Police Scanner - March 15 Edition
March 1 o A person who could not convince an auto shop to return their vehicle without making a payment on a $3,100 bill made a complaint to law enforcement. The complainant was informed it was a civil matter. o Two Wadena police officers helped ...
• A person who could not convince an auto shop to return their vehicle without making a payment on a $3,100 bill made a complaint to law enforcement. The complainant was informed it was a civil matter.
• Two Wadena police officers helped a man back into his motorized wheelchair at 12:34 a.m. after he hit a patch of ice next to the west side crossing pedestal while southbound on Jefferson Street. The man was thrown onto the tracks when his chair skidded off the sidewalk. The man reported his arms hurt but declined medical treatment.
• An unintentional meeting at Walmart caused a woman to ask if an Order for Protection (OFP) had been unintentionally violated. She was told there was no violation.
• A grandmother asked that her grandson be removed from her home following a verbal argument.
• A driver received a warning for having two garters, a pair of headphones and a graduation tassel hanging from his mirror.
• A man came to the lobby of the sheriff's department and said he wished to spend the night in jail. He said he had walked to the courthouse but deputies had observed him arrive in a vehicle. The man said he just wanted to visit and did not know where to go.
• The Sheriff's Office was contacted by a woman who was unable to reach her mother in a hospital emergency room.
• A woman reported people walking around her home at 12:35 a.m. An officer checked the area but failed to find any fresh tracks in the snow. He also checked the ditch for tracks and the dry blacktop road. The woman reported being alerted by a barking dog.
• A woman alleged a man with an ax came to her apartment looking for another man. The police charged the man with disorderly conduct.
• Suspicions were aroused when a man wearing a black jacket and blue jeans took mail from a mailbox.
• At 9:34 p.m. a caller reported seeing an individual laying on Jefferson Street north of Juniper Avenue in Wadena.
• A 911 call was placed from a residence where a man and woman were having a verbal argument. A deputy discovered the reason for the domestic was that the woman was out of cigarettes and was unable to go for more because of snow in the driveway.
• A man living on South Jefferson reported finding suspicious footprints in the snow on his property. The complainant reported the footsteps, which appeared to belong to an adult, went around his house and back to the street.
The reports were derived from Wadena Police Department Incident Reports and Wadena County Sheriff's Office call logs.