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Burnsville Man Charged With Possessing $400K Of Meth

A 35-year-old Burnsville was charged Friday in connection with possessing 12 pounds of methamphetamine, worth a street value of more than $400,000.

05/03/2013

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Officials Talk About Preventing Online Bullying

Prosecutors and sheriffs in Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties are holding a forum about ways to prevent online bullying.

04/10/2013

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Police Make Dakota County’s Largest-Ever Heroin Bust

Authorities say they believe an arrest last week has resulted in the largest-ever heroin bust in Dakota County.

04/02/2013

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Man Convicted Despite Evidence Connected To St. Paul Crime Lab

A Minneapolis man has been found guilty on drug charges in Dakota County despite the fact that the substances connected with his crimes were initially tested by the troubled St. Paul Police Crime Lab.

03/18/2013

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Dakota County Attorney Praises Drug Court

Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom will speak at a rally to promote the state’s drug court system.

03/17/2013

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Fallen Officer Honored On The Basketball Court

Friends and former co-workers hit the hardwood Saturday to support a police officer who died in the line of duty.

03/16/2013

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Husband Accused Of Strangling Pregnant Wife To Death

A 36-year-old member of the Texas Army National Guard has been charged with strangling and killing his wife and their unborn child, according to authorities.

03/11/2013

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County Atty’s To Review Drug Convictions From Last 3 Years

The county attorneys for Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties announced that they are planning to review all jury or court cases that ended in drug convictions for the past three years.

02/21/2013

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Accused Vandal Eggs A Car, Gets A Felony Charge

Think twice before vandalizing cars in Farmington, Minn., with eggs – or even mustard.

02/08/2013

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Cops: Eagan Man Arrested For Terroristic Threats

An Eagan man was arrested for terroristic threats Friday afternoon after reportedly threatening to shoot a utilities contractor earlier that day, police say.

01/18/2013

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Mom Sentenced For Drinking, Driving With Kids In Car

A Rochester mom was sentenced Wednesday to one year of probation and less than a week in jail after pleading guilty to drinking, driving and crashing with her five kids in the car, officials say.

01/16/2013

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Charges: Part Owner Sold Drugs In Bursville Business

A man believed to be part owner of a Burnsville business has been charged with selling drugs inside the establishment.

01/14/2013

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Police Arrest Man After Inver Grove Heights Standoff

Police have arrested a 20-year-old Joseph John Gallahue after a nearly 6-hour standoff in Inver Grove Heights.

12/28/2012

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Dakota County District Judge Arrested For DWI

St. Paul police have arrested Dakota County District Judge Michael Vann Sovis on suspicion of drunken driving after smashing into three parked cars on Christmas Eve.

12/27/2012

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Right-To-Die Group Wants Minn. Charges Dismissed

Members of a national right-to-die group are challenging Minnesota’s assisted-suicide law, saying it violates constitutional rights to freedom of speech and freedom of association.

12/18/2012

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