South Washington County permit-to-carry applications jump in 2013
The number of people issued a permit to carry a firearm jumped last year statewide and in south Washington County.
Sheriff’s offices across the state issued 60,471 permits in 2013, nearly double the 31,657 issued in 2012, according to data released last week by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
There were 3,319 permits issued last year in Washington County. That’s up from the 1,947 permits issued in the county in 2012.