Washington County Attorney’s Office
The former treasurer of the Minnesota State Fire Department Association has been charged with 13 counts of tax fraud.
Four men have been indicted in a July 2013 Washington County home invasion where a woman feared for her life after being tied up and threatened with a gun, according to court documents. The Washington County Attorney’s Office, in partnership with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Milwaukee, Wis., said four men have been charged in the West Lakeland Township incident.
Two adults and three juveniles have been charged in connection to a Woodbury teen’s death earlier this year, the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
A 24-year-old woman was convicted Thursday of stealing more than $150,000 from a vulnerable family member, according to the Washington County Attorney’s office. Elaina Lorene Casello was convicted on multiple counts of felony theft and identity theft after stealing money from various bank accounts of an elderly relative. The theft occurred from Feb. 2011 till Dec. 2012, with Casello using the stolen funds to buy several items, in addition to paying her own bills.
A St. Paul man and former boxer has been charged with the stabbing death of a co-worker at a Newport business on Thursday. According to the Washington County Attorney’s office, 58-year-old Gregorio Ramirez is charged with 2nd-degree murder. He’s accused of killing his co-worker, 44-year-old Uriel Ortiz, at Bailey Nurseries early Thursday evening.
Nicholas Adam Kluessendorf, 22, faces three counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of assault in the first degree.