New York Mills Police Report, July 24-30
1:33 a.m. Took a report of a possible prowler outside of a local residence. Upon searching the area, officers found no sign of a prowler.
11:23 p.m. A cellular phone was turned in to the police department. The owner was notified and claimed the phone.
12:23 p.m. Assisted a motorist who had locked their keys in their car.
2:03 p.m. Assisted EMS with a medical call in the county.
2:30 p.m. Cited a motorist for speeding.
2:48 p.m. Responded to a medical call with EMS. As a result, officers transported a person to detox.
3:55 p.m. Warned a motorist for inattentive driving and crossing the center line. The driver had dropped their dentures and was trying to retrieve them without pulling over.
5:59 p.m. Warned a motorist for speeding.
6:45 p.m. Assisted with a civil matter involving work done on a watercraft.
11:55 a.m. Assisted a resident who was having electrical problems in their house. A professional electrician was contacted to resolve the problem.
2:31 p.m. Removed a car-killed rabbit from the road.
5:35 p.m. Warned a motorist for failing to stop at a stop sign.
11:25 p.m. Took a report of two people going through storage lockers at a local apartment complex. The people were identified and were just getting things from their own locker.
12:28 a.m. Took a report of a person bit by a bat. The person was treated and released from the hospital.
3:07 a.m. Assisted the Perham Police Department with a medical escort.
7:06 a.m. Took a report of a suspicious vehicle parked inside the fence at Smith Park. The people were identified as baseball players waiting to use the baseball diamond.
2:32 p.m. Took a report from a local business of a check that had been written to them on a closed account. A felony theft-by-check complaint is pending with the Otter Tail County Attorney.
2:57 p.m. Took a report of some prescription medication missing from an apartment.
11:50 p.m. Took a report of a person being harassed via text messaging.
7:39 a.m. Took a report of a possible intoxicated driver. The vehicle was located and the driver was sober. A passenger in the vehicle appeared to be intoxicated.
11:06 a.m. Took a report of a damaged curb. Notified public works.
11:35 a.m. Took a barking dog complaint. The owner was warned.
11:58 a.m. Took a report of a vehicle colliding with a parked vehicle. The driver of the subject vehicle denied the collision, but was issued a citation for improper parking and parking in a yellow zone.
3:14 p.m. Received a request for a welfare check on resident of the county. The Sheriff's office was notified and a deputy checked on the person, who was found to be OK.
7:32 p.m. Assisted a camper in setting up in Smith Park.
8:02 p.m. Notified railroad of stop arms stuck in down position at Main Avenue crossing. The railroad promptly fixed the problem.
4:17 p.m. Assisted the Sheriff's Office with a child custody matter.
4:52 p.m. Took a report of a vehicle passing in an unsafe location and nearly causing a collision. The vehicle was located and the driver was warned.
6:04 a.m. Took a report of a man wandering around town in pajamas who appeared to be disoriented. The man was located and was OK. He had accidently locked himself out of his house.
10:32 p.m. Conducted a welfare check on a couple that was thought to be arguing. Upon officer arrival, all was found to be OK.