Forest Lake Police

Chris Johnson Jim DuFour Guest Columnists As some may know, the Forest Lake City Council has been asked to consider adopting a policy that restricts our police from entering private property for the purposes of pursuing, killing or capturing (“dispatching”) wild animals. This request followed the Forest Lake Police Department’s dispatch of two deer earlier [...]

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Six months after a Forest Lake police officer acting on a request from the DNR dispatched two deer on the property of a Forest Lake homeowner, the debate rages on regarding the steps that led to the pre-dawn incident on North Shore Trail.

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Cliff Buchan News Editor Medical calls on the Fourth of July kept city police and ambulance crews busy, Forest Lake Police Capt. Greg Weiss said this week. Overall, it was a normal celebration in terms of police calls for service. During the six days of the 88th annual Fourth of July celebration, police handled 348 [...]

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The body of a Forest Lake man who went missing on Monday was recovered from Forest Lake today, July 5. According to the Forest Lake Police Department, the body of Tod Alan Crawford, 51, was located by a member of the public at 11:25 a.m. on First Lake, about one-half mile from where his unoccupied pontoon boat [...]

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Forest Lake police at 2 p.m. today released the name of a local who is missing. Capt. Greg Weiss said the county water patrol unit continues to search First Lake for Tod Alan Crawford, 51, of Forest Lake. He has been missing since Monday afternoon when his unattended pontoon boat was found washed ashore on [...]

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Cliff Buchan News Editor It’s been pretty much business as usual for the Forest Lake Police Department during the first three days of the Independence Day holiday here. Police Capt. Greg Weiss said calls are up, but he did not have specific details. The celebration, which started on Friday, June 29, has meant extra officers [...]

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