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Meeker County Sheriff's Report
Herald Journal, Aug. 3, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

On the 26th at 1:29 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a dog complaint on 742nd Avenue, Dassel Township. The information was documented.

On the 26th at 1:30 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Dassel Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence on William Avenue East, Dassel.

On the 26th at 2:44 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Dassel Fire Department to a structure fire at a residence in Wright County. The fire department was cancelled prior to arrival.

On the 26th at 8:16 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a barking dog complaint at a residence on 742nd Avenue, Dassel Township. The deputy advised the owner of the complaints.

On the 26th at 8:48 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Watkins Ambulance to a medical at the St. Anthony Church in Watkins. The Ambulance was cancelled prior to their arrival.

On the 26th at 9:22 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the Litchfield Police Department on a traffic stop. The deputy was cancelled prior to his arrival.

On the 26th at 9:44 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with a civil dispute at a residence in the Watkins Trailer Park in Watkins.

On the 26th at 10:11 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Dassel Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on 742nd Avenue, Kingston Township. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 26th at 10:55 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on County Road 165 in Stearns County. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 26th at 11:51 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a car/deer accident that had occurred near the intersection of County State Aid Highway 1 and County State Aid Highway 28, Greenleaf Township.

On the 26th at 1:04 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an ordinance violation at the Lake Minnie Belle Public Access, Greenleaf Township. The deputy on scene warned the individuals involved for their behavior.

On the 26th at 1:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at an intersection near MN Highway 22 and 197th Street, Greenleaf Township.

On the 26th at 1:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and took a report on a one-vehicle rollover that had occurred near the intersection of 260th Street and 525th Avenue, Acton Township. There were no injuries.

On the 26th at 5:02 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a parking complaint at a residence on North Jupiter Street in Cosmos. Upon arrival of the deputy it was determined that there was no violation.

On the 26th at 5:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a stalled vehicle near a residence on County State Aid Highway 34, Forest Prairie Township.

On the 26th at 7:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of unsafe conditions at a residence on 738th Avenue, Dassel Township. A deputy advised the party of their options.

On the 26th 9:14 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding personal watercraft regulations on Big Swan Lake, Kingston Township. A deputy advised the party of the regulations.

On the 26th at 9:49 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Cody Allen Doering, age 24, Brownton, on a McLeod County warrant at a residence on 580th Street, Harvey Township.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

On the 25th at 12:00 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department at a residence on West 11th Street, Litchfield.

On the 25th at 12:15 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on South Gorman Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transferred to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 25th at 5:01 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on South Miller Avenue, Litchfield. No transport was needed.

On the 25th at 7:06 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Eden Valley Rescue Squad, per the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, to a medical at Fischer’s Resort, Deerbrook Road, Eden Lake Township.

On the 25th at 11:24 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an injured deer near a residence on 732nd Avenue, North Kingston Township. The deputy put the injured animal down.

On the 25th at 3:06 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a loud explosion that was heard in the area of Long Lake in Dassel Township. The deputy located what caused the loud noise and found everything to be okay.

On the 25th at 3:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department on a driving complaint at Dairy Queen in the City of Litchfield.

On the 25th at 3:54 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on North Armstrong Avenue in Litchfield. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 25th at 4:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Grove City Fire Department and Rescue Squad and the Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on 4th Street North in Grove City. One individual was transported by a private party.

On the 25th at 4:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stalled vehicle on MN Highway 7 near the intersection of 505th Avenue, Cosmos Township. The Minnesota State Patrol had checked on the vehicle prior to the arrival of the deputy.

On the 25th at 6:05 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Watkins Ambulance and the Watkins Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence on Church Street, Watkins. No transport was needed.

On the 25th at 7:09 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Dassel Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence on MN Highway 15, Dassel Township. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 25th at 8:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Joel Trebesch, age 47 of Glencoe, on a Meeker County Apprehension and Detention Order.

