Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office

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’s deputies encountered the man carrying his shotgun toward a [...]

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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 schedule is: •Wednesday, July [...]

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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 a semi-tractor and trailer from a drug deal, according to [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Shortly after Joel Brott became Sherburne County’s sheriff in 2009, he was invited to participate in an event about heroin. At that time there had been some heroin arrests in Sherburne County but it didn’t seem to be prevalent, he said. Today, that isn’t the case. Sherburne County saw nearly [...]

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The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a Fridley man was killed on the morning of Dec. 27 during a three-vehicle collision on County Road 15 in Big Lake Township. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. near the intersection of 211th Avenue and County Road 15, according to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, [...]

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