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Posted on: June 24, 2020

New Parks Fee Assistance Program

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Screen time making driving you stir-crazy? Kids spending too much time in the digital dumps? Do your home’s four walls seem to be getting closer and closer every day? Don’t forget – Scott County/Three Rivers parks are for eve...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Library Curbside Pickup Continues

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Library Curbside Pickup to Continue

All residents may take advantage of Scott County Library’s Curbside Pickup service to check out books, DVDs, and more! Place holds through the library catalog, and sign up for a pickup time when the Library not...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Brady Zipoy Charged with Murder

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Brady Zipoy is charged with Second Degree Murder. The victim died of gunshot wounds to his head, chest, and upper back. Zipoy did not know the victim or anyone else in his residence. Zipoy admitted to entering the victim’s residence and shooting...

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Criminal Complaint Highlighted Cases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Jason Betlach Sentenced on Second Degree Murder Conviction

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Jason Betlach was sentenced after being convicted of Second Degree Murder without Intent while Committing a Felony of his 18 month old foster child. Betlach was ordered to serve 360 months in prison after the Court found two aggravating factors: the victi...

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Highlighted Cases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Paul Lindahl Sentenced on First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Conviction

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Paul Lindahl was sentenced to 168 months in prison after being convicted of felony First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct. A 10 year conditional release period will follow his prison sentence. Lindahl is required to register as a predatory offender for life...

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Highlighted Cases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Taran Miller, Braylen Miller, Tanyamarie Miller Charged in Connection to Murder

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Taran Miller is charged with two counts of second degree murder. Braylen Miller, Taran and Tanyamarie Miller’s son, is charged with two counts of aiding and abetting second degree murder. Tanyamarie Miller is charged with two counts of aiding an...

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Highlighted Cases
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Jack Carlson Adjudicated Delinquent on 12 Felony Counts

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Jack Carlson pleaded guilty to two felony counts of Possession of Child Pornography and ten felony counts of Invasion of Privacy of a Minor under 18. Carlson was adjudicated delinquent on all 12 counts and will be on probation until he is 21 years old. A ...

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Highlighted Cases
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Laurie Gregor Sentenced on First Degree Assault Conviction

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Laurie Gregor was sentenced after being convicted of First Degree Assault. Gregor was sentenced to 180 months in prison and also ordered to pay $39,413.20 in restitution.

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Paul Lindahl Convicted of First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

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Paul Lindahl was convicted of felony First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct, two felony counts of Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct, and felony Malicious Punishment of a Child after an eleven day jury trial. Lindahl sexually assaulted a child under the ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Registration for Sheriff’s Office 20th Annual (Virtual) Youth Fishing Derby Now Open!

For 20 years, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has been proudly hosting its Annual Youth Fishing Derby with the support and generosity of our sponsors and volunteers.  To protect the health and safety of our community and abide by prev...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

New water patrol equipment purchased with federal grant funds

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was recently awarded $61,705 dollars through the U.S. Coast Guard Federal Boating Safety Equipment Grant administered by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. This grant funded the purchase of a patrol boat...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Level III Predatory Offender Community Notification

Pursuant to Minnesota State Statute, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office is releasing information on a Level III Predatory Offender who recently relocated to Jackson Township.

Johnnie Lee Rhodes (aka Me Sahir-Alim Saifullah or Mr. Saifullah/Rhodes)...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Body Recovered on Prior Lake

On June 15, 2020, at approximately 7:20 a.m., Scott County Dispatch received a report of a possible missing boater on Prior Lake.

The missing individual was reported to have not returned home last night from fishing and boating.  Law enforcement r...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2020

Residential Fire – Helena Township

On June 13, 2020 at 3:04 a.m., Scott County 911 Dispatch received a call of a residential garage on fire on the 25xxx block of Willow Lane in Helena Township.  

