Crime

The following incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office. The times printed are when a complaint was received, not necessarily when it occurred. The report was compiled by Joel Stottrup. Monday, Jan. 20 7:36 a.m. Responded to an alarm in an office on 110th Avenue. 8:07 a.m. Report of bank card/Social Security [...]

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A Foreston man wanted on felony warrants could soon have a drug conviction added to his criminal record. Michael W. Gavin, 33, of Foreston, was parked in a vehicle at the Hardee’s restaurant in Milaca on Jan. 1 when a Sherburne County investigator called upon the Milaca Police and Mille Lacs County Sheriff departments for [...]

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An Onamia man needed 25 stitches to close a wound to his face after being attacked by a man with a machete on Jan. 7. Mervel Jones III, 25, St. Cloud, was arrested and charged in Mille Lacs County District court with first-degree assault causing great bodily harm, possession of a semiautomatic assault weapon, and [...]

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A man known for his distinctive tattoos and extensive criminal history is in the Mille Lacs County Jail after being arrested at gunpoint Dec. 30, 2013, after leading deputies on a high-speed chase through northwestern Mille Lacs County. Authorities were on the lookout for an older, green Saturn automobile that may have been involved in [...]

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The following incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office between Jan. 6 and Jan. 14. The times printed are when a complaint was received, not necessarily when it occurred. The report was compiled by Jeff Hage.   Monday, Jan. 6 9:03 a.m. A child custody dispute was reported on 160th Street. 9:17 [...]

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Two Catholic priests with ties to a church in Foreston were among a list of 33 priests in the St. Cloud diocese accused of sexual abuse. The list became public on Friday, Jan. 3, days after Robert Ethen, of Sartell, filed suit seeking the release of the names. Ethen alleges that he was abused by [...]

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  A 4-year-old Milaca was injured in a Saturday, Dec. 21 snowmobile crash near Rockville. Ashley Albertson, 24, of Rockville, was driving a 2005 Arctic Cat 700 snowmobile at about 4 p.m. Saturday when the snowmobile ran into a fence. Albertson lost control of the snowmobile and crashed into a wooden fence.Albertson and front passenger [...]

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