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Fmr. Cook Co. Att’y Gets 30 Days For Criminal Sexual Conduct

A former county attorney from northern Minnesota has been sentenced for criminal sexual conduct. Former Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell will serve 30 days in jail and will have 10 years of probation. He is also required to register as a sex offender for 10 years.

09/26/2014

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Cook County Att’y Found Guilty Of Sexual Misconduct

Jurors reached a verdict in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage girl. Tim Scannell was found guilty. He had been charged with two felonies for his relationship with a teen that was 17-years-old at the time.

07/25/2014

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Cook Co. Atty.’s Criminal Sexual Conduct Case Heads To Jury

A jury will now decide the fate of a Minnesota county attorney on trial for his relationship with a teenage girl. Tim Scannell is charged with two felonies for his relationship with a teen that was 17-years-old at the time.

07/24/2014

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County Attorney: Officer Justified In Use Of Deadly Force

The Chisago County Attorney’s Office has declared an officer-involved shooting in North Branch last summer to be a justified use of deadly force.

01/10/2013

Hennepin County Attorney

Hennepin Co. Att’y Touts Clean Elections, Criticizes Voter ID

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman released a video called “Case Closed: Clean Elections in Hennepin County,” which touts clean elections and criticizes the voter ID amendment.

09/27/2012

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County Attorneys To Change Treatment Of Child Prostitution Victims

Minneapolis is on a list of 13 cities with a high concentration of sex trafficking organizations. It’s a growing problem, and with children often the victims, several county attorneys are working to change the way Minnesota deals with the young victims.

02/25/2011

John Choi, county attorney, Ramsey County

Sheriff, County Attorney Take Oaths In Ramsey County

John Choi has been sworn in as Ramsey County Attorney and becomes the first Asian-American county attorney in Minnesota and the first Korean-American county attorney in the nation.

01/04/2011

John Choi

Choi Is 1st Korean-American County Attorney In U.S.

John Choi has been sworn in as Ramsey County Attorney, becoming the first Asian-American county attorney in Minnesota.

01/04/2011

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