Forest Lake Police Department
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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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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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 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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It was a busy Fourth of July celebration period for officers of the Forest Lake Police Department. Call totals were up over the 2013 celebration but the number of serious calls was limited, Capt. Greg Weiss said this week. Over the celebration period from noon on Wednesday, July 2 through midnight o...Read More
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