Crime

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a report that a man jumped off the 610 West River Bridge into the Mississippi River in Brooklyn Park on May 7. This led to a broad emergency response in what authorities believe was a hoax, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said a video of [...]

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By ABC Newspapers   The body found in an RV picked up in Anoka has been identified as an Anoka man missing since last fall. Police have confirmed the body was that of Kevin Casserly, 22, who had been reported missing Nov. 17, 2013. Casserly’s vehicle had been found in the 2700 block of Seventh [...]

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By Lisa Kaczke Sun CURRENT Newspapers   Thomas W. Evenstad was charged with two counts of terrorist threats after he appeared at the homes of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek and an assistant Hennepin County attorney. Neither man was home when Evenstad arrived on Friday, March 14, but their wives were and said they felt [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Former treasurer of the Oxbow Creek Elementary PTO, Melissa O’Brien, was charged with stealing nearly $55,000 in funds from the organization in April 2013 to pay personal bills. She was charged with one count of theft by swindle for the funds that disappeared from the account between October [...]

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The following events occurred between Oct. 13 through Oct. 26.   Oct. 13   11100 block of Xenia Ave.: Property damage – mailbox 11100 block of Xenia Ave.: Property damage – mailbox 11800 block of Emery Village Dr.: Harassment – female receiving harassment 5000 block of Oxbow Pl.: Harassment – female receiving harassment 12000 block [...]

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 The Anoka Champlin Fire Department responded to the following calls in the month of October. 1 dumpster/mailbox/outside fire, 2 gasoline/chemical spills, 2 vehicle fires, 3 unauthorized burning, 7 system malfunctions, 1 structure fire, 2 smoke/odor removal, 1 smoke scare, 2 service calls/police assists,1 rescue/extrication, 1 dryer/cooking fire, 2 natural gas leaks, 4 medical assists, 9 [...]

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The following events occurred during the weeks of Sept. 29 to Oct. 12.   Sept. 29 600 block of Keniston St.: Theft no pay – taxi cab Hwy. 169 & Miller Rd.: Juvenile curfew – cited 11700 block of Champlin Dr.: Assault – adult arrested   Sept. 30 5000 block of 111th Ave.: Attempted burglary, [...]

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Brooklyn Park man, wanted for speeding, hit speeds ranging from 100 to 150 mph Jim Boyle ELK RIVER STAR NEWS   Elk River Police helped bring an end to a police chase that started 15 miles and three cities away when a crotch rocket-type motorcycle blew by a Champlin police officer at 100-plus mph, according [...]

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