Forest Lake Police Department

“Run With Ranger,” a first-time event, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 10. The family 5K run/walk is a fundraiser for the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau. Forest Lake Police Department officer Nicholas Kent came up with idea, and the event will feature the department’s canine, Ranger. The run/walk starts at 9 a.m. at the […]

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MONDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE: The suspicious Sunday night incident that the Forest Lake Police Department had considered a possible kidnapping was staged. In a statement released Monday afternoon, FLPD Capt. Greg Weiss confirmed the incident was a hoax. The incident involved a female hopping out of the trunk of a car parked at Walmart. Surveillance footage, […]

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High-tailing it out of town is a strategy expected from any armed robber. According to Forest Lake police, a suspect’s failure to do just that helped them stay on his trail last week.

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An armed robber made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from Dazy Maze after brandishing a handgun there this morning, June 13. The Forest Lake Police Department got the call around 10:45 a.m. The robber, a white male wearing a camouflage jacket, fled north in a red car. The business at 767 Lake St. […]

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