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The following items were taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and Detroit Lakes Police Department.

Friday, July 24


• At 1:16 a.m. a man with a history of seizures fell and hit his head near the Saloon Stage at the Soo Pass Ranch.

• At 3:11 a.m. a woman reported items had been taken from her purse at the County Road 17 Club.

• At 8:34 a.m. a Detroit Lakes man reported a construction trailer had been broken into the previous night on the 13000 block of 260th Avenue.

• At 8:36 a.m. a Detroit Lakes woman reported the theft of three bicycles from the 25000 block of S. Melissa Drive.

• At 2:18 p.m. White Earth Home Health reported a break-in, with a residential door kicked open Naytahwaush.

• At 3:48 p.m. BGR Dairy on the 27000 block of County Road 9 reported that an employee who was "let go" that day angrily damaged computer equipment and other items.

• At 3:53 p.m. a Lake Park man reported two of his stepsons had been assaulted.

• At 7:47 p.m. a Mahnomen woman reported a motorcycle accident on County Road 21 about four miles south of White Earth village. John Joseph Zima, 23, of Ogema suffered a leg injury in the accident and was treated on the scene by a White Earth Ambulance crew.

Saturday, July 25

• At 11:54 a.m. a car fire was reported on the 800 block of West Willow. The driver of the 2001 Chrysler Concorde was a 20-year-old woman. The fire centered around the battery area under the hood. The Detroit Lakes Fire Department responded.

• At 1:27 p.m. Serenity Bay Resort in Lakeview Township on the 11000 block of County Road 17 reported the theft of items from boats on lifts.

• At 1:53 p.m. River Hills Golf Course reported the theft of a golf cart.

• At 6:40 p.m. Frazee Rescue requested an ambulance to help with a person who suffered a possible broken leg in a demo derby in Frazee. St. Mary's EMS was on the scene for about 25 minutes.

• At 11:01 p.m. a chimney fire was reported at Fireside Restaurant. The Detroit Lakes Fire Department was on the scene about 90 minutes. The business re-opened the next day.

Sunday, July 26

• At 12:36 a.m. a vehicle fire was reported on County Road 31 in Silver Leaf Township. Frazee firefighters were there about 30 minutes.

• At 12:57 a.m. Zorbaz reported an unruly guest refusing to leave. The 22-year-old man was arrested for trespassing and disorderly conduct.

• At 1:23 a.m. Zorbaz reported a man jumping over the south fence. The 40-year-old man was arrested for disorderly conduct.

• At 2 a.m. a Detroit Lakes woman reported her vehicle windshield had been smashed while she was at work on the 200 block of West Main in Frazee.

• At 3:28 a.m. an 18-speed mountain bike was reported stolen from Central Market.

• At 8:23 a.m. a Detroit Lakes man reported a corn field had been vandalized on the 24000 block of Broadway Avenue.

• At 9:46 a.m. a Milwaukee man reported the theft of a laptop computer and two checkbooks from a vehicle at the 10,000 Lakes Festival.

• At 2:17 p.m. a Detroit Lakes woman reported the theft of a purse from in front of the bowling alley.

• At 4:53 p.m. a Frazee man reported a burglary on the 100 block of East Main.

• At 7:02 p.m. a one-vehicle rollover was reported on 230th Avenue in Detroit Township. An Audubon man reported the accident.

• At 11:42 p.m. a woman on the 1100 block of Summit Avenue complained that a man in a white Explorer, which was driving around without license plates, had pulled her hair.

The man was not located but a 37-year-old man was arrested for trespassing and an 18-year-old woman was arrested for giving a false name to a peace officer and minor consuming alcohol.