by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River police and fire departments respond to hundreds of calls annually, but one of their favorite calls comes the first Tuesday in August every year. That’s when they are dispatched to neighborhood block parties for a chance to connect with residents about what’s going on in that particular neighborhood and [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River community will play host Tuesday to 38 Night to Unite parties, including one big one at Lions Park that the whole community is invited to attend. These neighborhood gathering are being held in communities across the state as part of Minnesota’s 29th Annual Night to Unite to give [...]
Another citizen has helped solve a case of motor vehicle tampering, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. “This person did a great job,” Kluntz said. “He saw what was happening, called police right away, and relayed accurate information to the dispatcher, which allowed police to identify the vehicle and stop it.” The resident [...]
The 29th Annual Minnesota Night to Unite celebration (an alternative to National Night Out) is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7. As always, the Elk River Police and Fire Departments are encouraging participation in this community-wide event. Elk River residents and their neighbors are invited to “Give Neighborhood Crime and Drugs a Going Away Party.” Cheryll [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor An alert resident in the 19100 block of Zane Street has helped Elk River police nab a trio of juveniles suspected of motor vehicle tampering. The resident phoned 911 about 2:30 a.m. July 16 with a report of three juvenile males tampering with a motor vehicle. He observed the boys and [...]
Jeff Beahen, the former Elk River chief of police, is one of two finalists for the job of Rogers police chief. The other is Lt. Ross Gullickson of Three Rivers Parks District. A hiring decision is expected after the Rogers City Council interviews both candidates.
Elk River Police responded to a suspicious activity report shortly before 10 p.m. in the 18000 block of Twin Lakes Parkway on April 28. They were called an abandoned house after the complainant observed candles burning in some window sills. Upon arrival, officers located a bicycle in the rear of the attached garage and a [...]
An individual who became agitated, had the police called on him and then upon their arrival fled and collapsed has been taken to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapid. Elk River Police were called to the area near Dolphin Car Wash on a report of someone being agitated, according to Elk River Police Chief Brad Rolfe. [...]