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May 21, 2015
Arrests were down in 2014
Arrests in Farmington were down in 2014 with 137 fewer than the previous year, police chief Brian Lindquist said in a year-end report to the Farmington City Council Monday. Lindquist’s report coincided with a community survey in which 96 percent of participating residents said...
News/crime and courts
May 21, 2015 - 9:25am
May 7, 2015
Editorial: Lifesaving efforts are worth recognizing
Last week in Farmington two teenagers and a police officer did the best they could in a very difficult situation. And while they didn’t get the result any of them would have wanted, it’s still worth pointing out the efforts they made. It started with the teenagers, two students...
May 7, 2015 - 3:57pm
April 9, 2015
Police warn of IRS scam
The Internal Revenue Service has a reputation, and recently scammers have been trying to cash in on that reputation. Some area residents recently have received calls from people claiming to be the IRS and demanding money. Rosemount Sgt. Mikael Dahlstrom advised residents to disregard...
News/crime and courts
April 9, 2015 - 9:10am
August 26, 2013
Police seek information on vandalism of squad cars
Update: In an email sent Tuesday morning, police chief Brian Lindquist says police have arrested a suspect. We will have more details when they are available. August has not been a good month for the Farmington Police Department, at least where squad cars are concerned. Just...
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August 26, 2013 - 3:02pm
October 30, 2009
La-Z-Boy bids soar on eBay
The motorized La-Z-Boy lounge chair that Proctor police seized after its inebriated owner hit a parked vehicle went up for auction on eBay on...
October 30, 2009 - 7:26am
August 6, 2009
City's next police officer might bite
Give it a year or so, and the Farmington Police Department will hopefully have another member. Granted, he or she will be on four legs and have a keen sense of smell, but no doubt, he or she will be a welcome addition. You guessed it: the next addition to the Farmington Police Department...
August 6, 2009 - 12:56pm
April 9, 2009
Letter: Thanks to Farmington police
A big thank you to the Farmington Police Department for hosting our first annual Military Family Night. Farmington Police Officers met local military families, led tours and even volunteered to be the victims for the canine attack demonstrations. Thank you to McGruff the Crime Dog,...
April 9, 2009 - 1:54pm
February 18, 2009
Police get ready to jump in a lake
Sometimes, it might seem Farmington's cops have a weird sense of adventure. Really weird. Like, when they think it is a good idea to go jump in a lake in the middle of winter. But that is exactly what a handful of them are going to do -- again -- next weekend. For the third year...
February 18, 2009 - 12:40pm
January 5, 2009
High-speed chase, family style
If a high-speed chase up Pilot Knob Road on New Year's day is any kind of indicator, Farmington police officers will have an exciting year ahead of them. Circumstances surrounding the incident -- which led to the arrest of a 27-year-old Farmington woman -- actually began Dec. 30,...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Viewpoint: If you think drunken driving doesn't impact Woodbury, think again
Beginning Dec. 4, law enforcement officers throughout Washington County stepped up DWI enforcement efforts in a "Safe & Sober" campaign that continues throughout the holiday season. Perhaps you read about the campaign in an article published a few weeks ago in the Woodbury Bulletin....
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Hastings officer arrested on child porn charges, allegedly searched while on duty
New information released by the Wisconsin Department of Justice revealed that the Hastings police officer accused of possessing child pornography...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Superior, Wis., standoff ends in arrest of two Minnesota men
Superior police arrested two Minnesota men after standoff on Ogden Avenue early this morning. At about 12:15 a.m. this morning an officer from the Superior Police Department was flagged down by a female in the 1800 Block of Ogden Ave. The female reported to the officer that a man...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
20-year-old arrested for series of burglaries
Solving a series of burglaries came easy for a couple Farmington police officers earlier this month. All they had to do was follow footprints...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Police seek burglary suspect
Farmington police are looking for a gun carrying man who broke into a home Sept. 14 to burglarize it and robbed the homeowner of a small amount of cash before leaving. At about 3:30 p.m., police responded to a home near 195th Street and Everest Path. The homeowner reported that he...
September 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Police take over fairgrounds to train for convention
Seeing police patrol cars around Farmington is nothing out of the ordinary. But when a stream of squads from Minneapolis, St. Paul and several other communities around the metro area tied up traffic around Ash Street Monday morning, well, that was just a bit unusual. The squads were...
July 15, 2008 - 12:00am