Minnesota Bureau Of Criminal Apprehension

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Former BCA Chief Named To New Archdiocese Position

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has named a former top cop as its point man for dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct by clergy. Timothy O’Malley spent over 30 years in law enforcement, mostly at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

08/25/2014

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Sheriff: Man Claims He Shot Himself, But Woman Suspected

A 38-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly shooting a man, who first told authorities his wound was self-inflicted. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says they received report of the shooting on Tuesday at about 6:05 p.m. at 23285 Farm To Market Road in Sturgeon Lake.

08/20/2014

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Authorities Investigate Rural Pope County Shooting Death

The Pope County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating after a man was found dead from a gunshot wound in Gilchrist Township. At 11:24 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to a 911 call about a person who had been shot inside a rural Pope County residence.

08/14/2014

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Missing Teen, Baby Found In Hudson, Wis.

Police say a suburban Twin Cities teenage mother missing along with her baby have been found in western Wisconsin. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the 17-year-old girl and her 9-month-old daughter turned up in Hudson Wednesday morning.

08/06/2014

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Police Identify Hastings Shooting Victim

Hastings Police said a 34-year-old man was shot to death Sunday night, and they are still seeking information on a suspect.

06/25/2014

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Bones Found In Lakeville Park Belong To Missing Man

Investigators say the bones found in a Lakeville park Thursday belong to a man who has been missing since the summer of 2012. Lakeville Police say remains found in Ritter Farm Park belong to 52-year-old Christopher Marc Bellino, who was last heard from on July 29, 2012.

05/16/2014

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Owner Of RV With Body In It Said Not To Open The Hatch, Renters Say

Police are investigating after a group who had rented an RV from a private party in Anoka County found a dead body inside a storage compartment in Winona. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office received the report at about 11:15 p.m. Thursday from the Winona Police Department.

05/02/2014

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Fugitive Sex Offender Arrested In Clearwater

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said they have apprehended a sex offender who recently went on the lam. Dagan Lasart, 32, was convicted for breaking into a woman’s home and sexually assaulting her.

04/18/2014

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Waconia Township Murder-Suicide Couple ID’d

The Carver County Sheriff’s office has identified the man and woman who were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Waconia Township Tuesday morning. Authorities believe Kenneth Gongoll shot his wife, Beverly Gongoll, before shooting himself.

04/11/2014

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Sheriff: Man’s Body Found In Benton County

Authorities are investigating after a man’s body was found on the side of a road near St. Cloud Tuesday afternoon. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a dead body on the side of a road at about 2:25 p.m. on County Road 75 between Mayhew Lake Road and East St. Germain Street.

03/26/2014

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Suspect In Custody Following 10-Mile Chase, Shooting

A suspect is in custody in Hubbard County after a 10-mile pursuit ended in a two police officers firing their guns. Ty Justin Andree, 23, of Bemidji was taken into custody Friday night after fleeing Becker County deputies who attempted to stop him when they identified Andree’s car as one suspected in the theft from a Detroit Lakes liquor store.

03/22/2014

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Minn. Deputy Shoots, Wounds Armed-Robbery Suspect

A deputy in western Minnesota has shot and wounded a man suspected of armed robbery. The Swift County sheriff’s office says the 55-year-old was taken to a hospital. His condition wasn’t immediately known.

02/22/2014

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1 Dead, 1 In Custody After Stabbing At A Newport Business

One person is dead after an apparent stabbing at a Newport on Thursday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s office. Authorities responded to a report of a stabbing victim in need of medical assistance at Bailey’s Nursery at 3:39 p.m. The victim eventually died, and a suspect is in custody. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.

02/13/2014

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Inside Minnesota BCA’s Financial Crimes Task Force

A security breach at Target stores across the country left tens of millions of Americans vulnerable to identity theft. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s Financial Crimes Task Force works across the state to crack financial crimes.

01/25/2014

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Sheriff: 2 Teens Die In Pine Island Murder-Suicide

Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after two teens were killed inside a southeastern Minnesota home early Monday night.

01/07/2014

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Drug Busts Net $40K Of Meth, Five Arrests

Five people are in the Douglas County Jail after the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and local police departments made a series of methamphetamine-related busts this week. On Monday, agents and officers from Alexandria Police arrested 29-year-old Kyle Hildebrand of South Haven and 23-year-old Jami Johnson of Sauk Rapid. Undercover agents bought 106 grams of meth for $6,000 from Hildebrand and Johnson, which has a street value of over $21,000. They were both eventually charged with 1st-degree controlled substance sales crime.

12/13/2013

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Police: Man Hurt In Hutchinson Officer-Involved Shooting

Authorities said a man was taken to a hospital after being shot by police in Hutchinson Friday morning. Police responded to a report of a suspicious man sleeping in the entryway of the Fairlane Apartments on the 400 block of High Street NE at about 8:10 a.m.

10/25/2013

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Police: Body Found In Lonsdale Was Missing ‘U’ Student

Investigators say the body that was found early Monday evening in Lonsdale is that of a missing University of Minnesota student.

10/01/2013

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Father Arrested After Kidnapping 2 Daughters

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has canceled a missing person alert after two sisters taken from a Florida home by their father were located. On Thursday, officers with Citrus County in Florida reported that the two girls and their father had been located in Montana.

09/19/2013

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Police Still Looking For Person Of Interest In Granite Falls Homicide

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said Wednesday they’ve located the 1996 GMC Sierra pick-up truck that they believe belongs to Andrew Joseph Dikken, a person of interest in the case. Authorities said the truck was found in a remote location about five miles north of Belview, Minn.

09/04/2013

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Still No Sign Of Minn. Man Missing After 4 Years

The whereabouts of a northern Minnesota man remain a mystery four years after he disappeared. Eighty-two-year-old Peter Achermann of rural Staples left his home to run errands on July 24, 2009. He was last seen on Warner Road by the Crow Wing River Bridge between noon and 1 p.m.

07/24/2013

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BCA Report: Minn. Saw Slight Rise In Serious Crime In 2012

There was a slight rise in serious crime documented in Minnesota in 2012, according to a report released Monday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).

07/08/2013

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BCA Investigating After SWAT Team Sniper Fatally Shoots Suspect In Standoff

Authorities are investigating after a SWAT team sniper fatally shot a man Wednesday in rural Beltrami County during a standoff situation. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating the shooting, which happened after 4:30 p.m. at a house on the 9200 block of Spencer Road in Liberty Township.

06/27/2013

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Police Say Woman Died Of Arrow Injuries

Police say the woman whose body was found in a Detroit Lakes apartment died of “arrow injuries to the chest.” The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office identified her as 69-year-old Geraldine Kading of rural Dent.

04/12/2013

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Skeletal Remains Of Hastings Woman ID’d

The skeletal remains of a woman found near the Vermillion River in Hastings has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner on Thursday.

04/05/2013

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