Post Bulletin Reporter Mark Wasson

Mark Wasson

Public Safety Reporter

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn.

He graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in Journalism.

Mark enjoys eating pizza with his dog and watching Parks and Rec.

Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.

Goodhue County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Sutton-Brown, a nearly 20-year law enforcement veteran, shot an unarmed 24-year-old Fernando Javier Carbajal after authorities say Carbajal chased the deputy.
“As far as this entire thing, I have had no choice. I had no choice at my house. I had no choice over the legal aspect of it in the court system,” said Heather McConnell of Pine Island, Minnesota.
Joshua Hippler, 27, was killed after Rochester Police Department officer Michael Bottcher fired six shots at Hippler who can be seen on body camera footage advancing on Bottcher with an ax the night
Chase Johnston's YouTube channel has thousands of views from videos in which he confronts people he views as sexual predators. One Minnesota county has declined to follow up on his reports. Another
Medical professionals are required to notify law enforcement if they treat various injuries like gunshot wounds or burns to law enforcement. The way the law sits right now, by the time law
Prohibition-era runners brought thousands of gallons of booze into the area, and despite law enforcements raids and arrests, there was plenty of demand for 'the devil's water.'
A man previously convicted of selling narcotics is facing murder charges related to the overdose death of an Olmsted County woman in 2021. The woman was allegedly trying to buy heroin but an autopsy
A Shoreview, Minnesota, man says that Mayo employees administered him an overdose of a sedative, causing a brain injury. Mayo Clinic denies his claims.
The call claimed six children at a Rochester school had been shot by a man with body armor and an AK-47
Schools across the country have experienced false calls regarding active shooters in recent weeks, prompting law enforcement to investigate the matter. In Minnesota, 15 schools, from Rochester to