Police Blotter: Running of the bulls returns

Just a few of the many incident reports from Wadena County Sheriff's Office and Wadena Police Department in the past weeks.


Wadena County Sheriff's Office

Sept. 3
6:32 p.m.: Officer assisted with a bull riding incident. Assisted in getting a bull rider removed from the arena and into an ambulance. A male party was also assisted after fainting when they saw the bull riding incident.
9:34 p.m.: A bull was reported running loose in a parking lot.
Sept. 4
9:22 a.m.: A bull was reported in a ditch near the Nimrod Bull Bash. Bull was also spotted on the roadway. Cattle owner arrived to remove the bull.
Sept. 5
8:04 a.m.: Report of a neighbor burning "toxic stuff" in a barrel at a trailer park.
4:38 p.m.: Report of two custom built deer stands taken from a property. There were previous disputes over the property line.

Wadena Police Department

Aug. 28
5:33 p.m.: Reporting party said someone broke into his apartment a couple weeks ago and it appears they have been back. A plastic bag with empty pill bottles was found on scene.
Aug. 29
9:41 p.m.: A bench was found laying in the middle of the road in front of the Sheriff's Office.
Aug. 30

  • 1:08 p.m.: A caller stated that his bike lock was cut and his bike was stolen ... again. Went missing overnight, red and brown in color.
  • 4:11 p.m.: Caller reported he is "sick to his stomach" about his neighbors' dogs that poop everywhere and it's never picked up. All he smells is dog poop.

Aug. 31
A counterfeit $20 bill was reported at a local bank.
Sept. 3
10:31 a.m.: Report of a loose brown dog that does not seem to belong to anyone. It chases wildlife in the area. On oversized live trap was needed to trap the dog.
Sept. 4
6:52 a.m.: A person was seen laying face down on the west side of the rail road tracks. A female party was brought in for a mental evaluation.

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