Kidnapping

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Man Who Kidnapped Wife, Robbed Bank, Fled To Mexico Gets 25 Years

A Virginia, Minnesota, man who kidnapped his wife, robbed a Kansas bank and fled to Mexico was sentenced Friday to 25 years in federal prison.

02/23/2015

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Metro Coach Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girls

A former Twin Cities coach accused of luring two 13-year-old girls to his Burnsville home and sexually assaulting them last September pleaded guilty to charges on Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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Moorhead Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Fargo

Fargo police have arrested a suspect in a bank robbery, carjacking and kidnapping case in the neighboring Minnesota city of Moorhead. The 52-year-old Fargo man was taken into custody Tuesday evening at a south Fargo motel.

12/31/2014

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Minnesota Man Gets 35 Years In Iowa Prison

A 62-year-old Minnesota man has been sentenced to 35 years in an Iowa prison for kidnapping and beating a woman.

12/23/2014

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Suspect In Christopher Rossing’s Disappearance Appears In Court

The suspect in the disappearance of a 25-year-old Wright County man appeared in court Monday while the victim’s family and friends held a prayer vigil outside.

12/22/2014

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North Mpls. Abduction Might Be Related To Other Case

City police say that while investigating an abduction of a little girl earlier this month in north Minneapolis they were made aware of a similar, unreported abduction that happened in October.

12/15/2014

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Police Seek Public’s Help In Finding Mpls. Kidnapping Suspect

Minneapolis Police have new information Tuesday about a man who lured a 7 year-old girl away from her North Minneapolis home.

12/09/2014

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Neighbor’s Surveillance Footage May Help In Kidnapping Investigation

A neighbor’s surveillance camera may help Minneapolis police find a suspected kidnapper. On Saturday, police say a stranger approached the 7-year-old girl on the 3100 block of James Avenue North and asked her to help him look for a lost puppy. The girl left with the man, but after hours of searching, the girl was found safe and sound.

12/07/2014

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Police: Kidnapped 7-Year-Old Found In North Minneapolis

A 7-year-old girl was abducted around 3 p.m. Saturday in North Minneapolis.

12/06/2014

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Brooklyn Park Baby Kidnapper Pleads Guilty

A Twin Cities woman has pleaded guilty kidnapping her friend’s baby.

11/24/2014

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Trucker Arrested In Minn. Accused Of Keeping More Sex Slaves

A Utah truck driver accused of keeping two women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he traveled the country had four more victims, federal prosecutors said in court documents.

11/13/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty In St. Cloud Break-In, Assault

A Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder after breaking into a stranger’s house in St. Cloud and beating and choking him. Corey Becker also pleaded guilty Monday to one count of kidnapping in Stearns County.

11/11/2014

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Man Charged After 2 Andover Teens Found In Home

A 23-year-old man was charged Thursday in a case where two teenage girls went missing from their homes in Andover and were found a day later at a home in Burnsville.

10/02/2014

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More Charges In Disappearance Of Christopher Rossing

Christopher Rossing was last seen alive in the early hours of Aug. 23 as he was leaving Trouble’s Bar and Restaurant in Howard Lake. After an evening of drinking with some friends he was walking out the door with Robert Nuttall. There had been an argument between Nuttall and his girlfriend, Gwen Butcher.

09/15/2014

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2 Arrested In Wright County Man’s Disappearance

A Hutchinson man has been arrested and charged in connection with the disappearance of Christopher Rossing. Robert Nuttall, 28, was specifically charged with kidnapping. Rossing has not been found.

09/12/2014

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Pine Co. Sheriff Searches for Dangerous Fugitive

The Pine County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a dangerous fugitive. Jesse Michael Ericson, who is either 47- or 48-years-old, is wanted for violating a supervised release in connection to a kidnapping conviction.

08/14/2014

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Man’s Hi-Def Home Surveillance Helps Nab 5 Armed Robbers

The chilling kidnapping and robbery of a young woman in Minneapolis was captured on high-definition surveillance cameras. It happened early last Tuesday morning in south Minneapolis. In the video, you can see a woman walking with two of the suspects down Lyndale Avenue. Look closely, and you can see she is in a headlock.

08/05/2014

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Man Charged In Death Of Peterson’s Son In Court

A man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded not guilty for an alleged attack on the boy’s mother. Twenty-eight-year-old Joseph Patterson was arraigned Thursday in Sioux Falls on charges of aggravated assault and kidnapping.

07/24/2014

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Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Brutal Elk River Home Invasion, Police Chase

A 31-year-old man has been sentenced to 8 years in prison in connection to a brutal Elk River home invasion and brazen police chase in February. On Friday, Ryan Thomas Woehler received his 96-month sentence after being convicted of first-degree burglary and kidnapping.

06/23/2014

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Minn. Man Facing Sentencing In Nev. Abduction Case

A 34-year-old Minnesota man could get probation or prison time in Nevada after pleading guilty to felony coercion for keeping his ex-girlfriend against her will at a motel in the resort city of Mesquite.

06/09/2014

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Abduction Victim Speaks Out On Wetterling Case

Few Minnesota crimes are as notorious as the unsolved abduction of Jacob Wetterling. A masked stranger grabbed the 11-year-old as he biked home from a store in St. Joseph on October 22, 1989. Nearly 25 years later, everyone remembers Wetterling’s name. Many have never heard of Jared.

05/15/2014

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Man Charged After Missing NY Girl Found In Washington Co.

A Minnesota man faces serious charges after a missing girl from New York was discovered with him in Landfall, Minn. earlier this week, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office says on May 6 deputies responded to the Landfall residence on a report of a missing child from New York being held there. Upon arrival to the residence — located on 134 Dellwood Square S. — deputies made contact with the resident, identified as 53-year-old Michael Angelo Goerlich.

05/08/2014

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4 Indicted In Minnesota Drug Cartel Torture Case

Four men have been indicted on charges alleging they kidnapped and tortured two men they suspected of stealing drugs and money from a St. Paul “stash house,” federal prosecutors announced Tuesday. The kidnappers released their victims, but not before nearly severing one victim’s finger while interrogating him in the house, court papers allege.

05/06/2014

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Calif. Police Arrest Suspect In Twin Cities Kidnapping

The suspect in a kidnapping case was arrested in downtown Los Angeles Thursday, April 17 after attempting to evade police officers. Jesus Ramirez, 31, is charged with four counts of kidnapping and one count of aggravated robbery in the first degree.

04/18/2014

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Minnesota Kidnap Suspect Caught After Calif. Chase

A kidnapping suspect from Minnesota has been arrested after leading police on a car chase into downtown Los Angeles where he escaped officers on foot.

04/17/2014

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