It has been over eight-and-a-half years since Lino Lakes Police Officer Shawn Silvera was struck and killed on I-35 while deploying stop sticks to halt a vehicle police were pursuing. His widow, Jennifer Silvera Lindemer, remembers him every day and often shares stories with the two children they had together.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office took part in the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s heroin enforcement effort, “Operation Exile,” Thursday, April 17.
From a detective helping to solve a murder case to uncovering a human trafficking ring and deputies and citizens working together to save the life of a person who ran off the road, there were many stories of hard work and heroism at the annual Anoka County Sheriff’s Office awards ceremony Feb. 27.
A Coon Rapids man is being accused of forcing his way into an East Bethel home after trying to steal the homeowners’ vehicle on Jan. 1.