RED LAKE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Red Lake Conservation Officer Falls Ill During Service Call, Passes Away

Conservation Officer Shannon "Opie" Barron leaves behind a wife and two kids

RED LAKE, MN — Red Lake Department of Public Safety members are mourning the loss of longtime Conservation Officer Shannon “Opie” Barron. He passed away last night after responding to a call for suspected illegal harvesting north of Red Lake. Officers had cleared the scene when Officer Barron requested EMS to his location after not feeling well. He was taken…