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Meeker County Sheriff's Report
Herald Journal, April 17, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

On the 6th at 7:52 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vulnerable adult at a residence on Luella Street, Watkins.

On the 6th at 10:09 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a scam attempt at a residence on 200th Street, Collinwood Township.

On the 6th at 6:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted Meeker County Social Services with a transport of an individual to an address on east US Highway 12, Litchfield.

On the 6th at 9:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with a stalled vehicle on MN Highway 22, Greenleaf Township. The vehicle was off the roadway.

On the 6th at 9:44 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stalled vehicle on MN Highway 15, Collinwood Township. The vehicle causing the concern could not be located.

Friday, April 7, 2017

On the 7th at 6:20 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal complaint on County State Aid Highway 15, Collinwood Township. The deputy contacted the owner of the horse that was loose and running on the road.

On the 7th at 1:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of juvenile trouble at an address on North Saturn Street, Cosmos. The deputies assisted with mediating the issue.

On the 7th at 2:55 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal complaint on 399th Street, Union Grove Township. The deputy checked and could not locate the cause for concern.

On the 7th at 3:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received information regarding a possible scam attempt at a residence on 624th Avenue, Litchfield Township.

On the 7th at 4:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint near the intersection of US Highway 12 and MN Highway 15, City of Dassel. The deputy checked the area and could not locate the cause for concern.

On the 7th at 4:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a northbound driving complaint near 230th Street and MN Highway 22, Litchfield Township. The deputy checked the area and could not locate the cause for concern.

On the 7th at 5:22 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed an occupied stalled vehicle near the intersection of MN Highway 55 and 562nd Avenue, Manannah Township. The deputy spoke with the driver who had pulled over to make a telephone call.

On the 7th at 6:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a stray dog complaint at a residence on 742nd Avenue, Kingston Township. The deputy transported a male yellow lab with a brown leather collar to the Meeker County animal pound.

On the 7th at 8:04 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the MN State Patrol with a two-vehicle personal injury accident on MN Highway 7 and MN Highway 22, Cedar Mills Township.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

On the 8th at 5:17 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on Central Avenue South, City of Watkins. The deputy checked the area and could not locate the cause for concern.

On the 8th at 8:20 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of unsafe conditions on County State Aid Highway 27 just east of MN Highway 24, Forest City Township. The deputy removed a car killed deer from the roadway.

On the 8th at 12:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a civil complaint at an address on 520th Avenue, Union Grove Township. The deputy advised of options.

On the 8th at 2:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a four wheeler complaint at an address on MN Highway 15, Kingston Township. The deputy checked the area and could not locate the cause for concern.

On the 8th at 7:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a runaway at a residence on 745th Avenue, Collinwood Township. The juvenile returned home and the deputy advised the parents of options.

On the 8th at 7:34 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint near a residence on 565th Avenue, Danielson Township. The deputy checked the area and could not locate the cause for concern.

On the 8th at 8:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity near the intersection of US Highway 12 and MN Highway 15, City of Dassel. The deputy made contact with an individual who was out hiking and did not need any assistance.

On the 8th at 9:29 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed a motorcycle /animal accident on East US Highway 12, City of Litchfield. The deputies put the animal down and removed it from the roadway.

On the 8th at 9:43 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on East William Street, City of Darwin. The deputy checked the unoccupied vehicle and could not locate a cause for concern.

On the 8th at 9:50 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received information regarding possible theft of gas at a business on Atlantic Avenue West, City of Grove City.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

On the 9th at 12:06 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a possible juvenile party at a residence on 520th Avenue, Danielson Township. The deputies checked the residence and could not locate the cause for concern.

On the 9th at 1:49 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed a suspicious person at a business on North Sibley Avenue, City of Litchfield. The deputy made contact with the individual and could not locate a cause for concern.

On the 9th at 3:45 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of criminal damage to property at a residence on County State Aid Highway 4, Dassel Township.

On the 9th at 5:42 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office advised an individual regarding a civil dispute at a residence on 6th Street South, City of Dassel.

On the 9th at 9:11 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at an address on 268th Street, Dassel Township. The deputy found everything to be okay.

On the 9th at 9:39 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious person along US Highway 12, Dassel Township. The deputy spoke to an individual who was traveling on foot and everything was okay.

On the 9th at 9:51 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a person out of control at an address on 195th Street, Ellsworth Township. The deputies assisted with mediating the situation.

On the 9th at 11:19 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a property damage accident at an address on High View Drive, Dassel. The deputy assisted the individuals with exchanging information.

On the 9th at 11:56 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to check the welfare of an individual at an address on County State Aid Highway 16, Harvey Township. The deputy spoke to the individual and determined everything was okay.

On the 9th at 1:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of juvenile trouble at an address on South 1st Street, Darwin.

On the 9th at 2:48 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of smoke coming from a silo at an address on County State Aid Highway 24, Darwin Township. The deputy made contact with an individual who was burning brush in an old silo.

On the 9th at 4:33 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the public at an address on 200th Street, Greenleaf Township.

On the 9th at 5:08 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office came across a vehicle alongside of US Highway 12 near County State Aid Highway 31, Harvey Township. The deputy made contact with the driver and everything was okay.

