North Branch Police

$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 the complex, at 6448 Main St., which has […]

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Suspect currently in custody in Isanti County   Those who live near 400th Street and Golden Avenue in North Branch likely noticed an increased police presence in the area around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. According to information from the North Branch Police Department, authorities from North Branch, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office and even a K-9 […]

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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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