Police Scanner - March 27 edition
• An anonymous caller reported a one dead horse and possibly two at a rural Wadena County address.
• A plane landing at the airport in Park Rapids reported spotting a fire approximately 13 miles southeast of Park Rapids. The pilot did not know if it was a grass fire or a building fire.
• A request to unlock a car turned into a larger problem when an officer discovered the driver's license status was suspended due to non-payment of an Otter Tail County citation. The officer clipped the corner of her driver's license and told the woman a licensed driver should be called to help her.
• A complainant arrived at a rental house and found the house frozen. It was found the line to the power pole had been cut.
• An anonymous female caller reported her fiance's niece was with a guy who was bragging about $400 worth of meth. The caller said she advised him to leave her residence and he did.
• A Wadena employer called police and asked for a welfare check on an employee who was not answering her telephone. An officer made contact with the employee who said she thought she had been fired.
• A man riding a bike without reflectors or any light was stopped near the Cozy Theater just after 1 a.m. He was told to put them on his bike as soon as possible.
• A complainant told police a trailer park on South Jefferson had been without water since March 8. An officer spoke with the complainant and the landlord, who was from the Shakopee area, and advised them it was an issue between them. The renter was advised to take the matter to the city if the problem persists.
• Police received a complaint that a four-sled snowmobile trailer was missing. The value of the trailer was $3,796.57. The complainant planned to check with his brother, visiting from Hawaii, who may have borrowed the trailer.
• A caller told police she was upset that friends who stayed in her apartment while she was in St. Cloud ate all of her food. Police considered the issue to be a civil one. Within an hour the caller reported two people yelling at her as she was leaving her vehicle to visit a friend at Humphrey Manor. The caller said one of the people was calling her names because she would not allow him to get more food from her refrigerator.
• A woman alleged her roommate is having K2, a controlled substance, sent to their residence. She was fearful the roommate may die from using the substance.
• An elderly man reported receiving a call telling him he had won $280,000 and was to meet someone at the Walmart in Wadena. When he was advised it was a scam the man became afraid and asked to speak with an officer. The man told the officer he was concerned someone was trying to rob him or "stick a gun in his face." He also suspected someone was using it as a ruse to get him away from home so they could rob it.
• A rural resident thought it was suspicious when two men in an extended cab truck drove into her yard. When she asked them what they were doing they said they were looking for some tools they had dropped.
• A mother asked for assistance from an officer because her 10-year-old son was stealing money from her and she was out of options.
• A white Chevy Malibu reportedly committed a bus stop arm violation. The kids were not in the roadway. The car was reported to be parked at the bar in Nimrod.
• A caller said his girlfriend was sending him odd texts. He suspected she may have been kidnapped. She mentioned some names.
These reports were derived from Wadena Police Department incident reports and Wadena County Sheriff's Department call logs.