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Howard Lake Police Report
Herald Journal, Nov. 24, 2014

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Nov. 2 - An officer responded to a traffic complaint for WCSO involving a motor vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 12. The officer followed the vehicle for several miles and did not observe any unusual driving conduct. Hwy 12.

Nov. 2 - An officer responded to a car/deer crash. The officer dispatched the deer and issued the driver a DNR possession permit. Co. Rd. 6

Nov. 3 - An officer responded to a report of a gas drive-off. The officer located the customer who was unaware that she had forgotten to pay. She advised the officer that she would return to the store to pay for the gas. Dutch Lake Dr.

Nov. 3 - An officer responded to a medical alarm. Upon arrival the officer determined that the alarm was accidentally tripped. The officer called dispatch and cancelled the ambulance page. 7th St.

Nov. 3 - A resident reported that their car was egged while it was parked in their driveway. Dutch Lake Trail.

Nov. 3 - A resident came into city hall with a letter stating that he had won the lottery in Spain. An officer advised the resident that this was a common scam. The resident confirmed that he did not give any of his personal information out to anyone. 625 8th Ave.

Nov. 3 - An officer received a report of a possible burglary. Officers responded to the address. Officers documented the scene and collected several items of evidence for submission to WCSO MCIU for further analysis. 11th Ave.

Nov. 4 - An officer assisted a WCSO deputy with a search of the area relating to theft from a motor vehicle. Keats Ave.

Nov. 4 - An officer responded to a citizen reporting that someone threw soup on the front of her vehicle while it was parked on the street. 9th St.

Nov. 5 - An officer assisted a WCSO deputy with follow-up to another case. 7th St.

Nov. 5 - An officer assisted a Wright County deputy with a warrant. The individual was not at home and no longer works in town. The officer and deputy were unable to locate the individual. 6th St.

Nov. 5 - A citizen reported that he lost an envelope containing cash. 9th St.

Nov. 5 - The department received a report that a resident had heard a scream coming from a residence the previous evening. 8th Ave.

Nov. 6 - A resident reported that gas was siphoned from her car sometime while the car was parked outside the residence last night. This morning the fuel door was open and the gas cap was off. 11th Ave.

Nov. 6 - An officer responded to a medical involving a resident who fell. Howard Lake ambulance responded and evaluated the patient. No transport was required. WCSO assisted. 1st St.

Nov. 6 - An officer responded to a report of the theft of handicapped ramps that are used for a wheelchair. The ramps were stolen from the driveway sometime in the last two weeks. There are no suspects or leads. 11th Ave.

Nov. 6 - An officer responded to a report of a juvenile male having seizures. Howard Lake Ambulance responded and assisted and evaluated the boy. The boy did not need to be transported to the hospital. 8th Ave.

Nov. 6 - An officer received a phone call regarding a traffic complaint. The officer checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle. 8th Ave.

Nov. 6 - An officer was flagged down by a citizen walking her dog. Another loose dog was following her. The officer advised the dog owner to keep the dog within the property. 8th St.

Nov. 6 - An officer assisted a WCSO deputy on a report of a vehicle in the ditch on HWY 12. The officer located the unoccupied vehicle on the south side of HWY 12. The owner was contacted and stated that the transmission went out. Hwy 12.

Nov. 7 - An officer responded to a report of a disorderly and violent student at MAWSECO. The officer assisted staff until a parent arrived. 8th Ave.

Nov. 7 - An officer received a report of a gas drive-off. The owner advised that he forgot to pay for the gas and that he would return and pay the next day. 6th St.

Nov. 7 - An officer responded to a civil call regarding child custody. Shoreline Drive.

Nov. 7 - An officer responded to an alarm. The officer checked the area, and all doors were secure. 6th St.

Nov. 8 - An officer responded to a report of a found purse. The purse was returned to the owner the next day. Dutch lake Drive.

Nov. 8 - An officer responded to a report of two males entering a closed business. The officer determined it was the cleaning crew. 6th St.

Nov. 8 - An officer responded to a traffic complaint involving a tractor. The officer was unable to locate the tractor. Co. Rd. 6.