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Meeker County Sheriff's Report
Herald Journal, April 27, 2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015

On the 23rd at 9:06 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on Maple Lane, Grove City. One black male Chihuahua with a red collar was taken to the Meeker County pound.

On the 23rd at 10:56 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 9-1-1 call from 195th Street and East 1st Avenue, Atwater. The caller was transferred to Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office.

On the 23rd at 12:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on East 1st Street, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 23rd at 2:34 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to an unresponsive individual at a residence on Hubbard Avenue North, Litchfield. The Meeker County Medical Examiner was called to the scene.

On the 23rd at 3:53 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at the Meeker County Probation Office on North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield. Upon deputies’ arrival it was determined to be a system error and everything was okay.

On the 23rd 5:49 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at the Litchfield School District Office on North Holcombe Avenue, Litchfield. Prior to the arrival of the deputy the alarm was cancelled.

On the 23rd at 6:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at the Dassel Universal Lab Museum, 1st Street North, Dassel. The deputy found that it was a false alarm.

On the 23rd at 8:49 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a car/deer accident on County State Aid Highway 24, Dassel Township. There were no injuries reported. The deputy issued a deer possession tag for the animal.

On the 23rd at 10:10 p.m. the sheriff’s Office located an individual walking on MN Highway 24, Forest City Township. The deputy gave the individual a ride to his residence.

On the 23rd at 10:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Cosmos Fire Department to a grass fire at a residence on 140th Street, Cedar Mills Township. Hutchinson Fire Department was also dispatched to the scene for mutual aid.

On the 23rd at 10:51 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted Meeker County Probation with a check of a residence on 675th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township.

On the 23rd at 11:46 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Magnus Johnson Street North, Kimball, Stearns County. One individual was transported to the St Cloud Hospital.

Friday, April 24, 2015

On the 24th at 12:58 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department at a medical on South Yale Avenue, Litchfield. Litchfield Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance were also dispatched to the scene. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On the 21st at 7:14 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on North Austin Avenue, Litchfield. No transport was needed.

On the 21st at 8:00 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check at a residence on East Curran Street, Darwin. The deputy spoke to the individual and everything was okay.

On the 21st at 8:18 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted MN Department of Corrections at a residence on North Jupiter Street, Cosmos.

On the 21st at 1:22 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a vulnerable adult at Dassel Lakeside on William Avenue East, Dassel.

On the 21st at 1:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with a K-9 search at ACGC Jr/Sr High School on MN Highway 4, Grove City.

On the 21st at 4:17 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted Litchfield Police Department with a driving complaint on North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield.

On the 21st at 6:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a driving complaint on US Highway 12, Litchfield. The deputy stopped the vehicle and advised the driver of the complaint.

On the 21st at 7:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Litchfield Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence on West St Paul Street, Litchfield. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 21st at 7:50 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and unlocked a vehicle at a residence on Guy Street, Dassel.

On the 21st at 8:24 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a domestic at a residence on Cedar Avenue South, Watkins.

On the 21st at 9:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at the Bud’s Bar on Central Avenue North, Watkins. Upon arrival of the deputy the individual was gone.

On the 21st at 10:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Dassel Rescue Squad to a report of a medical at a residence on 3rd Street North, Dassel. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 21st at 10:53 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Watkins Ambulance to a domestic at a residence on Meeker Avenue North, Watkins. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital. Phillip Johnson, age 27, of Nelson, was arrested for domestic assault.

On the 21st at 11:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suicide threat at a residence on 3rd Street North, Grove City. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital for an evaluation and then to the Woodland Center of Willmar.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

On the 22nd at 12:53 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a disturbance at the St Anthony Manor on Church Street, Watkins. Upon arrival of the deputy the suspect was gone.

Monday, April 20, 2015

On the 20th at 8:02 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office unlocked a vehicle at BI Performance, Eden Valley.

On the 20th at 8:18 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on North Maplewood Avenue, Litchfield.

On the 20th at 9:52 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a scam at an address on 310th Street, Swede Grove Township.

On the 20th at 11:20 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of criminal damage to property at a residence on Guy Street, Dassel.

On the 20th at 11:31 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle on Marshall Avenue, Grove City. Upon arrival of the deputy the vehicle was legally parked and attempts were made to contact the owner. Follow up will be done at a later time.

