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Baxter Police Department

July 24, 2018
Rear-end crash involving 3 vehicles sends 3 to hospital
July 24, 2018 - 3:00am
July 7, 2018
Arrested were (l to r) : Charles Ford, 60, Backus, for fifth-degree drugs; Doug Melby Jr., 59, Pequot Lakes, for first-degree drugs and possession of a pistol/weapon ammunition by an ineligible person; Richard Kinnunen, 52, Brainerd, for fifth-degree drugs and a probation violation; and a 26-year-old Pine River woman and a 52-year-old Crosby woman for probation violations.
Agents seize more than 3 pounds of meth, ammunition and cash
July 7, 2018 - 4:00am
June 13, 2018
Rear-end crash injures 2
June 13, 2018 - 4:00am
May 22, 2018
Two people were arrested Saturday, May 19, after drug agents seized one-quarter pound of suspected methamphetamine, $6,500 cash and a handgun along with drug packaging material.
Drug agents seize meth and more: 2 arrested
May 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 15, 2018
Nick Tietz (left) recently talks about how the Vitals Aware Services app works, while Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted listens while at the Brainerd Police Department. Tietz in the co-founder and chief digital officer of Vitals.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
Vitals App bridges relationship between cops and those vulnerable
April 15, 2018 - 6:00am
March 10, 2018
Six Brainerd suspects were arrested Thursday after the Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division agents executed a search warrant at a house on the 700 block of Ninth Ave. NE, Brainerd.
Drug agents arrest 6 in drug bust
March 10, 2018 - 6:00am
February 27, 2018
A 36-year-old Brainerd man injured his left hand when the snowmobile he was operating crashed at 12:46 p.m. Sunday off the north end of Cypress Drive in Baxter.
Snowmobile crash injures Brainerd man
February 27, 2018 - 6:00am
January 30, 2018
An Aitkin woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 3:06 p.m. Friday on Highway 210 and Golf Course Road in Baxter.
2-vehicle crash injures woman
January 30, 2018 - 6:00am
November 19, 2017
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November 19, 2017 - 9:00am
November 10, 2017
A North Memorial Medical Center Ambulance personnel escort a Crow Wing County Sheriff's Deputy with an injury to his left arm after an altercation at the Crow Wing County Judicial Center in Brainerd on Wednesday. The suspect managed to evade capture, so a perimeter was set up near the Central Lakes College football field. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Crow Wing County Sheriff's deputy named in hit-and-run
November 10, 2017 - 9:51am
June 23, 2017
Emergency responders work the scene Wednesday afternoon to rescue a Pequot Lakes man who became stuck in the mud at a Baxter residence, when working on disconnecting the water and sanitary sewer for a project.
Jennifer Stockinger/Brainerd Dispatch
Pequot Lakes man stuck in mud, pulled to safety
June 23, 2017 - 12:24pm
July 18, 2016
Rear-end crash causes injuries
July 18, 2016 - 8:21pm
June 12, 2016
Brainerd Police officers were dispatched about 10:45 p.m. Friday to investigate a report of man in the area of the 700 block of Laurel Street who had been stabbed. Officers located the injured Brainerd man outside the Iron Rail Saloon with a serious single puncture wound to the abdomen and significant bleeding. Illustration
Stabbing in downtown Brainerd critically injures 24-year-old man
June 12, 2016 - 12:53pm
April 14, 2016
Sgt. Andy Bradley of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Bomb Squad walks away Wednesday from the vehicle that held a possible hand grenade parked alongside Minnesota Highway 25, southeast of Brainerd. The grenade, which turned out to be fake, was hidden safely inside Bradley's explosive containment case. (Submitted)
Postal worker detained after bomb threat: Incident blocks traffic on Hwy 25
April 14, 2016 - 11:23am
February 15, 2016
A trooper with the Minnesota State Patrol walks around a truck involved in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 371 and 210. One driver was injured and taken to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. (Steve Kohls)
Brainerd woman injured at Highways 210/371 intersection
February 15, 2016 - 8:59pm