Police and fire were dispatched and upon arrival, witnessed the detached garage of a s...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Scott County Emergency Management organizing Pet Sheltering Team

During a disaster, residents may be forced to evacuate their homes, and many will want to take their pets with them.  However, finding an emergency shelter that accommodates pets can be difficult, if not impossible.  To ensure the health...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Participates in Repair Voucher Program

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is joining 77 other Minnesota law enforcement agencies taking part in a repair voucher program called "Lights On!"  Instead of issuing a warning or fix it ticket when pulling someone over for ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Renews Partnership with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office recently renewed its partnership with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota, a tip line that allows people to anonymously provide crime information to law enforcement.

“Our community members are considered the ey...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Donation of MicroChip Pet Scanner to Sheriff’s Office

Last fall, Bria Dols, a vet tech at the Banfield Hospital in Savage, was involved in a car crash in Spring Lake Township when one of her dogs (ironically named Chase) ran from the scene of the crash and was missing for over 12 hours.  

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Planting Season and Roadway Safety

With temperatures on the rise, more farmers will be in their fields, which means slow-moving farm equipment will also be on Scott County roadways.  “We want to encourage drivers to be mindful, slow down, and share the road, which will n...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Juvenile Arrested for Shooting in Elko New Market

On March 31, 2020, at approximately 4:15 p.m., Scott County 911 Dispatch Center received a report of sounds of gunshots fired near the End Zone Bar & Grill, located at 10491 260th Street East, Elko, MN.

The Elko New Market Police Department was dispatc...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Chief Deputy Adam Pirri graduates from FBI Academy

On March 13, 2020, Chief Deputy Adam Pirri of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, along with 254 other law enforcement personnel, graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.  The 279th session of the National Academy c...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Drug arrest in the city of Jordan

On the afternoon of April 6, 2020, as part of an ongoing drug investigation, Jordan Police Department assisted the Southwest Metro Drug Task Force (SWMDTF) by conducting a traffic stop in the city of Jordan.

The suspect and driver of the vehicle was identi...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Credit River Township

On April 1, 2020, at 11:49 a.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch received a report of a two-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Eagle Creek Avenue (CR21) and Natchez Avenue (CR 91) in Credit River Township.

Initial inves...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Raises Awareness of Deceptive Packaging of THC Edibles

Last month, the Southwest Metro Drug Task Force (SWMDTF), together with the Jordan Police Department, conducted a controlled substance search warrant in the city of Jordan.  In addition to other controlled substances, nearly 500 pieces of THC edi...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Sheriff's Office hosts Youth ATV Safety Training Field Class

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is offering a one-day, hands-on ATV safety training class, with certified instructors, for kids ages 10 to 15.  The training will be held at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club on April 19, 2020, from 3:0...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Local Couple Present Suicide Prevention Coins to Sheriff’s Office

On February 12th, Pete and Renae Shutrop of Helena Township presented 141 suicide prevention “Life Coins” to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office as part of a campaign to help save the lives of first responders through the Wrest...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Sheriff's Office Asks Residents to Report Litter on Lakes

With the fast-approaching deadline to remove ice shelters from the lakes in Scott County (March 2, 2020), the Sheriff’s Office is reminding people to remove not only the shelters, but everything else that was brought onto the lake. 

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Employee Promotions

Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen is pleased to announce the promotions of new Dispatch Supervisor Kelly Dolan and patrol Sgt. Spencer Autenrieth.  Both employees underwent a challenging and competitive application process that included the submis...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2019

Residential House Fire – New Market Township

On December 28, 2019, at approximately 1:14 a.m., Scott County Dispatch received a call of a residential house fire on the 10800 block of 260th Street East in New Market Township.

