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Jamie Wylie, Photo courtesy of Foley Police
Jamie Wylie, Photo courtesy of Foley Police
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UPDATE: Medical Examiner Identifies the Body Found In East St. Cloud

The Benton County Sheriff has released the name of the body found in east St. Cloud yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon. The Midwest Medical Examiners office says it's the body of 31-year-old Jamie Wylie of Foley.

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Photo by WJON.com's Alex Svejkovsky
Photo by WJON.com's Alex Svejkovsky
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News @ Noon: Chief Deputy Heck Talks Benton County Sheriff’s Department [AUDIO]

The Benton County Sheriff's Department's Chief Deputy Troy Heck stopped by the WJON studios today (Monday) during the News @ Noon show. Heck says the department has about 80 total employees, about 30 of them are sworn officers.

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Police Search Home On Golden Spike Road, 3 Behind Bars

The Benton County Sheriff's Department has arrested three people on various charges. Officials say they watched a vehicle leave a home on Golden Spike Road and stop in the Sauk Rapids Post Office parking lot at about 5:30 p.m. yesterday (Wednesday).

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Central MN Counties Reporting Fewer Crash Numbers Today

Fewer crashes are being reported in Stearns and Benton Counties compared to Monday's snowfall.

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St. Cloud Man Facing Multiple Charges After Chase In Benton County

A man whose pickup truck was stolen helped Benton County deputies chase down the man who allegedly took it. Twenty-six-year-old Daniel Boggs junior is facing charges of motor vehicle theft, fleeing police, criminal damage to property, and tampering with a motor vehicle.

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Sauk Rapids Man Arrested After High Speed Chase In Stolen Vehicle

A Sauk Rapids man is in jail after leading deputies on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle. The Benton County Sheriff's Department says the incident began at about 11:20 p.m. last (Thursday) night near the intersection of Highway 23 and Highway 95.

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Neighbor Helps Catch A Suspected Burglar in Benton County

An alert neighbor helps catch a burglary suspect. The Benton County Sheriff's Department says they received a call on July 26th at about 12:30 p.m. from a man in the 5800 block of Ronneby Road Northeast in Maywood Township.

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Benton County Deputies Find Suspicious Vehicle, Search for Driver

The Benton County Sheriff's Department responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle. At about 3:30 p.m. yesterday (Monday) deputies were called to the 8500 block of 55th Avenue Northeast in Mayhew Lake Township.

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Pierz Woman Killed in Collision With Semi in Benton County

A 79-year-old Pierz woman was killed in a collision with a semi this (Tuesday) morning in Benton County. The incident happened at about 7:45 a.m. at the intersection of Benton County Road 12 and County Road 78.

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UPDATE: 15-Year Old Dies in Deadly Car Crash in Sauk Rapids

The Benton County Sheriff's Department now says a 15-year-old boy involved in a car crash near Sauk Rapids-Rice High School on Monday afternoon has died. A 15-year-old boy, Yasin Hussein of Hopkins, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital. He died today (Tuesday) from his injuries.

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