On the 20th at 11:32 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Grove City Rescue and Fire Departments as well as Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical alarm at a residence on South Avenue West, Grove City. It was found to be a false alarm.

On the 20th at 11:38 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at Emmanuel Home, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 20th at 1:43 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on 574th Avenue, Manannah. Upon arrival of the deputy the owner was talked to and the situation was resolved.

On the 20th at 2:24 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted Meeker Memorial Hospital, Litchfield, by transporting an individual to Rice Memorial Hospital, Willmar.

On the 20th at 2:37 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a scam at a residence on Axel Avenue East, Grove City. Prior to arrival the caller stated they had solved the issue and law enforcement was not needed.

On the 20th at 2:46 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 9-1-1 call from a residence on 295th Street, Forest City Township. It was determined to be a child playing with the phone.

On the 20th at 3:08 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a civil matter at a residence on County State Aid Highway 23, Acton Township. A deputy advised the party of their options.

On the 20th at 6:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Litchfield Rescue Squad to a medical at the Pizza Ranch on North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield. No transport was needed.

On the 20th at 6:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and took a report of a disturbance at a residence on William Avenue West, Dassel.

On the 20th at 6:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a southbound driving complaint on County State Aid Highway 15, Collinwood Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the vehicle was gone. The information was forwarded on to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office.

On the 20th at 6:55 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Litchfield Rescue Squad to a report of a medical at a residence on West 4th Street, Litchfield. No transport was needed.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On the 21st at 5:58 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle on 567th Avenue, Manannah Township.

Monday, April 20, 2015

On the 20th at 3:34 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at the Park Village Apartments, West 7th Street, City of Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

On the 19th at 2:45 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at the Dayton Bus Service, US Highway 12, Acton Township. The deputy checked the building and property and found all to be okay.

On the 19th at 2:54 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a residence on 729th Avenue, Dassel Township. The deputy checked the residence and property and found all to be okay.

On the 19th at 12:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Cosmos Police Department with a gas drive off at Casey’s General Store, Cosmos.

On the 19th at 1:08 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on South Hubbard Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 19th at 1:17 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Litchfield Rescue Squad and Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on South Marshall Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 19th at 2:27 p.m. a Meeker County deputy stopped to check on a vehicle on the side on US Highway 12, Darwin Township. Everything was found to be fine.

On the 19th at 2:32 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Watkins Ambulance and Rescue Squad to a medical at St. Anthony Manor, Watkins. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 19th at 2:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on West 8th Street, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 19th at 3:05 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a civil matter at a residence on 685th Avenue, Ellsworth Township. A deputy advised the caller of their options.

On the 19th at 3:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of harassment at a residence on Axel Avenue East, Grove City. Upon arrival the deputy advised the party of his options for a Harassment Restraining Order.

On the 19th at 4:07 p.m. a Meeker County deputy came across an abandoned semi on MN Highway 4, Acton Township. The State Patrol had the vehicle removed.

On the 19th at 4:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at the Emmanuel Home, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 19th at 4:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence on North Miller Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 19th at 4:41 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted Meeker County Social Services at a residence on East 2nd Street, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 19th at 7:46 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft in the area of US Highway 12 and Atlantic Avenue West, City of Grove City.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

On the 18th at 12:08 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Dassel Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence on Pacific Avenue West, City of Dassel. One individual was assisted at the scene.

On the 18th at 1:27 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed suspicious activity at the Beckville Camp Park, Lake Minnie Belle, Greenleaf Township. The deputy made contact with several individuals who were advised of park hours and were escorted off the property.

On the 18th at 2:15 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Dassel Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence on Pacific Avenue West, City of Dassel. One individual was transported to Hutchinson Hospital.

On the 18th at 2:17 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a noise complaint at the Dassel Elementary School, William Avenue East, City of Dassel. The deputy checked the area and found all to be quiet and okay.

On the 18th at 2:37 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance, per the request of the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, for a medical at the Main Street Pub, Main Street South, City of Kimball. One individual was transported to St Cloud Hospital.

On the 18th at 2:55 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office transferred a cellular 9-1-1 call to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office for a report of a possible fire in the area of MN Highway 4 and 890th Avenue, Brookfield Township.

On the 18th at 2:59 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and transferred a cellular 9-1-1 call to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office for a report of a possible fire in the area of County State Aid Highway 7 and County Road 22, Brookfield Township. The deputies did locate a very large fire south of the Meeker-Renville line and assisted the Renville County Sheriff’s Office until their fire department arrived.

