Crime

Rush City and North Branch schools initiated a “modified lockdown” Monday as a precautionary response to an individual of concern who may have been in the Rush City area. Neither the school districts nor authorities are releasing any specifics at this time about the individual at issue, other than “it was a person who was [...]

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis last week released a list of former priests with credible claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor. Among those on the list is Clarence Vavra, 74, who served at Church of the Sacred Heart in Rush City and St. Gregory Catholic Church in North [...]

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The synthetic marijuana cases brought against the two brothers who run the King Tobacco store in North Branch have been dismissed. Binh Van Do, 51, of Little Falls, and Tin Trong Do, 38, of St. Cloud, each were charged with two counts of felony sale of synthetic cannabinoids and one count of misdemeanor possession of [...]

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by Rachel Kytonen and Jon Tatting— Several people have been arrested in connection with an undercover drug investigation, including an offender on the Minnesota Department of Correction’s top 10 most wanted list. The East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force concluded a four-month investigation late last month into drug trafficking and possession of stolen [...]

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Provided by the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office— The East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force recently concluded a four-month investigation into drug trafficking and possession of stolen property cases that occurred in Chisago and Isanti counties. Of the four search warrants executed on Nov. 26, the first occurred along the 30 block of East [...]

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People enjoying the holiday season can avoid a merry little time in jail if they plan ahead for a sober ride. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Lakes Area Police Department, North Branch Police Department and the Wyoming Police Department will increase drunk driving enforcement during a statewide and nationwide Drive Sober [...]

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