The Washington County Drug Task Force investigates cases involving the illegal selling, buying and possession of dangerous drugs or narcotics. The Task Force is a partnership between the Sheriff’s Office, Cottage Grove Police Department, Woodbury Police Department and the Forest Lake Police Department. Along with the enforcement of state drug laws, the Task Force is also responsible for the prevention and education in the area of drug abuse.

To report suspicious activity please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 651-430-7850 or anonymously e-mail us at

Drug Take Back:
The Sheriff’s Office has a permanent site to take back unused prescription drugs, over the counter drugs and pet medications. Please see the page under about us.