Forest Lake Police Department

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 [...]

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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 of Itasca [...]

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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 on Sunday, July 6, [...]

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Members of the Forest Lake Police Department knew soon after the 2009 hiring of Ashley LaValle that they had a rising star on their hands. Community members have come to the same realization in recent years. Now, the secret is out to all of Minnesota.

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A St. Paul man’s night had already gone wrong when he found himself in Forest Lake on Friday, March 14. It became much worse by the end.

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