Becker County crime and fire report: April 14-17

A Jeep struck a school bus, a gas drive-off led to a police pursuit, and other reports from the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Office.

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Thursday, April 14

1:25 a.m., Ogema, pursuit of an individual. A police dog was used to track the person for about two hours.
7:20 a.m., United Community Bank in Frazee, report of a suspicious person sitting in a vehicle watching as people entered the bank before it opened. It was noted something similar happened a month or so ago, but the individual was in a different vehicle.
7:45 a.m., Intersection of State Highway 59 and Becker County Highway 6, Jeep struck a school bus. Report noted the Jeep was speeding around a corner.
10:05 a.m., Park Trail in Osage, burglary reported at a new house. DeWalt tools, batteries and chargers were taken.
6:26 p.m., State Highway 34 and Becker County Highway 34, two vehicles accident . Both vehicles went into the swamp. No injuries were reported.
9:28 p.m., W. Maple Ave., Frazee, a small purse was found with a needle and spoon. Officers collected the paraphernalia and destroyed it.
10:05 p.m., Frazee, assault was reported. A female denied medical treatment. A male was arrested and transported to jail.

Friday, April 15

11:22 a.m., Many Point Scout Camp Rd., Ponsford. Caller stated 92 fraudulent purchases had been made on her credit card.
12:50 p.m., Willow Street, Detroit Lakes, Harassing messages were sent by text from out of state.
6:37 p.m., Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, a verbal domestic with yelling. A male at the scene was arrested on an unrelated warrant.
8:23 p.m., LM Fleet Supply, Detroit Lakes, shoplifting. Woman was taken to jail.

Saturday, April 16

11:42 a.m., Eagle View Rd., Ogema, burglary was reported at a cabin on the east side of Strawberry Lake.
2:07 p.m., Holiday Inn, property damage was reported as a light pole had been struck by a vehicle.
2:24 p.m., Walmart, Detroit Lakes, wallet was lost and located by store employees after reviewing the video. Wallet was returned to the owner.
5:08 p.m., Ogema, 30-year-old male overdosed on prescription medications. Was brought to the ER.
8:12 p.m., SW Height of Land Drive, Rochert, burglary was reported as a trailer house had been broken into and items were missing.
9:08 p.m., North Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes, harassment was reported. A group was outside, when a vehicle passed by with an individual yelling obscenities at them. Vehicle was located and occupants were spoken to about their conduct.
10:05 p.m., Roosevelt Avenue, Detroit Lakes, a pursuit with a blue pickup began due to the suspect not paying for gas. The police terminated the pursuit for safety reasons, as the suspect went into a residential area.

Sunday, April 17

1:34 p.m., Ponsford, overdose of 25-year-old male. Given two Narcan treatments and was gasping after the second dose. Transported to ER.
7:36 p.m., Walmart, Detroit Lakes, potential theft reported. Individuals thought a jack had been taken from the back of their pickup.
8:12 p.m., Barbara Ave., Detroit Lakes, a vehicle was damaged while parked.
8:54 p.m., County Highway 7, Lake Park, disturbance was reported due to a verbal altercation in a vehicle parked near a residence. Passenger was cited for a minor in consumption.

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