Stearns County Jail
A St. Augusta man and a St. Cloud woman are expected to face several criminal charges after police found about $300,000 worth of methamphetamine and stolen firearms in their possession Thursday. According to the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force, 34-year-old Joseph McMahon was arrested at his St. Augusta home after officers served a search warrant. They found six pounds of meth, which has a street value of $260,000
A 19-year-old St. Cloud man is in the Stearns County Jail after being suspected of a drive-by shooting Tuesday that injured one woman. According to St. Cloud Police, Malcolm Cooper is believed to have fired shots at a 19-year-old woman from his vehicle just before 1 p.m. on the 700 block of 13th Street South.
A Zimmerman man is facing felony weapon charges after St. Cloud police found him with an automatic pistol while responding to a separate gun complaint. Enrico Antonio Ritchard Howe, 20, is being held at Stearns County Jail on felony weapon charges.
One person is in custody after a man reported being assaulted in his home by an unknown male. Corey William Becker, 21, of Grand Rapids, is being held at Stearns County Jail in connection with the incident. According to the St. Cloud Police Department, authorities responded to a report of a burglary in the 1000 block of 36th Avenue North in St. Cloud, Minn.
Authorities said a man suspected of at least two robberies in the St. Cloud area was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Waite Park Police and local FBI agents executed a search warrant at about 2:30 p.m. at a residence on the 1400 block of Westwind Road in St. Cloud.
24-year-old Mississippi man is accused of shooting a bar employee in St. Cloud last weekend after he was kicked out of the bar for giving alcohol to underage girls, according to charges filed Tuesday in Stearns County Court.
A St. Cloud man faces felony charges after attacking a nurse and two security guards at St. Cloud Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. According to St. Cloud Police, the assaults occurred just before 3 p.m. Joseph Charles Karnik, 24, is facing three felony-assault charges because of his history of violence towards law enforcement.
A Sauk Rapids man fought police officers, deputies and staff at St. Cloud Hospital after being arrested Saturday afternoon. Shawn Thomas Iees, 26, was spotted by Stearns County deputies and St. Cloud Police officers just before 2 p.m. while walking on Veteran’s Drive near 24th Avenue North in St. Cloud, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s office. Officers attempted to stop Iees, who has three outstanding warrants, but he fled, leading to a brief foot chase.
The 20-year-old man who was shot in the chest behind a strip mall in Sartell Thursday morning has died, according to Sartell Police. Maurice Galvin Jr. of St. Cloud passed away at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Cloud Hospital. On Friday morning, 23-year-old Demetreus Anthony McGinnis was formally charged with second-degree murder.
Just before midnight on Thanksgiving Day, St. Cloud police say they were led on a car chase that ended with a 23-year-old driver being tased and arrested on DWI and other charges.
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.
Authorities said Wednesday they’ve made an arrest in connection with a November 2012 stabbing that took place near downtown St. Cloud. Police said Traid Lee Mason, 23 of St. Cloud, was taken into custody Tuesday in connection with the assault, which took place in the early-morning hours of Nov. 17, 2012.
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.
Authorities said four people were taken into custody early Wednesday morning after an apparent armed robbery of a cab driver in St. Cloud.
A 39-year-old Paynesville man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly assaulted and stabbed his girlfriend, according to police.