The U.S. Marshals Service has added a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing young girls in rural Minnesota to its 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Fifty-three-year-old Victor Barnard is charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct involving two members of a “Maidens Group” within a church he led called the River Road Fellowship.
A Minnesota State Patrol helicopter and thermal imaging equipment were used during a manhunt in Beltrami County, but officials say two of three suspects in a car chase remain at large.
A convicted sex offender who fled a St. Paul halfway house is in jail after more than a month as a fugitive.
The FBI says one of two fugitives in a shooting on the Red Lake reservation that left one man dead and his two brothers wounded has been arrested.