vandalism

Three vandalism cases called in

Fergus Falls police and the sheriff’s office reported three cases of vandalism. The first case of vandalism, reported to the police at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, concerned damage to a mailbox along the 3800 block of Pebble Shores Drive, Fergus Falls. Rainbow Cleaning Center in downtown Fergus Falls reported that graffiti was found at the back […]

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Rural Battle Lake home vandalized

A rural Battle Lake resident called the sheriff’s office Tuesday night to report vandalism at her house. Her bike tires had been slashed, and a wall at her home had been damaged. There is a suspect in the case.

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Three charges filed against Hammer

Zachary Allen Hammer, 20, the Fergus Falls man who allegedly engaged in a drunken tussle with a police officer on Wednesday, was charged with third degree criminal damage to property, obstructing the legal process, and underage consumption of alcohol in Otter Tail County District Court. Court records line up with initial police reports that Hammer […]

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Pair to pay $22,000 in damages

The second half of the duo who caused thousands in damage to property in New York Mills has been sentenced, and the amount of restitution he and his friend have to pay — over $22,000 — has also been settled. Kevin Gene Engelke, 23, was sentenced Monday for one count of third degree burglary, with […]

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Three teens charged with thefts, car vandalism

Three teens accused of breaking into cars and shooting out windows in Fergus Falls over the last month were charged in juvenile court late last week. Two of the three teens (a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl) are from rural Fergus Falls, while another 17-year-old boy is from Henning. Court records indicate that a fourth […]

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Teens cause stir in Underwood

The sheriff’s office is investigating a few juveniles who were making a ruckus in Underwood early this morning. The sheriff’s office received a call at 4:15 a.m. that some teens were being loud and possibly causing property damage in Centennial Park. As deputies were driving to the park, what appeared to be three juvenile males […]

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Windows shot out in Fergus

Fergus Falls police are investigating a string of window vandalism around the city over the weekend. The home and vehicle windows appear to have been shot out by BBs or pellets. Five reports were called in over the weekend, including addresses on Court Street, Union Avenue, Vernon Avenue and Fir Avenue. Police have no suspects […]

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String of vandalism investigated

Fergus Falls police are looking into a string of vandalism reports that happened around the city on Friday night or Saturday morning. Police are investigating if the vandalism is connected. Most of the vandalism was reported on Saturday morning. The calls were similar, with most people reporting mailboxes vandalized and solar lights stolen or tampered […]

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Winnie the Pooh used for vandalism

A Winnie the Pooh lawn statue was used to vandalize a mailbox in a bizarre theft and vandalism call in Fergus Falls on Tuesday. Police responded to the call at the 900 block of Westside Drive shortly before noon. Upon arrival, the officer learned that four lawn ornaments had been recently stolen from a nearby […]

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Trees vandalized twice in a row

A Fergus Falls vandal has struck the same place in the same way two nights in a row, uprooting the same set of trees from a boulevard on the 800 block of Court Street. Police were first called to the scene shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday. It appeared that someone had uprooted a few trees […]

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