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Lester Prairie Police Report
Herald Journal, Friday, March 29, 2018

March 6 – Officer investigated a two vehicle crash. The case is under further investigation for charges.

March 6 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a suspect involved in a physical domestic assault incident.

March 6 – Officer discovered an open door at a closed business. The building was checked out and all appeared to be ok. Officer secured the door.

March 7 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle from that city.

March 7 – Officer checked on a stranded motorist with a flat tire.

March 7 – Officer checked on a stranded motorist. The motorist was ok with a tow already on the way.

March 7 – Officer assisted the Wright County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a suicidal male.

March 8 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

March 8 – Officer answered questions from an individual who had child welfare concerns. The individual was advised and provided of the correct or jurisdictional agency to contact on the matter.

March 9 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a call of 3 different 911 hang ups. The matter turned out to be a serious medical matter.

March 9 – Officer was paged out, while off duty, for a medical alert alarm going off at a residence. Upon making contact with the occupant of the residence, it was discovered that the individual no longer has the alarm, due to the alarm going off by itself. She was advised to contact the alarm company and have them deactivate the account.

March 9 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office by checking on a vehicle in the ditch during the winter storm. No injuries were reported in this incident. Help arrived and was able to get the vehicle back on the road and on their way.

March 9 – Officer assisted an individual who became hung up on a snowbank at the end of a driveway. A little push and the motorist was on his way.

March 9 – Officer investigated a reported hit and run crash. A state accident report was required for the incident. The case is under further review for suspects in the matter.

March 10 – Officer was called out, while off duty, to deal with a utility cable hanging low in the lane of traffic, causing a traffic hazard. The cable was eventually removed from the roadway.

March 11 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

March 11 – Officer investigated a 911 hang up from a business. All checked out to be ok. A misdial had occurred.

March 11 – Officer checked on a motorist parked in the middle of an intersection. The driver said the vehicle stalled and wouldn’t restart. She tried again while the Officer was present and the car started. She was able to continue on her way.

March 12 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

March 12 – Officer assisted the Hutchinson Police Department in an attempt to locate a runaway juvenile.

March 12 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a suicidal male.

March 13 – Officer investigated a property dispute. The matter was a civil issue and the involved individuals were advised to seek the assistance of the courts to resolve their issues.

March 13 – Officer was called to the school to investigate a disturbance, and conduct a welfare check on a student.

March 14 – Officer discovered an open door at a closed business. The area was checked and the door was secured.

March 15 – Officer assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on a call of suspicious odor in a residence. The matter was a backed up sewer system.

March 16 – Officer investigated a noise complaint. The tenants in the residence refused to answer the door. The case is under further investigation for charges.

March 16 – Officer responded and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on a medical alert alarm. All checked out to be ok. The system was being tested to see if it worked.

March 16 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office in the execution of an arrest warrant.

March 16 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on the execution of an arrest warrant.

March 17 – Officer assisted the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a suspect wanted in a Felony Domestic Assault incident.

March 17 – Officer investigated a theft complaint. The matter is under further investigation.

March 17 – Officer investigated a noise complaint. The matter is under further investigation for charges.

March 17 – Officer was called out for a parking complaint.

March 18 – Officer was called out for a two vehicle crash or damage to property crash. A State Accident Report was completed.

March 18 – Officer responded to a medical and assisted the Lester Prairie Fire and Rescue Team on the call.

March 18 – Officer took a complaint of harassing phone calls. The reporting individual was informed the matter is a scam and not to answer the calls or give out personal information to the caller.

March 18 – Officer responded to a 911 Hang up call. All was ok. It was determined that a toddler was playing with the phone.

March 18 – Officer assisted the Winsted Police Department on a suicidal female complaint. The Officer was cancelled while in route to the call.

March 19 – Officer assisted the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a vulnerable female.

March 19 – Officer investigated a 911 hang up call. All was ok. It was discovered a child was playing with the phone.

During the past two weeks there were 60 public assists, and 51 additional agency assists in the dty.

Traffic Enforcement Report: during the past two weeks there were 7 Verbal Warnings for various traffic related violations and 3 Citations issued for speed and expired registration. Also, there were 7 Parking Citations issued for the “No Parking” 2 – 6 A.M. City Ordinance.