Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 07/18/21, 00:11 am, Assault, CSAH 23, Acton Twp: Citation Issued. 07/18/21, 12:27 pm, Traffic Stop, MN Hwy 55, Forest Prairie Twp: Warning. 07/18/21, 13:56 pm, Hit & Run, N 1st St, City of Darwin: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 07/18/21, 14:40 pm, Animal – Dog, MN Hwy 55, Forest Prairie Twp: Handled…

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

July 17, Matthew Earl Potter, 38 of Royalton, was arrested in Corrina Township on a Wright County warrant for theft and a Lac Qui Parle County warrant for DWI. July 17, Timothy Michael Ohern, 55 of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of domestic assault by strangulation. July 16, John Raymond Evers, 35…

Brockway Township incident

At about 3:45 p.m. Monday, July 12, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to County Road 5 and 65th Avenue in Brockway Township. A jogger reported finding a body in the ditch. Deputies found the person to be deceased. No foul play is suspected, and the Sheriff’s Office does not believe there is any…

RV driver causes accident with injuries

At about 10:13 p.m. Monday, July 12, George Meredith, 42 of South Haven, was driving his 2002 Ford RV northbound on Highway 15 in Sauk Rapids along with his wife Angela, 39, and seven children. According to the Minnesota State Patrol report, Meredith ran the red light at County Road 29 and struck the 2002…

Fatal ATV crash

Just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 18, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call reporting a side-by-side ATV crash with injuries near the intersection of County Road 42 and Clear Lake Road in Farming Township. The reporting party stated that a side-by-side ATV had gone off the road and rolled. Deputies learned…

Pursuit of runaways; one still on the loose

At about 1 a.m. Thursday, July 15, a Meeker County Sheriff’s Deputy observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed through the City of Dassel on U.S. Highway 12. The deputy attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver fled. The pursuit turned north on Maple Street which dead ends at Spring Lake.…

Accidental firearm discharge w/ injuries

At about 2:43 p.m. Saturday, July 10, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accidental firearm discharge on County Road 171 in Melrose Twp. Deputies spoke with several witnesses who were at a family gathering where several -people were partaking in clay pigeon shooting. A juvenile had finished shooting and was unloading a 20-gauge…

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 07/11/21, 00:25 am, Traffic Stop, Central Av S, City of Watkins: Warning. 07/11/21, 00:31 am, Traffic Stop, MN Hwy 24, Forest City Twp: Warning. 07/11/21, 00:38 am, Driving Complaint, Friedman St N, City of Eden Valley: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 07/11/21, 08:31 am, Criminal Damage to Property, 288th St, Forest City…

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

July 11, Heather Ranae Bennett, 28 of Savage, was arrested in Clearwater on the charge of second-degree DWI. July 11, Darrien James Leffler, 50 of Cokato, was arrested in Rockford on the charge of driving after cancellation inimical to public safety. July 11, Cody Ryan Matthews, 21 of Cokato, was arrested in Buffalo on the…

Pursuit results in arrest

At about 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received information from the Kandiyohi Sheriff’s Office in reference to a driving complaint on a vehicle headed to Meeker County on U.S. Highway 12. The information received included the possibility that the driver was under the influence. Meeker County Deputies came across the…

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