When opting to do business in their city of Columbus, the average resident here might be shopping for fishing or hunting gear at Gander Mountain, weight equipment at Second Wind Exercise or a motorhome at Coates RV.
During the past two weeks the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office has seen a significant increase in thefts from vehicles in Columbus. These crimes are happening during overnight hours and primarily on weekend nights. Unlocked vehicles are being targeted. Items that have been stolen include loose change, a laptop, wallets, cigarettes, and even shoes and jumper [...]