Ramsey County Sheriff's Department

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Here's video of massive brawl that has Roseville cops blasting LA Fitness for lax security

    A massive brawl that recently broke out at Roseville's LA Fitness is symptomatic of deeper security problems at the gym, Roseville police spokesman Lorne Rosand says.SEE ALSO: Brawl at Mpls South High School reportedly involves hundreds, lands students in hospitalThe brawl, which involved about 15 j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Bob Fletcher resigns from SPPD

    Former Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher resigned his post with the St. Paul Police Department Monday, ending a nearly four-decade-long tenure in law enforcement for a cop who built a reputation for doing things his own way. SEE ALSO: Meet Bob Fletcher: Ramsey County's most controversial cop Depu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    City Pages nominated for 23 SPJ Page One Awards

    The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest.The 23 nominations cover work from 2011 and match the number of nominations we received last ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Suicide Files: Bob Fletcher's domestic dispute

    ​This week's cover told the story of the life and death of Ramsey County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Ruettimann, and the file of documents he specifically left behind for this City Pages reporter.The documents mostly detail Ruettimann's domestic troubles and an Internal Affairs investigation that resulte ... More >>

  • News

    November 30, 2011

    Deputy Dan Ruettiman's suicide rocks Ramsey County Sheriff's Department

    Bob Fletcher foe left files detailing his struggle for justice

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Watch Tom Lyden's Fox9 report on Deputy Dan Ruettimann [VIDEO]

    ​In this week's cover story on the suicide of Ramsey County Deputy Dan Ruettimann, we mentioned a story on Fox9 that impacted the deputy in the months leading up to his death this past October.The story said that Deputy Ruettimann was under an Internal Affairs investigation for conduct unbecoming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Benjamin Bryan Newton ID'd as child killed at chiropractor: Memorial fund established

    NewtonFamilyFund.comBenjamin Bryan Newton, the little boy tragically killed at the chiropractor​The family of Benjamin Bryan Newton, the little boy killed last week as the result of a tragic accident at a Shoreview chiropractor's office, has set up a memorial fund. Donations will help pay fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Toddler dies under Shoreview chiropractor's table

    chattgroup.comThe Triton DTS TRT-600 weighs 300 pounds​This is just awful. An 18-month-old boy died yesterday as a result of a tragic accident in a chiropractor's office while his mother lay strapped to a table, unable to save her son. The boy crawled under the treatment table at First Chiroprac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Intelligence analyst mocks former Sheriff Bob Fletcher's terrorism briefs

    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 >>

  • News

    February 9, 2011

    Bob Fletcher Terrorism Briefs

    Ramsey County sheriff releases records to City Pages

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Bob Fletcher provides missing terrorism briefs to City Pages

    City PagesFletcher provided these terrorism briefs to City Pages to prove he wasn't lying​Former 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    RNC 8 final four reach plea deals and avoid prison

    Photo courtesy Friends of the RNC 8Garrett Fitzgerald, Max Specktor, Nathanael Secor and Rob Czernik​Two years after they were arrested in a gun's-drawn raid by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department, Rob Czernik, Max Specktor, Garrett Fitzgerald and Nathanael Secor of the RNC 8 have reached p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Susan Mukuhi Mwarabu, Northfield teacher, goes all Mike Tyson in greasy spoon

    Meet Susan Mukuhi Mwarabu, a 30-year-old sixth grade teacher at Northfield Middle School by day, greasy spoon ear-biter by night.

  • News

    March 10, 2010

    Minneapolis skyway can be yours for just $50,000 cash

    Plus: Unibrow bandit strikes with furrowed fierceness

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    St. Paul street fight ends in death

    Police have identified the man who died early Sunday in a street fight outside a St. Paul bar. Tai Yang died of head trauma. He was 20 years old.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Anarchists compile 'Top 9 Myths of the RNC'

    Because 10 would be too fascistic.

  • News

    September 3, 2008

    Police raid anarchist homes in advance of RNC

    Infiltration programs aided the pre-emptive strike

  • News

    September 12, 2007

    Vicious Cycle

    Critical Mass chaos may be a preview of the Republican National Convention

  • News

    October 11, 2006

    Grudge Match

    Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher and former St. Paul Police Chief Bill Finney both have long and proud histories in St. Paul policing circles—and reputations for political heavy-handedness. Observers say they're alike in many ways. Is that why the

  • News

    May 19, 2004

    Son of a Chief

    What ever became of St. Paul cop Jon Loretz's bar brawl? Nothing.

  • News

    May 15, 2002

    Blame the Victims

    Laura Goodman-Brown, Minnesota's crime-victims ombudsman, is about to become a victim herself. And she says it's a crime.

  • News

    August 19, 1998

    Holding The Line

    911 operators answer the phone 1,000 times a night. But what if the line goes down?

  • News

    August 12, 1998

    Silent Scream

    A series of teen rapes shocks local Hmong parents into confronting a new culture: their children.

  • Books

    June 3, 1998

    ACOP by Any Other Name

    Community advocates say being young, Asian, and male is enough to get you in trouble with the St. Paul police