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BLUE HILL TOWNSHIP — A loose dog led Sherburne County authorities to a drug bust on Tuesday, July 23 in Blue Hill Township. Sherburne County deputies were called to the 14000 block of 284th Ave NW, in Blue Hill Township on a report of a dog running at large. While making a stop at the […]

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A 46-year-old Big Lake man died July 7 after being electrocuted while charging a boat battery. Daniel Peterson and his sister, Kris Biser, 49, were found floating and unresponsive in Eagle Lake in Orrock Township at about 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. Eagle Lake is north of Big Lake in Sherburne County, about 20 […]

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According to Sheriff Joel Brott, Sherburne County Dispatch Supervisor Lori Morgan, just returned from the prestigious Chief Executive Officer Training Seminar, held outside of the nation’s capital, at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) located in Alexandria, VA.   After receiving an invitation to attend the specifically designed training seminar for Law […]

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A Sherburne County Sheriff’s deputy checked out a complaint on March 13 regarding a fire truck parked in a field across the road from the Baldwin Township hall as possibly causing a traffic hazard. March 13 was election day for the township and clerk Cathy Stevens who was working inside the town hall, called the […]

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Sheryl Barnhart, 53, Zimmerman,  and Virgil Pouliot, 55, Zimmerman, were arrested Wednesday for 1st degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, and were booked into the Sherburne County Jail. According to Sheriff Joel Brott, investigators from the Sherburne County Drug Task Force (DTF) developed information concerning the possible sale of methamphetamine occurring in the city […]

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Rodney Barfknecht, 41, Big Lake,  was arrested Wednesday  for 1st degree criminal sexual conduct and booked into the Sherburne County Jail. According to Sheriff Joel Brott, investigators from the Criminal Investigative Division, CID, investigated a report of a sexual assault complaint in which it was alleged that a juvenile pre-teenage girl had been sexually assaulted […]

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On 2/7/12 the Sherburne County Drug Task Force arrested Lashun Witherspoon Jr., male, 19, Elk River, MN for 1st degree possession of cocaine and 3rd degree possession of heroin, Jameela Wright, female, 22, Elk River, for 5th degree possession of marijuana and Jessica Gabrielson, female, 27, Minneapolis, MN for 5th degree possession of marijuana.   […]

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