Carver County Sheriff’s Office

Boaters who are used to enjoying water skiing, tubing and, well, anything involving speed on Lake Waconia have been frustrated in recent weeks as they continue to obey a slow-no wake restriction on the lake. The restriction, which also applies to Lake Bavaria and Reitz Lake, was passed by the Carver County Board of Commissioners [...]

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Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an armed robbery at the Chanhassen Inn, located at 531 West 79th Street in Chanhassen, at approximately 3:55 a.m. on Thursday, July 3. According to the complainant, two persons approached the complainant and engaged in conversation. During the contact, one of the suspects displayed a handgun and demanded cash. After receiving [...]

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A 4-year-old Waconia boy fell from a second story window and onto a concrete patio at approximately 12:19 p.m. the 1300 block of Creekside Circle in Waconia on Sunday, June 8. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the residence and found the young victim unresponsive, but breathing. They observed a large [...]

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A report involving a Watertown Township woman being shot in the chest was received by the Carver County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10:10 p.m. on Friday, May 9. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the 4800 block of Highway 25 in Watertown Township and found a 48-year-old woman who had a [...]

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Authorities recovered the body of Davis Paul Colley, 16, of Norwood Young America from the water of Eagle Lake, which is located adjacent to Baylor Regional Park just north of Norwood Young America, just after 11 p.m. on Friday, May 9. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, authorities responded to a 911 call at [...]

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Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reported in January 2014 the removal of Carver County from Minnesota’s “13 Deadliest Counties” list. Carver County is currently ranked 23rd in drunk driving deaths and serious alcohol related injuries during 2010-12. This goal of Carver County’s Traffic Safety Initiative has been reached. The Sheriff’s Office recently purchased and equipped [...]

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