Sheriff's news: 2 injured in UTV rollover; break-in reported near Perham


Two people were injured in a utility terrain vehicle accident at 6:41 p.m. on Nov. 7 near 555th Avenue in eastern Otter Tail County.

Sheriff deputies said the UTV overturned while making a turn. Neither of the injuries were life-threatening.

Deputies also reported a vehicle accident and injury on Nov. 8 just north of Parkers Prairie.

This was a single vehicle rollover at the intersection of Highway 29 and Highway 6. The accident took place at 6:52 a.m. Assisting sheriff deputies at the scene of the accident were members of the Minnesota State Patrol.

Break-in reported northeast of Perham

A break-in was reported Nov. 6 by the owner of a cabin northeast of Perham, at Toad River Road near Big Pine Lake.


Cabin door damage was estimated between $200 and $300. As of Nov. 9 there was no list of items missing.

Storage shed theft

Sheriff deputies, on Nov. 9, reported the theft of sporting equipment from a storage shed northeast of Elizabeth and southwest of Jewett Lake. Value of the missing items was estimated at $1,224.

The theft took place close to County Highway 27. Someone had cut the lock on the storage shed.

It is believed that the break-in and theft took place between Oct. 22 and Oct. 29. There were no suspects as of Nov. 10.

Trailer stolen

On Nov. 9 a call came into the sheriff office reporting the theft of a dual axle utility trailer on property close to Highway 14 between Rush Lake and New York Mills.

The trailer has a hydraulic tilt bed and has black painted steel with wood planking. There were no known immediate suspects.

Cart stolen

A cart used to haul garbage was stolen outside a business at Vining. This incident was reported on Nov. 9.

The cart is green-colored steel and flatbed style. The value of the stolen item was estimated at $150.

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