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Lake County Sheriff's Report: Aug. 4
Two Harbors Minnesota 109 Waterfront Dr. 55616

Sheriff’s Report

Monday, August 4

            Inmate Population:   17                                                                                         

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  • 5:36 a.m. Deputy responds to vehicle rollover on Fall Lake Rd. at Fernberg Rd.  No reported injuries.
  • 6:42 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Wales Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 8:53 Deputy makes traffic stop on Scenic Dr. near Stanley Rd.  Cited for speed (76/55).
  • 8:56 Deputy takes report of possible threats made by rural Silver Bay area resident to construction worker.
  • 9:06 Deputy makes traffic stop on Toimi Rd. at Sullivan Lake Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 1:26 p.m. Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Bailey Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 2:18 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Forest Hwy. 11.  Warning for speed.
  • 2:31 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Langley River Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 2:49 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Greenwood Access.  Warning for speed.
  • 3:02 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 1 near Cooper Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 5:00 Deputy takes report of theft from construction site on Hwy. 1.
  • 5:44 Deputy takes report of possible suspicious activity at Knife River business.
  • 11:05 Deputy responds to report of car vs. moose on Cramer Rd.  Unable to locate moose.
  • 11:22 Deputies respond to report of campers overdue from BWCA.  Campers located in Grand Marais.

Tuesday, August 5

            Inmate Population:      15                                                                                    

  • 9:00 a.m. Deputy on boat and water patrol in Knife River and Two Harbors area.
  • 9:16 Deputy assists Saint Louis County Sheriff’s Office with alarm at rural Ely area residence.
  • 11:01 Deputy serves papers at Isabella area residence.
  • 12:33 p.m. Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Louie’s Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 12:51 Deputy assists Silver Bat ambulance with medical on Hwy. 61 at Beaver River.
  • 1:08 Deputy makes traffic stop at Sullivan Lake Campground.  Warning for speed.
  • 1:24 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Christianson Lake Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 1:50 Deputy responds to report of property damage at rural Two Harbors area residence.
  • 2:55 Deputy takes report of erratic driver on Hwy. 61 near Old Hwy. 61.  Unable to locate.
  • 3:20 Deputy, Minnesota State Patrol respond to report of suspicious vehicle at rural Two Harbors area residence.
  • 4:04 Deputy out with vehicle on Holm Rd. at Hwy 12.  Driver using cell phone.
  • 4:06 Deputy makes traffic stop at Beaver Bay Mobil.  Warning for speed.
  • 4:27 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 at Grand Superior Lodge.  Warning for speed.
  • 5:10 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Wales Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 9:23 Deputy responds to report of open door at Two Harbors High Sschool.  Door secured.

Wednesday, August 6

            Inmate Population:     15                                                                                             

  • 12:51 a.m. Deputy makes traffic stop on Cramer Rd. at S. Silver Hill Dr.  Warning for taillight and tabs.
  • 1:13 Deputy out with party at Tettegouche State Park.  Party leaving after visiting friends at walk-in campsite.
  • 4:28 Deputies, Two Harbors Police Department attend funeral in St. Paul for Mendota Heights Police Officer.
  • 8:02 Deputy assists Silver Bay ambulance with medical at Beaver Bay business.
  • 8:06 Deputy speaks with rural Two Harbors area resident regarding child custody exchange.
  • 9:36 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Grimmer Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 10:29 Deputy takes report of possible suspicious activity near rural Silver Bay area residence.
  • 11:52 Deputy speaks with Ely area resident regarding civil matter.
  • 1:05 p.m. Deputy makes traffic stop at Toimi School.  Warning for speed.
  • 2:20 Deputy makes traffic stop on Scenic Dr. near Skiff Landing Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 2:41 Deputy checks residence in Knife River area on house watch list.
  • 2:52 Deputy serves papers to party at Two Harbors area business.
  • 3:32 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Tanner Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 3:59 Deputy takes report of stolen property recovered in Douglas County, WI.
  • 4:56 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Cliff House Dr.  Warning for no front plate.
  • 5:33 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at E. Alger Grade.  Cited for speed (77/55).
  • 8:26 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Langley River.  Warning for speed.
  • 10:02 Deputy, Silver Bay Police Department assist Minnesota State Patrol with report of erratic driver on Hwy. 61 coming from Cook County.  One brought to Lake County Jail for DWI.

