Shooting, Heroin Indictment, Kitchen Fire: Washington County Public Safety Roundup

Here's a weekly listing of crime incidents and police and fire related calls in Washington County.

The following is a collection of articles that appeared on Stillwater PatchWoodbury Patch and Oakdale Patch the week of Oct. 29 through Nov. 3. Click on the headline to read the full article.


Complaint: Police Find Marijuana on Man Who Allegedly Threatened to 'Snap' Ex's Neck

Police were dispatched to 12th Street on Oct. 28.

The Oakdale Police Department responded to the call on Oct. 28.

Here is a selection of incidents the Oakdale Police Department responded to from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19.

A report of some of the incidents responded to by the Oakdale Fire Department.

Eleven Indicted in Federal Court for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

An Oakdale man was one of the 11 people who were recently indicted.

Jail bookings information from Oct. 22 to Oct. 28 provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.


Woodbury Man Sentenced After Girlfriend Jumped from Balcony to Escape Him During Domestic Assault

William Douglas Wood, 34, was sentenced for making terroristic threats-reckless disregard for risk.

Probation for Woodbury Man After Police Find Drug Safe

The safe contained more than a third of a pound of marijuana, a digital scale, drug paraphernalia, baggies and a “large amount” of cash.

Brief: 'Peaceful' Halloween for Woodbury

There were few contacts with police on Wednesday night.

Woodbury PD Provided Support During Cottage Grove Shooting

A man apparently shot his estranged wife before he shot himself at a strip mall in Cottage Grove on Oct. 25.

Benefit Fund Established for Children Following Cottage Grove Shooting

The victim had ties to Woodbury.


Firefighters on Monday extinguished a kitchen fire at a home in the 12800 block of 120th Street in May Township. No one was injured as a result of the blaze.

Washington County District Court

According to the Washington County Attorney's Office, the following people made their first appearance recently on felony or gross misdemeanor charges:

  • Monique Lynn Hammer, 48, of Somerset, Wis., charged with fifth degree drug possession and DWI.
  • Michael John Crillo, 33, of Bayport, charged with third degree assault. 
  • Nathan Lee Populorum, 19, of Woodbury, charged with fifth degree drug sale and possession.
  • Charles Anthony Jerde, 30, of White Bear Lake, charged with aiding and abetting second degree burglary.
  • Christopher Roboto Knowles, 51, of Minneapolis, charged with check forgery. 
  • Alfredo Alejandro Gonzalez, 42, of Buffalo, New York, charged with identity theft.
  • Brian John Laramy, 45, of Minneapolis, charged with theft.
  • Tammy Marie Darsow, 41, of South St. Paul, charged with theft. 


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