Twenty-five-year-old Buford Rogers is scheduled to be sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court after pleading guilty to one count of possessing a firearm illegally and one count of possessing an unregistered destructive device.
Acting on a perceived threat to blow up a west-central Minnesota police station, dozens of FBI agents and other law enforcement officers converged on a Montevideo trailer park last year and arrested a man who belonged to a tiny local militia. Authorities found a cache of weapons in the May 3 search — including Molotov cocktails, suspected pipe bombs and firearms — and the FBI said at the time that it had thwarted a terror attack in its planning stages.
The death of a 64-year-old Montevideo man has officially been ruled a homicide by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner on Saturday. Thomas Dickson was found dead Monday evening in his apartment on the 100 block of west Canyon Avenue. His death was initially described by police as “suspicious.” Police say the public is not at risk. Anyone with information is asked to contact Montevideo Police at 320-269-8808.
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.
A federal magistrate is recommending that statements made by a western Minnesota man be allowed at his trial on weapons charges. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeanne Graham recommended Thursday that the judge deny Buford “Bucky” Rogers’ request to suppress Rogers’ statements and evidence gathered in a raid on his father’s mobile home outside Montevideo.
More details have been released in the case of what the FBI is calling a “foiled terror plot” in western Minnesota. Authorities say 24-year-old Buford Rogers was planning to bomb the Montevideo police station, attack a communications tower.
Police in a western Minnesota town want to know who is responsible for setting off a series of chemical bombs. Over the past two days, Montevideo police have found eight of the so-called “MacGyver bombs” on 5th and 7th streets.
A 66-year-old man from Montevideo died Sunday after an accident involving a personal watercraft in western Minnesota, authorities said. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at about 3:26 p.m. Sunday on the north side of Norway Lake.
People in a western Minnesota town want to know who stole a pontoon that was used for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
A western Minnesota man arrested earlier this month in what the FBI called a thwarted terror plot has been indicted, but not on any terror-related charges. A federal grand jury indicted Buford Rogers, 24, Tuesday on four counts, including possessing Molotov cocktails and a pipe bomb, but not terrorism.
A detention hearing is scheduled for a man arrested in what the FBI is calling a thwarted terror plot in western Minnesota.
Jeff Rogers places his American flag upside down to show what he calls the “tyranny of government.” He says his son Buford – or “Bucky” as he’s known – is part of the Black Snake Militia, and they just want freedom.
Something brought the FBI and a bomb squad to a mobile home park in western Minnesota today.
Authorities say an 18-year-old from Watson was killed and three others suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in western Minnesota.
Recent snowfall has increased the risk of flooding to normal on parts of the Upper Minnesota and Mississippi River basins.