Rochester Man Sentenced 10 Years For Arson Of Minneapolis Pawn ShopA federal judge sentenced a Rochester man to 10 years in prison for burning a Minneapolis pawn shop during the unrest following George Floyd's murder.
Eric Walker Charged With Allegedly Setting House Fire That Killed Family DogA man has been charged with arson in connection to a house fire last September which left a family dog dead.
Man Gets 100 Months For Rioting On Nicollet Mall In Downtown MinneapolisA St. Paul man was sentenced to 100 months in prison and two years of supervised release for burning, looting, and damaging stores and businesses in downtown Minneapolis in August last year.
Timothy Otto Charged With Arson, Burning Dead Body In HastingsA 33-year-old Hastings man faces charges after allegedly burning a dead man's body at a park near the Mississippi River.
Reward Offered For Information On Suspected Arson In Central MinnesotaAuthorities in central Minnesota say a reward is being offered for information in a suspected arson.
Isanti Co. Sheriff Offers Reward For Info In Garage ArsonThe vehicle is believed to be a silver or tan passenger car with front facing fog lights, according to the release. The make and model of the vehicle is unknown.
Local, Federal Officials Called To Probe Bias Motive For Alleged Attempted Arson At Muslim CemeteryThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations called Tuesday for state and federal agencies to investigate a possible bias motive for what the advocacy group calls "an apparent attempted arson" at a Muslim cemetery in southern Minnesota.
Minneapolis Congregation Works To Rebuild Century-Old Church Destroyed In ArsonFlames destroyed Sacred Heart of Jesus Polish National Catholic Church in northeast Minneapolis last spring. It was the only church of its kind left in the state and now, after months of investigation, it's officially a criminal case.
ATF Offers $5,000 Reward For Info Leading To Minneapolis Church ArsonistSt. Paul's field division for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a $5,000 reward in exchange for the public's help in solving a church arson that occurred in April.
Knife-Wielding Man Allegedly Commits St. Paul Apartment ArsonSt. Paul police officers responded to reports of a possible assault Tuesday ending in an alleged arson.
James Scholtes Charged In Connection To St. Cloud ArsonA 36-year-old St. Cloud man has been charged with arson in connection to a residential fire at the end of last month.
BCA Update Confirms Spike In Violent Crimes Statewide In 2020, With Murders Up 58%Bias crimes also rose sharply in 2020. There were 223 bias incidents recorded by the BCA, which stands as the highest number seen in 15 years, according to the agency.
Montez Lee Pleads Guilty To Setting Minneapolis Pawn Shop On Fire During UnrestA 26-year-old Rochester man pleaded guilty on Thursday to setting a Minneapolis pawn shop on fire during the unrest following the murder of George Floyd last May.
John Newport Gets 18 Years In Prison For Paynesville Fire That Killed DaughterHe was sentenced to what was an upward departure from sentencing guidelines, due to the case's "particular cruelty," and that the victim was "particularly vulnerable."
Crews Battle Maplewood Apartment Building FireThe Little Canada Fire Department responded to the Goldenstar Apartments shortly after 2:30 a.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they found a fire purposefully set in the third floor hallway.