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.
An Anoka Police officer who detained an Anoka resident on a felony warrant found a lot more.
For the past 23 years, just as the season’s Anoka Halloween celebrations are kicking off, the Anoka Anti Crime Commission gathers at Green Haven for its annual fundraising breakfast.
Law enforcement seized methamphetamine with a street value between $500,000 and $1 million, $10,000 in currency and three firearms when they executed a search warrant at an Anoka residence late last month.