LAW ENFORCEMENT

Law Enforcement

February 21 about 9 p.m. authorities were alerted to a possible ATV through the ice on Chisago Lake, off Leah Lane, Chisago City. The fire department airboat went over the area for a couple hours and did not locate any person in distress, but the ATV was located and was …

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February 18 there was a report of unwanted subject videotaping females at Goodview Park, Wyoming, about 10 p.m. Police squad responded and cleared area. A suspected white Nissan sedan was not located.

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February 11 grass fire reported at address on Poor Farm Road, started when embers got away from a small burn pit. Fire contained about 2:20 p.m.

School bus driver facing charges after Thursday morning crash

The driver of a Rush City school bus carrying 49 students, which went off the road about 8:30 a.m. Thursday Feb 15, has been charged. Kara Ffrench, 59, of Harris, was in court Friday, February 16 to face two gross misdemeanors, one alleging DWI commercial vehicle and DWI driving school …

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Friday, February 2 reports of an individual tipping trash cans, yelling and banging on residential doors a little after midnight. Subject was located, detained and brought in by deputies, Lakes Area and Wyoming Police personnel in the area of Forest Boulevard and 314th Street.

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January 27 Call to an address on Johnson Lane, Chisago City for carbon monoxide alarm, at 10:50 p.m. No contamination located.

NB offender gets stayed sentence for September 2022 incident

A North Branch man who was injured when police discharged firearms while apprehending him as he ignored admonitions to drop a large knife, has been given a stayed sentence and five years’ probation. If Erik Hammer, 32, remains law abiding, participates in random substance and alcohol tests, has no contact …

ARMER contract getting attention

The mayor for the City of Wyoming, Lisa Iverson, spoke during public comment at last week’s County Board meeting, advising the commissioners it’s time to get started on the emergency radio contract language soon.

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Lakes Area Police issued two tickets for incidents of school bus stop-arm violations over the week.

Memorial podcast online

It’s been stated the more often that a person who has passed is talked about, in a good natured way, the stronger the positive memories become of him or her.

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January 12 a Chisago Lakes Middle School teacher alleged a student assault them. Lakes Area investigators are looking into and juvenile was taken into custody.

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East Central Regional Branch Libraries were the subject of a threat investigated by area law enforcement, Saturday, Jan. 6. Branches were closed for caution. The threats were reported to be baseless.

Suspect arrested in a pair of cold case sexual assaults

A Chisago County man has been arrested and charged in connection with a pair of sexual assaults that took place seven years apart in the cities of Stacy and Lindstrom. Investigative leads were developed based on DNA that was initially collected at the time of each offense.

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December 30 A single vehicle crash reported near 8771 Lake Boulevard, involving an eastbound car that the driver lost control of, hit a culvert, driveway approach and went into ditch and air bag activated. Lakes Region EMS transported one to hospital. Incident due to icy roadway. Reported about 7:48 p.m.

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Christmas Day, about 11:20 a.m. the 9-1-1 communications center for Chisago County received a call from a male who alleged he wanted to hurt his mother and then noise that sounded like gunshots could be heard in the background of the call. The address provided was on Pioneer Road in …

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