Tricounty News

Local crime blotters Aug. 1, 2013

Boat accident at Lake Koronis July 23

Tuesday, July 23, at 10:16 a.m. the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Paynesville Police Department and Paynesville Ambulance Service were dispatched to a watercraft crash with injuries on Lake Koronis in Paynesville Township. A 1966 Arkan Runabout, being operated by Donald Manion, age 66 of Coon Rapids, was pulling a water skier west on Lake Koronis. During operation, the Arkan collided with a kayak that had two juvenile males on board. One of the juveniles, a 5-year old boy from Edina, received non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the Paynesville Area Hospital by ambulance. This case is still under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

Chatham Township fatality

Tuesday, July 23, at 5:34 p.m., the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a three-vehicle collision at County Road 35 West and Dempsey Av NW in Chatham Township.

Initial investigation indicates that a 2001 Ford Taurus being driven by Emma Rodelius, 16, of Maple Lake, was northbound on Dempsey Av NW when it pulled out in front of and collided with a 2003 Kenworth dump truck being driven by Scott Quady, 56, of Sandstone. The dump truck was eastbound on County Road 35 West. After the initial impact, the Taurus then collided with a 1992 Mazda B2200 which was westbound on County Road 35 West. The Mazda was being driven by Kenneth Hartneck, 49, of Howard Lake.

Rodelius was pronounced dead at the scene. Hartneck was transported by Allina ambulance to Allina hospital in Buffalo. Quady did not report any injuries.

The Buffalo Fire Department assisted at the scene. The incident remains under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

 

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

July 22, Nicholas Leslie Lorentson, 30 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on an apprehension and detention order from Stearns County.

July 25, Victoria Ann Alama, 24 of Annandale, was charged with misdemeanor assault.

July 28, Mary Margaret Wiener,
46 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of second-degree DWI.

July 28, Julio Steven Perez, 30 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of third-degree DWI.

July 28, Carrie Lynn Garthe, 35 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on the charges of disorderly conduct and fifth-degree assault.

There were 16 property-damage accidents, 8 personal-injury accidents, 2 hit-and-run accidents, and 4 car-deer accidents.

There were 9 arrests for DWI,
3 underage-consumption arrests, and 43 tickets for miscellaneous traffic violations reported this week.

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Sunday, July 28, 2013

12:48 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Dassel Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on 318th Street, Kingston Township. The Meeker County Medical Examiner was also called to the scene and a report will be filed.

10:24 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a personal injury accident in the area of 380th Street and 677th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township. Watkins Ambulance, Watkins Fire Department and Watkins Rescue were dispatched to the scene. April Smith, 21, of Litchfield, was transported by private vehicle to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

Saturday, July 27

11:21 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Eden Valley Rescue and Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Drumflower Road, Eden Lake Township in Stearns County. One individual was transported to the Paynesville Hospital.

5:49 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a juvenile runaway from a residence on 312th Street, Kingston Township. The juvenile was located later in Wright County.

6:54 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the St Cloud Police Department with making contact with an individual at a residence on 617th Avenue, Manannah Township.

7:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted an individual at a residence on Central Avenue South, Watkins, with locating a missing item.

Friday, July 26

12:17 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of an assault at a residence on 325th Street, Kingston Township.

10:51 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call from a residence on Brooks Street South, Eden Valley. The deputy found everything was okay at the residence; children had been playing with the phone.

1:08 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance and Dassel Rescue to a medical at a residence on MN Highway 15, Kingston Township.  One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

11:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Eden Valley Fire Department for a tree on a power line on Browns Lake Road, Stearns County.

Thursday, July 25

12:10 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance and the Eden Valley Rescue Squad to a medical at Todd’s Place on State Street North, Eden Valley. One individual was transported to the
St. Cloud Hospital.

12:22 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with a civil issue at a residence on Brook Street South, Eden Valley.  The individual was advised of their options.

2:09 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Eden Valley Rescue and Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on 385th Street, Manannah Township. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

Wednesday, July 24

3:53 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Western Avenue South, Watkins.  Gold Cross Ambulance was also dispatched to the scene and transported one individual to the St. Cloud Hospital.

7:47 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of found property on MN Highway 55, Watkins. The item was placed into evidence.

2:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted an individual at a residence in the Watkins Trailer Park, Watkins, with some questions on a theft that was reported a year ago.

3:12 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of horses on the roadway near a residence on 365th Street, Forest Prairie Township. The horses were back in the fence prior to the arrival of the deputy.

11:04 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and took a report of an unwanted individual at a residence on County State Aid Highway 27, Kingston.

Tuesday, July 23

11:10 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of mailbox damage at a residence on 380th Street, Forest Prairie Township.

11:19 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft by check from Mies Outland, MN Highway 55, Watkins.

1:02 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a civil issue at Host Stainless Services, MN Highway 55, Forest Prairie Township. The deputy advised the individual of their options.

Monday, July 22

3:58 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a barking dog complaint near a residence on 567th Avenue, Manannah Township. The deputy spoke to the owners and issued a warning.

11:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a custody issue at a residence on MN Highway 55, Forest Prairie Township.  A deputy advised an individual of their options.