Crime

A woman was reportedly injured and covered in blood Nov. 20 after a Forest Lake man allegedly attacked her with a hammer in Columbus. According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, a witness spotted the a stopped vehicle mid-morning in a ditch by the 7200 block of Camp Three Road in Columbus. A  man in […]

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It was a busy week for the Forest Lake Police Department, particularly the evening of Nov. 16. Police Captain Greg Weiss reported the following incidents: – At 10:15 p.m. Nov. 16, police responded to a report of a robbery in the 400 block of North Shore Drive. According to witness reports, a 16-year-old boy was […]

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A Forest Lake Area High School senior was hospitalized with severe head and neck injuries after an accident ripped her pickup truck in half on the 11th Avenue bridge in Forest Lake. According to reports from the Minnesota State Patrol and police reports, Jessica Erickson, 18, of Forest Lake, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado […]

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A Forest Lake Area High School senior was hospitalized with severe head and neck injuries after an accident that ripped her pickup truck in half on the 11th Avenue bridge in Forest Lake. According to reports from the Minnesota State Patrol and police reports, Jessica Erickson, 18, of Forest Lake, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet […]

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After a recent incident of what police have nicknamed “car shopping,” local law enforcement was out on the evening of Nov. 1 to spread awareness about preventing thefts from vehicles. On Oct. 27, Forest Lake police made an arrest in an incident in which multiple individuals appeared to be stealing items from cars (see the […]

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Jeffrey Hage Mille Lacs County Times A doctor who had practiced in association with Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming has surrendered his medical license in Iowa. The move comes nearly a year after Dr. Luther Philaya had his medical license suspended in Minnesota amidst allegations of prescription drug use. The Iowa action was approved […]

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