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.
A motorcyclist pursued for speeding got away from Elk River, but an investigation into the crime is continuing. Police officers lost sight of the racing-style motorcycle in Zimmerman shortly after midnight on June 25 near Elk Lake Road and County Road 25.
•A 25-year-old Champlin woman was arrested for DWI in a traffic stop in the early morning hours of June 26 in the area of Highway 10 and Waco Street. Other DWI arrests this past week were: •A 23-year-old Becker woman was arrested for DWI during a CRASH/DWI detail in Big Lake. Elk River police assisted. [...]
Elk River police responded to a close call between a motorist and a truck driver. The driver of a passenger car said she was side by side with a semi and its trailer near a “closed lane ahead” merge point while she was in the left lane of eastbound Highway 10 just west of the [...]