Crime
A Forest Lake man has gotten himself into legal trouble in both Washington and Anoka counties after a Nov. 20 morning of alleged assaults that included a pickaxe, a hammer and a crossbow. As previously reported, Justin Joseph Cardinal, 33, was arrested in a Columbus garage near Camp Three Road after...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 dri...Read More
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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, wa...Read More
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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 steali...Read More
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