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Local crime blotters Sept. 12, 2013

Kimball Police blotter

There were a total of 234 calls for Kimball police during August 2013. These included 84 verbal warnings, 85 complaints, and
65 citations or arrests.

Among the Kimball calls were 29 extra patrols, 27 equipment warnings, 19 speeding tickets (and 14 warnings), 15 business checks, 11 seat belt tickets (and 5 warnings), 7 agency assists, 7 insurance violation tickets (and 7 warnings), 6 stop sign tickets (and 4 warnings), 5 citizen contacts, 5 driving complaint warnings, 5 inattentive driving warnings, 5 passing emergency vehicle warnings (and
2 tickets), 5 suspicious vehicle/person complaints, 4 driver license violation tickets (and 3 warnings), 4 medical calls, 4 motorist assists, 3 DAR/DAS arrests,
3 drug/narcotic arrests, 3 license plate/tab violation warnings (and 2 citations); there were 2 each of the following: alarms, animal complaints, assaults, bar checks, domestics, matter of information, warrant service, welfare checks; and there were 1 each of the following: accident, arrest and detain arrest, careless/reckless driving warning, disorderly conduct warning, forgery complaint, hazard report, juvenile problem complaint,  minor consumption/possession ticket, noise complaint, open container ticket, passing on right warning, and public urination ticket.

There were a total of 42 calls for Kimball police in the town of Fair Haven during August 2013: 10 citations, 17 complaints, and 15 verbal warnings.

Among the calls were 10 speeding tickets (and 5 warnings),
4 equipment warnings, 3 agency assists, 3 citizen contacts, 3 juvenile problem complaints, 2 motorist assists, 2 welfare checks, and one each of the following: alarm, domestic warning, driver license violation warning, insurance violation warning, license plate/tab warning, noise warning, seat belt warning, suspicious vehicle/person complaint, theft report, and unwanted individual complaint. 

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

Sept. 3, Jacob Scott Omara, 31 of Maple Lake, was arrested in Maple Lake on a Wright County warrant for violation of an order for protection.

Sept. 4, Bryant Patrick Russell Stucky, 19 of Maple Lake, was arrested in Maple Lake on an apprehension and detention order from the MN Department of Corrections.

Sept. 7, Christopher Allen Rasset, 43 of Annandale, was arrested in Monticello on the charge of second-degree DWI.

Sept. 7, Christian Arthur Sorenson, 34 of Clearwater, was arrested in Clearwater on the charges of domestic assault by strangulation and interference with a 9-1-1 call.

Sept. 8, Brandon Allen Wirgau, 27 of Annandale, was arrested in South Haven on the charge of fifth-degree controlled substance violation.

Sept. 9, Travis James Dunfee, 20 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on a Wright County warrant for third-degree controlled substance violation.

There were 28 property-damage accidents, 5 personal-injury accidents, and 3 car-deer accidents.

There were 4 arrests for DWI,
2 underage-consumption arrests, and 64 tickets for miscellaneous traffic violations reported this week.

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

1:19 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed a suspicious vehicle on County State Aid Highway 6, Collinwood Township. The deputy made contact with the driver and several other individuals and after investigation arrested Billy Curtis Harrison, 22 of Annandale; Charles Lee Harrison, 20 of Annandale; one juvenile male and one juvenile female on pending charges of felony possession of stolen property.

8:30 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Central Avenue South, Watkins. One individual was transported to the
St. Cloud Hospital.

1:21 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at St. Anthony Manor, Watkins.
One individual was transported to the Paynesville Hospital.

4:51 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Central Avenue North, Watkins. One individual was transported to the Paynesville Hospital.

4:55 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of criminal damage at a residence on 657th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township.

5:44 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of found property on the roadway near Mies Outland, MN Highway 55, City of Watkins.

6:22 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a request from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office to check the welfare of an individual at a residence on County State Aid Highway 30, Manannah Township. The deputies made contact with the resident and the Eden Valley Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance were dispatched for a possible medical. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital. Deputies also made contact with another individual at the residence and after investigation arrested Steven Anthony Walberg, age 50, of Finley, North Dakota, on a Meeker County misdemeanor warrant for contempt for failing to obey the judgment of the court.

Saturday, Sept. 7

11:21 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suicidal female at a residence on Cedar Avenue South, Watkins. A short time later Watkins Ambulance was paged to the residence. Watkins Ambulance cleared with no transport and the deputy transported the female to Meeker Memorial Hospital for evaluation. A report was taken.

1:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a two vehicle property damage accident on MN Highway 55 and County State Aid Highway 17, Forest Prairie Township. MN State Patrol responded and will be writing the report.

10:58 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at the Clear Lake Public Access, 657th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township. The deputies made contact with several individuals who were having vehicle problems and found all to be okay.

Friday, Sept. 6

6:06 a.m. a Meeker County deputy came across an abandoned vehicle on 375th Street, Manannah Township. The vehicle was determined to not be a road hazard.

8:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a car/deer accident on MN Highway 15, Dassel Township. The deputy made contact with the driver and determined that the vehicle was not drivable and a tow company was contacted to remove the vehicle from the roadway.

11:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 9-1-1 call in the area of County State Aid Highway 36, Manannah Township. Additional information on the caller’s location was received which was forwarded on to the Eden Valley Police Department.

Thursday, Sept. 5

5:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft by check from the Kingston Minimart, MN Highway 15, Kingston Township.

11:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Cedar Avenue South, Watkins. One individual was transported to the
St. Cloud Hospital.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

12:38 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Central Avenue South, Watkins. One individual was treated on scene and no transport was needed.

4:50 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of cows on the roadway on County State Aid Highway 2, Forest Prairie Township. There were no cows on the roadway upon the deputy’s arrival and the owner had rounded most of them up.

11:50 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on 657th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township. One individual was transported to the
St. Cloud Hospital.

2:44 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Fire Department for a grass fire in Luxemburg Township, Stearns County.

4:22 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft by check at Jack’s BP, Veterans Drive, Watkins.

9:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of an animal complaint on County State Aid Highway 2, Forest Prairie Township. The information was documented as the Sheriff’s Office was already aware of the situation.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

6:19 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at the Millner Heritage Winery, MN Highway 15, Kingston Township. The deputy found everything to be okay at the business.

5:29 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and took a report of criminal damage to property at a residence on 367th Street, North Kingston Township.

6:02 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of theft at a residence on County State Aid Highway 34, Forest Prairie Township. 

7:44 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the Eden Valley Police Department with a disturbance at a residence on Meeker Avenue East, Eden Valley.

Monday, Sept. 2

11:37 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a dog complaint at a residence on 4th Street North, Watkins. The dog was secured and a message was left for the owner to contact the Sheriff’s Office.

11:53 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle theft at a residence on 280th Street, Kingston Township. 

1:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a dog complaint from a residence on 365th Street, Manannah Township. The owner picked up the dog before the deputy’s arrival.

2:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a theft of lights from a dock from a residence on 748th Avenue, Kingston Township.

3:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Watkins Ambulance for a medical at the Hilltop Healthcare Center. One party was taken to Buffalo Hospital.

4:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a threats complaint from a residence on 602nd Avenue, Manannah Township. 

6:33 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. One individual was treated on scene and was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital by a private vehicle.