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Lester Prairie Police Report
Herald Journal, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018

Aug. 9 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office and the MN State Patrol on a two vehicle crash with injuries.

Aug. 9 – Officer participated in an escort of the 911 Memorial vehicles to Winsted’s Fire Department.

Aug. 9 – Officer responded to a two vehicle crash in the city.

Aug. 10 – Officer assisted the Wright County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in a Felony Court Order violation.

Aug. 10 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a runaway from their city.

Aug. 10 – Officer investigated an ordinance violation at a residence. The problem was addressed and is no longer is an issue.

Aug. 10 – Officer took a report of a driving complaint. An investigation is underway.

Aug. 11 – Officer was paged out, while on call, for a 911 hang up call. Upon the Officer’s arrival it was determined that everyone in the residence was OK. However, a stern warning was levied for the misuse of the 911 communications system.

Aug. 11 – Officer conducted traffic control during a funeral escort.

Aug. 11 – Officer checked on a little boy who had crashed his bicycle. The boy was OK and rode away to his house.

Aug. 11 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

Aug. 11 – Officer investigated a fireworks complaint.

Aug. 12 – Officer investigated a complaint of suspicious activity in the city park, after closing time. Individuals were talked to about the park hours. Nothing criminal occurred, they were just in the park talking.

Aug. 12 – Officer assisted the Glencoe Police Department in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in a 3rd Degree Assault incident.

Aug. 12 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a welfare check of an individual. The matter turned into a DUI investigation. An arrest was made in the incident by Winsted PD.

Aug. 12 – Officer assisted a motorist experiencing issues with his vehicle. The individual was able to continue on his way.

Aug. 12 – Officer investigated a 911 Hang Up call. All was OK. The individual pocket dialed 911.

Aug. 14 – Officer investigated a complaint of an assault. The case is pending further investigation.

Aug. 14 – Officer arrested Kelly Colleen Tollefson, DOB 03-19-1960, of Lester Prairie, on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Aug. 15 – Officer investigated a 911 Hang Up call. All was OK. The individual pocket dialed 911.

Aug. 16 – Officer assisted the Silver Lake Police Department on an unwanted individual complaint.

Aug. 17 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in a domestic assault incident.

Aug. 17 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on an open door at a business call.

Aug. 17 – Officer conducted a welfare check of an individual per the request of a spouse. Contact was made and the individual was OK.

Aug. 17 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office on an open door at a business in the county after hours.

Aug. 18 – Officer investigated a driving complaint.

Aug. 19 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a physical domestic assault incident.

Aug. 20 – Officer was paged out, while off duty, to respond to a commercial burglar alarm.

Aug. 20 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle from their city.

Aug. 21 – Officer was paged out, while off duty, to respond to a complaint of a suspicious person.

Aug. 21 – Officer investigated a harassing communications complaint. The reporting individual was advised as to how to proceed in this matter if the calls continue.

During the past two weeks there were 58 public assists and 68 additional agency assists in the city.

Traffic Enforcement Report; during the past two weeks there were 12 verbal warnings issued for various traffic related violations and 1 citation issued for Speed.