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New York Mills police report
Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

June 2

-Took a complaint of a parked vehicle blocking traffic. The vehicle was gone on arrival.

-Took a complaint of an adult playing on the playground equipment at Smith Park. A local resident was counseled.

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-Assisted a local resident with a civil matter that involved the ownership of a vehicle.

-Cited a motorist for driving without wearing a seatbelt. The motorist was also warned for failing to stop at a stop sign.

-A child riding a bicycle entered the traffic lane and collided with the passenger side of a NY Mills police car in a residential area. The youth sustained minor injuries. The police car sustained damage to the passenger side.

June 3

-Warned a motorist for speed.

-Warned a motorist for an equipment violation.

June 4

-Warned a motorist for an equipment violation.

-Warned a motorist for an equipment violation.

-Warned a motorist for an equipment violation.

-Located a person that had been reported missing.

-Assisted a local resident with a civil matter.

June 5

-Took a report of a suspicious group of people possibly in possession of a firearm. The "firearm" was a bottle of water.

-Assisted a local resident with a civil matter involving a cellular phone.

-Assisted a local business that had forgotten to turn off their sprinklers.

June 6

-Assisted a local resident in registering their golf cart for use in NY Mills.

-Took a report of a dog without water or shelter. The owner resolved the matter.

-Assisted a local resident with a civil matter.

June 8

-Assisted two motorists who had locked their keys in their cars.

-Found a door open on a bus belonging to a local organization. The organization was notified and the vehicle was secured.

June 9

-Assisted a resident who thought she might have a transmitter implanted in her tooth.

-Provided event coverage for the Ronald McDonald House Ride activities.

June 10

-Warned a motorist for inattentive driving.

-Warned a motorist for speed.

-Assisted a resident with a civil matter.

-Took a report about a subject possibly making threats toward a local business. The caller was identified and contacted. The caller had been upset about some fees, but did not intend to threaten anyone.

-Removed a sandwich sign from the middle of an intersection downtown.

June 11

-Assisted a motorist who had locked their keys in their car.

-Assisted a motorist who had broken down on Highway 10.

-Took a report of a stolen purse from a local business.

-Provided a number of individuals with rides home following a charitable event.

June 12

-Assisted a motorist who had locked their keys in their car.

-Cited a motorist for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia in a motor vehicle.

-Took a report of an assault that occurred at Smith Park.

June 13

-Conducted a funeral escort.

-Took a report of a stop sign that was obstructed by foliage. The city street department resolved the matter.

June 14

-Cited two minors for consumption of alcohol under 21.

-Assisted with a civil matter that involved child custody issues.

-Took a report of an injured deer on Highway 10. Officers were unable to locate the deer.

June 15

- Escorted the high school baseball Team out of town as they left for state tournament.

-Received a report of a suicidal person at a local residence. The subject was transported for medical evaluation.

-Took a report of some individuals playing "chicken" with the train. The subjects were located and said they had just used poor judgment when crossing the tracks just prior to a train passing.

-Warned a motorist for driving without headlights on at night.

June 16

-Warned a motorist for leaving her children unattended in a vehicle outside a local business.

-Warned a motorist for speed.

June 17

-Assisted a pedestrian on Highway 10 by providing a ride to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.

-Cited a motorist for speed.

June 18

-Took a report of a barking dog.

-Warned a motorist for inattentive driving.

June 19

-Took a report of a loud music at a local multi-unit dwelling. The noise appeared to be coming from a television that was not loud, but the bass carried to other apartments.

-Took a report of barking dogs. The dogs were quiet upon officer arrival.

June 20

-Took a report of a scam in which someone claiming to be the complainant's grandson called for bail money to be sent overseas.

-Took a report of a trailer parked on the wrong side of the road with a skid steer loader on it. The trailer was moved by the owner.

-Warned a motorist for failing to display current registration.

-Assisted with a civil matter that involved child custody issues.

-Assisted a local resident who had accidently dropped some medical equipment down a storm drain. The medical equipment was recovered.

June 21

-Assisted a local business identify the owner of a vehicle thought to be abandoned in their parking lot.

-Took a report of a hit and run in the parking lot of a local business. The driver and the subject vehicle were located. There was no visible damage to either vehicle. The absenting driver was warned.

-Took a report of a possible scam involving a sweepstakes in which the complainant was told they had won a large amount of money and a vehicle. The sweepstakes was determined to be a deceptive business.

-Cited a motorist for travelling the wrong way on Highway 10.

June 22

-Assisted social services with an intoxicated person.

-Received a report of a homeless person causing a disturbance at a local business. No disturbance was found. Upon further inquiry, it was learned that the subject of the complaint had been simply stranded in NY Mills briefly, but had caused no disturbance as initially reported.

-Conducted a funeral escort.

-Took a report of an accident. There were no injuries reported and the damage to the vehicle was minimal. The parties involved exchanged information.

-Conducted a funeral escort.

-Warned a motorist for an equipment violation.

June 23

-Took a report of a local resident being harassed by another through text messaging.

-Took a report of a package that had been stolen from a residence after being delivered by a courier.

-Warned a motorist for speed.

-Took a stray dog to Lakeland Vet in Perham. The dog's owner later reported the dog as missing. The owner and pet were reunited.

-Assisted a local business owner with a civil matter.

June 24

-Took a report of a local resident driving without a valid license. Upon investigation it was learned that the subject had a valid license.

June 25

-Took a report of an intoxicated individual causing a disturbance in the neighborhood. The subject was located and agreed to go back inside his residence and go to bed.

-Investigated a 911 hang-up call. The call was determined to be accidental.

-Assisted a local business with traffic control for a bike run.

-Warned a local resident that was leeching WiFi Internet access from a local business.

June 26

-Warned a motorist for speed.

-Cited a motorist for speed.

-Warned a motorist for speed.

-Cited a motorist for speed.

-Took a stray dog to Lakeland Vet that had been captured by a local resident.

June 27

-Issued several Dairy Queen ice cream tickets to children wearing helmets while biking.

-Assisted a motorist who had locked their keys in their car.

-Assisted social services with a child protection matter.

-Warned a motorist with an improperly restrained child passenger.

June 28

-Cited a motorist for speed.

-Assisted a motorist who had locked their keys in their car.

June 29

-Took a report of a golf cart parked in a handicapped-parking stall. The cart owner/operator had a disability certificate, but had not displayed it.

-Removed some building supplies from a traffic lane on Highway 10 that had apparently fallen from a passing vehicle.

-Took a traffic complaint of a vehicle entering New York Mills that was "all over the road." The subject vehicle was located. The driver was warned for inattentive driving.

-Took a report of a road construction foreman that was bitten by a loose dog. The foreman was not injured, but some clothing was torn.

-Took a report of a dog tied close to a gas meter that made it difficult for city meter-readers to access the meter safely.

-Took multiple calls regarding a broken train-crossing arm. BNSF was contacted and repaired the crossing arm promptly.

June 30

-Assisted a local resident who had trouble silencing a smoke alarm. There was no fire.

-Took reports of two bikes stolen from the bike rack outside of the school. The bikes were later recovered.

-Assisted a local resident who had received a fraudulent check as a result of a Craigslist posting. The complainant sustained no loss.

-Warned a motorist for inattentive driving.

-Warned a motorist that all their brake lights were out.

-Warned a motorist for parking in a passenger-loading zone.

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