Accidents: July 3: A U.S. Hwy. 71 caller reported that an employee was struck by a go-cart and injured her leg while changing the go-cart course; A car was rear-ended but no injuries were reported;
July 4: A vehicle with front-end damage and a smashed windshield was found parked on the side of the roadway;
July 8: One person was injured in a motorcycle accident in the woods off County 45.
Animal Related: July 2: A 309th Ave. caller said a momma bear and two cubs chased her dog and later were in a tree; A caller reported a cow out on the side of the roadway; A caller reported a deer in a lane of traffic, needing to be dispatched;
July 3: A County 89 caller reported a small, injured bald eagle near their residence;
July 4: A County 36 caller complained about fireworks upsetting her horses; A caller complained about someone lighting fireworks at 10:54 p.m., saying it was a little late and it was bothering her animals; A 149th Ave. caller said someone was lighting fireworks in an RDO cornfield and it was upsetting caller’s cattle; A Farden Twp. caller said a big, friendly Alaskan malamute or husky walked into their yard, wearing no tags;
July 5: A caller reported a dead dog in the middle of the roadway; A caller reported a dog had been in a vehicle for over two hours with the windows cracked;
July 6: A caller reported witnessing a deer hit by a vehicle and requested a possession tag; A State Hwy. 87 caller reported a spotted fawn in the ditch, possibly with a broken leg;
July 7: A caller reported a brown and white calf out of the pasture; An anonymous caller reported an injured deer in the ditch, needing to be dispatched; A vehicle hit a deer, and caller reported there were no injuries, minimal vehicle damage and the deer was alive in the ditch, needing to be dispatched;
July 8: A County 89 caller reported a deer hit by a vehicle, needing to be dispatched; A caller complained about a group of dogs chasing cars.
Assaults/Harassment: July 2: A caller reported a neighbor’s child reported their dad was choking their mom, and call was transferred to Beltrami County; A Todd Twp. caller reported a neighbor threatened him; A 110th St. caller reported neighbors on four-wheelers were harassing him at the end of his driveway; A County 18 caller complained about an intoxicated male who would not leave;
July 3: An Akeley caller reported being harassed by his ex-girlfriend; A Nevis caller claimed a neighbor intentionally adjusted his lawnmower to shoot grass and gravel at caller’s boyfriend; A Farden Twp. caller said her neighbors were screaming at each other, and caller believed a physical domestic assault may be taking place; A Lakeport Twp. caller reported a fugitive was at his residence and had a physical altercation with him;
July 4: A Hubbard Twp. caller reported a violation of a restraining order; A Farden Twp. caller said her sister was stabbed in the back by a male; A female walking toward Cass Lake on U.S. Hwy. 2 assaulted a driver;
July 5: A Farden Twp. caller reported a fight and someone who wouldn’t leave; A 210th St. caller said her daughter received a threatening Snapchat message from someone they don’t know;
July 6: A Park Rapids caller reported harassing text messages; An Akeley caller wanted someone to stop sending her harassing communications;
July 8: A caller reported harassment by an unknown phone number; An Akeley caller said she is being harassed by a third party by the respondent of an unserved protection order; A Crow Wing Lake Twp. caller said she was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend on April 18; A Guthrie Twp. caller said her mother’s boyfriend was being argumentative with her mother and wouldn’t leave the residence after being told to.
Burglaries/Theft: July 2: A Lakeport Twp. caller said he activated his home burglar alarm by accident; A Todd Twp. caller reported a Social Security scam; An overhead door alarm was activated on U.S. Hwy. 71;
July 3: A County 23 caller reported a scam from a man in Jamaica about winning some money and said the man was coming to caller’s house; A Farden Twp. caller reported a 16-foot sea kayak stolen from their cabin;
July 4: A garage motion detector alarm was activated in Lake Emma Twp.; A glass break alarm was activated at a bar in Farden Twp.; A Nevis Twp. caller reported a suspected scam call; An overhead door alarm was activated on U.S. Hwy. 71;
July 6: A tractor gas drive-off was reported, looking like the driver tried to pay at the pump;
July 7: A Mantrap Twp. caller reported a phone call that she believed was a scam.