On the 18th at 7:18 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a dog complaint at a residence on 300th Street, Forest City Township. A female Yellow Lab with a red collar was put into the Litchfield Dog Pound.

On the 18th at 9:48 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted that MN State Patrol with a traffic stop on US Highway 12, Litchfield Township.

On the 18th at 10:11 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance for a medical at a residence in Kimball. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 18th at 10:13 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint that occurred on US Highway 12, Dassel. A deputy spoke to the individuals regarding the complaint and there were no further issues.

On the 18th at 10:24 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a noise complaint from the area of 726th Avenue, Dassel. A deputy searched the area, but didn’t find the source of the noise.

On the 18th at 11:24 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed a stalled vehicle on County State Aid Highway 4, Kingston Township. A deputy spoke to two individuals and determined that everything was okay.

On the 18th at 12:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible unsafe condition on MN Highway 22, Harvey Township. A deputy determined that everything was okay.

On the 18th at 12:54 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report on threats that occurred at a residence on St Paul Street, Darwin.

On the 18th at 1:03 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call regarding a fire on 318th Street, Dassel Township. Dassel Fire Department was completing a controlled burn.

On the 18th at 1:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Dassel Fire Department with traffic control in the area of 735th Avenue, Kingston Township.

On the 18th at 1:30 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance for a medical at a residence on 4th Street, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 18th at 1:32 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Watkins Ambulance, Watkins Fire Department, and Watkins Rescue for a motorcycle/car accident with injuries on Kramer Road, Luxemburg Township Stearns County. A Life link helicopter was dispatched to the scene and one individual was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center.

On the 18th at 1:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of illegal dumping at a residence on County State Aid Highway 21, Kingston.

On the 18th at 2:11 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted another agency at a residence on Jupiter Street, Cosmos.

On the 18th at 2:28 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public by advising of options in the area of County State Aid Highway 1, Greenleaf Township.

On the 18th at 4:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint that occurred on US Highway 12, Litchfield. A deputy located the vehicle and advised the driver of the complaint.

On the 18th at 4:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office transferred a 9-1-1 caller to the Wight County Sheriff’s Office regarding a driving complaint southbound on County Road 3.

On the 18th at 4:53 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a business on North Holcombe Avenue, Litchfield. A deputy determined it was a false alarm.

On the 18th at 5:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received information about a possible theft at a residence on MN Highway 4, Acton Township. The deputy was canceled prior to arrival as it was determined that there was not a theft taking place.

On the 18th at 5:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Litchfield Fire Department for a report of a grass fire near a residence on 198th Street, Ellsworth Township. The Litchfield Fire Department was able to put the fire out without incident.

On the 18th at 5:54 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received information about a possible theft from a vehicle parked behind Bud’s Bar, Central Avenue North, City of Watkins.

On the 18th at 7:17 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a business on Parker Avenue, Dassel.

On the 18th at 8:48 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received information about possible suspicious activity in the area of a residence on 205th Street, Greenleaf Township. It was determined to be a false alarm and all was okay.

On the 18th at 9:39 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Eden Valley Rescue Squad, per the request of the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, for a stranded boat motorist on Mud Lake. The boat operator was rescued without incident.

On the 18th at 10:54 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a car/deer accident at the intersection of MN Highway 24 and 293rd Street, Forest City Township. The deputy observed minor front-end damage to the vehicle and the deer ran off prior to arrival.

On the 18th at 11:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Paynesville Rescue Squad and Paynesville Ambulance for a report of a medical at a residence on 542nd Avenue, Union Grove Township. One individual was transported to Paynesville Hospital and a report was filed.

On the 18th at 11:46 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity in the area of Casey’s General Store, Parker Avenue West, City of Dassel. The deputy made contact with the suspects who were advised of the complaint.

Friday, April 17, 2015

On the 17th at 1:11 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Dassel Rescue Squad to a suicide attempt at a residence on 700th Avenue, Dassel Township. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital and a report was made.

On the 17th at 2:14 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Dassel Rescue Squad to a report of a medical at a residence on 3rd Street North, Dassel. One individual was transported to the Hutchinson Hospital.

On the 17th at 6:35 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an injured deer on 615th Avenue, Litchfield Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the deer was put down.

