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The victim and suspect in a fatal stabbing that occurred at a Newport business Thursday have been identified. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s office, 58-year-old Gregorio Maso Ramirez allegedly stabbed 44-year-old Uriel Navarro Ortiz at their workplace. Police were called to Bailey Nurseries at 1325 Bailey Road at 3:40 p.m. Thursday on a report of a medical emergency. Upon arrival, officers found Ortiz on the lunchroom floor in a pool of blood.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what appears to be the shooting death of two horses. Deputies found their remains on a Scandia farm, and the man deputies arrested for the crime has been in the news before.
Stillwater police have arrested a man who admitted to sexually assaulting multiple women in a Cub Foods parking lot, and other locations within the community.
Two adults were arrested after three people in a car led authorities on a high speed chase through the Twin Cities metro Saturday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Cottage Grove Police said Wednesday a 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a series of car break-ins that happened in the city between April and July.
The Chair of the Washington County Commissioners is being held in the Washington County Jail for various assault charges, Washington County Jail records show.