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 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    September 11, 2014

Man charged with murder

Robert Todd Ferguson, 51, of Cloquet is being formally charged with third degree murder and was arrested Thursday, September 4 in the city of Cloquet without incident. The arrest was a result of a war...

 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    July 31, 2014

Two-vehicle crash causes injuries

On Sunday, July 27 at noon, Carlton County 911 received a call of a serious crash involving two vehicles on County Road 61 just south of the city of Moose Lake. An 87-year-old female, Phoebe Benson of Barnum, was traveling south on County Road 61 in...

 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    July 10, 2014


On July 10, 2014 at approximately 3:35 pm, the Northview Bank in Barnum, Minnesota reported that a black male walked into the bank, brandished a handgun, and demanded money from a teller. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office responded, along with...

 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    January 23, 2014

Teen arrested for school bomb threat

On January 16 Thomson Township Police and the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office arrested an 18-year-old male in connection with the Esko School bomb threat incident of January 14. On January 14 at approximately 12:25 p.m., a written bomb threat was...

 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    November 7, 2013

10-year-old boy hit by vehicle

On October 31 at approximately 6:45 p.m., a 911 caller reported a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the 800 block of 3rd Street in the city of Carlton. Carlton County Sheriff's deputies, along with Carlton Fire and Ambulance,...

 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    October 24, 2013

Arrest made in assault, burglary

The Carlton County Sheriff's Office reports an individual involved in an assault and burglary that was reported the evening of October 17 remains in custody at the Carlton County Jail pending formal charges and has been identified as 37-year-old...

 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    September 26, 2013

Woman faces theft by swindle charges

The Carlton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Cloquet woman suspected of theft. Joanne Marie Wappes, 62, was taken into custody at approximately 4 p.m. September 19 by Carlton County Sheriff's Office deputies on probable cause of felony theft...

 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    July 25, 2013

Carlton man dies in crash

On July 19 at approximately 1:35 p.m., a 911 caller reported a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of County Road 4 and County Road 5 in Blackhoof Township. Carlton County Sheriff's Office deputies, the Minnesota State Patrol, Blackhoof Fire...

 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    June 6, 2013

One arrested, one dead after crash

On June 1 at 5:42 p.m., the Carlton County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Cloquet Police Department, Esko First Responders and Cloquet Ambulance responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Canosia Road and North Cloquet Road...