Crime and fire report: 4 Becker County overdoses reported since Sept. 22

In three of the four separate incidents, multiple doses of Narcan needed to be administered to the overdosing victims. Only one overdose victim agreed to be transported to a nearby medical clinic.

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Thursday, Sept. 22

4:01 a.m., near Rivercrest Drive, Frazee, a caller reported a man banging on a nearby apartment door and yelling in the hallway. Shortly after, the caller reported being punched in the head by the man. A 45-year-old Frazee man was arrested at the scene for disorderly conduct.

5:29 a.m., near Main Avenue, Callaway, past action, checks issued from a closed account.

6:21 a.m., near Detroit Lakes, a caller reported that a woman was locked in the bathroom and possibly possessed heroin. The caller also said they could hear the woman’s strained breathing through the door. Narcan was administered before first responders arrived. Medical transport was refused.

9:10 a.m., near Sandy Beach Drive, Detroit Lakes, a 73-year-old woman was stung by multiple bees. The woman was airlifted to a nearby medical clinic for treatment.

10:12 a.m., near Lake Park, a caller reported their ex-girlfriend stole a YETI cooler from the property. The case is under investigation.


10:29 a.m., at Walmart, Detroit Lakes, two-vehicle crash. No injuries.

10:33 a.m., near 400th Avenue, Frazee, a grandson-in-prison scam was reported. No money transferred.

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10:46 a.m., near Detroit Lakes, a 14-year-old girl reported her parents threw her to the ground and injured her. She also reported being bitten by her father in the past. EMS was dispatched to the scene to evaluate her. The girl was transported to a juvenile detention facility in Moorhead.

11:12 a.m., near north Lake Street, Frazee, a principal reported a student made threatening posts on social media which included song lyrics about violence and shootings. The student’s parents were notified.

11:34 a.m., near Ogema, a possible phone scam was reported.

11:39 a.m., near Lake Park, a caller reported their husband was off his medication and bipolar. The man began making threats of self-harm and took a 9MM pistol to a trailer on the property. The caller was scared to check on him after hearing a gunshot fired from the direction of the trailer. Upon arrival, deputies heard the man yelling and breaking items in the residence. The weapon was secured by deputies. A 36-year-old Lake Park man was arrested at the scene.

11:58 a.m., near Frazee Street, Detroit Lakes, past action, two-vehicle crash. No injuries.

2:36 p.m., at Walmart, Detroit Lakes, shoplifting.


2:38 p.m., at the Ogema liquor store, a counterfeit $100 bill was discovered.

3:36 p.m., near State Street, Detroit Lakes, overdose. A 21-year-old Detroit Lakes man suffered an apparent overdose. Two doses of Narcan were administered.

6:11 p.m., near Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, a vehicle window was broken. The incident is under investigation.

6:49 p.m., near North Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes, microwave smoking. No fire.

Friday, Sept. 23

2:10 a.m., near Ogema, a 24-year-old Callaway woman suffered a possible overdose. Three doses of Narcan administered before woman responded positively. She was transported to Essentia St, Mary’s in Detroit Lakes for treatment.

6:10 a.m., near Barbara Avenue, Detroit Lakes, clothing was stolen from a dryer at a laundromat. The incident is under investigation.

7:19 a.m., near Sunset Drive, Ponsford, phone scam involving Medicare. The caller gave the scammer personal information.

8:49 a.m., near west Lake Sallie Drive and east Fox Lake Road, Detroit Lakes, a pedestrian was struck by the mirror of a passing vehicle while walking along the roadside. The vehicle stopped. EMS treated the pedestrian at the scene, but no transport was required. The incident is under investigation.


9:01 a.m., Frazee Elementary School, report of a possible inappropriate video taken of a juvenile. The case is under investigation.

11:04 a.m., near Juggler Lake, Waubun, a caller reported their neighbor has repeatedly damaged their property.

1:32 p.m., near mile marker 39 on Highway 10, report of a swerving vehicle. A 39-year-old Lake Park man was arrested for driving after revocation and possible drug charges.

2:29 p.m., near Rattle Snake Circle, Waubun, a 41-year-old Rochert man suffered a possible overdose. The man was found outside and unconscious. Three doses of Narcan were administered.

9:11 p.m., near Roosevelt Avenue, Detroit Lakes, garbage was being dumped in a parking lot. An officer warned the party to pick up their litter.

Saturday, Sept. 24

9:10 a.m., near Detroit Lakes, harassment was reported involving a former employee.

10:35 a.m., near Main Street, Detroit Lakes, garage door found open. Ten to 12 bottles of alcohol were stolen. The case is under investigation.

11:10 a.m., at Walmart, Detroit Lakes, a vehicle struck a stop sign causing minor damage.

11:19 a.m., near Washington Drive, Osage, a garage door was found kicked-in. Tools and other items, valued at about $1,500, were stolen.

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12:20 p.m., near east Howe Lake Road and Highway 34, Detroit Lakes, two-vehicle, T-bone crash. A 2008 Dodge Nitro struck the front-left of a 2013 Ford pickup. Four vehicle occupants were reported in total. EMS was dispatched to the scene. No occupants were reported transported. A 37-year-old man, of Pennock, Minn., was arrested at the scene for possible DWI.

2:26 p.m., near Straight Lake, Osage, reckless boating reported.

3:28 p.m., near County Road 21 and County Road 34, White Earth, active fight reported involving multiple juveniles. An officer spoke to the group and determined they were engaged in regular “horseplay.”

8:46 p.m., near Wilson Avenue, Detroit Lakes, vehicle tire slashed.

10:46 p.m., near Willow Street, Detroit Lakes, trespassing. The case was forwarded to the city attorney.

11:27 p.m., near Frazee, a 17-year-old Frazee woman was reported as a runaway.

Sunday, Sept. 25

3:51 a.m., near County Road 11, Audubon, a squad struck a coyote.

8:16 a.m., near 427th Avenue and County Road 56, Frazee, a vehicle was found in a swamp. The owner was contacted and they said they would have the vehicle pulled out.

9:22 a.m., near Lake Street, Frazee, a syringe was found and destroyed.

9:56 a.m., near Brandy Lake Road, Detroit Lakes, free puppy scam on Facebook. A caller sent the scammer a $100 down payment for a puppy. The scammer requested $100 more and the caller sent the additional amount. After agreeing on a meeting place, the scammer wanted $100 more dollars; the caller refused and reported the incident.

4:02 p.m., near Green Acres Avenue, Osage, a woman fell off a pontoon while on land. She suffered a broken finger and possible broken hip. EMS was dispatched to the scene.

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