Second Degree Assault
Three people involved in a drive-by shooting in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning have been charged with weapons and riot offenses. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, Michael Rolack Jr., TyLynne Wilson and Loretha Peoples were charged in connection with a shootout that happened just before 2:30 a.m. on 2nd Avenue near 5th Street.
A 60-year-old Rosemount man is accused of pulling a gun on another man after losing in a game of cribbage, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court. Peter Eldon Kvam was charged with second-degree assault and one count of terroristic threats in connection with the incident
A suspect shot by police in St. Paul last Friday has been charged with attempted murder, according to court documents filed Tuesday in Ramsey County. Cory Anthony Lee, 37 of St. Paul, was charged with one count of second-degree attempted murder and one count of ineligible possession of a firearm in connection with the March 21 incident.
A second teenager accused of assaulting a former Minneapolis mayoral candidate has been charged Monday, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman. Seventeen-year-old Deea Leshawn Elliot was charged by juvenile petition with two counts of aggravated first-degree robbery and one count of second-degree assault for an attack on Mark Andrew, 63, at the Mall of America on Thursday. According to the criminal complaint, a young man grabbed Andrew’s iPhone from him in a Starbucks at the MOA. Andrew chased after the suspect, but was stopped by Elliot and 18-year-old Letajia Cutler Cain, who blocked the shop’s door.
Ariel Luis Barnett pleaded guilty Friday in Dakota County Court to two counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, two counts of kidnapping to commit great bodily harm and one count of a firearm violation for a convicted felon.
Authorities said a 15-year-old boy was taken into custody Thursday night after throwing hot grease from a frying pan on his mother during a domestic dispute. St. Cloud Police were called to the 3500 block of 3rd Street North at about 3:56 p.m. Thursday on a report of a domestic disturbance in progress.
A Minneapolis man with a lengthy criminal record has pleaded guilty to running down two Army recruiters at a Roseville crosswalk in September, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
A 21-year-old man is accused of robbing a woman and her daughter at knifepoint after they were done shopping Tuesday in St. Cloud, according to charges filed Wednesday in Stearns County.
A 40-year-old South St. Paul woman is accused of assaulting another woman for “snitching” of a suspect in connection with a recent shooting, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court.
Police have arrested a 42-year-old man in North Dakota in connection with a fatal shooting at a south Minneapolis bar.
The 31-year-old Burnsville man who allegedly held two people at gunpoint during a standoff at a Burnsville gas station on Saturday has been charged. Ariel Luis Barnett was charged Tuesday in Dakota County for two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of kidnapping.
A 30-year-old man from St. Paul was arrested by St. Cloud Police Wednesday night for throwing a rock through a car window with one adult and three children inside. Police responded to the incident at about 6:40 p.m. Wednesday on the 200 block 19th Avenue North in St. Cloud.
Police in Mankato have arrested a suspect after a woman was found dead and a man was injured in an incident Thursday morning. Police responded to the incident on the 1400 block of Second Avenue at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
A 35-year-old Otsego man is accused of assaulting a police officer and a police dog while threatening people with a knife at home in Nowthen, according to charges filed Thursday in Anoka County Court.
Authorities said a man was arrested Sunday after attempted murder in southern Minnesota after an altercation at a family event resulted in gunshots being fired.