Polk County Sheriff Investigating How Man Died in Police Custody

An autopsy is scheduled.

CROOKSTON, Minn.–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and Crookston Police are investigating how a man died while in police custody on Wednesday. Sixty-one-year-old Larry Monson, of Climax, was arrested for DWI and brought to the Northwest Regional Correctional Center in Crookston. While in police custody, Monson had a medical emergency. Lifesaving efforts were performed and Monson was transported to Riverview Health…

Crookston Police Department Reports 16 Burglaries Since October 1st

It is not clear whether the burglaries are related.

CROOKSTON, Minn.–The Crookston Police Department has received 16 reports of burglaries and thefts from vehicles, sheds, garages and two homes since the beginning of October. The locations of the burglaries have occurred in the northeast part of town, the south end Campbell Road area, Woods Addition, Memorial Drive and Jerome’s Addition. In some instances, doors were locked, but unlocked in…

Man Shows Gun At McDonald’s Drive-Thru And Says: “Give me all your money. Just kidding.”

Crookston Police Are Investigating

CROOKSTON, MN — Police in Crookston say a man pulled up to the drive-thru at McDonalds, showed a gun and said, “Give me all your money. Just kidding.” Crookston Police are not laughing. They say although the driver implied the incident was a joke, his actions are still criminal and he could be charged. It happened around 7:30 Monday night….