Weather Forecast



Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
News Brainerd,MN 56401
Brainerd Dispatch
customer support
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

Brainerd police

SUSPICIOUS — A report at 4:45 p.m. Monday of adults shooting each other with soft air guns on the 1200 block of Sixth Avenue Northeast.


Crow Wing sheriff

ARREST — Jayson Riley, 22, and a juvenile were arrested at 12:42 p.m. Friday in Brainerd after a report of a possible burglary in progress.

HARASSMENT — A report at 7:23 p.m. Saturday that a neighbor is mowing his lawn and he lets his dog urinate on his property in Garrison.

DISTURBANCE — A report at 9:36 a.m. Saturday that her 12-year-old daughter is calling her names and being defiant on Five Mile Road, Brainerd.

PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT — A report at 1:49 p.m. Saturday of a car accident in the woods. Minor injuries, but no request for ambulance in Cuyuna.

OTHER — A report at 8:22 p.m. Saturday that a male locked himself in the bathroom on Butternut Point Road in Pequot Lakes. Ideal Fire was called to assist.

A report at 9:54 p.m. Saturday that four adults went out in the lake on the 36000 block of Delta Bay Drive in Jenkins several hours ago and have not returned.

SUSPICIOUS — A report at 1:13 p.m. Saturday of a vehicle pulled off in the grass in Trommald.

Staples police

ARREST — Sean Shake, 23, was arrested at 1:43 p.m. Friday for fifth-degree domestic assault, domestic assault by strangulation and interference with emergency communications after a report on the 700 block of Fifth Street Northeast where a woman was screaming for help.

Todd sheriff

PERSONAL INJURY CRASH — A report at 6:38 a.m. Sept. 25 of a one-vehicle accident with injuries on Todd County Road 18, near the intersection of Northern Drive in Turtle Creek Township. A Ford driven by a juvenile entered the ditch and struck a field approach causing the vehicle to go air born. The driver and two juvenile passengers were transported by private party to the Staples Hospital.

CHECK THE Crow Wing County In-Custody List at

— COMPILED by Jennifer Stockinger, Staff Writer. Follow me on Twitter at

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889