From The Polk County Sheriff Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and colleagues of Jeremy …

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and colleagues of Jeremy Thornton, and our brothers and sisters at the Norman County Sheriff’s Office during this difficult time.  

From Polk County Sheriff 9-1-1 is turning 55 today!

9-1-1 is turning 55 today! On February 16, 1968, Haleyville, Alabama introduced the nation’s first 9-1-1 system which was located at the police station. Alabama Speaker of the House, Rankin Fite, made the first call from a room in city hall. It was answered by Congressman Tom Bevill on a bright red telephone located in… Continue reading From Polk County Sheriff 9-1-1 is turning 55 today!

From Polk County Sheriff POLK COUNTY NEWS RELEASE January 12, 2023

POLK COUNTY NEWS RELEASE January 12, 2023 Public Comment Sought for County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan Polk County has completed an updated draft of the Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) and is now seeking public feedback. Like all Minnesota counties, Polk County is vulnerable to a variety of potential natural disasters, such as tornadoes, windstorms, severe winter… Continue reading From Polk County Sheriff POLK COUNTY NEWS RELEASE January 12, 2023

From Polk County Sheriff Apple and other smart devices trigger false calls

Apple and other smart devices trigger false calls for winter falls and crashes in Minnesota. Did you get a Smartwatch recently? 🎄 Now is the time to learn your watch’s emergency capabilities and how to respond. 👩‍🏫 Technology is always evolving. Many Minnesotans are wearing mini computers on their wrists in the form of smartwatches.⌚️… Continue reading From Polk County Sheriff Apple and other smart devices trigger false calls

Polk County Arrest Report – February 19, 2023

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center reported the following arrests.   Dustin Trey Carmona, 19, of Clearbrook, for Depriving Another of Custodial/Parental Rights   Sureya Lopez, 32, of East Grand Forks, for 3rd-Degree DUI Craig Alan Parkhurst, 35, of Grand Forks, for Disorderly Conduct   Robert Clyde Strandell, 63, of Fisher, for DUI and Refusing to… Continue reading Polk County Arrest Report – February 19, 2023

Hwy 75 at MP315, ANDOVER TWP, Polk County Crash

Incident type: Injury ICR: 23320207 Date/Time: 02/08/2023 12:26 District: 3200 Thief River Falls Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168 Location: Hwy 75 at MP315, ANDOVER TWP, Polk County Description: The Pontiac was SB on Hwy 75 when it entered the west ditch and rolled twice. Road Condition: Snow/Ice Outside agencies: Polk County SO, Crookston EMS… Continue reading Hwy 75 at MP315, ANDOVER TWP, Polk County Crash

Polk County Arrest Report – February 6, 2023

The Northwest Regional Corrections reported the following arrests.  Theodore Nicholas Lyons, 23, of Waubun, for Domestic Assault Cory Allen Hiebert, 44, of Twin Valley, for 5th-Degree Drug Possession Over a Controlled Substance. Irene Thompson, 41, of Crookston, for Theft of Services   Kathryn Marie Kramer, 49, of Fisher, for DUI   Mayra Gabriela Cervantes Mungula,… Continue reading Polk County Arrest Report – February 6, 2023

POLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND CROOKSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPOND TO SKID-STEER GARAGE FIRE

On Friday, February 3, 2023, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a garage fire at 18220 260th St SW, Gentilly. Deputies and Crookston Fire Department responded and discovered that the fire originated from a skid-steer that was parked in the garage. The garage was attached to a home… Continue reading POLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND CROOKSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPOND TO SKID-STEER GARAGE FIRE

Polk County Arrest Report – January 27, 2023

The Northwest Regional Corrections reported the following arrests. Scott Mathew Moellenkamp, 37, of Mayville, ND, for Careless Driving   Ernest Joseph Shimpa, 58, of Plummer, for 5th-Degree Drug Possession by False Title as Authorized   Oscar Ivan Monje Lopez, 32, of Overland Park, KS, Hold-INS Ryan James Woodbury, 46, of Moorhead, for 3rd-Degree Drug Possession… Continue reading Polk County Arrest Report – January 27, 2023