A Beltrami County man was charged Wednesday with the attempted first-degree murder of a 17-year-old girl over an apparent dispute involving a lawn mower. According to the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, 40-year-old Chad Eric Pickering is accused of shooting his teenage neighbor three times shortly after she confronted him about riding his lawn mower through her yard.
A 35-year-old Arden Hills man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to distributing about 11 pound of methamphetamine after trying to sell to an undercover cop at a Target parking lot earlier this year. Marcelino Garcia pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 or more grams of meth after getting indicted on March 20, 2013.
Police say a 15-year-old brought a cylinder-powered BB gun with a replica silencer screwed onto the end to Pine City High School on Thursday.