Grand Jury

Grand Jury Declines To Indict Police In St. Paul Man's DeathA Ramsey County grand jury has found St. Paul police were justified in using deadly force when they shot and killed a carjacking suspect in a shootout last summer.
Trooper Indicted On Manslaughter, Careless Driving In Double Fatal CrashA veteran State Patrol trooper is now charged with killing a Minnesota couple in a car crash. A grand jury indicted Scott Reps. He's charged with manslaughter and failure to drive with due care because jurors apparently thought he was going too fast.
Peaceful Rally At U Over Ferguson DecisionA rally at the University of Minnesota over events in Ferguson, Missouri, is unfolding peacefully. Several hundred people have gathered on the steps of Coffman Union to show solidarity with Michael Brown, the young man black man shot and killed by white police officer Darren Wilson in August. Violence erupted Monday night in Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict Wilson.
Mendota Heights Officer's Alleged Killer Indicted By Grand JuryBrian George Fitch Sr., 39, of Mendota Heights, has been charged with one count of first degree murder, three counts of attempted murder and one count of illegal possession of a firearm, the Dakota County Attorney's Office announced Friday.
1st-Degree Murder Charges In Schunk KillingA grand jury in Dakota County has indicted two people for first-degree murder in the death of a University of Minnesota student who was stabbed to death in a Rosemount town house. Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, 32, and Ashley Marie Conrade, 24, were also indicted for second-degree murder in the death of 20-year-old Anarae Schunk.
3 Indicted In Drug-Related Mpls. MurderThree people are indicted of first-degree premeditated murder in the drug-related shooting death of a Minneapolis man in March. Maureen Onyelobi, David Johnson and Maurice Wilson were indicted Friday by a grand jury, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Grand Jury Indicts 2 In 1999 Minneapolis KillingA grand jury has indicted two St. Paul men in a 15-year-old murder case. Authorities allege 32-year-old Earl Vang, of St. Paul, was one of two men who shot and killed 19-year-old Miguel McElroy outside a north Minneapolis convenience store July 9, 1999, after a drug deal went bad.
Minnetonka Cops Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Fatal ShootingA Hennepin County grand jury has cleared two Minnetonka Police officers of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man in October of last year, according to Minnetonka city officials. Officers James Comings and Ryan Smith shot Michael Tray several times in the underground parking garage of the Claremont Apartments in Minnetonka on the evening of Oct. 23, 2013. Police were initially called on a report of a man with a gun near the apartments. When the officers arrived, they found Tray in the parking garage. Shots were fired, and Tray was killed.
Chisago Grand Jury Indicts Man In Jelinek's DeathA Chisago County grand jury has indicted 29-year-old Aaron Jude Schnagl on third-degree murder charges in the death of Danielle Jelinek. Jelinek was 27 years old when she went missing on Dec. 9, 2012.
Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Sex Trafficking Teen Girl In St. PaulA Ramsey County jury found a Chicago man guilty in the sex trafficking of a 15-year-old girl in St. Paul in April 2013. Arteco Marvell Rhodes, 38, was found guilty of possession of child pornography and he will be sentenced at 9 a.m. on Dec. 13.
Man Indicted For Premeditated Murder Of His MotherA grand jury indicted a St. Cloud man for first-degree premeditated murder and second-degree murder after he allegedly stabbed his mother to death.
Grand Jury Hears Case In Fatal Officer-Involved ShootingA Hennepin County Grand Jury is hearing testimony in a police shooting case. Twenty-two-year-old Terrance Franklin died last May after being shot several times in the basement of a home in Uptown.