Regionwide Speed Patrols Work to Slow Down Dangerous Driving Behavior
Olmsted County, Minn. – Law enforcement agencies across Southeast Minnesota will be partnering to prevent a tragic end to summer fun with an education and patrol campaign for motorists who are Dying to Get Home.
On July 28th, 2021, at approximately 9:30 PM, two Olmsted County Sheriff Deputies, assigned to foot patrol duties at the Olmsted County Fair, were approached by a fairgoer and informed of a disorderly, juvenile female in the Midway area of the fairgrounds. The deputies were informed that the disorderly female was allegedly kicking over garbage cans, using loud profane language, causing people to be in fear, alarmed, and offended by her behavior.
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is deeply saddened to inform our communities that a Detention Deputy from the Adult Detention Center suddenly passed away while on duty at the Adult Detention Center.
On April 7, 2021, at approximately 4:11 pm, Olmsted County Deputies, Stewartville First Responders, and Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service were dispatched to a medical incident at the 700 block of Willow Green Court Northeast in Stewartville, Minn.
On March 31, 2021, at approximately 6:12 p.m., the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office became aware of a suspicious circumstances complaint that involved a young child walking home from school. The incident occurred near Byron Middle School located at 601 4th St. NW in the City of Byron around 3:00 p.m. on March 31, 2021.
We Want You. The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is in search of licensed Peace Officers who are seeking employment in a growing county which greatly supports law enforcement. Applications are being accepted through February 2, 2021. Testing dates are February 10 and 11.
Is your child’s car seat properly installed? Do you know a parent who could benefit from this event? Make sure your children are traveling safely in your vehicles by making an appointment for one of the Child Passenger Car Seat Inspection clinics in 2021. Certified passenger safety technicians will be there to properly fit children in their car seats and help with the correct and safe installation of car and booster seats.
Olmsted County Deputy Tracey Pagel, who was named American Legion 1st District Law Enforcement Officer of the Year this past fall, received the honor for the entire State of Minnesota last night in Eyota!
As we begin the New Year, we want to thank all of you that have reached out with treats, cards, and kind words over the last year—it’s been a challenge for all of us, but we will persevere! Happy New Year!
On November 29, 2020, at approximately 5:46 p.m., Olmsted County deputies, Byron (MN) Fire/First Responders, Mayo Clinic Ambulance, and Mayo Clinic’s helicopter, Mayo One, responded to a residence in the 3200 block of Grand View Lane Southwest in Salem Township of Olmsted County.