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Lester Prairie Police Report
July 19 – Investigated a complaint of a school bus stop arm violation. The officer was able to locate the owner of the vehicle and a written warning was issued.
July 19 – Investigated a complaint of blight. The officer investigated the blight and issued a notice to the property owner.
July 19 – A peddler checked in at the police office and was allowed to sell educational merchandise.
July 19 – Assisted the Winsted Police Department with a DUI arrest.
July 19 – Investigated a complaint of commercial burglar alarm. The officer responded and the owner was on scene and everything was fine.
July 20 – Investigated a complaint of commercial burglar alarm. The officer responded and the owner came to the store and all was fine.
July 20 – Investigated a complaint of noise at an apartment complex. The officer checked on the complaint and was unable to locate a problem.
July 20 – Investigated a complaint of a lost/found child. The officer was able to locate the mother who retrieved her son.
July 20 – Assisted the public with a request for an ambulance in regards to a health and welfare related issue.
July 21 – Investigated a 911 cell phone hang up from a local business. The owner of the phone miss dialed by sitting on the phone.
July 21 – Investigated a complaint of a non-complaint predatory offender. The officer made contact with the POR and the issue was resolved.
July 21 – Investigated a complaint of a criminal damage to property. The incident occurred this past spring and was recently brought to the owner’s attention.
July 21 – Investigated a complaint of commercial burglar alarm. The officer responded and the owner was on scene and everything was fine.
July 22 – Assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office with a local record check for a permit to purchase a handgun.
July 22 – Assisted the Winsted Police Department with a driving complaint.
July 23 – Investigated a complaint regarding an animal issue (dog). The issue was resolved.
July 23 – Assisted the Winsted Police and Fire Departments with a water leak at a business.
July 23 – Assisted the Winsted Police Department with a suspicious person complaint at a local business. The suspicious person left prior to the officer’s arrival.
July 23 – Assisted the Winsted Police and Fire Department with an injury traffic accident.
July 23 – Investigated a complaint of a “fight” / disturbance in the Lester Prairie City Park. A juvenile female was injured and the investigation continues.
July 23 – Assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office with an erratic driving complaint.
July 23 – Investigated a suspicious “weird activity” person complaint. The officer checked the area and was unable to find a “weird person”.
July 24 – Assisted the Winsted Police Department with a trespassing complaint.
July 24 – Investigated a complaint of a disturbance / “fight” in the area of Juniper Street North. Saul Lopez, age 38, of Glencoe, MN was arrested and transported to the McLeod County Jail. Attached is the Order for Detention for Saul Lopez.
July 24 – Assisted the Lester Prairie First Responders with a medical.
July 24 – Investigated a 911 cell phone hang up from a residence in Winsted. The owner of the phone miss dialed by sitting on the phone.
July 24 – Investigated a complaint of a “Fight” / disturbance at a liquor establishment. The officer is still investigating the incident.
July 25 – Assisted the Winsted Police Department with two warrant arrests.
Weekly Traffic Enforcement Report
There were two verbal warnings for equipment / traffic violations. There were four traffic citations issued this week for: Driving with a Revoked Driver’s License, driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Failure to Provide Proof of Vehicle Insurance (2).