Crime and Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department:
Friday, March 5
At 12:38 p.m. an Ogema woman reported a burglary on the 38000 block of County Road 34.
At 5:08 p.m. a rollover was reported at the junction of county roads 122 and 147. No injuries were reported.
Saturday, March 6
At 1:24 a.m. a Ponsford woman reported her son had been assaulted outside a residence on the 2800 block of Waboose Road.
At 2:39 a.m. a Callaway man reported a man had damaged his truck and assaulted him.
At 7:27 a.m. a rollover was reported on Highway 10 and Oxcart Trail in Detroit Lakes. A Dodge Caravan driven by Geralyn LaVonne Lindberg, 42, of Ottertail overturned after leaving the roadway, which was glare ice. She was not seriously injured.
At 7:35 a.m., a rollover was reported on Highway 34 near Spaceman Storage. No injuries were reported.
At 8 a.m. a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Tiffany Marie Ruther, 24, of Perham left an icy Highway 10 near Tools and More and went into the ditch, where it struck a sign.
At 8:44 a.m. an accident was reported on Highway 59. No injuries were reported.
At 9:05 a.m. an accident without injuries was reported on Highway 10 west of Frazee.
At 9:06 a.m. a motorist reported a car had rolled into a ditch on County Road 5 near Lake Park. The vehicle was abandoned.
At 11:31 a.m. a Detroit Lakes man reported a woman had been assaulted by her boyfriend the previous night on Highway 59 near County Road 17.
At 5:22 p.m. a possible gas leak was reported at Stop-N-Go in Detroit Lakes. It turned out to be the odor of fresh paint from the adjoining I.M. Fitness.
Sunday, March 7
At 12:23 p.m. an Ogema man reported that someone had entered his property overnight and taken a snowmobile and a plow tuck, which was found damaged nearby. Entry was gained by smashing down a gate.
At 2:03 p.m. a woman on the 1100 block of Rossman Avenue reported a man in a vehicle with binoculars who appeared to be looking into houses. The 55-year-old Wisconsin man told an officer he was a birdwatcher drawn to the area after seeing an Internet report of rare Bohemian waxwings seen in Detroit Lakes. The man had no criminal history.
Wednesday, March 10
At 9:28 a.m. an accident with injuries was reported on Highway 10 near the Holiday Inn.
A 2007 Toyota driven by Paul Wesley Larson, 67, of Vergas was stopped at the junction of North Shore Drive and Highway 10.
He said his vision was impaired by an eastbound semi and he pulled out in front of an eastbound 1984 Chevy driven by Arthur Simler Weiser, 73, of Frazee.
Both were injured, as was a passenger in the Chevy, Mary Diane Weiser, 59. All three were taken to St. Mary's Innovis Hospital by St. Mary's Ambulance.
At 10:27 a.m. a fire was reported at Tietz Construction in rural Detroit Lakes. The fire started in a wall behind a wood stove. Firefighters from Detroit Lakes and Callaway were on the scene for about 90 minutes.
Friday, March 12
At 11:19 a.m. several camper break-ins were reported at the Legion Campground. A flat-screen TV set and other items were stolen, and extensive damage was done to the inside of at least one trailer.
Saturday, March 13
At 2:59 p.m. a Ponsford man reported a home burglary on the 28000 block of County Road 29. Taken were a 52-inch TV and movies.
Sunday, March 14
At 8:08 p.m. a White Earth woman reported a theft on the 36000 block of County Road 21.
Monday, March 15
At 8:47 p.m. a resident on the 600 block of State St. W. reported a slashed tire.