Police Blotter: Jan. 11, 2020


Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department

THEFT: Report on Jan. 6 at 8:50 a.m. of a theft of tools on County Road 16 in Pequot Lakes.

PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT: Report on Dec. 30 in Emily of a vehicle rollover with three individuals trapped inside. All individuals were removed from the vehicle and transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Breezy Point Police Department

THREATS: Report on Dec. 30 at 9 a.m. of a disagreement over plowing. Those present had competing versions of what occurred and were both advised not to plow across the road and not to contact one another.


SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE: Report on Jan. 3 at 8:49 p.m. of a running truck partially blocking Hamilton Circle. It was a K-unit parked to monitor snowmobile traffic.

Report on Jan. 2 at 6,000 block of County Road 11 of a red panel van with a younger male and an older male asking staff in the parking lot how to find the principal. The vehicle was gone on arrival. The officer advised that they would conduct additional patrols.

Report on Jan. 1 of an elderly driver standing outside a stuck vehicle. The driver was unable to make it up a steep hill. The officer assisted the driver in getting up the hill.

BURGLARY: Report on Jan. 4 at 7:37 a.m. of a burglary at the 30,000 block of Ranchette Drive in Breezy Point.

ASSAULT: Report on Jan. 5 at 7:28 p.m. of a fight at Billy's Bar and Grill. One person was arrested for fifth degree assault and disorderly conduct.

Report on Dec. 31 at 11:47 p.m. of assisting Nisswa Police Department with an assault.

Pequot Lakes Police Department

TRAFFIC STOP: Report on Jan. 4 at 1:15 p.m. of a driver cited for a cracked windshield, failure to remove snow from windows and having no driver's license in possession.


Report on Jan. 4 at 1:53 p.m. of use of a cellular device while driving, no proof of insurance and excessive speed.

Report on Jan. 4 at 12:01 p.m. of a failure to move over for an emergency vehicle.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT: Report on Jan. 3 at 2:50 p.m. of a driver traveling eastbound that lost control going around a corner, rolled over in the ditch and came to rest on the wheels again.

THEFT: Report on Dec. 31 at 9:06 a.m. of theft of fuel by drilling gas tank on Summer Avenue in Jenkins.

Report on Dec. 30 at 11:56 a.m. of theft of gas and damage to property amounting to $1,500 dollars on Old Highway 371 in Jenkins.

Cass County Sheriff’s Department

BURGLARY: Report on Dec. 30 at 10:30 a.m. of a burglary on the 1,000 block of County Road 5 near Hackensack.

Report on Dec. 30 at 12:42 p.m. of burglary on the 100 block of 5th Street in Pine River.


GAS DRIVE OFF: Report on Jan. 1 at 2:22 p.m. of a gas drive off on Front Street in Pine River.

Travis Grimler began work at the Echo Journal Jan. 2 of 2013 while the publication was still split in two as the Pine River Journal and Lake Country Echo. He is a full time reporter/photographer/videographer for the paper and operates primarily out of the northern stretch of the coverage area (Hackensack to Jenkins).
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