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Woman Sentenced In Meth-Fueled Crash That Killed Cambridge Man

A 43-year-old Princeton woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for causing a crash that killed a 62-year-old Cambridge man, according to the Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo.

05/20/2015

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Apple Valley Woman Gets 90-Day Sentence In Distracted Driving Fatal Crash

A 29-year-old woman who caused a fatal crash when she ran a red light while dialing her phone will spend 90 days behind bars, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

04/16/2015

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Man, 42, Gets 15 Years For Elaborate Fraud & Identity Theft Conspiracy

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for “orchestrating an identity theft, check, and tax fraud scheme that spanned more than 10 years”, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

04/15/2015

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Man, 43, Sentenced In Anoka Co. Home Invasion, Assault On Elderly Man

A 43-year-old man will spend nearly 8 years in prison for his role in an Anoka County home invasion and assault, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

04/13/2015

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Ty Hoffman Gets 25.5-Year Sentence For Ex’s Murder

The man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station will learn his fate today.

03/17/2015

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Mpls. Woman Gets 15 Years In Prison For Uptown Hit-&-Run

A 38-year-old Minneapolis woman will spend 15 years behind bars for running down a man – who remains in a coma — outside an Uptown bar in August, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

02/06/2015

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St. Paul Woman Sentenced For Leaving Puppies In Dumpster

A 48-year-old St. Paul woman will serve 30 days in the county workhouse for dumping two puppies – one who died – in a St. Paul animal hospital’s recycling dumpster in May 2014.

02/05/2015

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Fitch Sentenced To Life Without Parole For Officer’s Killing

Brian Fitch Sr., who was convicted this week in the shooting death of Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

02/04/2015

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Brooklyn Park Father Gets 10 Years Crash That Paralyzed Daughter

A 46-year-old Brooklyn Park man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison in connection with a drunken crash that paralyzed his daughter last summer.

01/26/2015

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Duluth Man To Serve 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Preteen

The St. Louis County Attorney’s Office says a 49-year-old Duluth man has received the maximum sentence for sexually assaulting a preteen girl. On Monday, Joseph Edward Wilson — who was found guilty of two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct — was asked by the judge if he had anything to say before the sentencing. He did not, and the judge sentenced him to the statutory maximum 30-year sentence.

10/27/2014

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Fmr. Chiropractor Gets 4 Years In Prison For Raping Patient

A former Little Canada chiropractor will spend the next four years behind bars. Fifty-four-year-old Paul Thompson, of Vadnais Heights, admitted to sexually assaulting a woman who had been his patient for more than 10 years. In addition to serving four years in prison, he must also register as a sex offender.

10/20/2014

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Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Tax Fraud Scheme

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to six years in prison for filing false income tax returns in order to obtain tax refunds, according to court documents.

10/08/2014

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West St. Paul Man, 22, Sentenced In Deadly Hit-&-Run Crash

A 22-year-old West St. Paul man has been sentenced in a hit-and-run rollover crash that killed one person last November. Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced Wednesday that Jon David Devereaux was sentenced to one year in jail, probation for 10 years, a fine of $500 and ordered into Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge in connection to the Nov. 14, 2013 crash.

08/13/2014

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Minnesota Man Gets 20 Years In Prison In Drug Case

A Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a synthetic drug conspiracy case in North Dakota. Acting U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers on Monday announced the sentence against 24-year-old Casey Stevens Rosen.

04/14/2014

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Fmr. DNR Employee Sentenced In Data Breach

A former Department of Natural Resources official convicted of illegally accessing drivers’ license data on thousands of Minnesotans has been sentenced. On Monday, 49-year-old John A. Hunt of Woodbury was sentenced to two years’ probation and must also pay a $1,000 fine.

04/14/2014

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17-Year-Old Boy Gets 16 Years In Brutal St. Paul Beating

A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to over 16 years in prison for taking part in the brutal beating of a St. Paul man last August, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

03/25/2014

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Teen Gets 10 Years For Fatal Punch

After 17 months of waiting, a family finally learned how much time the man who killed their son will be in prison. A Stearns County judge sentenced 18-year-old Jesse Smithers to 10 years on Thursday. Smithers admitted to delivering the deadly punch in a St. Cloud alley almost a year and a half ago. On Sept. 21, 2012, Colton Gleason was walking with friends when a car pulled up, and Smithers got out and punched him. Colton died after falling and hitting his head.

02/06/2014

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Man In Toddler-Slapping Plane Case Gets 8 Months

A federal judge on Monday sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on an Atlanta-bound flight to serve eight months in federal prison.

01/06/2014

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‘Major Drug Dealer’ Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

A 26-year-old Oakdale woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for being a “major drug dealer,” the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

01/02/2014

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Trevino Sentenced To More Than 27 Years

The St. Paul man who killed his wife and attempted to hide the evidence by dumping her body in the Mississippi River has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison.

11/25/2013

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18-Year-Old Sentenced In Crash That Killed 2 Burnsville Teens

An 18-year-old Burnsville man has been sentenced in a crash that killed two Burnsville teens and injured two others on Aug. 21, 2012, the Dakota Count Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

09/23/2013

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Man Sentenced For Shooting At 2 Cops After Fight With Brother

A 41-year-old West St. Paul man has been sentenced for shooting at two police officers after a fight at his home with his brother Sunday morning, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

09/12/2013

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Local Legal Analyst Talks Bad Neighbor Sentencing

Shroyer commented on the White Bear Lake woman who will now be sentenced by a jury, and Hennepin County attorney Mike Freeman’s charge against the fleeing drunk driver that killed a man in Minneapolis.

09/12/2013

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Minn. Authorities Welcome Change On Drug Sentences

Minnesota authorities and defense attorneys are welcoming the federal government’s plans to ease up on mandatory drug sentences, pointing out that the state already has one of the country’s lowest incarceration rates because it’s been practicing what U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has been proposing for some 30 years.

08/13/2013

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Man Sentenced To Prison In Crash That Killed 2 Cousins

A 21-year-old St. Paul man has been sentenced to prison in the February deaths of two of his cousins. On Monday, Teng Vang was specifically sentenced to 5 years in prison. In June, Vang pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular.

08/12/2013

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