August 25, 2023 at 12:01 p.m.

Law Enforcement



August 20 the state patrol released a preliminary report that a Chisago City resident was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a fatal crash in Chippewa County.  The patrol said Kayla Bluhm, 20, was in a Chevrolet Equinox that collided with a Dodge Caravan at Highways 40 and 29 about a quarter-to-one in the afternoon.  She was transported to Montevideo Hospital for care.   The crash was at a four-way stop in Grace Township.  

Two young women in the Equinox were also hurt and one, from Little Canada, age 19, died as a result of her injuries.  The driver of the van, a 28-year-old woman from Benson, was also treated.

August 19 authorities were called to a residence for an under-aged female suffering from the effects of alcohol poisoning. The 16 year old was taken to Childrens Hospital about 11 p.m.

An ATV reportedly struck a vehicle at Lake Lane and County Road 14 in Lindstrom about 7:20 p.m.  The two suspects on the ATV fled but were located by Lakes Area Police.  Two in the car were transported for medical care, their conditions are not known.

A child was reported locked in a car on Stinson Avenue in Chisago City.  Entry was made about 9:30 p.m. and child was okay.

August 18 a crash at County Road 14 and Lake Lane reported about 7:13 p.m.  A boat was involved, all vehicles were towed. No injury reported.

A report of a fresh gravesite at Taylor Cemetery in Rushseba Township.  The cemetery is owned by the township and authorities were authorized to exhume the grave and a dog was discovered. The animal was re-interred immediately.

August 17 Area firefighters were sent to a detached garage fire on Lincoln Road (County Road 14) about 8:20 p.m.  No injury reported.

Lakes Area Police performed compliance checks for tobacco license holders and those licensed to sell alcohol.  One site in 10 alcohol establishments (Golf Course in Lindstrom) failed, and one of seven tobacco retailers (gas station at Old Towne and Hwy. 8) failed, selling to an under-aged buyer.  Consequences are up to the city councils in the towns where the businesses are licensed.

Lakes Area Police zoning  enforcement is working on three properties sent notice and who have failed to clean-up their properties. One is on Jeffrey Ave. another is on Aldrid Avenue and the third is on Kent.


BOOKED

August 14

Hunter Scheler, 20, North Branch. Booked by courts. Released.


August 15

Brian Patrick Johnson, 32, Stacy. Booked by warrant. Released.

Eddie Robinson, 46, Mpls. Booked by Wyoming Police. Released.


August 16

Gunner Lee Super, 20, Hastings. Booked by Lakes Area. Held.

Emily Elizabeth Don Carlos, 23, WI. Booked by warrant. Released.

Jamie Jerry Isaacson, 29, no address. Booked on arrest and detain order. Held.


August 17

Terrence Alysworth Johnson, 31, Brooklyn Center. Booked by county. Released.

Monica Rose Bemlott, 37, Chisago City. Booked by Lakes Area. Released.

Samantha Jo Kruger, 46, Brainerd. Booked by North Branch. Released.

Steven Martin Patterson, 46, Anoka. Booked by county. Released.

Damon Eugene Demont, 44, North Branch. Booked by North Branch. Held.


August 18

Chad Bibeau, 34, Victoria. Booked by warrant. Released.

Mark Paul Revier, 63, Stacy. Booked by county. Held.

Kieran Edward Erickson, 25, Lakeville. Booked by county. Released.

Skyler Moua, 19, no address. Booked by county. Held.

Alex Leshawn Ellis-lindahl, 20, Wyoming. Booked by county. Released.

Cody Lee Wolff, 31, Blaine. Booked by warrant. Held.

Noe Mayorga, 47, St. Paul. Booked by Wyoming. Held.


August 19

Gerald Smith, 50, Shoreview. Booked by county. Released.

Colin Austin Engberg, 32, no address. Booked by courts. Released.


August 20

Zanevia Wilcox, 22, VT. Booked. by courts. Held.

Renate David Figueroa, 31, West St. Paul. Booked by courts. Released.

Makenzie Jadyn Dirks, 26, Forest Lake. Booked by warrant. Held.

Terrence McGrath, 38, Starbuck. Booked by courts. Held.



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