Crime and fire report: 2 burglaries in Ogema, various items stolen


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.

Tuesday Nov. 17

At 10:39 a.m., on the 35000 block of County Road 21, Ogema, a trailer was broken into and a kitchen table and chairs were reported missing.

At 12:04 p.m., on the 35000 block of Mission Road, Ogema, a floor jack, weedwhacker, air tank and shop vacuum were stolen from a property.

At 7:43 p.m., at The Fireside at 1462 East Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes, a customer left without paying their bill.

Wednesday Nov. 18

At 12:18 p.m., at Casey’s General Store at 2078 2nd Street, Lake Park, two gas pumps were broken into and damaged. The pumps had their front paneling pulled back.


At 1:20 p.m., at Casey’s General Store at 104 Roosevelt Avenue, Detroit Lakes, a vehicle fire was reported. The vehicle was extinguished by the owner before firefighters arrived.

At 3:52 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, a gas can was stolen out of the back of a parked pickup truck.

At 10:14 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, a shoplifter was reported.

At 11:41 p.m., on the 1300 block of Pelican Lane, Detroit Lakes, a vehicle hit a mailbox and drove off.

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