Police and fire were dispatched and upon arrival, witnessed a single family ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Scott County Sheriff's Office Reminds Residents of Ice Safety

If you head out to one of Minnesota’s many lakes or rivers to ice fish, snowmobile, ATV, cross-country ski, or just to enjoy a winter day, we want you to have fun and be safe.  A bit of advance planning and practicing basic ice precautions can he...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2019

MSA Volunteer of the Year Award

We are excited to share that Reserve Deputy Michael Fatland received the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) Sheriff’s Volunteer of the Year Award presented to him at the 134th Annual MSA Winter Conference and Awards Banquet in Alexa...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2019

MN Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Recipients Named

Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen is pleased to announce four local awardees of the Annual Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Law Enforcement Scholarship.

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the members offer their congratulations to Erik Eichstadt of ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Sheriff’s Office’s 2019 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Design Contest Winners Announced

Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen is excited to announce the winners of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office’s 2019 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Design Contest.  Congratulations to Maxtin Heng (age 7) of...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Morris A. Miller Awards Presented at 11/19/2019 County Board Meeting

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, two Scott County Sheriff’s Office deputies, five emergency medical responders from Allina Health, and a local Scott County resident were honored with the Scott County Morris Miller Health Hero Award for their excel...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2019

Plane Crash in Louisville Township

On November 23, 2019, at approximately 3:57 p.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch received a report of a single engine plane that had collided with a power line, become entangled, and was suspended upside down in the 2500 blo...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Speed limit changes along MNTH 21 between Jordan and New Prague

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) recently made speed limit changes for portions of MNTH 21 between New Prague and Jordan.  [Please see the map below for information regarding these changes.]

These changes are the result of a stat...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Annual Sheriff's Office Citizens' Academy - 2020 Registration Open

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2020 Citizens’ Academy.

“The Scott County Sheriff’s Office continuously strives to enhance the relationship between our Deputies and the community,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen. “The Citizens...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Residential Fire – Louisville Township

On November 3, 2019 at 3:48 pm, Scott County Dispatch received a call of a residential house fire on the 13xxx block of Oaklawn Drive in Louisville Township. 

Police and fire were dispatched and upon arrival, witnessed the garage of a single famil...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Sheriff's Office 2019 Greeting Card Design Contest

Scott County Sheriff’s Office’s 2019 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Design Contest

 

Sheriff Luke Hennen is again searching for creative kids to help design the artwork for its 2019 ‘Season&...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Youth Snowmobile Training - Registration NOW OPEN

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is once again offering free Snowmobile Field Training on December 7th and December 8th, 2019 for kids ages 11 to 15 at the Regional Training Facility in Jordan.  This field training covers state laws, h...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Missing Vulnerable Adult - UPDATED ***LOCATED***

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10/3/2019:  Detectives with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office located Michael David Bear Grossoehme this morning at the Salvation Army in Minneapolis.  Arrangements are being made to reunite him with his family.

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Credit River Twp

On October 1, 2019, at 3:53 p.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch received a report of a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Eagle Creek Avenue near the intersection of Pheasant Ridge Road in Credit River Township.

Initial investigat...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Speed limit changes go into effect on portion of Highway 282

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDot) recently announced speed limit changes for a portion of Highway 282 in Scott County.

At the end of September, the portion of roadway on Highway 282 from Minnesota Valley Electric Drive (County Road 10) out...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Scott County Sheriff’s Office is now offering ATV Safety Training

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is now offering a free Hands-on ATV Safety Training on October 20, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for kids ages 10 to 15 at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake.  This half-day class fulfil...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Body Located in Minnesota River - Belle Plaine

On September 5, 2019, at approximately 7:42 a.m., a body was located in the Minnesota River approximately 500 yards from the location of the unoccupied boat that was found near Belle Plaine on September 2, 1019.

