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Lester Prairie Police Report
Herald Journal, June 27, 2016

June 9 – Officer answered questions from a citizen reference eviction matters.

June 9 – Officer discovered an unattended fire burning at the Sportsman’s Club. The Officer extinguished the fire.

June 10 – Officer investigated a parking complaint. The reporting individual was advised to speak with the Management of the Apartment building about her concerns.

June 10 – Officer assisted the City Attorney’s Office with serving of a Court Subpoena to a citizen in Lester Prairie.

June 11 – Officer was flagged down and informed of a possible poaching incident occurring in the area. The information was forwarded to the appropriate Agency for investigation.

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

June 12 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office with locating an intoxicated male running out into traffic, South of the Winstock Festival.

June 12 – Officer investigated a 911 Hang up call complaint. It was determined that a child was playing with the phone.

June 12 – Officer responded to and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on a medical call.

June 12 – Officer assisted the City Attorney’s Office with serving of a Court Subpoena to a citizen of Lester Prairie.

June 12 – Officer conducted a welfare check on a child. All was OK.

June 14 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office by responding to a medical alert alarm at a residence in the County. All was OK. The individual accidently triggered the alert button.

June 14 – Officer responded to a Commercial Burglar Alarm at a business. All was OK. An employee entered the incorrect code for the alarm.

June 14 – Officer investigated a Child Custody matter.

June 14 – Officer investigated a parking complaint regarding an unhitched RV being left parked on the street. No one answered at the residence. A copy of the ordinance was left posted on the residence front door.

June 14 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office with a missing 4 year old child incident. The child was located by a passerby / driver on Highway #7.

June 14 – Officer responded to an assault incident. Subsequent to the investigation, Evan Lee Ruwersma, DOB 07-11-92, of Lester Prairie was arrested for Felony Possession Controlled Substance. Ruwersma was also charged with additional charges for Misdemeanor and Petty Misdemeanor Drug related violations.

June 14 – Officer responded to an assault incident. Subsequent to the investigation, Pedro Daniel Preciado-Alba, DOB 12-29-1992, of Lester Prairie was arrested for Felony Possession Controlled Substance. Preciado-Alba was also charged with additional charges for Misdemeanor and Petty Misdemeanor Drug related violations.

June 15 – Officer investigated a dog at large complaint. A Yellow Lab dog was impounded at the Lester Prairie Veterinary Clinic.

June 15 – Assisted the Winsted Police Department on a call involving a disgruntled citizen.

June 15 – Officer found an abandoned item in the City Park. The item was a speaker. If this item belongs to you please call the Lester Prairie Police Department.

June 16 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office on a Commercial Burglar Alarm at a business in the county.

June 16 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a Domestic Incident. The Officer was cancelled while enroute to the call.

June 18 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on the execution of an arrest warrant.

June 18 – Officer investigated a parking complaint down in the City Park. The owner of the vehicle was advised of the complaint and relocated her vehicle to a legal parking spot.

June 18 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office and the MN State Patrol in an attempt to locate a suspect vehicle involved in a driving complaint.

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

June 18 – Officer investigated a Loud Music complaint. The property owner was advised of the City Ordinance reference sound amplification and the music was turned down.

June 19 – Officer located an abandoned item in the City Park. The item was a drone. If this item is yours, please call the Lester Prairie Police Department to claim it.

June 20 – Officer investigated 2 separate Blight Complaints at residences. The cases are under further investigation for compliance of the ordinance.

June 20 – Officer investigated a report of theft. The case is under further investigation.

June 20 - Officer investigated an additional report of theft. The case is under further investigation.

June 20 – Officer investigated an incident involving mental health concerns. The individual was brought to a safe facility.

June 21 – Officer investigated a blight matter at a residence. The case is under further investigation.

June 21 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate suspect vehicle involved in a driving complaint.

June 22 – Officer discovered an open door at a business. Upon investigation an employee was discovered still in the building.

June 22 – Officer investigated a suspicious vehicle at a closed business in the County.

June 22 – Officer investigated suspicious activity at a residence. The property owner was made aware of the incident.

June 22 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on juvenile disturbance call.

June 22 – Officer took a report of criminal damage to property.

June 22 – Officer investigated a blight matter at a residence. The case is under further investigation.

During the past two weeks there were 38 Public Assists and 53 additional Agency Assists in the City.

Traffic Enforcement Report; during the past two weeks there were 23 Verbal Warnings for various traffic related violations and 1 Citation issued for Speed.