Motley Police, Morrison County Sheriff reports

Recent reports from the Motley Police Department (MPD) and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) included the following:

Aug. 10 - The MPD received a report of a controlled substance crime at a residence on Pine Ave. S. in Motley.

Aug. 8 - The MPD responded to a call regarding a dispute between a male and female. Incident occurred at the 900 block of Hwy 10 S. in Motley.

Aug. 8 - The MPD assisted the MCSO with a domestic situation involving a 12-year-old that was out of control. Incident occurred on  360th St. in Motley.

Aug. 5 and 6 - The MPD issued  speeding citations to Heidi Austin, 34; Grant Oie, 21; Andy Strauss, 39; Colton Graham, 25; Chrystal Morris, 47; Jonathan Beck, 32.

Aug. 10 - The MCSO received a report that someone had spray painted  the end of the driveway to Camp Shamineau off Ridge Road in Motley. After photographing the damage, camp workers began cleaning up the damage.

Aug. 10 - The MCSO received a complaint of illegal burning in Cushing. Deputies responded and observed a controlled fire that was very small and not illegal. 

Aug. 10 - The MCSO received a report from Cass County Investigator Tony Cyr regarding a burglary in Cass County with a U-Haul truck with plate number AG66814. The plate registered to a U-Haul truck at Big Boyz in Motley. Deputy Al Yoder arrived at Big Boyz and noticed that both the front and back plates were missing from the truck. They were later reported as stolen. Cyr advised Yoder that the plates were put on another U-Haul truck that had possibly been stolen out of Nisswa last spring. 

Aug. 8 - The MCSO received a complaint from a resident on Azalea Rd. in Motley that his neighbors were driving their four-wheeler erratically near his driveway and that the noise was very loud.

Aug. 7 - The MCSO arrested Adam Hageman, 36, after receiving a call regarding a domestic situation at a residence on Ridge Rd. in Motley.

Aug. 6 - The MCSO received a call from the owner of an island off Aston Rd. in Cushing that a boater was partying in his lagoon. The boaters had been staying at a Fish Trap Lake Campground. The deputy advised the owner of the island that as long as the boaters were in the water it would not be a violation; however, if they were docked on his property, it would be. No clear answer was given as to where the boaters were. The campground was notified of the complaint and advised to remind their campers of the private property.

Aug. 4 - The MCSO received a report of two male subjects with flashlights snooping around a house on White Pine Ln. in Motley. Responding officers were unable to locate.

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