Positive identification and an official caus...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Incident on Minnesota River – Shakopee

On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at 8:57 a.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with officers from the Shakopee Police Department, were dispatched to an unoccupied, partially submerged boat located on the Minnesota River near the Hi...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Incident on Minnesota River - Belle Plaine UPDATE

September 3, 2019 - Search efforts resumed this morning for the missing boater whose unoccupied boat was located yesterday on the Minnesota River near Belle Plaine.  The missing boater is identified as Bruce Copenhaver* (62) of Watertown...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2019

Incident on Minnesota River - Belle Plaine

On September 2, 2019, at approximately 10:50 a.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an unoccupied boat located on the Minnesota River near Belle Plaine. 

Witnesses advised they located a running, unoccupied boat near the s...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Increased Traffic Enforcement on Highway 13

As our children return to school, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Prior Lake Police Department, and Minnesota State Patrol will be stepping up safety patrols along Highway 13, between County Road 21 and County Road 42, as a coordinated effort...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Domestic Assault Arrest in Prior Lake

On August 142019, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a request by the Prior Lake Police Department to investigate a report of an alleged domestic assault that had occurred at the 14XXX block of Wilds Path NW, Prior Lake earlier that mor...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Scott County Sheriff Deputies to Begin Using Vitals™ App

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office just recently implemented the Vitals™ App, a phone application that provides deputies with helpful information about vulnerable individuals they may encounter to create safer, more informed interaction...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2019

2019 Law Enforcement Scholarship Program

Sheriff Luke Hennen announced today the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2019. The Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund awarding up to fifteen (15) $600 scholarshi...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Scott County Sheriff’s Office to Host Sensory-Friendly Safety Day

Individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) may be more likely to seek or accept help from law enforcement personnel and other emergency responders if they have already met in a friendly, non-emergency setting.

This is the idea b...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Scott County to Hold Public Input Meeting on Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

A public meeting regarding an update to the Scott County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) will be held on:

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Regional Training Facility

17706 Valley View Drive

Jordan, MN  55352

The Multi-Hazard Mitigatio...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2019

July 15th Severe Weather in Scott County

On July 15, 2019, prior to the storms arriving in the area, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management division activated its trained weather spotters at approximately 5:30 p.m.  Belle Plaine Fire Department was also activat...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Sheriff’s Office invites neighborhoods to register for Night to Unite

Night to Unite is held annually on the first Tuesday in August.  The 2019 event is Tuesday, August 6th, with most neighborhood events being scheduled between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.   

Residents are encouraged to turn on outside ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Registration for Sheriff’s Office Annual Youth Fishing Derby Opens Soon

Every summer, local kids join dozens of Scott County deputies, police officers, fire fighters and emergency medical personnel in fishing boats for a day of fun and fishing! Kids aged 10 to 15, who live in or attend school in Scott County, will have the op...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Residential Fire – Helena Township

On June 21, 2019 at 1:04 pm, Scott County Dispatch received a call of a residential house fire on the 22000 block of Baseline Boulevard in Helena Township.  

Police and fire were dispatched and upon arrival, witnessed a single family residence on ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2019

June 4th Scott County Heavy Wind Event

Yesterday, prior to the storms arriving in the Scott county area, Scott County Emergency Management activated its trained weather spotters.  Belle Plaine Fire Department was also activated for weather spotting. 

At approximately 4:16 p.m....

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Residential Fire – Jackson Township

On May 20, 2019 at 8:47 pm, police and fire were dispatched to a residential fire on the 700 block of Fern Lane in Jackson Township. 

Upon arriving, first responders witnessed a single family residence on fire.  The fire was contained and...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Partners with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office recently renewed its partnership with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota, a tip line that allows citizens to anonymously provide crime information to law enforcement.

“Citizens in the community are considered ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Donation from Shakopee Jaycees

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office recently received a $2,000 donation from the Shakopee Jaycees toward the purchase of equipment for the Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT) in the Scott County Jail.  The donation will allow us to outfit t...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Dog Shot in Belle Plaine Township UPDATE

On May 10th 2019 a person came forward and identified himself/herself as the person who shot the white male German Shepard in Belle Plaine Township.  This person is cooperating with law enforcement.

