Ramsey County Attorney’s Office

Man Gets 30 Years For St. Paul Easter ShootingA 21-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced Thursday to more than 30 years in prison for shooting the mother of his young child in the face on Easter morning.
Maplewood Man Accused Of Killing Wife Captured In Illinois, Charged With MurderA 31-year-old Maplewood man has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife in August. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says Larry Todd Tennin was arrested in Waukegan, Illinois by U.S. Marshalls and the Great Lakes Regional Task Force. A warrant had been issued for his arrest on Sept. 10 for parole violation.
Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Girlfriend’s Baby GirlA Maplewood man has pleaded guilty to fatally beating his girlfriend's daughter. Leb Meak, 35, admitted in court Tuesday that he punched, squeezed and threw the 18-month-old girl.
St. Paul Teens Charged In Crime Spree That Ended With Friend's DeathThree St. Paul teens face charges ranging from aggravated robbery to car theft for a string of crimes that culminated in the self-defense shooting death of their friend. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says 17-year-old Donte Edward Foster and 16-year-old Kendell Anthony Lewis are charged with two counts each of first-degree aggravated robbery.
Charges: Man Had $30K Of Untaxed TobaccoTax officials say a man faces tax crime charges after evading state taxes following a purchase of $30,000 worth of tobacco products from an out-of-state wholesaler.
Man Charged After Crash Involving 8-Year-Old DriverA man involved in a head-on crash Monday in east St. Paul told police the driver was a child. Investigators say 25-year-old Blake Folson let his 8-year-old cousin control the pedals while he steered.
Woman On Trial For Identity Theft Accused Of Stealing Jewelry From JurorA Ramsey County juror showed up for court, but ended up leaving without her wedding band and a watch worth almost $5,000. And police say the person who took her jewelry was the defendant. Travette Campbell has a lengthy criminal history, including at least five prior felony convictions.
Archdiocese Under Investigation In Pedophile Priest CaseThe Ramsey County Attorney's Office has launched a new criminal investigation into how top officials at the Twin Cities Archdiocese handled the case of a convicted pedophile priest.
Former St. Paul Schools Custodian Gets 10 Years For Child Sex AbuseA former St. Paul Public Schools custodian was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing several young children, including members of his family. Walter Johann Happel, 63, struck a plea deal in March after pleading guilty to one count of surreptitious invasion of privacy, after he spied on an 11-year-old boy in Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School student bathroom.
St. Paul Arson Team Recognized For 'Superior Service' It's National Arson Awareness Week, and in recognition of it the city of St. Paul is honoring its team of investigators for leadership, teamwork and hard work.
Minn. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Sex OffenderThe Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a convicted St. Paul sex offender who argued that a jury, and not a judge, must decide his risk-level status. The decision could affect the statuses of several Level-III sex offenders in the state.
Husband In Court 18 Years After Toni Bachman's DisappearanceA Twin Cities man is charged with murder in the unsolved disappearance of his wife nearly 20 years ago. Toni Bachman vanished in 1997, and investigators have considered her husband, Norman, a suspect from the start.