DOUGLAS COUNTY

Impostor claims to be Douglas County deputy

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (KVRR) – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple reports of a man who’s been contacting people by phone and claiming to be a Douglas County deputy. Chief Deputy Jason Peterson says the impostor is using the name of an actual deputy. The man is using several reasons to explain why he’s contacting people, including missed court…

Hennepin County Sheriff pleads guilty to DWI

Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson says terms of the agreement are the same that would apply to anyone convicted of a first time DWI.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (KVRR) – Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving-related charge in connection with a rollover crash on I-94 near Alexandria. Under a plea agreement, Hutchinson pleaded guilty to fourth-degree DWI.  He originally faced three other charges. Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson says terms of the agreement are the same that would apply to…

Man with 8 active arrest warrants arrested in Douglas County

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (KVRR) — A 49-year-old Inver Grove Heights man who had eight active arrest warrants was brought into the Douglas County Jail Saturday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says Don Johnson was arrested after running from police several times and stealing multiple vehicles. The first pursuit by Alexandria Police officers began Thursday night when the Douglas County Sheriff’s…

Man found dead following rollover crash in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) – A 39-year-old Glenwood, Minnesota man was found dead Friday afternoon on County Road 6 near Mums Road in Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says an initial investigation shows Dennis Hovde was driving a commercial vehicle when he left the road, entered a ditch and rolled over. He was pronounced dead at the scene….

Lake Ida drowning victim identified

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the victim is 59-year-old Danny Haak of Alexandria.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — Authorities identify the man they say drowned in Lake Ida Saturday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the victim is 59-year-old Danny Haak of Alexandria. The 911 call came in shortly before 5 o’clock that there was a man in the water. He was brought to shore by neighbors and CPR was started. Emergency…