Apple Valley Man, 34, Charged In One Of Dakota County's Largest Drug SeizuresAlphones Latrese Herron Jr., 34, faces three first-degree counts of aggravated controlled substance crime.
James Backstrom, Longtime Dakota County Attorney, Announces RetirementDakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that he will retire at the end of February, two years before the end of his term.
James Robert Lapsley Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Single Vehicle Crash That Killed Kayli Thompson In May 2018Lapsley previously pled guilty to criminal vehicular homicide on January 6.
Dakota Co. Attorney To Review Keith Ellison Case Only After Police ProbeA Minnesota prosecutor said Tuesday that he would agree to review allegations of domestic abuse against U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison only if a formal complaint is first investigated by law enforcement.
Opioid Abuse Training Draws Dozens Of Officers, Community MembersMore than 400 Minnesotans died from opioid-related incidents in 2017.
Dakota County Attorney Sues Opioid MakersThe Dakota County Attorney’s office is suing drug companies for wrongful practices contributing to the opioid crisis,
Charges: Teacher Had Sex With Teen, Sent Nude Pics To AnotherA Burnsville High School music teacher is charged with having sex with an underage student, and sending nude photos of himself to another.
Teen's Quick Thinking Thwarts Uber Driver's Alleged Attempted KidnappingA Twin Cities Uber driver is accused of trying to kidnap a young woman he picked up on the job.
Body Camera Footage Shows Burnsville Officer-Involved ShootingA grand jury has ruled that three Burnsville Police Officers were legally justified when they shot and killed a Chaska man.
Charges: Man Breaks Into 6 Inver Grove Heights Homes, Lies In BedsA South St. Paul man is facing several trespassing and burglary charges after breaking into several homes in Inver Grove Heights earlier this month.
Charges: Bank Manager Swindled $640K From AccountA long-time Twin Cities bank employee is facing charges she stole more than $600,000 from a customer. Cynthia Van DuSartz was a manager at Anchor Bank in West St. Paul, where she had worked for nearly 30 years.
2 Charged In Drug-Related Stabbing Death In West St. PaulA man and a woman face second-degree murder charges in connection to a drug deal that turned deadly last Tuesday in West St. Paul. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says Elizabeth Rios, 26, and Jose Dominguez, 21, were also charged with first-degree aggravated robbery in the stabbing death of 30-year-old Daniel Adam Wallner of West St. Paul.
Drunk Driver Who Killed Fulbright Scholar SentencedA Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Richfield woman. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Neftali Paolo Ramirez admitted to drinking before the fatal crash in Burnsville on March 8.
Fitch Sentenced To Life Without Parole For Officer's KillingBrian Fitch Sr., who was convicted this week in the shooting death of Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Man Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Teens He Messaged OnlineA Northfield man was sentenced to nearly a year in jail Monday after pleading guilty to befriending teenage girls online and having sex with them. Michael Lyle Stucky, 19, plead guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office said.