Ramsey County Attorney’s Office
After five days of deliberation, a jury could not come to a unanimous decision in the case of a St. Paul sex trafficking ring that targeted vulnerable teenage girls, according to the Ramsey County Attorney. A trial date has now been set for early September, according to the attorney, in the case that prosecutes two brothers and their two uncles for sex trafficking at least 10 known victims.
A St. Paul man was charged Friday with multiple crimes relating to a home invasion on Wednesday which led to a sexual assault and robbery. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 18-year-old Curtez DeShawn Graham was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, three counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of kidnapping and one count of first-degree robbery.
A jury found a 20-year-old man guilty of a gang-related shooting last October that left a woman dead in an SUV in an alley behind a St. Paul church. Joseph Campbell was found guilty Thursday in the death of Neressa Turner on Oct. 14, 2012, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office said. After the verdict, Campbell was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The search for 30-year-old Kira Trevino is finally over.
For more than two and a half months, Trevino’s family had been left wondering what happened to her. During an interview with WCCO in February, just days after she went missing, her mom, Marcie Steger, said Kira could bring out the best in everyone.
Two St. Paul brothers, their uncles and a woman are now facing charges of sex trafficking that spanned over the last couple years, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
On Wednesday, 17-year-old Anthony Joseph Mitchell, of Maplewood, made his first court appearance in Ramsey County.
After making a second request for an extension, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office charged a 17-year-old boy with murder in the death of his 16-year-old girlfriend.
Maplewood Police arrested a 17-year-old boy Friday in connection with the death of Anna Hurd, a teenager from North St. Paul who was stabbed to death last week.
Though authorities still have not found a body, a St. Paul man has been charged with murdering his wife after authorities found traces of blood throughout the couple’s home.
A grand jury declined to issue an indictment Thursday in connection to the officer-involved shooting that killed an unarmed teenager last August as he tried to flee a gunman who was holding several others hostage in a hotel room.
Authorities say five people have been charged and two others are still in custody after a large fight broke out at North St. Paul High School on Thursday.
Metro Transit Police arrested a man in St. Paul Tuesday night for allegedly groping a teenage girl on a bus last week, authorities say.
Twenty-six-year-old Brent Lynch, of St. Paul, entered his plea Friday in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend, Carolyn Leete. In the plea, Lynch agreed to a 32 year prison sentence.
A 24-year-old Maplewood man is accused of assaulting a 4-month-old baby that wouldn’t stop crying and is also accused of sexually abusing the baby, according to charges filed Tuesday by the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.
A 29-year-old Roseville woman faces a felony charge after police found 11-and-a-half pounds of meth and nearly $60,000 hidden in her apartment on Thursday.