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

Friday, Feb. 19


-At 5:10 p.m. a gas leak was reported at the Viking Hatchery in Detroit Lakes.

Saturday, Feb. 20

-At 9:38 a.m. a 12-year-old boy received minor injuries from a snowmobile accident at on a family property in Becker County.

-At 1:09 p.m. a fish house was broken into on Cotton Lake and some items were stolen. Other fish house break-ins were also reported in the area.

Sunday, Feb. 21

-At 1:48 a.m., the sheriff's office received a report of a possible rape victim in a home on Leisure Drive.

-At 3:42 p.m. a dog was hit by a vehicle on 200th Street off County Road 103. An Audubon Township official said he would take care of it.

Tuesday, Feb. 23

-At 9:14 a.m. a 3/4 carat diamond ring was reported stolen from a lockbox in a basement of a Rochert home. The caller believes she knows who has the ring.

Wednesday, Feb. 24

-At 12:53 p.m. a Detroit Lakes woman reported a scam call from a "Daniel" wanting her to go online because her computer supposedly had a virus and he would "talk her through it."

-At 5:45 p.m. police received a report that several dogs were on the porch roof of a house on the 800 block of Holmes Street. An officer made the owner remove the dogs from the roof and confirmed that the dogs were current with their licenses and vaccinations.

-At 10:26 p.m. a mobile home fire was reported in White Earth on Black Duck Trail. Firefighters were on the scene for about an hour. No injuries were reported.

-At 11:01 p.m. a minor assault and robbery was reported in Lake Park by two people who knew the alleged perpetrator.

Thursday, Feb. 25

-At 12:02 a.m. the Lake Park Fire Department responded to a fire on the 400 block of Lake Street. Firefighters were on the scene for about an hour.

-At 10:10 a.m. a snowmobile was reported on fire near a barn at a Runeberg Township residence on the 54000 block of 115th St., rural Menahga. Wolf Lake firefighters were on the scene for about 20 minutes.

-At 2:51 p.m. a home burglary was reported on the 20000 block of Oakland Beach Road. Taken was money, a computer, and a handgun.

-At 11:17 p.m. a Rochert resident reported the theft of an MP3 player and a GPS unit from a vehicle parked at Bleacher's bar.

Friday, Feb. 26

-At 10:08 a.m. a Lake Park man reported his van was on fire on Highway 10. It was extinguished by law enforcement and firefighters.