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Two-vehicle crash  4/25/17 Two-vehicle crash 4/25/17
Four occupants were involved
Grass Fire 4/22/17 Grass Fire 4/22/17
Burned a pasture and couple of outbuildings
Single Vehicle Crash 4/20/17 Single Vehicle Crash 4/20/17
North of Oylen
ATV Crash 3/24/17 ATV Crash 3/24/17
Alcohol is believed to be a factor
Chimney Fire 3/23/17 Chimney Fire 3/23/17
Extent of damage is unknown
Possible Homicide 11/07/16 Possible Homicide 11/07/16
Antonio St. Marie *****UPDATE*****
Possible Homicide 11/07/16 Possible Homicide 11/07/16
Adult male with a gun
Missing Staples Man 8/19/16 Missing Staples Man 8/19/16
Richard Boatman *****UPDATE*****
Drowning 07/31/16 Drowning 07/31/16
The party was unresponsive
Motorcycle VS. Deer  07/29/16 Motorcycle VS. Deer 07/29/16
transported by ambulance
Bear Attack 05/06/16 Bear Attack 05/06/16
Sow with Cubs in Sebeka
Suspicious package 05/16/16 Suspicious package 05/16/16
4 pounds of methamphetamine
Level 3 Predatory Offender 05/10/16 Level 3 Predatory Offender 05/10/16
Joshua Joe Dexter
Felony controlled substance 05/02/16 Felony controlled substance 05/02/16
Scott Olson charged with 7 felonys
Motor Vehicle Crash 04/20/16 Motor Vehicle Crash 04/20/16
Driver with serious injuries
Train vs. Pedestrian 04/16/16 Train vs. Pedestrian 04/16/16
Victim Stacy Hundeby age 15, of Wadena, MN.
Scams   04/14/16 Scams 04/14/16
How to protect yourself
Severe Weather Awareness Week 04/04/16 Severe Weather Awareness Week 04/04/16
Devoted to a specific topic each day
Grass fire  03/29/16 Grass fire 03/29/16
Power lines down
Multiple structure fire 03/25/16 Multiple structure fire 03/25/16
Rural Staples
Two-vehicle crash  03/25/16 Two-vehicle crash 03/25/16
Minor Injuries
Search Warrant Execution 03/16/16 Search Warrant Execution 03/16/16
In connection to an active investigation
Missing Person 03/15/16  ***UPDATE*** Missing Person 03/15/16 ***UPDATE***
Waymon Sullivan age 90 missing
Single vehicle crash 02/16/16 Single vehicle crash 02/16/16
Vehicle left roadway and rolled
Fatal Car Crash  01/22/16 Fatal Car Crash 01/22/16
2 car accident
Investigative information 01/22/16 Investigative information 01/22/16
Kelly Marie Lund
1st Vice President of MN Sheriff Assoc 01/04/16 1st Vice President of MN Sheriff Assoc 01/04/16
Sheriff Michael D. Carr
Snowmobile Accident 12/29/15 Snowmobile Accident 12/29/15
Severe injuries
Missing Juvenile Female 12/23/15 Missing Juvenile Female 12/23/15
ShaRae Conn age 15 from Verndale
One vehicle rollover  12/21/15 One vehicle rollover 12/21/15
Alcohol related
Winter Weather Awareness Week 11/05/15 Winter Weather Awareness Week 11/05/15
Preparing for Winter Weather
Predatory Offender 10/27/15 Predatory Offender 10/27/15
Moving into Wadena
Methamphetamine sales and use 09/28/15 Methamphetamine sales and use 09/28/15
Investigating Individuals involved
Looking for Human Remains 08/25/15 Looking for Human Remains 08/25/15
Bone fragments found
UPDATE***suspect at large 08/11/15 UPDATE***suspect at large 08/11/15
Suspect located in deer stand
1 Year old child was unresponsive 08/08/15 1 Year old child was unresponsive 08/08/15
Tragic accident
One Vehicle Rollover  08/07/15 One Vehicle Rollover 08/07/15
Driver fell asleep at the wheel
Suspect at Large  08/06/15 Suspect at Large 08/06/15
Nathan Allen Moorhouse possibly dangerous
Farm Accident 07/23/15 Farm Accident 07/23/15
Arm in hay baler
ATV Accident 07/12/15 ATV Accident 07/12/15
ATV vs Tree
Motor Vehicle Crash 06/29/15 Motor Vehicle Crash 06/29/15
Vehicle was a complete loss
Structure Fire 06/02/15 Structure Fire 06/02/15
