on Saturday at the 9000 block of County Road 1, Pine River.

A man reported his two neighbors had their garages broken in at 1:31 p.m. on Saturday at the 10000 block of Maghan Court, Deerwood.


DISTURBANCE – A caller reported an out of control intoxicated male at 2:38 a.m. on Saturday on the 6000 block of Holmes Avenue, Brainerd.

A caller reported an intoxicated woman causing a disturbance at 5:38 a.m. on Sunday at the 10000 block of Inglewood Drive, Brainerd.

DAMAGE TO PROPERTY - A caller reported an attempted break-in to a seasonal cabin at 12:37 p.m.

A woman reported her tire slashed on a camper trailer at 10:31 a.m. on Sunday at the 8000 block of Paradise Beach Road, Brainerd.

Brainerd police

SUSPICIOUS - Employees of Walgreens said a man came into the store acting irate at 6:52 p.m. on Monday. Officers found the man at a residence and told him not to return to the store.

Report of a suspicious male running with two ladders 5:26 a.m. Wednesday on the 300 block of Washington Street.

THEFTS - A bicycle was reported stolen Wednesday on the 700 block of Kingwood Street.


A three-wheel bike with a basket on the back was reported stolen Tuesday from the 200 block of North Fourth Street.

A Trek mountain bike was reported stolen Tuesday on the 700 block of Laurel Street.

A rash of thefts from vehicles included reports of money, mostly change, from vehicles Tuesday on the 900 block of Southeast 11th Street, the 1300 block of Pine Street, and one from the 1100 block of Rosewood Street and the 1100 block of Quince Street.

ARREST - Arrested a 34-year-old man for felony DWI at 1:40 a.m. Wednesday.

BURGLARY - A burglary was reported Tuesday on the 800 block of South Seventh Street.

FRAUD - Received a report of a check scam via mail from a resident on the 2400 block of Kermit Lane. The fake check was placed in evidence.

VANDALISM - Received a report Tuesday of a rock thrown through the windshield of a work truck.

Morrison County sheriff


TRAFFIC COMPLAINT - Stopped a driver on Highway 10 Tuesday after reports of multiple times crossing the fog line. The driver admitted to having several beers after a Wadena softball game and talking on the cell phone and not paying very good attention to the road.

FIRE - A fire reported at 9:07 Tuesday at a farm on Nature Road and 230th Avenue, Pierz, was reported to be too hot to get the 170 250-pound pigs out of the barn. The barn was a total loss.

SUSPICIOUS - Tuesday suspicious activity was reported behind a business at 13th Avenue Northwest in Little Falls. The driver was homeless along with his girlfriend and small infant in the vehicle.

DISPUTE - Monday told a Bowlus man who called complaining his ex-girlfriend removed cables from the battery terminals of his semitrailer and cut the crotch out of all his jeans was a civil matter. The incident was in April but he reported it now as a recent court date had the woman pushing his buttons.

FRAUD - Received a report Monday from a Royalton woman who met a male over the Internet and believed him to be in the military and needing help cashing a check. She cashed the check, but it came back as a bad check and the male got $2,900 from her account.

THEFT - A gas drive-off of $30.81 was reported June 27 at the Ripley One Stop on Grouse Road in Little Falls.

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