Thursday, August 7

            Inmate Population:     17                                                                                     

  • 5:00 a.m. Deputy assists Minnesota State Patrol with report of car vs. wolf on Hwy. 61 near Split Rock Lighthouse.
  • 8:14 Deputy checks residence in rural Two Harbors area on house watch list.
  • 8:37 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Wales Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 9:43 Deputy checks residences in rural Two Harbors area on house watch list.
  • 9:47 Deputy transports Lake County Jail inmate to Lake View Clinic for appointment and back.
  • 12:56 p.m. Deputy responds to report of open gate at Silver Cliff Tunnel.  MNDOT advised.
  • 2:15 Deputy assists Social Services with removal of property from rural Two Harbors area residence.
  • 2:29 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Dufresne Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 2:39 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Beaver Dam Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 2:44 Deputy checks residence in rural Two Harbors area on house watch list.
  • 2:55 Deputy assists Babbitt Fire Department with report of structure fire at Roaring Stone Resort.
  • 3:00 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Forest Rd. 810.  Warning for speed.
  • 3:22 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy 2. at Airport Rd.  Cited for speed (78/50).
  • 3:54 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 1 near Snake Trail.  Warning for speed.
  • 4:05 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 at Jordan Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 4:11 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 1 at Wildhurst.  Warning for speed.
  • 4:20 Deputy takes report of suspicious person at Isabella area property. 
  • 7:02 Deputy returns seized property to Knife River area residents.
  • 8:04 Deputies make traffic stop on Hwy. 61 at Driftwood Ln.  Warning for driving conduct.
  • 8:28 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 at Gate 1 Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 8:41 Deputy out with teenagers having a bonfire at Knife River beach.  Advised beach closes at 10 p.m.
  • 9:26 Deputy serves papers at Silver Bay residence.
  • 11:34 Deputies, Two Harbors Police Department respond to possible domestic at Knife River area residence.  All okay.

Friday, August 8

 Inmate Population:    17                                                                                             

  • 1:24 a.m. Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 at Kings Landing Dr.  Warning for speed.
  • 1:25 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Whitetail Way.  Warning for speed.
  • 2:37 Deputy, Two Harbors Police Department respond to intoxicated party walking from Two Harbors to Saint Louis County residence.  Party given a ride home.
  • 5:46 Deputy makes traffic stop on Fernberg Rd. near 442 Rd.  Cited for speed (74/50).
  • 6:12 Deputy makes traffic stop on Villa Rd. at Kawishiwi Trail.  Cited for speed (61/40).
  • 7:12 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 at Superior Shores Dr.  Cited for speed (71/55).
  • 7:31 Deputy checks residence in rural Two Harbors area on house watch list.
  • 9:05 Deputy checks on report of possible illegal burning at rural Two Harbors area property.  All clear.
  • 9:58 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Forest Road 813.  Warning for speed.
  • 11:40 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Gate 4 Rd.  Cited for speed (75/55).
  • 11:58 Deputy takes report of property damage from Knife River area resident.
  • 1:20 p.m. Deputy speaks with Ely area resident regarding civil matter.
  • 1:43 Deputy assists Silver Bat ambulance/rescue with medical in construction zone on Hwy. 61.
  • 3:47 Deputy makes traffic stop on Fernberg Rd. at Glipi Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 4:40 Deputy assists Tettegouche Park Ranger with report of Finland area resident patrolling campground.
  • 6:40 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 2 near Cedar Rd.  Cited for speed (70/50).
  • 8:43 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Nester Grade.  Warning for speed and no proof of insurance.
  • 8:59 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Grouse Run Rd.  Warning for no taillights.
  • 9:32 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Whitetail Way.  Warning for no taillights.
  • 10:33 Deputies respond to report of loud pit party off Old Drummond Rd.   Parties advised to monitor bonfire and keep it down.
  • 11:26 Deputy assists Ely Police Department with traffic stop on Sheridan St.