On the 9th at 5:14 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with a vehicle unlock at an address on US Highway 12, Acton Township.

On the 9th at 7:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with a welfare check on an individual 140th Street, Cedar Mills Township.

On the 9th at 7:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office mediated a domestic disturbance at a residence on County State Aid Highway 16, Harvey Township.

Monday, April 10, 2017

On the 10th at 12:30 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call at a residence on 726th Avenue, Dassel Township. All was found to be okay, they were having phone issues.

On the 10th at 1:37 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed a suspicious occupied vehicle in the parking lot of a business on Brooks Street North, City of Eden Valley. The deputy investigated and arrested the driver, Travis John Wendroth, age 26, of Eden Valley, on pending charges of three counts of 5th degree possession of legend drugs, possession of synthetic marijuana, drug paraphernalia, illegal fireworks, obstructing legal process, and DUI pending blood results.

On the 10th at 9:38 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle at an address on County State Aid Highway 26, Cedar Mills Township.

On the 10th at 10:32 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received an item found on County State Aid Highway 31, Litchfield Township. The owner was contacted and retrieved the item.

On the 10th at 3:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a property damage accident at an address on Atlantic Avenue West, Grove City.

On the 10th at 3:58 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at an address on 3rd Street South, Watkins. The deputy advised of options.

On the 10th at 4:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at an address on MN Highway 4, Cosmos Township.

On the 10th at 5:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a burglary at an address on MN Highway 15, North Kingston Township.

On the 10th at 5:34 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a property damage accident on County State Aid Highway 9 near US Highway 12, Darwin Township.

On the 10th at 5:38 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of juvenile trouble at an address on 573rd Avenue, Greenleaf Township.

On the 10th at 6:24 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call from a residence on 242nd Street, Dassel Township. The deputy found that they are having phone issues at the residence.

On the 10th at 6:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on graffiti at a residence on 700th Avenue, Kingston Township. There was no damage reported.

On the 10th at 7:47 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal complaint on County State Aid Highway 14, Ellsworth Township. The owner of the animals was located and took care of the issue.

On the 10th at 8:29 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance at a residence on 140th Street, Cedar Mills Township. Cosmos Ambulance was dispatched to the scene and transported one individual to Meeker Memorial Hospital. Nathan Andrew Duehlmeier, age 37, of Litchfield, was arrested for 5th degree possession.

On the 10th at 8:46 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on 654th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

On the 11th at 3:46 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a burglary at a residence on MN

Highway 15, Kingston Township.

On the 11th at 7:46 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a burglary at a residence on County

State Aid Highway 21, Kingston Township.

On the 11th at 9:18 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a

residence on South Comet Street, Cosmos. The deputy talked to parties involved and found

everything was fine.

On the 11th at 10:48 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public by answering some questions at

a residence on 624th Avenue, Greenleaf Township.

On the 11th at 11:08 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal complaint on 215th Street,

Greenleaf Township. The cows were no longer in the roadway upon arrival of the deputy.

On the 11th at 1:47 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public by answering some questions at

a residence on 4th Street South, Grove City.

On the 11th at 2:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle near a

residence on 300th Street, Kingston Township. The deputy did not locate the vehicle that caused

the concern.

On the 11th at 2:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of an assault at a property on MN

Highway 4, Grove City.

On the 11th at 3:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a possible tamper with a

vehicle at a residence on 713th Avenue, Dassel Township.

On the 11th at 5:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on 1st Street,

Watkins.

On the 11th at 6:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a possible tamper with a

vehicle at a residence on 273rd Street, Dassel Township.

On the 11th at 11:17 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office located suspicious activity at an address on US Hwy 12, Darwin. The deputy found everything to be okay at the address.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

On the 12th at 1:33 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Brook Marie Nelson, age 20, of Sunburg, for 4th degree DWI.

On the 12th at 6:12 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a property damage accident with an animal on County State Aid Highway 33, Ellsworth Township. A deputy cleaned the debris off of the roadway.

On the 12th at 10:38 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Dassel Cokato Schools at a residence on County State Aid Highway 21, Kingston Township. The deputy was unable to make contact with the individual.

On the 12th at 10:41 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on Cedar Avenue South, Watkins. The deputy spoke with the individual and found nothing out of the ordinary.

On the 12th at 11:05 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office advised a party of their options pertaining to a civil matter at a residence on 540th Avenue, Danielson Township.

On the 12th at 11:21 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an order for protection violation at a business on MN Highway 15, Dassel Township. Michael James Thelen, age 51, Dassel, was arrested for that violation at a business on East US Highway 12, Litchfield.

On the 12th at 12:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a request to check the welfare of an individual at a residence on Luella Street, Watkins. Contact was made later in the day and it was determined the party was fine.

On the 12th at 12:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Cosmos Fire Department to a report of an unattended running fire on 525th Avenue, by Thompson County Park, Cosmos Township. A small grass fire in the ditch was extinguished. There is no dollar value loss from the fire.

On the 12th at 6:49 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of threats at a residence on County State Aid Highway 16, Harvey Township. Thomas Weyde Leaf, age 56 of Grove City, was arrested on obstructing legal process.

On 12th at 10:03 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of 200th Street and 728th Avenue, Collinwood Township. The deputy checked the area and the vehicle was no longer in the area.