A teacher at Olson Middle School in Minneapolis is behind bars and accused of soliciting a minor for sex. Early Tuesday afternoon, social studies teacher Joel Fowler was arrested by St. Paul Police.
Cook County’s top prosecutor will be prosecuted himself. Tim Scannell is charged with getting too close to a teenage girl, and faces two felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
A Chicago man has been accused of prostituting a 15-year-old in the St. Paul area, and beating her so bad that he nearly killed her, too. According to a criminal complaint filed in Ramsey County, 38-year-old Arteco Marvell Rhodes was charged with one count of first-degree engaging in sex trafficking, one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, and one count of possession of child pornography.
A Cloquet woman has pleaded guilty to witness tampering and arson arising from a 2000 homicide case.
A 45-year-old man has been sentenced to four months in the workhouse after pleading guilty to soliciting Little League baseball players through Facebook.
A former pastor at a St. Paul parish is being charged with criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of molesting one boy and exposing himself to another.
Michael Francis Hamer pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of soliciting children to engage in sexual conduct.
A Maple Grove woman, who worked as a Hennepin County social worker, pleaded guilty to a count of criminal sexual conduct on Tuesday for having sex with a client, according to Hennepin County Attorney Michael O. Freeman.
A caregiver at a St. Paul nursing home is accused of exposing himself, groping a female patient, kissing her and having her perform sexual actions on him, according to charges filed by the Minnesota Department of Health.
A St. Paul man convicted of raping and assaulting a child, once again faces charges. His neighbors were never alerted of his past because he isn’t on the sex offender registry.
A former teacher and coach at Cretin-Derham Hall will have to register as a sex offender and pay a $300 fine after being convicted of having sex with a former student.
A former northern Minnesota school superintendent accused of fondling a teenage boy has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.