Washington County Looking To Crack Down On Sex TraffickingSince mid-December, law enforcement agencies have worked together to bring charges against six men accused of aiding and abetting sex trafficking.
Officer Dragged, Person Tased In Forest Lake IncidentAn officer was dragged from a vehicle while trying to make an arrest in Washington County early Thursday morning.
Body Recovered From St. Croix River, North Of StillwaterAuthorities retrieved a body from the St. Croix River early Saturday afternoon, just north of downtown Stillwater. The body was found in the area where police have been searching for Abbey Russell, a 24-year-old Stillwater woman who hasn't been seen since last Saturday.
Stillwater Police Seek Public's Help Finding Missing WomanAbby Russell, 24, was last seen at her house around midnight, near the intersection of Poplar Street and Highway 95. She's described as 5'7", 150 pounds with shoulder-length brown hair and green eyes.
Sex Assault Suspect Turns Self In After Chaplain Confronts HimA sexual assault suspect turned himself into police Friday night, authorities say, after a Washington County Sheriff's chaplain recognized the suspect as being one his of church parishioners.