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Crime and fire report: Machine shop fire in Frazee; 13 crashes in Becker County since Thursday

On Sunday, Dec. 5 at 5:18 a.m., on the 13000 block of Cedar Avenue, Frazee, a machine shop was reported on fire. All shop personnel evacuated safely and the fire was contained after about 2 hours. Also, since Dec. 2, 13 motor vehicle crashes were reported in Becker County. No injuries resulted from the crashes and some were the result of vehicle's striking deer on the roadway.

CRIME WEB GRAPHIC DLPF

The following reports were compiled from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office and Detroit Lakes Police Department from an official with knowledge of the cases, unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, Dec. 2

5:56 a.m., near County Road 9, Lake Park, a vehicle struck a deer. No injuries.

4:21 p.m., 25000 block County Road 21, Detroit Lakes, a 17-year-old male was listed as a runaway.

11:22 p.m., at the Cenex gas station at 911 Highway 34, Detroit Lakes, a disagreement between two motorists was reported.

Friday, Dec. 3

6:00 a.m., near County Road 109 and County Road 21, Ogema, vehicle reported off the roadway. No injuries.

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8:25 a.m., near Roosevelt Avenue and Main Street, Detroit Lakes, single vehicle crash. No injuries.

8:36 a.m., 1300 block Lori Avenue, Detroit Lakes, a domestic incident was reported by a third party. The involved parties denied the incident.

4:59 p.m., 400 block east Central Avenue, Detroit Lakes, a past action report of inappropriate sexual conduct. The case is under investigation.

5:50 p.m., near mile marker 44 on Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, a vehicle struck a deer. No injuries

9:23 a.m., 23000 block County Road 26, Callaway, vehicle reported off the road. No injuries.

Saturday, Dec. 4

5:38 a.m., 24000 block 230th Street, Detroit Lakes, single-vehicle rollover. No injuries.

1:42 p.m., near Holmes Street and Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, two-vehicle crash. No injuries.

2:37 p.m., 200 block East Central Street, Detroit Lakes, Publisher’s Clearinghouse scam.

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5:03 p.m., near mile marker 261 on Highway 59, Becker County, a vehicle struck a deer. No injuries.

7:05 p.m., 200 block Stone Creek Drive, Detroit Lakes, mail was reported stolen.

7:39 p.m., near Duffney Road and County Road 26, Rochert, a vehicle struck a deer. No injuries. The driver kept the deer.

Sunday, Dec. 5

2:08 a.m., 1100 block Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, a traffic stop resulted in the driver’s arrest for possible DWI.

5:18 a.m., 13000 block Cedar Avenue, Frazee, a machine shop was reported on fire. All shop personnel evacuated safely. The fire was contained after about 2 hours.

1 p.m., near Washington Avenue and Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, two-vehicle crash. No injuries.

2:21 p.m., near mile marker 59 on Highway 34, Becker County, vehicle reported off the road. No injuries.

2:27 p.m., 200 block Stone Creek Drive, Detroit Lakes, multiple packages stolen. Caller believes the theft may have occurred on Monday.

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3:24 p.m., near Hubble Pond Road, Rochert, two-vehicle crash. No injuries. Both vehicles may require a tow.

6:22 p.m., 300 block 11th Avenue, Detroit Lakes, a 31-year-old man was arrested for disorderly behavior.

9:40 p.m., near County Road 21 and 374th Street, Waubun, vehicle reported off the road and abandoned.

11:54 p.m., near County Road 19 and East Munson Drive, Detroit Lakes, a transformer exploded. Detroit Lakes firefighters responded to the scene. They left the scene after about an hour.

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