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Man Pleads Guilty To Taking 2 Hostage In Gas Station

Ariel Luis Barnett pleaded guilty Friday in Dakota County Court to two counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, two counts of kidnapping to commit great bodily harm and one count of a firearm violation for a convicted felon.

12/20/2013

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Man Gets 2 Life Sentences For Murdering Wife, Unborn Child

A Dakota County jury convicted a 37-year-old Apple Valley man Tuesday morning of murdering his wife and their unborn child after 10 hours of deliberation. The court found Roger Holland guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the March 7 incident.

12/17/2013

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South St. Paul Officer Pleads Guilty To DWI

Sergeant Cory Slifko was arrested back in June. He was off-duty and driving his personal vehicle at the time. Rosemount Police caught him after getting a 911 call that someone was driving around damaging mailboxes.

10/30/2013

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Charges: Man Had Sexual Relationship With Girl, 15

A 27-year-old Inver Grove Heights man is accused of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old girl, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.

08/05/2013

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Charges: Man Stole Pipes From Several Twin Cities Businesses

A 32-year-old man is accused of stealing metal pipes from at least six Twin Cities businesses that were valued at more than $1,700, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court. Mikael Jerald Carlson was charged with one count of aggregating theft in connection with the incidents, which happened in late June and early July.

07/16/2013

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Charges: 2 Men Steal Money, Meat From Burnsville Restaurant

Two men are accused of breaking into a Burnsville restaurant to steal money and meat last week, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court. Tyler Cole Stanford and Keith Michael Miller, both 27, were each charged with third-degree burglary in connection with the incident, which happened last Thursday.

07/15/2013

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Charges: Woman Had .36 BAC In Apple Valley Fatal Crash

A 44-year-old Lakeville woman is accused of driving drunk in an Apple Valley crash last Thursday that left a motorcyclist dead, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.

07/01/2013

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Charges: Man Tried To Set Ex-Girlfriend’s Home On Fire

A 33-year-old St. Paul Park man is accused of trying to set his ex-girlfriend’s home on fire after she apparently stole items out of his vehicle, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court. Paul David Garay was charged with two felony counts of first-degree burglary and one felony count of first-degree criminal damage to property in connection with the incident.

06/27/2013

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Burnsville Teen Charged In 2012 Crash That Killed 2

The Dakota County Attorney’s Office said Wednesday it is filing charges against a Burnsville teen in connection with a crash on Aug. 21, 2012, that killed two people and left two others hurt. The boy, a 17-year-old, has been charged in juvenile court with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide involving gross negligence, one felony count of criminal vehicular homicide involving gross negligence resulting in substantial bodily harm and one count of criminal vehicular operation in connection with the incident.

06/12/2013

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Woman Accused Of Swindling $350,000 From Car Wash

A woman who kept the books at an Apple Valley car wash is accused of swindling $350,000. Forty-six-year-old Connie Rogers is charged in Dakota County with nine counts of felony theft by swindle.

06/03/2013

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Charges: Man Burglarized Home After Release From Jail

A 24-year-old man is accused of breaking into an Inver Grove Heights home while a family was inside just weeks after being released from jail, according to charges filed Friday in Dakota County Court.

05/31/2013

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St. Paul Man Arrested, Charged In Large Marijuana Bust

A 38-year-old St. Paul man is accused of possessing and selling at least 56 pounds of marijuana in connection with a drug bust in Inver Grove Heights last month, according to charges filed by the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

05/24/2013

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Charges: Hastings Man Hit Cop, Causing Broken Nose

A 22-year-old Hastings man is accused of assaulting a police officer who was responding to a call of a violation of an order for protection, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.

05/06/2013

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Man Accused Of Groping Limousine Driver In Apple Valley

A 54-year-old man is accused of criminal sexual conduct against a female limousine driver in Apple Valley in late February, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.

04/29/2013

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Police: Eagan Man Arrested For 6th DUI

A 29-year-old Eagan man is accused of driving drunk for at least the sixth time since 2002, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.

04/18/2013

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Charges: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman In Her Sleep

A 24-year-old Hastings man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman while she was sleeping at a home in South St. Paul, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.

03/28/2013

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Charges: Man Fled Police With Pregnant Girlfriend, Kids In Car

A 23-year-old South St. Paul man is accused of fleeing police while driving without a license with his pregnant girlfriend and three other kids inside the car, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

03/27/2013

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Charges: West St. Paul Man Assaulted 4-Month-Old

A 26-year-old West St. Paul man is accused of assaulting his 4-month-old daughter last week, causing the infant head trauma, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.

02/25/2013

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No Charges In Crash That Killed Hastings Teen

Authorities said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in connection with the south metro crash last September that killed a Hastings teenager.

01/31/2013

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Charges: War Vet Threatened Neighbors, Police

A 32-year-old Rosemount man who is a war veteran is accused of threatening to kill his neighbors and police and then barricaded himself inside his home, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

01/23/2013

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Charges: Man Threatened To ‘Blow Up’ Eagan Restaurant

A 23-year-old Eagan man is accused of threatening to “blow up” a restaurant where he worked and kill everybody there because he said the restaurant was corrupt, according to charges filed Friday in Dakota County Court.

12/21/2012

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Charges: Woman Drove Drunk, Caused Crash With 15-Year-Old In Car

A 45-year-old Eagan woman is accused of driving drunk and causing an accident with her 15-year-old son inside the car last week, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

12/05/2012

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Police: Man Pulls Gun On Another Man After Bar Argument

A 52-year-old Eagan man is accused of pulling a gun on another man during an argument outside a Burnsville bar after a woman in the bar was being repeatedly harassed, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

11/28/2012

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Charges: Teen Punched Classmate During Gym Football Game

An 18-year-old Rosemount man is accused of assaulting a classmate during a gym class football game last week, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court.

11/27/2012

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Charges: Drunk Driver Found On Garage Roof

A 22-year-old Burnsville man is accused of drunk driving and attempting to hide from police on the roof of a garage near a set of townhomes, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

11/14/2012

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