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Burglary in Deer Creek reported Aug. 27

The theft of close to $100 in quarters was reported to the sheriff office from a resident of Deer Creek on Aug. 27. Entry was made through a window and the money was taken from a glass jar. Deputies have conducted several interviews. Meds stolen ...

The theft of close to $100 in quarters was reported to the sheriff office from a resident of Deer Creek on Aug. 27.

Entry was made through a window and the money was taken from a glass jar. Deputies have conducted several interviews.

Meds stolen near Bluffton

A restaurant east of Bluffton reported that medication was stolen from a customer's unlocked vehicle in the restaurant parking lot on Aug. 27.

A person who steals prescription medication can be charged with being in possession of a controlled substance. That's because certain chemicals used to make drugs are classified into distinct categories.

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Ice Castle fish house purchase delay noted

A person from east of Erhard reported to sheriff deputies that a Ice Castle fish house was never delivered, after a down payment of $10,000.

Deputies as of Aug. 29 were working with the buyer and seller to reach an agreement regarding delivery of the unit.

Drug, DWI arrests near Fergus Falls

Sheriff deputies, shortly after midnight and close to 12:30 a.m. on August 30 south of Fergus Falls, arrested four individuals on drug and DWI incidents. Three of the individuals were acting suspiciously and later were arrested at the Big Chief truck stop and convenience store. A fourth individual was arrested nearby, an hour later. Two were from Fergus Falls, one from rural Richville and the fourth from St. Cloud.

Scam averted near Pelican Rapids

A resident of Pelican Rapids told sheriff deputies on August 30 that after the resident's internet was hooked up, a call came from a scammer. Obviously the resident logged onto something he or she should not have done. The scammer ordered the resident to go to Walmart and purchase $300 in Google play cards and provide the numbers on the back to the scammer. Were this not done, the scammer threatened that the computer would be shut down. Instead, the resident called the county sheriff office. After using control, alt delete the resident's computer was reportedly back to normal.

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