Becker County crime and fire report: June 16-19

Motorcycle in head-on collision, officer helps baby duck find mom, man goes to jail, to go to jail and other reports from the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriffs Office.

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Thursday, June 16

  • 8:34 p.m., Burglary was reported at a storage unit on Jackson Avenue, Detroit Lakes. The owner of the storage unit reported a latch had been cut.
  • 12:06 p.m., Sockets were stolen from a garage on Rossman Avenue, Detroit Lakes.
  • 2:45 p.m., Female, 40, was arrested for a DWI on U.S. Highway 10. While in jail, she reported an assault that happened on Rivercrest Drive, Frazee, before she was arrested.
  • 9:25 a.m., Female, 22, residing along County Highway 6, Lake Park, reported a sexual assault. The woman was taken to a clinic.
  • 2:17 p.m., Camera was stolen from a residence on County Highway 35, Ponsford.
  • 7:28 p.m., Head-on collision between 2002 Honda XR motorcycle and 2003 Ford Escape. The motorcycle was driven by a 14-year-old male and the SUV a 52-year-old male. The motorcycle driver was lying next to the vehicle with a knee injury. The air ambulance was called, but canceled.
  • 9:21 p.m., Defibrillator continuously shocked a resident along Fourth Street, Lake Park. An air transport service was called for the 54-year-old man.
  • 9:33 p.m., Fire was extinguished along U.S. Highway 10 by the Audubon Fire Department. The fire was later determined to be a campfire that was made near the railroad tracks.
  • 9:38 p.m., Female ran into a store along County Road 143, Ogema and locked the door behind her. A man pounded on the door, attempting to get into the store, but made no threats and eventually left.
  • 10:45 p.m., Male, 47, was arrested for a DWI on Pow Wow Highway.

Friday, June 17

  • 12:52 a.m., Adult female dropped off prescription drugs medication at the Frazee Police Department for disposal.
  • 5:30 a.m., Adult female overdosed on pain pills at a residence along Moose Street, Ogema. The woman reportedly took five pills and vomited, at which time three pills came up. She was also heavily intoxicated and was transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary’s.
  • 9:14 a.m., Fraudulent check was written. The owner of the checking account, who resides along County Road 110, Callaway, reported the incident.
  • 10:58 a.m., Boat motor was stolen from a boat that was on a lift at a residence on Tanglewood Road, Audubon.
  • 2:40 p.m., Fire started on a deck at a residence along Second Street, Lake Park. The property owner was on scene and the fire was extinguished before it got close to the structure. Lake Park Fire Department was also called and cleared the scene.
  • 7:42 p.m., Baby mallard was stuck in a drain along Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes. A police officer retrieved the baby duck and returned it to its mother, who was waiting nearby.
  • 8:32 p.m., Juvenile males on Main Avenue, Frazee, were making threats through texts. The officer told the young men to avoid each other.
  • 9:06 p.m., Garage was vandalized with spray paint on Andrews Avenue, Detroit Lakes.
  • 10:13 p.m., Fire started at the bottom of a power pole along Cozy Cove Road, Detroit Lakes. The Detroit Lakes Fire Department and Wild Rice Electric responded.
  • 11:31 p.m., Intoxicated neighbor on Union Street, Detroit Lakes, entered the wrong house. The adult male promptly left when he realized his error.

Saturday, June 18

  • 12:06 a.m., Gas was siphoned out of a truck parked on Fern Beach Road, Detroit Lakes.
  • 2:00 a.m., Adult female created a disturbance at a business on West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes. After profanely expressing her opinions, the woman left the business at the request of police officers.
  • 1:45 p.m., Fire started when a tree fell and toppled on a live wire along Catherine Lane, Waubun. The tree was smoldering when the White Earth Fire Department arrived.
  • 4:14 p.m., Wind blew a garbage can into a vehicle at a business along Second Street, Lake Park. Damage was reported to a vehicle door.
  • 4:45 p.m., Fire started in the grass along County Highway 11, Audubon. The Audubon Fire Department extinguished the flames.
  • 4:56 p.m., Marin Pine Mountain Bike was stolen from the back of a vehicle along 11th Avenue, Detroit Lakes. The bike is gray.
  • 4:56 p.m., Motorcycle accident reported along County Road 20, Detroit Lakes. No other vehicles were involved. A male reportedly injured his ankle and was transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's. No age for the injured party was available in the report.
  • 5:28 p.m., Caller reported an injured animal was moving in the road along West Main Street, Detroit Lakes. The officer found two branches, which the caller had mistaken for an animal.
  • 6:01 p.m., Fire started in the grass behind Pine Point Clinic. Carsonville Fire Department extinguished the flames.
  • 6:22 p.m., Tree blew over onto a power line along U.S. Highway 10, Detroit Lakes. The utility company and Detroit Lakes Fire Department were on scene to remove the tree.
  • 10:44 p.m., Adults arguing in the road way at a business on Lake Street, Frazee. The people were separated and told to go home.

Sunday, June 19

  • 2:06 a.m., Male, 37, went to the jail in Detroit Lakes and began creating a disturbance. He was asked to leave several times. After about an hour, the male was arrested for disorderly conduct and being a public nuisance.
  • 1:54 p.m., Fire started in the grass near a power pole located along County Highway 34. The Frazee Fire Department responded as did Wild Rice Electric.
  • 3:29 p.m., Motorcycle accident was reported on County Road 141, Detroit Lakes. The driver reportedly struck a mailbox. A broken ankle and head injury were reported and the driver was transported to Essentia. The age of the motorcyclists was not stated in the report.
  • 6:43 p.m., Syringe with a substance was found on the side of the road along Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes. Officers discarded the drug paraphernalia.
  • 6:58 p.m., Two adult males, one 39 and the other 31, were fighting on Lake Street, Frazee. Officers are investigating the incident.
  • 10:38 p.m., Group of adults were arguing outside of a business along West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes. A fight occurred and while police were en route, the people dispersed in five different vehicles, some of which had out-of-state plates.
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