law enforcement

by Jim Boyle Editor Storage unit burglary signals summer is coming Summer must be coming. Elk River Police are investigating a burglary of a storage unit and the theft of an air conditioner on the 700 block of Quinn Street in Elk River. The 71-year-old Apple Valley man who owns the unit called police at 11:42 a.m. May 19 to report [...]

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A: May 15 was designated National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. The week containing May 15, which is May 12-18 this year, was designated National Police Week. National activities are hosted each year in Washington, D.C., to honor those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice the previous [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A 45-year-old Elk River man was driving April 20 when he left the roadway and sheared off a fire hydrant with his vehicle near 171st Avenue along Highway 10, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. The driver appeared to have been on the phone and distracted while traveling westbound, [...]

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Man driving on sidewalk collides with another vehicle A man allegedly driving a vehicle on the sidewalk near Walmart in Elk River crashed into another vehicle and was taken to the hospital. Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz said police suspect that the 66-year-old St. Michael man was having a medical incident. The man was [...]

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  Elk River Police are investigating a crash from over the weekend in which a car veered off Highway 10 Saturday night and crashed into the former Elk Motel. Tracks can be seen leading up to the end unit of the apartment complex, where the vehicle struck a vacant apartment. The car came down an [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Teen faces possible charges in crash Elk River Police are investigating a one-vehicle crash in which they believe alcohol may have been a contributing factor. They are awaiting blood test results and are considering charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and criminal vehicular operation against a 17-year-old Elk River boy, according to Elk River Police Capt. [...]

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