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, Sept. 13

11:54 a.m., 300 block Andrews Avenue, Detroit Lakes, rental scam. Person claiming to be the home owner tried to rent a house to the caller, but they were not the homeowner. No money was exchanged.

12:46 p.m., 40000 block County Road 34, Ogema, a bag of methamphetamine was found near the appointment desk at White Earth Health Center.

12:48 p.m., 48000 block Pow Wow Highway, Ponsford, scam phone calls from a legal department.

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1:56 p.m., 10000 block west Ida Lake Lane, Pelican Rapids, texting scam seeking money.

2:06 p.m., 200 block east Swan Street, Audubon, gas leak reported. Situation cleared and fire department response was cancelled.

4:32 p.m., 800 block Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, vehicle window broken and various items were stolen from the car.

6:07 p.m., 27000 block County Road 21, Detroit Lakes, theft from Richwood Store. A sandwich, soda and doughnut were stolen by a female party who left driving a black car.

7:08 p.m., 39000 block Village Drive, Waubun, mailbox tampering. Caller claims juveniles are stealing packages.

Tuesday, Sept. 14

11:08 a.m., 200 block Main Avenue, Callaway, theft of personal checks and check forgery.

12:27 p.m., 28000 block Migizi Avenue, Ponsford, assault involving two male parties. One man was transported to a nearby medical clinic for treatment. No arrests were made; under investigation.

1:40 p.m., 100 block Shorewood Drive, Detroit Lakes, vent pipes were broken at a construction site.

3:37 p.m., 35000 block Eagle View Road, Ogema, a torn, fake $100 bill was found.

3:39 p.m., 900 block Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, unauthorized transfer of funds from an account.

4:50 p.m., 23000 block Mill Pond Drive, Detroit Lakes, shots fired. An individual was found firing into the river. They were told by law enforcement to find a different location.

5:03 p.m., 1100 block Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, fraudulent financial activity.

5:58 p.m., 32000 block 355th Street, Ogema, employee theft from a job site.

8:09 p.m., 30000 block Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, possible drugs and paraphernalia found.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

1:11 a.m., Northside Bar, 521 south Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes, six individuals were involved in a disturbance. No medical attention was needed. Case referred to the city attorney for possible charges.

10:50 a.m., 35000 block County Road 21, Ogema, unauthorized use of a vehicle. The vehicle was returned and one arrest was made due to an outstanding warrant.

2:37 p.m., 36000 Marten Drive, Ogema, theft of an EBT card. Unauthorized charges were made while the cardholder was in county jail; under investigation.

3:11 p.m., 28000 block Amik Avenue, Ponsford, assault involving a girl and her mother. No medical care was needed. The girl was transported to a juvenile detention center in Moorhead.

3:28 p.m., 40000 block County Road 34, White Earth, phone stolen from the M and W Service Center; under investigation.

5:28 p.m., 1200 block East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes, bicycle stolen.

6:11 p.m., 500 block east Main Avenue, Frazee, motorcycle theft; 1996 Honda CBR1000 missing.

8:34 p.m., 1200 block Loring Avenue, Detroit Lakes, past action domestic incident. The party was advised how to obtain a no-contact-order.