Becker County crime and fire report: June 20-June 22
Officers recover stolen bicycle, disturbance at scenic outlook results in arrest and other reports from the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Office
We are part of The Trust Project.
Monday, June 20
- 12:34 a.m., Disturbance was reported at a scenic overlook along U.S. Highway 10. Officers were told a man had a woman pinned against a wall and was screaming at her. When officers arrived it was determined the male, 34, had an outstanding warrant and was arrested.
- 11 a.m., Resident on Cozy Cove Road, Detroit Lakes, reported their computer had locked up over the weekend. A person stating they were from a computer company called and said they could pay for support to fix their computer. The caller stopped payment on a check once they figured out it was a scam.
- 11:18 a.m., Three residences along Migizi Avenue, Ponsford, were burglarized. Items that were taken included three 45-inch flat screen TVs, a rack of Diamond Willow knives and six cast iron pans.
- 3:20 p.m., Resident on Summit Avenue, Detroit Lakes, received a text from a person pretending to be a law enforcement representative. The text explained if the individual didn’t pay for a warrant, there would be trouble. The resident was assured the text was not legit, as the police do not send out text-to-pay alerts for warrants.
- 7:24 p.m., Power line pole snapped and was over a roadway along County Road 33, Frazee. Lake Region Electric was notified.
- 8:13 p.m., Tree and power line touched, sparking a fire along County Road 144, Detroit Lakes. Wild Rice Electric was notified and the Detroit Lakes Fire Department extinguished the flames.
- 8:21 p.m., Barn located on County Road 9, Lake Park, blew down from a storm and calves had to be rounded up.
Tuesday, June 21
- 1:41 p.m., Two power lines snapped along County Road 34, Ogema. Sparks were seen, followed by smoke. Wild Rice Electric was notified. White Earth Fire Department was canceled enroute.
- 2:17 p.m., A bicycle was reported stolen on Washington Avenue. Within four hours, officers located the bike and returned it to the owner.
- 4:15 p.m., Resident on Willow Street reported the theft of $25 and two grills, one of which was a hibachi. There is a suspect in the case.
- 4:56 p.m., Sheds at a residence along 150th Street, Frazee, were broken into. The locks had been pried off, but nothing was missing.
Wednesday, June 22
- 9:24 a.m., Female caller reported a male at the residence on Mission Road, Ogema, was throwing things. Officers transported the male to Essentia for evaluation.
- 1:52 p.m., A garbage truck struck a Cadillac while backing up to a dumpster on West Avenue, Detroit Lakes.
- 4:23 p.m., Caller reported shots had been fired near 192nd Street, Lake Park. Officers located the person, who was shooting target practice in a safe manner.
- 7:08 p.m., Resident along Second Avenue, Callaway, reported a $10 car stereo and jumper cables had been stolen.
- 8:36 p.m., Male, 36, was breaking windows and causing a ruckus along Mission Road, Ogema. The man was transported to Essentia for evaluation and then brought to detox.
As part of water skiing’s centennial celebration in 2022, USA Water Ski and Wake Sports, along with Big Pine Lake Water Ski Team, is hosting a free Learn to Ski clinic on July 7-8.
They could also show mood swings, intense anger or sadness, withdrawal from activities the child once enjoyed and self-abusive behaviors.
The man kicked in the door of a residence near Osage, hit a man there with something made of glass, then assaulted him, according to court records.
Like most people, staff members at Mellow Moods in Detroit Lakes were caught a little off-guard by the new THC-infused edibles law that took effect in Minnesota on July 1, but see it as an important step toward recreational cannabis in Minnesota, one staff member said.