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Carver County Authorities Seek Walgreen’s Theft Suspect

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a man who is suspected of stealing from a Walgreen’s in mid-July.

08/05/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Dead In Carver County Motorcycle Crash

Two people were killed Wednesday night after a motorcycle lost control, left the roadway and hit a field approach in Dahlgren Township, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.

07/02/2015

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Carver Co. Sheriff: Beware Of Door-To-Door Tax Scammers

The Carver County Sheriff’s office is warning metro residents of a door-to-door scammer posing as a Minnesota Department of Revenue agent. Sheriff Jim Olson says the scammer is demanding people to pay back taxes immediately or they will call local law enforcement.

06/03/2015

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2 Men Charged With Murder In Rural Carver County Man’s Death

Reinol Vergara, 35, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and Edson Benitez, 29, was charged with two counts of aiding and abetting second-degree murder in the death of Earl Olander at his Carver County home on April 9 or April 10.

05/13/2015

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2 Men Arrested In Killing Of 90-Year-Old Carver Co. Farmer

Sheriff’s deputies say a tip helped them find the men responsible for killing a 90-year-old farmer in his home.

05/12/2015

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Granlund Sculpture Stolen From Minn. Landscape Arboretum

A statue by world-renowned Minnesota sculptor Paul T. Granlund was stolen last week from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska. The 42-inch high bronze statue “South Wind” was removed from the Nelson Shrub Rose Garden sometime between last Thursday night and Saturday morning, according to arboretum officials.

04/23/2015

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Retired Farmer, 90, Found Killed With Hands Bound

Authorities are investigating after a 90-year-old Carver County man was found dead with his hands bound and evidence of an assault Saturday.

04/13/2015

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Shakopee Teacher Charged With Solicitation Of A Minor

A 34-year-old Shakopee school teacher is facing charges for solicitation of a minor, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.

04/09/2015

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Man Cited For Yelling Profanities At Kids On School Bus

A Chanhassen man was cited for disorderly conduct earlier this month after he allegedly went on a profanity-laced outburst on a school bus with children on board, according to the Carvery County Sheriff’s Office.

03/30/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Found Dead In Norwood Young America, Murder-Suicide Suspected

A murder-suicide is suspected after two people were found dead in the garage of a home in Norwood Young America Wednesday night, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called at about 5:07 p.m. to a death investigation at 920 Preserve Blvd. in Norwood Young America.

03/12/2015

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Update: Missing Chanhassen Man, 87, Found Safe

An 87-year-old Chanhassen man that went missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe. Verne Fedje Christensen was last seen Thursday afternoon when he left home to go workout at a gym — but never arrived.

01/30/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Suspects Robbed Chanhassen Subway

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office has released surveillance images in the armed robbery of a Subway Restaurant in Chanhassen with hopes someone will recognize the two suspects.

01/09/2015

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Sheriff: Adult Male Stops 12-Year-Old Boy, Asks If He Wants A Ride

hanhassen Crime Prevention released a public safety notice after an adult male reportedly stopped a boy walking home from school. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, around 4:40 p.m. on Monday a 12-year-old boy was walking home from the bus drop on Orchard Lane when an adult male pulled up next to him.

12/16/2014

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Two Kids In Hospital After Car Crash That Killed Their Mother

Two children remain hospitalized Monday night after they were passengers in a car crash that killed their mother.

11/17/2014

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Medical Examiner: Waconia Woman Killed In Carver County Crash

A 34-year-old Waconia woman died Saturday night after a crash involving two vehicles in Carver County, authorities said. The crash happened at about 3:39 p.m. Saturday on County Road 10 at 102nd Street in Laketown Township.

11/17/2014

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At Least 4 Die In Crashes As Storm Hits Minnesota

At least two people have died in crashes on icy roads as the first blast of wintry weather hits Minnesota. The State Patrol says in south-central Minnesota, a car driver was killed after losing control and colliding with a semi-truck.

11/11/2014

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Chaska Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A 27-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Carver County Friday morning. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened at about 7:16 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 40 and 152nd Street in Dahlgren Township. Jennifer Marie Compton of Chaska was traveling southbound on CR 40 when an eastbound vehicle entered the intersection at 152nd Street.

10/28/2014

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Officials: Farmer Accidentally Buried Alive In Ditch

Carver County officials say a 78-year-old farmer was accidentally buried alive in a ditch Sunday while working to install a drainage tile.

10/19/2014

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Sheriff: Arrest Made After Chanhassen Teen Assaulted With Baseball Bat

Authorities say a 19-year-old man was arrested in Arizona Sunday after he allegedly assaulted a Chanhassen teen with a baseball bat at a church. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office received a report that the assault took place at about 4:50 a.m. at the Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen.

10/17/2014

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Group of Juveniles Caught ‘Batting’ Rocks At Carver County Homes

Carver County sheriff’s deputies caught a group of juveniles who had been running through backyards in Waconia, Minn., “batting” rocks at houses.

09/29/2014

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1 Dead In Carver Co. Rollover

One man is dead after a rollover crash in Carver County Sunday night.
Forty-year-old Bradley Scott Schauer, of Young America Township, died after sustaining serious injuries in a rollover crash.

09/10/2014

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Sheriff: Beware Of Prepaid Card Scams

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of scams involving prepaid cards. Sheriff Jim Olson says scammers are tricking people into using Green Dot MoneyPak cards to pay shipping fees for phony rewards; to pay off nonexistent fines; to pay past-due utility bills with the threat of service disruption; to pay for computer virus removal and to seek money to pay a relative’s bail.

09/05/2014

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Woman, 19, Dies In Scott County Crash

A 19-year-old woman from St. Anthony died Friday from injuries suffered in a crash in Scott County, authorities said. Authorities were called at about 4:02 p.m. Friday to a crash in the area of West 150th Street at Baseline Avenue in Louisville Township.

08/03/2014

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Man, 51, In Custody For Allegedly Shooting At Another Man

A 51-year-old man is in custody Thursday for allegedly shooting at another male Sunday evening. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, police responded to a call of a gunshot at 8:47 p.m. Sunday at a residence in the 300 block of Park Street E. in New Germany, Minn.

07/31/2014

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Police: Verizon Burglars Cut Hole In Wall, Climbed Through Ceiling Tiles

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary of a Waconia Verizon Wireless store, where thieves entered through ceiling tiles and cut a hole through drywall. Authorities responded to reports of a burglary at the store, located at 716 Vista Blvd., as well as Bella Nails and Spa next door.

07/15/2014

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