Crime report: Bobcat skid steer stolen in Detroit Lakes; horse struck by vehicle near Callaway
On Monday, Oct. 25 at 8:43 a.m., on the 23000 block of south Melissa Drive, Detroit Lakes, a Bobcat skid steer was stolen. A $2,000 reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Also on Monday, at 3:51 a.m., on the 29000 block County Road 34, Callaway, a vehicle struck a horse on the roadway. The horse was motionless and removed from the scene. No other injuries were reported.
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, Oct. 25
3:51 a.m., 29000 block County Road 34, Callaway, a vehicle struck a horse on the roadway. The horse was motionless in the roadside ditch and removed from the scene.
8:43 a.m., 23000 block south Melissa Drive, Detroit Lakes, a Bobcat skid steer was reported stolen. A $2,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect. Call the Becker County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Bruce, at 218-847-2661 with any information about the theft. The case is under investigation.
9:55 a.m., at the Washington Avenue/Willow Street roundabout, Detroit Lakes, a two-vehicle crash occurred. No injuries were reported.
9:55 a.m., 1100 block Jackson Avenue, Detroit Lakes, vandalism. Letters were spray painted on a building.
12:22 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifting.
2:27 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifting.
2:31 p.m., at Walmart at 1583 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, shoplifting.
2:46 p.m., 39000 block Village Drive, Waubun, items stolen from a yard. The incident was captured on video and the case is under investigation.
3:11 p.m., 35000 block Mission Road, Ogema, a report of juveniles with possible drugs.
7:43 p.m., 18000 block County Road 25, Detroit Lakes, suicide related. A 17-year-old boy was reported as being suicidal and in possession of a firearm. The caller was able to secure the firearm before law enforcement arrived to the scene. The boy was transported to a nearby medical clinic for evaluation.
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Tuesday, Oct. 26
10:10 a.m., 900 block 8th Street, Detroit Lakes, window broken at a residence. The caller suspects the break was caused by a BB or pellet gun.
10:19 a.m., 19000 block Sportsmen Road, Audubon, a tractor collided with a power pole. A power line was down and lying across the tractor. No injuries were reported.
11:29 a.m., 29000 block Highway 34, Detroit Lakes, a roadside address post was damaged.
12:27 p.m., at Detroit Lakes High School at 1301 Roosevelt Avenue, Detroit Lakes, inappropriate video or photos involving students.
1:48 p.m., 12000 block 280th Avenue, Detroit Lakes, an unknown party tried to open up a debit card account in the caller’s name. The attempt was unsuccessful.
2:13 p.m., 300 block Sunset Avenue, Detroit Lakes, email scam. No information given to scammer.
4:33 p.m., 12000 block Hollywood Lane, Detroit Lakes, hand injury. The injured party was transported to a nearby medical clinic for treatment.
Wednesday, Oct. 27
12:47 p.m., near Rattlesnake Circle, Waubun, burglary.
12:48 p.m., 100 block east Swan Street, Audubon, gas main struck. Gas was secured and the scene was cleared.
8:50 p.m., 200 block Court Lane, Detroit Lakes, credit cards stolen. Purchases were made using the cards and the account was locked by the cardholder. A suspect is being sought and the case remains under investigation.