Crime and fire report: Two-vehicle crash at Washington Avenue, Willow Street roundabout

On Monday, March 1, a two-vehicle accident occurred at the Washington Avenue, Willow Street roundabout. The roundabout was part of the Washington Avenue road project and began its use in fall 2020.


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.

Friday, Feb. 26

9:05 a.m., 31000 block of County Road 152, Park Rapids, mailbox damage.

11:00 a.m., 36000 block of County Road 21, Ogema, overdose.

Saturday, Feb. 27

3:39 p.m., 25000 block of Broadway Avenue, Detroit Lakes, unauthorized vehicle off road on private property.

6:27 p.m., near County Road 21 and County Road 113, Detroit Lakes, a vehicle hit a tree and was smoking. Vehicle abandoned. Items were left in the car and the incident is under investigation.


8:04 p.m., 100 block of Minnesota Avenue, Detroit Lakes, unwanted male broke entry door into residence. Suspect fled after entry.

11:41 p.m., 24000 block of 370th Avenue, Ogema, single vehicle rollover. Abandoned with open containers in the vehicle.

Sunday, Feb. 28

6:17 p.m., 500 block of East Main Avenue, Frazee, a wallet with a large amount of cash inside stolen from residence.

Monday, March 1

8:12 a.m., at Washington Avenue and Willow Street, Detroit Lakes, two-vehicle accident in the roundabout.

10:54 a.m., 100 block of Rivercrest Drive, Frazee, damage to parked vehicle mirror.

5:50 p.m., 30000 block of County Road 34, Callaway, generator stolen.

8:05 p.m., near Ladoux Road and County Road 35, Ponsford, unauthorized use of a personal vehicle.

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