Sunday, May 19, 2013
Here’s a weekly listing of crime incidents and police and fire related calls in Washington and St. Croix Counties, including a Woodbury incident that involved a strange brew.
The following is a collection of articles that appeared on Stillwater Patch, Woodbury Patch, Hudson Patch and Oakdale Patch May 13-18. Click on the headline to read the full article. Eric Richard Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges Stemming from Downtown Bar Fight Eric Richard pleaded not guilty to first-degree assault charges Friday morning in relation to the death of Adam McCloud after an altercation last year at a bar in downtown Stillwater. Photos: Barn Fire in Grant Firefighters were called to a barn fire Thursday evening in the 9700 block of 60th Street North in Grant. Update: Body Found in River Identified as Missing Baldwin Man The body of a man found Tuesday in the St. Croix River has been identified as Donald D. Marklowitz Jr…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Stillwater Area High School student Drue Lindstrom produced a 30-second video that is one of just four finalists in the Buckle Up & Pay Attention, Teens TV commercial challenge. He needs your vote to win.
Stillwater Area High School student Drue Lindstrom produced a 30-second video that is one of just four finalists in the Buckle Up & Pay Attention, Teens TV commercial challenge sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. You have until May 19 to log onto the organization's website and vote for Lindstrom's video — titled "Break Up Text." On the line is a $1,000 prize and the airing of the TV spot on the MTV Video Music Awards this summer. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE CONTEST TAKE THE QUIZ AND VOTE
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The warning is in effect from 3 p.m. Wednesday to 7 p.m. Thursday. Look out for heavy snow falling as fast as 1–2 inches per hour.
Happy May Day. Now that we've taken care of that, there's a new Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service for Stillwater promising "heavy snow"—like as many as 9 inches. We're likely to set a record for the most snow we've ever had in the month of May, according to WCCO-AM. Here is the text of the Winter Storm Warning that the National Weather Service announced at 3:54 a.m. Wednesday: RARE MAY SNOW STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY A cold front will stall over southern Wisconsin into central Iowa through tonight. Several areas of low pressure will shift northeast along this front, working within a strong surge of incoming colder air to produce periods of moderate to heavy accumulating snow over the region, mainly …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
National Weather Service forecasters are calling for 2-4 inches of snow across the metro area on Wednesday night, with more than an inch possible on Thursday.
Minnesota weather, famous for its vagaries, may have yet another surprise in store for Twin Cities residents. National Weather Service forecasters are calling for 2-4 inches of snow across the metro area on Wednesday night, with more than an inch possible on Thursday. The Twin Cities, including Stillwater, will likely see rain beginning late Wednesday morning, according to the weather service. As temperatures fall into the 30s on Wednesday night, that rain may turn into snow. Additional snow is likely before 1 p.m. on Thursday, with rain following on Thursday afternoon. The high temperature on Thursday is expected to be near 43 degrees, according to forecasters.
Monday, April 29, 2013
A 20-year Stillwater prison guard was arrested in Wisconsin last week after a Wisconsin State Patrol officer found marijuana, cocaine and various paraphernalia in his car during a traffic stop on Interstate 90/94.
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Monday, April 29
A 20-year Stillwater prison guard was arrested in Wisconsin last week after a Wisconsin State Patrol officer found marijuana, cocaine and various paraphernalia in his car during a traffic stop, according to a KARE 11 article published last week. From the KARE-11 article: A criminal complaint says the trooper observed in plain view a "dugout/one hitter" pipe used to smoke marijuana. The trooper further searched the car and found more than 82 grams of cocaine (nearly 3 ounces), 7.7 grams of marijuana, a scale and a glass pipe for smoking crack cocaine or methamphetamine. READ THE KARE-11 ARTICLE According to an article on StarTribune.com: Randy S. Anderson, 52, of Stillwater, made his first appearance Monday in Juneau County District Court …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The weekly listing of police and fire stories from Washington County.
The following is a collection of articles that appeared on Woodbury Patch, Stillwater Patch and Oakdale Patch from April 15-20. Click on the headline to read the full article. Pizza Price Makes It Rain, Watch Punched Off, Boy Slapped: Woodbury Police Blotter Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from April 2-8. Updated: Woodbury Man Dies Following Car Crash Colin K. Geraghty died following the Saturday crash on Interstate 494. Woodbury Runners at Boston Marathon, Scene of Explosions Two explosions rocked the race’s finish line Monday. (Scroll below the Storify post to see names of the Woodbury runners.) Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornado Drill is Thursday, April 18 Since 2000, natural disasters have claimed the lives …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
A 16-year-old boy from Houton, Wis., died in a crash on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail Thursday evening in Lakeland, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A 16-year-old boy from Houlton, Wis., died in a crash on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail Thursday evening in Lakeland. Jonathon H. Pohlen was traveling westbound on I-94 when he lost control of his vehicle due to snow on the roads, crossed over the median and collided with a semi-truck travelling eastbound on I-94, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Roger D. Wilkins, 51, of Eau Claire received minor injuries as a result of the crash. Editor's Note: A previous version of this post stated the deceased was a female due to inaccurate information from the Minnesota State Patrol. From Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske on Twitter: "CORRECTION- driver killed on 94 is male, not female. Info posted on media site as it avail" __________________…
There will be a second statewide drill at 6:55 p.m. Thursday.
Washington County Tornado Drill Day. The statewide drills give schools, business, hospitals and other organizations a chance to practice their emergency plans. Washington County will also conduct a second drill at 6:55 p.m. Don't know what to do? Dean Tilley, Radio System Manager with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said he has been doing this since 1996, and this is the first time he remembers snow falling during a tornado drill day.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Here’s a weekly listing of crime incidents and police and fire related calls in Washington County.
The following is a collection of articles that appeared on Stillwater Patch, Woodbury Patch and Oakdale Patch April 7-12. Click on the headline to read the full article. Stillwater Police: Two Freight House Bouncers Assaulted, Suspects Still at Large Police were called to the Freight House at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday on a report that two members of the nightclub’s security staff had been assaulted by a group of patrons. Narcotics Task Force Search Warrant in Liberty Results in Felony Drug Charges A 46-year-old Stillwater man was charged with third-degree possession of methamphetamine after the Washington County Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at his home in the 3600 block of Pine Hollow Place. Police Investigate Second …
Friday, April 12, 2013
The East Metro Crime Prevention Coalition held a forum and training session in Stillwater on Wednesday focused on the problem of cyberbullying.
The East Metro Crime Prevention Coalition, according to a Pioneer Press article by Elizabeth Mohr. From Mohr's article: The forum featured speakers and presentations aimed at law enforcement officers, educators and attorneys. By engaging various community groups, the coalition hopes to foster an environment in which it's OK to stand up to bullying, cyberbullying and sexting. READ THE FULL PIONEER PRESS ARTICLE