Washington County Sheriff’s Office

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Washington County Public Health and Environment, will expand its household pharmaceuticals collection program to include a site in Forest Lake.

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The grim nationwide trend of public shootings has the country reflecting on a wide range of issues involving weapons, from the merits of stricter gun control to the pros and cons of arming teachers.

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizens to volunteer as reserve deputy sheriffs. The Sheriff’s Reserve is accredited by the U.S. Department of Justice. The program is made up of concerned citizens who work without compensation to promote public safety in county parks and on rivers, lakes and trails. Reserve deputy sheriffs are also [...]

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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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Series of crimes in FL, Scandia prompt last Friday’s alert Cliff Buchan News Editor An arrest of a Wisconsin man in connection with a series of daytime burglaries in Forest Lake and Scandia has followed a CodeRed alert issued last Friday. At 1 p.m. on Monday, county deputies, acting on a tip from a Scandia [...]

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