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Meeker County Sheriff's Report
Herald Journal, Aug. 31, 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

On the 24th at 1:15 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence on East 10th Street, City of Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 24th at 1:20 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross ambulance for a medical at a residence on Terrace View Drive, City of Litchfield. One individual was assisted at the scene and no transport was needed.

On the 24th at 4:16 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Dassel Rescue Squad and Allina Hutchinson Ambulance for a medical at a residence on County State Aid Highway 14, Ellsworth Township. One individual was transported to Hutchinson Hospital.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

On the 23rd at 12:42 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a cellular 9-1-1 hang-up call at a residence on County State Aid Highway 34, Darwin Township. The deputy made contact with the homeowner and found it to be an accidental dial.

On the 23rd at 2:40 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a car/deer accident near a residence on 735th Avenue, Collinwood Township. The deputy made contact with the driver and observed minor vehicle damage and they were able to continue on their way.

On the 23rd at 2:42 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Meeker County Jail with an out of control inmate.

On the 23rd at 5:35 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence in Park Village, City of Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 23rd at 8:02 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of criminal damage at a residence on 244th Street, Darwin Township. The Sheriff’s Office will be providing extra patrol in the area.

On the 23rd at 8:51 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance for a fall at St. Anthony Manor, Watkins. The individual was assisted in getting up and no transport was needed.

On the 23rd at 9:47 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office unlocked a vehicle at a residence on Circle View Drive, Dassel.

On the 23rd at 12:14 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on County State Aid Highway 3, Union Grove Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the vehicle was gone.

On the 23rd at 12:55 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Eden Valley Police Department with an alarm at Schlangen Custom Cabinets, Eden Valley.

On the 23rd at 1:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of tampering with property at a residence on 244th Street, Darwin. The reporting party just wanted the Sheriff’s Office to be aware of it.

On the 23rd at 2:41 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of unsafe conditions at a residence on 233rd Street, Dassel Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the Meeker County Highway Department was contacted to remove the tree.

On the 23rd at 4:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of theft of a mailbox at a residence on 244th Street, Darwin Township. The reporting party just wanted the Sheriff’s Office to be aware of it.

On the 23rd at 4:47 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call from a residence on Meeker Avenue South, Watkins. Upon arrival of the deputy it was determined to be a child playing with the phone.

On the 23rd at 5:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of harassment on County State Aid Highway 35, Greenleaf Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the party was advised of their options.

On the 23rd at 6:24 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence on East 2nd Street, City of Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 23rd at 7:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received information regarding a possible game violation near a residence on 580th Avenue, Litchfield Township. The information was forwarded to the MN Department of Natural Resources Game Warden.

On the 23rd at 7:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on 685th Avenue, Ellsworth Township. The deputies made contact with both parties and mediated the situation and there were no further issues.

On the 23rd at 11:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a noise complaint at a residence on

Meeker Avenue North, City of Watkins. The deputy checked the area and found it to be quiet and all okay.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

On the 22nd at 8:12 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office unlocked a vehicle at Jack’s Standard, Watkins.

On the 22nd at 9:11 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at A & H Donnay Trucking, Watkins. Upon arrival of the deputy the individual was gone.

On the 22nd the Sheriff’s Office received numerous reports of mailbox damage in the Forest Prairie Township.

On the 22nd at 9:27 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at Hilltop Care Center, Watkins. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 22nd at 11:07 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a Gloria Dei Manor, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 22nd 11:34 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance at a residence on 233rd Street, Darwin Township. Upon arrival of deputies all parties were advised it was a civil matter.

On the 22nd at 2:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office Paramedics responded to a report of unsafe conditions on US Highway 12, Darwin Township. The paramedic checked the area and found that the debris had been removed and there were no longer any road hazards.

On the 22nd at 2:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office Paramedics assisted the MN State Patrol with a medical at a residence on South Sibley Avenue, Litchfield. Gold Cross Ambulance was later dispatched to the scene and one individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 22nd at 2:39 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Watkins Ambulance to the Watkins Baseball Fields, Watkins. The Watkins Ambulance assisted at the scene and there was no transport.

