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Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office
November 8, 2018
Otter Tail County Sheriff's Report: Hunting camper destroyed by fire
Hunting camper destroyed by fire Sheriff deputies reported the loss of a deer hunting camper to fire on Nov. 1. The location was in the extreme southern section of Otter Tail County, southwest of Parkers Prairie and just north of Millerville which is across the county border in Douglas...
November 8, 2018 - 9:24am
October 23, 2018
Two roadway accidents reported
Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputies reported two separate roadway accidents with injuries over the weekend of Oct. 19 to 21.On Oct. 20, just west of New York Mills, one person was injured in a truck rollover at the intersection of 385th Street and 520th Avenue at 1:43 p.m. The...
October 23, 2018 - 3:04pm
Construction site theft near Perham
Three 4-by-4 windows were stolen from a construction site near Perham, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputies reported. It is believed that the theft took place on Oct. 18 or Oct. 19.Employees at the construction site said the windows had been delivered and were still wrapped when...
October 23, 2018 - 3:03pm
September 30, 2018
Financial scam attempts increasing
Sheriff deputies warn county residents that different types of financial scams are being attempted by criminals, on an increasing basis. As an example, some county residents are receiving automated phone calls saying they have tax judgements against them, and to call a number to clear...
September 30, 2018 - 8:40am
September 21, 2018
Beware of jury duty pay or else scams
Scammers, always looking for ways to steal money from law-abiding citizens, are making fraudulent phone calls related to jury duty. If you are called by someone who says there is a warrant for your arrest related to missed jury duty, do not make payments to them. Instead, call the...
September 21, 2018 - 11:59am
August 31, 2018
Safe taken from pull-tab machine
Sheriff deputies reported a break-in at Zorbaz on the west side of Otter Tail Lake. The call came in on Aug. 20. A thief or thieves stole a safe from a charitable organization's pull tab machine located at the business establishment. An undisclosed amount of money was taken. Evidence...
August 31, 2018 - 9:57am
August 24, 2018
Man suspected of firing gun, admits to using firework
On Aug. 17, at approximately 9:22 a.m., the Battle Lake Police Department was called to the intersection of N. Lincoln Ave. and W. Bowman Street for a disturbance. A complainant and a witness reported they believed a subject had discharged a small caliber handgun one time while walking...
August 24, 2018 - 10:02am
Sheriff office gives scam warnings at Aging Expo
County Sheriff Detective Sergeant Reed Reinbold addressed senior citizens on Aug. 15 at the Aging Expo in Fergus Falls. He told senior citizens how to avoid becoming the victims of scams. "If something seems too good to be true it probably is untrue," said Reinbold at the Bigwood...
August 24, 2018 - 9:57am
August 16, 2018
Around the county: Cabin break-in suspect caught
Sheriff deputies reported that a thief who broke into a cabin and stole items at Swan Lake south of Fergus Falls was later caught at a nearby cabin. Deputies conducted a search warrant on the east side of the lake the evening of Aug. 5, found the stolen items and arrested 28-year-old...
August 16, 2018 - 9:30am
August 10, 2018
Be careful with financial transactions online
Sheriff deputies warn county residents that, before completing financial transactions online, be sure to obtain verification of a buyer or seller. A resident of Ottertail, on Aug. 2, prevented being scammed by insisting on verification from a seller regarding a classic vehicle transaction....
August 10, 2018 - 11:14am
August 3, 2018
County residents warned about pop-up computer scam
On July 20 a county resident, using his computer north of Henning, received a pop-up page with a replica of a Microsoft screen. An audio told the resident to provide a money card for $100 in order to clear up computer infections. Unfortunately, the Henning area resident took the bait...
August 3, 2018 - 10:04am
July 1, 2018
Stay of impositions for two county residents
Felony convictions for two residents of Otter Tail County will be reduced to misdemeanors if they stay law abiding during their probationary periods. They are Weston Ross Espitia, 26, of Underwood, and Tana Marlene Mulcahy, 45, of Perham. Espitia was convicted on June 18 of a felony...
July 1, 2018 - 9:06am
June 30, 2018
Mojo the dog sniffs out drugs in county
Mojo, a Dutch Shepherd and part of the county k-9 unit under the direction of Sheriff Office Deputy Zach Eifert, sniffed out drug paraphernalia in a vehicle along Interstate 94 at 5:09 a.m. on June 21. This traffic stop took place in southwestern Otter Tail County. Dutch Shepherds,...
June 30, 2018 - 11:55am
June 17, 2018
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reminds county residents to be aware of a person making telephone calls and claiming to be from the IRS regarding delinquent taxes. A county resident recently received a voicemail from a person claiming to be Mary Ann Robinson. She asked the...
June 17, 2018 - 11:08am
May 19, 2018
Sheriff's report - May 17 edition
Thefts in rural Perham, Henning Appliances were taken from a vacant dairy farm north of Perham. The incident was reported to sheriff deputies on May 9. The location of the theft was along Highway 51, near Little Pine Lake. Two gopher traps were taken from a garage south of Ottertail...
May 19, 2018 - 9:06am