Rice County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff: Good Samaritan Saves Driver From Submerged Car In LonsdaleA Good Samaritan likely saved a man's live Tuesday morning after his vehicle went into a holding pond near Lonsdale, according to the Rice County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff: Missing Ohio Woman's Car Found In Rice Co.The Rice County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a missing Ohio woman. A deputy found an abandoned car Monday night in a parking lot at Shagger Park on Cannon Lake. When they ran the plates, they discovered the car belonged to 24-year-old Chelsea Martinez from Columbus, Ohio.
Teens Re-Arrested After Faribault JailbreakIf you're going to attempt a jailbreak, wouldn't you have a plan for ditching your orange jumpsuit? Rice County authorities say two minimum-security inmates, both 18 years old, threw a fire extinguisher through a window and escaped from the county jail in Faribault early Wednesday morning.
3 Kids In Home During Lonsdale Drug BustThree people are in jail and three children are in protective custody after a drug bust Thursday in Lonsdale. The Rice County Sheriff's Office says agents from the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force executed a no-knock search warrant at 11:25 a.m. at a residence -- where drugs, firearms and stolen property were suspected to be.
Authorities Investigating Northfield Drugging IncidentThe Rice County Sheriff's Office is investigating an alleged Northfield drugging incident earlier this month.
Police: Body Found In Lonsdale Was Missing 'U' StudentInvestigators say the body that was found early Monday evening in Lonsdale is that of a missing University of Minnesota student.
Faribault Firefighter Killed In Rollover CrashA 21-year-old firefighter has died after his pickup truck rolled into the Cannon River on Saturday morning, according to authorities.
Woman Hit, Killed While Walking Dogs Near NorthfieldA 48-year-old woman from Northfield was struck by a vehicle while walking her dogs Thursday morning and later died at the hospital, according to the Rice County Sheriff’s Office.
Man Found In Burning Van ID’dAuthorities have identified the man who was found dead inside a burning van last weekend in Rice County.
Autopsy: Person Found In Burning Van Was A Man An autopsy performed Monday revealed that the victim found inside a burning van over the weekend was an adult male, the Rice County Sheriff’s Office said.
Driver Killed In Semi-Truck Rollover IdentifiedAuthorities have identified the semi-truck driver who was killed after a rollover accident on Highway 3 just south of Northfield Thursday afternoon.
Driver Killed After Semi-Truck Rolls Over Near NorthfieldA semi-truck driver is dead after a rollover accident on Highway 3 just south of Northfield Thursday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
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