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.
Monday, Aug. 23
9:15 a.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifting.
11:31 a.m., 45000 block County Road 36, Frazee, phone scam.
1:52 p.m., near County Road 34 and Warren Street, Ogema, grass fire. Visible flames with the fire moving east. Fire extinguished after about 60 minutes.
2:07 p.m., near Highway 113 and County Road 35, Waubun, roadside ditch fire with a downed power line. Extinguished after about 90 minutes.
2:56 p.m., 23000 block County Road 231, Detroit Lakes, mail stolen from mailbox. Caller reported someone tried to cash a check issued to the caller at an area bank. The suspect fled while the check was being processed. The incident is under investigation.
3:31 p.m., Becker County, drug related. A 50-year-old male and 35-year-old male were arrested.
4:49 p.m., 26000 block Rattle Snake Circle, Waubun, possible theft of $150. The money was stolen three days ago. The case is under investigation.
6:10 p.m., 200 block Barbara Avenue, Detroit Lakes, prescription medication stolen.
11:20 p.m., 49000 block Pow Wow Highway, Ponsford, overdose. Narcan was administered before first responders arrived; no further medical attention.
Tuesday, Aug. 24
4:28 a.m., 17000 block Disse Road, Detroit Lakes, tree fire due to a lightning strike. Fire extinguished in about 45 minutes.
8:35 a.m., 300 block Maple Drive, Detroit Lakes, theft of mail from a mailbox.
9:48 a.m., 1300 block 8th Street, Detroit Lakes, bicycle found.
1:51 p.m., 25000 block County Road 22, Detroit Lakes, wallet lost at WE Fest and may have resulted in recent unauthorized debit charges.
4:53 p.m., 200 block east Holmes Street, Detroit Lakes, multiple counterfeit $5 bills were passed to and recovered from a business. The bills were sent to the U.S. Secret Service.
7:49 p.m., near Norcross Lake Road, White Earth, a generator was stolen from a vehicle.
Wednesday, Aug. 25
2:01 a.m., 39000 block Highway 113, Waubun, physical domestic with property damage. A 20-year-old male reportedly damaged a vehicle with a pick-axe and was arrested. No medical attention was needed.
10:26 a.m., 26000 block Rattle Snake Circle, Waubun, possible drug related activity.
2:35 p.m., 16000 block Sharon Avenue, Detroit Lakes, lawn damaged with a chemical spray.
7:09 p.m., 200 block east Central Street, Detroit Lakes, Craig’s List scam involving $600.
8:10 p.m., 400 block West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes, vehicle damage.