Lake Shore Police Department
January 20, 2013-Lake Shore Police received several reports of vehicle tampering and theft of items from vehicles parked in driveways of residences. All vehicles entered were left unlock. Tampering occurred in multiple areas throughout Lake Shore during the nightime hours of January 19-20. No specific neighborhood was targeted. Case remains under investigation. No suspect(s) have been arrested at this time. Please be aware of suspicious activity and report all suspicious activity to 911 immediately.
Contact: Tom Burch, Sheriff
218-547-1424 or 1-800-450-2677 * Fax: 218-547-3394
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports that, due to recent heavy rainfalls throughout the month of May, Gull Lake and the surrounding chain of lakes, including Lake Margaret and channels, have significantly higher water than normal. Sheriff Tom Burch reminds homeowners to take caution and ensure that boat lifts, boats, docks, rafts, etc. are properly secured and not floating loose. Sheriff Tom Burch urges boaters to use extreme caution and be respectful of property while in these high water areas, especially channels, due to increased swift currents. There have been several reports of property damage, along with docks, floating bogs and other items that have floated loose from the shore. Careless operation of a watercraft laws will be enforced. This situation will continue to be monitored by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Assisting the Lake Shore Police was the Cass County Sheriff’s Office & Nisswa Police Department
March 4, 2012, Lake Shore Police responded to a single motor vehicle personal injury crash on County Road 77 near Bishops Landing. Four teenagers sustained injuries when the teenage driver of the vehicle lost control and the vehicle rolled over. Three of the teenagers were transported to Essentia Health by North Ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. The other teenager was transported by his father. Excessive speed was the main factor in this crash and the teenage driver was cited for Careless Driving. Nisswa PD, Pequot Lakes PD and Nisswa Fire Department assisted.
March 5, 2012, Lake Shore Police and Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to a snowmobile crash with injuries on Gull Lake near Grassy Point. A snowmobile traveling at a high rate of speed hit the ice ridge and the driver was thrown off his sled. The adult driver sustained head, facial, and jaw injuries. North Ambulance, North Aircare, Nisswa Fire Department assisted.
March 6, 2012, Lake Shore Police arrested two adult males for violating probation. Both males were transported to Crow Wing County Jail on a Cass County hold.
March 2012, All Cass County Law Enforcement and other EMS will be switching to the 800mhz ARMER systrem. The VHF patch will be removed and you will no longer be able to hear police transmissions from Cass County in your VHF scanners.
Weather Warning Sirens
The City of Lake Shore has two weather warning sirens in place. One is located near the Co Rd 77 bridge by Zorbaz and the other at Lake Shore City Hall. These sirens will be activated during a TORNADO WARNING and the first Wednesday of every month at 1pm for Civil Defense testing. The police department may also activate these sirens if an immediate emergency is present which may endanger the health and safety of this community.
- TORNADO WATCH
Issued to alert the public that conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in and close to the watch area. These watches are issued with information concerning the watch area and the length of time they are in effect.
- TORNADO WARNING
Issued by local NWS offices to warn the public that a tornado has been sighted by storm spotters, law enforcement or has been indicated by radar. These warnings are issued with information concerning where the tornado is presently located and which communities are in the anticipated path of the tornado.
Check out the link below for a excellent video on dangers of texting and driving. Please share this with everyone who drives and uses a cell phone.