Chisago County Sheriff’s Office

The North Branch City Council at a work session Thursday came to a consensus it would approach the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office about contracting for law enforcement services. If a contract with the county were approved, it would mean the disbandment of the city’s police force. The city has been searching for ways to reduce [...]

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Northwoods Bank of Minnesota is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who robbed its Rush City bank last week. The suspect, described as a white male between 5 feet 7  inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 220 pounds, entered Northwoods Bank, 1275 W. [...]

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A man who claimed he had a gun robbed Northwoods Bank in Rush City shortly after the noon hour Tuesday, Feb. 19. According to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect, described as a white male, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 220 pounds, entered the bank at 12:41 p.m. and advised the teller [...]

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Earlier last month, the Rush City Council learned how busy county deputies were in keeping the community safe last year. As important as public safety is, however, can policing in such roles as traffic patrol go overboard in a city of about 3,000 people? During public comment time at the Jan. 28 council meeting, long-time [...]

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Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the disappearance of Danielle Jelinek, who was last seen in south Chisago Lakes Township on Dec. 9. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance from the public while continuing to interview [...]

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On Dec. 27 at approximately 8:18 p.m., deputies from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Fairfield Avenue, just north of Tiger Trail, for a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision. The preliminary investigation revealed a 24-year-old of Rush City man was driving a vehicle northbound on Fairfield Avenue, just [...]

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