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Police scanner - Aug. 28 edition

Aug. 14

• A caller reported a verbal domestic in Sebeka with a lot of younger adults yelling and screaming. When two deputies arrived the matter was settled. The argument had been over moving day.

Aug. 15

• Two adult females and one adult male with five dogs asked for overnight assistance and facilities. The group was enroute from Kentucky to North Dakota.

• Suspected shoplifters were taken into custody after driving for 1.5 miles after being signaled to stop by law enforcement. Merchandise was located in the vehicle.

Aug. 16

• A burglar alarm was triggered at the northeast elementary door in Menahga. The door was found to be unlocked. A walk-through of the school was carried out and a staff member was located in the office. She was not aware of the unlocked door but told deputies she would make sure it was relocked.

• A man went to check on vacant rental property he owned and found someone looking out the window at him. He reported the situation to the sheriff's office. When a deputy arrived, he told him the identity of the man inside the house and said he had a warrant out for his arrest. The county attorney was contacted and told the deputy it was a civil issue. The warrant was confirmed and the deputy asked the caller to notify the sheriff's office if the man he saw inside the house came out. If it turned out to be the suspect, he would be arrested.

Aug. 17

• SWAT assistance was sent to Hubbard County after a man with a gun reportedly opened fire.

• A caller reported a juvenile female had been taken from a residence against her will by her abusive ex-boyfriend. An officer spoke with the female and she said she was not being held against her will.

Aug. 18

• An anonymous caller reported a person cutting down a tree in Wadena. The caller was afraid the tree would fall in the street and wanted someone to check on the situation. The woman taking the tree down said she had been told to do so by the city. She was advised to make sure there was at least one lane open for traffic.

Aug. 19

• The member of a party riding four-wheelers dropped a wallet in a property owner's driveway. The property owner wanted a deputy to speak with the four-wheeler drivers about their riding behavior on township roads.

• A man reported having trouble with his neighbor's pit bulls who were charging him and another rider when they passed by the neighbor's house. He said the problem had been reported and documented. He told a deputy he was going to start carrying a pistol for protection.

Aug. 20

• Police transported an uncooperative, intoxicated female wearing a neck brace to jail after she assaulted an officer.

These reports were derived from Wadena Police Department incident reports and Wadena County Sheriff's Department call logs.