Hunter Hallstrom Obituary, Death – According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, a Lino Lakes police officer who was 37 years old and worked at a Hugo bar passed away on May 19th. According to the Lino Lakes police department, Chris Bragelman, who was from North Branch and worked for the Lino Lakes police department for more than eight years, was elevated to the rank of sergeant in 2006.
According to Chief John Swenson, Bragelman had a strong love for law enforcement and took the initiative to teach his fellow officers by providing them with lesson plans and videos on how to properly search buildings and perform traffic stops. Swenson commented that “he added a lot of value” to both our police department and the community as a whole. Bragelman leaves behind a wife and three children after his passing. At two in the morning, Blue Heron Grill received a call from emergency services.
Bragelman was discovered unresponsive, so cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was performed on him. At the bar, they gave him the final pronouncement of death. The sheriff’s office in Minnesota as well as the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are currently looking into the situation. The sheriff’s office stated that there was no danger to the general public despite the fact that the cause of death was not immediately established. The body of Bragelman was sent to the office of the medical examiner for Ramsey County so that an autopsy could be performed.
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