Crime

An inmate at the Rush City prison is facing two new serious felony charges, including attempted premeditated murder, in connection with a 2012 incident that left another inmate with a traumatic brain injury. A criminal complaint against 53-year-old Mark William Latimer was originally filed in May 2013, alleging he committed first-degree assault on another inmate […]

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A Harris man with felony kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct convictions on his record is facing new, similar charges following his arrest at a Harris residence Nov. 15. Jesse Michael Ericson, 48, who has an alternative residence in Rush City on file, was charged with four felony counts, including criminal sexual predatory conduct with kidnapping […]

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A Forest Lake man is accused of asking a minor teen to engage in sex acts and sending a sexually explicit image of himself during a series of conversations via a popular social networking website. Little did the alleged offender realize, person on the other end was actually a crime analyst doing her job. Anthony […]

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The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office has stepped up efforts to provide an innovative way to keep residents up-to-date on illegal activity and crime in their community. Sheriff Rick Duncan announced the launch of Regional Analysis and Information Sharing, RAIDS Online, with a demonstration during a press conference Monday morning, Nov. 10, at the Chisago County […]

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A man and his girlfriend have been accused of assaulting a man who survived a stabbing outside of his Rush City residence after midnight Wednesday, Sept. 24. Roger Bruce Nahl, 30, and Ashley Marie Gorman, 24, both of Rush City, each have been charged with aiding and abetting assault in the first degree and aiding […]

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Millions of people across the United States are victims of fraud every year, which equates to billions of dollars stolen, according to information from the American Association of Retired Persons Fraud Watch Network. It is estimated that someone’s identity is stolen every two seconds in the United States. These are certainly frightening statistics, but there […]

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