Residence of Orton Township
ATV Accident 05/26/15 ATV Accident 05/26/15
Accident with injuries
ATV Accident 05/18/15 ATV Accident 05/18/15
Juveniles
Wildfire 05/06/15 Wildfire 05/06/15
North Germany Township
Vehicle Accident 04/30/15 Vehicle Accident 04/30/15
One Vehicle Rollover
Drug Offenders 04/28/15 Drug Offenders 04/28/15
Investigation of Motel Manager in Wadena
Leaf River Structure Fire Leaf River Structure Fire
Staples Meth Investigation News Release Staples Meth Investigation News Release
Staples Meth Investigation Suspects' booking photos Staples Meth Investigation Suspects' booking photos
Staples Electrocution Staples Electrocution
Betts, Erik Allen - 20152114 Betts, Erik Allen - 20152114
Meadow Township Fire Meadow Township Fire
2015-3478 Structure fire..pdf 2015-3478 Structure fire..pdf
jan. 10 2015.pdf jan. 10 2015.pdf
Friday February 6th.pdf Friday February 6th.pdf
February 10, 2015.pdf February 10, 2015.pdf
February 8, 2015.pdf February 8, 2015.pdf
Letter to Blueberry Township Residents (PDF) Letter to Blueberry Township Residents (PDF)
Letter to Blueberry Township Residents
Cons and Scams (PDF) Cons and Scams (PDF)
Cons and Scams
January 10, 2015 (PDF) January 10, 2015 (PDF)
Trailer House Fire
December 13, 2014 (PDF) December 13, 2014 (PDF)
December 10, 2014 (PDF) December 10, 2014 (PDF)
Trailer House Fire
December 10, 2014 (PDF) December 10, 2014 (PDF)
ATV/Trailer
December 5, 2014 (PDF) December 5, 2014 (PDF)
November 16, 2014 (PDF) November 16, 2014 (PDF)
November 15, 2014 (PDF) November 15, 2014 (PDF)
November 13, 2014 (PDF) November 13, 2014 (PDF)
November 10-14, 2014 (PDF) November 10-14, 2014 (PDF)
Winter Weather Awareness
October 22, 2014 (PDF) October 22, 2014 (PDF)
September 26, 2014 (PDF) September 26, 2014 (PDF)
September 22, 2014 (PDF) September 22, 2014 (PDF)
September 22, 2014 (PDF) September 22, 2014 (PDF)
Internet Scams
September 21, 2014 (PDF) September 21, 2014 (PDF)
Motorcycle Crash
August 5, 2014 (PDF) August 5, 2014 (PDF)
June 30, 2014 (PDF) June 30, 2014 (PDF)
June 23, 2014 (PDF) June 23, 2014 (PDF)
June 5, 2014 (PDF) June 5, 2014 (PDF)
May 25, 2014 (PDF) May 25, 2014 (PDF)
May 13, 2014 (PDF) May 13, 2014 (PDF)
May 7, 2014 (PDF) May 7, 2014 (PDF)
May 3, 2014 (PDF) May 3, 2014 (PDF)
April 21, 2014 (PDF) April 21, 2014 (PDF)
March 23, 2014 (PDF) March 23, 2014 (PDF)
March 3, 2014 (PDF) March 3, 2014 (PDF)
February 18, 2014 (PDF) February 18, 2014 (PDF)
February 15, 2014 (PDF) February 15, 2014 (PDF)
February 14, 2014 (PDF) February 14, 2014 (PDF)
January 21, 2014 (PDF) January 21, 2014 (PDF)
January 8, 2014 (PDF) January 8, 2014 (PDF)
January 6, 2014 (PDF) January 6, 2014 (PDF)
Cold Weather
January 2, 2014 (PDF) January 2, 2014 (PDF)
December 12, 2013 (PDF) December 12, 2013 (PDF)
November 22, 2013 (PDF) November 22, 2013 (PDF)
November 4, 2013 (PDF) November 4, 2013 (PDF)
Winter Hazard Awareness Press Release
October 26, 2013 (PDF) October 26, 2013 (PDF)
Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs
October 26, 2013 (PDF) October 26, 2013 (PDF)
Got Drugs? Poster
October 6, 2013 (PDF) October 6, 2013 (PDF)
October 1, 2013 (PDF) October 1, 2013 (PDF)
CodeRed Notification
September 25, 2013 (PDF) September 25, 2013 (PDF)
September 21, 2013 (PDF) September 21, 2013 (PDF)
September 6, 2013 (PDF) September 6, 2013 (PDF)
August 22, 2013 (PDF) August 22, 2013 (PDF)
August 13, 2013 (PDF) August 13, 2013 (PDF)
July 12-13, 2013 (PDF) July 12-13, 2013 (PDF)
July 4, 2013 (PDF) July 4, 2013 (PDF)
4th Crashes
June 21, 2013 (PDF) June 21, 2013 (PDF)
June18, 2013 (PDF) June18, 2013 (PDF)