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On Sept. 11 at 11:06 a.m. a state trooper responded for a one vehicle, no injury crash with a mailbox on Long Lake Road in Montmorency Township.

On Sept. 12 at 12:39 p.m., while on routine patrol, a MSP trooper initiated a traffic stop in the village of Hillman. The driver was found to be operating on a suspended license and he was taken into custody and lodged.

At 5:36 p.m. dispatch received a call regarding a residential burglar alarm. Deputies responded and found the residence secure.

At 7:12 p.m., while on routine patrol, deputies witnessed a citizen run over a stop sign in Briley Township. A traffic stop was initiated. The driver was found to be intoxicated, and he was taken into custody and lodged.

On Sept. 13 at 7:42 p.m. dispatch was advised of a dispute between neighbors on M-32 in Briley Township. Deputies responded and investigated. The dispute was settled and all were clear at 8:22 p.m.

On Sept. 14 at 3:48 p.m. a trooper initiated a traffic stop on Co. Rd. 491 near Bruce Dr. in Albert Township. A 38-year-male was taken into custody for driving without insurance. All clear at 4:27 p.m.

At 9:09 p.m. dispatch was advised of a residential burglar alarm on Co. Rd. 489 in Albert Township. Deputies responded and investigated. The building was found secure and everything to be as it should. All clear at 9:41 p.m.

On Sept. 15 at 2:05 p.m. a state trooper and a deputy responded to Clear Lake State Park day use area upon a request from the park office in Montmorency Township. Apparently a man had been approaching park patrons who were said to be strangers to him and bestowing unsolicited hugs upon them. This activity was said to have been in progress for the past two days. Law enforcement was assisted by a park ranger. A verbal warning for trespass was issued to the 54-year-old Atlanta man, who was banned from the park. All were clear by 2:38 p.m.

At 4:55 p.m. a deputy opened an investigation into alleged trespassing not in progress in Vienna Township.

On Sept. 16 at 9:16 a.m. a deputy investigated a dirt bike rider said to be riding in his pajamas without a helmet on Lakeview Drive in Briley Township.

At 3:48 p.m. deputies responded to an Atlanta business for a subject said to be crashing a large truck into multiple vehicles there. After an investigation, a 58-year-old Atlanta man was taken into custody on charges of malicious destruction of property and felonious assault. He was lodged.

At 8:23 p.m. dispatch received a call stating that the callers 2017 Polaris Sportsman ATV had been stolen in Vienna Township. A deputy investigated. The ATV was not found and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

At 8:49 p.m. dispatch received a call regarding a vehicle/bear accident. The bear fled the scene and minimal damage was done to the vehicle.

At 10:43 p.m. deputies investigated a call regarding shots fired in Loud Township.

On Sept. 17 at 12:38 a.m. dispatch received a 911 call regarding a domestic situation in progress. Deputies arrived on scene and took one female into their custody. She was transported to MCSO and lodged.

At 9:13 a.m. a deputy was advised of a neighbor dispute in the Rush Lake subdivision of Hillman and Montmorency Townships. The issue was the apparent removal of a tree without permission.

At 11:33 a.m. deputies were advised of an allegedly suspicious vehicle on North Elizabeth Street in the Village of Hillman.

At 1:03 p.m. deputies responded to a residence in Lewiston for a domestic dispute said to be in progress. Alcohol was involved. After an investigation, a 58-year-old Lewiston man was taken into custody for domestic assault. EMS was not requested. The subject was lodged.

At 4:27 p.m. Tri-Township Fire responded for a fire alarm on Beauregard Road in Loud Township. During the response, the alarm company indicated this was a false alarm. However, a firefighter at the scene found smoke to be present. Tri-Township Fire continued to the scene for a smoke investigation. Responders were clear by 5:22 p.m.

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