On the 22nd at 6:51 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office transferred a cellular 9-1-1 call to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office for a driving complaint on Big Kandiyohi Drive, Lake Lillian.

On the 22nd at 7:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Meeker County Jail with an out of control inmate.

On the 22nd at 7:28 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed unsafe conditions on County State Aid Highway 21, Kingston Township. The Meeker County Highway Department was contacted to remove the downed tree and there were no further road hazards.

On the 22nd at 8:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity on County State Aid Highway 2, Forest Prairie Township. The deputy made contact with the bicycle owners and found all to be okay.

On the 22nd at 8:50 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a westbound driving complaint on MN Highway 24, Litchfield Township. The deputy checked the area and found that the vehicle left prior to arrival.

On the 22nd at 9:06 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Kingston Street and 744th Avenue, North Kingston Township. The deputies checked the area and found that the vehicle had left prior to arrival.

On the 22nd at 10:36 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance for a medical at a residence on Central Avenue South, City of Watkins. One individual was transported to St Cloud Hospital.

On the 22nd at 11:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office for a report of a disturbance at the Speak Easy, Stearns Avenue East, City of Eden Valley. The deputies made contact and determined that the suspect had left prior to arrival and there were no further issues.

Friday, August 21, 2015

On the 21st at 1:13 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of theft at a residence on Horace Avenue West, Dassel. The information was documented at this time.

On the 21st at 2:29 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a person under the influence at the American Legion on East Astro Blvd, Cosmos. Upon arrival of the deputy one individual was transported to their residence.

On the 21st at 2:44 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a dog complaint at a residence on 2nd Street South, Dassel. Upon arrival of the deputy the dog was no longer barking and everything was okay.

On the 21st at 8:57 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on West 8th Street, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 21st at 9:05 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Cokato Ambulance to a medical at the Hutchinson Area Health Care, Dassel. One individual was transported to the Hutchinson Hospital.

On the 21st at 9:42 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at the Kimball Golf Club, Stearns County. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 21st at 10:48 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at 3rd Street and Atlantic Avenue, Dassel. Upon arrival of the deputy the dog was gone.

On the 21st at 11:05 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on Parker Avenue East, Dassel. Upon arrival of the deputy the individuals were gone.

On the 21st at 11:09 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal neglect complaint at a residence on 740th Avenue, Collinwood Township. Upon arrival of the deputy it was determined to be unfounded.

On the 21st at 4:51 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a westbound driving complaint in the area of County State Aid Highway 2 and 362nd Street, Forest Prairie Township. The deputy checked the area and found that the vehicle left prior to arrival.

On the 21st at 6:11 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a resident at Gloria Dei Manor, North Holcombe Avenue, City of Litchfield. Contact was made with the caller and it was determined to be an accidental dial and all was okay.

On the 21st at 8:36 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint in the area of County State Aid Highway 31 and County State Aid Highway 11, Litchfield Township. The deputy located the vehicle and advised the driver of the complaint and issued a warning.

On the 21st at 8:37 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a stray horse complaint near a residence on 210th Street, Collinwood Township. The deputy was able to corral the horse back into its pen and the owner was advised.

On the 21st at 8:47 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a possible order for protection violation at a residence on 582nd Avenue, Litchfield Township.

On the 21st at 9:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received information regarding a car/deer accident near the intersection of MN Highway 55 and 647th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township. The deputy observed minor front end damage to the vehicle and the driver was advised of options.

On the 21st at 10:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed suspicious individuals at the Greenleaf Lake Public Access, 640th Avenue, Ellsworth Township. The deputy made contact with the individuals who were visiting and they were advised to be on their way.

On the 21st at 10:34 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office forwarded information regarding stray cows near a residence on MN Highway 55, to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office and the MN St Patrol.

On the 21st at 10:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a cellular 9-1-1 hang-up call in the area of MN Highway 22 and 190th Street, Greenleaf Township. The deputy checked the area and found all to be okay.

