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Meeker County Sheriff's Report
Herald Journal, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

On the 26th at 12:04 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a business on Parker Avenue West, Dassel. The deputy found all to be okay and it was an employee error.

On the 26th at 6:07 a.m. a Meeker County deputy checked on a stalled vehicle on US Highway 12, Dassel Township. The driver had help on the way.

On the 26th at 7:45 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a property on William Avenue East, Dassel. The deputies found it to be a false alarm.

On the 26th at 8:47 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on 295th Street, Swede Grove Township.

On the 26th at 12:53 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence on 3rd Street North, Dassel. The deputy spoke the individual and found nothing suspicious.

On the 26th at 2:05 p.m. a Meeker County deputy checked on a stopped vehicle on MN Highway 15, Dassel. Everything was fine.

On the 26th at 3:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a person in the roadway on 362nd Street, Forest Prairie Township. The deputy spoke with the parents and the child.

On the 26th at 4:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of cows on County State Aid Highway 15, Collinwood Township. The cows were not a hazard when the deputy arrived and a message was left for the owner.

On the 26th at 5:20 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint on MN Highway 15, Collinwood Township. The deputy transported a female German Shepard to the dog pound.

On the 26th at 5:53 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office came across a stalled vehicle along US Highway 12 near 650th Avenue, Darwin Township. The vehicle was unoccupied and not a safety concern.

On the 26th at 6:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at an address on 243rd Street, Acton Township. The owner was located and issued a dogs at large citation.

On the 26th at 6:54 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to debris on the roadway complaint on County State Aid Highway 34 just north of MN Highway 24, Darwin Township. The deputy located the party responsible and advised of the complaint.

On the 26th at 9:11 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at an address on 615th Avenue, Harvey Township. The deputy advised of options.

On the 26th at 10:38 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the public at an address on Astro Blvd East, Cosmos. Deputy found all to be okay.

On the 26th at 11:30 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the public at an address on Parker Avenue West, Dassel. Deputy assisted with lighting and changing flat tire.

On the 27th at 2:11 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity at an address on US Highway 12, Harvey Township. The deputies found everything to be okay.

On the 27th at 6:09 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a property damage accident on County State Aid Highway 28, Greenleaf Township.

On the 27th at 8:36 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office issued a warning for an ordinance violation at a residence on 5th Street North, Dassel.

On the 27th at 8:42 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint on US Highway 12, Dassel Township. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the dog.

On the 27th at 9:51 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a theft at a business on Service Road North, Watkins.

On the 27th at 10:51 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of stolen vehicles from a residence on 565th Avenue, Cedar Mills Township.

On the 27th at 10:55 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious individual on 725th Avenue, Dassel Township. A deputy checked on the party and found nothing out of the ordinary.

On the 27th at 10:59 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office dispatched an injured deer on 235th Street, Litchfield Township.

On the 27th at 1:48 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a theft at a residence on North Milky Way Street, Cosmos.

On the 27th at 2:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint southbound on MN Highway 15, Dassel Township. Deputies searched the area and were unable to locate the vehicle.

On the 27th at 3:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at a residence on 602nd Avenue, Manannah Township.

On the 27th at 3:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint eastbound on US Highway 12, Swede Grove Township. A deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

On the 27th at 9:45 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of cows on County State Aid Highway 14 near 205th Street, Ellsworth Township. The deputy checked the area and was unable to locate the cause for concern.

On the 27th at 10:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a car/deer accident on County State Aid Highway 34 near 385th Street, Forest Prairie Township.

On the 27th at 11:23 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a barking dog complaint at an address on 2nd Street South, Grove City. The deputy sat in the area and all was quiet.

On the 28th at 1:33 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the Stearns County Sheriff with attempting to locate a vehicle that was involved in an accident near the intersection of MN Highway 15 and 353rd Street. The deputies located the scene of the accident but the vehicle had been removed from the ditch.

On the 28th at 8:39 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of criminal damage to property at an address on US Highway 12, Litchfield Township.

On the 28th at 10:35 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft from Lake Manuella, Ellsworth Township.

On the 28th at 1:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took in a found item that was located at an address on US Highway 12, Litchfield Township.

On the 28th at 2:27 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at an address on 343rd Street, Union Grove Township.

On the 28th at 3:47 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a civil issue at an address on Parker Avenue West, Dassel.

On the 28th at 5:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with unlocking a vehicle at an address on Guy Street, Dassel.

On the 28th at 5:19 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office located a stray dog on County State Aid Highway 4, Collinwood Township. The deputy transported the dog to the pound.

On the 28th at 8:22 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted a motorist on MN Highway 24, Forest City Township.

On the 28th at 9:12 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a civil matter at a residence on County State Aid Highway 34, Forest Prairie Township.

On the 29th at 12:18 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a barking dog complaint at a residence on 2nd Street South, Grove City. No dogs were found to be barking upon arrival.

On the 29th at 12:23 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted a motorist on US Highway 12, Litchfield Township.

On the 29th at 2:55 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of an assault that occurred at a residence on 580th Avenue, Harvey Township.

On the 29th at 7:31 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a civil issue at an address on County State Aid Highway 34, Forest Prairie Township.

On the 29th at 9:07 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check at an address on 580th Avenue, Harvey Township. The deputy found everything to be okay at the residence.

On the 29th at 10:37 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check in a vehicle on County State Aid Highway 28, Danielson Township. The deputy found everything was okay with the individuals.

On the 29th at 3:29 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog complaint at an address on 183rd Street, Collinwood Township. The deputy transported the dog to the pound.

