A new and expensive underwater tool for the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office was introduced on Thursday — it’s called a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV). “It’s roughly the size of a remote control car,” Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said. “It’s an expensive piece of equipment. It cost us around $150,000-plus.”
Police say a girl was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after being pulled from a pool in Brooklyn Center.
A Mississippi River houseboat took on water this morning and will now be removed at the owner’s expense, according to authorities.
Memorial Day weekend signals the start of summer for many Minnesotans, but authorities want to make sure residents celebrate safely, especially while on the water.
Police arrested five Occupy Homes MN protesters early Friday morning after they chained themselves together in a “sleeping dragon” device inside a south Minneapolis house that officers were attempting to evict.
The desperate screams woke Joni Bauer, of Independence, right out of bed, around 6:45am Saturday morning. At first she thought the noise was coming from the TV, but when she stepped out onto her deck overlooking Lake Sarah, she realized the screams were coming from the water.
The Occupy Minnesota protest, which has demonstrated on Hennepin County’s Government Plaza since Oct. 7, has cost the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office nearly $300,000, a county spokesperson said.