Man Who Shot Himself During Oakdale Police Search ID'dThe man who died in an incident Thursday morning has been identified. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says authorities were sent to the 2700 block of Granite Avenue North at about 8 a.m.
Boater Finds Body Floating In St. Croix RiverA boater on the St. Croix River called police Saturday after spotting a dead body floating near the shore.
1 Arrested After Suspicious Death In Forest LakeAuthorities say a woman's body was found in a Forest Lake apartment Friday night and a man has been detained in connection with the incident. The Forest Lake Police Department was called at about 7:55 p.m. Friday by a landlord to an apartment on the 900 block of 12th St. SW.
70-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Washington County Swimming PoolOfficials in the Washington County Sheriff's Office say they received the call at around 5:35 p.m. When they arrived at the pool in the city of Grant along with Lakeview Ambulance and Stillwater Fire Department, they weren't able to revive her.
Washington County Warns Of Deputy-Impersonating Credit Card ScamA man impersonating a sheriff's deputy has been calling Washington County residents and threatening to arrest them if they don't pay fines or tickets by phone with pre-paid credit cards.
Sheriff: Body Found In Mississippi River In St. Paul ParkThe Washington County Sheriff's Office says a body has been found on the Mississippi River in St. Paul Park Wednesday morning.
Woman Angry With Parking Ticket She Got At Neighbor's FuneralSeveral people attending a funeral this week came out of the service to find parking tickets on their windshields.
Body Found In St. Croix River Near Lakeland ShoresThe Washington County Sheriff's office says a body washed up on the shores of the St. Croix River Friday. The discovery was reported at about 2:30 p.m. near the city of Lakeland Shores. The body has not yet been identified, but it is believed to be that of a man.
Retired Ramsey Co. Sheriff's Deputy Under Investigation For Missing EvidenceA retired Ramsey County Sheriff's deputy is being investigated after pieces of evidence from some of his cases were found to be missing. The Ramsey County Sheriff's office says retired Deputy Thomas Rudenick is being investigated after inconsistencies in some of his property records become apparent while his remaining cases were being closed out.
1 Person Dead In Washington Co. RolloverOne person has died after a rollover car accident in Washington County late Tuesday evening. According to the accident report, 24-year-old John W. Schmidt, of North St. Paul, was traveling westbound on Highway 96 toward Kimbro Avenue N. when he went around a curve and into oncoming traffic.
Suspicious Death Investigated In Oak Park HeightsPolice are investigating a suspicious death in the eastern Minnesota city of Oak Park Heights. Officers went to a town house on Sunday to check on someone who family members had not been able to reach.
Sheriff: Man Rescued From Ice On St. Croix RiverSheriff William Hutton said despite repeated warnings to stay off the ice, a man decided to walk on the St. Croix River when a chunk of it broke free, sending him for a ride downstream.
Police: High School Teacher Shot Dead In MahtomediA popular high school teacher was shot to death by a teenager early Saturday morning in Mahtomedi. According to the Washington County Sheriff's office, police received report of a shot fired near Highway 244 and 75th Street North at 3:17 a.m.
Cottage Grove Woman Indicted On Child Pornography ChargesNude photos of a sleeping child led to a federal indictment for a Cottage Grove, Minnesota, woman. Roxanne Merrell, 35, has been charged with two counts of production of child pornography. She was offered $100,000 to take photos of a minor "below the waste" and nude, according to the indictment.
Sheriff: 2 In Custody After Chase Ends With Van Crashing Into GarageA police chase involving a stolen van ended Monday morning with the van crashing into a garage in White Bear Lake and two people being taken into custody, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said the incident started at about just before 2 a.m. as officers in Washington County got into a pursuit with the van on County Road E in Mahtomedi.