Tricounty News

Local crime blotters April 17, 2014

Eden Valley Police blotter

There were 63 calls in Eden Valley during March 2014, up 13 from February. Among them were: 18 miscellaneous calls, 11 public assists,
6 other department assists, 6 rescue assists, 5 verbal warnings, 3 citations, 3 dog complaints, 3 thefts, 2 domestic calls, 2 arrests, 2 ordinance violations, 1 accident, and 1 alarm.

Watkins (by Meeker County Sheriff’s Office) blotter

In Watkins there were a total of 46 calls during March 2014. There were 7 traffic stops (with 5 warnings and 2 citations), 5 thefts (all gas drive-offs, with the violators being found and made to pay their bills), 4 alarms, 4 medical calls, 3 public assists, 2 911 hangups, 2 reports of child abuse/maltreatment; and one each of the following: animal complaint, agency assist, civil complaint, criminal damage to property, disturbance, driving complaint, fraud, hit-and-run, lost/found property, other, parking violation, personal-injury accident (near fire hall), suspicious person/vehicle, theft by check, unsafe conditions, vehicle unlock, violation of Order For Protection, vulnerable adult, and warrant.

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Local crime blotters April 10, 2014

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

April 2, Timothy Carl Weber, 39 of Annandale, was arrested in Rice County on a Wright County warrant for violation of a domestic abuse/no contact order.

April 4, Dustin Hunter Brown, 18 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of second-degree burglary.

April 5, Dustin John Schlagel, 31 of Annandale, was arrested in Southside Township on a Pope County warrant for violation of an order for protection.

April 5, Felicia Jean Borgeson, 28 of Annandale, was arrested in Maple Lake on a Wright County warrant for theft.

There were 44 property-damage accidents, 7 personal-injury accidents, 1 hit-and-run accidents, and
3 car-deer accidents.

There were 10 arrests for DWI,
1 school bus stop-arm violation, and 59 tickets for miscellaneous traffic violations reported this week.

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Car crash in Forest City Township

Saturday, March 29, there was a one-car personal injury accident near Minnesota Hwy 24 and 650th Ave., in Forest City Township. at 7:42 a.m. the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Litchfield Fire Department, Litchfield Rescue Squad, Gold Cross Ambulance, and the Minnesota State Patrol responded. Ronald Brottem, 27 of Kingston, was driving a 2011 GMC Sierra when he lost control of the car, drove off the road and into a grove of trees.

Brottem was taken by Gold Cross Ambulance to the Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

This crash is currently under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol.

Local crime blotters April 3, 2014

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

March 25, Wyatt James Moeller, 18 of Maple Lake, was arrested in Maple Lake Township on a Wright County warrant for theft and an apprehension and detention order from Wright County.

March 27, Brian Lee Grunewald, 41 of Maple Lake, was arrested in Maple Lake Township on the charges of second-degree assault and criminal damage to property.

There were 15 property-damage accidents, 3 personal-injury accidents, and 3 car-deer accidents.

There were 6 arrests for DWI,
4 underage-consumption arrests,
1 school bus stop arm violation, and 69 tickets for miscellaneous traffic violations reported this week.

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Local crime blotters March 27, 2014

Watkins Police blotter

There were a total of 35 calls in Watkins during February 2014. (Watkins is patrolled by the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.) Among the calls were: 7 traffic warnings (and 4 citations), 4 medical calls, 2 abandoned/stalled vehicles, 2 agency assists, 2 suspicious person/vehicle, 2 thefts, and one each of the following: alarm, assist public, carbon monoxide alarm, child abuse/maltreatment, harassment/stalking, open door, person under the influence, POR information, scams/swindle attempt, snowmobile complaint, and warrant.

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

March 17, Jeremy Cromwell Phyle, 32 of Kimball, was arrested in Stearns County on a Wright County warrant for fifth-degree controlled substance violation.

March 18, Anthony Michael Menard, 24 of Rockford, was charged with felony vehicle theft.

March 19, Dustin John Palm, 24 of Rockford, was arrested in Rockford on a Wright County warrant for
second-degree burglary.

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