Police Scanner - Aug. 27 edition
Aug. 13 o A man found a dead buck deer in his hayfield. A conservation officer was contacted and he examined the deer. No foul play was suspected. Aug. 14 o Police investigated a possible assault involving a male and female during breakfast. o A ...
• A man found a dead buck deer in his hayfield. A conservation officer was contacted and he examined the deer. No foul play was suspected.
• Police investigated a possible assault involving a male and female during breakfast.
• A woman called police alleging a man was trying to start a fight with her uncle. The uncle confirmed that his nephew had indicated he had a problem with him and had been told to leave. The nephew grabbed a bike and left. The uncle said did not want to press charges but said if his nephew returned there would be a fight. Officers were unable to locate the nephew.
• Two men were reported to be threatening each other with physical harm in the Walmart parking lot in Wadena. The caller hung up before identifying himself. Police found an adult male walking in the parking lot. The man said he was homeless. He told police he had been offered a place to stay in Wadena by someone he thought was a friend three months earlier.
• A complainant informed law enforcement her dog was stolen from a kennel in her yard the previous morning.
• A woman informed the sheriff's office she had received a lengthy text from her sister threatening to end her life. When a deputy made contact with the sister it turned out the sister was having a bad day. She needed to figure something out for her home arrangements.
• A man informed the sheriff's office he had been hearing loud noises, which he took for either gunfire or fireworks, for a half-hour at a spot near Nimrod. The investigating deputy heard nothing.
• A two-year-old was reported to be running around on the road undressed near Pine View Acres Circle. The child was back inside when an officer arrived. A loose-fitting gate in a doorway was repaired.
• Police received a report that a man was physically assaulting a woman. Police were later told it was not a physical assault but rather an argument over keeping an apartment clean.
• An intoxicated male was reported at the Huntersville Outpost attempting to pick fights. The complainant alleged the man threatened to shoot an individual and claimed he had a gun in the trunk of his car. Witnesses were not sure about the presence of a weapon. The man was later located in a vehicle being operated by an adult female. She said she was taking him home because of his conduct in Huntersville.
• A caller told police he had a vehicle blocked between two other vehicles after a person broke into his residence on County Road 13. Information was taken from the caller and his ex-girlfriend. The matter was considered a civil issue.
• A verbal threat to commit mayhem on other people was reported to the Sheriff's office. The foster care manager wanted deputies to remove the individual.
• A caller reported that a neighbor's kitten kept coming to her house and falling into her window wells. She said the owner of the kitten did not take care of it.
• A woman allegedly witnessed a teenager punch a younger boy in the face at the Wadena Skate Park and then leave in the direction of the Greenwood Apartments. Police were given a description of what the teenager was wearing.
• A Wadena deputy assisted the Staples Police Department in handling a situation with a suicidal male with a firearm. The man eventually surrendered without incident. A search warrant was later executed for narcotics on the property. Evidence was collected and the suspect was transported to the Todd County Jail.
These reports were derived from Wadena Police Department incident reports and Wadena County Sheriff's Department call logs.