LAW ENFORCEMENT

Law Enforcement

By now everybody has noticed the LED portable warning signs on the roadsides alerting vehicle drivers they will encounter extra patrol in Chisago County as local agencies participate in the Towards Zero Deaths law enforcement saturation.

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April 5 Lindstrom Fire dispatched to Shogren Apartments for smoke. Incident reported about 11:50 a.m. Cause was food burnt in lower level apartment, firefighters ventilated the space.

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The Minnesota State Patrol is not identifying a female driver in the two vehicle crash, that happened just outside of Taylors Falls, Saturday, March 30 about 1 p.m. She was westbound on Highway 8 at Valley View Lane— operating a Ford Taurus and accompanied by a female passenger, 62, from …

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Couple calls to the high school in Lindstrom resulted in citations written for vape device possession. Two students also were cited for fifth degree assault after an incident the morning of March 20.

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March 16 There was a fire reported that damaged a shed and outdoor boiler, on Government Road in the North end of the county. Fire reported about 1:47 a.m.

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The Rush City school bus driver arrested in February on suspicion of drunk driving, was released on conditions she not use or possess alcohol and not visit liquor stores or bars. Random testing is a condition as well. She also may not drive a vehicle transporting anybody younger than 16.

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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.

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