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Weekly Blotter: Juvenile dropped off at closed school

Weekly Blotter is a collection of interesting, informative and quirky calls made recently by area police and sheriff offices and published Tuesdays. Area law enforcement officials are encouraged to provide their reports. Send them to Brian Sander, regional editor, at sander@postbulletin.com.

Dodge County

Selected calls from Nov. 7-Nov. 13:

Nov. 7, 5:44 p.m.: Complaint of two vehicles tearing up the road. One had very loud exhaust. Kasson.

Nov. 7, 8:10 p.m.: Someone rang the doorbell, then ran back to a vehicle and left. Two others were in the vehicle. Kasson.


Nov. 8, 10:09 a.m.: Juvenile dropped off at school. No school today. Dodge Center.

Nov. 9, 8:25 a.m.: There are several alpacas at the end of the reporter's driveway. The owner was located. Kasson.

Nov. 9, 12:15 p.m.: Four horses were reported walking down the road, eastbound on 610th Street. Claremont.

Nov. 9, 11:42 p.m.: Juveniles ringing doorbells and setting off firecrackers on doorsteps. Kasson.

Nov. 11, 6:48 p.m.: Two demolition chop saws reported stolen. One from a garage, another from a truck. Kasson.

Nov. 12, 8:19 a.m.: Report of Facebook bullying. Dodge Center.

Nov. 12, 4:56 p.m.: Report of juveniles going onto U.S. 14 and running and sliding down the hill on the westbound lanes. Kasson.

Wanamingo and Pine Island


Selected calls from Nov. 8-15

Nov. 9, 7:02 p.m.: 911 hang up. On call back, was hung up on from cell phone. Call was plotted and deputy responded. Three juveniles initially denied making the call, then admitted to calling after dispatch redialed the number and their phone rang.

Nov. 12, 8:33 a.m.: Driving complaint involving a student and a school bus. Officer spoke with the student and issued a verbal warning. Pine Island.

Nov. 13, 1:55 p.m.: Subject tried to cash a stolen check. Jumped into a van full of people and fled.

Nov. 15, 9:16 a.m.: Library inquires on process to trespass an individual. Pine Island.

Nov. 15, 8:49 p.m.: Bed reported in middle of the road, but it was gone once a deputy arrived. Deputy removed furnace filters from roadway. Zumbrota.

Mower County and Austin

Selected calls from Nov. 11-17:


Nov.: 12: Deputies help State Patrol with accident on U.S. 218 North.

Nov. 13: Officer helps lift someone who fell in a home accident in 800 block of Sixth Avenue Southeast. Austin.

Nov. 14: 5:42 a.m. Injured deer dispatched. Red Rock Township.

Nov. 14: 5:11 a.m. Man warned about trespassing in 1400 block of Fourth Street Northwest. Austin.

Nov. 16: DWI arrest in Plaza lot. Austin.

Nov. 16: Officer checked on suspicious male selling door to door in 700 block of Ninth Street Southeast. Austin.

Nov. 16: Report of an assault in 200 block of Broadway. Mapleview.

Nov. 17: Report of an assault in 800 block of 14th Street Northeast. Austin.


Nov. 17: Report of trespassers in 73000 block of 120th Street. Le Roy.

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