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. [...]
Elk River police and fire were called to a report of a possible house fire at 6:50 p.m. on Dec. 23 in the 19300 block of King Circle. Upon arrival they saw smoke coming from the chimney area. The Elk River Fire Department extinguished the fire and an Elk River Police Department chaplain was called [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River police and citizens alike are urging people — particularly senior citizens — to not fall victim to scams. The police have taken several reports in recent weeks from people who have received phone calls from people claiming to be a grandson and in need of money to get out [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor The same crisp, blue skies that greeted New York City and Elk River on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, returned to Elk River for the community’s 10th Anniversary Ceremony and Public Safety Open House. It was a day of remembrance and a reminder to never forget or become complacent in [...]
Suspicious dumped box was a good deed What appeared to be the suspicious dumping of a large box apparently turned out to be someone doing a good deed. A person had reported to police at 1:54 p.m. July 2 that a bus pulling a trailer stopped along Highway 10 near Great River Energy (GRE) in [...]
A semi-automatic handgun was removed from a driver after Elk River police responded to a report of a gun-pointing incident. The incident had occurred on eastbound Highway 10 in Big Lake Township and was reported at 10:47 a.m. July 6. Elk River police officers located the suspect vehicle eastbound on Highway 10. A “high risk [...]
A 41-year-old Anoka man is being investigated for allegedly using a device to record a movie while at Marcus Cinema. Police were called to screen No. 5 on June 22. Police escorted the man and his daughter out of the theater. Police are investigating and charges may be pursued.