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A look at the Law Enforcement Log

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The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from Monday, July 17 to Sunday, July 23. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.

If you need help from Cook County Law Enforcement, dial 9-1-1. For non-emergency calls, contact the Cook County Sheriffs Office at 218-387-3030.

Monday, July 17
5:46 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Party states his white husky ran off.  
9:00 a.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
10:07 a.m.  West Highway 61, Lutsen Traffic stop, warning given.  
11:01 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Party in for fingerprinting.   
11:47 a.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.  
11:50 a.m. Gunflint Trail  Traffic stop, warning given.  
11:56 a.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, clear.  
12:07 p.m. Devil Track Rd, Grand Marais Postmaster in Grand Marais states party has not picked up mail in over 3 months. Caller would like a welfare check.   
12:35 p.m. MN Power, Schroeder  A male trespassing. White t-shirt with red, white and blue packback.   
1:03 p.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen Vehicle off road with injuries. Call transferred to Minnesota State Patrol.    
1:19 p.m. Grand Marais  Traffic stop, warning given.  
2:24 p.m. Grand Marais  Vehicle hit parked car.  
3:26 p.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
3:38 p.m. Cascade Beach Road, Lutsen Man acting suspicious around this property. The individual was walking in and out of the woods and not dressed for the activity.   
4:03 p.m. Grand Marais  Removing a garbage can from roadway.  
4:05 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Party in for fingerprinting.  
4:50 p.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
4:50 p.m. Lutsen Resort 911 hang up. On callback party stated misdial.  
5:35 p.m. East Highway 61, Hovland  Party has a flat and couldn't get a hold of AAA. Law Enforcement Center contacted AAA for them.  
6:23 p.m. Grand Marais  Traffic stop.  
6:25 p.m. Artist Point, Grand Marais  Sink hole developing in the parking lot - south end by the handicap space.  
6:30 p.m. County Road 7, Grand Marais Older female beagle. No collar. Underweight.   
8:10 p.m. Moose Mountain Drive, Lutsen 911 call. Heard talking in the background. No sounds of distress. When reached, party stated it was an accident.   
9:29 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  911 only call. Sound of talking in the background.  
9:41 p.m. County Road 14, Grand Marais Missing basset hound with no tags. Wearing a collar "Rosco."   
Tuesday, July 18
5:35 a.m. County Road 6, Grand Marais 56-year-old female needs to go to the hospital.  
5:45 a.m. Grand Marais  Construction cones all over the road.  
7:28 a.m. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Grand Portage  Two individuals acting suspicious at the border. Hanging around Ryden’s Store.  
8:18 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Water buoy permit application.   
8:50 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Bicycle found at the courthouse. A blue 18 speed.   
9:04 a.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
9:06 a.m. East Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.  
9:28 a.m. Hovland  Civil process attempt.  
9:50 a.m. Hovland  Civil process attempt.  
9:50 a.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
10:04 a.m. Hovland  Civil process attempt.  
10:32 a.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
10:41 a.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
11:01 a.m. Schroeder Civil process attempt.  
11:08 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Training.   
11:13 a.m. Grand Portage  Civil process attempt.  
11:29 a.m. Bluefin Bay, Tofte 911 hangup. On callback stated misdial.  
11:30 a.m. Grand Marais Civil process attempt.  
11:47 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  911 call. Sounds like a pocket dial. No answer on callback.   
12:32 p.m. Bluefin Bay, Tofte 911 hangup. On callback stated misdial. No emergency.  
1:16 p.m. Gunflint Trail/Greenwood Lake Road Traffic stop, warning given.  
1:22 p.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
1:46 p.m. Gunflint Trail  Traffic stop, warning given.  
1:52 p.m. Grand Marais  Party has dementia states that party hits and throws stuff. Undetermined if this occurred or if it is an effect of dementia.   
2:11 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
2:27 p.m. Grand Marais Fire Department Party stating there are four vehicles parked in a no parking zone in front of the fire hall.  
4:25 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Civil process attempt.  
4:45 p.m. Artist Point, Grand Marais  Party dropped off a pair of prescription sunglasses that were found by the coast guard parking lot.  