On the 21st at 11:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed suspicious individuals at the Lake Manuella Beach, County State Aid Highway 9, Ellsworth Township. The deputy made contact with the individuals who were visiting and they were advised of park hours and advised to be on their way.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

On the 20th at 5:36 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a dog complaint at a residence on Maple Lane, Grove City.

On the 20th at 9:49 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office in trying to locate an individual in the area of 323rd Street and 742nd Avenue, Kingston Township. The deputies were unable to locate the individual.

On the 20th at 10:34 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Grove City Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Axel Avenue East, Grove City. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 20th at 1:06 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department with an alarm at the Wells Fargo Bank, North Marshall Avenue, Litchfield.

On the 20th at 1:21 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with unlocking a vehicle at Meeker Memorial Hospital, South Sibley Avenue, Litchfield.

On the 20th at 1:37 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on 665th Avenue, Darwin Township. The owner was contacted and will take care of the issue.

On the 20th at 4:12 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on 743rd Avenue, Dassel Township. The deputy transported a female Red Nose Pit bull to the pound.

On the 20th at 4:36 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft from a residence on Western Avenue South, Watkins.

On the 20th at 6:21 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office came upon a stalled vehicle on County State Aid Highway 4, Dassel Township. The deputy spoke to the driver who had help on the way.

On the 20th at 6:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Watkins Ambulance and the Eden Valley Rescue Squad to a medical at an address in Stearns County. One individual was transported to the St Cloud Hospital.

On the 20th at 6:46 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on East Curran Street, Darwin.

On the 20th at 7:58 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department at a residence on East 4th Street, Litchfield.

On the 20th at 8:05 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a watercraft complaint on Lake Stella, Ellsworth Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the watercrafts were gone.

On the 20th at 8:21 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on 668th Avenue, Darwin Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the individual was gone.

On the 20th at 8:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office unlocked a vehicle on East 6th Street, Litchfield.

On the 20th at 10:56 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a cellular 9-1-1 hang-up call from a residence on East St Paul Street, Darwin. Upon arrival of the deputy everything was okay.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

On the 19th at 8:29 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a property damage accident in the area of 240th Street and 733rd Avenue, Dassel Township. There were no injuries reported.

On the 19th at 9:10 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Cottonwood Avenue North, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 19th at 10:01 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a theft at a residence on 250th Street, Dassel Township.

On the 19th at 10:43 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a vulnerable adult at a residence on William Avenue East, Dassel.

On the 19th at 12:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 9-1-1 call reporting a driving complaint westbound on MN Highway 7, Cosmos. The call was transferred to the MN State Patrol.

On the 19th at 1:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint southbound on MN Highway 22, Ellsworth Township. The vehicle was gone upon the deputy’s arrival. The information was transferred to the MN State Patrol.

On the 19th at 3:49 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a civil issue at a residence on 283rd Street, Harvey Township. The individuals were advised of their options.

On the 19th at 4:44 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance at a residence on Galigers Lane, Dassel. The Deputy mediated the situation and one individual left the residence for the evening.

On the 19th at 5:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted an individual at a residence on Atlantic Avenue West, Dassel.

On the 19th at 6:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a driving complaint westbound on US Highway 12, Darwin Township. The call was referred to the Litchfield Police Department.

On the 19th at 6:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a scam attempt at a residence on 217th Street, Ellsworth Township. The information was documented.

On the 19th at 6:28 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Dassel Rescue Squad to a medical at the Dassel Lakeside Apartments on William Avenue East, Dassel. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 19th at 6:54 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a dog complaint at a residence on 330th Street, Forest City Township. One adult yellow lab was transported to the Meeker County Dog Pound.

On the 19th at 6:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an animal complaint at residence on Sellards Drive, Dassel. Upon arrival of the deputy nobody was around and follow up will be conducted.

On the 19th at 10:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a dog complaint at a residence on 285th Street, Forest City Township. The deputy was cancelled prior to arrival.

