St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office

St. Louis Co. Man Convicted Of Making, Possessing Child PornA 41-year-old St. Louis County man was convicted in a federal court Thursday of producing and possessing child pornography. Nude images of a 5-year-old child were submitted to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in April of 2014. Investigators eventually traced them to Sean Gerald Penoncello.
Sheriff: 1 Dead In St. Louis County ATV CrashOne person died early Sunday morning in an ATV crash in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded to a report of an ATV accident at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on the 5100 block of N. Comstock Lake Rd.
Body Found In Debris Of Exploded Home In Northern MinnesotaCrews have found a body in the ruins of a house that exploded on northern Minnesota's Iron Range. The St. Louis County sheriff's office says authorities used heavy equipment to excavate the site and uncovered the body of an unknown male in the debris.
State Patrol Investigates St. Louis Co. House ExplosionThe Minnesota State Patrol is investigating after a house exploded in the Central Lakes area. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, at 1 a.m. police received a call of debris in the roadway in the 3300 block of Highway 53.
Sheriff: Woman Killed After Car Hits Tree In St. Louis CountyA 68-year-old woman died late Saturday night after the car she was driving went off the road and hit a tree in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded at about 11:47 p.m. to a single vehicle fatality crash on the 5400 block of Taft Road in Fredenberg Township.
Sheriff: Wisconsin Man, 58, Drowns In Lake VermilionOfficials in northern Minnesota say a 58-year-old Wisconsin man drowned Monday night in Lake Vermilion.
Sheriff: Man, Daughter Hit By Lightning In Northern MinnesotaA 51-year-old man and his 4-year-old daughter were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after being hit by lightning in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.
Woman Found Safe After Getting Separated From KayakersRescuers have found a 62-year-old woman safe after she got separated from fellow kayakers in northeastern Minnesota.
ATV Driver Found Dead In Rural St. Louis Co. CreekA bicyclist discovered the aftermath of a fatal ATV crash Saturday morning in St. Louis County. The sheriff's office says a passerby was biking in rural Biwabik Township when they came across an ATV resting in a creek with its motor running.
Aurora Couple Injured When Motorcycle Hits Deer In DuluthAn Aurora couple were thrown from their motorcycle when they hit a deer Friday evening in Duluth. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 62-year-old Curtis Allen Wick and 55-year-old Kim Marie Wick were driving on the Vermilion Trail at Three Lakes Road just before 9 p.m. when a deer crossed in front of them.
2 Severely Injured In St. Louis Co. ATV CrashTwo Twin Cities men suffered severe injuries in an ATV crash Friday morning in Eagles Nest Township. The St. Louis County Sheriff's office received report of a crash at about 9:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of Walsh Road.
2 Duluth Men Arrested, Awaiting Charges For Home InvasionTwo Duluth men are in custody on suspicion of breaking into a man's home and stealing several of his firearms at gunpoint. The St. Louis Sheriff's office says deputies were called to a residence on Rehbein Road at about 1:30 a.m.