In this week's feature, we told the story of Ramsey County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Ruettimann, who committed suicide in early October. Shortly before his death, he asked a friend to pass a package of paperwork to this City Pages reporter.
Included in the package was a detailed account of an Interna ... More >>
Former Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher has kept a pretty low profile since he lost the election back last November. He returned to his post as a watch commander with the St. Paul police, surfacing only occasionally to field criticism of how he ran the department as his successor settled in.
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Matt Bostrom will officially axe GangNet August 15.Score one against Big Brother.
Ramsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom sent a letter to police chiefs yesterday announcing that he is axing GangNet, a controversial database that catalogs information on suspected gang affiliates.
The idea behind th ... More >>
Former Sheriff Bob Fletcher's terrorism briefs are still coming back to haunt us.When Dean Baratta, an intelligence analyst for the state of New Jersey, first read that City Pages had obtained and posted "terrorism briefs" created by the Ramsey County Sheriff's department, he was excited to view ... More >>
Will an audit of Bob Fletcher's regime come up clean?After Bob Fletcher lost his re-election bid for Ramsey County Sheriff last fall, many eagerly awaited what they were sure would be a revelatory change of guard with new sheriff, Matt Bostrom. One of the most anticipated revelations: A finan ... More >>
City PagesFletcher provided these terrorism briefs to City Pages to prove he wasn't lyingFormer Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher has given City Pages a batch of documents he says are some of the terrorism briefs he has been accused of lying about creating.The documents--some marked "Confidentia ... More >>
Bostrom upsets Fletcher.The RNC 8 people who got arrested before the Republican National Convention must be celebrating about now.
With most precincts reporting, it seems challenger Matt Bostrom has upset Bob Fletcher in the Ramsey County Sheriff's race.