Fires: July 3: A County 7 caller reported his propane tank was leaking, and when he tried to contact the company’s emergency line nobody answered;
July 4: A County 7 caller said someone in the area was setting off fireworks and caller felt it was a fire hazard;
July 6: A caller reported trees on the power lines;
July 7: An upstairs smoke alarm activated twice in Hart Lake Twp.; A vehicle was reported on fire on the side of the roadway.
Medical: July 2: An ambulance was requested on Becker County 46 for a 55-year-old male who fell off a ladder and was having difficulty getting up; An ambulance was requested in Henrietta Twp. for a male with a blood sugar reading of 32, described as sweaty and belligerent; An ambulance was requested in Todd Twp. for a 59-year-old male with a history of heart attack having chest pains; An ambulance was requested in Mantrap Twp. for a female who’d had hip replacement surgery and whose hip popped out of its socket; An ambulance was requested on County 19 for a female who fell; An ambulance was requested on State Hwy. 34, in the Nevis area, for a male who had been sick for a couple days; An ambulance was requested on County 95 for a possible heat emergency; An ambulance was requested at the south entrance to Itasca State Park for a female who was having seizures; An ambulance was requested on State Hwy. 34, in the Nevis area, for a male who fell on his face and had a seizure;
July 3: An ambulance was requested in Henrietta Twp. for a male with back issues who fell and could not get up; An ambulance was requested in Farden Twp. for a 47-year-old male who wiped out on a moped and was bleeding from the head; An ambulance was requested in Lake Emma Twp. for a female suffering from heat stroke; An ambulance was requested in Nevis for a juvenile female with a large cut on her leg;
July 4: An ambulance was requested in the Cass Lake area for a female who hit her head and was complaining of back pain; An ambulance was requested in Clay Twp. for a male in his mid-20s who was having muscle cramps; An ambulance was requested in Clay Twp. for a 16-year-old male having muscle cramps; An ambulance was requested on County 45 for a male with kidney pain and numbness in his legs; An ambulance was requested in Hart Lake Twp. for a female with a dislocated hip; An ambulance was requested in Arago Twp. for a female with back issues who now had severe pain and numbness in her legs; An ambulance was requested in Mantrap Twp. for a 33-year-old male having a reaction to a plant, a buzz bud, that was in a cocktail; An ambulance was requested on 480th St. for a female who passed out from heat exhaustion; An ambulance was requested in Schoolcraft Twp. for a male who burned his hand on a firework;
July 5: An ambulance was requested in Akeley for a female with low blood sugar; A caller reported fireworks behind a business in Nevis;
July 6: A fall detection alarm was activated in Lake Emma Twp. and alarm company could not reach subscriber; An ambulance was requested on 410th St. for a diabetic female who fell and was sitting up but confused;
July 7: An ambulance was requested for a female believed to be having an allergic reaction; An ambulance was requested in Farden Twp. for a 16-year-old who took about 30 pills;
July 8: An ambulance was requested in Laporte for a 27-year-old female having trouble breathing; An ambulance was requested on 344th St. for an injured left knee.
