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Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

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Hennepin Co. Sheriff Dave Hutchinson on paid leave for health reasons

The sheriff, who was recently convicted of drunk-driving, is set to stand down later this year.

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Boating season begins as ice-out is declared on Lake Minnetonka

An ice-out is declared on Lake Minnetonka when officials can clear all bays and channels without ice obstruction.

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Hennepin Co. sheriff won't seek re-election, won't resign after DWI

Documents show he was going 125 mph before he crashed and lied to law enforcement at the scene.

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Questions continue to swirl around Hennepin sheriff over DWI

Dave Hutchinson spoke with several media outlets over the weekend.

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Photos show sheriff's mangled car after drunken crash

Sheriff Hutchinson admitted to drinking prior to the crash and pleaded guilty to misdemeanor DWI.

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Hennepin Co. sheriff pleads guilty to misdemeanor DWI

As part of the plea agreement, two other misdemeanor DWI charges will be dismissed.

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Hennepin Co. Sheriff injured in rollover, admits to drinking beforehand

The sheriff, in a statement, called it an "inexcusable decision."

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Sheriff: Litchfield man killed in crash had sped away from fender bender

The crash happened around 7 p.m. on Nov. 10 in Hennepin County.

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Hennepin Co. sheriff's lieutenant mourned after unexpected death

"Lt. Kent Vnuk was a colleague, leader, and most importantly a friend to so many."

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Notable uptick in BWIs on Lake Minnetonka over 4th of July weekend

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota DNR provided BWI figures.

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Human remains found in Mississippi River in Minneapolis

It is unknown at this point if these remains may be connected to the case of Adam Johnson.

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Ramsey Co. deputies on US Marshals task force will now use body cameras

The change to policy comes amid increased scrutiny following the law enforcement shooting of Winston Smith.

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BCA: 2 deputies shot at Winston Smith, no bodycam footage available

Investigators revealed preliminary details about Thursday's shooting in Uptown.

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U.S. Marshals Service confirms man fatally shot by law enforcement in Uptown

The Marshals Service says the man was suspected of being a felon in possession of a gun.

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Crews search for person in Mississippi River in Minneapolis

The fire department lost visual of the person Thursday evening.

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Vehicle breaks through ice on Lake Minnetonka, authorities urge caution

Authorities are urging people to repeatedly measure ice as they venture out on lakes

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Sheriff defends search of shooting victim's family home

Dolal Idd was fatally shot in a confrontation with Minneapolis police.

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Man, 20, charged with carjacking, robbing five Minneapolis residents in 90 minutes

The arrest was part of the multi-day "crackdown" on carjacking, a spokesperson for MPD said.

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Body recovered from Lake Minnetonka after swimmer went missing

The swimmer had jumped in the lake to help someone else who was struggling, but didn't get back on the boat.

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Isanti businessman indicted for 1st-degree murder in 1993 cold case

Jerry Westrom was arrested in February 2019 for the killing of Jeanie Childs.