On the 19th at 10:28 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a driving complaint on MN Highway 24, Darwin Township. The deputy was cancelled prior to arrival.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

On the 18th at 6:57 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call from a residence in the Watkins Trailer Park, Watkins. The deputy found that it was a verbal domestic at the residence. The deputy mediated the situation.

On the 18th at 9:44 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on Central Avenue North, Watkins. The deputy found everything was okay at the residence.

On the 18th at 10:56 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a possible sex crime at a residence on State Street South, Eden Valley. The deputy found the information was false.

On the 18th at 11:05 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a civil issue at Wahoo’s, North 1st Street, Darwin. The individuals were advised of their options.

On the 18th at 12:43 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person at a residence on 582nd Avenue, Litchfield Township. The deputy found that the individual was gone upon his arrival.

On the 18th at 2:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Joel Patrick Trebesch, age 47, of Glencoe, on a Meeker County Apprehension and Detention Order for a probation violation.

On the 18th at 2:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint southbound on MN Highway 15, Kingston Township. The deputy located the vehicle and warned the driver of the complaint.

On the 18th at 3:04 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a possible scam attempt at a residence on 370th Street, Manannah Township. There was no money lost.

On the 18th at 4:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal complaint at a residence on Galigers Lane, Dassel. The deputy located the owner of the cow. The cow was put back in the pen.

On the 18th at 4:37 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a possible intoxicated driver on MN Highway 4, Acton Township. The deputy did not observe any driving conduct on the vehicle.

On the 18th at 4:55 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of criminal damage to property at a residence on 1st Street, Watkins.

On the 18th at 6:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a male Black Lab mix puppy to the Litchfield Dog Pound. The dog was found near the intersection of South Holcombe Avenue and East St. Paul Street, Litchfield.

On the 18th at 7:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of threats made at a residence on County State Aid Highway 14, Darwin Township.

On the 18th at 8:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Central Avenue South, Watkins. An individual was treated on scene and no transport was needed.

On the 18th at 10:51 p.m. a Sheriff’s Deputy came across an individual at Koronis Regional Park, County State Aid Highway 20, Union Grove Township. The individual was advised of park hours and escorted out of the park.

Monday, August 17, 2015

On the 17th at 2:02 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on 6th Street South, City of Dassel. The deputies made contact with the individuals and mediated the situation and there were no further issues.

On the 17th at 2:25 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of mailbox damage at a residence on 244th Street, Darwin Township. The deputy made contact with the homeowner and observed their damaged mailbox as well as the neighbor’s damaged mailbox.

On the 17th at 2:54 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence on South Ramsey Avenue, City of Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 17th at 3:44 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Hutchinson Rescue Squad and Hutchinson Allina Ambulance at a residence on County State Aid Highway 26, Cedar Mills Township. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 17th at 5:46 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence on North Austin Avenue, City of Litchfield. One individual was treated at the scene, no transport.

On the 17th at 8:40 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on 675th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township. A brown and white short hair female dog with a red collar was taken to the Meeker County dog pound.

On the 17th at 10:57 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department at an address on East US Highway 12, Litchfield.

On the 17th at 12:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance for a medical at an address on Luella Street, Watkins. One individual was transported to the St Cloud Hospital.

On the 17th at 1:09 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Gross Ambulance for mutual aid at an address on Luella Street, Watkins. One individual was transported to the St Cloud Hospital.

On the 17th at 5:09 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on Western Avenue South, Watkins.

On the 17th at 5:34 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Cosmos Police Department at an address on South Comet Street, Cosmos.

On the 17th at 7:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic situation at a residence in the Watkins Trailer Park, Watkins. A report will be filed.

On the 17th at 7:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at DC Parts, US Highway 12, Dassel Township. All was found to be okay upon arrival.

On the 17th at 9:06 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department with a traffic stop near the intersection of Precision Drive and East Depot Street, Litchfield.

On the 17th at 9:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a residence on 178th Street, Collinwood Township. All was found to be okay upon arrival.