Montevideo Police Department
Montevideo police rescued eight puppies Tuesday and cited two people for animal abuse. Police responded to a report of animal abuse and found eight pit bull puppies crowded into one small kennel — all in poor health.
A 27-year-old Montevideo man is accused of drinking at a bar earlier this month while leaving a small child inside a vehicle sleeping with the car running, according to police. Montevideo police said Christopher Jasperson was charged with child endangerment in connection with the case.
On Christmas Day, authorities investigated the death of a 64-year-old man in west-central Minnesota. The Montevideo Police Department said it and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the suspicious death of Thomas Dickson.