7:10 p.m. East Highway 61 Traffic stop, citation issued.  
8:04 p.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
8:34 p.m. Hovland  Truck bed liner on the south side of the highway, off of the roadway. Info passed on to State Patrol.   
8:57 p.m. Mile Creek Rd, Grand Portage Residence check.  
9:03 p.m. Mile Creek Road, Grand Portage Foot patrol through the National Monument.   
9:12 p.m. Artist Point, Grand Marais  Newer maroon Ford small SUV.   
10:50 p.m. Grand Marais  Vehicle hit a seagull.  
       
10:11 p.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.  
10:46 p.m. Super America, Grand Marais Gas drive off.  
11:34 p.m. Tofte  Suspicious person seen a few times over the last month.  
12:22 p.m. Grand Marais  Guy in a wheel chair in the middle of this intersection waving at passing cars.   
Wednesday, July 19
2:26 p.m. Hovland  Public assist.  
3:30 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Welfare check requested. Out of the county - transferred 911 call to St Louis County dispatch.   
3:37 p.m. Bally Creek Road Test call.  
3:48 p.m. Schroeder  Test only.   
4:17 p.m. West Highway 61  Traffic stop, warning given  
4:28 p.m. Grand Marais  Set off burglar alarm, false alarm.   
4:40 p.m. West Highway 61 Burglar alarm at Cross River Heritage Center gift shop and display area motion.   
5:07 p.m. West Highway 61, Lutsen  911 from this address with no sounds on the line. Cook County rang back and talked to front desk.  Call originated from the ball room. They are checking into it now.   
5:22 p.m. Norwester Lodge,  Gunflint Trail Constant speeders through the 40 zone. People not slowing down for pedestrians. Reporting party and her kids have almost been hit several times. Have put out the cones and orange people signs and some people have purposely hit them.  
6:36 p.m. West Highway 61, Tofte  Traffic stop, warning given.  
6:43 p.m. West Highway 61, Tofte  Traffic stop, warning given.  
6:48 p.m. West Highway 61, Lutsem Traffic stop, warning given.  
8:15 p.m. Gunflint Trail  Traffic stop, warning given.  
8:25 p.m. E Hwy 61, 2gp  Providing alcohol to juvenile   
10:12 p.m. Arrowhead Pharmacy, Grand Marais  Front customer entry door alarm going off.  
10:19 p.m. Grand Marais City Hall  Foot patrol downtown.   
10:28 p.m. Bluewater Cafe  Business check.  
11:44 p.m. Grand Marais Rec Park Foot patrol.   
Thursday, July 20
 
3:39 a.m. Lindskog Road/County Road 60 Party out as a volunteer for MN frog and toad calling survey.  
8:25 a.m. Gunflint Trail  Traffic stop, warning given.  
9:14 a.m. Grand Marais  Assist other agency.   
9:43 a.m. Gunflint Trail/Pine Mountain Lake Access  Motorist assist   
10:04 a.m. Grand Marais Pharmacy Black lab with a blue collar running north on 5th Ave W. Same dog, same concern in the past. Unable to locate it at that time.   
10:23 a.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, cancel.  
12:21 p.m. West Highway 61  Insulation in the middle of the road at this area. Referred to MN State Patrol and Mn/DOT.  
1:21 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, citation issued.  
1:32 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, citation issued.  
1:49 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
3:33 p.m. Birch Drive, Grand Marais  Large black dog missing from home.   
4:03 p.m. Cook County Whole Foods Coop Medical needed.  
4:07 p.m. East Bay Suites Man peeing in the water at East Bay.   
6:35 p.m. Pincushion Drive/Gunflint Trail  Found a black apple i-Phone. Cook County called the number and there was no answer or answering machine.   
6:48 p.m. Cook County courthouse  Possible credit card fraud.  
6:51 p.m. Mile Creek Rd, Grand Portage Residence check.  
7:04 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Dropped off a key.   
8:41 p.m. Midtrail, Grand Marais  Traffic stop, warning given.  
 
Friday, July 21
1:03 a.m. North Broadway, Grand Marais Foot patrol downtown.   