On the 17th at 8:48 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of mailbox damage at a residence on 640th Avenue, Ellsworth Township.

On the 17th at 1:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of harassment at a residence on 720th Avenue, Collinwood Township. A deputy advised the party of their options.

On the 17th at 2:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of burglary at a residence on 323rd Street, Kingston Township.

On the 17th at 2:50 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a request for a welfare check at a residence on 590th Avenue, Cedar Mills Township. Upon arrival of the deputy everything was found to be fine.

On the 17th at 3:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Grove City Fire Department to a grass fire on MN Highway 4, Swede Grove Township. The owner of the property was cited for burning without a permit.

On the 17th at 3:28 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Litchfield Fire Department to a grass fire at a property on 320th Street, Harvey Township.

On the 17th at 3:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Watkins Ambulance to a medical on County Road 147, Stearns County. One individual was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

On the 17th at 4:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the MN State Patrol at Crop Production Services, Dassel.

On the 17th at 4:30 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint northbound on 580th Avenue, Litchfield Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the vehicle was gone.

On the 17th at 4:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of possible suspicious activity near a residence on 555th Avenue, Union Grove Township. The deputy checked the area and found all to be okay.

On the 17th at 5:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint on 608th Avenue, Litchfield Township. The deputy made contact with the driver who was advised of the complaint and issued a warning.

On the 17th at 5:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Dassel Fire Department for a mutual aid grass fire in Wright County.

On the 17th at 5:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint near a residence on US Highway 12, Dassel Township. The deputy located the stray female chocolate Labrador puppy and transported it the Meeker County dog pound.

On the 17th at 10:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed a possible suspicious fire in the area of County State Aid Highway 2 and 385th Street, Forest Prairie Township. Upon further investigation, the deputy located a fire that was accidentally started and the land owner would monitor until fire was fully extinguished.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

On the 16th at 1:44 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the coroner to the report of a dead person at the Lakeview Ranch on 213th Street, Collinwood Township. Upon arrival of the coroner the funeral home was contacted.

On the 16th at 3:12 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Dassel Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence on 742nd Avenue, Kingston Township. No transport was needed.

On the 16th at 10:27 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on North Holcombe Avenue, Litchfield. There was no transport. It was a lift assist only.

On the 16th at 10:55 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Dassel Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on East Curran Street, Darwin. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 16th at 11:00 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted an individual at a residence on 6th Street South, Dassel. The deputy advised the individual of their options.

On the 16th at 1:08 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church, 240th Street, Dassel Township. The deputy transported a younger male black lab to the pound.

On the 16th at 1:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on North Holcombe Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 16th at 3:36 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted an individual at a residence on County State Aid Highway 2, Forest City, until a family member could be located.

On the 16th at 4:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on Meeker Avenue South, Watkins. The owner of the dog took possession of the dog.

On the 16th at 4:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a scam attempt at a residence on 4th Street North, Watkins. There was no monetary loss.

On the 16th at 5:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft at a residence on 3rd Street South, Grove City.

On the 16th at 5:39 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of harassment at a residence on Meeker Avenue South, Watkins.

On the 16th at 6:11 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and took a report of a domestic at a residence on Meeker Avenue North, Watkins.

On the 16th at 7:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on 730th Avenue, Dassel Township.

On the 16th at 7:29 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fire alarm at the Ness Dentist Office on 2nd Street North, Dassel. Upon arrival of the deputy everything was okay and the alarm was reset.

On the 16th at 7:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and took a report of a property damage accident on County State Aid Highway 18, Collinwood Township.

On the 16th at 8:48 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department on East 10th Street, Litchfield.

On the 16th at 8:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a property damage accident with a deer on County State Aid Highway 36, Manannah Township. The deputy was cancelled prior to arrival.

On the 16th at 9:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Litchfield Police Department on North Holcombe Avenue, Litchfield.

On the 16th at 9:58 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Gold Cross Ambulance and the Grove City Rescue Squad to a medical at a residence on 2nd Street South, Grove City. One individual was transported to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 16th at 10:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a dog complaint at a residence on Axel Avenue East, Grove City. Upon arrival of the deputy everything was okay.

On the 16th at 10:51 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office came upon a suspicious vehicle on MN Highway 24, Darwin Township. Upon further investigation the vehicle was unoccupied and not a hazard.

