Forest Lake PD Disbandment Would Lay Off 23 Officers, Save $385K A YearOn Monday, a city council in the north metro is expected to take a controversial vote on whether or not to disband their police department.
Forest Lake Residents Speak Out Against Disbanding Of Police DepartmentThe Forest Lake City Council heard passionate pleas Monday night to keep the police department together.
Sheriff Warns Of Stranger-Related Incidents Near Lake Elmo SchoolThe Washington County Sheriff's office is alerting the public about two incidents that happened at or near Lake Elmo Elementary School.
Sheriff: 1 Injured In Oakdale ShootingThe Washington County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding the person responsible for shooting a man Friday night in Oakdale.
Washington Co. Sheriff Seeks Comment On Body Camera PlanThe Washington County Sheriff’s Office says it’s seeking comment from the public on its plan to put body cameras on officers.
Sheriff: 1 Arrested After Assault In AftonThe Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating after an incident in Afton, Minnesota Friday morning.
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.