Crime
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 prescri...Read More
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Forest Lake police were busy in the early morning hours of Oct. 27, responding to a theft of a van and arresting a man suspected of breaking into cars. According to the police department, around 4 a.m. that Monday, a call came in reporting a suspicious vehicle parked on the road in the 7500 block [....Read More
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A former priest who worked in the Forest Lake area and reportedly still lives in town is on a new list of Roman Catholic priests that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says have had allegations of sexual abuse of a minor filed against them. John Owens, 85, provided what the archdiocese cal...Read More
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A Brooklyn Center man who assaulted a man in Forest Lake earlier this year has been convicted of attempted murder, first-degree assault and kidnapping. Boon Wa Thao, 40, will be sentenced on Dec. 22. He was first arrested on March 19, five days after Forest Lake police were called to the 23400 block...Read More
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Two area residents were hospitalized on Oct. 14 after a stabbing during a fight outside of Friar Tuck’s restaurant (1500 Lake St. South) in Forest Lake. According to police, a large fight at the address was reported around 8:30 p.m. Community reports indicate that the fight took place in the ...Read More
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