Mpls. Teen Faces Felony Assault Charge For Principal AttackAn 18-year-old Minneapolis student faces assault charges after allegedly attacking her school principal last month, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office. Lashawnte Simone Bright was charged Wednesday in a juvenile petition with a count of third-degree assault and a count of fourth-degree assault on a school official.
Richfield Officer Won't Face Charges For Alleged Assault On TeenA Richfield police officer will not face criminal charges after he was accused of assaulting a teenager in October. Kamal Gelle, 19, said he was pulled over by an officer on the night of Oct. 3 and cited for careless driving.
Aitkin Co. Man Faced Domestic Violence Charges Before Killing DeputyThe Aitkin County Sheriff's Office says a man who shot and killed a deputy was charged a week before in a violent domestic situation.
Woman Accused Of Threatening To Shoot Police In FargoA Fargo woman accused of calling an ambulance to take her children to school is facing a felony terrorizing charge for allegedly threatening police officers.
Filing Shows Prosecutors Believed Walker Committed FelonyA court filing shows investigators believed Republican Gov. Scott Walker committed a felony when he was Milwaukee County executive in relation to an office lease contract. Walker, who is running for president, was never charged and neither were either of the other two people investigators named in the 2011 request for a search warrant, made public Wednesday as part of a lawsuit. His campaign spokeswoman criticized the filing as an attempt to influence public opinion.
Burnsville Couple Faces Slew Of Tax Crime ChargesA Burnsville couple faces multiple tax-related felonies after they allegedly ran a business without a sales tax permit and failed to file taxes, according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
Farmington Couple Charged In ‘American Girl’ SwindleA Farmington couple face felony theft by swindle charges after buying discounted American Girl merchandise from an online retailer, then fraudulently returning the items at the Mall of American for a full refund. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says Jennifer Jo Cho, 37, and Henry Lim Cho, 34, returned over 134 items without a receipt to the American Girl store at the Mall of America – reaping $5,374 in the process.
Woman Who Swindled $350k From Car Wash Gets 57 MonthsA woman who kept the books at an Eagan car wash was sentenced Wednesday to 57 months in prison for swindling $350,000 from her employer.
Fmr. Mpls. Teacher Pleads Guilty To Stalking 17-Year-Old StudentA 46-year-old Oakdale man has pleaded guilty to aggressively pursuing a 17-year-old student while teaching at Minneapolis South High School, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Apple Valley Man Accused Of $100K+ Theft From Athletic Asso.An Apply Valley man has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing $113,532 from the Rosemount Area Athletic Association (RAAA) where he was employed. Robert Reischauer, 62, has been charged with five counts of felony theft. According to the criminal complaint, while in between finance managers the RAAA conducted an audit and found large sums of money missing.
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2 Arrested After Chase, Suspected BurglariesA 26-year-old man was arrested Monday, after leading police on a chase from St. Paul to Cottage Grove, Minn. Officials say the man had multiple felony warrants out for his arrest.