Miscellaneous: July 2: An officer investigated a group of people for an ordinance violation; An Akeley Twp. caller complained about an ongoing issue with people dragging boats down a river to gain access to Shingobee Lake; A Farden Twp. caller had questions about a noise ordinance; A 275th Ave. caller complained about drones flying over her house; A County 39 caller reported damage to a mailbox; A caller reported at least three cars parked on a beach posted as “no parking”; A caller in Nebraska reported a male trespassed on their property in Lakeport Twp. and destroyed one of the cameras in the yard, but was caught on video;A Lake Emma Twp. caller complained about bottle rockets being shot off and asked about the law; There were five 911 hang-ups;
July 3: An officer checked on a female walking on State Hwy. 34 near a parked ATV, and she said she was trying to find an ID she lost during the night; A Henrietta Twp. caller reported a neighbor he believed hit his mailbox, but who denied it; A caller wanted to speak to a deputy about how she can make sure a car is not stolen before buying it; A County 16 caller said she was not sure if her neighbors were lighting things on fire, but her house shook from whatever was being lit and she wanted an officer to check the area; A 470th St. caller had questions about drones flying over his residence; A Lakeport Twp. caller reported a truck and boat caused damage to his property; A caller believed fireworks were thrown under his vehicle as he drove by a County 9 address; A caller believed someone on the south side of 1st Crow Wing Lake was shooting fireworks; Law enforcement personnel policed a live band event in Nevis; A 165th Ave. caller had questions about neighbors’ use of illegal fireworks and the wellbeing of her dogs; Cass County transferred a 911 call from a female whose husband went to a Dollar General store in or near Bemidji and failed to return after 90 minutes, and call was transferred to Beltrami County and then back to Cass; There were 14 911 hang-ups;
July 4: A 162nd St. caller requested assistance as she did not feel safe; A Park Rapids caller reported people shooting illegal fireworks inside a trailer park; An officer was approached by a neighbor who reported mailbox damage; A County 13 caller was suspicious about a van behind her garage, owner unknown; A Schoolcraft Twp. caller had questions about shooting fireworks over the lake; A Lake Emma Twp. resort owner said an unknown male dumped three bags of rotting fish in her dumpster; A caller reported losing his wallet on July 3 at the Big Stoney Lake public access; A Park Rapids caller made a trespassing complaint against a female who was not allowed on the property; A caller reported a loud boom that sounded louder than fireworks; A Nevis caller reported finding what appeared to be a human femur bone; A County 86 caller said two people in a Jeep drove past a group of parked four-wheelers and the Jeep’s back window exploded, possibly shot out with a BB gun; A caller complained about minors consuming alcohol and boats driving recklessly; Officers patrolled a fireworks show; An Arago Twp. caller reported a neighbor lighting illegal fireworks; There were 17 911 hang-ups;
July 5: A male at a swimming beach was reported screaming swear words at no one, and caller suspected he was intoxicated; An abandoned camper was found at the Coon Lake public access; A 319th St. caller reported that RDO dumped a large pile of turkey feces approximately 75 feet from his residence; A caller who lost his phone and watch at the Garfield Lake access said someone picked it up and it was traced to their residence, and caller wanted a deputy to assist in retrieving their property; There were 11 911 hang-ups;
July 6: An Akeley caller was suspicious about a male in a silver car, who seemed “out of it” or drunk; A caller had questions about having an order for protection against her ex but needing to arrange to pick up the kids for visitation; A Laporte caller reported damage to school property; A caller reported possible theft and vandalism of four large spools of wire, one of which was damaged; A caller who visits Nevis Twp. on weekends wanted his camper checked occasionally during the week; A Lakeport Twp. caller had questions about her brother being served by a non-law enforcement party on her private property; A Long Lake caller reported finding a canoe on July 3; A suspicious vehicle was reported; A Nevis Twp. caller had questions about a car seat; A Chevy Suburban with its windows down was reported abandoned in a lot at Itasca State Park for at least a week, possibly since June 24; A Lake Emma Twp. caller believed a prowler was behind her residence, saying the dog went crazy for 10-15 minutes and caller saw a light flash toward the lake; A Schoolcraft Twp. caller was suspicious about an SUV shining light on houses in the area, driving slowly with a person wearing a headlight walking behind the vehicle; There were two 911 hang-ups;
July 7: A caller reported the control panel for an irrigator was off, and said they had advised the power company; The caretaker of a County 14 residence reported the door was kicked in; A caller reported finding important documents in a backpack he purchased at the Boys and Girls Club in Detroit Lakes; A caller was suspicious about a vehicle that appeared to be broken down on the side of the road, also noting that the vehicle had been driving up and down the road during the past week; A caller wanted to speak with a deputy after going to speak with someone against whom she has a domestic abuse no contact order; An officer visited with several local kids who were at a beach after hours; An officer did a business check in Nevis; There were five 911 hang-ups;
July 8: A 277th Ave. caller said the respondent of an order for protection has been contacting her via a third party; A 277th Ave. caller reported possible firearm possession by an ineligible party; A U.S. Hwy. 71 caller had questions for an officer about renters who are not paying rent and how to evict them; A caller was suspicious about a rusty pickup that had been parked at a public access for an extended period; A Laporte caller said he has court paperwork saying he gets custody of the children but his ex was not sending the kids out; A suspicious vehicle was reported; There were seven 911 hang-ups.
