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Jared Scott Allen Hanson, 27, of 31348 County Road 10, Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault. According to court records, on Feb. 6, he accidently shot himself while putting his gun back into its holster while he was driving around with another man. A dashboard camera allegedly showed that Hanson had been using the gun to threaten to kill the man. "I'll blow you the f... away," Hanson allegedly told the man.
Harry William Sperry Jr., 31, of 508 Pinewood Lane, Perham, has been charged in Becker County District Court with with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on April 13 a Becker County deputy responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle saw a white Chevy Tahoe sitting in the roadway.
A male was shot in the leg on Monday on the 15000 block of East Munson Drive in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to the call just after 10 p.m., April 24, finding a 60-year-old man by the name of Terry Tyge suffering with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Friendly Rider continues to grow and expand its service, now serving 17 communities in Wadena, Todd, Otter Tail, Morrison and Cass Counties.
BUTLER, Minn. - Authorities in Otter Tail County are looking for a man wanted on multiple warrants who led cops on a multi-county chase, then ran into the woods. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says the hunt has been going on since Thursday morning, April 20.
It's Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota, and there will be a statewide tornado drill today (April 20, 2017). The National Weather Service will issue a simulated tornado warning for Minnesota counties - at 1:45 p.m. today. Most cities and counties will activate outdoor warning sirens at that time.
A 16-year-old boy was killed as he was driving to school April 13, after a semi crossed over the centerline on an Otter Tail County highway and struck his car in a head-on crash. The crash happened in foggy conditions about 6 a.m. on Highway 210 near Vining when a semi pulling heading west struck the car that traveling east, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.
BATTLE LAKE—Battle Lake police are looking into a possible child abduction after they responded to witness reports Friday night, April 7. Witnesses told police they saw a male driver exit a black SUV and grab an older male student who was around 14 or 15 years old with black hair and wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with blue jeans. The boy and his skateboard were put into the SUV, and witnesses said the victim was pounding on the window and yelling for help. There may have been a woman in the passenger seat of the vehicle, witnesses told police.
At 4:26 p.m. yesterday the Detroit Lakes Police Department was notified of a train-pedestrian accident along Highway 10 between Corbett and Jackson Avenues, where a 13-year-old boy was injured while crossing the railroad tracks. A BNSF train was westbound, approaching the same area as the boy. The train crew observed the boy on the tracks and sounded the bells and horns, but the boy did not hear the train approaching.