This case will be forwarded to the Scott County ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Dog Shot in Belle Plaine Township

On May 6, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Scott County Dispatch was notified of a dog that was located with apparent gunshot wounds in a ditch near the 27000 block of Church Avenue in Belle Plaine Township.

Upon arrival, the responding deputy located a ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Boating Incident – Pleasant Lake

On May 5, 2019, at approximately 8:48 p.m., Scott County deputies were advised to respond to Pleasant Lake in Helena Township in reference to people yelling for help.  Local residents began searching the lake in canoes as deputies were en route. ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Planting Season and Roadway Safety

With temperatures on the rise, more farmers will be in their fields, which means slow-moving farm equipment will also be on Scott County roadways.  “We want to encourage drivers to be mindful, slow down, and share the road, which will n...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Residential Fire - Credit River Township

On April 17, 2019 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Scott County Dispatch was notified of a power outage and smoke at a house located in the 6000 block of White Drive in Credit River Township. 

When emergency responders arrived on scene, they observed ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Residential Fire – Cedar Lake Township

On April 17, 2019 at approximately 11:50 a.m., Scott County Dispatch was notified of a house fire located in the 22000 block of Balsa Circle in Cedar Lake Township. 

When emergency responders arrived on scene, they observed smoke and flames emitti...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2019

FLOODING UPDATE - PRESS RELEASE #5 from Jordan Police Department

UPDATE – FLOODING - PRESS RELEASE #5 from Jordan Police Department – For Immediate Release

Sand Creek water levels spiked quickly last night peaking around 9:00 pm at approximately 11.8 feet, the highest peak since the water level reach...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2019

FLOODING UPDATE - PRESS RELEASE #2 from Jordan Police Department

UPDATE – FLOODING - PRESS RELEASE #2 from Jordan Police Department – For Immediate Release

The Jordan Police Department and Scott County Emergency Management along with public works departments are continued to work on a solution for cl...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Fatal Snowmobile Crash - Updated Report

On March 3, 2019, at approximately 4:27 p.m., Scott County 911 Dispatch Center received a report of a snowmobile crash with injuries at the intersection of 280th Street West (Highway 19) and Lehnert Lane in Blakeley Township.  

Deputies responded ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2019

Fatal Snowmobile Crash

On March 3, 2019, at approximately 4:27 p.m., Scott County Dispatch Center advised deputies to respond to the intersection of 280th Street West and Lehnert Lane in Blakeley Township for a snowmobile crash with injuries.

Initial investigation shows that a b...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Spring Lake Township Structure Fire

On February 10, 2019 at 6:26 am, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the Prior Lake Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire on the 19000 block of Mushtown Road in Spring Lake Township. 

Upon arriving, first responders advised t...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Morris A. Miller Health Hero Award Presented for Life-Saving Actions

Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen presented four individuals with the Morris A. Miller Health Hero Award during the January 15th Scott County Board of Commissioners Meeting.  Citizen William Turgi along with Scott County Sheriff Sergeant Robert Ry...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Luke Hennen Sworn In as Scott County Sheriff

Jordan native Luke Hennen completed his oath of office during Tuesday morning’s meeting of the Scott County Board of Commissioners.  The oath marks the beginning of Luke Hennen’s first full-term as Scott County Sheriff. &n...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

K-9 Floyd Completes Narcotic Detection Training

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is
pleased to announce K-9 Floyd has completed Narcotic Detector training.  The addition of K-9 Floyd, a BelgianMalinois, was made possible by a generous donation from a private Scott County...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2018

2018 'Season's Greetings' Card Contest Winner

Today, Scott County Luke Hennen announced the winner of the second
annual Sheriff’s Office ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Design Contest.    “We were thrilled with the level ofinte...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Annual Sheriff's Office Citizens' Academy - 2019 Registration Open

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2019 Citizens’ Academy.

