Big Lake Police Dept. 7 Day Activity Report

Big Lake Police Dept.
Chief Joel D. Scharf
Major Call For Service Categories
3  -  Theft-Fraud
1  -  Burglary
6  -  Civil Complaint
1  -  Juvenile Complaint
6 - Traffic Accidet
3 - Medical
7  - Domestic Disturbance
7  - Welfare Check/Mental Hlth
6  - Agency/Public Assist
1  - Loud Noise
63 - Traffic Enforcement
1   - Predatory Offender Regist.
1  -  Narcotics
5 -  Suspicious Activity
7  -  Admin.-Background Check
1  - Fight-Disturbing the Peace
1  - Crimes Against Family
3  - Security Alarm
29 - All Other Calls For Service
152 Total Calls for Service
Traffic/Warning Activity
1  -  City Ordinance
12 - Vehicle Lighting Violation
7  -  Vehicle Regist. Violation
2  -  Other Vehicle Equipment
2  -  Lane Usage
19  - Speeding-Exceed the Limit
1   - Stop Sign/Red Light Violat.
4 -  Vehicle Insurance Violation
48 - Total Warnings
4 - Parking Citations
4 - Domestic Assault
1 - Opening Burning
2 - No Insurance - Driver
2 - No Insurance - Proof
1  - Warrant Arrest
1  - 4th Deg DWI
1  - Expired Registration
6  - Speeding-Exceed the Limit
1 - 2nd Degree Assault/Weapon
3 - Driving After Suspen/Revok
1 - Theft-Shoplifting
27 - Total Arrests
Calls of Interest Summary
03-10:  Report of a burglary to an apartment with jewelry missing, referred to Investigations . *Report of harassing text messages, investigation continuing. *Report of juveniles smoking marijuana, no narcotics located on scene, incident referred to probation department.  03-09:  2 vehicle crash on Harrison with no injuries.  03-08:  Crash involving a vehicle versus trailer on Rose Dr, no injuries. *Standby for civil property removal. *Driver arrested for DWI following a traffic stop for speeding.  03-07:  Report of hit and run on Rose Dr, investigation continuing. *Vandalism to the rear of a pickup, unknown exact location where it occurred.  03-06:  Suspect arrested for domestic assault following a reported domestic disturbance. *2 vehicle crash reported on Rose Dr with no injuries.  03-05:  A female suspect was arrested for second degree assault following an altercation with a knife at a domestic disturbance.  Victim received minor injuries. *Report of threats on Lee St regarding a landlord tenant issue, mediated. *Report of a noise complaint on Minnesota, party warned. *Report of an assault on Hiawatha, report taken. *Suspect arrested for theft after a shoplifting incident at a local business, suspect also had an outstanding arrest warrant. *Report of harassing text messages, referred for charges.


OFFICER JOSH PESTA is the newest member of Big Lake’s police department. He hails from Long Prairie and started on the job last week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

TOM GEROLD of Alive! Lutheran Church of Monticello met with the Big Lake Twp. Board Wednesday to outline plans for moving their church to a Co. Rd. 11 site, just west of the former River Inn. Looking over the plans were Supervisors Bruce Aubol, Norm Leslie, Larry Alfords and Steve Pfleghaar. (Photo by Gary W. Meyer)

DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Gordy Vosberg is excited about the expanding role of paramedics in keeping people at home in the community through the Healthy At Home follow-up care program and offering the best emergency services to those in need. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Construction of the Oak Savannah Learning Center started March 25, 2015. The new learning center is located up the hill from the Old School House site, south of Co. Rd. 9. (Submitted Photo)

WH served 2,295 meals at its 78th Annual Meeting.