Osakis News


09/18/2018 12:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Alexandria Man Charged with Shooting Deputy with Arrow in Stearns County Incident 

The 31-year-old Alexandria man accused of shooting a Stearns County Sheriff's Department deputy with a bow in Sauk Centre Thursday before being shot himself in a standoff with authorities has been charged with multiple felonies in Stearns County. According to the Stearns County Attorney's Office, Ramey James Olson has been charged with three counts of first-degree assault-use of deadly force against a peace officer and one count each of theft of a motor vehicle and first-degree burglary.


09/17/2018 06:10 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota man charged in deputy arrow assault 

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - A Minnesota man is charged with assaulting a police officer for firing arrows at three officers, striking one of them and prompting the other two to shoot the suspect.


09/16/2018 07:35 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police identify suspect, officers in Sauk Centre shooting Sunday, September 16 

SAUK CENTRE, Minn. - A man who shot an officer with a bow and arrow Thursday in Sauk Centre has been identified, as well as the police officers who returned fire during the incident.


09/13/2018 07:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Deputy shot with arrow; suspect in custody after Sauk Centre standoff 

A central Minnesota man suspected of shooting a Stearns County Sheriff's deputy with an arrow was arrested Thursday after a standoff in a Sauk Centre, Minn home. Authorities said the Osakis-Alexandria area man was driving a stolen black pickup when he pulled into a John Deere lot about 10 a.m. and ran into a building.


09/13/2018 12:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
State DWI crackdown nabs driver who fled at 128 mph with 14-year-old along 

An unlicensed drunken motorist fleeing police at a speedometer-busting pace - with a 14-year-old along in the dead of night - was among nearly 1,400 impaired drivers caught behind the wheel during the latest crackdown by hundreds of agencies across Minnesota. That hot-pursuit incident was one of several stops the state Department of Public Safety highlighted Wednesday as among the most troubling during the campaign against impaired driving that ran from Aug. 17 through Sept.