Mpls. Councilmembers Want Decreased Consequences For Minor Pot PossessionA push is underway to downgrade minor possession of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a petty misdemeanor in the city of Minneapolis. If you are caught with pot in Minneapolis right now, you could face a $200 fine, jail time and a criminal record.
Ramsey Co. Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Guilty To Hitting His K-9A Ramsey County sheriff's deputy who was caught on surveillance cameras abusing his K-9 partner has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty, according to Carlton County officials.
Richfield Officer Won't Face Charges For Alleged Assault On TeenA Richfield police officer will not face criminal charges after he was accused of assaulting a teenager in October. Kamal Gelle, 19, said he was pulled over by an officer on the night of Oct. 3 and cited for careless driving.
Woman Who Swindled $350k From Car Wash Gets 57 MonthsA woman who kept the books at an Eagan car wash was sentenced Wednesday to 57 months in prison for swindling $350,000 from her employer.
Police: Man Arrested For Indecent Exposure, Window Peeking SpreeA St. Cloud man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of 25 different incidents involving indecent exposure and window peeking. The St. Cloud Police Department says 33-year-old Kevin James Petroske was taken into custody at noon after a month-long investigation.
Driver, 19, Charged In Sleepy Eye Crash That Killed 4 A 19-year-old Sleepy Eye man faces two misdemeanor charges in connection to a crash that killed four people in March, according to the Brown County Attorney's Office. On Friday, Kansas Taylor Adams was specifically charged with failure to use due care and allowing over 1.4 grams of marijuana to be in his motor vehicle.
Fmr. Robbinsdale Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Prostitute SolicitationThe former chief of police in Robbinsdale pleaded guilty to soliciting a prostitute earlier this year. Steven Smith, 45, was arrested in Coon Rapids during a prostitution sting in February.
Man Who Jumped Into Mississippi River Charged A 19-year-old man is charged with a misdemeanor after authorities say he jumped off a bridge in a Twin Cities suburb in the name of charity. The Hennepin County sheriff's office said Monday that Joseph Mark Sanislo of Coon Rapids is charged with one count of disorderly conduct.
Woman, 23, Charged In Pond Crash That Killed 2 ChildrenA mother who crashed into a St. Louis Park retention pond with a car full of children is now facing jail time. Marian Guerrido was driving with her three kids and two of her boyfriend's children last November when she lost control, submerging the car.
Charges: Apple Valley Car Wash Employee Swindled Nearly $350KA 46-year-old Apple Valley woman allegedly stole nearly $350,000 from the car wash where she worked at between 2008 and 2012. Connie Marie Rogers has been charged with nine counts of felony theft by swindle, and one count of gross misdemeanor theft by swindle, in connection with the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Paradise Car Wash.
Pranking 911? Minn. Bill Would Stiffen Penalties Minnesota lawmakers want to put prank callers to 911 emergency lines on notice that future fake calls could come at a price.
St. Paul Police Request Further Review Of KickingTwo St. Paul police officers who were cleared of felony charges over allegations of police brutality could still be charged with misdemeanors.

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