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Crime and fire report: Overdose reported in Detroit Lakes; White Earth police officer seizes marijuana plant

One dose of Narcan was administered and the man responded positively. He declined further medical treatment. Also, on an unrelated call, a White Earth police officer noticed a marijuana plant in a front-yard planting pot. The plant was seized.

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Monday, Aug. 8

  • 7:58 a.m., near Jackson Avenue, Detroit Lakes, a purse was stolen from a residence. The incident is under investigation.
  • 10:15 a.m., near Randolph Road, Detroit Lakes, prescription drugs were reported missing. The case is under investigation.
  • 10:38 a.m., near McKinley Avenue, Detroit Lakes, two-vehicle crash. No injuries.
  • 1:50 p.m., near Lake Street, Frazee, a go-cart was driving around on school grounds. The driver was advised to stop driving on school grounds.
  • 6:24 p.m., near Detroit Lakes, assault. A 64-year-old rural Detroit Lakes woman and a man reportedly were kicking a pre-teen boy. The incident is under investigation.

Tuesday, Aug. 9

  • 3:00 a.m., near Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, windshield broken.
  • 6:25 a.m., near White Earth, four 50-foot extension cords and pliers, valued at $65, were stolen from a work site. The incident is under investigation.
  • 9:37 a.m., at Walmart, Detroit Lakes, shoplifting.
  • 11:22 a.m., near County Road 22, Detroit Lakes, scam. The caller gave the scammer the last four numbers of their social security number, but no money was lost.
  • 2:01 p.m., near Menards, Detroit Lakes, two-vehicle crash. No injuries.
  • 4:22 p.m., near Detroit Lakes, a woman was making threats of self-harm. She was transported to Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes for evaluation.
  • 5:52 p.m., near Frazee Street, Detroit Lakes, a case of beer was stolen. The incident is under investigation.
  • 6:38 p.m., near Frazee, a man suffered a mental health episode. Alcohol appears to be involved and the man also said he had taken some LSD. The man was transported to a nearby medical clinic for treatment and evaluation.
  • 9:02 p.m., near Ogema, a White Earth police officer was following-up on an unrelated call at a residence. While at the residence, the officer observed a marijuana plant growing in a planting pot outside the home. The officer seized the plant.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

  • 11:38 a.m., near east Frazee Street, Detroit Lakes, two-vehicle crash. No injuries.
  • 2:57 p.m, near Pine Avenue and Lake Street, Frazee, a man struck a 2-inch gas line. Minnesota Energy was on-scene.
  • 2:59 p.m., near Washington Avenue, Detroit Lakes, a 25-year-old Frazee man was suffering from a possible drug overdose. One dose of Narcan was administered and the man responded positively. He declined further medical treatment.
  • 4:25 p.m., Detroit Lake, a caller reported they were being harassed by a passing boater while on their house boat.
  • 6:40 p.m., near Detroit Lakes, a caller reported her ex-husband had been photographing her through a window. She also reported that around the same time she found some of her chickens and ducks dead on the property. The caller was advised on civil options.
  • 8:45 p.m., near Detroit Lakes, a caller reported an ongoing dispute with their neighbor over loud music. They had already exchanged multiple notes and requested a deputy to intervene.
  • 9:12 p.m., Big Cormorant Lake, a caller reported three personal watercraft and a wake boat were out on the water after sunset.
  • 9:16 p.m., near Richwood Road, Detroit Lakes, a vehicle struck a deer.
  • 9:40 p.m., near West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes, a gas can was reported stolen from a pontoon. Caller believes the theft occurred over the past two weeks.
  • 10:18 p.m., near Highway 59, Detroit Lakes, large brush pile fire reported. The burn permit was verified, but not activated. The burner activated their permit online.
Related Topics: CRIMECRIME AND COURTSDETROIT LAKESBECKER COUNTYFRAUDFIRESDETROIT LAKES FIRE DEPARTMENTPUBLIC SAFETY
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