Archive for February 2017

Stewards of the environment cost the taxpayers dearly.

Taxpayers Foot $1M Bill to Clean Up Dakota Pipeline Protest Area In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, photo, debris is piled on the ground awaiting pickup by cleanup crews at the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball. The camp is on federal land, and authorities have told occupants […]

Probation for diddling a kid under the color of authority. Nice. Oh, yeah, punishment is probation…payola to resign, plea agreements are a wonderful thing, aren’t they?

Ely officer sentenced to probation, resigns after admitting to misconduct By Tom Olsen Today at 7:13 p.m. A former Ely police sergeant will serve two years of supervised probation and must register as a predatory offender after admitting that he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl. Jason Allen Carlson, 38, was sentenced Monday […]

I guess its a guessing game until testing is complete. Sadly, the victims family and friends are the ones paying the price…

St. Paul lawyer who struck, killed runner was ‘unsafe to drive,’ police said By MARA H. GOTTFRIED | mgottfried@pioneerpress.com | PUBLISHED: February 24, 2017 at 11:34 am | UPDATED: February 24, 2017 at 7:50 pm A breath test showed no alcohol in the system of a driver who allegedly struck and killed a runner crossing […]

With any luck, the server will get a little special attention by the local PO-PO

Southside Flying Pizza Employee Leaves Profane Message For Police Officer Customer, Company Has Best Response BY OFFICER BLUE ON FEBRUARY 26, 2017 An Austin Police officer got an unexpected message in his Southside Flying Pizza receipt. Southside Flying Pizza Sets Standard For Dealing With Employees Who Disrespect Police Austin, Texas – A police officer stopped […]

Do you wonder why cops work so hard only to constantly get pissed on? Here’s a turd that knocked around his wife and assaulted a Deputy, only to get released without bail.

Crosby man who grabbed deputy’s throat faces domestic charges By BRAINERD DISPATCH on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:50 a.m. Justin Lee Abbott A 33-year-old Crosby man arrested for domestic assault faces several criminal charges after allegedly grabbing a Crow Wing County Sheriff’s deputy by the throat during his arrest. Justin Lee Abbott made his first […]

Repeat offenders with ties to Chicago? Who’d ever have guessed?

Suspects in Duluth heroin bust had extensive drug records By Tom Olsen Today at 12:19 a.m. Since 1997, Courtney Victor Prude has been arrested 20 times for drug offenses, four times for gun charges and seven times for assault or battery. He’s served five prison stints and had at least six warrants for failing to […]

Another local dirtbag in training to be Billy Bad ass. Kudos to the LEO’S that ended this without injury to anyone. Nice catch.

Suspect charged after high-speed pursuit on I-35 By News Tribune Today at 5:11 p.m. Austin Blake Gross A 19-year-old Cloquet man is scheduled to appear in court today on charges stemming from his alleged involvement in a high-speed police pursuit on Interstate 35 between Proctor and Cloquet on Tuesday night. Austin Blake Gross faces a […]

Why can’t they just let the police do their jobs?

First, with data privacy laws, I have to wonder what type of information this phony bunch of do-gooders get.  Since it is still an active investigation, the only information that should be made public has already been disseminated.  Does this board think they will contribute anything to an ongoing investigation?     ################################################# Duluth Citizen Review […]

What part of not renewing a contract is so difficult to understand?

Proctor City Council removes police chief By Lisa Kaczke on Feb 22, 2017 at 4:51 p.m. Proctor police chief Walter Wobig stands by a rail crossing as he talks about Proctor’s emergency readiness in May 2015. (file / News Tribune) The Proctor City Council voted Tuesday to remove Proctor Police Chief Walter Wobig from his […]

Its fraud and incompetence, plain and simple.

Feds Paid $1 Billion in Social Security Benefits to Individuals Without a SSN Errors occurred because the agency did not keep paper applications supporting an individual’s case to receive benefits BY: Elizabeth Harrington February 22, 2017 5:00 am The Social Security Administration paid $1 billion in benefits to individuals who did not have a Social […]