On the 25th at 8:53 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a residential 9-1-1 hang-up call at a residence on 750th Avenue, Collinwood Township. Upon call back it was determined everything was okay.

On the 25th at 9:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a driving complaint on 4th Street North, Watkins. Upon arrival of the deputy the vehicle was gone.

On the 25th at 9:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office came upon some unsafe conditions on County State Aid Highway 11, Litchfield Township. The deputy spoke to the individuals and issued a warning.

On the 25th at 10:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on County State Aid Highway 3, Manannah Township.

On the 25th at 11:53 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Naomi Beith, age 30, of Kimball, on a McLeod County Warrant.

Friday, July 24, 2015

On the 24th at 1:06 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Roscommon, Michigan Sheriff’s Office at a residence on County State Aid Highway 15, Collinwood Township.

On the 24th at 2:31 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist an individual at a residence on Stearns Avenue North, Watkins.

On the 24th at 7:08 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on William Avenue East, Dassel. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 24th at 8:39 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance, per the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, to a medical at the Country Store, Maus Drive, Kimball. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 24th at 8:54 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a driving complaint on eastbound MN Highway 7, Cedar Mills Township. The information was referred to the Hutchinson Police Department.

On the 24th at 10:37 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on County State Aid Highway 17, Forest Prairie Township. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 24th at 10:43 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a request to check the welfare of an individual at a residence on 633rd Avenue, Greenleaf Township. No one was found to be home.

On the 24th at 11:01 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 9-1-1 hang-up call from a residence on 6th Street South, Dassel. All was found to be okay and it was an accidental dial.

On the 24th at 11:25 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a residence on 178th Street, Collinwood Township. The deputy was canceled prior to arrival as it was a false alarm.

On the 24th at 12:03 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a scam attempt at a residence on MN Highway 55, Manannah Township.

On the 24th at 12:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 9-1-1 hang-up call from an area near the intersection of US Highway 12 and 650th Avenue, Darwin Township. All was found to be okay.

On the 24th at 1:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of an abandoned vehicle near Petersen Service Center, County State Aid Highway 26, Cedar Mills. A deputy made contact with the owner of the vehicle who advised he would move the vehicle.

On the 24th at 1:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a civil dispute at Schmidty’s, Atlantic Avenue West, Grove City.

On the 24th at 2:58 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a scam attempt at a residence on 3rd Street South, Grove City.

On the 24th at 3:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department at a residence on West 5th Street, Litchfield.

On the 24th at 5:05 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Litchfield Fire Department to a vehicle fire on MN Highway 24, Forest City Township. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was a total loss.

On the 24th at 6:03 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on 216th Street, Ellsworth Township.

On the 24th at 6:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office unlocked a vehicle at a residence on County State Aid Highway 17, Forest Prairie Township.

On the 24th at 8:03 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a theft at Jack’s Standard on Service Road North, Watkins. Upon arrival of the deputy the customer returned and paid for the fuel.

On the 24th at 8:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Eden Valley Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence in Stearns County.

On the 24th at 9:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at Modern Quilters on MN Highway 24, Litchfield Township. The deputy was cancelled prior to arrival.

On the 24th at 9:50 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Wade Davison, age 36, of Litchfield, for driving under the influence. Gold Cross Ambulance was also dispatched to the scene and one individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 24th at 11:08 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a noise complaint at a residence in the Watkins Trailer Court. Upon arrival of the deputy everything was okay.

On the 24th at 11:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a driving complaint on County State Aid Highway 3, Union Grove Township. The deputy was out of position.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

On the 23rd at 6:24 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on Meeker Avenue North, Watkins.

On the 23rd at 9:36 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vulnerable adult at Dassel Lakeside Nursing Home, Dassel. There were no crimes committed.

On the 23rd at 9:55 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical alarm at a residence on West 8th Street, Litchfield. The individual was assisted in getting up.

