A St. Cloud man was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly hit, choked and pushed his girlfriend. At about 2:00 p.m. the Benton County Sheriff's Office received a call for a domestic assault that happened in the 200 block of 190th Avenue Northeast near Princeton.
A State Patrol Helicopter and area SWAT team were called out Friday morning in Benton County, after a report of a suicidal man with a rifle. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 1:00 a.m. at a home on 85th Avenue Northeast in Gilmanton Township.
Two men have been arrested for allegedly stealing copper wire in Benton County. The sheriff's department received a call of a theft in progress at a gravel pit on Highway 95 in Sauk Rapids at about 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.