Saturday, August 9

            Inmate Population:   14                                                                                               

  • 2:37 a.m. Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Salakka Rd.  Warning for inoperable headlamp.
  • 7:33 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 at Grand Superior Lodge.  Warning for speed.
  • 7:36 Deputy checks residence in rural Two Harbors area on house watch list.
  • 12:30 p.m. Deputy takes report of theft at Finland area cabin.
  • 12:32 Deputy responds to report of fender bender at Silver Rapids Lodge.
  • 1:19 Deputy takes report of gas drive-off at Beaver Bay Mobil.
  • 2:06 Deputy responds to report of possible domestic at Two Harbors residence.  Just parties yelling over loud music.
  • 2:42 Sheriff makes traffic stop on Hwy. 1 at Pitcha Lake Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 7:41 Deputy, Minnesota State Patrol assist Silver Bay Police Department with domestic at Silver Bay residence.  Parties separated.
  • 9:07 Deputy makes traffic stop on Scenic Dr. near Sannes Rd.  Warning for no taillights.
  • 9:52 Deputy responds to report of erratic driver near Minnehaha.  Vehicle located at the Moose unoccupied.
  • 11:41 Deputy responds to report of loud music near Lax Lake Resort.  Unable to locate.
  • 11:50 Deputy makes traffic stop on Seventh Ave. near Ninth St.  Warning for inoperable turn signal and brake light.

Sunday, August 10

            Inmate Population:    13                                                                                             

  • 12:38 a.m. Deputy makes traffic stop on Lax Lake Rd. at Forest Hwy. 11.  Warning for illegal U-turn.
  • 12:59 Deputy out with vehicle at Beaver Bay Agate Shop.  Parties sleeping in vehicle until shop opens.
  • 1:42 Deputy checks residence in rural Two Harbors area on house watch list.
  • 1:55 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Salakka Rd.  Warning for speed.
  • 7:35 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Bayside Park Rd.  Cited for speed (68/50).
  • 10:32 Deputy responds to report of shots heard on north side of Thomas Lake.  Unable to locate.
  • 10:35 Deputy makes traffic stop on Fernberg Rd. near Rocky Ridge Rd.  Warning for speed and no current proof of insurance.
  • 12:24 p.m. Deputy responds to report of dog left in vehicle at Split Rock Lighthouse. Gone on arrival.
  • 1:37 Deputy locates property on Silver Hill Dr.  Returned to owner.
  • 2:55 Deputy makes traffic stop on Fernberg Rd. near Rocky Ridge Rd.  Warning for speed and no current proof of insurance.
  • 3:44 Deputy makes traffic stop on Fernberg Rd. near Otter Rd.  Warn for illegal ATV operation – very small child riding on lap.
  • 3:45 Deputy out with medical on Hwy. 61 at Gooseberry.
  • 4:17 Deputy makes traffic stop on Kawishiwi Trail near White Iron Beach.  Warning for speed.
  • 6:03 Deputy makes traffic stop on Hwy. 61 near Split Rock Lighthouse.  Cited for speed (85/55).
  • 6:43 Deputy assists Minnesota State Patrol with report of erratic drivers on Hwy. 61 at Park Rd.  Drivers exhibiting road rage.  Both drivers advised to calm down.
  • 8:54 Deputies, Sheriff, Two Harbors Police Department, DNR respond to report of suicidal person at Knife River area residence.  Party brought to St. Luke’s.
  • 11:47 Deputy makes traffic stop on Seventh Ave. at Recycle Dr.  Warning for headlight.
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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native who began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
(218) 834-2141
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