Itasca County Court
A northern Minnesota man has entered a plea deal in his wife’s drug overdose death last year. Forty-nine-year-old Terry Wayne Richards of Grand Rapids pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of second-degree manslaughter.
A Deer River woman has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for robbing a Grand Rapids business of about $350. Twenty-five-year-old Diana Jones pleaded guilty Monday in Istasca County court to one felony count of first degree aggravated robbery.
A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn., man is facing at least 35 years in prison after pleading guilty in Itasca County Court Thursday to charges in connection with the murder of one person and attempted murder of another in Grand Rapids last December.
A 31-year-old woman from Deer River is accused of stealing more than $5,700 from the DMV she worked at in Grand Rapids over the course of a month late last year, according to charges filed Monday in Itasca County Court.
A 51-year-old Deer River woman pleaded guilty Monday in Itasca County Court to theft charges after she was accused of stealing about $100,000 from the Deer River Department of Motor Vehicle office.
A 66-year-old Grand Rapids man is accused of intentionally setting fire to a Grand Rapids church July 27, according to charges filed in Itasca County Court on Thursday.
Steven Ray Augustinack was sentenced to a five year prison term, but the sentence was stayed and he was placed on five years supervised probation.