Carver County Sheriff’s Office

On the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 4, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson announced that the high water declaration on Lake Waconia is terminated, effective immediately. The lake water surface levels on Lake Waconia have been 0.1 feet below ordinary high water levels for three consecutive days, prompting removal of the slow-no wake restriction pursuant to [...]

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An aggravated assault was reported in New Germany on Sunday, July 27. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a gunshot occurring in a residence on the 300 block of Park St. E in New Germany at about 8:47 p.m. The reporting party/victim, a 30-year-old male from Dassel, told [...]

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On Thursday, July 17, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reported the current state of restrictions on the following bodies of water:   Waconia • Lake Waconia-Wake restriction within 300 feet of shore. This is a change from the slow-no wake restriction that had previously been on the entire lake.   Victoria • Lake Zumbra-Wake restriction [...]

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The Carver County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary reported at the Verizon Wireless Store, located at 716 Vista Blvd., and the Bella Nails and Spa, located immediately next door, in Waconia on Monday, July 14. According to Sheriff Jim Olson, it appeared the burglars forced entry into Bella Nails and Spa by prying the [...]

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Three suspects have been discovered in recent burglaries in NYA, with one of them charged. Anthony Scott Christensen, 21, of St. Bonifacius has been charged with third degree burglary and receiving stolen property while two juvenile males, ages 16 and 17, are also believed to be involved in the burglaries and charges are pending. Carver [...]

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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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