Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office
by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A uniformed officer is now present at Sherburne County Board meetings, a change implemented in the wake of a Jan. 26 shooting at New Hope City Hall. In that case, a man opened fire on police officers who were outside the council chambers after a swearing-in ceremony. ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer School District 728 partners with the cities of Elk River and Rogers and both Sherburne and Wright counties to bring the security of police presence into district buildings with appointed school liaison officers. The Elk River Area School Board members learned mor...Read More
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At 6:35 p.m. on Sunday evening, Sherburne County deputies were dispatched to a motorcycle accident in the 18100 block of 17th Street SE in Blue Hill Township. Deputies found the driver and sole occupant of the motorcycle in the ditch unconscious and rescue efforts were immediately started by respond...Read More
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The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office will host a youth hunter safety program from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3 at the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office Range and Training Center, 13880 Business Center Drive, Elk River, Door J. This is the “Field Day” for students who have c...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office and the Elk River Police Department will host the United States Police K-9 Association Region 12 K-9 Field Trials on June 28-30 in Elk River. The trials are a compilation of events in which police K-9 teams demonstrate their ability to work...Read More
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A St. Cloud man was killed early Tuesday morning following a roll over crash of a dune buggy style vehicle in Haven Township. According to Sheriff Joel Brott, Luke Lietha, 27, died at the scene at 2:05 a.m. following CPR attempts by emergency personnel. The accident occurred in a farm field in the 7...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor In Elk River and elsewhere, Ford Crown Victoria squad cars are reaching the end of the road. The Elk River Police Department’s last three will be retired in 2015. After that the only one still in service will be one used by the police reserves. The Crown Victoria Po...Read More
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The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office was called yesterday at 5:18 p.m. to a farming accident at 8523 State St, Clear Lake. According to Sheriff Joel Brott, deputier arrived to discover Brad Braun, 61, of Clear Lake, was pinned underneath a tractor that he had been operating on the family farm. ...Read More
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A Big Lake man was arrested Sunday following a six-hour standoff with law enforcement. According to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, deputies were called to the 17400 block of 165th Street in Big Lake Township shortly after 7 a.m. for a neighborhood dispute involving a 47-year-old man. Sheriff...Read More
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The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with Know the Truth will be hosting two community forums with a focus on heroin use and addiction. These events are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about heroin and other illegal drugs that are being used in the community. The ...Read More
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State law allows departments to net various items after citizens break law by Joni Astrup Associate Editor State law that allows law enforcement to seize property associated with certain criminal activity has netted a few unusual items locally. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department once seized...Read More
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