On the 16th at 11:33 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office came upon an abandoned vehicle on US Highway 12, Litchfield Township. The vehicle was not a hazard.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

On the 15th at 1:02 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a buffalo on the roadway near the intersection of County State Aid Highway 1 and County State Aid Highway 28, Greenleaf Township. The buffalo was no longer in the area upon the deputy’s arrival.

On the 15th at 2:58 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a driving complaint on westbound US Highway 12, Dassel Township. The caller was transferred to the MN State Patrol.

On the 15th at 6:58 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on West 4th Street, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 15th at 8:28 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Cosmos Ambulance to a medical at Cosmos Healthcare, North Neptune Street, Cosmos. One individual was transported to the Rice Hospital.

On the 15th at 8:33 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft from the Dassel Elementary School, William Avenue East, Dassel.

On the 15th at 9:28 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at the Gloria Dei Manor, North Holcombe Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 15th at 9:46 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at Rie Coatings Inc., Logeais Street, Eden Valley. One individual was transported to the Paynesville Hospital.

On the 15th at 9:52 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Litchfield Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence in Park Village. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 15th at 10:19 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a welfare check at a residence on 590th Avenue, Cedar Mills Township.

On the 15th at 11:25 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a possible scam attempt at a residence on 748th Avenue, Collinwood Township.

On the 15th at 11:47 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a lost item at a residence on 3rd Street North, Dassel.

On the 15th at 1:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance and Eden Valley Rescue to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on County Road 9 and 165th Street, Eden Valley, Stearns County. One individual was transported to the Paynesville Hospital.

On the 15th at 1:29 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information about cattle on the roadway on 300th Street, Kingston Township. The owner was contacted and he took care of the problem.

On the 15th at 2:24 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Watkins Fire Department to a report of a bale and field on fire at the intersection of 325th Street and 675th Avenue, Forest City Township. There was no damage reported.

On the 15th at 4:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of harassment at a residence on 685th Avenue, Ellsworth Township.

On the 15th at 5:03 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Grove City Fire Department to a grass fire at a residence on 565th Avenue, Acton Township. Upon arrival of the fire department the fire was extinguished.

On the 15th at 5:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of threats at a residence on Cedar Avenue South, Watkins.

On the 15th at 5:28 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at the Affiliated Medical Center East, South Sibley Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to the St Cloud Hospital.

On the 15th at 7:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and took a report of a burglary at an address on 720th Avenue, Collinwood Township.

On the 15th at 9:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a driving complaint on US Highway 12, Harvey Township. The call was transferred to the MN State Patrol.

On the 15th at 9:50 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fireworks complaint on Rolling Oaks Lane, Darwin. Upon arrival of the deputy the fireworks stopped.

On the 15th at 9:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on Maple Lane, Grove City.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

On the 14th at 3:54 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in front of Thirsty’s Tavern, Atlantic Avenue West, Dassel. The deputy found all to be okay upon speaking with the occupants of the vehicle.

On the 14th at 8:58 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on North Swift Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 14th at 9:24 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at a residence on 380th Street, Manannah Township. The deputy transported a female black lab mix to the pound.

On the 14th at 10:01 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a possible scam attempt at a residence on 360th Street, Forest Prairie Township. There was no monetary loss.

On the 14th at 10:46 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Litchfield Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on East 3rd Street, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 14th at 11:27 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at West Ripley Park, County State Aid Highway 1, Litchfield Township. The deputy transported a female mixed breed dog to the pound.

On the 14th at 12:09 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a possible scam attempt at a residence on Lindstrom Avenue West, Grove City. There was no monetary loss.

On the 14th at 1:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a possible vulnerable adult at a residence on Church Street, Watkins.

On the 14th at 2:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Litchfield Fire Department to a report of a tree grove on fire at a residence on County State Aid Highway 16, Harvey Township.

On the 14th at 2:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched Dassel Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on 233rd Street, Darwin Township. There was no transport; it was a lift assist only.

On the 14th at 2:41 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Eden Valley Fire Department for mutual aid for Stearns County at a barn fire on 283rd Avenue, Paynesville Township.

On the 14th at 4:22 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public with some questions. The individual was advised of their options.

On the 14th at 4:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Eden Valley Police Department and Stearns County Sheriff’s Office with a welfare check on an individual near a residence on MN Highway 22, Eden Valley, Stearns County. Eden Valley Rescue was also dispatched to the scene.

