Crime and fire report: Multiple propane tanks stolen from Dalton Corner Store; possible church scam reported

Three, 30-pound tanks and five, 20-pound tanks were stolen with a value of about $567. There was also approximately $2,500 in damage to the storage cage, according to the incident report.

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Tuesday, Jan. 31

1:35 p.m., near New York Mills, a scam was reported. The caller gave the scammer their bank account information before realizing the situation. The caller will alert their bank and have their computer checked by a professional before using it again.

7:58 p.m., near Otter Tail County, a caller reported an ongoing disagreement with a neighbor over piling snow on a shared easement. The officers requested the neighbor not to block the shared access. There have been disagreements between the neighbors over snow removal in the past.

Wednesday, Feb. 1

2:47 a.m., at Big Chief Cafe, trespass notice served.

9:01 a.m., near 442nd Street, Otter Tail County, a fire number and mailbox were damaged.

1:19 p.m., near County Road 35 and Veitenheimer Road, Otter Tail County, a caller reported three black cows on the roadway.


1:34 p.m., at Big Chief Cafe, past action shoplifting.

4:17 p.m., near Henning, domestic assault. One person was arrested.

4:25 p.m., near Underwood, a caller reported a check was stolen from a vehicle and cashed. The case is under investigation.

5:07 p.m., near Otter Tail County, domestic incident involving a juvenile. The parties are separating for the night.

Thursday, Feb. 2

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Authorities are calling the murder of a 25-year-old Isle man a possible revenge killing related to a fentanyl overdose in January
The Charger hit the deflation devices but continued westbound, then hit another tire deflation device at the Highway 10 overpass at Roosevelt Avenue, but still continued westbound.
Nevan Edward Berglin, 20, allegedly shot the student in the ear with the Orbeez gun.

2:17 p.m., near 504th Street and west Wymer Lake Road, single-vehicle crash. The driver was arrested for suspicion of DWI.

2:34 p.m., near Main Street, Dent, single-vehicle rollover. The driver was arrested for DWI test refusal, obstructing a legal process, driving after revocation and no proof of insurance.

2:54 p.m., near Otter Tail County, scam involving a church. A caller said they received a letter from the church secretary, which was signed by the pastor, that requested $2,100 for a youth activity. The church was contacted and said they did not send the letter. Other church members will be advised. No money exchanged.

6:08 p.m., near Otter Tail County, a vehicle was reported off-the-roadway. Another vehicle was also involved in the crash and deputies believed it may have been road rage related. They located the other driver at a residence a short time later, who appeared to be impaired. The driver said the drinking was the result of post-driving consumption. Unable to prove otherwise.


10:24 p.m., near Otter Tail County, a caller reported their roommate was consuming alcohol underage and smoking marijuana.

11:00 p.m., near County Road 14 and Alice Drive, about 20 black and white cows were reported on the roadway.

Friday, Feb. 3

1:36 a.m., near Barnesville, assisted Barnesville police with a suspected DWI. A man was arrested under suspicion of DWI.

4:43 a.m., at Dalton Corner Store, Dalton, a caller reported the theft of multiple propane tanks and damage to their storage cage. Three 30-pound tanks and five 20-pound tanks were stolen with a value of about $567. There was also approximately $2,500 in damage to the storage cage. A suspect is being sought and the case remains under investigation.

9:14 a.m., at Pelican Rapids High School, a K-9 unit sweep of the property was requested and completed.

2:28 p.m., near Otter Tail County, a 38-year-old man suffered a seizure while on the lake ice. They were transported to Perham Hospital for treatment.

3:14 p.m., near Ottertail, a previous tenant left marijuana paraphernalia at a rental property.

8:05 p.m., near Delagoon Park Drive and Pebble Lake Road, Fergus Falls, a woman was arrested for 4th-degree DWI.


8:32 p.m., near north Clitherall Lake Road, Otter Tail County, a woman was arrested for 3rd-degree DWI.

10:57 p.m., near Ottertail, a caller reported concerns about a loose dog and was worried it would freeze to death. A small, female, white and tan dog, possibly a terrier, with a red dog sweater and no tags was taken to Lakeland Veterinary Clinic.

Saturday, Feb. 4

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Updated 5:45 p.m.: The governor has visited the scene of the derailment, and residents are back home. Donations for short- and long-term needs are being coordinated.
Perham is sending three young women to compete for the title of Miss Minnesota: Morgyn Haugen, Miss Perham; Topanga Brown, Miss Heart of the Lakes; and Grace Henderson, Miss Lady Slipper.
"The Prom," a musical currently being performed at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre and starring Perham's Sam Stoll in the chorus, is an enthusiastic, emotional rollercoaster.

7:53 a.m., near Clitherall, multiple mailboxes damaged by a vehicle that left the scene.

8:06 a.m., near Echo Drive and County Road 32, Otter Tail County, single-vehicle rollover with minor injuries. The driver complained of neck pain, denied medical transport, and will go to Perham Hospital via a family member.

1:00 p.m., near 230th Avenue and Lida Drive, single-vehicle rollover. No injuries reported.

2:53 p.m., near Fergus Avenue, Erhard, gas pump drive-off reported.

5:12 p.m., near Otter Tail County, possible scam reported. A caller said that LifeLock alerted them that a loan was attempted to be opened in their name. The incident is under investigation.

5:44 p.m., near Otter Tail County, a neighbor found a woman deceased in her bed. The cause of death is under investigation.


5:57 p.m., near Otter Tail County, a caller reported $752.42 in unauthorized charges on their credit card.

Sunday, Feb. 5

9:29 a.m., near Underwood, a caller reported a black and white husky was in their yard and they were unable to get the dog to leave.

10:28 a.m., near Otter Tail County, farm injury. A caller reported a man was hit by a 1,000-pound hay bale causing injuries to his hip and back. The man was transported to a nearby medical clinic for treatment.

2:58 p.m., near Bluffton, a caller reported two stray huskies were in their garage and chasing their cats. The dog owners were warned of the consequences if their dogs continue to run at large in the town.

5:17 p.m., near Otter Tail County, domestic incident reported. A 7-year-old boy returned from a weekend with his father and said that he witnessed his father assault his girlfriend. Deputies interviewed the couple who said nothing physical occurred.

Monday, Feb. 6

5:36 a.m., near Highway 210 and Highway 29, a vehicle struck a deer. No injuries.

7:50 p.m., near County Road 35, Otter Tail County, a vehicle struck a deer. No injuries.

11:06 a.m., near Frazee Avenue, Vergas, a train is blocking the roadway due to mechanical issues.


12:14 p.m., near Stalker Lake Road, a caller reported a stray yellow lab was seen in the area.

10:36 p.m., near County Road 72 and Highway 78, a woman was stopped for excessive speed. She was traveling at 80 mph in a 60 mph zone. Officers observed an open alcohol container in the possession of someone under the age of 21 in the vehicle. They were cited.

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