“The Scott County Sheriff’s Office continuously strives to enhance the relationship between our Deputies and the community,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen. “The Citizens...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Death Investigation - Arrest Update

November 6, 2018 (SAND CREEK TWP) – Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced today that an arrest has been made regarding the death of an 17-month old* female in Sand Creek Township that occurred on August 26, 2018.  

Due to the comple...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Rocks in Roadway - UPDATE

October 29, 2018 (CREDIT RIVER TOWNSHIP) - A suspect has been identified in the October 17, 2018 incident involving rocks in the roadway near the intersection of 217Th Street East and Dakota Avenue in Credit River Township.  This individual is a ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Sheriff's Office 2018 Greeting Card Design Contest

Scott County Sheriff’s Office’s 2018 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Design Contest

 

Sheriff Luke Hennen is again searching for creative kids to help design the artwork for its 2018 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card. The winning entry will be used on the front ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Youth Snowmobile Training - Registration NOW OPEN

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is once again offering free snowmobile field training on December 8th and 9th for kids ages 11 to 15 at the Regional Training Facility in Jordan.  State law requires anyone born after Dec. 31, 1976, to ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

MVEC Grant

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office recently received a $3,500 grant from Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) toward the purchase of three new cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) devices.  These funds were made available by MVEC&...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

On August 3, 2018, at approximately 8:16 p.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies, Shakopee Police Department and Allina Ambulance responded to a 911 call of a two vehicle crash with injuries at Old brick Yard Road and 130th Street West in Louisvil...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Death Investigation

On August 26, 2018, at approximately 4:41 p.m., Scott County Dispatch received a call of a child experiencing difficulty breathing on the 4xxx block of Morlock Drive in Sand Creek Township.  

Deputies and emergency responders were dispatched to th...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Criminal Sexual Conduct Suspect Arrested

On August 22, 2018, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a suspect was arrested in connection to a criminal sexual conduct incident that occurred on August 7, 2018 on the 17000 block of Valley View Drive in Sand Creek Township.With the assistance of the Eden Prair...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2018

MN Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program

Sheriff Luke Hennen announced today the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2018.  The Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund awarding up to fifteen $600 schol...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2017

2017 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Contest Winner

Seasons Greetings Winner (1)

Today, Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced the winner of the first annual Sheriff's Office 'Season's Greetings' Card Design Contest.  "We were thrilled with the level of interest that this challenge inspired," Sheriff Hennen said...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Sheriff's Office Greeting Card Design Contest

Scott County Sheriff’s Office’s ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Design Contest

 

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is searching for creative kids to help design the artwork for its 2017 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card. The winning entry will be used on the fro...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Suspect Arrested on Suspicion of Criminal Vehicular Homicide

F O R   I M M E D I A T E   R E L E A S E

October 4, 2017 – Shakopee,  Minnesota:  Scott County Attorney Ron Hocevar and Scott
County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced today that an arrest has be...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Annual Youth Catfish Derby

Catfish Derby

QUESTION: “What do cops, kids and catfish have in common?”  

ANSWER:  “One fun-filled day on the Minnesota River!”  

Are you a youth 12 - 16 years of age who lives...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2017

**LOCATED** Missing Juveniles

On Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. the Scott County Sheriff’sOffice was notified that the missing juveniles had been located in Maricopa
County, Arizona.  The Juveniles wereunharmed and safe.  The p...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Scott County Recognized by the National Weather Service as "StormReady"

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that the National Weather Service has recognized Scott County as a StormReady community. Scott County Emergency Management Director, Captain Scott Haas, accepted the StormReady designation...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Community Event Requests

Squad in Community Parade

Request the Sheriff’s Office participation with your neighborhood special drive-by events

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Sign up for CodeRED

CodeRED

CodeRED, is a high-speed telephone emergency notification service allowing public safety agencies the ability to deliver pre-recorded information to targeted areas within the county. 

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