On the 23rd at 10:04 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a driving complaint that is a recurring issue but was not happening at the time on 210th Street, Danielson Township.

On the 23rd at 10:36 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a scam attempt on 580th Avenue, Harvey Township.

On the 23rd at 10:56 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of harassment at a residence on State Street South, Eden Valley. The party was advised of their options.

On the 23rd at 12:39 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of burglary at the ACGC Jr./Sr. High School, Grove City.

On the 23rd at 1:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Eden Valley Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence on MN Highway 22, Stearns County.

On the 23rd at 1:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious individual at a residence on Brooks Street South, Eden Valley. Upon arrival of deputies the individual was gone.

On the 23rd at 1:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Dassel Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on 703rd Avenue, Dassel Township. One individual was transported to the Hutchinson Hospital.

On the 23rd at 2:11 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Levi Jarrett Rynkievich, age 30, Eden Valley, on a Todd County warrant at a residence on 373rd Street, Manannah Township.

On the 23rd at 3:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on 525th Avenue, Swede Grove Township.

On the 23rd at 4:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Olivia Police Department at a residence on North Jupiter Street, Cosmos.

On the 23rd at 5:46 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of possible child abuse at a residence on 685th Avenue, Ellsworth Township.

On the 23rd at 6:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office checked on a stalled vehicle on MN Highway 4 and County State Aid Highway 23, Acton Township. The vehicle was off the roadway and will be removed shortly.

On the 23rd at 6:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 9-1-1 hang-up call from the area of MN Highway 15 and US Highway 12, Dassel.

On the 23rd at 6:44 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Colby Rick Laidlaw, age 32, of Grove City, on a Meeker County warrant.

On the 23rd at 7:41 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Larry Dean Fiero, age 58, of Litchfield, on a Meeker County warrant.

On the 23rd at 9:58 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of juvenile trouble at a residence on 4th Street, Grove City.

On the 23rd at 11:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call from a residence on Galigers Lane, Dassel. The deputy spoke to the individuals at the residence and everything was okay.

On the 23rd at 11:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of unsafe conditions on US Highway 12 at County State Aid Highway 34, Litchfield. MN DOT was contacted and will be taking care of the issue.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

On the 22nd at 3:37 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Dassel Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on William Avenue East, Dassel. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 22nd at 7:31 a.m. a Meeker County deputy picked up a black Labrador near 3rd Street and Pacific Avenue, Grove City, and transported it to the dog pound.

On the 22nd at 7:46 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a criminal sexual complaint at an unknown location in Eden Valley.

On the 22nd at 7:56 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received information on a driving complaint that had happened previously on County State Aid Highway 11, Litchfield Township.

On the 22nd at 8:05 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a noise complaint at a residence on 3rd Street North, Dassel. Upon arrival of the deputy he talked to both parties about the complaint.

On the 22nd at 10:58 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a possible ordinance violation at a residence on Lindstrom Avenue West, Grove City. Upon arrival of the deputy it was determined there is no violation.

On the 22nd at 11:09 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical alarm at a residence on Verndale Avenue, Litchfield. It was determined to be an accidental activation.

On the 22nd at 12:11 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a check the welfare request at a residence on Central Avenue South, Watkins. The party was later located at his residence in Stearns County.

On the 22nd at 3:30 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint westbound on US Highway 12, Darwin Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the vehicle was gone.

On the 22nd at 4:38 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a residence on 580th Avenue, Harvey Township. Upon arrival of the deputies it was determined to be a false alarm.

On the 22nd at 5:09 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint westbound on County State Aid Highway 11, Litchfield Township. The deputy located the vehicle and a warning was issued.

On the 22nd at 5:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office in the city of Watkins.

On the 22nd at 5:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint westbound on US Highway 12 from Cokato. Upon arrival of deputy the driver was cited for following too closely.

On the 22nd at 5:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Cosmos Police Department at a residence on South Milky Way Street, Cosmos.

