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Lester Prairie Police Report
Herald Journal, September 19, 2016

Aug. 31 – Officer investigated vehicle parking complaints around the School. *Reminder to All...Watch signage for No Parking Zones.

Aug. 31 – Officer was requested to conduct a welfare check on an individual who appeared impaired. Contact was made with individual and he was transported to a safe facility.

Aug. 31 – Officer conducted School Safety Crosswalk Training at the School Open House.

Sept. 1 – Officer was paged out while on call to check the welfare of an individual. Contact was made and everything was OK with the individual. There was a phone connection problem, thus the request was made to check on the individual.

Sept. 1 – Officer investigated a loud noise complaint. Apparently children were jumping off furniture causing excessive noise to surrounding apartments.

Sept. 1 – Officer spoke with a property owner in reference to an ordinance violation of tree branches blocking vision of signage for drivers. The issue was dealt with immediately to comply with the ordinance.

Sept. 2 – Officer discovered an open door on a business after hours. The building was checked and the door was secured.

Sept. 2 – Officer investigated a Blight complaint at a residence. The case is under further investigation.

Sept. 2 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

Sept. 2 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a Suicidal male.

Sept. 3 – Officer conducted a welfare check on an individual who was making suspicious / concerning comments. The individual checked out to be OK.

Sept. 3 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a suspect wanted in a violation of a Court Order.

Sept. 3 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office on a driving complaint matter.

Sept. 4 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a call where the Officer wasn’t responding to his radio when Dispatch was calling.

Sept. 4 – Officer assisted the Glencoe Police Department in an attempt to locate a Runaway Juvenile.

Sept. 5 – Officer assisted the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a Runaway Juvenile.

Sept. 6 – Officer assisted the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate Stolen Motorcycles.

Sept. 7 – Officer investigated an animal complaint at a property. The homeowner was concerned about a raccoon that was acting strangely. The animal wandered off into the woods before Officer got on scene. The property owner was advised to call law enforcement back if the animal returned.

Sept. 7 – Officer took a report of a phone scam involving an individual claiming to be an agent from the IRS. There was no loss of money from the reporting individual. Information regarding the caller was forwarded to the appropriate agency for further investigation.

Sept. 7 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

Sept. 8 – Officer assisted the Renville County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a suicidal female that might be in the immediate area.

Sept. 8 – Officer assisted the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in a Domestic Assault incident.

Sept. 8 – Officer investigated a disturbance at a residence. All involved individuals were advised to keep away from each other for the evening. They were also informed to pursue restraining orders if the conduct continues between them.

Sept. 9 – Officer investigated a damage to property complaint. The matter is Civil in Nature and the Reporting Individual was advised to seek the Court’s assistance in this matter.

Sept.10 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a fight in progress complaint.

Sept. 10 – Officer investigated a loud noise complaint at an apartment.

Sept. 10 – Officer investigated an animal complaint.

Sept. 11 – Officer assisted the Carver County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in a Domestic Assault incident.

Sept. 11 – Officer investigated a theft complaint. The complaint was unfounded.

Sept. 12 – Officer assisted a business owner with Trespassing Warning Notices to several individuals that have been disruptive recently at the business.

Sept. 12 – Officer assisted the Carver County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a Runaway Juvenile.

Sept. 12 – Officer investigated a complaint of a suspicious person. Contact was made with the individual. The individual checked out to be just waiting for a friend. The individual was informed to stay off of people’s property.

Sept. 13 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

During the past two weeks there were 40 Public Assists and 51 additional Agency Assists in the City.

Traffic Enforcement Report; during the past two weeks there were 16 Verbal Warnings for various traffic related violations and Zero citations issued.