1:15 a.m. Grand Portage 911 call, hung up after first ring. 911 only phone.  
6:32 a.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage  Traffic stop, citation issued.  
7:40 a.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage  Traffic stop, citation issued.  
9:24 a.m. Grand Marais 94-year-old male has fallen, needs help getting up.  
9:31 a.m. Devil Track Rd, Grand Marais Tree on power line sparking and starting fire at top of the tree.   
9:38 a.m. South Gunflint Lake  Guests found a driver’s license on the side of the road.  
10:08 a.m. Seagull Outfitters Party reports driver’s license stolen on portage in BWCA.  
10:19 a.m. Fall River Rd, Grand Marais Drove by this address on the way to work and the front door of both the house and the cabin are wide open.   
10:40 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  911 with nobody on the line listened for a couple minutes, lots of clanging and some noises but nobody would answer.   
10:53 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  2nd 911 from same cell phone - hung up before getting cell phone coordinates. Cook County rang back and left another message.  
11:30 a.m. Grand Marais Civil process attempt..  
12:42 a.m. Grand Marais  Received call from party  
1:02 p.m. My Sisters Place, Grand Marais Party sitting on a four-wheeler, not sure if he's a valid driver.  
2:01 p.m. Grand Maras  Needing assistance getting meds.  
2:05 p.m. School House Rd, Grand Marais Lost red/yellowish lab, Cedar.  
2:28 p.m. Grand Marais Library  Kids fighting in front of the library.  
2:30 p.m. Cook County Higher Education Stated someone was looking at teen porn sites on their public computer.  
2:34 p.m. South Gunflint Lake Road  Driver’s License found on road.  
3:14 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Cook County Ambulance going through Two Harbors north bound, lights and sirens. No patient on board just trying to get back to Grand Marais.  
3:53 p.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
3:58 p.m. US Customs, Grand Portage   Wrong turn. Parties with marijuana and marijuana edibles  
4:29 p.m. Grand Marais  Traffic stop, warning given.  
4:38 p.m. Big Bay Point, East Highway 61  Smoldering and large chunks of embers in brush pile. Lots of smoke.   
5:08 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Suicidal female maybe heading this way in red Toyota Prius.  
5:09 p.m. Gunflint Trail  Traffic stop, citation issued.  
5:46 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Would like callback.  
5:51 p.m. Hovland  Traffic stop, warning given.  
7:11 p.m. Grand Portage  Unwanted person at his property.  
7:17 p.m. Grand Portage  Two kids about 10 years old playing in the road, pulling up the tar.  
7:37 p.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
7:53 p.m. Devil Track Rd, Grand Marais Lost pitbull mix, medium red/brown with a blue collar.   
8:13 p.m. Lutsen  65-year-old male needs medical assistance.  
8:24 p.m. Grand Portage Traffic stop, warning given.  
8:50 p.m. Reservation River Road/East Hwy 61, Hovland Saw party walking on road.   
9:10 p.m. East Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.  
9:16 p.m. East Highway 61 Truck in the rest area possibly camping.  
Saturday, July 22
1:13 a.m. Grand Marais Rec Park  Foot patrol.  
1:41 a.m. Grand Marais City Hall  Foot patrol.  
2:43 a.m. Harbor Light, Grand Marais Business check.  
8:17 a.m. Grand Portage   Party needs medical help.   
8:33 a.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, citation issued.  
8:42 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  911 call with no answer. No sounds in the background. On callback goes to voice mail that hasn't been set up.   
8:58 a.m. Hungry Jack Road, Grand Marais A hole is forming near this location (creek between Leo and Hungry Jack lakes) where the culvert appears to be collapsing. Reporting party put a cone near the hole to warn drivers.   
9:16 a.m. Law Enforcement Center  Party dropped off a driver’s license found downtown. Owner contacted. Sheriff’s Office will mail it to party.  
9:21 a.m. South Gunflint Lake Road One-year-old black German shepherd has run off. Has a collar.  
10:40 a.m. West Highway 61, Tofte Commercial fire alarm at this location.   