On the 22nd at 6:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of unsafe conditions at a residence on 525th Avenue, Acton Township.

On the 22nd at 6:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a scam attempt at a residence on 340th Street, Forest Prairie Township.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

On the 21st at 1:11 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist an individual at a residence in the Watkins Trailer Park, Watkins. The individual was advised of their options.

On the 21st at 1:33 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a property damage accident with injuries at the intersection of 205th Street and 650th Avenue, Ellsworth Township. Litchfield Rescue, Litchfield Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance were dispatched to the scene. There was no transport.

On the 21st at 5:06 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a residence on 743rd Avenue, Dassel Township. The deputy found everything to be okay at the residence, it was a false alarm.

On the 21st at 8:00 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of cows in the road on 325th Street, Kingston Township. Upon arrival of the deputies the cows were returned to a fenced in area on the owner’s property.

On the 21st at 8:22 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office put down an injured deer and issued a deer possession tag on 615th Avenue, Litchfield Township.

On the 21st at 12:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at Ripley Elementary School, Litchfield. There was no need for transport.

On the 21st at 1:22 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on 553rd Avenue, Acton Township. Upon arrival of the deputies both parties were advised to keep their dogs on their own property.

On the 21st at 1:39 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 9-1-1 hang up call from Wells Fargo Bank, Dassel. It was found to be an accidental dial.

On the 21st at 2:56 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office forwarded a criminal sexual complaint at a residence on North Milky Way Street, Cosmos to the Cosmos Police Department.

On the 21st at 3:29 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a request to check the welfare at a residence on 608th Avenue, Litchfield Township.

On the 21st at 4:11 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at the Park Village Apartments, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 21st at 5:56 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a request for a welfare check of an individual at a residence on 178th Street, Collinwood Township. The deputy found everything to be okay at the residence.

On the 21st at 7:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint on 208th Street, Greenleaf Township. The vehicle was gone upon the deputy’s arrival.

On the 21st at 9:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department on West 7th Street, Litchfield, with an individual who was intoxicated.

On the 21st at 9:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of juvenile trouble at a residence on Lindstrom Avenue West, Grove City. The deputy spoke to all individuals involved.

On the 21st at 11:12 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a request for a welfare check of an individual at a residence on 608th Avenue, Litchfield Township. The deputy found everything to be okay at the residence.

Monday, July 20, 2015

On the 20th at 1:10 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at Dassel Lakeside Apartments, William Avenue East, City of Dassel. One individual was transported to Hutchinson Hospital.

On the 20th at 9:23 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle at the public access to Dunn’s Lake. Upon arrival of the deputy a DNR officer was on scene handling the call.

On the 20th at 12:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance and Litchfield Rescue for a medical at an address on North Armstrong Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 20th at 12:30 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the public at an address on 2nd Street North, Dassel.

On the 20th at 12:51 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a license plate that was found on County State Aid Highway 28, Danielson Township. The deputy made contact with the owner and advised the plate was available for pick up at the Law Enforcement Center.

On the 20th at 2:56 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the public at an address on 2nd Street North, Grove City.

On the 20th at 3:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a driving complaint on 600th Avenue, Greenleaf Township. Extra patrol will be set up in the area.

On the 20th at 3:56 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of criminal damage to property at an address on North Armstrong, Litchfield.

On the 20th at 7:32 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complainant on 260th Street, Darwin Township. The vehicle was gone upon the deputy’s arrival.

On the 20th at 7:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at US Fish and Wildlife, 615th Avenue, Litchfield Township. The deputy found that the alarm was set off by accident.

On the 20th at 10:17 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a disturbance at a residence on 608th Avenue, Litchfield Township. The Litchfield Police Department also assisted on the scene.

On the 20th at 11:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a disturbance at a residence in the Watkins Trailer Park, Watkins. The Eden Valley Police Department also assisted on the scene.