Sherburne County Jail
Authorities in Big Lake say a 25-year-old man was arrested last week for malicious punishment of a child under the age of four. Big Lake Police interviewed the suspect, identified as Akinmusayo Akinde, after authorities received a report of child maltreatment.
Two men sit in the Sherburne County Jail charged with a brutal Elk River home invasion. But the biggest threat came as 40-year-old Aaron Martin and 31-year-old Ryan Woehler sent police on a high-speed chase, going the wrong way on Interstate 94 near Rogers last Thursday. Dozens of motorists and law enforcement officers were put at risk as the pursuit continued for nearly two miles. Authorities believed that the men had a kidnapping victim with them.
A Minnesota National Guardsman, accused of stealing hundreds of soldiers’ identities, had a target list that included billionaire Warren Buffet. Keith Novak made his first appearance in federal court Monday on a fraud charge related to the identity theft. Novak is charged with one count of fraud in connection with the theft of personal identification information for more than 400 active-duty U.S. soldiers. The FBI revealed that much of the evidence against Novak comes from their taped conversations with him.
A 28-year-old St. Cloud man has been arrested after an investigation into an armed robbery Wednesday, according to police.
A 29-year-old man from Elk River was arrested Tuesday in connection with an incident involving criminal sexual conduct with a pre-teenage girl.
Authorities arrested a 29-year-old man from Becker, Minn., Thursday for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography.
A Minnesota Somali woman awaiting sentencing on federal terror charges has been moved to a new jail, and is being allowed to wear her head scarf at times.
A Muslim woman convicted of conspiring to funnel money to terrorists in Somalia is protesting a ban on headwear at the Sherburne County Jail where she’s an inmate.
Two Minnesota women accused of going door-to-door to raise money for al-Shabab knew the Somali-based group engaged in terrorism and “rejoiced” when they heard about its victories in their war-torn homeland, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
In a surprise move Denny Hecker’s girlfriend Christi Rowan has decided she will not fight charges she stole money that belonged to Hecker and her creditors.
A gaunt-looking Denny Hecker will be staying in jail for the time being after a hearing held Tuesday.
Prosecutors want Denny Hecker to stay in jail because he is a flight risk and “an economic threat to the community.”
A man who was arrested earlier this week on state charges for having child pornography has now been arrested and charged with a federal crime too.
A 48-year-old man has been arrested for possession of child pornography.