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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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Man, Boys Safe After Falling Into Little Rock Lake

A Minneapolis man and two teenage boys are okay after going into the water on Little Rock Lake. The Benton County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened at about 4:00 p.m. yesterday (Monday).

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Two Motorcycle Drivers Die in Head On Collision

Two motorcycle drivers have been killed in a head on collision. The Benton County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened about 5:00 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) on County Road 4 and County Road 61 in Gilman Township.

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Benton County to Hold Drug Take Back Event

Benton County residents have a chance to get rid of old or unused medications tomorrow. The Benton County Sheriff's Department along with police departments in Sauk Rapids and Rice will be taking part in the DEA National Take Back Initiative.

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Teen Hurt After Shooting Self in Foot

A 16-year-old Elk River boy had to be treated at the hospital after a pheasant hunting accident Sunday afternoon. Benton County Sheriff Brad Bennett says deputies were called to a hunting preserve in Glendorado Township at about 3:15 p.m.

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Trevor Burton, Barry Lambertson and Alex McCarty (Benton County Jail photos)
Trevor Burton, Barry Lambertson and Alex McCarty (Benton County Jail photos)
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Traffic Stop Leads to Major Drug Bust

Benton County authorities have jailed three men after a traffic stop led to a large drug bust last Friday. Sheriff's officials say a deputy made a traffic stop in the 400 block of Summit Avenue South and detected the smell of marijuana.

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Two People Hurt in Benton County Crash

Two people were hurt in a crash in Benton County last (Wednesday) night. Sheriff Brad Bennett says deputies responded to the crash at about 10:35 p.m. on West Lake Road in Watab Township.

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