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Perham police report


The Perham Police Department responded to 37 calls from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5.

Nov. 29

Police received a report of a fire at a business outside of Perham; fire was out by the time officer arrived.


Police responded to a two vehicle collision at 4th Street NW and 2nd Avenue NW.

A dog was struck by a vehicle and killed at the 2nd Avenue and Main Street intersection.

Police received a complaint of snowmobiles driving in a yard.

Nov. 30

A vehicle spun out and hit a guard rail on Highway 10 at the County Highway 34 overpass.

A reporting party was receiving unwanted texts and phone messages.

Dec. 1

Police took a report of a handicap permit being misused.

Party reported their property was used without permission.

The stoplights at 3rd Avenue SE and Coney Street were malfunctioning.

Police received a report of possible credit card fraud.

Police responded to an audible alarm at a local business.

Police received a report of a barking dog on the south side of Perham.

Dec. 2

A purse turned in to the police department was returned to the owner.

Reporting party said they were being harassed.

Meals on Wheels requested a welfare check; everything was fine.

Police responded to a report of a non-operational vehicle parked at a local business.

Reporting party said was having problems with adult son.

Police responded to an audible alarm at a business outside of Perham.

Dec. 3

Reporting party told police wife's purse was missing.

Party returned stolen property.

Local resident reported theft.

Citation issued for careless driving.

Dec. 4

Police responded to a report of an individual bothering people at a local church; the person was asked to leave.

Report of a vehicle parked in front of a local resident's driveway; vehicle was moved.

Dec. 5

Police received a report of a verbal disturbance behind a local business.

Police responded to a loud music complaint in an apartment building in Perham; unfounded.