Traffic: July 2: An 11th Crow Wing Lake caller reported three pilings about one foot under the water’s surface, saying he put a marker on them but felt they should be marked better; Four boat or watercraft operators were warned for operating too close to shore, carrying no fire extinguisher or showing no white light after sunset; A caller reported that an SUV tried to run them off the road; A State Hwy. 34 caller, in the Nevis area, reported three people riding an ATV, possibly intoxicated, and said one fell off and got up and there was lots of yelling, and caller was unsure whether medical aid was needed;
July 3: An officer provided motorist assist; A caller complained about vehicles speeding through a 30 mph zone; A caller reported a Ford F-150 pickup with trailer almost hit two cars head-on and went into the ditch several times; A caller had questions about no-wake zones; An ATV was stopped; A boater was warned for operating too close to other boats; A caller reported a “construction type” 4x4 pickup left State Hwy. 64, ran into the ditch, almost crashed, and sped away on County 19 toward Cass County 40; A Laporte caller said a truck nearly drove caller off the road by passing on the right side;
July 4: An ATV was stopped in Farden Twp.; A Crow Wing Lake Twp. caller reported finding skid marks and glass in the ditch from a possible rollover during the night and said that people from Wadena County speed on the road; A vehicle was reported swerving all over the roadway; Two boaters were warned for displaying expired registration; An officer was flagged down; A 150th St. caller said her neighbors were speeding around on dirt bikes and one of them trespassed in her yard; Three boaters were warned for carrying no fire extinguisher; Two boaters were warned for having no throwable flotation device; A Ford F-150 was reported speeding on State Hwy. 34, going about 90 mph with no plates and tinted windows; Three boaters were warned for operating on Lake Belle Taine with no lights after sunset; A Chevy Mailbu was reported swerving between lanes; A Lake Emma Twp. caller complained about neighbors shooting off fireworks near their home;
July 5: A caller reported almost hitting a young adult male walking on the shoulder of the road, and caller hung up when dispatch asked for their info; A caller complained that there were too many watercraft and they were making waves in a no-wake zone; A boater was warned for carrying no throwable flotation device and failing to display current registration; A boater was warned for carrying no fire extinguisher; A caller near Dorset reported finding an abandoned dirt bike; A caller reported a possibly impaired driver;
July 6: A Chevy Suburban was reported swerving all over the road on U.S. Hwy. 71; An officer checked on a pontoon; A 165th Ave. caller reported an ATV operator who was drunk went to his house and wanted car keys, but caller refused; A possibly intoxicated driver was reported swerving all over the roadway; A motorist reported a vehicle on the side of the road with flashers on, but caller was uncomfortable stopping to ask if they needed assistance;
July 7: A Hubbard Twp. caller reported a wakeboard boat operating recklessly on Long Lake, noting that the boat went between a mother loon and her baby; An officer provided motorist assist; A caller reported an ongoing issue with boats going fast in a no-wake zone in front of caller’s residence; A Chevy Suburban was reported swerving over the center lines;
July 8: Beltrami County reported a deputy and another caller almost hit a male walking down the westbound lane of U.S. Hwy. 2, near an SUV or van parked on the shoulder; A motorist reportedly made a vulgar gesture while driving by Laporte School, then, continued driving at approximately 70 mph on County 39; a County 40 caller reported three teens on personal watercraft, believed to be staying at a campground nearby, boating recklessly during the past week.