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Crow Wing County Sheriff

March 6, 2018
A pedestrian crosses Third Street North Monday afternoon in Brainerd with the street and trees in the distance obscured by falling and blowing snow.The winter storm delivered about 5 inches in the early morning and resumed the fury Monday afternoon with more snow and wind. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Strong winter storm closes schools, businesses as snowfall accumulates
March 6, 2018 - 10:58am
February 5, 2018
Reader Opinion: Pickar will work tirelessly
February 5, 2018 - 7:30am
February 1, 2018
Pat Pickar, 41, Baxter, is running for Crow Wing County Sheriff. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County deputy Pickar announces run for sheriff
February 1, 2018 - 8:00am
January 17, 2018
CLC law enforcement students awarded scholarships
January 17, 2018 - 1:30pm
December 30, 2017
Owen Colby Swenson
Officers, deputies investigate burglary, arrest man in Christmastime thefts
December 30, 2017 - 5:00am
December 27, 2017
With Christmas looming on the calendar, residents discovered thieves had invaded their properties and made off with valuable items - from County Highway 30 by Crosby, to Spencer Road outside of Brainerd, to Marsh Point near Aitkin. Illustration
Holidays bring burglaries, upsetting any good cheer
December 27, 2017 - 10:00am
November 29, 2017
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan (far right) talks at Tuesday's board meeting about lawsuits against the county regarding alleged improper accessing of private information by county employees. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Invasion of privacy lawsuits a public concern
November 29, 2017 - 7:00am
November 17, 2017
Dick Ross
Former Crow Wing County Sheriff Dick Ross dies
November 17, 2017 - 8:54am
November 15, 2017
Four people were arrested Monday night following a three-month investigation into the sale of methamphetamine in the lakes area. Illustration
Agents bust 4 in meth sale investigation
November 15, 2017 - 11:00am
September 13, 2017
Two recent scams are hitting Crow Wing County residents.
2 new scams hitting Crow Wing County
September 13, 2017 - 5:00am
August 2, 2017
Charles Alvin Weber
Traffic stop snares robbery suspect
August 2, 2017 - 10:08am
May 12, 2017
Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reported drug authorities seized prescription pills, psilocybin mushrooms and 40 grams of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $3,200; and $2,800 in cash. Illustration
Agents executing warrant seize pills, psilocybin mushrooms and meth
May 12, 2017 - 3:00am
April 21, 2017
Baxter police: THEFT—A theft of tires and rims on a 2007 Ram pickup, which were swapped out for other tires, was reported Wednesday, although it was reported the crime may have happened within a two- to three-week period and could have occurred on the 4500 block of Mapleton Road or in Cass County. Illustration
Police blotter - April 21
April 21, 2017 - 10:03am
April 14, 2017
Morrison County sheriff:  SUSPICIOUS—Received a call Tuesday that a woman was sitting in a Mustang wearing a motorcycle helmet and a white dog was running loose outside the car. The driver had bloodshot eyes, said she fell asleep and was wearing the helmet because of the setting sun hurting her eyes. Illustration
Police blotter - April 14
April 14, 2017 - 7:20am
February 1, 2017
A Chevy Cavalier broke through the ice near an ice heave not far from the Birchdale access on North Long Lake, north of Brainerd. The vehicle was discovered by a cross-country skier, who believed the vehicle had just gone through the ice Wednesday.
Car that breaks through ice - gets away
February 1, 2017 - 9:24pm