|5/23/2019 2:37:00 PM|
Tuesday this week, May 21 about 2:33 a.m. Lakes Area Police got a call of an armed male threatening suicide at an address in Chisago City. The area around the home was secured by County SWAT (consisting of officers with Wyoming, North Branch, sheriff’s personnel and local emergency management officials.) Crisis Negotiators, arrived at the scene on Matthew Drive-- and law enforcement officials spoke with the 42-year-old man, who was taken into custody around 8:30 a.m. without injury.
Criminal charges stemming from the handgun discharge and other alleged offenses are under review by the county attorney.
Washington County SWAT provided additional manpower assistance along with a remote operated device.
May 19 there was a sheriff’s K9 unit deployed for arresting an uncooperative suspect in North Branch.
The man had been the subject of a traffic stop initiated about 7 p.m., for driving a vehicle without plates. He was pursued into the County Market parking lot where he was boxed in by law enforcement squads and refused to exit the vehicle. He did ultimately flee and a sheriff K9 unit performed a bite-hold, until authorities could transport the suspect to jail.
May 18 sheriff patrol went to an outbuilding in Amador Township a little after midnight, where a vehicle reported as stolen was being stored. The vehicle was recovered, towed back to its Forest Lake owner and the investigation continues.
Wyoming Police were alerted to an explosive device in the roadway near Birchwood Trailer Park, about 7:30 p.m. The improvised explosive was collected and St. Paul Bomb Squad helped with dismantling the item without incident. East Viking Boulevard was closed east and west near the Polaris Research and Development facility until approximately 9 p.m. Police were able to open the security gates and let homeowners through the Polaris access to drive on East Viking to the east.
May 17 an assault reported by Fairview Hospital, with five parties involved and two with injuries. The incident was called in about 9:30 p.m. The county attorney is reviewing for charges.
Comfort Lake fire engulfing a boat. Wyoming Fire responded. Sheriff’s Water Patrol assisted. Reported about 6:30 p.m. near the lake access landing. The fire cause is under review. The boat driver and passenger were treated on site for burns. A fire on Hemingway in Lent Township had spread from a home recreational fire. Reported about 4 p.m. Stacy Lent Fire Dept and DNR handled the incident.
May 16 burnt food atop a stove triggered a fire alarm at East Street apartments building in Chisago City. Firefighters from Chisago City responded. Incident was at 6:47 p.m.
A single motorcycle crash at Stinson and Shoquist, Chisago City, about 12:30 p.m. is under investigation for a suspected DUI.
May 15 an assault reported at Chisago Lakes High School about noon. Student was placed in custody. No details of any injury.
Joshua Jesmer, 31, Oakdale. Booked by warrant. Released.
Preston Patrick Decorah, 26, WI. Booked by warrant. Released.
Christopher James Cox, 38, no address given. Booked by warrant. Held.
Alicia Marie Stene, 35, Harris. Booked by county. Released.
Shawn Matthew Dougherty, 35, Chisago City. Booked by Lakes Area. Day release okay.
Kiefer Michael Morgan, 28, Fridley. Booked by county, held under sentence.
Christopher Lee Demarre, 23, North Branch. Booked by North Branch Police. Released.
Matthew Donald Larson, 33, Hugo. Booked by warrant. Released.
Marcy Joy Lawrence, 48, Lindstrom. Booked for court. Released.
Leonora K. Otto, 24, no address given. Booked by county. Released.
Brent Allen Cartier, 48, Lindstrom. Booked by county. Released.
Jeffrey John Taylor, 51, St. Paul. Booked and released.
Leroy William Demeules, 60, WI. Booked by North Branch Police. Held.
Chandni Fayyaz Hayat, 32, Mpls. Booked by warrant. Held.
Darrell Blain Twombly, 36, Bayport. Booked by unknown agency. Released.
John William Hofer, 34, Lindstrom. Booked by warrant. Released.
Jessica Jo Pigeon, 29, Lindstrom. Booked by unknown agency. Released.
Daniel Wade Soderberg, 28, Harris. Booked by warrant. Released.
Lianne Marie Letourneau, 29, St. Paul. Booked by Lakes Area on arrest and detain order. Held.
Henry James Kroon, 29, Askov. Booked by state patrol. Released.
Jillian R. Oakgrove, 40, North Branch. Booked by North Branch Police. Held.
Cedric Calvin Cox, 38, Wyoming. Booked by unknown agency. Released.
Richard Chase Vandermate, 26, Mpls. Booked by arrest and detain order. Held.
Christine Summer Ventimiglia, 37, Wyoming. Booked by warrant. Held.
Michael John Larson, 26, Isanti. Booked by county. Day release okay.
Ronald Joseph Dupre, 53, Chisago City. Booked by Lakes Area on warrant. Day release okay.
Michael Allen Hensley, 32, Pine City. Booked by county. Day release okay.
Amy Louise Culbertson, 42, Lindstrom. Booked by Lakes Area. Day release okay.
Derek Robert Olsen, 26, Forest Lake. Booked by county. Day release okay.