Crime
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...Read More
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A Wyoming man was arrested late last month for burglarizing an apartment and sexually assaulting a woman who lives there with a child. Matthew Alan Meyer, 23, charged with first degree burglary of an occupied residence and criminal sexual conduct in the third degree, made his first appearance Oct. 2...Read More
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$2,500 reward offered The North Branch Police Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in tracking down the person or persons responsible for a burglary and arson fire at the Main Street Center building in North Branch. Deb Heggerston, the landlord of th...Read More
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Authorities on Sept. 23 arrested three people out of a Rush City home where a search warrant uncovered a suspected methamphetamine lab and other related contraband. For safety reasons, a section of South Frandsen Avenue near West Fourth Street was closed and neighboring residents were evacuated at t...Read More
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A Shoreview man has been charged with four counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult for the alleged theft of $216,437 from his parents, money he obtained from the sale of their home in August 2010. Deno Walter Berndt, 49, a former Minneapolis lawyer, had taken over the responsibility o...Read More
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An inmate of the Chisago County Jail was reportedly found to be in possession of slightly more than 40 grams of methamphetamine Sept. 2. According to a criminal complaint from the Chisago Attorney’s Office, an inmate told jail staff that another inmate, Crystal Ann Neihart, 30, had narcotics. The ...Read More
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