Anoka County Sheriff’s Office

Reward Offered For Info On Suspect In Columbia Heights Home InvasionPolice in Columbia Heights are offering a $1,000 reward for information that will lead the arrest of a suspect in a home invasion and robbery last week.
Suspect Vehicle Sought In Columbia Heights Home InvasionOfficials in Columbia Heights say they’re searching for a vehicle of interest in connection to an incident earlier this week where a 76-year-old man was robbed and shot in his home.
Police: Man, 76, Shot In Columbia Heights Home InvasionColumbia Heights police are searching for the armed intruder who followed an elderly man into his home, then robbed and shot him. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, as the 76-year old widower was bringing groceries in from his car that was parked in his driveway.
Sheriff: Elderly Woman Rescued After House Fire In Oak GroveAllina paramedics and a sheriff's deputy in Anoka County are being called heroes after an elderly woman was rescued from a house fire in the north Twin Cities metro on Monday.
Suspect In 2 Bank Robberies Arrested In BlaineA suspect in two recent metro area bank robberies was arrested Thursday afternoon in Blaine.
Plane Lands Safely At Blaine Airport After Gear MalfunctionTwo people had a scare in the air on Friday in Anoka County. A plane's landing gear malfunctioned as it was descending into the Blaine Airport around 3:25 p.m.
Mother Of Girl Accidentally Shot By Boyfriend Speaks OutThe mother of a 14-year-old girl accidentally shot by her boyfriend earlier this year has moved her daughter out of state.
Stabbing Suspect Arrested After Standoff With PoliceA 28-year-old Blaine man is in custody after a standoff with police followed a stabbing that injured a man early Sunday morning in Circle Pines. The Centennial Lakes Police Department received a report of a stabbing at about 5:32 a.m. Sunday on the 100 block of Village Parkway.
Dispute Over Poker Chips Led To Fatal Coon Rapids Bar ShootingPolice have arrested a suspect in connection with a Coon Rapids shooting that left one man dead early Thursday morning. According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, officers received a call at 12:45 a.m. of a shooting at Willy's Bar & Grill, located in the 2500 block of Coon Rapids Blvd NW.
Police Looking For Help To ID Columbia Heights Bank RobberPolice are looking for help finding a man who robbed a Columbia Heights U.S. Bank branch.
Anoka Co. Sheriff: Motorcyclist Killed In BethelA man was killed Wednesday night in a motorcycle crash in Bethel, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's office. Deputies responded to a report of a crash at about 7:15 p.m. near the area of 236th Avenue Northwest and Kumquat Street Northeast.
Cop Charged With Illegally Recording Job Interviews Of PeersA former St. Francis police investigator will be in court next week on charges he illegally recorded interviews of candidates applying for the same job as him. A.J. Gennaro is accused of recording the interviews of five people applying for a promotion with the department.