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Vandals smash vehicle windows in Alexandria

June 25, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Vandals broke the windows of several vehicles at Koep’s Korner, 204 6th Avenue East in Alexandria — not once but twice. Continue Reading

Road rage suspect who threatened off-duty deputies is sentenced

August 7, 2012 in The Osakis Review

Scott Tarczon, 38, of Villard, was sentenced to three years in prison recently following a road rage incident that occurred on Highway 27 outside of Alexandria last October.
Two off-duty Douglas County deputies were traveling home from a meeting in the Twin Cities in one of their personal vehicles when they encountered Tarczon. Continue Reading

Road rage suspect who threatened off-duty deputies is sentenced

July 26, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Scott Tarczon, 38, of Villard, was sentenced to three years in prison recently following a road rage incident that occurred on Highway 27 outside of Alexandria last October. Continue Reading

1,787 arrested for drunk driving during end-of-summer crackdown

September 15, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

An 18-day statewide enhanced drunk driving crackdown from August 19 to September 5 resulted in the arrest of 1,787 motorists. Continue Reading

Community Night Out builds partnerships against crime in Alexandria

July 28, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Alexandria Police Department and the city of Alexandria are joining forces with thousands of communities nationwide in a celebration against crimes and drugs called the “28th Annual National Night Out.” Continue Reading

New book about Jodi Huisentruit offers several theories in her disappearance

July 5, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

There’s still no sign of missing TV anchorwoman, Jodi Huisentruit. Continue Reading

Drunk driving crackdown results in 158 arrests in March

April 10, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Enhanced DWI patrols conducted in the state’s 13 counties with the most alcohol-related deaths and serious injuries resulted in 158 DWI arrests in March with 40 percent stemming from
arrests on St. Patrick’s Day. Continue Reading

675 arrested for DWI midway through statewide campaign

December 18, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Midway through a December-long statewide increased DWI enforcement campaign, preliminary reports from 170 law enforcement agencies indicate 675 motorist DWI arrests. In all, around 400 agencies are conducting the increased patrols through New Year’s Eve. Continue Reading

Vandals spray-paint hate messages on several homes, cars in Hastings

December 3, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Authorities say vandals in Hastings spray-painted hate messages on at least six homes and several cars Thursday night. Continue Reading

Robbery injures resident in Grey Eagle; suspect flees on foot

November 1, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Todd County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in a home robbery in Grey Eagle that injured a resident. Continue Reading