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, April 29
6:28 a.m., 800 block Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, business canopy damaged.
8:51 a.m., 31000 block 150th Street, Frazee, PayPal account fraud.
12:08 p.m., 36000 block Marten Drive, White Earth, syringe found.
2:57 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifter.
8:26 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifter.
8:48 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifter.
9:13 p.m., near 353rd Circle, Ogema, large grass fire.
9:39 p.m., 41000 block County Road 34, Ogema, grass fire.
10:03 p.m., 32000 block County Road 35, Ponsford, vehicle hit a tree. Airbags deployed in the crash. Driver fled the scene.
Friday, April 30
8:28 a.m., 500 block Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, tire stolen from a business.
11:46 a.m., 400 block 2nd Street, Ogema, check fraud.
1:51 p.m., 1000 block 1st Street, Lake Park, sexual assault. The case is under investigation.
3:04 p.m., Audubon compost pile, Audubon, compost pile is smoldering.
4:06 p.m., 300 block Willow Street, Detroit Lakes, vehicle fire. Detroit Lakes police officers and a bystander extinguished the flames.
6:10 p.m., 900 block Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, dumpster fire behind JCPenney.
6:46 p.m., near Tulaby Lake Drive, Waubun, smoke reported.
10:15 p.m., 12000 block County Road 5, Lake Park, two individuals illegally fishing with a net in a creek between Big and Middle Cormorant lakes.
Saturday, May 1
1:09 a.m., 20000 block Victor Road, Detroit Lakes, phone scam.
9:20 a.m., 12000 block Hillside Road, Lake Park, parked vehicle damaged.
10:11 a.m., 1800 block East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes, gas smell from grill. Caller swapped tanks and the smell dissipated.
10:17 a.m., near Detroit Lakes, phone scam from Jamaica.
11:16 a.m., 20000 block Moe Lake Road, Audubon, unauthorized recipient in receipt of Social Security check.
1:33 p.m., 36000 block Marten Drive, Ogema, grass fire.
2:17 p.m., 17000 block County Road 31, Frazee, leaves burning.
4:51 p.m., 34000 block Borah Road, Detroit Lakes, multiple all-terrain vehicles tearing up the road and speeding.
5:31 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifter.
7:19 p.m., 31000 block County Road 26, Rochert, an injury was reported while individuals were “mud running.” One person was transported by ambulance to a nearby medical clinic for treatment.
8:49 p.m., 19000 block 220th Street, Audubon, vehicle found in a roadside ditch with the ignition punched-out of the steering block.
9:24 p.m., 38000 block County Road 111, Waubun, small grass fire.
9:29 p.m., 36000 block 336th Street, Ogema, two-parties were involved in an assault. No arrests made.
Sunday, May 2
7:44 a.m., 16000 block Highway 10, Lake Park, flames were seen coming from a heater vent at the Sunny Side Care Center.
9:44 a.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifter.
2:36 p.m., 47000 block Highway 34, Osage, drug paraphernalia found.
3:12 p.m., 100 block Veteran’s Memorial Parkway, Detroit Lakes, syringe found.
3:52 p.m., 200 block East Main Avenue, Detroit Lakes, tree on fire.
4:18 p.m., 26000 block County Road 37, Detroit Lakes, grass and tree on fire. Carsonville firefighters and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources extinguished the blaze.
8:56 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifter.
11:04 p.m., near Migizi Avenue and Pow Wow Highway, Ponsford, large grass fire approaching tree line.
Monday, May 3
2:29 a.m., near Mashkiki Street and Amik Avenue, Ponsford, house fire. First officer on the scene reported the structure fully engulfed. Law enforcement believe the house was empty.
4:24 a.m., 47000 block Waboose Drive, Ponsford, bench fire.
8:32 a.m., 11000 block South Lake Eunice Road, Detroit Lakes, unemployment claim fraud.
1:15 p.m., 19000 block Frontage Road, Detroit Lakes, vehicle damage.
2:04 p.m., near 450th Avenue and County Road 37, Ponsford, trail video camera stolen.
4:40 p.m., 1200 block Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, house damaged. Residence appears abandoned.
4:54 p.m., 47000 block Waboose Road, Ponsford, grass fire behind a residence.
8:05 p.m., at CVS Pharmacy at 329 East Frazee Street, Detroit Lakes, shoplifter.