2 Found Dead In Meeker County HomeLaw enforcement officers are investigating the deaths of two people found in a residence in Meeker County.
Deputy Accused Of Stealing Drugs & Toys Charged, ReleasedA Meeker County sheriff's deputy accused of stealing prescription drugs and toys from children faces nine criminal counts ranging from felonies to petty misdemeanors. Travis Sebring, 33, was arrested at his department headquarters in Meeker County Tuesday.
Meeker Co. Deputy Accused Of Stealing Drugs & Toys From CountyA Meeker County deputy is in jail accused of stealing controlled substances from the county's Drug Take Back Drop Box, as well as toys from a toy drive, the Meeker County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday.
Sheriff: Doghouse Heat Lamp Cause Of Meeker Co. House FireAuthorities determined a house fire in Meeker County was caused due to a heat lamp used for pets. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, just before 3:30 p.m. on Sunday officers received a call of a house fire in the 23400 block of 685th Avenue.
Meeker Co. Sheriff: 10 Lbs. Of Pot, Human Skull Found In Dead Man's HomeEmergency workers were caught off guard to find 10 pounds of marijuana and a human skull at the Meeker County home of a man who had just died of natural causes. The sheriff's office says 911 received a report of an unresponsive man Tuesday morning on the 66500 block of 340th Street in Forest City Township.
Barn Fire Kills More Than 20 Pigs, Destroys 1,000 Bales Of StrawOfficials in central Minnesota say a barn fire overnight Monday killed more than 20 pigs and destroyed more than 1,000 bales of straw.
2 Injured In Meeker Co. ATV Crash; Alcohol A Contributing FactorThe Meeker County Sheriff's Office says two men were injured after crashing their ATV head-on into a tree this weekend. On Saturday at 12:40 a.m., the sheriff's office received a call that a person injured in an ATV accident was being taken to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.
'Ghost Hunter' Sentenced To Probation For Litchfield Church Break-InOne of the self-dubbed ghost hunters who broke into a historic Litchfield church in May has been sentenced to five years of probation.
DNR: Starry Stonewort Confirmed In Minnesota LakesThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says an invasive pest has been confirmed in Minnesota lakes for the first time.
Man Attempts To Flee Police By Driving Into Cornfield In Meeker Co.A 35-year-old man was arrested Thursday after fleeing police in Meeker County. Brian Berwald, of Hutchinson, faces charges of driving after cancellation of license and fleeing a peace officer.
Sheriff: Driver, 21, Dies In Meeker Co. Rollover CrashOfficials in central Minnesota say a 21-year-old driver died Wednesday evening after he was thrown from a sports car in a rollover crash.
Sheriff: 2 Teens Injured In Meeker County ATV CrashTwo teenagers have been injured – one seriously -- in an ATV crash Saturday evening, according to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office.