Crime and Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department:
Friday, Sept. 23
At 11:06 p.m. a disc jockey working a dance at the Detroit Lakes High School was determined to be intoxicated by the police liaison officer at the school. The 26-year-old Detroit Lakes man blew .23 on an alcohol breath test and was escorted out of the building by the police officer.
Tuesday, Sept. 27
At 5:19 p.m. a round baler was reported on fire at the Aho dairy farm in Wolf Lake Township. Wolf Lake firefighters were there for about 20 minutes.
Wednesday, Sept. 28
At 6:55 a.m. a domestic dispute was reported on the 200 block of Elm Street West in Detroit Lakes.
At 7:53 a.m. an accident was reported at Highway 10 and West Long Lake Road.
A 1992 Cadillac, northbound on West Long Lake Road, driven by Morris Tschider, 78, of Bismarck, N.D., started to cross Highway 10 and was hit on the front left side, according to the State Patrol.
The second vehicle, eastbound on Highway 10 in the left lane, was a 1998 Plymouth Voyager van driven by Lois Stabnow, 61, of Hawley.
A passanger in the Cadillac, Irene Tschider, suffered minor injuries in the collision. All were wearing seatbelts. Both vehicles were towed.
At 9:20 a.m. a two-vehicle accident was reported at County Road 21 and Little Floyd Lake Road. A woman suffered a cut finger.
At 1:31 p.m. Foster Cycle in Detroit Lakes reported a customer that was not paying for services. The 37-year-old man was advised by officers that he had to pay for services to obtain property. He was also wanted on a Michigan warrant, but Michigan did not want to pay the costs associated with extradition.
At 2:39 p.m. police received a request for extra patrols in City Park between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to handle complaints of young people blocking traffic and generally being obnoxious.
At 3:29 p.m. a man on the 300 block of Lake Avenue in Detroit Lakes complained that a neighbor was burning leaves and a lot of smoke was going into his house. Police talked to the 67-year-old man and explained the city's ordinance against burning leaves.
At 4:45 p.m. a Pine Point resident reported a residential burglary. Entry was gained by breaking a garage door.
At 8:58 p.m. a Detroit Lakes woman reported the theft of a motor vehicle. There is a suspect in the case.
At 9:08 p.m. a burglary was reported on the 18000 block of 230th Avenue, Audubon. Taken was a 50-inch big screen TV set and other items.
At 11:31 p.m. a verbal domestic was reported involving three people at Roosevelt and Union. They were separated for the night.
Thursday, Sept. 29
At 3:23 a.m. a vehicle damaged a retaining wall on the 1100 block of Washington Avenue. There is a suspect in the case.
At 6:11 p.m. a woman reported that two vehicles had been rummaged through overnight on the 200 block of West Union. Taken were a CD case, movies and a backpack.
At 11 p.m. a soft drink machine operated by DL Youth Hockey was reported tipped over in Peoples Park, with unknown damage.
Friday, Sept. 30
At 10:50 a.m. a Detroit Lakes woman reported an attempted grandparent's scam.
At 12:23 p.m. a man on the 400 block of East Front Street reported the theft of a 15- to 18-foot aluminum bass boat, with no motor.
At 4:57 p.m. a woman on the 200 block of Union Street East in Detroit Lakes reported the theft of tools. Taken were a yellow nonelectric miter box, a 3-inch chisel and a purple utility knife.
Saturday, Oct. 1
At 8:23 a.m. a burglary was reported on the 19000 block of County Road 21.
At 8:40 a.m. a black Dodge Ram pickup truck was reported stolen from the 21000 block of County Road 21. It was recovered after being abandoned at Country Fields Greenhouse.
At 1:09 p.m. a house break-in was reported on the 33000 block of 330th Avenue in Sugar Bush Township. A Ruger .45 caliber pistol was stolen.
At 7:37 p.m. a small fire was reported near a bald eagle observation platform on Blackbird Lake. Frazee firefighters were on the scene for about 25 minutes.
At 11:20 p.m. a rear-end accident was reported at Highway 10 and Kris Street in Detroit Lakes.
A white 2007 Pontiac driven by Bette Mae Daggett, 80, of Frazee rear-ended a white 1998 Ford driven by Wendy Jo Foster, 31, of Detroit Lakes. Both were eastbound on Highway 10, and Foster had stopped at the traffic light at the Kris Street intersection. Inattention was the likely cause of the crash, according to the police report. Neither driver was transported to the hospital, although both cars were towed.
Sunday, Oct. 2
At 12:47 a.m. a verbal domestic dispute was reported on the 300 block of Shorewood Circle in Detroit Lakes.
At 12:34 p.m. the overnight theft of a checkbook from a vehicle was reported on the 51000 block of Old Bucks Mills Road.
At 3:16 p.m. an attempted break-in was reported on the 38000 block of East Juggler Road. A screen door was damaged.
At 4:23 p.m. a grassfire was reported in the woods near Pine Point. Carsonville firefighters and DNR personnel were on the scene for about an hour.
At 8:39 p.m. a Detroit Lakes man reported a burglary in Lake Eunice Township. Tools and food were taken.
At 9:53 p.m. mailbox damage was reported on the 13000 block of Deer Point Road, rural Audubon.
Monday, Oct. 3
At 9:04 a.m. a truck fire was reported on the 600 block of West Central in Detroit Lakes.
At 9:28 a.m. a Detroit Lakes woman reported the overnight theft of items from a vehicle at a residence on Highway 34.
At 11:01 a.m. an abandoned vehicle was reported upside down in a slough in Hamden Township.
At 1:58 p.m. a burglary was reported on the 1000 block of Summit Avenue.
At 2:38 p.m. a grassfire was reported in a wooded area on the east side of Pine Point. Carsonville firefighters were on the scene for about 30 minutes.
At 4:36 p.m. the theft of a wallet was reported from a purse in a vehicle parked on West Main Street in Frazee.
At 8:41 p.m. a dumpster fire was reported at the Old Projects in Pine Point.
At 11:34 p.m. the theft of a wallet from a vehicle was reported on the 100 block of South Lake in Frazee.
Tuesday, Oct. 4
At 9:45 a.m. a Holmesville Township man reported the front passenger window of his daughter's vehicle had been smashed.
At 10:36 a.m. leaves were reported on fire near Hole No. 1 on the Frazee golf course off Highway 87. Frazee firefighters were on the scene about 35 minutes.