On the 29th at 3:41 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of debris on US Highway 12, Harvey Township. The deputy removed the items from the roadway.

On the 29th at 4:32 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an unwanted individual at a residence on Douglas Drive, Eden Valley. The deputy mediated the situation.

On the 29th at 6:08 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office placed a female Coon Hound type dog with no collar into the Litchfield Dog Pound. The dog was found by a citizen near the intersection of County State Aid Highway 27 and 710th Avenue, Kingston Township.

On the 29th at 6:11 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious vehicle near a residence on County State Aid Highway 9, Ellsworth Township. Deputies will watch the area.

On the 29th at 6:50 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a one-vehicle personal injury accident on 340th Street, Union Grove Township. One individual was privately transported to the hospital.

On the 29th at 7:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of suspicious activity on MN Highway 7, Cosmos Township. The individuals were no longer in the area.

On the 29th at 8:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a request to check the welfare of an individual at a residence on 710th Avenue, Kingston Township. All was found to be okay.

On the 30th at 3:13 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of juvenile mischief on County State Aid Highway 11, Litchfield Township. The deputy found that the individuals causing the concern were no longer in the area.

On the 30th at 4:01 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a lost wallet at an address on US Highway 12, Litchfield Township.

On the 30th at 4:05 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint on US Highway 12, Darwin. The deputy did not locate the vehicle causing the concern.

On the 30th at 6:26 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted in unlocking a vehicle at a residence on 3rd Street North, Dassel.

On the 30th at 6:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at a business on 293rd Street, Forest City Township. All was found to be secure.

On the 30th at 7:02 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint on Meeker Avenue North, Watkins. James Michael Lovell, age 25, of Litchfield, was arrested for 3rd Degree Driving under the Influence.

On the 30th, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle near a residence on 5th Street South, Dassel. The individual advised they were playing Pokémon. The deputy advised them to find a new place to play.

On the 30th at 9:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office advised an individual of their options on a custody matter at a residence on 545th Avenue, Acton Township.

On the 30th at 9:31 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious individual near a residence on 608th Avenue, Litchfield Township. The deputy searched the area and was unable to locate anybody.

On the 30th at 10:17 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public with questions in regards to a matter at a residence on 580th Avenue, Harvey Township.

On the 30th at 10:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office arrested Amaro Martinez, age 34, of Cokato, on a Freestone County, Texas warrant, while at a residence on 580th Avenue, Harvey Township.

On the 30th at 11:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an unwanted individual at a residence on East Curran Street, Darwin. The individual had left prior to the deputy’s arrival.

On the 1st at 3:29 a.m. a Sheriff’s Deputy came across an abandoned boat and trailer on County State Aid Highway 34, Forest City Township. The trailer had lost a wheel and was not a road hazard.

On the 1st at 7:04 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal complaint on Curran Street, Darwin. The deputy did not locate the animal causing the concern.

On the 1st at 11:42 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office took information on a suspicious activity at an address on MN Highway 15, North Kingston Township.

On the 1st at 12:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft from an address on North Casey Street, Darwin.

On the 1st at 4:28 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a dog complaint on MN Highway 55, Forest Prairie Township.

On the 1st at 4:47 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of an unwanted individual at an address on 710th Avenue, Kingston Township. The individual left the area before the officer arrived.

On the 1st at 4:57 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a dog complaint at an address on 243rd Street, Acton Township. The deputy spoke with the dog owner and discussed options.

On the 1st at 5:35 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft from an address on County State Aid Highway 34, Forest Prairie Township.

On the 1st at 5:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of an assault at a residence on 710th Avenue, Kingston Township.

On the 1st at 6:07 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of an abandoned vehicle at a residence on County State Aid Highway 26, Cedar Mills Township. The individual was advised of their options.

On the 1st at 9:09 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a driving complaint near the intersection of County State Aid Highway 14 and US Highway 12, Darwin. The vehicle was no longer in the area upon the deputy’s arrival.

On the 1st at 9:18 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a scam at a residence on 395th Street, Union Grove Township.

On the 1st at 10:37 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a property damage accident on Luella Street, Watkins.

On the 2nd at 5:34 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted a motorist on US Highway 12, Acton Township.

On the 2nd at 8:04 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a civil complaint at an address on County State Aid Highway 34, Forest Prairie Township. The deputy advised of options.

On the 2nd at 8:23 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted with traffic control for a vehicle with a flat tire on MN Highway 24 near 660th Avenue, Forest City Township.

On the 2nd at 9:23 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a civil issue at an address on 627th Avenue, Forest Prairie Township. The deputy advised of options.

On the 2nd at 11:43 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of harassment at an address on 300th Street, Harvey Township. The deputy advised of options.

On the 2nd at 12:05 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to check the welfare of an individual at an address in the Watkins Trailer Park. The deputy found everything to be okay.

On the 2nd at 12:34 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the public at an address on County State Aid Highway 26, Cedar Mills Township. The deputy advised of options.

On the 2nd at 3:42 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at an address on County State Aid Highway 4, Dassel Township. The deputy found everything to be okay.

On the 2nd at 3:48 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted the public at an address on South Mercury Street, Cosmos. The deputy advised of options.

On the 2nd at 3:52 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of debris in the roadway on US Highway 12 near County State Aid Highway 9, Darwin Township. The deputy located the vehicle losing its load and assisted with clearing the roadway.

On the 2nd at 10:46 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office took a report of suspicious activity at an address on MN Highway 15, Dassel. The owner was notified of the situation.

On the 2nd at 11:12 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office assisted a motorist at an address on 713th Avenue, Dassel Township.