North Branch Police

North Branch Police Chief Dan Meyer told the City Council Monday night that he thinks the city should suspend its Driver Awareness Program until the Minnesota Legislature can review the program to determine its legality. The Sheriff’s Office implemented the Chisago County Driver Awareness Program in May 2013, a citation diversion effort that also received [...]

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A North Branch police officer sprained an ankle and experienced frostbite while in pursuit of a man who allegedly assaulted and attempted to flee the officer on foot. James Lonsdale Artig III, 29, of North Branch, was charged by complaint with felony fourth-degree assault, gross misdemeanor providing false information to police and fleeing a police [...]

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As part of the “Toward Zero Deaths” campaign, Frank Scherf, northeast Minnesota law enforcement liaison for the state Department of Public Safety, presented North Branch Police Sgt. Rick Sapp (left) and North Branch Police Chief Dan Meyer with a portable PBT outside of the City Council chambers Monday night. Scherf explained the program used to [...]

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You don’t have to have yourself a merry little time in jail if you 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 or [...]

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A 21-year-old North Branch man has been arrested in connection with the Nov. 4 arson fire at North Branch Veterinary Hospital, according to a Nov. 12 press release by Sgt. Rick Sapp of the North Branch Police Department. The suspect was arrested and booked for second degree arson, a felony, thanks to an investigation by [...]

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By Derrick Knutson It’s pretty easy for a thief to steal just about anything from an unlocked vehicle. On the morning of July 6, someone lifted goods from sixed unlocked vehicles around North Branch. Police Chief Dan Meyer said the thief or thieves made off with items such as cash, checks, garage door openers and cigarettes. [...]

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