Crime and fire report: 13 more We Fest incidents reported to emergency dispatchers on Aug. 4

Two minor consumption citations; four transports to the hospital; and other aggressive behavior reported at WE Fest in Detroit Lakes on Aug. 4.

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Thursday, Aug. 4

  • 12:28 a.m., at WE Fest, a 19-year-old man from Kindred, N.D., was cited for minor consumption.
  • 2:04 a.m., at WE Fest, a caller reported a 29-year-old Minneapolis man was making threats to use a weapon. The individual will be held until sober.
  • 2:41 a.m., at WE Fest, fight reported in the campground involving four individuals. Medical assistance was requested for a 20-year-old West Fargo man who suffered unknown injuries. The assailant was a 19-year-old man from Webster, Minn. The parties have been separated for the night.
  • 10:52 a.m., near Andrews Avenue, Detroit Lakes, two men were involved in a physical altercation at a group home. The incident is under investigation.
  • 10:56 a.m., near County Road 150, Frazee, chain cut to a private driveway. Various items and tools reported stolen. The homeowner is currently incarcerated out-of-state and unable to verify items. The incident is under investigation.
  • 2:11 p.m., near Rattle Snake Circle, Waubun, physical domestic incident reported. A 67-year-old Ponsford man was arrested at the scene.
  • 2:12 p.m., at the Becker County Jail, fraud reported.
  • 2:57 p.m., near County Road 132, Callaway, a caller reported some adults were buying alcohol for juvenile parties. An extra patrol was requested.
  • 4:11 p.m., near 5th Street, Audubon, a dog reportedly bit the caller.
  • 5:15 p.m., at Walmart, shoplifting.
  • 5:22 p.m., at WE Fest, an unresponsive individual was transported to Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes.
  • 5:28 p.m., near Townhall Road, Audubon, a juvenile male was reportedly hanging out of a pickup truck, swearing at residents and giving obscene hand gestures. Law enforcement spoke to the boy’s parents and gave the individual a warning.
  • 5:31 p.m., near south Lake Street, Frazee, a flag worker at a construction site was reportedly cat-calling individuals who passed by. The construction foreman was spoken to by law enforcement.
  • 8:21 p.m., at WE Fest, a 23-year-old Detroit Lakes man was bleeding from the mouth. He was transported to Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes via medical shuttle.
  • 9:12 p.m., at WE Fest, a caller reported their friend was threatening self-harm. The person reportedly tried walking into the swamp multiple times. Deputies noticed the individual was “very” intoxicated, but explained that he was not suicidal.
  • 9:23 p.m., at WE Fest, a 20-year-old man from Backus, Minn., was cited for minor consumption.
  • 10:14 p.m., at WE Fest, a 33-year-old Nashwauk man was reportedly rolling around on the ground and yelling at people in a threatening manner. Deputies escorted the man to an area to “sober up.”
  • 10:59 p.m., at WE Fest, injury. A 44-year-old man suffered a facial laceration and was reportedly unconscious for a time. The man was transported to Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes for treatment.
  • 11:07 p.m., at WE Fest, emergency medical services personnel requested law enforcement assistance with an unruly patient. A 33-year-old Nashwauk man was transported to the ER at Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes.
  • 11:22 p.m., at WE Fest, an intoxicated man was trying to leave the WE Fest grounds in a pickup truck. He damaged his truck and was advised not to drive. The man complied. Officers did not witness the individual operating the motor vehicle.
  • 11:24 p.m., at WE Fest, a low-flying plane was reported over the concert bowl. Fargo air traffic control was contacted and was advised the plane didn’t appear to violate any air space regulations.
  • 11:55 p.m., at WE Fest, a caller stated a male party was severely intoxicated and needed assistance. Deputies departed the scene with the intoxicated man.
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