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 St. Francis City Council on Monday, May 5 appointed Police Sargeant Jake Rehling to serve as Acting Police Chief during Chief Jeff Harapat’s leave of absence.
The Independent District 15 School Board and St. Francis City Council have voted in agreement that the school district and city should share costs to increase police presence in the schools for safety and educational purposes.
The city of St. Francis will be offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a recent string of damages to city property.
Anoka County police officers killed in the line of duty were honored during a memorial service last week.
An Anoka man has been sentenced to jail and probation by Anoka County District Court for violating a no contact order.
It appears that the criminals, as yet not arrested, responsible for the expensive and destructive string of vandalism to St. Francis’s Seelye Brook Park may have got wind of recent media coverage and citizen outrage.