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Howard Lake Police Report
Herald Journal, Sept. 22, 2014

Sept. 7 - The department received an anonymous complaint of a black lab running loose around the Howard Lake Cemetery. Information only. County Road 6.

Sept. 7 - A resident reported a civil issue regarding a bill at a local bar. 7th Avenue.

Sept. 8 - An officer received a report that a local person was possibly mentally unstable. The PR is concerned for officer safety if officers were to respond to the residence. Report forwarded to WCSO for information. 625 8th Ave.

Sept. 8 - An officer responded to a report of a found pair of eyeglasses at Munson Lake Feed. An officer responded and secured the eyeglasses as possible evidence. 6TH ST.

Sept. 8 - An officer received a complaint from a resident regarding thefts from the Howard Lake Cemetery over the past month. 7th Avenue.

Sept. 9 - An officer responded to a crash involving a truck that hit the railroad bridge on County Road 6. COUNTY ROAD 6.

Sept. 9 - An officer parked a squad on a road in Middleville TWP with emergency lights on so an air ambulance could land in the field for an injured male. Middleville TWP.

Sept. 9 - An officer responded to a landlord/tenant dispute. The officer stood by while the tenant moved their belongings out. 8TH AVE.

Sept. 9 - An officer responded to a landlord/tenant dispute. The officer stood by while the tenant moved their belongings out. 8TH AVE.

Sept. 9 - A resident advised an officer of a vehicle parked along the road with its lights on. An officer checked the vehicle and there were no problems. 1st St.

Sept. 9 - An officer received a report of unwanted text messages and vulgar voice messages. The officer contacted the sender who stated he would stop. DUTCH LAKE TRL.

Sept. 9 - An officer was dispatched to a check welfare call. The individual was fine. HAYWOOD DR.

Sept. 9 - An officer received a report of a possible suicidal individual. The officer located the subject at Lions Park. The individual agreed to voluntarily go to the hospital and speak with a mental health professional. He was transported by HL ambulance to Buffalo hospital. HAYWOOD DR.

Sept. 10 - An officer attempted to locate a vehicle involved in a theft in Winsted. WCSO located the vehicle. COUNTY ROAD 6.

Sept. 10 - An officer received a report that a resident had found some keys in the water by the dock at Lion’s park. An officer responded and secured the keys as possible evidence to forward to WCSO. 6th St.

Sept. 10 - A resident reported that several items were missing from her home. She believed it was likely that her husband removed the items but he would not return her calls or texts. An officer contacted the husband who confirmed that he had taken the items and that they were not stolen. COUNTY ROAD 6.

Sept. 10 - An officer received a report involving possible drug use in Howard Lake. 625 8th Ave.

Sept. 10 - An officer responded to a domestic involving a male individual getting upset over the female not returning home. There was no injury or intent to cause injury. The female was advised on future options for the relationship and provided with a crime victim card. 7th Street.

Sept. 10 - An officer responded to a report of someone outside yelling and banging on windows. A female got locked out and was attempting to get her sister’s attention to open the front door. 7th Street.

Sept. 10 - A medical was reported involving a female resident having difficulty breathing. Howard Lake Ambulance responded and transported the patient to Buffalo Hospital. 13th Avenue.

Sept. 11 - The department was notified that a vehicle was being repossessed in town. There was no required action by the department. Information only. 8TH AVE.

Sept. 11 - A female hound was found running loose. An officer transported the hound to Crossroads Animal Shelter. 7th Avenue.

Sept. 12 - A WCSO Deputy located an unsecured door at a business. An officer responded and provided assistance with checking the interior and exterior. Keats Avenue.

Sept. 12 - A landlord reported a tenant who had written several bad checks for rent and was now two months behind on the rent. The officer advised the landlord that it was a civil matter. 5TH ST.

Sept. 12 - Officers responded and assisted Winsted Police Department with the apprehension of an individual who had an active felony pick-up and hold order out of Wright County. WCSO, MCSO, and Lester Prairie PD also responded. WCSO arrested the subject and transported her to Wright County Jail. CO RD 6.

Sept. 12 - While on routine patrol an officer was flagged down by a resident. The resident stated that the father of her daughter is at the elementary school in violation of their agreement. The officer advised her that it was a civil matter and if the school had reason to deny access to the girl by the father, they could call Wright County Dispatch to make a report. Shoreline Drive.

Sept. 12 - A resident walked into city hall and reported that the property manager where he lives was going into the apartment when he was not at home. He requested that an officer talk to the property manager. An officer responded to the residence and talked to the property manager who denied entering the residence without permission. 9th St.

Sept. 13 - An officer received a report of a barking dog. The officer checked area and located the dog. There was no answer at door. The officer left a business card advising of the complaint. 9th Street.

Sept. 13 - An officer received a report of a drawing depicting an obscene gesture. The incident was logged as information. 9TH ST.

Sept. 13 - An officer received a report of an unidentified object floating in the lake. The officer checked the lake. WCSO responded and assisted. There was nothing unusual found. 10TH AVE.