|5/18/2017 12:16:00 PM|
Lakes Area Police have been getting calls of IRS scams that are continuing well beyond the April 15 tax deadline ...the caller tells the person they are on the verge of being arrested by the Internal Revenue Service if they don’t send money immediately. DO NOT send money or give any financial information by phone to someone claiming to represent the government.
Two Lakes Area Police citations were issued to high school students and one middle schooler violated tobacco policy at the schools.
A counterfeit $5 bill was reported at Arby’s in Lindstrom May 11.
May 12 tampering with a motor vehicle-- a door lock was punched out-- on Jeffrey Ave., Chisago City.
A complaint to Lakes Area of rabbits being trapped and killed in a Lindstrom neighborhood. Complainant was advised this is legal.
May 13 a fire in a tree near a residence on Sunrise Road, reported about 1 p.m. Handled by fire department and DNR.
Also theft of semi trailer truck rims from an address on Bremer Ave. in Rush City was reported. Quick communication with scrap yards in the region, revealed that the rims were in the process of a transaction, and authorities were able to halt transaction at the bank. Charges are pending against person caught trying to cash the check for the rim purchase.
A fire near Alpine Avenue May 13 reported about 9 p.m. Fire jumped from a recreational bonfire by lake.
Tanna Marie Thesing, 34, Stacy. Booked by county. Released.
Joseph Steven Emerfoll, 36, Stacy. Booked by county. Released.
Alexis Maye Aiple, 19, WI. Booked by county. Released.
Gerald Duane Schmidt, 53, Mpls. Booked by North Branch Police. Released.
Jason Dean Plessel, 39, Shafer. Booked by county. Released.
Scott Allen Cooper, 53, North Branch. Booked by North Branch. Released.
Jeremy Richard Blouin, 35, WI. Booked by county. Held under sentence.
Francis Peter Husnik, jr., 33, Shafer. Booked by county. Released.
George James Sleva, 27, Rush City. Booked by county. Held under sentence.
Tracy Scott Ellefson, 51, North Branch. Booked by North Branch. Held on arrest and detain order.
Tara Jane Reichow, 32, Chisago City. Booked by Lakes Area. Released.
Nicholas Lee Moore, 32, Stanchfield. Booked by county. Released.
Eric Thomas Leintz, 30, Almelund. Booked by county held under sentence.
Dana Craig Harms, 34, McGregor. Booked by county. Released.
Daniel Joseph Kostruch, 37, North Branch. Booked by county. Released.
Jeffrey Lester Whitledge, 48, Forest Lake. Booked by county. Released.
Bradley Clarence Wendel, 31, East Bethel. Booked by county on warrant. Released.
Randy Lee Berggren, 41, Forest Lake. Booked by Wyoming Police. Released.
Jonathan Paul Bjur, 39, St. Paul. Booked by county held under sentence.
Richard Allen Randall, 44, WI. Booked by Lakes Area Police. Held.
Francisco Rivera, 38, Rush City. Booked by Benton County. Held.
Jason Michael Ristow, 38, North Branch. Booked by North Branch on arrest and detain order.
Michael Kevin Finklea, 31, Chisago City. Booked by county. Held.
Patricia Ann Anderson, 34, Chisago City. Booked by Lakes Area. Released.
Chase William Peterson, 21, Cedar. Booked by county. Released.
Eric Michael Deroos, 38, St. Paul. Booked by unknown agency. Held.
Steve Michael Steinhaus, 39, Scandia. Booked by county. Held.
Steven Craig Quenette, 45, no address. Booked by county. Held.