Dakota County Sheriff’s Office
A 26-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of breaking into a safe at an Eagan mosque and taking money from it because he needed financial help and wasn’t getting it, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court. William Allen Mattingly was charged with second-degree burglary in connection with the incident.
Members of the group Fight Crime: Invest in Kids say the report being released Thursday shows that state and federal early childhood programs could reduce the number of people incarcerated in Minnesota and lead to $48 million in savings in inmate housing costs for the state each year.
Authorities say they are investigating a pair of bomb threats that were received at Walgreens stores south of the Twin Cities late Wednesday morning. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office said it received reports of bomb threats at Walgreens stores in Apple Valley and Rosemount.
Authorities say eight people were hurt, one woman seriously and a sheriff’s deputy, after a bull got loose at the Dakota County Fair Wednesday night. The incident happened shortly after 8 p.m. in Farmington, according to the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities said a 26-year-old man who was critically hurt in an ATV crash on the Fourth of July died Monday at Regions Hospital. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash at about 5:07 p.m. Thursday near the area of 180th Street and Goodwin Avenue.
Authorities said a motorcyclist is dead and a driver is in custody after a crash in Apple Valley Thursday night. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at about 7:50 p.m. Thursday at 160th Street and Harwell Avenue West.
Authorities said a 32-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman was killed Thursday in a two-crash in Dakota County. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim Friday as Angela Nicole Wear.
Law enforcement officers in Dakota County are participating in a basketball tournament to raise funds for the family of a slain Cold Spring police officer.
Authorities said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in connection with the south metro crash last September that killed a Hastings teenager.
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.
In order to avoid submitting to a urine test, a man jumped from the second floor of the Dakota County Courthouse to the first, landing himself in the hospital, authorities say.
A Hastings High School student was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Hastings Thursday night, according to Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows.
A 64-year-old woman is accused of careless driving in crash last October that killed one person in rural Dakota County, according to court charges filed on Tuesday.
There is a reward tonight to find a man who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl at a bus stop and took off with her in his car.
A man is in custody after he allegedly fired shots at two Inver Grove Heights police officers Sunday morning.