Christi Rowan

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Denny Hecker’s Wife Released From Prison

The wife of beleaguered auto mogul Denny Hecker has been released from federal prison and is back in Minneapolis, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.


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Christi Rowan-Hecker Moved To Illinois Prison

The wife of beleaguered auto mogul Denny Hecker has been moved to a federal prison in southern Illinois.


Christi Rowan as shown in a Feb. 23, 2011 mug shot. (credit: Sherburne County Jail)

Christi Rowan-Hecker Gets Maximum Prison Sentence

Christi Rowan, the wife of beleaguered auto mogul Denny Hecker, has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for stealing money that belonged to Hecker’s creditors.


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No Charges Filed In Hecker’s Jail Marriage

Hennepin County prosecutors finished their review of Denny Hecker’s over-the-phone marriage to Christi Rowan-Hecker and have decided not to file charges, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Friday.


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Hennepin Co. To Review Hecker’s Unusual Marriage

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says it will decide by Monday whether the wedding between former auto mogul Denny Hecker and Christi Rowan-Hecker was legal.


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Denny Hecker, Christi Rowan Get Married Via Phone

In the latest twist in the saga of former auto mogul Denny Hecker, WCCO has learned that Hecker and his then-girlfriend, Christi Rowan, were married last week at a church in Maple Grove.


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Rowan Won’t Fight Charges, Will Stay In Jail

In a surprise move Denny Hecker’s girlfriend Christi Rowan has decided she will not fight charges she stole money that belonged to Hecker and her creditors.


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Judge Throws Out Rowan’s Plea Deal, New Charges Possible

The girlfriend of former auto mogul Denny Hecker remains in jail, after making an unexpected court appearance Thursday — a day before she was scheduled to be sentenced for fraud.


Christi Rowan. (credit: CBS)

Hecker’s Girlfriend Asks For No Prison Time

Christi Rowan filed court papers on Friday asking to be sentenced to the lowest possible sentence under the sentencing guidelines.


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Hecker Gives Exclusive Interview From Jail

Fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker found out last week that he’s going to spend at least the next seven years in prison. In a call from jail Thursday, however, he told WCCO-TV in an exclusive interview that what he’s really worried about is his girlfriend’s future.


Christi Rowan. (credit: CBS)

Prosecutors Not Going Easy On Hecker’s Girlfriend

Federal prosecutors want fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker’s girlfriend put away for the full amount of prison time she faces.


Christi Rowan. (credit: CBS)

Judge: Hecker’s Girlfriend Cooperating With Court

U.S. Marshals are serving a search warrant on Denny Hecker’s home in Medina, Minn.


Denny Hecker Mug Shot from Oct. 18, 2010 arrest. (credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Hecker’s Girlfriend Avoids Jail; Another Auction Planned

Denny Hecker’s girlfriend avoided going to jail on Tuesday, but just barely.


Christi Rowan. (credit: CBS)

Christi Rowan To Appear In Court Today

The girlfriend of former auto mogul Denny Hecker could soon be joining him behind bars, as she is set to appear in bankruptcy court on Tuesday.


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Hecker’s Girlfriend Reaches Agreement On Eviction

Former auto mogul Denny Hecker’s girlfriend is being evicted from the $1.8 million Medina home she shared with Hecker. However, under a deal reached Wednesday, she will be able to stay in the home through the holidays.


Denny Hecker (credit: CBS)

Pastor Mum On Marriage Plans Of Fallen Auto Mogul

A pastor who was in the room with the girlfriend of a fallen auto dealer last week has declined to say whether he was there to marry the jailed man.


Christi Rowan, Denny Hecker

Esme’s Blog: My Chat With Hecker’s Soul Mate

By Esme Murphy, WCCO-TV Having covered the Denny Hecker saga for almost two years, people keep asking me: What does Christi Rowan see in him? At the beginning it seemed pretty obvious. Rowan has a […]


Christi Rowan, Denny Hecker

Hecker’s Girlfriend Gives Exclusive Interview

Rowan broke her silence on Thursday night and talked of her love for the fallen auto mogul and what his life is like behind bars at the Sherburne County Jail.


Denny Hecker Mug Shot from Oct. 18, 2010 arrest. (credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutors: Hecker Tried To Marry Girlfriend

Prosecutors say fallen Twin Cities auto magnate Denny Hecker tried to marry his girlfriend when he was allowed to leave jail to meet with his attorney.