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.
Man Arrested For Assaulting Nurse, Guards At St. Cloud HospitalA St. Cloud man faces felony charges after attacking a nurse and two security guards at St. Cloud Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. According to St. Cloud Police, the assaults occurred just before 3 p.m. Joseph Charles Karnik, 24, is facing three felony-assault charges because of his history of violence towards law enforcement.
Boyfriend Of Teen Who Died After Taking LSD Faces Felony The teenage boyfriend of a Mankato girl who died from illegal drugs faces a felony. Chloe Moses, 17, had a seizure earlier this month after taking what's believed to be a form of LSD.
Woman Convicted Of Stealing $150K From Vulnerable RelativeA 24-year-old woman was convicted Thursday of stealing more than $150,000 from a vulnerable family member, according to the Washington County Attorney's office. Elaina Lorene Casello was convicted on multiple counts of felony theft and identity theft after stealing money from various bank accounts of an elderly relative. The theft occurred from Feb. 2011 till Dec. 2012, with Casello using the stolen funds to buy several items, in addition to paying her own bills.
Minn. Woman Accused Of Helping Hide Freezer BodyA Duluth woman is accused of helping a friend dispose of her boyfriend's body in a freezer in the western Twin Cities. Hennepin County prosecutors have charged 30-year-old Talisha Hunt with one felony count of being an accomplice after the fact.