Anoka County Sheriff’s Office

Man, 63, Dies In Anoka County Motorcycle CrashA 63-year-old man died Sunday in a crash involving a motorcycle north of the Twin Cities metro, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office. Authorities were called at about 3:39 p.m. to the area of Fawn Lake Dr. NE and Thames St. NE in the city of Linwood on a report of an injury accident involving a motorcycle.
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.