Duluth Police Department
It was Easter Sunday when a family in Duluth lost everything they had in a fire. Now the Duluth Police Department is helping that family out. On Saturday, officers with the Duluth Police Department took the two children, 5-year-old Aurora and 3-year-old Kayden, on a trip to Walmart.
The Duluth Police Department has identified a 33-year-old man found dead with an apparent head injury. Matthew Walker of Duluth was discovered Saturday morning outside of a multi-unit rental property. Police say the victim was assaulted, but have declined to comment further.
A 32-year-old Duluth firefighter is facing four criminal charges after police say they found child pornography on his electronic devices. Caleb Stuart Lofald of Hermantown is charged with felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct, felony possession of pictorial representation of minors, felony interference with privacy against a minor under 18 and misdemeanor interference with privacy.
Duluth police say a 6-year-old boy was killed when he was struck by a van while crossing a street on his bicycle. A police news release says it happened around 3:45 p.m. Saturday.
Authorities in Duluth are seeking the public’s help finding a suspect who reportedly abducted a 14-year-old girl Wednesday evening.
Authorities in Duluth are asking for the public’s help to find a woman who hasn’t been seen in almost a week. Dale Elizabeth Gerard, 74, was last seen at her Duluth home on the 5600 block of Grand Avenue last Saturday.
A crime alert was canceled within hours of being issued Monday after a Duluth boy went missing.
A Duluth police officer, who was caught on surveillance video punching a 50-year-old man in a wheelchair last month, now faces two misdemeanor charges, authorities said Thursday.
Emergency personnel responded to two separate water emergency calls on Lake Superior Monday at Tot Lot Beach on Duluth’s Park Point. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the water emergencies involved four swimmers in distress, and one would-be rescuer in distress. One incident was reported around 11:30 a.m., and the second around 4 p.m.
A twenty-six year veteran of the Duluth Police Department has been named the 2012 Police Officer of the Year by the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association.
A new community effort is underway to end sex trafficking along the north shore in Duluth.