11:26 a.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
11:30 a.m. Lutsen  Caller concerned about party who has not shown up for work the past two days. Unable to reach party by phone.   
12:07 p.m. Gunflint Trail Party riding a bicycle just south of this address on the snowmobile trail met a man in his 60s that wouldn't let her use an adjoining trail. He stated it was for locals only and wouldn't let her pass.   
1:25 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, clear.  
1:25 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
2:27 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
2:45 p.m. Gunflint Trl, 2uno  Traffic stop, warning given.  
2:53 p.m. Tofte  Receiving an emergency call from a 2015 Chevy Equinox.  Vehicle is stationary, no sounds of distress, no response from anyone in or around the vehicle.  
4:28 p.m. Law Enforcement Center  Party asking if there was anyone around who could test the tint on his pickup window.   
4:29 p.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.  
4:34 p.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.  
4:44 p.m. Grand Marais Water Tower  Motorcycle accident.  
4:53 p.m. South Gunflint Lake Storm went through, power went out approximately 20 minutes ago, has not come back on.   
6:51 p.m. Arrowhead Trail, Hovland Attempt to pick up on warrant.  
9:42 p.m. Law Enforcement Center 911 phone hang-up.   
10:47 p.m. Grand Marais  Zone 2 fire, false alarm.  
10:53 p.m. Homestead Cooperative, Grand Marais  Two hang ups from this number. Cook County called back, no answer.   
11:06 p.m. Artist Point, Grand Marais  Male walking around in circles appears to be drunk. Khaki pants and button up shirt.   
11:32 p.m. Schroeder  Truck in the ditch with a trailer on the back blocking lane.   
11:44 p.m. North Broadway Ave, Grand Marais  Foot patrol in business district.  
11:47 p.m. County Road 60, Grand Marais Step-daughter came home intoxicated and now left again with a person who had been drinking.  
Sunday, July 23
12:13 p.m. Law Enforcement Center Test.  
8:08 a.m. Gunflint Trail/Clearwater Road, Grand Marais  Out with party sleeping in vehicle.  
8:10 a.m. Washout Rd, Grand Marais Caller states broadband is down.  
8:32 a.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
8:44 a.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
8:49 a.m. Gunflint Trail If services are needed at the airport this week, contact party.   
9:05 a.m. Gunflint Trail Dog found running along Highway 61 by Five Mile Rock. Mid-sized golden retriever type dog. Friendly with no collar. Taken to pound.  
10:35 a.m. West Highway 61 Traffic stop, warning given.  
11:40 a.m. Temperance River State Park, Schroeder  13-year-old pug named Lulu ran off at Temperance State park.  
11:43 a.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
11:52 a.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
12:04 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
12:17 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage  Traffic stop, warning given.  
12:18 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
12:28 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, citation issued.  
12:34 p.m. East Highway 61  Traffic stop, warning given.  
12:46 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
12:55 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
12:58 p.m. Pincushion Mountain Overlook, Grand Marais Party found a lost 11-year-old on the Pincushion Trails. Will walk him out to the parking lot.   
1:01 p.m. East Highway 61, Grand Portage Caller reports the power is out.  
1:29 p.m. Grand Marais  Civil process attempt.  
1:42 p.m. Grand Portage Lodge  Need medical help for unresponsive individual in the dining room.   
2:24 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
2:33 p.m. County Road 6/Superior Hiking Trail, Grand Marais Reported suicidal male.  
3:24 p.m. West Highway 61, Tofte Misdial 911.   
5:09 p.m. Beaver House, Grand Marais Caller with keys locked in their car.   
6:40 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
6:49 p.m. Gunflint Trail Traffic stop, warning given.  
6:59 p.m. Poplar Haus, Grand Marais Traffic stop, clear.  
10:20 p.m. Cook County Airport  Party will be doing the temporary fueling for the airport from 7/23-7/30. Please contact him if fueling is needed.   
11:27 p.m. Grand Marais City Hall  Foot patrol.   
11:32 p.m. Bluewater Cafe Found silver Samsung phone. Cook County called, phone is 911 only.   
11:41 p.m. Johnsons Heritage Post, Grand Marais  Business check.