DWI

2021 Summer: One of The Deadliest on MN Roads

Minnesota’s Office of Traffic Safety says there's been an uptick in impaired driving.

DULUTH, Minn. — The Labor Day weekend was another fatal one on Minnesota roads making this summer one of the deadliest. A total of four fatalities were recorded over the busy Labor Day holiday, increasing Minnesota’s death toll so far this year to 315. That’s 65 fatalities ahead of last year. Authorities say slowing down and finding a safe ride…

Duluth Police Stress Safe, Sober Driving Ahead Of Summer Events

Last month there were 30 recorded DWI incidents in Duluth compared to 17 last May during the pandemic.

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth Police are urging people to be smart before getting behind the wheel this summer after a drunken driver went airborne in downtown Duluth over the weekend. Just before 3 a.m. Saturday a car speeding in the Pickwick parking lot hit a grassy area and went into the air before crashing into a light pole along the sidewalk….

Central Hillside Hit-and-Run Leaves 60-Year-Old Injured

A 20-year-old has been arrested for colliding with a 60-year-old pedestrian, who's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

DULUTH, Minn.- A 20-year-old suspect has been arrested for striking a 60-year-old pedestrian with her vehicle in Duluth’s Central Hillside neighborhood leaving him injured Saturday, according to a spokesperson with the Duluth Police Department. At about 12:04 p.m. Duluth Police received report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the intersection of 4th Street and 2nd Avenue West, the…

Local Law Enforcement Increasing Presence For St. Paddy’s Day

There will be more officers from agencies in southern St. Louis County, Proctor and Hermantown Police and the Minnesota State Patrol on St. Paddy's Day.

DULUTH, Minn. – St. Paddy’s Day is the Duluth Police Department’s (DPD) second most dangerous DWI holiday after Labor Day. The Irish holiday is on March 17 and police want you to have fun, but also be safe, so you don’t land in the slammer. You’re encouraged to designate a sober driver or call Lyft or Uber. Police say the bottom line is don’t…

One Arrested After Stolen Military Vehicle was Recovered

The Hibbing Police Department has arrested a male suspect for stealing a military vehicle.

HIBBING, Minn. – Hibbing Police have arrested a male for stealing an HEMMT wrecker from the Hibbing Minnesota National Guard Armory. Police responded to a call around 1 p.m. to the Hibbing Minnesota National Guard Armory and were updated by maintenance personnel who had followed the vehicle. The driver of the stolen vehicle was taken into custody without incident. The…