Wright County Sheriff’s Office
Authorities said an 81-year-old Monticello man died Tuesday when his vehicle went off the road in Wright County, went into a ditch and hit a tree. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle crash at about 1:53 p.m. Tuesday near the area of 127th Street NE and 120th Street NE in Monticello.
A 74-year-old Rockford man was killed Monday after being thrown from an ATV west of the Twin Cities, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.
A 74-year-old man is in police custody after he apparently fired a gunshot at his wife during a domestic situation Sunday night northwest of the Twin Cities metro. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman at about 7:27 p.m. on the 3300 block of Edmonson Avenue NE that her husband had just shot at her with a handgun.
Maple Grove Police have arrested a man suspected of a month-long armed-robbery spree that mostly targeted fast-food restaurants along the Interstate 94 corridor. According to authorities, Douglas Wayne Gravelle was taken into custody on Thursday. This arrest comes after a string of armed robberies which began in early September. Fast-food restaurants in Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud, Big Lake, Clearwater and Monticello were targeted. A Game Stop video game store in Monticello may also have been robbed by Gravelle earlier this month.
Authorities have released surveillance photos of a man wanted in connection to shooting death of a man in Annandale in late September.
Authorities are looking for a suspect after a man robbed a video game store in Monticello at gunpoint on Saturday. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Monticello GameStop just before 10 p.m. Saturday on the 9200 block of Cedar Street.
Police say the 42-year-old man found dead in an Annandale home Saturday morning was murdered. The body of Kyle Greene was discovered inside of a residence on Poplar Avenue North Saturday morning. According to Annandale Police Chief Jeff Herr, the Midwest Medical Examiner’s office ruled Greene’s death a homicide, but Herr did not elaborate. Anyone with information is asked to call the Annandale Police or Wright County Sheriff’s Office at 763-682-1162.
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says a citizen helped save a 61-year-old Albertville man whose boat capsized early Monday morning.
Two 54-year-old men were involved in two separate farming accidents on two separate farms in Stockholm Township, with one reported dead from his injuries. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s office, the first accident happened on Friday evening when a 54-year-old man from Hutchinson was trying to remove corn stalks that were jamming a corn chopper on a farm on Quimby Avenue Southwest, near Cokato. His jacket got caught, and the man was pulled in to the machine. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a Monticello Burger King at gunpoint early Thursday morning. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office said an employee was leaving a the parking lot of the Burger King at 945 Ash Street in Clearwater at 12:43 a.m. when a man tapped on the car window with a black handgun. The employee fled the scene, leaving the suspect, who was dressed in all black.
A 52-year-old Elk River man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Silver Creek Township Saturday night, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says a suspicious man who was taking pictures in Albertville wasn’t taking pictures of children, but was a real estate person photographing a foreclosed home. At about 12:40 p.m. last Friday, two juvenile females recently reported a man taking photos of them in Albertville.
The Wright County Sheriff’s office is investigating after two juvenile females recently reported a man taking photos of them in Albertville. Authorities said the incident was reported at about 12:40 p.m. last Friday near the area of 75th Street NE and Large Avenue.
One man is dead and one person is injured after a tractor flipped in Wright County early Friday evening. The Wright County Sheriff’s office was alerted to the report of flipped tractor at approximately 5:45 p.m. The tractor went in to a ditch near the intersection of County Road 104 and Huber Avenue, northwest of Clearwater Township. Two people were pinned under the tractor. An adult male was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities say a 27-year-old man from Buffalo suffered serious and life-threatening injuries after being hit by a train in Wright County Wednesday morning.