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Lester Prairie Police Report
Herald Journal, Sept. 29, 2014

Sept. 10 – Officer arrested Matthew Steven Kohman, DOB 09-12-1983, of Glencoe, MN for an outstanding warrant.

Sept. 10 – Officer investigated a disturbance at the School. The matter was handled internally by School staff and Administration.

Sept. 10 – Officer assisted a business by issuing Trespass Notices to two individuals no longer allowed on the business property.

Sept. 11 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in an active case.

Sept. 11 – Officer investigated a child welfare complaint.

Sept. 11 – Officer spoke with an individual reference unsafe ATV practices. The individual was also informed about City Ordinances regarding ATV use.

Sept. 11 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a Physical Domestic Assault incident.

Sept. 11 – Officer investigated a suspicious incident at a closed business.

Sept. 12 – Officer assisted the Wright County Sheriff’s Office and the Winsted Police Department in a traffic stop conducted to apprehend a suspect wanted on a Felony Pick Up and Hold Order. The suspect was wanted for aiding an offender in commission of a crime.

Sept. 13 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a suspicious vehicle at a business.

Sept. 13 – Officer responded to a Commercial Burglar Alarm at a business.

Sept. 13 – Officer investigated a theft complaint. The incident was a misunderstanding and the property in question was returned to the rightful owner.

Sept. 16 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

Sept. 16 and 17 – Officers participated in Firearms training and Force on Force Simunitions training. Simunitions is firearms training using wax bullets instead of real duty ammunition. The various scenarios the officers were subjected to consisted of shoot or no shoot incidents. Officers took fire and returned fire to actors or role players in the scenarios.

Sept. 17 – Officer investigated a Blight complaint at a residence.

Sept. 17 – Officer investigated a suspicious person complaint. The matter checked out to be OK.

Sept. 17 – Officer investigated a Dog at Large Complaint.

Sept. 17 – Officer investigated a Driving complaint.

Sept. 17 – Officer investigated a Harassing Communications complaint.

Sept. 17 – Officer investigated a Hit and Run Property Damage complaint.

Sept. 18 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

Sept. 19 – Officer investigated a theft of gas complaint from a business. The case is pending further investigation.

Sept. 19 – Officer responded to a downed power line complaint.

Sept. 19 – Officer took a report reference lost jewelry.

Sept. 19 – Officer attempted serving an arrest warrant on an individual at a place of business. The individual fled the scene. Information was passed onto surrounding agencies in an attempt to locate the individual.

Sept. 20 – Officer responded to a medical involving an intoxicated male. The individual was treated and transported to a safe facility.

Sept. 20 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a traffic stop.

Sept. 20 – Officer investigated a 911 hang up call. The matter actually was a verbal domestic incident. The officer dealt with the involved parties.

Sept. 21 – Officer investigated a driving complaint involving unsafe ATV driving. The offense wasn’t witnessed by the officer but the drivers were advised to use due care when on the ATV’s.

Sept. 21 – Officer investigated a loud music complaint. The individual responsible for the noise was warned and given a copy of the City ordinance reference sound amplification.

Sept. 22 – Officer investigated suspicious debris on the roadway. Information was passed onto the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office.

Sept. 22 – Officer conducted traffic control during a funeral escort.

Sept. 22 – Officer investigated a complaint of harassment.

Sept. 22 – Officer investigated a gas drive off complaint. The matter was determined to be civil in nature and dealt with internally by store management.

Sept. 22 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

Sept. 22 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department by obtaining a Court ordered breathe sample from a Winsted citizen. Winsted PD was tied up on other calls.

Sept. 23 – Officer investigated an open door at a business. The area was checked and the building was secured.

Sept. 23 – Officer responded to a call of a Burglary in progress. The incident turned out to be a medical issue. The caller was treated and brought to a safe facility.

Sept. 23 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a Suicidal Male complaint.

During the past two weeks there were 31 Public Assists and 45 additional Agency Assists in the City.

Traffic Enforcement report; during the past two weeks there were 10 Verbal Warnings issued for various traffic related violations and 2 Citations issued for No Proof of Insurance and Speed.