Police Blotter: Woman calls police 11 times as squirrel invades her basement

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

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Wadena Police Department

Sept. 10
A party came across a single vehicle rollover near Black's Grove. Two occupants involved did not want the caller to report it. They said their parents would pick them up.
Sept. 11
3:35 p.m.: A caller stated they had a squirrel stuck in their basement. An officer was unable to locate the squirrel.
Sept. 12
7:37 a.m.: A caller again stated they had a squirrel in their basement. They were advised to have pest control remove the squirrel.
Sept. 13
Caller believes that part of the county fairgrounds fence and gate is on his property. The property line had not been surveyed and it was a civil dispute to be handled in court.
Sept. 14
4:34 p.m.: Caller made seven 911 calls about a squirrel in her basement. She wanted help. She was advised to fill holes with spray foam and use a live trap.
4:37 p.m.: Caller stated someone stole her trick bike in northwest Wadena. She believes it was taken after 7 a.m.
Sept. 16
6:07 p.m.: A residence was visited due to the existence of roosters at the home. They were informed they could not have roosters in the city. Home owner wanted a month to remove them but was told to have them gone by the end of the weekend due to neighbors complaining.
Sept. 17
5:20 p.m.: Caller called 911 twice to get help in removing squirrel from her basement.
Sept. 19
11:34 p.m.: A caller believes a neighbor attached a camera to a utility pole that looks directly into her home. Wadena Utilities were contacted and said that residents were not allowed to attach things to utility poles. The supervisor said he would remove it and bring it to the police department for the owner to retrieve.

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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. 16

10:38 p.m.: Caller said a man came into his yard and hit him in the face then threatened him with a gun. Citations were issued.

1:02 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.: Officer made contact with six drivers not wearing seat belts. Several received citations after noting they don't wear seat belts.

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