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Winsted Police Report
Herald Journal, Feb. 2, 2015

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Jan. 14 - Took a theft report in the area of 6th Street North.

Jan. 14 - In the area of 6th Street South a 1998 Ford driven by Michael Fiecke, age 31 of Howard Lake, collided with a 2006 Chrysler driven by Margaret Kieser, age 77 of Winsted. There was moderate damage to both vehicles and there were no injuries.

Jan. 14 - Assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office with a police matter.

Jan. 15 - Assisted the Winsted Ambulance with a medical in the area of Baker Avenue East. The patient was transported to an area hospital by ambulance.

Jan. 15 - Assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office with a police matter.

Jan. 15 - Responded to a burglary alarm in the area of 6th Street South. It was found to be a false alarm and everything checked out okay.

Jan. 16 - Arrested Toree Pool, age 21 of Rockford, on a Carver County warrant.

Jan. 16 - Responded to a driving complaint in the area of Babcock Avenue.

Jan. 16 - Responded to a 911 Hang-Up call in the area of Main Avenue West.

Jan. 17 - Investigated suspicious activity in the area of Main Avenue West.

Jan. 17 - Responded to a domestic disturbance call in the area of 6th Street North. The parties were separated and the situation was mediated.

Jan. 17 - Assisted the Winsted Ambulance with a medical call in the area of 4th Street North.

Jan. 17 - Assisted the Winsted Ambulance with a medical call in the area of 4th Street North. The patient was transported to an area hospital by ambulance.

Jan. 17 - Assisted the Winsted Ambulance with a medical call in the area of 1st Street South. The patient was transported to an area hospital by ambulance.

Jan. 18 - Responded to a 911 Hang-Up call in the area of 1st Street South. It was found to be a misdial and everything checked out okay.

Jan. 18 - Investigated a drug complaint in the area of 6th Street North.

Jan. 18 - Found property in the area of 6th Street North. This item was returned to its owner on this same date.

Jan. 19 - Assisted the Winsted Fire Department with a fire call.

Jan. 19 - Investigated suspicious activity in the area of McLeod Avenue West.

Jan. 20 - Responded to a welfare check in the area of Pike Court.

Jan. 20 - Investigated a dog complaint in the area of Westgate Circle.

Jan. 20 - Responded to a suspicious activity call in the area of 4th Street North. The parties involved were advised.

Jan. 21 - Responded to a 911 Hang-Up call in the area of 1st Street South.

Crime Prevention Tip of the Week:

Tax Season Do’s and Don’ts

When using the United States Mail to send in your returns, always drop them in a secured mail box/drop or at the Post Office. You have personal information on these forms that someone could use to claim your identity such as:

• Social Security Numbers

• Routing numbers for your bank accounts

• Income information that someone could use to open credit accounts without your knowledge(ID theft)

• Home Address

When using the Internet:

• Use all precautions you normally use for opening charge accounts with online businesses

• Turn off our computers when not in use

• When surfing the internet, hackers can get into your computer and gather personal information

• Check on fire walls and home computer security measures for your personal computer

• There is software that encrypts or scrambles the purchase information you send over the internet

Weekly Traffic Report:

There were six verbal warnings issued for various traffic offenses. There was one citation issued for Driving after Suspension; one citation was issued for No Current Proof of Insurance, and one citation was issued for No Parking.