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Lester Prairie Police Report
Herald Journal, Feb. 20, 2017

none reported at this time

Jan. 25, 2017

Jan. 15 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office on a vehicle in the ditch complaint.

Jan. 16 – Officer investigated a complaint of Harassing Communications. The case is under further investigation.

Jan. 16 – Officer investigated a snowmobiling complaint. The complaint is that a snowmobile was driving thru several properties without permission. The case is under further investigation.

Jan. 17 – Officer was requested to conduct a welfare check on an individual. Contact was made and all was OK.

Jan. 17 – Officer assisted the Wright County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in a Domestic Assault incident. The suspect resides in Lester Prairie. Information was forwarded onto another agency and the suspect was located and apprehended.

Jan. 17 – Officers participated in 1st Responder Training.

Jan. 19 – Officer participated in Mental Illness Training, Emphasis on De-Escalation Strategies for Individuals with Mental Illness and Behavior Disorders.

Jan. 19 – Officer took information reference a possible assault that occurred. Victims have not come forward as of yet so the incident is only informational.

Jan. 19 – Officer investigated suspicious activity at the City Park. The case is under further investigation.

Jan. 19 – Officer investigated a loud music complaint. The source was located and the property owner was advised of the complaint and the City Ordinance reference sound amplification.

Jan. 20 – Officer discovered an open door on a business, after hours. The building was checked and the door secured.

Jan. 20 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office on a property damage accident.

Jan. 20 – Officer investigated a driving complaint around the barricades at the School.

Jan. 20 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

Jan. 20 – Officer took a report of property dispute complaint. The involved individuals were advised the matter was Civil in nature and they could request the assistance of the Courts for their issues.

Jan. 20 – Officer assisted the Department of Corrections and arrested Lott Justin Desmet, DOB 04-29-1983, of Lester Prairie on an arrest warrant. Further investigation is pending on this matter.

Jan. 21 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a traffic stop.

Jan. 21 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on an investigation of a case.

Jan. 21 – Officer responded to and investigated an alarm at a business. An employee punched the wrong number on the alarm pad. All was OK.

Jan. 21 – Officer investigated a possible Court Order violation. The Complainant was advised as to how to proceed with his complaint.

Jan. 21 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle.

Jan. 22 – Officer stopped and checked on a motorist pulled over on the shoulder of the roadway. Everything was OK.

Jan. 23 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in a theft complaint.

Jan. 24 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a suspicious activity complaint.

During the past two weeks there were 38 Public Assists and 30 Additional Agency Assists in the City.

Traffic Enforcement Report; during the past two weeks there were 3 Verbal Warnings for various traffic related violations and Zero Citations. There was also 1 Parking violation that was investigated.