On June 29 at 2:29 p.m. in the 200 block of 101st Court NE, it was reported that someone smashed the window of a home and stole a laptop computer and a small pouch containing cash. Blood drops and smears were found on the glass, a washing machine and on several spots on the floor throughout the house. Authorities took DNA swabs to try to find the suspect.
On May 31 at 10:10 a.m. in the 10100 block of Sunset Avenue NE, it was reported that someone pried open a garage door and stole three high-end bicycles, nutcrackers, cigar tin and Franklin BB gun.
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.