Arson

Hennepin Co. Sheriff: Violent Crime Increase Part Of National TrendStatistics released Friday show violent crime is increasing in Minnesota's most populous county. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says there was an 8-percent increase in violent crime between 2014 and 2015.
Sheriff: NE Minn. Man, 56, Arrested For Burning Down His Own CabinThe Carlton County Sheriff's Office says a 56-year-old man is in jail after burning down his own cabin last week.
E. Grand Forks Man Pleads Not Guilty To Somali Cafe FireA Minnesota man accused of starting a fire that heavily damaged a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks had pleaded not guilty in federal court. Twenty-five-year-old Matthew Gust of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, is charged with malicious use of explosive materials.
Man Charged With Setting Fire At Somali Eatery Makes Court AppearanceA Minnesota man accused of setting a fire that heavily damaged a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks has made his first appearance on a federal complaint. Twenty-five-year-old Matthew Gust, of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, is facing charges of malicious use of an explosive device and use of a destructive device during a crime of violence.
East Grand Forks Man Charged In Somali Restaurant FireFederal prosecutors in North Dakota have filed charges against a man accused of torching a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks. A criminal complaint charges 25-year-old Matthew Gust, of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, with malicious use of an explosive device and use of a destructive device during a crime of violence.
MN Man Arrested, Charged For Setting Fire To N.D. Somali RestaurantNorth Dakota authorities have charged a Minnesota man with felony arson in a fire that heavily damaged a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks. Police say 25-year-old Matthew Gust of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, was arrested in Minnesota's Polk County late Monday.
Warrant Issued For Minn. Man Suspected In Somali Restaurant ArsonAn arrest warrant has been issued in North Dakota for a Minnesota man suspected of throwing a Molotov cocktail inside a Somali restaurant.
Charges: 2 Prior Lake Men Set Fire To Historic Eagan City HallAuthorities say a grudge against Eagan officials led to two men setting fire to the Historic Eagan City Hall.
Suspect In Mich. Homicide Arrested In Northern MinnesotaAuthorities in northern Minnesota say they’ve arrested a man wanted in Michigan in connection to an arson and homicide.
Is Wetterling Person Of Interest Connected To A 1989 Arson?WCCO has uncovered new information about a lead investigators in the Jacob Wetterling case followed in 1990, and again this year.
Northern Wis. Community Steps Up After Suspected Church ArsonThe northern Wisconsin community of Ashland has stepped up to help members of a church destroyed by a fire that officials believe was intentionally set.
Officials In Burnsville Seeking Info On Suspected ArsonOfficials in Burnsville say a weekend fire at an apartment building appears suspicious and is under investigation as a suspected arson.

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