On the 14th at 4:55 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Eden Valley Police Department with checking for a suspicious vehicle in a park on Church Street North, Eden Valley. The vehicle was gone upon the deputy’s arrival.

On the 14th at 5:39 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and dispatched the Litchfield Fire Department to a grass fire near a residence on 645th Avenue, Forest City Township. Approximately 30 acres burned and there was no property damage.

On the 14th at 6:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Watkins Ambulance to a medical at a residence on MN Highway 15, North Kingston Township. One individual was transported to the Hutchinson Hospital.

On the 14th at 6:29 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on North Armstrong Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 14th at 6:59 p.m. a Sheriff’s Deputy observed a driving complaint near a residence on 645th Avenue, Forest City Township. Follow up is pending.

On the 14th at 7:10 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the Eden Valley Police Department with suspicious activity at a residence on Hutcheson Avenue East, Eden Valley. A report will be filed. The Eden Valley Rescue Squad was also dispatched but was cancelled prior to going enroute.

On the 14th at 8:17 p.m. a Sheriff’s Deputy came across a stalled vehicle near the intersection of Maple Street and Parker Avenue East, Dassel. The deputy gave the driver a ride to Casey’s to wait for their ride. The vehicle was not a road hazard.

On the 14th at 9:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Litchfield Rescue Squad and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on South Gorman Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported by a private vehicle.

On the 14th at 9:53 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a dog complaint near a residence on 160th Street, Cedar Mills Township. A male Black Lab Mix with a red collar was transported to the Litchfield Dog Pound.

On the 14th at 11:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on 273rd Street, Dassel Township. The deputy found all to be okay upon arrival.

Monday, April 13, 2015

On the 13th at 3:50 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office observed an unoccupied stalled vehicle at the intersection of US Highway 12 and County State Aid Highway 31, Litchfield Township. The deputy checked the secured vehicle and determined it to not be a roadway hazard.

On the 13th at 6:26 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on South Gorman Avenue, Litchfield. One individual was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 13th at 7:35 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office checked on a stalled vehicle on US Highway 12 and 575th Avenue, Harvey Township. The vehicle was not a road hazard.

On the 13th at 9:58 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Dassel Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at a residence on Sellards Avenue, Dassel. No transport was needed.

On the 13th at 10:47 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted Meeker County Social Services at a residence on North Jupiter Street, Cosmos.

On the 13th at 11:46 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a scam attempt at a residence on 226th Street, Litchfield Township.

On the 13th at 12:12 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check at a residence on State Street North, Eden Valley. A report was taken.

On the 13th at 2:48 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of juvenile trouble at the SW/WC Service Coop Alternative School on North Saturn Avenue, Cosmos. No report.

On the 13th at 2:50 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at the Assembly of God Church on MN Highway 22, Litchfield. The deputy checked and everything appeared to be okay.

On the 13th at 3:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance to a medical at the Emmaus Place on North Holcombe Avenue, Litchfield. One individual transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital.

On the 13th at 3:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched Gold Cross Ambulance and Litchfield Rescue to a medical on US Highway 12 and County State Aid Highway 9, Darwin. Watkins Ambulance was also paged for mutual aid but was cancelled a short time later. No transport was needed.

On the 13th at 3:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of suspicious activity at Jay’s Bakery on Atlantic Avenue West, Dassel.

On the 13th at 4:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint northbound on County State Aid Highway 34 near 277th Street, Darwin Township. Upon arrival of the deputy the vehicle had left the area.

On the 13th at 5:07 p.m. while on patrol a deputy came across an unoccupied abandoned vehicle on County State Aid Highway 1 near 208th Street, Greenleaf Township. The vehicle was off the roadway and not a hazard.

On the 13th at 5:59 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of juvenile trouble near a residence on Maple Street, Dassel. The deputy advised the juveniles to not play with matches and advised their parents.

On the 13th at 6:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted Meeker Memorial Hospital with a transport of an individual to a facility in Marshall.

On the 13th at 8:32 p.m. a Sheriff’s Deputy came across a stray dog near the Grove City Fire Hall, Atlantic Avenue West, Grove City. The dog was returned to its owner and the owner was warned on the leash law.

On the 13th at 8:36 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to and took a report of threats made at a residence on County State Aid Highway 27, Kingston.