Charges: Man Linked To 2003 St. Paul Sex Assault, Burglary Through DNAA 33-year-old man has been linked to the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl in St. Paul back in 2003, according to charges filed Thursday in Ramsey County Court. Eric John Lavik has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct and first-degree burglary in connection with the June 2003 case.
Ex-'U' Student Charged In 2 Sex AssaultsA former student at the University of Minnesota has been charged with raping two women he met at college parties. Daniel York Drill-Mellum, 22, was arrested on Christmas Eve and now faces five felony counts of criminal sexual conduct in connection with the alleged 2014 incidents.
St. Paul Man Charged With Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Teen For DaysThe Ramsey County Attorney's Office has charged a St. Paul man with kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly locked up a young man in his basement and sexually assaulted him for days. Court documents say 55-year-old Wilbert Glover came up behind a 19-year-old man on a north Minneapolis street Friday and strangled him until he passed out.
Charges: Convicted Sex Offender Rapes Another Teen, This Time At GunpointA convicted sexual predator is charged again with raping a teenage girl -- this time at gunpoint in a Minneapolis alley earlier this month. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says 34-year-old Charles Edward Stevenson was charged Thursday with one count of first-degree penetration while armed with a dangerous weapon and one count of providing false information while registering as a sex offender.
Ely Officer Charged With Criminal Sexual ConductThe St. Louis County Attorney's Office says an Ely police officer has been formally charged with having sex with a teen. Sgt. Jason Allen Carlson, 37, was charged Friday with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having sexual contact with a teenage girl last December.
Priest Removed From Ministry Amid Assault InvestigationA Twin Cities priest who was previously acquitted of criminal sexual conduct charges has been temporarily removed from the ministry. Rev. Mark Huberty was arrested in 2013 and charged with one count each of fourth- and fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Fmr. Teacher Pleads Guilty To Taking Compromising Photos Of StudentsA former teacher who worked with hearing impaired students in the north metro pleaded guilty last week to taking compromising photos of students in his classroom.
H.S. Student, 18, Gets 1 Year For Sexual Coercion Of Young GirlsAn 18-year-old high school student from North Oaks, Minnesota, has been sentenced to one year behind bars for coercing a 12- and a 13-year-old girl into performing a sex act on him in an Arden Hills park.
Charges: Man, Posing As Law Enforcement, Forces Sex With ProstituteA Northfield man faces sexual assault, coercion and prostitution charges after being accused of posing as law enforcement and forcing a prostitute to have sex. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Alex Michael Hollinger is accused of connecting with a woman via backpage.com to have sex for money, but then claimed to be associated with law enforcement and threaten her to have sex with them for free or face jail.
19-Year-Old Charged With Groping Girl At Apple Valley SchoolA 19-year-old man is accused of groping a girl and unzipping her shirt in the computer lab of an Apple Valley school.
Special Needs Teacher Charged With Sex Assault Of 16-Year-Old GirlA 47-year-old Rogers man who is a special education teacher in New Hope is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female student, according to charges filed Tuesday by the Hennepin County attorney.
Charges: Man Broke Into St. Paul Apartment, Sexually Assaulted WomanA 27-year-old St. Paul man is accused of breaking into a St. Paul apartment and sexually assaulting a female victim last month, according to charges filed Thursday in Ramsey County Court. Jacob Michael McKinley faces charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary and kidnapping, all felonies, in connection with the June 16 incident.