A 19-year-old man has been arrested in Foley for allegedly stabbing another man in the stomach. Foley Police Chief Katie McMillin says they were called to the 300 block of 2nd Avenue just after midnight Sunday morning.
A Foley Coborn's employee was kidnapped around 2:50 a.m. this morning (Wednesday). Foley Interim Police Chief Katie Lang says an employee was confronted by a man who forced the Coborn's employee to take him to the Twin Cities.
The newly formed Foley Police Department held Safe and Sober class for law enforcement officials this week. There were 18 students from law enforcement agencies throughout Minnesota that participated in the program. It was a two-day program that included 16 hours of classroom, and field training.
Foley's police department is still in it's infancy, but the chief says things are going well so far. Chief Brant Standridge started his new position on June 9th, becoming the city's first full-time chief since the old department was disbanded in 2003.
The three finalists for the position of Foley Police Chief will be interviewed tomorrow (Tuesday). The City Council is meeting with Joseph Backlund of Princeton, Brant Sandridge of St. Francis, and Douglas Pomplun of Fairfax.