Chisago County Sheriff’s Office

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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The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with Wild River Snowmobile Club hosted a youth snowmobile safety class Dec. 8.  Many faithful club volunteers helped the eager students complete their driving test at Wild Mountain Ski and Recreation Area. Wild Mountain graciously took time to make a special area of snow. This is the second [...]

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A 17-year-old Rush City High School student was arrested Monday, Dec. 17 after threatening to bomb the school and harm another classmate, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. The male student reportedly made direct threats against a female student just before the noon hour. Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the school and spoke to two [...]

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(Update) The search for Danielle Jelinek, missing since Saturday, Dec. 8, has not yielded any new information to law enforcement as of this time, according to a Dec. 14 press release provided by the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. The release continued: Due to anticipated worsening weather conditions, search efforts will be switched to concentrated areas on [...]

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