Blaine Police Department
A State Patrol officer and a Blaine Police officer are OK after being involved in a crash Sunday. According to the accident report, around 1:50 a.m. the State Patrol squad car and the Blaine Police squad car sideswiped each other while in pursuit on Interstate 35W at 95th Avenue NE.
A Blaine man is facing charges after allegedly attempting to attack his daughter’s boyfriend with a shovel last month. Todd Martin Rathbun, 50, has been charged with one count of terroristic threats.
Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Blaine Thursday morning, according to Blaine police. The incident occurred in the 100 block of 92nd Avenue near University Avenue, just south of Highway 10.
The Anoka-Hennepin Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and the Blaine Police Department seized synthetic marijuana from a tobacco shop Friday morning, said authorities.